Ottawa City Directory 1909 – Old Ottawa South

Ottawa City Directory 1909, Might Directories, Ltd partial listing of streets of Old Ottawa South including Echo Dr from downtown * see note in parent page regarding error in archive.org website download link for DjVu file Attention, entries are listed as: last-name first-name initials, occupation Index ——- Aylmer Bank Barton Bellwood Belmont Cameron Carlyle Echo Euclid Fulton Galt Glen Grosvenor Hopewell Leonard Riverdale Rosedale Roslyn Seneca Sunnyside Woodbine AYLMER AV ========= (old Dufferin Ottawa…

Charles Hopewell

Charles Hopewell

Did you know that Hopewell Avenue was named after Ottawa’s mayor from 1909 to 1912 Charles Hopewell?  After the suburb of Old Ottawa South was annexed into the city of Ottawa in 1907, Hopewell was instrumental in getting the streetcar line extended over the Bank Street bridge into the rapidly expanding neighbourhood. The streetcar ran along a route roughly the equivalent as today’s #7 bus route. The school was built in 1910 but there had been a school on the site since the 1830s. Here’s…

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