Possible Railway Line Through North Side of Glebe

In October 1909, the Ottawa Journal reported the possibility of a new railway line through the northern portion of the Glebe, which, as noted in the following Ottawa Journal Article understandably upset a number of new homeowners (and Powell and Clemow of Clemora Realty) on Powell and Clemow Avenues.


This obviously did not happen and Clemora Realty was able to continue promoting the area as a prime place to move to and build a home, as is evident from the following advertisements in the local papers over the next few years:




The following is a particularly nice ad for a house located on Powell Avenue, from the Sept. 28 1912 Ottawa Journal: