Booth Street

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Booth Street, looking north at Gladstone Avenue.

Booth Street is a major street just to the west of downtown Ottawa, Canada. North of Albert Street, Booth Street is designated as a city arterial road which proceeds to the Chaudière Bridge, connecting Ottawa to Gatineau. Once in Gatineau, it becomes Rue Eddy. This northernmost part of the street proceeds through the Lebreton Flats past the new Canadian War Museum.

South of Albert Street Booth is classified as a major collector road which enters residential areas. This region has traditionally been home to many of Ottawa's immigrants. Like Preston Street to the west there is a significant Italian presence, but there are also many other groups such as Chinese and south-east Asians. Booth runs south through Centretown and through an underpass under the Queensway. The road ends at Carling Avenue, just to the north of Dow's Lake.

Booth Street was named after Canadian lumber king and railway baron John Rudolphus Booth.


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