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Lansdowne Park in 4 years: From rubble to hosting CFL East Final

On Nov. 16, 2011, the south-side stands were reduced to rubble at Lansdowne Park. Four years later, the new TD Place stadium is ready to host the CFL East Final.

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On Nov. 16, 2011, the south side stands were finally reduced to rubble at Lansdowne Park during the park's redevelopment.

Four years later, the new TD Place stadium is ready to host the CFL East Final between the Ottawa Redblacks and the Hamilton Tiger Cats.

A lot has changed in four years, with two successful sports teams now playing at the stadium — the Redblacks and Ottawa Fury FC — and a slew of new businesses and greenspace are now in place.

The video above shows the final pieces of the old south-side stands taken down from the old Frank Clair Stadium.

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