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Hotel Dieu – 1937

Happy Friday once again. Today’s photo is a neat old one of the corner of Ouellette and Erie. The date on the back of this one is marked April 21, 1937. But judging from the photo, that is the date of a reprint, the actual photo is probably closer to 20 years earlier.

Two shifty dudes at the corner, probably an early drug deal… 😉

The original Hotel Dieu was designed by Charles H. Chausse of Montreal in 1888. Architecturally, the front entrance was very striking, with the imposing Victorian balconies.

Even nearly 100 years ago, as today, the north side of the property along Erie was popular for parking.

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