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Oventhal Building – 1022 Wyandotte Street East

This building on Wyandotte Street West has long been one of my favourites. The large glass block windows on the second floor harken back to the 1930’s. I have no real information on the building or architect. The address comes up as being originally home to the Reycroft department store. I came across a picture of it form the early 1920’s and it’s not the same building, unless it was expanded and had new facade put on it.

After Reycroft it was home to The Buy-Right Store, operated by Murray Oventhal.

Some advertisements I saw for Buy-Right said “Since 1932”. Although the materials, the glazed brick and glass block are traditionally typical of the later 1930’s.

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