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501 Erie Street West – All Gone

Back on May 1, demolition began on the dilapidated row houses at Erie and Bruce. Then everything ground to a halt, and nothing happened for the next two months. Finally around Canada Day, the job was finished.


Photo © John Foot

A few more photos here, showing the site bare and clean.


Photo © John Foot

It took four long years, but the neighbourhood has finally been freed from this blight.

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