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Red Cross – 1226 Ouellette Avenue – 1949

This building was located at 1226 Ouellette, just south of Gilles, and was for years the local Red Cross building. It was designed by local architects Sheppard & Masson, and was built in 1949, and it opened in May, 1950.

For the life of me I don’t remember this place. I’m assuming that it was closed about the time the one on Plymouth & Grand Marais opened? Does anyone remember when it was demolished?

Sorry for the lousy picture, it’s the only one I’ve ever come across…


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Interestingly the vacant lot where it once stood, still has a sidewalk that must have went up to the building…

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