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D.M. Ferry Seed Warehouse

Happy Friday once again, today’s post takes a look at the D.M. Ferry Seed Warehouse that used to be on the corner of McDougall and Riverside Drive. It stood until the Casino came along, and the entire area was cleared. This photo rests with the George D. Mason collection at the Burton Library. It was built in 1911. A detail shot of the front entrance on McDougall. Check out this neat old…
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Prince Edward Hotel 1929

From the Financial Post, October 31, 1929: The Prince Edward, of the United Hotels chain, a modern and up-to-date caravansery which serves visitors to the Border Cities This shot is taken from Park Street, looking east towards Ouellette. View Larger Map Here’s the…
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Cataraqui & Marentette - Demolition

There was a small old convenience store near this intersection that was covered here in 2006…. Here’s how it looked in 2003. View Larger Map It got rougher as the years went on… as you can see in the Google StreetView image above. Drove past it tonight and it’s long gone. Another one bites the dust. Have a good weekend. First “official” weekend of Summer.
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St. Joseph's School - 1915

From The Evening Record – November 25, 1915: NEW ST. JOSEPH’S SCHOOL ON EAST SIDE The new St. Joseph’s school at the corner of Niagara and Marion is practically completed and will be opened the first of the year, relieving much of the congestion that has…