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Ouellette Avenue & Chatham Street - c. 1925

A different view today. This postcard shows Ouellette Avenue looking south. In the foreground to the left is what’s under the blue metal siding of the Shanfields-Meyers China Shop. The old Bank of Montreal Building can be seen on the south side of Chatham Street.To the left is the old Vital Ouellette house, which has been many different things over the years, but probably best known for its…
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Lincoln Road - c. 1905

An interesting old postcard shot showing what I believe to be the last block of Lincoln Road looking north towards Riverside Dr and the river. It looks like a nice quiet small town road. Looks like the house with the turret is still there too… Have a good Wednesday…
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St Mary's - c 1928

Hope everyone had a nice holiday. Up today is a neat old postcard from shortly after construction, with a neat view of the tower of St. Mary’s Academy. This was quite the building, it’s a shame that it met the wrecking ball. See you back here Monday. Enjoy the…
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Sunken Gardens - c. 1940

Happy Monday everyone, up today is a view of the sunken gardens, in what was then the fairly new Jackson Park, with a view of Kennedy Collegiate Institute in the background. Hope everyone had a nice weekend. Hard to believe this is the first post of December, almost another…
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Assumption High School - c. 1965

An old postcard view of the new Assumption High School, as noted on the back of the card “directed by the BASILIAN FATHERS” My favourite part of the card is the fact that Huron Church road looks like a rinky dink little 4 lane roads with a grassy median in the…
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Our Lady of the Lake - Walkerville

Continuing with the early era, edge of Walkerville churches, here today is an old postcard again about 1910, showing our Lady of the Lake church in Walkerville. Last known as Our Lady of the Rosary, the church was built in 1908 and closed in 2007, and it is currently…