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End Of The Line For 839

Back in 2001, I took a few shots of a great old house at 839 Assumption. Signs pointed to it being built about 1906, although I suspect it was about 10-15 years older. A well worn, old inner-city home.

It sold cheap in the summer of 2007….

It was horribly remodeled and turned into a rental property.

What was a great old house…

Became indistinguishable from many others around it.

Sadly last week a fire tore though the building, and it looks like the end of the road has arrived.

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The neighbouring house has already been demolished…

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But those twin trees flanking the sidewalk still remain at 839. I suspect they’ll keep watch a long time over a pair of vacant lots.

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Have a great weekend everyone. See you back here Monday.

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