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296 – Somerset House as seen in Centertown

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Apr 30 2013
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Another shot (take 1) on the partially (actually nearly fully) collapsed “Somerset House” at the corner of Bank and Somerset. I really wish they could figure out what to do with this building. It’s such a pretty facade, I can only imagine how much life it would bring to the area if an amazing business filled it up. Happy Tuesday!   [google_map address=’296 – Somerset House as seen in Centertown’ coordinates=’45.415304,-75.696246′ zoom=’15’ height=’300px’]

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207 – Make Way for Target! Zellers is Now Empty (Almost) as seen on St-Laurent Boulevard

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Jan 31 2013
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Looks like Zellers or at least what’s left of it will only be open for one more day because after tomorrow’s fixture sale, nothing will be left behind. In a way its a sad day for Canada, but in another it’s also time to celebrate as we welcome Target! It will be interesting to see how their arrival plays out and how it will affect retail but until then enjoy today’s photos!     Doesn’t look like this store is closed when you see these carts lined up at the front door   But when you peak inside, it sure […]

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154 – The Abandoned Former Our Lady’s School Building as seen as Murray and Cumberland

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Dec 09 2012
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I present to you one of the many abandoned buildings in the King Edward and Murray Area of the Byward Market. While I am new to the city, the stories behind these buildings are not and have been the subject of much debate and press for many years. Check this article out from 2005 for a brief history. Sad to say, but it really does seem like these buildings may never get torn down.    [google_map address=’154′ coordinates=’45.43119,-75.690136′ zoom=’15’ height=’300px’]

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