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Old Posted Jun 25, 2007, 5:35 AM
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Originally Posted by trueviking View Post
damn...that photo is awesome....what a city....all those buildings on the left side that came down for the trizek building make me sick to my stomach....funny that a couple of those little houses on the bottom right are still there....used to be tokyo joes.

the frontenac hotel looks cool....never seen that before.
Keep in mind that the Richardson building lot was a gas station at the time too. So there were some positives through the passage of time too.

Also keep in mind that the industrial powerhouse of Winnipeg's former downtown no longer applies today. Thus vacant lots are abundant.. waiting for new oportunities in today's knowledge economy. Part of the problem is nobody wants to be near the rail line.

I agree the Frontenac Hotel is cool..... but relitively unknown today.
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