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Old Posted May 27, 2008, 3:22 AM
Millstone Millstone is offline
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Originally Posted by Jaborandi View Post

I grew up in Bridgeview Survey.

That first photo of the 1948 aerial is amazing - no parking lots and a continuous streetwall on every artery. We moved to Hamilton in 1951 when I was a child and that is exactly how I remember downtown. It was a bustling happening place with sidewalks crowded with pedestrians and shoppers. I'm dismayed to see it now, especially around Gore Park.
You can even make out the King William to York St transfer. All gone.
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