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#541 aastra

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Posted 03 May 2018 - 04:28 PM

Yates Street parkade, version 1.0:

 

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pic from https://archives.vic...de-yates-street

 

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View Street parkade:

 

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pic from https://archives.vic...ade-view-street


Edited by aastra, 03 May 2018 - 04:31 PM.


#542 aastra

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Posted 03 May 2018 - 04:52 PM

Nowadays people will flip when you do a tasteful restoration of an old building and then convert it to residential:

 

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pic from https://archives.vic...tney-and-gordon


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#543 Nparker

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Posted 03 May 2018 - 05:03 PM

City archives has a picture of the little building that used to be on the corner of Douglas and Kings:

Reminds me a bit of this from my 'hood.

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I wish someone would do a full restoration on it, or at least repair the windows and the peeling paint


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#544 Bingo

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 03:30 PM

This old photo has a mountain in the background that appears to have been water-coloured in.

The present day Ocean Island Inn/Backpackers is seen at right.

 

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Location fixed.

 

 

 

 


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#545 Mike K.

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 03:34 PM

Wow!

 

But isn't that Johnson at Blanshard?


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#546 Nparker

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 03:34 PM

...The present day Ocean Island Inn/Backpackers is seen at right...

So this is the site of the Juliet building today; making it the corner of Johnson & BLANSHARD.


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#547 Mike K.

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 03:37 PM

What's the building in the background partially obstructed by the Shell shell?


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#548 Rob Randall

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 03:38 PM

^That's the old Red Lobster.


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#549 Bingo

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 03:43 PM

Thanks...it's fixed

So this is the site of the Juliet building today; making it the corner of Johnson & BLANSHARD.

 

Wow!

 

But isn't that Johnson at Blanshard?


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#550 sdwright.vic

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 05:06 PM

^That's the old Red Lobster.


No, no, no. It is the old Ponderosa.
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#551 aastra

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 07:09 PM

It would seem to be the 3-story version of the 2-story building that was recently torn down to make way for the climbing gym's building:

http://vintageairpho...com/bo-47-1451/



#552 Bingo

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 08:19 PM

It would seem to be the 3-story version of the 2-story building that was recently torn down to make way for the climbing gym's building:

http://vintageairpho...com/bo-47-1451/

 

Thanks for reminding me of those great old air photos.

It also reminds me of how much angle parking we used to have in town.

There is only a bit left on Yates Street and Pandora, and I think it needs to be protected before it becomes one of the long gone greats.



 



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