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Back In Time: Re-Visiting Historical Waterloo Region
#21
(07-23-2015, 03:15 PM)BuildingScout Wrote: Talk about destroying the character of a building in the last photo pair.

Surely it's not the same building?  The window and door locations do not match.
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#22
(07-23-2015, 08:07 PM)tomh009 Wrote:
(07-23-2015, 03:15 PM)BuildingScout Wrote: Talk about destroying the character of a building in the last photo pair.

Surely it's not the same building?  The window and door locations do not match.

I am looking at the two pics and thinking the new building is a  new total rebuild ... using the same footprint and a close resemblance rebuild    Undecided
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#23
It's the same building, just butchered. You can tell because the pendants above the are still visible today.
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#24
(07-23-2015, 02:51 PM)Lens Wrote:

When were these taken? Any photo credits?
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#25
(07-24-2015, 12:14 AM)Lens Wrote: It's the same building, just butchered. You can tell because the pendants above the are still visible today.

I'm with MacBerry, it really looks like a different building, just a similar style.  Look at the locations of the windows and doors in the two buildings, they simply do not match.
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#26
It's the same building.


Quote:On the opposite side of King Street, 32 King Street North is currently the home of Carry on Comics and Kindred Spirit. Formerly called the Commercial Hotel; it was built about 1882 to replace an existing hotel that had burned down. The Commercial used to have a beautiful roofline and a corner tower that was removed in the early 1900s. Henry Raisig purchased the building from Jacob Conrad in 1902, eventually calling it the Raisig Hotel. He was also a town Councilor and was said to be a popular landlord. The building is now the Kingsway apartments with stores on the main level and is stucco over brick.

http://www.wpl.ca/walkingtour/Uptown/30-32King.html
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#27
OK I am losing sleep over this site. I feel like  I  should know this site and approximate date and location but I can't ... help please. 

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#28
(07-24-2015, 09:15 PM)MacBerry Wrote: OK I am losing sleep over this site. I feel like  I  should know this site and approximate date and location but I can't ... help please.

Conestoga College, Doon Campus.
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#29
(07-24-2015, 09:30 PM)BuildingScout Wrote:
(07-24-2015, 09:15 PM)MacBerry Wrote: OK I am losing sleep over this site. I feel like  I  should know this site and approximate date and location but I can't ... help please.

Conestoga College, Doon Campus.

Thanks ... so obvious when fact fills the void
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#30
(I do not own these)

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Interesting to see the metal piece in the middle of the tower gone now

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Such a shame to lose the Medical Arts/Dunker building

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Another shame, the building on the right is now BMO

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Bridgeport
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