Friday, May 16, 2008

Niagara Falls, Then and Now: From Bridge St. to Main St.

(click on photos to enlarge!)
Below: Motel being demolished on Fallsview Blvd., across from the Imax theatre, on May 19, 2007, taken by R. Bobak.

Above: Same view of a brand new parking lot, May 5, 2008.
Below: School being torn down on the south side of Robinson St., east of Main St., Feb.20, 2008, taken by R. Bobak.
Below: same view, school is gone, May.5, 2008.
Below: same view, the tree has lost its crown, Nov.14, 2008. The new Hilton hotel can be seen under construction in the distance.
Below: Looking from Robinson St. across to houses in the distance on Main.St. - the school building site after demolition, taken on May 5, 2008, by R. Bobak.

Above: same view, while the school was being demolished, Feb.20, 2008, taken by R.Bobak. The houses seen in the distance are on Main St.
Below: Looking west along Bridge St. from River Rd., ca. 1910 (NFLA). The Grand Trunk railroad station is on the right in the far distance. Note streetcar tracks on Bridge St.

Above: same view, Apr. 14, 2008, by R. Bobak.

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