NEW; Kingston ON, 1948-2000 + 2018

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NEW; Kingston ON, 1948-2000 + 2018

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Hope to fill in some gaps next trip north:
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Re: NEW; Kingston ON, 1948-2000 + 2018

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Well, this is a nice surprise! Not half-bad for artifacts, either. One '50s Dominion still peddling groceries as Food Basics. The old Loblaws at 811 Princess St still has (brick-ups over) side windows visible. The Metro at 310 Barrie St. reuses the A&P off-centre signpole.

The '80s A&P at 466 Gardiners Rd. is a carbon copy of 155 Clarke Rd. in London. (Which supposedly dates to 1975. Hmm.)
"The pale pastels which have been featured in most food stores during the past 20 years are no longer in tune with the mood of the 1970s."
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