Sunday, February 4, 2018

Shop Storefront in 1962

This is what the Corner of Superior Street and 19th Avenue West looked like on January 17th, 1962 after a fire raged through the building. Residents of the top floors were forced outside where temperatures reached 30 below. Fortunately, there were only a few minor injuries and the top of building was demolished later that day.
What's left of the building still stands today! There are actually burn marks on some of the framework inside the shops. What was once a paint shop now houses Damage which is interesting after finding out what went down here over 50 years ago. There's your history lesson for the week.  
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