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Lost Hamilton

Location Scout, Mark Moore has sent me some photos of a recently exposed store front on Barton Street in Hamilton. This early store front had been covered for years. Next door (Hendry’s Shoes) has an equally interesting/vintage Vitrolite front.

More on Vitrolite here.

DSC09275 DSC09278 DSC09279 DSC09280 DSC09281 DSC09282 DSC09283 DSC09284Below a before shot.

Screen Shot 2015-10-26 at 7.12.12 AM Screen Shot 2015-10-26 at 7.12.40 AMBelow, another good example of an Art Deco Vitrolite storefront in Toronto

photo-toronto-murdies-drugs-devon-ice-cream-free-coca-cola-today-art-deco-design-1930sScreen Shot 2015-10-26 at 10.44.51 AMScreen Shot 2015-10-26 at 10.46.55 AM396 Vaughn Road today….

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One response

  1. Very elegant discovery, that. Love the type of both signs.

    October 26, 2015 at 8:03 am

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