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I've always been fascinated by the back of these old buildings. They face the main street downtown in St. Catharines (in Niagara Region). The street level are retail stores & the backs are apartments. At one time the view from the back looked over the first Welland Canal.
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May 28 2010 03:03 GMT jomoud PRO
Wow this is quite a difference I bet.
Have a tewrrific weekend.
May 28 2010 03:06 GMT Rabbitwmn
Thanks jomoud. Unfortunately the backs of these buildings have been neglected, while the store fronts are quite attractive.
May 28 2010 07:39 GMT twsottawan PRO
Interesting industrial architecture. This sort of building no longer exists where I live.
May 28 2010 23:27 GMT Rabbitwmn
Thanks for commenting twsottawan.

From the looks of them, I would think that these will eventually disappear as well & they will just keep the retail and office fronts.
May 29 2010 11:30 GMT Xaragma
Maybe neglected, but fascinating!
May 29 2010 16:40 GMT Rabbitwmn
I thought so too Xaragma :-)