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Oh! Toledo!

Oh! Toledo!

1905. "Madison Avenue, Toledo, O." The Hotel Madison at left. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

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Historical Context

We can look back in historical context to any period and make value judgements, but how can today's streetscape be, in any way, better than the 1905 version? Will anyone in 115 years look at the car park photo (published by commishbob) with envy and say, 'wow - look what we lost'?

All Gone Now

An old Toledo directory gives the address as 718 Madison Ave. I\That whole side of the block is a parking lot now.

Wow.

This is a pretty amazing streetscape. Are any of those buildings still standing?

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