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The notes transcribed from the back of this photograph are as follows: Everything from exotic dancers to corned beef on rye are given billboard treatment in the array of signs that decorate the strip of shabby buildings on the south side of Queen St. facing the proposed civic square. Properties are assessed at $1,000,000 but land has I potential assessment of $6,000,000. The notes written and typed on the back of this photograph, from the time it was printed, are as follows: Queen Street (Toronto),Everything from exotic dancers to corned beef on rye are given billboard treatment in the array of signs that decorate the strip of shabby buildings on the south side of Queen St. facing the proposed civic square. Properties are assessed at $1,000,000 but land has I potential assessment of $6,000,000.July 17, 1956,Richard Cole transparent
DATED
July 17, 1956
PRINTED IN THE GLOBE AND MAIL
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Scanned from a print, and later selected by the National Gallery for its Cutline exhibition
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Everything from exotic dancers to corned beef on rye are given billboard treatment in the array of signs that decorate the strip of shabby buildings on the south side of Queen St. facing the proposed civic square. Properties are assessed at $1,000,000 but land has I potential assessment of $6,000,000.
Richard Cole / The Globe and Mail
62 YEARS AGOIN NEWS
Louis St. Laurent was Prime Minister
The Liberals were in power
Dwight D. Eisenhower was President

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