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Kingsway at Commercial Drive, Natal Garage, post improvement

Item is a photograph of Kingsway at Commercial Drive looking west at the southwest corner of the intersection, after the Kingsway improvements. The photograph shows the Natal Garage and service station and a convince store. Coca-Cola and Orange Crush signs are on the side of the convenience store. The new sidewalks, utility poles with street lamps, and the newly expanded road are all visible.

Kingsway at Commercial Drive, Natal Garage, pre improvement

Item is a photograph of Kingsway at Commercial Drive looking west at the southwest corner of the intersection, before the Kingsway improvements. The photograph shows a small corner store, the Natal Garage and service station, and a building under construction. Coca-Cola and Orange Crush signs are on the side of the corner store, and a delivery truck for Fletcher's No. 1 Bacon is at the service station.

Kingsway at Knight Street, southwest corner, post improvements

Item is a photograph of Kingsway at Knight Street, southwest corner, looking east, after the Kingsway improvements. The photograph shows the new sidewalk in front of Herbert Eldridge Drugs, the widened section of Kingsway, and the fully renovated fence and sidewalk sections across Knight Street. New billboards on Knight Street have advertisements for Forst's Radio (selling Philco radios) and City Coal Co.

Kingsway at Knight, looking southeast at intersection

Item is a photograph of the intersection of Kingsway and Knight Street, looking southeast, during the Kingsway improvements. On the left edge the signage for Ideal Fish & Chips can be seen, and on the corner across Knight is Ed's Fish & Chips. The newly constructed fence and billboards are visible at the southeast corner of the intersection in the upper right corner, but the road widening and other improvements have not been completed.

Kingsway at Perry Street, Jones Tent and Awning Co. Ltd., post improvements

Item is a photograph of Kingsway at Perry Street, looking northwest at the Jones & Son Tent and Awning Co. Ltd. Building. This photograph was taken after the Kingsway expansion and other new street improvements had taken place. The building has been shortened on front, with a new facade, and expanded on the back.

Kingsway at Victoria Drive, southeast, post improvements

Item is a photograph of the intersection of Kingsway and Victoria Drive, looking southeast, after the Kingsway improvements. Identified establishments on the southeast corner include the empty W. H. A. Van Alstine Drugs location (the old sign is visible behind the building) and Maple Leaf Barber Shop. There is a billboard for Shell Gasoline across the intersection further along Victoria. New utility poles, street light, and sidewalks care visible in the photograph, and the buildings have been renovated to accommodate the widened street.

Kingsway at Victoria Drive, southeast, pre improvements

Item is a photograph of the intersection of Kingsway and Victoria Drive, looking southeast, before the Kingsway improvements. Identified establishments on the southeast corner include W. H. A. Van Alstine Drugs, George Collett Boot and Shoe Hospital (before its move to the 1900 block of Kingsway), Maple Leaf Barber Shop, and Bell's Grocery. Across Kingsway in the right of the photograph is Star Grocery. There is a billboard for Turret Cigarettes across the intersection on Victoria.

Kingsway at Victoria Drive, southwest, post improvements

Item is a photograph of the intersection of Kingsway and Victoria Drive, looking southwest, after the Kingsway improvements. The corner of the empty W. H. A. Van Alstine Drugs location can be seen across Kingsway on the southeast corner of the intersection, on the southeast corner of the intersection an unidentified grocery store and W. S. Parcells real estate can be seen. Advertisements for Coca-Cola and Turret Cigarettes are visible on the grocery store building.

Kingsway at Victoria Drive, southwest, pre improvements

Item is a photograph of the intersection of Kingsway and Victoria Drive, looking southwest, before the Kingsway improvements. W. H. A. Van Alstine Drugs can be seen across Kingsway on the southeast corner of the intersection, on the southeast corner of the intersection Star Grocery, White Produce, and W. S. Parcells real estate can be seen. Advertisements for Coca-Cola, Toronto Dominion Trusts, and Seal Brand coffee are visible on the grocery store building.

Kingsway between Knight and Dumfries, looking northwest

Item is a photograph of Kingsway, between Knight Street and Dumfries Street, looking northwest. The awnings and partial storefronts of Stella Mae's Dressmaking and Ed's Fish & Chips are visible along the sidewalk leading up to Knight Street on the right. Diagonally across the Kingsway and Knight Street intersection several local businesses can be seen, including the Wayside Barber Shop, Sun Chong & Co., and Flemons.

Kingsway between Tyne and Battison Streets, looking east

Item is a photograph of Kingsway, between Tyne Street and Battison Street, looking east. B.C. Telephone Co. equipment is visible at the construction site in the middle of the photograph. Advertisement billboards for The Seaton apartments and the Alcazar Hotel (Hotel Alcazar on the billboard) are visible. The building in the centre right of the photograph has "The Bungalow" written on the side.

Kingsway between Tyne and Battison Streets, looking west

Item is a photograph of road construction on Kingsway, between Tyne Street and Battison Street, looking west. The photograph shows a man holding a flag, mostly obscured by a warning sign, and B.C. Telephone Company workers work at the base of a utility pole. The building in the centre of the photograph has "The Bungalow" written on the side.

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