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Posted on 3 November 2015

I live in the same neighbourhood I grew up in. A few blocks away from both my childhood home and current home, there is a small business plaza.

When I was a kid it had1 :

The bakery, deli, dentist, and pub have all shut down.

Some of the businesses that have opened and subsequently shut in the intervening years include:

Today it has:

Only the pizza place, as far as I know, is under the same ownership. The convenience store is also still there, but it has changed hands once or twice.

I feel like there’s some sort of story about demographic and cultural shifts in there.


  1. all of these are partial lists, based on memory 

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