1938
2012
Elgin street in 1938
Elgin Street at Albert Street
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A much more friendly Elgin Street is depicted on the 1938 photo when it only had one lane in each direction. 

The park that was located in front of the Grand Union Hotel was the consequences of the fire which detroyed the former City Hall located on Elgin Street between Albert and Queen Street

The blueish building on the West side of Elgin Steet is the British High Commission which was inaugurated in 1964.  The former tenant of that block was the Grand Union Hotel and it was demolished in 1962 after being in operation for 112 years.

The neo-classical building on the far right was the Post Office which only had a couple of months before being torn down to make room for the sadly famous War Memorial.
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