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McCaul Cigar Store, last breath.
McCaul Cigar Store, last breath.

//old storefront sign on the corner of McCaul & Queen St West in Toronto.

Covered for decades by modern signage, this hand-painted sign recently emerged after some horrible vinyl advertising was taken down off the corner shop. I'd seen it briefly at night a couple years ago when the store was first being stripped, but by the time I returned by day, it was covered again. A week or so ago, I noticed it had re-appeared, only worn, peeling and filthy from winters under the vinyl. I snapped a few photos, content to have something and went home, only to find a article in my inbox about the new building that is going to replace this one completely.

2010-04-02 // Categories: [Black & White]  [Toronto]  

so do we.home sweet O.McCaul Cigar Store, last, green and spoon.turning, tidy.