Two great pictures (umm, one’s a postcard) of Saskatoon’s 2nd City Hall which is King Edward School. The City bought King Edward School from the Saskatoon Public School board and used it as City Hall until the new one (designed by architect David Webster opened in 1956).
I post it here because I find it interesting and also as a point that it is awfully hard to find good information about the City of Saskatoon’s history without going downtown to the Local History Room at the Saskatoon Public Library. It’s almost as if the internet doesn’t exist locally. Some cities celebrate their past, Saskatoon locks into a tiny room across from City Hall.
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From The Atlantic Photo. An amazing series of photos from the 1940s.
Take a look at what New York City looks like from 7,500 feet.
7,500 feet is higher than most helicopters can fly and even higher than approaching jet traffic to New York City flies.
Make sure you click on the images to see all of the full sized shots. They are amazing on so many levels. You can find the entire series of Laforet’s website.