UPDATE - MARCH 3, 2016 CONTINUED
Evidence of heat damage probably from the E. Sixth & Washington St. Fire-1974.
The blocked up former opening for the walkover across Diamond Alley to the second floor of the Knowles Building.
Plastice covering the wallover to the former Woolworth Building
The center of the second floor of Ogilvie's. Did Ogilive's originally stop in front of this wall making this wall the outside wall of another business behind the original Ogilvie's and Summit Lane.?
The center of the second floor of Ogilvie's. This would have been the outide wall of whatever building was behind Ogilvie's. Keep in mind there is another room and an outside to the Ogilvie's of our time. It very much appears that Ogilive's originally stoped with this inner wall at one time.. The project foreman has said that is his opinion.
Our first glimpse of the mystery. A ghost sign of a business long ago gone. A ghost sign that had been covered by a interior wall covering in the modern Ogilvie's Department Store.
The next group of pictures show the sign on the far eastern side of the Building. This is behind where the elevator was. THat steel etc is in front is part of the elevator shaft, etc.
This surprising discovery created a need for some research and the following led to this
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