Going Downtown: A History of Winnipeg's Portage Avenue -by Russ Gourluck -a Signed Copy ( Portage and Main, Winnipeg / Manitoba Local History )

By: Gourlick, Russ (signed)

Price: $36.89

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------softcover, about 10 x 11 inches, a solid Very Good copy, a nice copy overall but there is some curling to the cover corners and the first 30 or so pages, nothing serious but there is some curling, ---signed by the author without inscription, ---290 pages, b&w photos, a section-by-section look at the most famous of all Winnipeg streets, ---"Come along with Russ Gourluck, author of the best—selling A Store Like No Other: Eaton’s of Winnipeg, as he takes us on a nostalgic tour of what was the heart of Winnipeg’s shopping and entertainment for most of the 20th century. Illustrated with dozens of vintage and current images, this book pays tribute to the people, stores, restaurants, and theatres that made "The Avenue" so vibrant, while examining the factors that led to its decline, and its prospects for the future. ---Do you remember catching a flick at the old Capitol Theatre or choosing a shirt from the rack at Woolworth’s? Had your tarot cards read at The Chocolate Shop or stayed a night in the Vendome Hotel? Have you ever chowed down on a famous clubhouse sandwich from The Wagon Wheel? Portage Avenue has been the pulse of this city’s downtown for decades, and it has seen its share of both glory and shame over the years. In Going Downtown: A History of Winnipeg’s Portage Avenue, author Russ Gourluck takes a stroll along the blocks of Portage Avenue to uncover both the people and the buildings and businesses that have helped to shape -the Avenue into this city’s best known street."---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: Going Downtown: A History of Winnipeg's Portage Avenue -by Russ Gourluck -a Signed Copy ( Portage and Main, Winnipeg / Manitoba Local History )

Author Name: Gourlick, Russ (signed)

Illustrator: Photo Cover

Categories: Canadian History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB: Great Plains Publications, 2006, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2006

ISBN Number: 1894283651

ISBN Number 13: 9781894283656

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good (see description)

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159266

Keywords: Going Downtown: A History of Winnipeg's Portage Avenue -by Russ Gourluck ( Portage and Main, Winnipeg / Manitoba Local History )