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A newspaper clipping headlined "City rejects CN's pitch for help with Mac sale"
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A moment in history: Jan. 13, 1988

On this day in 1988, the city and CN were in a battle over the future of one of Edmonton's most famous buildings — the Hotel Macdonald.

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A newspaper clipping with a headline reading "A wintry eviction from frail old hotel, thanks to complaint"
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A moment in history: Dec. 9, 1980

On this day 41 years ago, people living in the Dominion Apartments in Old Strathcona were facing eviction after the historic building was condemned.

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An old classified ad, including one for the Edmonton Hotel, "the pioneer house of entertainment west of Portage la Prairie"
Brief

A moment in history: Nov. 18, 1882

On this day 139 years ago, travellers were invited to spend a night at the newly expanded Edmonton Hotel, Donald Ross's ticket to making money more efficiently than the gold-panning that brought him to the city.

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