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Please indulge me for a post.....a favorite Collegetown institution: The Chapter House


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This is the first bar where I had a beer. I was about 17 at the time, but looked 15 (48 years ago)


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Always been a big hit among Cornell students.


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Wide variety of entertainment.


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Sadly, like many of my youthful memories, time and circumstances change things.


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Alas, another of my Ithaca icons is gone.
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Old Posted Mar 26, 2017, 2:23 AM
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Mayor Myrick and Ithaca Police being interviewed after a truck lost control on one of the hills leading into downtown and crashed into a building. Sadly a young, pregnant waitress was killed in the collision.


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Mailboxes in Cayuga Heights.


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Downtown pizza joint


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Some Historical pics:

Flooding in 1896


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The Cayuga Lake steamboat Frontenac (built in 1870 burned in 1907 with 7 lives lost, 53 saved). Used by many commuters who lived and worked along the 40 mile long lake.


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Aeroplane factory in the West End of the city, 1915.


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McMansions on the hillside, coal train by the lake:


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Don't let it eat you


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Abandoned house....I wonder if it's tuned?


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Ironic bumper sticker and meter:


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Pedestrian footpath in Collegetown we use to sled down:

by day


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by rainy night


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The downtown branch of the county library (in an old Woolworth store)


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Miscellaneous stuff


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On one of the walking trails just outside of town


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Part of Aurora Street restaurant row, busy even in gloomy weather. A nearly complete new downtown Marriott Hotel in background.


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The building, 2nd from the right, seems to be checking out the ugly storefront of the Benjamin Peters buildings.


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Train passing by a lakefront cabin


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A chilly late night snack


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Part of the Sagan Planet Walk from downtown to the Sciencecenter. (click on the image ID below the photo for more info)


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