Duke of Gloucester St. looking east, in 1928.
On the left is the Colonial Hotel. On the right (right to left)
are the Peninsula Garage (formerly Spencer's wooden store),
Hotel Williamsburg, and Baptist Church. The printer tried to
eliminate the forest of utility poles, but left the lower
portions of the poles in the picture.

The same scene today:

A close-up of the center. You can see where a very good
graphic artist painted over the closest utility pole to "improve"
the vista, just to the left of the rightmost vehicle: