‘Evil resorts’ dominated Canal Park in Twin Ports’ vice-ridden start

‘Evil resorts’ dominated Canal Park in Twin Ports’ vice-ridden start

Well before the Lakewalk, accommodations, present stores and eateries switched Canal Park to the tourism hub of Duluth, the lakefront area ended up being far less inviting featuring its smattering of junkyards and warehouses.

The storyline of their change happens to be well-told in the past few years, with resurfaced photographs showing car that is old and scrap steel lining the shore of Lake Superior. But a long time before that, in a time not easily recalled, Canal Park had been a thriving part of the burgeoning young town for even seedier reasons. (more…)