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Back In Time: Re-Visiting Historical Waterloo Region
Interesting that both Kitchener and Waterloo moved their city offices into spaces built by mall developers, before building their own city halls again.
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Is Waterloo's current City Hall owned by the City, or do they lease the space?
I think in both cases, the Cities intended to build new City Halls, but it took a while to come up with the right plan, location and funding. I believe that both Cities now own their City Halls outright.
I know Cambridge and Kitchener leased office space... but where was Waterloo's before their current location?

In the Waterloo Square office tower, long since demolished.
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Partially true.  According to rych mills in a Flash from the Past column, "[in 1955], staff crowding had forced the purchase of a nearby Albert Street house for a city hall annex. In 1961, municipal government had reached such a size that most civic employees were moved to rented space in the new Waterloo Square's office tower....In 1971, city staff moved back over to the Erb and Albert corner into the new Marsland Centre where they remained until Waterloo's City Centre opened in 1987 on Regina Street."
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