Toronto Mike

Preserving the Blockbuster Quick Drop

I regularly walk past a building that was once a Blockbuster video store. Most recently it was a dollar store and is now being converted into a gym, but I know it was once a Blockbuster because it still has a Quick Drop slot.


With it currently being gutted and remodelled as a gym, my fear is they'll get rid of the Quick Drop slot. It's far too young to be considered historical, so every day I walk by to see if it survived the day.

A local dollar store is becoming a gym but the old Blockbuster return slot remains. It should be protected as a heritage site.— Toronto Mike (@torontomike) January 14, 2017

Today I saw they had built a new wooden box on the inside, a sure sign the Quick Drop slot is here to stay.



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