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Scrapping All Around...

The end is coming for one local landmark, and the end is now confirmed to have come and gone for another… First up are a series of three photos from Darren, who sent along yesterday’s progress on the scrapping of the Ford Casting Plant. Comparing it to the last set of photos, they are really making progress… The big stacks are now being attacked… By the end of the day…
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United Grill

From my 1954 Visitor’s Guide, the only other restuarant still open, the United Grill on University Ave near the old Greyhound Station. A gleaming white, streamlined modern architectural beauty. The interior looks like it was quite the hopping place at one time.
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Liquidation World

Down to Ottawa Street today, and one of my favourite buidlings on that stretch. Located on the corner of Ottawa and Moy, the Liquidation World building, is truly an underapreciated art deco gem. Built sometime after 1937, the building still sports the “W” of the…
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Back To The Foundry

Hope everyone had a good weekend… Today we head back over to the Ford Foundry, and a few more reader submitted photos. Richard V. sent along these four following photos – Thanks for sharing these photos with…
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More Steinberg's

Reader Darren sent along a few Steinberg’s pictures from his collection… Thanks Darren! A clipping from the Windsor Star during the demolition in 1992… … and this photo above. He writes: I have a photo I took inside there after it closed and…
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Another email I got last week was from reader Pete, who was wondering if I had anything on the old Steinberg’s downtown. This photo above comes from the book “Windsor 1892-1992 – A centennial celebration” , by Trevor Price and Larry Kulisek. The…