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636 University Avenue West

This old Arts & Crafts bungalow on University Ave. west, between Janette and Caron, always intrigued me. A throwback to the days when University was lined with residences all the to downtown.

Sadly this house which was long neglected, and only used for storage, went up in flames this past Thursday night. The fire department has listed the cause as “undetermined”, and the city has issued a demolition order on the property.


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It’s too bad, although it was surrounded on all sides by commercial properties, it was still a good example of the architectural style. Another hole in the Windsor streetscape.

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Recent Comments:

  • Jim on 1501 Tecumseh Rd E: “Yes. The Loblaws had moved next door/expanded to the Franco’s space by 1965. There’s a pic at https://windsorite.ca/2013/02/retro-windsor-blizzard-of-february-1965/Jun 10, 13:05
  • Andrew on St Theresa – 1991 Norman Rd: “Thanks Matthew. I’ll have to see what I can find on the first one.Jun 8, 08:01
  • Matthew Revington on St Theresa – 1991 Norman Rd: “About St Theresa’s Church on Norman St, yes there was an earlier structure, from a wikimapia page “ The present…Jun 8, 07:18
  • Ronald W. Reaume on Reaume Community Centre Subdivsion – 1924: “This was very informative. A lot of the Reaume history. I had no idea.Thankyou.May 18, 09:18
  • JM on 1501 Tecumseh Rd E: “I was not aware that this was a Loblaws at one time. Was the building immediately to the East not…May 17, 22:13

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