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8325 Riverside Drive East – Seaway Towers

From December 1964, an ad above for the Seaway Towers on Riverside Drive in the town of Riverside. At 12 stories, it was one of the first high rise apartments built along the waterfront in Riverside. I love the architect’s rendering with the big old car cruising up to it.


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The building is situated on the site on an angle to maximize the amount of units with waterfront views.


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Amazingly enough, the building appears almost the same as it did in the rendering, although I suspect interior renovations have stripped it of any of its mid-century charm. Anyone out there know anyone in the building? Is the pool still in operation?

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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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