Dillon Hall

Dillon Hall on the University of Windsor campus, built in 1927 and designed by Albert Lothian, was recently awarded a 2012 Built Heritage award. The U of W has invested time and money to fix up Dillon Hall. Removing all the ivy, and restoring two of the roof cupolas that were long removed. A beautiful building, and the stone entrance is as impressive as any in the city. The cornerstone, with…
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Kildare Road - c. 1910

Another old photo from the Library Of Congress collection. Today’s photo is looking south on Kildare towards today’s Willistead Park. Rarely enough, everything here is still standing. The photo is mislabelled as “Mr. Kilgore’s residence, Delvonshire…
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Train Slide Show # 4 - Thursday

Thurs February 23rd, 2012 @ 8.15pm – Action Hobbies hosts Historical Train Slide Show #4 Free admission! Featured in this edition of the slide show will be the photos of Gord Harwood, shots of railroading around the Lake Erie area from the early 1990’s to the…

FREE EVENT -> Mansion in Peril: the Duff-Baby House and the War of 1812

Mansion in Peril: the Duff-Baby House and the War of 1812 Date: Sunday, February 19th Time: Tours: 2-4 p.m. Presentation in the Interpretation Centre: 2:30 p.m. Admission: Free Address: 221 Mill St., Sandwich For more information, contact 519-944-4625 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ If you’re looking for a fun, free, event to do this weekend, head…
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Devonshire Road - c. 1912

Again from the Library of Congress/Detroit Publishing Co. collection, today is a view of Devonshire Road looking north from about 1912. The Bank of Commerce on the left hand side was designed by Albert Kahn, and built in 1906. As always it’s the details. A nice view…