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1534 Windsor Avenue – 1949 – G. G. McKeough Hardware

One of the things I like about old advertising, people used to put in a picture of their business, leaving us a neat record of some buidling that may not be captured for any other reason.


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Strangely, in a very non-Windsor way, part of the building shown in photo above is still standing. The addition on the right hand side of the old picture (built apparently in 1945) is still there, and part of the older structure too. Although it looks like a good chunk was demolished for the lot behind Windsor Truck and Storage.

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Recent Comments:

  • 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
  • Andrew on 1493 Parent Ave: “Not sure if it was JM. I always default to no in these situations. Hopefully someone from the parish saved…Apr 28, 12:02
  • JM on 1493 Parent Ave: “Was the cornerstone preserved?Apr 28, 11:34
  • JM on Proposed New Downtown Market – 1996: “It is unfortunate that this project was not completed. Properly located, it would have been an asset to the downtown.…Apr 23, 07:11

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