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2490 McDougall

The old streamlined moderne factory building at 2490 McDougall is living on borrowed time.

The building lost its canopy over the front door, and had many elements painted over and covered up. The building is a non-descript beige.

This photo above shows the building in April, 2007. Seven years ago it was still white, and had its tile accents visible, and looked original, if not a little run down.

While the building was run down, and vacant, at least even the little planters out front were kept up.

Since that time, the property was sold and after many years of neglect the current owners have applied for and received a demolition permit. When it’s coming down is anyone’s guess, but its days are numbered. The larger two story building at the rear (visible in the second photo) will remain, only the small art modern section is planned for demolition.

So as I sat down Thursday night to set up this post, I realized that I missed Wednesday’s post! Sorry about that everyone.

Remember, Monday is a holiday, so no post Monday, and sorry about missing Wednesday this week… See you all back here next Wednesday the 21st. Have a great long weekend.

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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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