Lost WindsorOld PhotographsWindsor

Old City Hall – 1920

0629

Old City Hall taken in 1920. Formerly a public school it was repurposed and used as Windsor’s second City Hall, until replaced by the current one in 1956.

Now there’s a new one coming, and some discussion has come up about how much should be spent. What do you think? Should Windsor make an impressive City Hall, or should we cheap out and build something bland that will need to be replaced again in 40 or 50 years?

No post Wednesday due to the Holiday, we’ll be back on Friday. Have a safe an happy Canada Day everyone!

Related posts
Demolitiongoing, going, gone...Lost Windsor

841 Ouellette - Final Days

DemolitionLost WindsorOld Photographs

Joseph L. Reaume House - 1924

going, going, gone...Old Newspaper StoriesOld Photographs

New Simpson-Sears Store - 1970

Buildings of WindsorDemolitionOld Photographs

Dieppe Park Demolitions - 1954

Recent Comments:

  • JM on 841 Ouellette – Final Days: “Thank you for this timely story. I must say that the 1976 photo displayed characteristics of the better days. Renovations…May 6, 13:53
  • Robert on Joseph L. Reaume House – 1924: “If I recall, it had a red tile roof which was eye-catching against the white walls. Always a favourite of…Apr 26, 17:55
  • Jim Kennedy on Joseph L. Reaume House – 1924: “Thank you for that post, and all your others. You are doing a great service capturing lost Windsor! This Reaume…Apr 25, 09:00
  • Dave Bensette on Yawkey Farms: “Thanks for the interesting read. I grew up at Matchette and Chappus in the 1970’s. Some of that stuff sounds…Apr 16, 17:10
  • D Ouellette on Yawkey Farms: “I grew up on Broadway between 18 Hwy and Matchette Road. The transport company on the corner of Broadway and…Mar 29, 13:33

6 Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *