Windsor

St Mary's - 1913

Certainly not a rare or uncommon shot, but I still think that St. Mary’s Anglican Church in Walkerville is one of the most handsome building around. Designed by the famous firm of Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson of Boston, with local assistance by Albert Kahn & Ernest Wilby it’s one of the scenes that’s hardly changed since it was built back in 1903. Have a good weekend…
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Downtown Shoppers

Here’s a throwback to January of 2002, 14 years ago. Back then the Shoppers Drug Mart that’s now on the corner of Wyandotte & Ouellette used to be further up Ouellette, just south of Park St. They moved out when the store relocated to the present location…
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Chatham & Ouellette - 1963

Photo from the Windsor Municipal Archives A shot looking west along Chatham Street from Ouellette. The long gone Kresge Building is on the left, replaced by the RBC building. I think posting is likely going to shift to a Tuesday & Thursday thing for at least right now.
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University & Pelissier - c 1928

One of my favourite old postcards. I like this one, because despite almost 90 years having passed, this is one of the few old postcards where everything is still the same. The Bartlett, Security & Metropolitan Buildings all in a row. A booming section of downtown and…
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Walker & Wyandotte Underpass - 2004

Going though some old photos from 2004, I came across these shots of the old, now long gone underpass on Wyandotte, just east of Walker Road. This one is long gone and all filled in. Sometimes it’s hard to remember the things that used to be around, even just a few…
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Hiram Walker Office - c 1925

A nice old postcard view of the Walker Offices from the mid 1920’s. This one is a little different in that the focus isn’t on the usual view of the old office building. I suspect the plan was to show the old as well as the fairly new at this time modern addition.
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Riverside Brewery Share Offer - 1934

A old ad that ran in August 1934, offering shares in the Riverside Brewing Corporation. Looks like the Riverside Brewing Company was founded in 1933, according to the ad, to “take over the business and assets of the Riverside Brewery Company Limited” which itself…