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Paramount Apartments

One of the buildings I’ve been meaning to cover for a while, and one that’s come in as a suggestion to feature is the Paramount Apartments on Ouellette just south of Gilles. This building has always kind of reminded me of the demolished Madison Lenox in Detroit. Two wings connected by a small little central building. The cornerstone on the northern section reads DB & M, 1924.
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Belvedere Apartments

This buff brick building on Glengarry, just south of Wyandotte has long been a favourite of mine. There’s a mystery to this place that I’ve yet to discover… Built sometime between 1925 and 1937, the building has changed names. (There is no listing of the…
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Dieppe Park Apartments

Located at the corner of Bruce and Pitt St. W. in downtown Windsor, this building has always struck me as odd due to the three story white siding that surrounds all the Window openings… Here’s an aerial view of the building, it is surrounded on the north side by the Palmer Apartments, and what was the Billings Apartments to the west. Interesting to note that the building to the left…
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The Grier Apartments

From the June 4, 1913 issue of the Evening Record: WALKERVILLE’S FIRST APARTMENT HOUSE Realizing the need of an apartment house in Walkerville, Mr. Charles Chilver of Walkerville, has erected one of the most modern and up-to-date structures of its kind in this vicinity. The building is a two-story brick, with basement and will furnish accommodation for 11 families, besides an apartment for…
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Parent & Hanna

I’ve always liked this building at the south west corner of Hanna & Parent. I like how it has a mix of architectural elements that are not found in other apartments around town. I don’t have any information on it, other than it doesn’t show up in the…
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Pasadena Apartments

It’s been a while since I have featured any older Apartment Buildings on the site, and as anyone who drives around the city knows, that’s one thing were not in short supply of in Windsor. This one is one of my personal favouites. Located at 1424 Wyandotte St.