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Scott Apartments

If there is one thing this city has in great abundance, it’s architecturally interesting old Apartment Buildings. In the days before the great depression, it was actually quite fashionable to live in an apartment. As a result of this trend many building were built with a look or style to them that showed their importance. Others like the Scott, located at Louis & Brant above were more…
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Oxford Apartments

Today’s photo is for Gary, who posted a comment about my neighbourhood recently. In his comment he talked about living for a while in the Oxford Apartments at Elliott and Louis. The Oxford is a three story building with dormers on the roof. There are two main…
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Holland Manor

On Assumption Street and Lincoln, you’ll stumble across one of Windsor’s more architecturally interesting Apartment Buildings. The Holland Manor is an impressive Tudor Revival Apartment Building, with three separate entrances built in 1925. The stone…
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C. Adam Apartments

Located at 561 Louis, just north of Wyandotte St., you’ll find the C. Adam Apartments. Through the 1920’s a huge building boom erupted, and these great old apartment buildings sprung up all over Windsor. The C Adam is no exception. A rarity in this day and age, it appears that the building has survived with the original leaded glass front door intact. No small feat considering the…
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444 Park Street West

One of the more unique Apartment Buildings found in the City of Windsor. This mid 1920’s era building is built in the Spanish Mission Style, with the trademark curved gables and red tile roof. In fact if it wasn’t for the roof, you could almost argue that they…
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Ambassador Apartments

Built in 1928 on Ouellette Ave. in Windsor, this well kept building was built by local deveolper Clinton Laidlaw. Something tells me, the name of the building was used to tie into the Bridge fever that must have been sweeping the region as the Ambassador Bridge was nearing…
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Maple Apartments

I am always amused by the practice of false facading. Take the Maple Apartments for example. Here’s a building with stone trim an a great yellow/oranage brick facade. As you can see along the side, cheaper brown comon brick was slapped up there. If there is one thing…