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Highway Tavern Demolition

Demolition of the former Highway Tavern got under way earlier this week as the building eaters scraped away this large building on the edge of downtown. Reader Lisa T. sent along a few pictures of the demolition in progress. They started around the back, and it looks like they made pretty quick work of this place. Photo © Lisa T 2014 Photo © Lisa T 2014 Photo © Lisa T 2014 Photo © Lisa T…
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401 Bruce Avenue

Photo from Google Streetview Driving through downtown Windsor the other week, I noted that this place, that sat at the south west corner of Bruce and Park was just a vacant lot. Photo from Google Streetview While the front suffered from a bad siding job, a view along the…
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End Of Grace Hospital

I took this photo last Thursday, and for some reason forgot to post it earlier this week… The news I heard earlier that the entire structure is now down, reminded me about this picture. This was the last stand. A lot of history gone… Have a safe and happy Canada…
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Detroit Times Building - 1929

This past weekend I was at the Michigan Modernism Exposition, and the Detroit Area Art Deco Society was there and has a table set up. They were giving away some information, and also were giving away copies of this photo. It shows the Albert Kahn designed Detroit Times…
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527-533 Chatham Street East

Last night driving towards downtown, I noticed that the decrepit old duplex at 527-533 Chatham Street East was kaput. Vanished into the landfill… 515-523 next door may be the next one to go… I’ve never understood how this area between downtown and…