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End Of The Line - 1567 Ouellette

Time’s up, and another hole in the streetscape and urban fabric is due for Ouellette Ave. 1567 Ouellette featured here, last May. This past Thursday, the Windsor Heritage Committee, had a meeting to deal with the request of a demolition permit request for the property. The committee was tasked with deciding whether to either a. take no action and allow the 60 day waiting period to take…
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2540 McDougall - Death Fences

I took these photos last Wednesday, so they are a week old, and it’s possible that the building is already gone. It’s not an architectural treasure, but this warehouse still tells part of the story of this part of town. McDougall between Eugenie and Gilles is…
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Riverside and Aylmer

I’m sure that many readers are familiar with the long vacant and derelict house at the s.w. corner of Riverside Drive East and Aylmer. View Larger Map As the years have gone on, the house has been getting worse and worse. We’ll low and behold I drove past it, this past Saturday and it was long gone. Amazing when you look at the site now to imagine there used to be a house on it, as…
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2010 - The Year In Review

Well here we are again, another year in the book, and another chance to take a look back the demolition tally of 2010. This year there was a lot of demolitions, some of them due to DRIC, some of them not… 1017 Ouellette, this one came down hopefully to help make the…
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2720 Grand Marais

A few of the places lost in the DRIC demolition that I’ve been meaning to post about for while now. Someone added it to the “future topics” on the right, when the death fences went up in August. I drove past the site the other week, and can confirm that…
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Demolition Time

Another weekend in the books, and with today’s post, another month as well. This post wraps up November, as Wednesday’s post ushers in November. Time to get caught up on some Demolitions around town. The photo above is from Saturday morning, and the demolition along Howard Avenue, and part of the Titan Tool complex. Screenshot from Google Streetview The old building on Howard…
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Top Valu

This is one I’ve been meaning to post for a little while. The other week, while heading out to the east side, I came upon this corner, and was shocked to find a pile of rubble. The Top Valu car wash and gas station has been wiped from the landscape. Any Eastsiders…