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Consumers Wallpaper - 1935

Back a long time ago, Windsor used to be proud of having independent businesses. Now it’s all about the big box chains. A nifty ad for the long gone Consumers Wallpaper Company. Located at Wyandotte and Goyeau on the north west corner, this one is long gone. I think…
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Norwich Block c. 1998

Photo © Allison Brown Happy Friday everyone! Local musician Allison Brown, sent along this photo she took from the top of the Chatham Street parking garage looking over the old Norwich Block. As Allison pointed out, so many cool businesses in that block. I personally used…
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Ford City - City Hall Demolition

Back in November, 2010 there was this post about the City Hall.In that post there were some disagreements over the location of the City Hall. The photo above comes from the Walkerville Times Collection that was digitized and is housed at the South Western Digital Archive at the University of Windsor. As you can see here, the building was right at the corner of Drouillard & Riverside. Hope…
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Saint Mary's Part 1

Photo © Matt Kulbacki – All rights reserved Today’s pictures were scanned and send along by Tim Swaddling, via Matt Kulbacki who shot these photos of the old St. Mary’s academy prior to demolition. St. Mary’s was demolished in April 1977, so these must have been from winter 1976-1977. A neat view of St. Mary’s looming over south Windsor. While I had seen photos of…
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D.M. Ferry Seed Warehouse

Happy Friday once again, today’s post takes a look at the D.M. Ferry Seed Warehouse that used to be on the corner of McDougall and Riverside Drive. It stood until the Casino came along, and the entire area was cleared. This photo rests with the George D. Mason…