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Prince Edward Hotel 1929

From the Financial Post, October 31, 1929: The Prince Edward, of the United Hotels chain, a modern and up-to-date caravansery which serves visitors to the Border Cities This shot is taken from Park Street, looking east towards Ouellette. View Larger Map Here’s the…
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Cataraqui & Marentette - Demolition

There was a small old convenience store near this intersection that was covered here in 2006…. Here’s how it looked in 2003. View Larger Map It got rougher as the years went on… as you can see in the Google StreetView image above. Drove past it tonight…
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Old School of Dramatic Arts Demolition

Photo © Will Foot My brother was out at the University the other day, and he managed to snap a few pictures of demolition of the former School of Dramatic art building. Photo © Will Foot The building used to front Wyandotte Street, right on the corner with Patricia. Photo © Will Foot As you can see in the photos demolition is well underway. Photo © Will Foot From the school’s website…
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St. Joseph's School - 1915

From The Evening Record – November 25, 1915: NEW ST. JOSEPH’S SCHOOL ON EAST SIDE The new St. Joseph’s school at the corner of Niagara and Marion is practically completed and will be opened the first of the year, relieving much of the congestion that has…
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Hotel Dieu Expansion - 1955

From the Windsor Daily Star – March 3, 1955: Plans to built a new 120-bed wing at Hotel Dieu were announced today by hospital officials. They said the new unit will replace the original building, above, which will be torn down as soon as the proposed wing is completed. The new Hotel Dieu wing being planned will be erected on Ouellette … It will be a six-story structure, with basement…
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