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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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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 prevailed on the east side. It is a handsome building, containing eight rooms. The architect was Gilbert Jacques and Wells…
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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…
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Jackson Cleaner & Dyer - Erie St. E. at Lillian

From the Border Cities Star – January 12, 1929: This is the new home of Jackson Cleaner and Dyer, at Erie and Lillian streets, which will be in operation at the beginning of next week. The plant, equipped, represents an expenditure of $10,000. The ground floor of the establishment is 83 by 84 feet. The central unit is two stories high, while each of the adjoining wings is one storey in…
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