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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 they were around for a long time though… Does the name ring a bell with anyone? Have a good weekend everyone, I’ll…
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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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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 collection at the Burton Library. It was built in 1911. A detail shot of the front entrance on McDougall. Check out this neat old…
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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…