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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 and it’s long gone. Another one bites the dust. Have a good weekend. First “official” weekend of Summer.
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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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Benstein Block - Pitt and McDougall - 1917

From the Evening Record, May 1917: Ever alert to the interests and prosperity of the city as well as to his own affairs, H. Benstein, merchant, now occupies the new building he recently erected at the corner of Pitt street and McDougall avenue, Windsor. The building is a credit to the city and is built on the site of Mr. Benstein’s old establishment in which he conducted a dry goods…
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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…