Lost WindsorOld AdsWindsor

White Rose Station - Howard & Tecumseh - 1953

Below is a full page ad that ran in the Windsor Star in early December 1953. It advertised the impending grand opening of the new White Rose Service Station at Howard and Tecumseh. I’m not sure what corner the station was on. It probably wasn’t on the north east side as the area now occupied by the Shoppers was formerly a Windsor Utilities Building. If I had to guess, I’d pick…
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Essex CountyOld Ads

Hertel's Coffee Shop - Highway 98 - Comber

Ok, here’s one for the Essex County experts out there… Any guesses about this one? Old Highway 98, was renamed County Rd 46 in 1970. There’s a vacant lot at the north east corner of County Road 46 and Highway 77. It looks like it was once a gas station…
Old AdsWindsor

The Border Cities - Canada's Southern Gateway - 1929

Most of the old photos from 1929 posted over the last few weeks came from this old promotional booklet. I’m posting the cover today only because I think it’s a great old advertisement for the area, and a great piece of Jazz Age graphic design. Have a great…
Lost WindsorOld AdsWindsor

The Royal Windsor Garage - 334 Dougall - 1937

Another one for the lost Windsor category. The long demolish Royal Windsor Garage. The Royal Windsor Garage was located on Dougall between University and Park, and sat to the rear of the Royal Windsor Apartments. The Rose Garden Villa Long Term Care Home currently occupies…
Essex CountyOld Ads

Hotel Lake View - Amherstburg - 1937

Back out to Essex County today, does anyone have anything they can add about this place? It’s not Windsor, so there’s always the chance it’s still standing. If not, where was it ? Also how is it already November?  🙂 I hope everyone had a great…