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Cooper Court

From the Border Cities Star – May 30, 1925: COOPER COURT, FINEST OF BORDER RESIDENCES Above is a general view of Cooper Court, taken from the front. It gives a good idea of the magnificent proportions of the handsome residence, and of the beautiful grounds which front it. The home is built on the site of the former Charles S. King residence. Mr Cooper bought the property from Mr. King and…
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Outdoor Phone Booths For Windsor

Something that I, and most readers will, remember being everywhere while growing up, but with the rise of the mobile phone, is likely to all but disappear over the next little while… I have to say I found it surprising that they are as you as this, I would have…
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Essex County Carnegie Libraries

From the comments over the last few days, it seems there is some interest in the Carnegie libraries. From the Evening Record – January 30, 1913: If you happen to go to Amherstburg these days you will notice a fine new handsome building at the corner where the car turns to go down to the river. It is the new public library that has been erected on the site of a former hotel that was burned…
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The Paramount Theatre

To add to the list of unbuilt project in our city, planned early in 1929, this appeared in the Border Cities Star – January 23, 1929: This is an architect’s sketch of a new theatre planned for the corner of Moy avenue and Ottawa street, Windsor, by Paramount…
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Men Who Designed Windsor - John R. Boyde

John Boyde, 1929, from the Border Cities Star, during his time in partnership with J.C. Pennington. _________________________________________________________________________________________________ From the Windsor Star – June 20, 1955 PROMINENT ARCHITECT, JOHN R. BOYDE DIES A prominent Windsor architect, John R. Boyde, 156 McEwen, died at his residence Sunday after a short illness. Mr.
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