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The British-American Brewery - 1939

Hope everyone had a great long weekend! Today’s photo comes from from the Windsor Daily Star – December 30, 1939. It is looking south east at the corner of Sandwich (now Riverside) and Bruce. Windsor’s big industries in every line keep pace with the pressing demands of business. The British-American Brewery’s ambitious scheme for expansion in 1940 embraces major plan…
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Argon Apartments - 435 Dougall Rd. - 1982

From The Windsor Star – August 12, 1982: CAROL DE JONG, 10, and Troy Mills pedal in front of the Argon Apartments on Dougall Avenue Court orders apartment torn down A Windsor landlord was fined $300 for violating an Ontario Fire Marshal’s order to demolish the Argon Apartments at 435 Dougall Rd. Antonio Talerico was given the order last February after his building was nearly destroyed…
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Diane Shoes - 1939

From the Windsor Daily Star – December 30, 1939: After alterations are completed the new greater Diane Shoe Store will be located on Ouellette avenue in the present building. The new store will have three times its former floor space, with the first floor, basement…
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1934 Walkerville Town Council

From the Border Cities Star – January 3, 1934: The 1934 Walkerville Town Council met for the first time at Willistead Tuesday and got all organized for a year of hard work. The new council, together with A. E. Cock, the town clerk, posed for this picture as they left…
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Park & Victoria - 1926

From the Border Cities Star – September 27, 1926: Staunch Old Elms Planted in 1865, to Fall Hydro railway workmen will soon dig their axes into the trunks of these two fine old elms, located at the corner of Park street and Victoria avenue. The trees, which have stood as shady landmarks for 61 years, were planted by Alex Black, retired Windsor assessment commissioner when he was an employee…
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