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Benstein Block - Pitt & McDougall - 1917

From the Evening Record, May 1917: Ever alert to the interest 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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J.T. Wing Warehouse - 1914

From the Evening Record – February, 1914: The above is a cut of the factory and warehouse building to be erected on Pitt Street east, between McDougall and Mercer, for the J.T. Wing Co. The building will be 100 feet square, the greater part of the floor space being used for storage and manufacturing purposes. The front section of the ground floor will be comprised of offices, show room and…
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McDougall Aveune Foundry

From the Evening Record, May, 1912: Just for the fun of the thing, take a walk out to the factory district one of these fine days. If you haven’t done so already you will surely get your eye opened. The industrial area is rapidly filling ip with new factories that will give employment to hundreds of mechanics before the snow flies. Right at the corner of McDougall and Gilles you will find…
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National Auto Body - 1912

From the Evening Record – May 4, 1912: MAMMOTH AUTO BODY PLANT LOCATES IN WINDSOR This building was designed by Gilbert Jaques & Co., architects of Windsor. The plan was for this building to be located on the Davis Farm subdivison, the article doesn’t say…
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British American Brewery - 1935

From the Windsor Daily Star – December, 1935: As the Detroit shoreline is broken by the nocturnal shafts of huge electrical signs of large industrial plants, so is that of the Canadian side pierced by blazing beacons of artistic illumination. The products of many of…