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Riverside United Church

From the Border Cities Star – January 17, 1929 PROPOSED NEW HOME FOR RIVERSIDE UNITED CHURCH CONGREGATION This is an architect’s sketch of the proposed new Riverside United Church, which is soon to be erected at the corner of Glidden and Ontario streets, Riverside, at a cost of $10,000. Designed by G. Buller Colthurst, architect, Bank of Montreal Building, the church will contain…
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Memorial Science Building - 1949

From the Windsor Daily Star – August 21, 1948 Nearing completion is the new $460,000 Memorial Science Building at Assumption College which will provide classrooms and laboratories for classes in physics, chemistry, biology, psychology and mathematics. A memorial to the 121 Assumption men who lost their lives in World War II, the science building provides needed facilities at the college.
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Windsor Tool & Die - Kildare Road - 1964

From the Windsor Star – December 31, 1964 CONTINUOUS EXPANSION – Windsor Tool and Die Ltd., 1680 Kildare Rd., has undergone an expansion nearly every year since the firm located on Kildare Rd. in 1948. The nearly 60,000 square-foot building houses to…
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6425 Riverside Drive East

Hope everyone had a nice Christmas, today we head out to Riverside to pay a visit to the Senator McMillan house at 6425 Riverside Drive East. From the 1908 edition of “The Detroiters“: McGRAW, William T.; born, Lavonia Township, Wayne Co.; Mich., May 12, 1860…
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Memorial Park Gates

I tried looking for a picture of the gates on Ypres and Hall that mark the entrance to Memorial Park. The only one I could locate, was the photo above from 2001. Since that time the gates have been restored and some plaques added to it. It now looks like this: View Larger Map From The Border Cities Star, July 3, 1925, here’s some background on the park and the gates… W.C. KENNEDY…
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