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New Children's Wing at County Sanatorium

From the Border Cities Star – November 24, 1928: This is an architect’s sketch of the new children’s wing, now going up for the Essex County Sanatorium, Sandwich, at a structural cost of $110,000. When completely furnished and equipped, the handsome structure will represent a much heavier outlay of funds, and this is the reason why the various chapters of the Imperial Order…
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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 subsidiary operations, Banner Metals and Flagg Fire Equipment. It specializes in a wide variety of work, mainly in the stamping field…
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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…
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Deauville Beach Club - St. Clair Beach - 1927

From the Border Cities Star, a grand unbuilt plan, dated April 30, 1927: A MAGNIFICENT clubhouse will be built on the shores of Lake St. Clair by the Deauville Beach Club, Ltd. The club will be located nine miles east of Windsor, near the property of the Beach Grove Country Club. The building, a picture of which is shown above, will be 10 storeys high, with bathing beaches, gymnasiums, and a…
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451 Park Street West - 1965

So this picture ran on the Windsor Star’s from the vault the other week. I thought it was pretty neat old shot of the School Board offices, and deserved further investigation. So here it is, from June 24, 1965: NEW AND OLD – Work has been completed on a…