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Calendars for sale this Weekend

This Saturday only, from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm, copies of the IM 2014 calendar will be available at the Border City Knits booth at the Made in Windsor Show and Sale. The calendars will only be there on Saturday (tomorrow), not tonight. As always, they’re also available here directly from the IM.com Shop. Picture are below… Come on out, this show is a great chance for unique local…
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Walkerville General Hospital - 1928

A great old photograph of the Walkerville General Hospital shortly after opening. Better known as Metropolitan General Hospital, that building is still there hiding behind the many additions over the years. On a side note, you may experience some delay in comments being…
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University & Victoria - 1972

A shot of the ground floor banking space in the Metropolitan Building from an ad that was published in 1972. A neat shot of the corner when it was occupied. The last tenant that I can remember was the HSCB bank, that has since moved to the old Krispy Kreme doughnut shop on…
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Coming Soon - 2014 IM Calendar

Hey guys, just a heads up that the 2014 calendars are going to press in the next few days. Details and pricing to follow. There’s a new supplier this year and it will likely result in a price decrease over last year’s calendar. This one will also be a 13 month…
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Highway Tavern - 1969

Image courtesy Chris Edwards, Walkerville Publishing Today’s picture comes courtesy of Chris Edwards of Walkerville Publishing, it shows a view looking east along Wyandotte Street from the intersection with Dougall. The Highway Tavern, the subject of Monday’s…
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Willistead - 1906

A nice old shot from the Library of Congress showing the Albert Kahn designed Willistead Manor. Interesting to see the original landscaping, before the grounds became the park it is today. An interesting detail shot, there’s a glimpse of a worker there…. As well as you can see the steeple of the original St. Anne’s church on Richmond and Argyle. Have a great weekend everyone…
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Pitt Street Looking East - 1920

Happy Wednesday everyone! A neat shot looking east down Pitt Street towards Ouellette. The street car at the end of the shot is on the other side of Ouellette and was the W.E. & L.S. car to the county. The closest building on the left beside the car is the real estate…
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The Crawford House - 1920

This photograph shown above shows the Crawford House hotel that was situated on the north side of Sandwich Street (today’s Riverside Drive) at Ferry. The hotel was owned by Alexander Crawford, the namesake of Crawford Avenue on the near west side, and originally a…