Old PhotographsWindsor

Walkerville Hydro Office - c 1928

A view of what was then the Walkerville Hydro building at the corner of Wyandotte and Argyle. The building is still standing and is home the the Blackburn Radio offices. It’s a handsome looking building and still features the crest of the Town of Walkerville over the…
Old PhotographsWindsor

Windsor International Transit Terminal - 2007

Going through some old photos, while getting the computer back on line this past weekend, I came across this shot from January, 2007. Still under construction, and a while away from being done, is this shot of the new Bus Station. Love it or hate it, it’s certainly a big improvement over the old terminal, functionally, if not architecturally. Thanks for your patience everyone during the…
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Ouellette & Wyandotte - 1975

As we enter the long weekend, here’s a shot looking north on Ouellette towards Wyandotte. This shot was taken in 1975. Lots of people waiting for the bus, some things never change, even if some of the background does… Have a good Thanksgiving everyone, see…
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Metropolitan Building - February 1929

From the Border Cities Star – February 1, 1929 Changes in the skyline of downtown Windsor are reflected in the towering new Metropolitan Building, now nearing completion on West London Street. Photo shows the 10-storey business block in the hands of bricklayers, who are enclosing the reinforced concrete structure with a steadily rising layer of face brick of a light buff color. Back…
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McDougall Avenue - 2005

Going through some old photographs the other day and I came across these two shots from 2005. It’s amazing how much this street has changed in the last decade. The building above is long gone, and the whole block has been redeveloped. The Goodwill and Maxim Medical…