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2013 IM Calendar - Presale

It’s that time of year once again…. Time for the annual pre-sale event and the unveiling of the 2013 International Metropolis Calendar. This year’s calendar is priced at $21.50 + $7.00 s&h/HST, however for the duration of the pre-sale the calendars will be priced at $20.00 with a flat $2.00 per item for s&h/HST. Get in on the pre-sale and take advantage of savings that…
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Kresge's - 1990

Happy Friday, and welcome to November… Today’s picture was taken April 17, 1990 The caption on the back reads: S.S. Kresge Co. is closing after 61 years in Windsor – 245 Ouellette and Chatham I’m at the age now, when I don’t think of 1990 being…
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801 Victoria Ave - Kennedy House - 1913

From the Evening Record – July 4, 1913: The above is a photo of the new residence of Mr. W.C. Kennedy, corner of Victoria avenue and Elliott street. It is erected at a cost of about $20,000 and is one of the most modern and up-to-date houses in the city. The brick is laid in flemish bond, tile roof and solid walls. The interior finish is of hardwood, with electric lighting, hot water…
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Jackson Park Lawn Bowling - 1982

Happy Friday everyone! Another week down… This photo ran in either the Detroit News or Free Press (not noted) August 4, 1982 The caption reads: Players get in some rolls on the lawn bowling green during a Jackson Park Lawn Bowling Club game in Windsor View Larger Map I…
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Duplate - 1937 - Walker Road

Back in June of 2009, we took a look at the former Duplate factory on Walker Road. Above and below are two vintage photos of the factory from 1937, a year after the factory opened. A great pair of photographs, capturing the factory when that stretch of Walker road was the…
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Civic Centre Site - 1957

Happy Friday everyone! Happy Thanksgiving weekend too! Today’s photo is dated March 8, 1957, the caption on the back reads as follows: Windsor Waterfront Civic Center Site with Baby House (scene of last Windsor-Detroit Hostilities – 1838) being restored is at left of pix According to the notes on the back, this was supposed to have run in the Detroit News – March 27, 1957…
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Princess Theatre

Exterior view of the Princess Theatre, Windsor’s newest theatre, located on Sandwich street east. It has an attractive front that make a big improvement in the appearance of the street. I don’t know much about this theatre, in fact this picture is the first and…