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Ambassador Hotel - 1935

From the Windsor Daily Star – December, 1935: Representative of one the the major remodelling works in downtown Windsor during 1935, is the Ambassador Hotel, Sandwich street at Goyeau, opposite the Canadian National terminal station. Complete structural changes, painting and decorating, inside and out, were executed in transforming the appearance and appointments of the entire building. An…
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Chrysler Powerhouse - 1935

I’ve always been a fan of the Chrysler Powerhouse at the end of Ypres. The picture above is from December 1935, shortly after construction. As with the factory too, it was designed by Hutton & Souter of Hamilton. They also designed the former offices on Chrysler…
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Action Hobbies Slideshow # 7

As always, I like to pass along this information in case there is someone out there who’s interested in going. The slideshows are amazing and informative. If you haven’t been to one yet, you need to check it out. Thurs August 23rd, 8.15pm – Action Hobbies hosts Historical Train Slide Show #7 Free admission! Action Hobbies Kingsville welcomes Tecumseh, Ontario’s…
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Erie & Parent - 1935

From the Border Cities Star – February 1, 1935: Spring must be right around the corner. The large steam shovel of the Keystone Contractors is seen above carrying out excavations at the northeast corner of Erie street and Parent avenue, in preparation for erection of…
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Saint Mary's Part 3

Photo © Matt Kulbacki – All rights reserved Happy Friday everyone, and happy long weekend! Today the last few pictures from Matt Kulbacki’s series on St. Mary’s in South Windsor. Today’s pictures deal with the demolition of the old school, shot from the neighbourhood on April 29, 1977. In this shot the building starts to collapse on itself. Photo © Matt Kulbacki – All…
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