Photo Du JourPostcardsWindsor

Majestic Tavern

Another old postcard from the John Stefani Collection, this one shows the Majestic Tavern a.k.a. the “Old Spain Dining Lounge”. Located on Ottawa Street, the building today is better recognized as Tops of Windsor. I guess back then with the nearby Blue Danube Hungarian Restaurant, the Majestic must have consisted of quite an ethnic dining area. 😉 Thanks to John for scanning and…
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Photo Du JourPostcardsUnbuiltWindsor

Hugh Beaton School

Located on the corner of Lens and Windermere in south Walkerville, is this grand old school. Built in 1928 by the local firm of Nichols, Sheppard & Masson, sadly this building also received the same half assed window replacement that Walkerville C.I. also…
Photo Du JourPostcardsWindsor

Windsor Skyline - Mid 1960s

Here’s a postcard view from the mid 1960s looking down on downtown Windsor. The Miracle Mart is down there, brand spanking new. What jumps out at me the most is the lack of highrises downtown in the photo. It certainly was a very different place back…