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Wyandotte & Devonshire

Today’s picture comes to us from the John Stefani collection. A view from about 1908, looking west along Wyandotte Street from the intersection with Devonshire. The building on the right is the Strathcona Building, designed by Albert Kahn and built in 1907. View Larger Map The Strathcona Building is still there, but the streetcar is long gone. Unlike most of Windsor’s older urban…
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Street Car Interior - c. 1915

Today’s photo comes from a reader named George C. who lives in the south eastern United States, but came across the website via some information he received about the Electric Avenue Show last year at the art gallery. He sent along this photo to share with readers. There is no date on the photo, but taking a guess it looks to be WWI era… After consulting with Bernie, this guy was the…
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Riverfront Project - Follow Up

Photo c. 2010 – Chuck Pike Regular reader Chuck Pike, sent along a couple of photos to go with the post the other day about the retention basin. Photo c. 2010 – Chuck Pike Chuck caught these photos of the concrete being treated with Liquid Nitrogen. This is the…
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Giles Boulevard United Church

Today’s post features a look at the Giles Boulevard United Church, built in 1923 Sent along by regular reader Kathyrn, are these scans from a fund raising brochure from 1959. The brochure was prepared to help raise funds for a new Christian Education Building to be built on the back side of the church. Note the frame building in the middle picture on the left hand side. View Larger…
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Today’s post comes courtesy of a regular reader named Jamie T. The photo was taken by Jamie’s father from the car, at the intersection of Ouellette and Riverside. On the far right hand side the British American Hotel is visible, and on the left is the brand new…
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Eastown

Today’s post comes courtesy of Scott Hughes. Scott was kind enough to pass on this photo he took of the old Eastown sign at Lauzon & Tecumseh before it was altered. View Larger Map As you can see, other than the steel uprights, and the name, not much remains the…