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TD Bank Rises

So the TD Bank is on the way up. After a lot of underground work the building rose above ground pretty quickly. Too bad it’s going to look like it does. Another pedestrian unfriendly glass wall, and another dead block in the core. Reader Syl, sent in these photos of the site. Syl also noticed the old Canada Gift Shop sign from next door has been removed, and was leaned up against a wall…
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More Stucco

Back in March, you may recall, I covered the history of the Janisse Brothers Funeral Home, that was orignally the Leo Page house. Well guess what? Photo courtesy JS STUCCO TIME! Big thanks to all who emailed and told me about the “update” to the building, and…
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Great Sucess!

Nick, who helped organized last weekend’s empties donation for Leukemia, reports that over $2000.00 was raised at the Dougall Ave. Beer Store alone. A big thank you goes out to everyone who dropped by and donated their empties to the cause, and a big thank you goes out to Nick and the rest of his team for helping to make a difference in the community. If you missed out, stay tuned here for…
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Streetcar Ghosts

These photos come courtesy of regular reader Urbanrat, who in his travels stumbled across unearthed streetcar tracks in Ouelllette Aveune. As you know the next round of streetscaping is underway along Ouellette, and apparently some old rail infrastructure reappeared after…
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Canadian Bridge Company - Part 1

A while back I got an email from a reader who wanted to know a little something about the Canadian Bridge Company, another part of Windsor Industrial Heritage. From the collection of Chris Edwards The first batch of photos comes from the collection of Chris Edwards. Chris put together an exhibition on the Windsor works of Albert Kahn at the Art Gallery of Windsor, at the same time as my Windsor…
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Windsor Assembly

Today’s photo was sent along from a regular reader. An interesting early aerial photo of the Windsor Assembly Plant. I’m unsure of the date on this one, but it’s probably from the mid to late 1930’s. The view is looking south from Walker Tecumseh…