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Amherstburg Town Hall - 1881

Browsing though the U of M digital archives of the Mason & Rice collection, I came across this rendering from 1881 simply titled “Amherstburg Town Hall” Now I’ve said it before, but I don’t know a lot about the history of the buildings in Essex…
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Walkerville Theatre - 1920

From the Border Cities Star – September 18, 1920     Walkerville’s new $250,00 theatre, on Wyandotte Street which will be opened by the owner Simon Meretsky, on Monday. Only the highest class motion pictures and vaudeville will be shown at this fine…
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Windsor Machine & Tool Works' New Addition - 1917

This building was located at 86-88 Pitt St W. This Tool and Machine show saw rapid growth from its founding in a barn on site in 1911, through the third addition shown above in 1917. The building was located on Pitt, between Church and Bruce. In 1937 the building was occupied by G & M Automatic Machine Co. Ltd. The building shown above was designed by Windsor architect J.C. Pennington. Have a…
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Ford Powerhouse Rendering

Photo from the Chris Edwards collection A nice rendering here above from the engineering firm dated 1950, showing the view of the powerhouse following the expansion of the building. I love old renderings, architects and engineers used to have talented artistic employees…