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Masonic Temple

This rendering above ran in the Evening Record July 27, 1912. The Masonic Temple was supposed to be built at the corner of Ouellette and University Ave., when the old Imperial Bank stands today. The Imperial Bank was built on the site in 1920. There were articles that made reference to the Imperial Bank being built where the Masonic Temple pit was. Temple excavations were started, but never…
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St. Steven's Church - Oldcastle

From the Evening Record, January 13, 1913. The above is a perspective of the new Anglican church to be built at Oldcastel (sic) by Leybourne & Whitney, architects and engineers. It will be 80 feet long by 36 feet in width. The finish of the interior will be in oak and…
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Walkerville Garage

In November 1912, the following rendering appeared in the Evening Record, showing a rendering for a Garage for Mr. George Reid, Kildare Road, Walkerville. The plans were drawn up by Walkerville based architects Smith & Walker. Smith & Walker also designed the…
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Windsor's First Cobblestone Bungalow

This rendering above appeared in the Evening Record, March 7, 1913. This is a perspective drawing of the first cobblestone bungalow to be erected in Windsor. The gables of the second story will be of a dark pressed brick, with grey joints in contrast to the cobblestones, below which will be laid in dark cement mortar. The base course will be of hammer dressed field stones. The interior will be…
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888 Chilver

Sticking in Walkerville again today, and still on Chilver for the third time in last two weeks… Today is the house that was designed for Mr. Charles T. Miller, the secretary treasurer of the Canadian Bridge Company. It was designed by Windsor architects Leybourne…
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917 Chilver

Last week we paid a visit to 907 Chilver, today we had south one house to 917 Chilver. This house was built in 1912 for Harry L. Berry, who was an Excise Officer. It was designed by Windsor Architects Smith & Walker. Smith & Walker also designed the Grier…