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École L'Envolée / King George School

Located on south side of Ottawa Street between Windermere and Kildare is what is today known as École L’Envolée. It is a french school, and the school board who owns the property, the Conseil scolaire de district du Centre Sud-Ouest, has done a great job with the property. Since this board bought the property, they have done many repairs & renovations, yet all of them are sensitive to…
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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…
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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 Grier Apartments in Walkerville as well as 917 Chilver that we recently looked at. This plan was never built. This is one of…
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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 Apartments in Walkerville. The house is still in great shape, and has been well maintained over the years. It’s hard to see…
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