Apartment BuildingsOld PhotographsWindsor

Royal Apartments - Ouellette & Ellis

Royal Apartments – January 1953 The Royal Apartments – 2006Royal Apartments – c 1928 This building, located on the north east corner of Ouellette & Ellis was built around 1928-29 and features three stories, with ground floor retail. The entrance to the apartments is along the Ellis St facade. The architect for this one remains unidentified to date. A grand old building…
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St Mary's - 1913

Certainly not a rare or uncommon shot, but I still think that St. Mary’s Anglican Church in Walkerville is one of the most handsome building around. Designed by the famous firm of Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson of Boston, with local assistance by Albert Kahn &#038…
Windsor

Downtown Shoppers

Here’s a throwback to January of 2002, 14 years ago. Back then the Shoppers Drug Mart that’s now on the corner of Wyandotte & Ouellette used to be further up Ouellette, just south of Park St. They moved out when the store relocated to the present location…
Windsor

University & Pelissier - c 1928

One of my favourite old postcards. I like this one, because despite almost 90 years having passed, this is one of the few old postcards where everything is still the same. The Bartlett, Security & Metropolitan Buildings all in a row. A booming section of downtown and…
Windsor

Commodore Supper Club - c 1970

Commodore Supper Club 25 Chatham St., East Downtown Windsor, Canada Tel. CL 3-0427 Famous for Steaks, Chops & Sea Food Featuring Dancing and Top Flight Entertainment Nightly. Business men’s luncheon served from noon daily. Hope everyone had a good holiday. Some of…
Windsor

Hiram Walker Office - c 1925

A nice old postcard view of the Walker Offices from the mid 1920’s. This one is a little different in that the focus isn’t on the usual view of the old office building. I suspect the plan was to show the old as well as the fairly new at this time modern addition.