Old PhotographsWindsor

City Hall - 1972

A view looking at the west entrance of City Hall in August, 1972. Shot from the old police headquarters, you can see the old police cars parked on City Hall Square. Interesting to see the original entrance before it was filled in, like it is today. Also interesting to see…
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St Barnabas

Happy Monday everyone, I hope everyone had a great weekend. Below is a reprint of a post originally posted in June 2008. St. Barnabas Church on Tecumseh Rd comes up before the Heritage Committee portion of the Planning, Heritage & Economic Development Standing Committee meeting tonight. The proposal from a developer calls for the demolition of the structure, and for it to be replaced with a…
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Windsor Beverages - 1948

Back in the years following WWII consumer products still had their regionalisms. Detroit had Faygo & Vernors, and while Coca-Cola and other national beverages were around, there was still a place for local drinks like Martin’s Ginger Ale and Sun Crest…
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White Rose Station - Howard & Tecumseh - 1953

Below is a full page ad that ran in the Windsor Star in early December 1953. It advertised the impending grand opening of the new White Rose Service Station at Howard and Tecumseh. I’m not sure what corner the station was on. It probably wasn’t on the north east…