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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.
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Riverside Brewery Share Offer - 1934

A old ad that ran in August 1934, offering shares in the Riverside Brewing Corporation. Looks like the Riverside Brewing Company was founded in 1933, according to the ad, to “take over the business and assets of the Riverside Brewery Company Limited” which itself…
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The Art Gallery of Windsor - c 1970

Here’s a throwback for Friday. Back before the Casino rolled into Windsor and usurped the Art Gallery above for use as a temporary Casino this was the home to the Art Gallery of Windsor, a former converted brewery. Anyone out there have any memories of the place from…
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Walkerville Hydro Office - c 1928

A view of what was then the Walkerville Hydro building at the corner of Wyandotte and Argyle. The building is still standing and is home the the Blackburn Radio offices. It’s a handsome looking building and still features the crest of the Town of Walkerville over the…
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Grace Hospital - c 1925

A view along Crawford Avenue, just south of University Avenue. The original Grace Hospital. It was damaged by a fire that lead to it’s modern replacement, and also led to the demise of the original Hotel Dieu as well. Have a great weekend everyone. See you back here…