Lost WindsorOld PhotographsWindsor

Dougall Super-Highway - 1931

The new super-highway provided by widening Dougall Road this year, supplementing widening of the three subways last year. According to the article to go with the picture, the cost of widening and resurfacing Dougall Ave was $75,000 (about $1.1 million in 2014). The highway…
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Kennedy Collegiate - 1931

The Hon. W. C. Kennedy Collegiate Institute symbolizes the spirit of the Border Cities. The collegiate is shown here as it is seen from McDougall street and Tecumseh Boulevard, in its setting of deep lawns. The the background is a glimpse of Jackson Park and the old Jockey Club grandstand at the far edge of the park. Kennedy has a setting unlike any other in this city. The large front lawn is one…
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Mario's Tecumseh & Ouellette - c 1950

A look at the corner of Tecumseh and Ouellette. I can only assume that this building still exists behind the Medical Imaging Centre. Interesting to see part of the old Driving Park Hotel to the rear. I think this may have lived on as the Colonial House in later years, View…
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St Francis School - Sandwich - 1931

A view of the original St Francis School in Sandwich. Located at the corner of Peter and Detroit streets in the west end, this building was replaced by a more modern building in the 1960’s that was built next door on the corner of Donnelly and Detroit. St. Francis was…