Windsor

Walker & Wyandotte Underpass - 2004

Going though some old photos from 2004, I came across these shots of the old, now long gone underpass on Wyandotte, just east of Walker Road. This one is long gone and all filled in. Sometimes it’s hard to remember the things that used to be around, even just a few…
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. Have a very safe and happy holidays to everyone out there. I’m going to take a Christmas Break just like many of you.
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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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St Andrew's - c 1920

Happy Friday everyone! Today is an old postcard of St. Andrew’s, which is still standing at the corner of Victoria and Park St W. It’s a great old building and a great example of Romanesque Revival architecture which was hugely popular in the latter part of the…
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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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The Ambassador Hotel - 1928

A view of the Ambassador Hotel. I believe this one was situated at the south west corner of Riverside and Goyeau. Hot and Cold running water, all for $1.50 and up. A buck and a half then is equivalent to just over $20 today. Hotel room prices have certainly risen…