Old AdsWindsor

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 was founded in 1925. Sounds like the original Riverside Brewery ran from 1925 to 1933, when it must have gone under. This…
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PostcardsWindsor

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…
Old AdsWindsor

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…
Old PhotographsWindsor

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…