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Windsor International Transit Terminal - 2007

Going through some old photos, while getting the computer back on line this past weekend, I came across this shot from January, 2007. Still under construction, and a while away from being done, is this shot of the new Bus Station. Love it or hate it, it’s certainly a…
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Ouellette & Wyandotte - 1975

As we enter the long weekend, here’s a shot looking north on Ouellette towards Wyandotte. This shot was taken in 1975. Lots of people waiting for the bus, some things never change, even if some of the background does… Have a good Thanksgiving everyone, see…
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Ouellette & Chatham - 1913

A great postcard, looking north on Ouellette towards Chatham. On the left is the Victoria Building that burnt to the ground in the 1940s. Beyond that the old Post Office demolished and replaced by the Paul Martin Building. One of my favourite parts of this card, is the east…
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1466 Ouellette

So a few months ago one of those little weird medical offices was demolished further up Ouellette. I noticed that this one at 1466 Ouellette, near Sheppard (which was pretty much a twin of the other one) came down earlier this week as well. From what I can remember…
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Metropolitan Building - February 1929

From the Border Cities Star – February 1, 1929 Changes in the skyline of downtown Windsor are reflected in the towering new Metropolitan Building, now nearing completion on West London Street. Photo shows the 10-storey business block in the hands of bricklayers, who are enclosing the reinforced concrete structure with a steadily rising layer of face brick of a light buff color. Back…
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St Clair College

Since we’re still close to back to school time, and a few weeks ago we hit Dillon Hall at the University, here’s a postcard of main campus of St Clair College from the mid 1970’s. While it may not be everyone’s favourite building, I think it’s…