Old PhotographsWindsor

1118 Drouillard Road - Follow Up

Last Friday we took a look at Brown’s at 1118 Drouillard, as some of the metal cladding had come away from the building. Stephen Lynn, Community Development Coordinator of the Ford City Neighbourhood Renewal pointed me towards Chris & Elaine Week’s…
Lost WindsorWindsor

Ojibway - 1919

I love looking at old maps of the area, and the layout for Ojibway, the town that never was. This map was made in 1919 by a Detroit property developer. Chappus, Page, Healy, Wright and Broadway streets in the upper right corner was where the Brighton Beach neighbourhood was located, soon to be home to the new bridge. The main part of downtown Ojibway ended up becoming the Windsor Raceway. Only…
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StuccoWindsor

1405 Erie Street East

The picture above was taken in 2006, sometime later, someone thought that this building didn’t look good enough, so what’s one to do?… So this kind grey skim coat went up on the place, I was expecting it to get the stucco treatment, but it never really…
RenderingsWindsor

Marlborough Park - 1929

An interesting look back at the proposed development of Marlborough Park. Planned to fill the space south of old Sandwich Town, and to act as a residential bridge to the anticipated boom coming in Ojibway. It’s neat to note that what is Felix today, was planned as an…