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Suggested Civic Centre

This comes from regular reader Mike F. who came across this rendering from the Border Cities Star, November 1, 1930: Location of the proposed new Canadian National Railways station on the riverfront, at the foot of Windsor avenue, with a city hall square at the…
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Windsor Truck And Storage

Back last month, there was a post when the cranes went up on the old Windsor Truck and Storage Building. Above is a photo taken yesterday, which shows several courses of brick have been removed, and some of the structural block behind it as well. What ever is going on…
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Demolition Notice

A pair of demolitions underway this week… First off and already gone, the former Horseshoe Battery on Ouellette Ave. on the south end of the Jackson Park overpass. This one started the other day, and it’s already long gone. Not any kind of historic building, but one that was there as long as I can remember… Secondly, the old Canadian Motor Lamp factory on Seminole, just east…
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Gerry Kaiser Photo Show

Local photographer Gerry Kaiser, who passed along information about another show earlier this year, sent along info about his current show. He is having a solo photography exhibit at the Windsor Printmaker’s Forum at 420 Devonshire Rd. in Walkerville Nov. 21 &#8211…
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Displaced By The 401 - 1956

From the Windsor Daily Star – August 30, 1956: DISPLACED BY 401 – Six houses are being moved to make way for an overpass for Highway 401. This is being moved along North Talbot Rd., between Howard Ave. and Walker Rd., to its new location, a trip of about a…