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Erie & Parent - 1935

From the Border Cities Star – February 1, 1935: Spring must be right around the corner. The large steam shovel of the Keystone Contractors is seen above carrying out excavations at the northeast corner of Erie street and Parent avenue, in preparation for erection of two new stores. It is the first time a shovel has been thus employed in Windsor for several years, but may be indicative of…
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Norwich Block c. 1998

Photo © Allison Brown Happy Friday everyone! Local musician Allison Brown, sent along this photo she took from the top of the Chatham Street parking garage looking over the old Norwich Block. As Allison pointed out, so many cool businesses in that block. I personally used…
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Saint Mary's Part 3

Photo © Matt Kulbacki – All rights reserved Happy Friday everyone, and happy long weekend! Today the last few pictures from Matt Kulbacki’s series on St. Mary’s in South Windsor. Today’s pictures deal with the demolition of the old school, shot from the neighbourhood on April 29, 1977. In this shot the building starts to collapse on itself. Photo © Matt Kulbacki – All…
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City Hall Rendering

Designed by the Windsor firm of Sheppard & Masson, the third and current Windsor City Hall was built in 1957. Threats have stated to surface that it may soon be replaced. Here today is an early architectural rendering of the proposed new City Hall. I’ll have to…
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Saint Mary's Part 2

Photo © Matt Kulbacki – All rights reserved Happy Friday everyone! We close out the week with an amazing set of photos from Matt Kulbacki look at the amazing old St. Mary’s Academy building in some fine detail. There’s nothing I can add to these shots, they speak for themselves. Have a safe weekend everyone, and we’ll see you back here Monday. Photo © Matt Kulbacki…
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D.M. Ferry Seed Warehouse

Happy Friday once again, today’s post takes a look at the D.M. Ferry Seed Warehouse that used to be on the corner of McDougall and Riverside Drive. It stood until the Casino came along, and the entire area was cleared. This photo rests with the George D. Mason…