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Mario's Of Windsor - 1973

Happy Friday everyone, and Happy June! Sheesh, 2012 is almost half over already… Today’s photo is dated April 12, 1973, and show’s Mario’s of Windsor, later Bentely’s at 755 Ouellette. My informations shows the building as being built in 1948, and was designed by Windsor architect G. A. McElroy. A detail shot of the signs. Notice the sign for the Dentist in the…
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Doors Open 2012

Set over two days, September 29 & 30, the bi-annual Doors Open Windsor event returns to Windsor this year with almost 30 sites. Details of the event can be found here: http://www.doorsopenwindsor.com/ Or if you prefer, they’re on Facebook too….
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Prime Minister's Visit - 1963

A UPI Telephoto – dated March 6, 1963 Prime Minister John Diefenbaker helps Mrs. Diefenbaker down train steps upon arrival here 3/6. Prime Minister Diefenbaker campaigned in the Windsor, Ont., industrial area. The latest chapter in the nuclear controversy that toppled Diefenbaker’s conservative government was a report from Washington D.C., 3/5 that the Prime Minister had revealed…
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Princeton Motel - 3032 Dougall Road

PRINCETON MOTEL — MEMBER — FRIENDSHIP INNS INTERNATIONAL 3032 DOUGALL ROAD Highway 3B – Entrance to 401 Highway Windsor 21, Ontario Featuring swimming pool, carpeted rooms, direct dial telephones, air conditioning, Color T.V., F.M. Radios, tiled four piece…
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Riverside United Church

From the Border Cities Star – January 17, 1929 PROPOSED NEW HOME FOR RIVERSIDE UNITED CHURCH CONGREGATION This is an architect’s sketch of the proposed new Riverside United Church, which is soon to be erected at the corner of Glidden and Ontario streets…
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New Children's Wing at County Sanatorium

From the Border Cities Star – November 24, 1928: This is an architect’s sketch of the new children’s wing, now going up for the Essex County Sanatorium, Sandwich, at a structural cost of $110,000. When completely furnished and equipped, the handsome structure will represent a much heavier outlay of funds, and this is the reason why the various chapters of the Imperial Order…
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