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Lazares Furs Neon Sign - Maiden Lane

A view of the Lazares Furs Art Deco neon sign in Maiden Lane in downtown Windsor. The building itself is already listed on the Windosor Heritage Register, but the sign is part of 27 properties that are on the agenda tonight at the Heritage portion of the Planning, Heritage…
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359 Goyeau

Now that the old Nut House is gone, and the Tunnel Bar-B-Q as well, this old law office at 359 Goyeau, immediately south of the Nut House should be the next to go. A nice old c. 1900 brick house, long ago altered for commercial use. Pretty soon this will be just a memory…
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Farewell Tunnel Bar-B-Q

A few shots from Thursday evening and the remains of the Tunnel Bar-B-Q. Some internal steel is still standing… But otherwise she’s just a pile of rubble. This little section at the far east end of the building is all that’s left standing. While it’s sad to see a long time institution go, by the end it wasn’t what it used to be. The space will be replaced with a…
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Old City Hall - 1920

Old City Hall taken in 1920. Formerly a public school it was repurposed and used as Windsor’s second City Hall, until replaced by the current one in 1956. Now there’s a new one coming, and some discussion has come up about how much should be spent. What do you…
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Ouellette & Riverside - c. 1925

A view here looking north towards the Detroit River along Ouellette from just south of today’s Riverside Drive. It’s always great to look at an image, from less than a century ago, of a pretty major intersection, and there not one single thing still…