Buildings of WindsorNotable Windsorites

480-484 Brodhead St - Alton C Parker House

This house on Brodhead Street in the core of the city has an unassuming history. Built around 1920 this house is located on the north side of the street. Brodhead is a small street, one block long, running east/west from Mercer to Howard, just north of Erie. In the right side of the house above at 484, lived Alton C. Parker. Alton C. Parker, born in 1907, was working as a mechanic here in…
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Unbuilt

Riverside Park Pavilion

AddressSandwich St W (now Riverside) & BruceYear 1914ArchitectJ.C. PenningtonStatusUnbuilt Proposed by the Park Committee, the pavilion above was proposed for Riverside Park at the foot of Bruce Avenue. The Pavilion designed by J.C. Pennington, was planned to be…
Unbuilt

Windsor Hotel - 1914

AddressNE Corner of Wyandotte & OuelletteYear1914ArchitectJames William WilsonStatusUnbuilt The news announcing this project, along with the rendering above, appeared in the Evening Record on February 5, 1914. The description was as follows: The promoters of the…
Buildings of Windsor

Pooles Fish Market

Address101 Wyandotte Street WestYear1940ArchitectJ.C. PenningtonStatusRegister Listed Opened in June, 1940 this is one of Windsor’s few streamlined moderne buildings. Designed by J.C. Pennington, the building was commissioned by Max Goldhar, to house his fish market. The building, clad in Indiana Limestone, features a fish sculpture on the exterior wall along Pelissier Street to this…
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