Buildings of WindsorOld Photographs

1045 Parent - William J Carter Residence

This house at 1045 Parent Avenue, was built in 1926, by local architect William J Carter as his residence. It has survived relatively unscathed over the years, a fate many of its contemporaries have not been so fortunate to endure. William J Cater was an interesting man, he was born in Windsor in 1897, and studied architecture and engineering in night classes at Cass Tech in Detroit.
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1493 Parent Ave

On the north west corner of Parent & Shepherd, a few blocks south of Ottawa Street has risen this four-plex on what was for the better part of a decade a vacant lot. Image from Google Streetview From 2010, until the recent construction of the new building in late…