Photo Du JourWindsor

Elsmere Followup

If you’ll remeber back on March 13th, I covered two houses on Elsmere that were destined to become parking lots for Erie Street.

I drove by last week and noticed that they had been stripped of their siding and railings, and were prepped for demolition.

I drove by again the other day, and nothing remained but two holes in the ground. At least the tree appears safe for now, and kudos to whoever decided to salvage the metal off the buildings. I’m not sure if it was the City’s initiative or the contractor’s but at least they kept some of the needless demolition of these two perfectly good houses out of the landfill.

Related posts
DetroitOld Newspaper StoriesWindsor

The First Fireworks - 1959

Lost WindsorOld PhotographsWindsor

Wyandotte & Glengarry - Then & Now

Windsor

4195 Seminole - Former Caribbean Centre

UnbuiltWindsor

Canada Square - 1965

Recent Comments:

  • Scott McIntire on Bridge Tavern – 2007: “According to the history article about nearby Atkinson Park, the owners of Shore Acres Hotel, B. Segal Company of Detroit,…Aug 11, 17:09
  • Simonne Dionne on St. Edmond: “I went to school there too. Back in 1958 to 1962. I remember mlle Renaud great teacher, M. Benoit Marier.…Aug 3, 16:51
  • Mike on Canadian Bridge Company – Part 1: “David, I have been waiting for Ken to respond. I’m sorry I don’t have his contact info.Jul 19, 21:25
  • Carolyn Hansen-Henderson on Dominion Forge: “My Dad, Gunnar Hansen worked at Dominion Forge and Stamping Company Ltd (was one name change while he worked there)…Jul 17, 18:48
  • MikeDD on Bridge Tavern – 2007: “One night, I was in there one night with a friend. Bill Lee, former MLB pitcher (Boston and then the…Jul 8, 22:02

5 Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.