Apartment BuildingsPhoto Du JourWindsor

Ambassador Apartments

Built in 1928 on Ouellette Ave. in Windsor, this well kept building was built by local deveolper Clinton Laidlaw. Something tells me, the name of the building was used to tie into the Bridge fever that must have been sweeping the region as the Ambassador Bridge was nearing completion. The leaded glass over the front door has the building name inset. An ad from the Windsor Star from December 27…
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Apartment BuildingsPhoto Du JourWindsor

Maple Apartments

I am always amused by the practice of false facading. Take the Maple Apartments for example. Here’s a building with stone trim an a great yellow/oranage brick facade. As you can see along the side, cheaper brown comon brick was slapped up there. If there is one thing…