Old AdsWindsor

The Border Cities - Canada's Southern Gateway - 1929

Most of the old photos from 1929 posted over the last few weeks came from this old promotional booklet. I’m posting the cover today only because I think it’s a great old advertisement for the area, and a great piece of Jazz Age graphic design. Have a great…
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The Royal Windsor Garage - 334 Dougall - 1937

Another one for the lost Windsor category. The long demolish Royal Windsor Garage. The Royal Windsor Garage was located on Dougall between University and Park, and sat to the rear of the Royal Windsor Apartments. The Rose Garden Villa Long Term Care Home currently occupies…
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The House of Hospitality - 1938

An old ad for the long gone Norton Palmer Hotel at Park & Pelissier. Hard to imagine such a grand old hotel once stood downtown. It’s a shame it never survived. Old hotels just have a certain charm that will never be recreated in more modern ones. The big old…
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Bartlet MacDonald & Gow Ltd - 1937

An old Ad for Bartlet, MacDonald & Gow, a long time downtown Windsor independent department store. It was founded in 1860, and stayed part of the Windsor retail scene for over a century, before closing its doors in March, 1972. A great little history of the company can…