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Gus's - 1954

From the 1954 tourist guide once again… Today we look at Gus’s in Remington Park. The motel is still there, although it doesn’t look like there’s a restaurant anymore… View Larger Map Happy February everyone, have a good weekend, see you back…
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Appearing at The Embassy - 1973

This ad ran in the Windsor Star in February, 1973. It advertises upcoming bands playing at the Embassy Hotel, one of the bands scheduled in the ad was a little Canadian band by the name of Rush. View Larger Map Today the Embassy Hotel, is best known as the Little Memphis…
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First Game - Detroit Cougars - 1926

In honour of hockey season making a return, we take a look at the Detroit Cougars (the Red Wing nickname didn’t come into use until 1932) inaugural season in 1926, played right here at the Border Cities Arena. The first team in 1926-27. From Wikipedia: At the April…
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The Municipal Courts Building - 1955

Today we take a look at the old Municipal Courts Building. Built in 1955 and designed by Sheppard & Masson. Sheppard & Masson would also design the new City Hall that was erected the next year in 1956. A copy of the ad that appeared in the Windsor Daily Star – June 26, 1955, inviting the general public to come tour the new facility. Under the supervision of Art Teacher Mr. Bruce…
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Cunningham Sheet Metal

I recently came across this ad from 1932. The business is still in the same spot, and got me thinking… Are there any other business beside Hiram Walker & Sons, Chrysler & Cunningham, that are still around from the days of Walkerville? There must be a…