Old PhotographsPhoto Du JourWindsor

Windsor 1920 - Part I

Few few years back, I came across and old photo album for sale that was full of photos from around the Great Lakes. It’s full of photos from Belle Isle, Boblo, Buffalo, Detroit, Grayling, Lewiston, Montreal, Niagara Falls, Ottawa, Put-in-Bay, Toronto and Windsor. All…
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Oddfellows Hall

One of the buildings I’ve always wondered about was the former I.O.O.F. (International Order Of Oddfellows) hall at Wyandotte St. & Dufferin. It was designed by Windsor architect J.C. Pennington c. 1915. The photo above comes from a postcard c. 1920. This postcard view is postmarked 1916. This is a shot from a photo album dated 1920. Looking east along Wyandotte St. from…
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Top Hat - Part I

Once upon a time, Windsor was the King of Entertainment. Supper-Clubs with big-name entertainment was common, among the biggest were the Elmwood (covered recently here, here and here), The Metropole and the Top Hat (which we looked at back in May). Today we look at some…