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The Voice of the Most Precious Blood - 1946

From the Windsor Daily Star – November 9, 1946: First sod for the new church in The Voice of the Most Precious Blood Parish will be turned Sunday at 4:30 p.m. by most Rev. J. E. Cody, coadjutor bishop of London. Benediction will follow in the old church. Above is a drawing of the new church by Mr. John R. Boyde, architect. It will be at Tecumseh boulevard and Meldrum road, on the same site…
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The Paramount Theatre

To add to the list of unbuilt project in our city, planned early in 1929, this appeared in the Border Cities Star – January 23, 1929: This is an architect’s sketch of a new theatre planned for the corner of Moy avenue and Ottawa street, Windsor, by Paramount…
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Essex County Sanitorium

From the Evening Record – January 18, 1913: Border Chapter, Daughters of the Empire, have at last reached the summit of success in awarding the contract for the above building. They have met with discouragement and opposition from all sides, oftentimes personal prejudice and delays from most unexpected sources, yet they persevered, knowing the great need of an institution of its kind…
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The Cleary Auditorium

Some of these have been posted before, but I’ve recently come across a rendering showing the proposed, but only partially built Cleary Auditorium. This rendering above dates to about 1955-56 and the early planning stages of the “Civic Auditorium”. Designed…
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Vikings' Yacht Club

An interesting rendering from the Border Cities Star, May 1, 1929. Above is the architect’s drawing of the Vikings’ Yacht Club, construction of which is expected to start within a month, on Riverside Drive, just east of the Island View Hotel. The drawing shows the $75,000 clubhouse, in the English Style, and also gives a view of the harbor for yachts, motorboats and seaplanes. The…
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Glengarda

A sketch of Glengarda Ursuline School, designed in 1938 by J.C. Pennington. The building opened in 1939, and stood until 1998, when despite being designated, the Mady Corp tore it down for this… View Larger Map In a booklet issued about the history of Glengarda, to…
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The Granville

Above is an ad from May, 1929, I came across last year advertising the Detroit Free Press Sponsored Model Home “The Granville”. The house was located on Granville Street, in Southlawn Gardens and was designed by the architectural team of Trace &#038…