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Photo Du Jour - December 12, 2005 - On The Campaign Trail

Friday was pretty busy in Windsor with the Canadian Winter Election in full swing. Two of the Three major party leaders were in Windsor Campaigning. Prime Minister Paul Martin of the Liberal Party was in town as was Jack Layton of the N.D.P. party. First in town was Paul Martin. Martin in flying around in this first class luxury Boeing 727. During the summer months, this plane is leased by the…
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Photo Du Jour - December 2, 2005 - Mural Unveiling

Yesterday Morning saw the final mural in the “Postcards From Home” mural project unveiled in Downtown Windsor. The mural is on the South Wall of the Windsor Star Building. Star Columnist Karen Hall is seen in the foreground with the blond hair. She served as…
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Day Without Art/World AIDS day

December 1 A Day Without Art AIDS Awareness Day In Memory of All Artists Who Died of AIDS On December 1, 1989, loss prompted artists in New York to organize the first “A Day Without Art.” Some galleries closed their doors in mourning for the day or shrouded paintings. Theaters were silent and dark. Communities across the nation observed “A Day Without Art” with silence.
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Photo Du Jour - November 4, 2005 - Club Lofts Condos

On Wyandotte St. in Walkerville, you will find one of the most ambitious adaptive reuse projects in Windsor. The building is a former whiskey warehouse for Hiram Walker, it was built in 1950 by Smith, Hinchman & Grylls and is basically a brick box, with massive two story floors. There are still some vacant warehouses in the same area, this is how this building looked prior to the…
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Old Car Factories

So, over on the Detroityes.com forum, there has been a thread on Old Car Factories going since February. We have attempted to create over there a semi-official list, gleaned from all the info. we’ve been spewing for the last 8 months. So…. Without further delay…
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Photo Du Jour - October 28, 2005 - Canadian Club

For many years, the Canadian Club sign illuminated the Windsor Shoreline, relentlesly advertising the Distillery’s wares. Now it’s been gone less than a decade, but is probably forgotten by many. The sign however had quite a history. This photo above is from c.