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Store and Flats for Wyandotte Street - 1912

From the Evening Record, October 1912: This is a new building to be erected on Wyandotte street for Messrs. Osterhout & Little from designs submitted byLeybourne & Whitney, architects and engineers, 204 Davis building. There will be two large and well lighted stores on the first floor with basements beneath. Upon the second floor there will be two flats, each containing a reception…
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Princess Theatre

Exterior view of the Princess Theatre, Windsor’s newest theatre, located on Sandwich street east. It has an attractive front that make a big improvement in the appearance of the street. I don’t know much about this theatre, in fact this picture is the first and…
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Applebe Store - Pitt Street

The above cut is of the new front that is being put on the old building where the Erie Tobacco Company were formerly located and which by the first of October will be the entrance to one of the biggest dry goods stores in this section. Jos Applebe & Co., managed by Mr. E.R. Dunk, which fronts on Sandwich street, some time ago purchased this property and now have entirely overhauled and…
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McDougall Aveune Foundry

From the Evening Record, May, 1912: Just for the fun of the thing, take a walk out to the factory district one of these fine days. If you haven’t done so already you will surely get your eye opened. The industrial area is rapidly filling ip with new factories that…
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Windsor Jockey Club Grandstand - 1912

The new Windsor race track grandstand is shown herewith. It is said to be the largest and finest equipped grandstand in Canada. It is of steel construction on a cement and brick foundation, the brickwork being carried up to form the first story. The stand is 340 feet in…
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National Auto Body - 1912

From the Evening Record – May 4, 1912: MAMMOTH AUTO BODY PLANT LOCATES IN WINDSOR This building was designed by Gilbert Jaques & Co., architects of Windsor. The plan was for this building to be located on the Davis Farm subdivison, the article doesn’t say exactly where, but it did make reference to a spur line off the Essex Terminal Railway would be brought to the plan. So it must…
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British American Brewery - 1935

From the Windsor Daily Star – December, 1935: As the Detroit shoreline is broken by the nocturnal shafts of huge electrical signs of large industrial plants, so is that of the Canadian side pierced by blazing beacons of artistic illumination. The products of many of…
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Border City Storage

From the Windsor Daily Star December, 1935: Above is one of Windsor’s mammoth industries, whose products enjoy demand throughout Canada and the entire world. The plant of the Sterling Products, Limited, situated at Elliot Street West, exemplifies the diversified…