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St George's Walkerville - 2017

Going through some older photographs, I came across these photos of St. George’s in Walkerville, just prior to demolition in April 2017. It’s hard to believe that its been four years since the church and the adjacent hall were demolished in late 2017. After sitting vacant for many years, there is finally a proposal for the land. A condo building is to be built on the site…
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St Paul's Memorial Church

This is an interesting proposal, that was sent my way by Robert Hill who runs the Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada 1800-1950 Leonard Meanwell was active as an architect in Winnipeg, Manitoba from 1916 to 1924, before moving to Windsor in 1925. He worked in…
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Giles Boulevard Christian Church

I recently came across this plan from 1929 for the Giles Boulevard Christian Church. It was planned for the north east corner of Giles & Goyeau, where a much smaller Christian Church can be found. I would only imagine that the depression put an end to this plan. It was…
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St Theresa - 1991 Norman Rd

This church always sticks out to me, visible from Tecumseh Road, but kind of tucked away in a residential area. The church was built in 1947, designed by J. C. Pennington. It looks to be in great shape. At a time when church attendance has fallen, and many churches consolidated and closed, it’s nice to see this one holding on. The parish was established in 1925, as a mission of Our Lady of…
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St John the Divine

Designed by John Boyde, this Russian Orthodox church was built between 1946-1950. Located at the north east corner of Richmond & Drouillard at 1094 Drouillard, this yellow brick building replaced an earlier Russian orthodox church that was built on this site in 1916.