Buildings of WindsorWindsor

Jackson Park Bandshell

The Jackson Park Bandshell has been in the news lately with Council’s decision to spend $100,000 on a feasibility study for the reuse of the site. The mayor who doesn’t care about the bandshell, and doesn’t rate it as a part of Windsor’s heritage worth protecting and bringing back into use, attempted to bully and control council into voting against the motion. At the end…
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Wyandotte Hotel

This large brick building on the north west corner of Wyandotte and Parent has had a long history as a place to grab a drink. Built in 1909, and designed by local architects Jacques & Williamson, it was erected by Alex Campeau as the Wyandotte Hotel. It was built on the…
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940 Assumption

Image from SWODA The image above comes from a book published in 1913. The image above shows the Marshall Foundry. The foundry location at 940 Assumption, in the block just east from Parent, did infrastructure castings, like sewer grates, and manhole covers. Image from SWODA Business seemed to go well for a long while, as shown in the photo above from 1955. Based on the images in the…
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