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181-187 California Avenue - Henry T. W. Ellis House

This house located on California Avenue, just south of Riverside Drive was built in 1921 for prominent Windsor lawyer Henry T. W. Ellis. Ellis was born in St. Thomas in 1848, and studied law in Toronto, before practicing there, and in Stratford before arriving in Windsor in 1876. He practiced law in Windsor in various partnerships, even spending some time as City Solicitor. In 1884 he became a…
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Bartlet Building Annex Renovations

Built in 1926 the Bartlet building on the corner University & Pelissier was actually built as an annex to the original Bartlet Building built in 1920 just east of this one. Photo from Google Streetview As you can see in Google Streetview the lower levels have been…