Old Photographs

Pig-N-Whistle Restaurant - 950 Wyandotte St W - 1954

Image from SWODA A view of what was then the Pig-N-Whistle restaurant at 950 Wyandotte St W from 1954. From what I can tell, the restaurant was around from 1952-1955 and was owned by Ernest Black. Black was charged in late 1954 with “keeping liquor for sale in his restaurant”. The building just west of Crawford on Wyandotte Street was the long time home to the Szechuan Gardens…
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Old PhotographsWindsor

594-598 Janette

Image from SWODA Sometimes even the humble little buildings can be interesting. I’ve long liked the building on the north east corner of Wyandotte & Janette on the edge of downtown Windsor. This shot above from 1950, shows the building still clad in its…
Old Photographs

The Talbot House - 1952

Image from SWODA Today’s shot is a view looking west along Wyandotte Street West, from Elm Street, shot in December, 1952. The bar at the corner of Wyandotte & Wellington was known at the Talbot House until 1976, when it became the El Morocco. Today the building…
Buildings of Windsor

Pooles Fish Market

Address101 Wyandotte Street WestYear1940ArchitectJ.C. PenningtonStatusRegister Listed Opened in June, 1940 this is one of Windsor’s few streamlined moderne buildings. Designed by J.C. Pennington, the building was commissioned by Max Goldhar, to house his fish market. The building, clad in Indiana Limestone, features a fish sculpture on the exterior wall along Pelissier Street to this…
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