Monthly Archives: May 2006

Bridge To Nowhere

May 23, 2006
Bridge To Nowhere

So a few years ago Windsor City Council decided that the city was being choked by the lack of road crossings over Little River. There are only two main crossings – Riverside Dr. and Tecumseh Rd. Tecumseh was designed to handle the high volumes of traffic, but Riverside isn’t. However, as more and more...

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Vanity Ballroom

May 17, 2006
Vanity Ballroom

To the corner of Jefferson & Newport for today’s Photo Du Jour. Built in 1929 and designed by one of Detroit’s most important Art Deco architects, Charles N. Agree. Agree also designed the Belcrest & Whittier Hotels, as well as the Grande Ballroom, he also designed many movie theaters, many of which are now...

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Yorktown Square

May 15, 2006
Yorktown Square

Located in South Windsor, this neon sign is a throw back to the early days of the plaza.

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A Stroll Though The Ghettohood

May 12, 2006
A Stroll Though The Ghettohood

Here are a few various photos I took the other day on a stroll I took from my house to the River and Back. Through the neighborhood just east of the Casino. A sample of some of the fine housing stock. A bankrupt, vacant former Nursing Home. Vacant, overgown lots & ghetto palms with...

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The Ultimate Sacrifice

May 10, 2006
The Ultimate Sacrifice

This past Friday May 5th, Senior Constable John Atkinson, 37, a 15-year veteran of the Windsor Police, became the first member in the force’s 120 year history to be shot and killed. From the Officer Down Memorial Page: Constable John Atkinson Windsor Police Service Ontario End of Watch: Friday, May 5, 2006 Biographical Info...

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