Monthly Archives: January 2007

Frozen Herb

January 31, 2007
Frozen Herb

For whatever reason, I hadn’t noticed this newish sculputre of Herb Gray in Dieppe Park until the other day. Afternearly 40 years in service, I can’t think of a single thing that Herb did to benefit Windsor. Sad. Regardless of your taste in politics, Chris Rees‘s work is an outstanding likeness of the former...

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Signs

January 30, 2007
Signs

This west side Barber Shop has been around for a long, long time. The popular Twig & Berries A bookstore on the West Side near the University Wah Court, some say is the best Chineese food in Windsor A long closed gas station Nothing like a happy laundry tub… The T.T. Bar, finally given...

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Zugly

January 29, 2007
Zugly

I have to give props to dETROITfUNK, who’s excellent b&w series on the Rouge last Thursday, was the inspiration for today’s entry. One of my favorite places to photograph, the mysterious Zug Island: And one in color…

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Suburban Renewal

January 25, 2007
Suburban Renewal

This old house in St. Clair Beach sat for years on the north west corner of Brighton Rd and Tecumseh Rd, the photo above was shot in 2002, and I guess the richie-ritches of Russel Woods and St. Clair Beach got tired of looking at it. I drove by a while back and noticed...

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Downtown – 1957

January 24, 2007
Downtown – 1957

I recently came across this neat old postcard from 1957. There are several things that jump out at me in this card… On the north shore, the land for Cobo Hall & Arena has been cleared. Work is progressing nicely on Windsor’s new City Hall. Note the long demolished Court House and old Police...

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