Monthly Archives: March 2007

Shaarey Zedek Synagogue

March 30, 2007
Shaarey Zedek Synagogue

While out last weekend with a friend from Detroit who runs a really interesting website on the Lost Synagogues of Detroit: http://shtetlhood.com/, I was giving him the tour of the Windsor Synagogues when we got to Shaarey Zedek. Located on Gilles Blvd. this synagogue was built in 1957. According to the Windsor Jewish Federation...

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Dayspring Church Of Windsor

March 29, 2007
Dayspring Church Of Windsor

I’ve driven past this church for years, and wondered about it. It looks like it was built minus the tower and steeple. I’m guessing that it was designed, as many churches were, to add the rest later as the funds were raised. The sign on the outside reads: “Dayspring Church of Windsor”. According to...

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Help Save Festival Epicure

March 28, 2007

Forwarding on an e-mail I recieved today: At a time when tourism in this region is at an all time low, it is important to keep established events that the community and tourists alike look forward to every year. No, taxpayers should not be responsible for footing the bill, but busineses in our region...

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Met Hospital Then and Now

March 28, 2007
Met Hospital Then and Now

c. 1925 2007. Look closely, you can still catch glimpses of the original building behind the modern monstrosity.

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Eastside Blight

March 27, 2007
Eastside Blight

First a Woolco, this massive store anchored the Eastown Plaza at Tecumseh and Lauzon Roads in Windsor’s far east end, along with local grocery store N&D. While Woolco went under in the US in 1983, they hung around in Canada until 1994, when the Boys from Bentonville bought them out, and converted the stores...

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