Monthly Archives: September 2007

Looking For Something To Do This Weekend?

September 29, 2007
Looking For Something To Do This Weekend?

Head over to the Riverside Arena Sunday. 10:00 – 4:00, a great little Flea Market. Get a jump on your Christmas Shopping, you never know what you’ll find!

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Paulin Memorial

September 28, 2007
Paulin Memorial

At my opening reception, I was speaking with Architect Doug Johnson, of Johnson-McWhinnie. He told me that of all the buildings in the show, I missed the one his was most proud of designing. He told me it was a chuch right off of Norfolk, between Dominion and Dougall, and that I couldn’t miss...

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Christ The King

September 27, 2007
Christ The King

Add Christ the King at the corner of Dominion & Grand Marais to the list of vacant Catholic Churches. This place was built in a very traditional style in 1954. It’s really a shame that the RC Church doesn’t realize that its greatest assets are its historic buildings. The mid 1950′s really marked an...

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Turkish Scrap

September 26, 2007
Turkish Scrap

A long time fixture on the Great Lakes, and even longer as a tied up hulk on Windsor’s West Side, the S.S. Aquarama, is nearing the end of her days, and is awaiting the end in a Turkish Scrapyard. The postcard above was postmarked 1957 and the caption on the back read as follows:...

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Bye-Bye Cat House

September 25, 2007
Bye-Bye Cat  House

Not sure if you remember last year there was an article about a house that had been abandoned, and was full of cats? The Humane Society came in and removed a double digit number of cats. The house at 1040 Windermere Rd. has been empty ever since and was eventually condemned. The Building Eater...

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