Monthly Archives: November 2007

Standard Foundry

November 5, 2007
Standard Foundry

On Walker Rd., just south of the no longer existent Cataraqui Place, stood the Kerr Engine Works plant. The plant had two divisions, Kerr Engine Works and Standard Foundry & Supply Co. A view of the 1937 Fire Plan An artists view of the plant c. 1910. As time went on Kerr closed its...

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Unbuilt Windsor – # 5

November 2, 2007
Unbuilt Windsor – # 5

From June 1927: ARCITECTS DRAWING FOR $1,500,000 CLUB BUILDING This 12 story building was designed by Pennington & Boyde, it was supposed to be built at Pitt & Dougall. It was going to be home to the North American Athletic Club. The plan was for floors 5-11 to be filled with rooms, similar to...

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Unbuilt Windsor – # 4

November 1, 2007
Unbuilt Windsor – # 4

From December 1928: PROPOSED ROYAL WINDSOR HOTEL This building was to be the tallest hotel in the British Empire. Designed by O’Dell, Trace & Diehl, it was to be part of the Royal Windsor Complex. The Apartment Building (still standing) and Garage (demolished) were the first two phases. This was to be the third...

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