Monthly Archives: March 2009

Soper & Dupis Real Estate

March 31, 2009
Soper & Dupis Real Estate

In my collection I have a book full of photographs of the Border Cities and their industries from 1913. This photo below is captioned “Soper & Dupis Real Estate Office” but there was never any other information about it, and I always wondered about this little house… I figured it was destined to remain...

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Hotel Dieu – 1965

March 30, 2009
Hotel Dieu – 1965

From the December 31, 1965 issue of the Windsor Star: Hotel Dieu Hospital in the foreground has undergone a complete renovation in recent years at a cost of several million dollars. The newest phase to be complete is the Sisters’ residence and chapel shown in the left foreground, developed at a cost approaching the...

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Ambassador Bridge

March 27, 2009
Ambassador Bridge

An interesting shot of an early University of Windsor campus. This likely date to the mid 1960′s as both Cody Hall (1961) and the addition to Electa Hall (1962) are visible in the photo. From the back of the card: AMBASSADOR BRIDGE DETROIT, MICHIGAN – WINDSOR, ONTARIO A 4 lane expressway route connecting all...

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Hotel Dieu

March 26, 2009
Hotel Dieu

Keeping on the postcard theme, here is an old view of the original Hotel Dieu Hospital. This card was postmarked in 1917. Built in 1888, the original section was demolished in 1963.

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The Art Gallery of Windsor Needs Your Help…

March 25, 2009
The Art Gallery of Windsor Needs Your Help…

In the public interest of keeping things that make Cities interesting running, the most recent worry turns towards the Art Gallery. Funding for quality of life? Only with a huge fight… Funding for a new area on the far end of the city, who’s main tenant is a private business? No problem. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- CLICK...

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