Monthly Archives: May 2009

Devonshire Motel

May 29, 2009
Devonshire Motel

I’m thinking mid 1970′s on this one? DEVONSHIRE MOTEL 2763 Howard Ave. Windsor, ONT. PH. (519) 966-1930 30 units – air conditioning – color t.v. phones swimming pool restaurant commercial rates recreation room According to their website, they’ve been around for over 50 years.

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Garbage Dumping

May 27, 2009

Wowsers, did anyone else catch this on A News?

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Great Sucess!

May 27, 2009
Great Sucess!

Nick, who helped organized last weekend’s empties donation for Leukemia, reports that over $2000.00 was raised at the Dougall Ave. Beer Store alone. A big thank you goes out to everyone who dropped by and donated their empties to the cause, and a big thank you goes out to Nick and the rest of...

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Guaranty Trust Building

May 26, 2009
Guaranty Trust Building

At the corner of University & Victoria is this unassuming TD Bank branch with a lot of history. Opened in June, 1948 as the new home of the Guaranty Trust of Canada. The building was designed by Toronto Architects Allward and Gouinlock. Hugh Allward, was the son of legendary Canadian sculptor Walter Allward, who...

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Memorial Cup Champions!

May 25, 2009
Memorial Cup Champions!

Congratulations to the Windsor Spitfires from bringing home the silverware from Rimouski.

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Bottle Drive This Weekend

May 22, 2009
Bottle Drive This Weekend

Don’t forget to bring your empties back for a good cause this weekend: Returns for Leukemia Research is a fundraising initiative of The Beer Store and its employee union, UFCW Local 12R24, to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada. On the weekend of May 23 and 24, customers will be...

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City Hall

May 22, 2009
City Hall

Closing out the week, we might as well do another postcard… Today is a card I have never seen before running across a copy on eBay recently.. It is a colour photo of the old City Hall. Although you can’t see it in the image above, the cars in the lot beside city hall...

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Physical & Applied Sciences Bluilding (South Entrance)

May 21, 2009
Physical & Applied Sciences Bluilding (South Entrance)

Today’s postcard view comes from what is today known as Essex Hall at the University of Windsor. The building looks nice and new in this postcard, and it was then known as the Physical & Applied Sciences Building. The building was built in 1963.

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The Hiram Walker Historical Museum

May 20, 2009
The Hiram Walker Historical Museum

The Hiram Walker Historical Musuem Windsor, Ontario, Canada Installed in the old Francois Baby House, the earliest brick house in the Northwest, dating back to 1811. The Baby House was restored by Hiram Walker and Sons and depictis early life in the district This postcard likely dates to 1958, when the building was first...

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