Monthly Archives: January 2010

Hiram Walker & Sons – 1950′s

January 11, 2010
Hiram Walker & Sons – 1950′s

Here’s an interesting view I recently picked up. It’s a colour view of the Hiram Walker Distillery from the water, before the redevelopment of site that took place in the late 1950′s. I think many of the “new” buildings were erected around 1967-58. As you can see one of the “new” warehouses are visible,...

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The Bin Place

January 8, 2010
The Bin Place

Another old Newspaper photo, today’s subject is The Bin Place, located at 3176 Sandwich Street. The photo was taken March 27, 1972. As far as I can tell, this building would have been located at or near the north east corner of Sandwich & Mill. Home to the former CIBC bank? Any old westsiders...

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Bartlet Building Annex

January 6, 2010
Bartlet Building Annex

From the Border Cities Star – June 14, 1924: Above is a drawing prepared by Cameron and Ralston, architects, for the handsome new office and store building which is being erected by Mr. E. N. Bartlet, at the northeast corner of London and Pelisser Streets. As the drawing shows, the building will be six...

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Emmanuel United Church

January 4, 2010
Emmanuel United Church

View Larger Map Located at 1728 Lincoln Road, Emmanuel United Church was the First Church in Canada opened as a “United Church”. From the Border Cities Star, October 25, 1924: This is a conception of how the new South Lincoln Road Methodist Church will look when it is completed on the east side of...

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The Plan For 2010

January 1, 2010

Happy New Year… 2010 is a big year, Olympics, World Cup and all that…. So welcome back for the first post of year seven here on the internets. I trust everyone had a happy new year? If you had a really happy one, then you might be reading this on the 2nd. As you...

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