Monthly Archives: February 2010

Border Cities Industries

February 26, 2010
Border Cities Industries

This plant at Kildare and Munsee, was known as Border Cities Industires, and was a subsidiary of G.M. through the end of WWII. The building was owned by the government, but run by GM. I’m not certain when this plant was built, but I have a record for a plant built by General Motors...

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Railroad Hotels

February 24, 2010
Railroad Hotels

Back when the CN passenger station was on the waterfront at the foot of Goyeau, there were a bunch of hotels to serve them. Wherever there were railroad stations there were hotels. Some examples still exist in the city today, most notably the Crown Inn building on Devonshire in Walkerville, home to Taloola today,...

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University Of Windsor – Mid 1960′s

February 22, 2010
University Of Windsor – Mid 1960′s

Today’s post is a postcard of the University of Windsor from the early to mid 1960′s. The caption on the back of the card reads as follows: UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR Windsor, Ontario, Canada A portion of the University of Windsor campus includes the steps of the Library, the Biology Building and, beyond, University Centre...

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Eastown

February 19, 2010
Eastown

Today’s post comes courtesy of Scott Hughes. Scott was kind enough to pass on this photo he took of the old Eastown sign at Lauzon & Tecumseh before it was altered. View Larger Map As you can see, other than the steel uprights, and the name, not much remains the same. Interesting to note...

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Ukrainian Restaurant

February 17, 2010
Ukrainian Restaurant

While John may have beat me to the punch the other day, posting about this place on My Local Food Blog, I’m still going to post about it today. The photo above ran in the Detroit News, in January, 1972 along with a review of the place. My wife and I were introduced to...

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