St Clair College Mediaplex

The old Salvation Army building at Victoria & University, which has sat derelict for many years, is nearing the end of its conversion into the new St. Clair College Mediaplex. The Mediaplex, is nearly done, and on a super tight deadline in order to qualify for stimulus funding. At first …

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Hydro Substations

Today’s post is a bit of a big one… But this is only the tip of them… I’ve been long interested by the small neighbourhood hydro substations. Many blend in almost seamlessly into the surrounding area, with only the “Danger High Voltage” sign tipping you off that these buildings serve …

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The Working Man’s Mansion

From the Windsor Star Classifieds in October, 1971. View Larger Map Here’s the “Mansion” today. It’s a fact that our real estate hasn’t increased in value over the years, in fact Windsor has some of the most affordable property in the country. This house was listed for $26,900 in 1971. …

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Chinee Villa

Back in February of this year, I had a post about the Mai-Mai. The owners of the Mai-Mai it was discovered were also the owners of the east side’s Chinee Villa. A few weeks ago, I was out for lunch, and pull into the plaza next to the old Chinee …

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