Monthly Archives: May 2011

Historic Train Slide Show #2 – This Thursday June 2nd – 8:15 pm

May 31, 2011
Historic Train Slide Show #2 – This Thursday June 2nd – 8:15 pm

The last event was a great success, and I’m planning on making this one. So, I’m passing along the info in hopes that all those who are interested can make it out.

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End Of The Line – 1567 Ouellette

May 30, 2011
End Of The Line – 1567 Ouellette

Time’s up, and another hole in the streetscape and urban fabric is due for Ouellette Ave. 1567 Ouellette featured here, last May. This past Thursday, the Windsor Heritage Committee, had a meeting to deal with the request of a demolition permit request for the property. The committee was tasked with deciding whether to either...

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33 Wyandotte Street East – 1948

May 27, 2011
33 Wyandotte Street East – 1948

We looked at the Syrian Coffee Shop back in April, today’s photo is from the same series. This one is dated February 29, 1948, the caption on the back simply reads: 33 Wyandotte Windsor – Gambling The series is an interesting snapshot in time of the commerical store fronts around Windsor. The Roxy Billiards...

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2540 McDougall – Death Fences

May 25, 2011
2540 McDougall – Death Fences

I took these photos last Wednesday, so they are a week old, and it’s possible that the building is already gone. It’s not an architectural treasure, but this warehouse still tells part of the story of this part of town. McDougall between Eugenie and Gilles is in my opinion one of the most threatened...

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Delux Redux – 1194 Monmouth

May 23, 2011
Delux Redux – 1194 Monmouth

Happy Victoria Day everyone! Regular readers of the site may recall the post on the boarded up Deluxe Apartments back in May, 2009. Photo © John Foot The six-plex, after 2+ years, has met the same fate as the two houses to the north, and is now a pile of rubble. The building was...

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