Monthly Archives: February 2012

Broken Comments…

February 29, 2012

Apparently the comments were broken earlier today. It’s all fixed now, and there should be no further problems.

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1587 McDougall Demolition

February 29, 2012
1587 McDougall Demolition

Happy leap year! Let’s celebrate February 29th by knocking something down… Back in May 2008, there was a massive fire at the front part of this building. Driving past I noticed that the next section of the building is coming down too. There appears to be quite a bit of century old steel in...

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Peabody Building – Riverside & Chilver – 1983/1984

February 27, 2012
Peabody Building – Riverside & Chilver – 1983/1984

Today’s photos come via Tim Swaddling, long time reader, and host of the Train Slide Shows. These photos were shot by Matthew Kulbacki, and he’s been kind enough to share them with us. Photo © Matthew Kulbacki A shot looking east on Riverside Drive from the corner of Chilver. The Peabody Bridge in on...

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Dillon Hall

February 24, 2012
Dillon Hall

Dillon Hall on the University of Windsor campus, built in 1927 and designed by Albert Lothian, was recently awarded a 2012 Built Heritage award. The U of W has invested time and money to fix up Dillon Hall. Removing all the ivy, and restoring two of the roof cupolas that were long removed. A...

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Kildare Road – c. 1910

February 22, 2012
Kildare Road – c. 1910

Another old photo from the Library Of Congress collection. Today’s photo is looking south on Kildare towards today’s Willistead Park. Rarely enough, everything here is still standing. The photo is mislabelled as “Mr. Kilgore’s residence, Delvonshire Road, Walkerville, Ont.” The photo does show the Ridout B. Parson home at 873 Kildare, designed by Albert...

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