Monthly Archives: August 2012

Norwich Block c. 1998

August 10, 2012
Norwich Block c. 1998

Photo © Allison Brown Happy Friday everyone! Local musician Allison Brown, sent along this photo she took from the top of the Chatham Street parking garage looking over the old Norwich Block. As Allison pointed out, so many cool businesses in that block. I personally used to regularly visit South Shore Books, The Beans...

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Ford City – City Hall Demolition

August 8, 2012
Ford City – City Hall Demolition

Back in November, 2010 there was this post about the City Hall.In that post there were some disagreements over the location of the City Hall. The photo above comes from the Walkerville Times Collection that was digitized and is housed at the South Western Digital Archive at the University of Windsor. As you can...

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Saint Mary’s Part 3

August 3, 2012
Saint Mary’s Part 3

Photo © Matt Kulbacki – All rights reserved Happy Friday everyone, and happy long weekend! Today the last few pictures from Matt Kulbacki’s series on St. Mary’s in South Windsor. Today’s pictures deal with the demolition of the old school, shot from the neighbourhood on April 29, 1977. In this shot the building starts...

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City Hall Rendering

August 1, 2012
City Hall Rendering

Designed by the Windsor firm of Sheppard & Masson, the third and current Windsor City Hall was built in 1957. Threats have stated to surface that it may soon be replaced. Here today is an early architectural rendering of the proposed new City Hall. I’ll have to dig up more info on City Hall,...

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