Monthly Archives: December 2012

Happy Holidays!

December 27, 2012

Hope everyone is enjoying the time off with their families, regular posting will resume Wednesday January 2, 2013.

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J. Clark Keith Hydro Plant

December 21, 2012
J. Clark Keith Hydro Plant

Located in Brighton Beach, the J. Clark Keith coal powered hydro plant was opened in 1953, and was demolished in 1997. Below is a rendering that appeared in the Windsor Daily Star, February 19, 1949: These first architects’ drawings of the $21,000,000 Windsor steam hydro generating plan which will go into construction in the...

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Riverside Park – c. 1915

December 19, 2012
Riverside Park – c. 1915

A neat old World War I era postcard. This one showing the Riverside Park in Windsor. No details given on this one, but I think it was the park at the foot of Bruce Avenue. Back in March, 2011 there was this post about a proposed pavilion for Riverside park. Less than one week...

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No Post Today

December 17, 2012

Hey everyone, I was out of town this weekend, and got in late. No post today, posting resumes Wednesday.

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Suggested Civic Centre

December 14, 2012
Suggested Civic Centre

This comes from regular reader Mike F. who came across this rendering from the Border Cities Star, November 1, 1930: Location of the proposed new Canadian National Railways station on the riverfront, at the foot of Windsor avenue, with a city hall square at the avenue’s head, is provided by Thomas Adams, city planner,...

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