Monthly Archives: April 2013

Detroit Times Building – 1929

April 29, 2013
Detroit Times Building – 1929

This past weekend I was at the Michigan Modernism Exposition, and the Detroit Area Art Deco Society was there and has a table set up. They were giving away some information, and also were giving away copies of this photo. It shows the Albert Kahn designed Detroit Times building. Now a parking lot, it’s...

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1118 Drouillard Road – History Uncovered [Edited Title - wrong address]

April 26, 2013
1118 Drouillard Road – History Uncovered [Edited Title - wrong address]

A few photo’s of the Breaktime Lounge on Drouillard. These photos were sent my way yesterday from my Dad who caught this while cruising past. Some of the metal cladding either came off or was removed. Not sure which, but underneath the old brick and tile became exposed. I bet there are many beauties...

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1405 Erie Street East

April 24, 2013
1405 Erie Street East

The picture above was taken in 2006, sometime later, someone thought that this building didn’t look good enough, so what’s one to do?… So this kind grey skim coat went up on the place, I was expecting it to get the stucco treatment, but it never really did… After the skim coat, work wrapped...

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Less Delay The Walkerville Way – 1926

April 22, 2013
Less Delay The Walkerville Way – 1926

The old Walkerville Ferry, even though the Bridge and Tunnel quickly killed off the Windsor – Detroit ferry, the Walkerville – Detroit ferry continued to run in to the early 1940′s. Maybe one day we’ll see a ferry again…

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33-45 Pitt Street East – Windsor Recreation Building – 1926

April 19, 2013
33-45 Pitt Street East – Windsor Recreation Building – 1926

Bowling and Billiards, this massive building once occupied the south side of Pitt Street, just east of Ouellette Avenue. This picture ran in an ad that appeared in the Windsor Star in December, 1926. It was a handsome building. For some reason I believe that this one was the victim of a fire. Another...

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