Monthly Archives: May 2014

Wyandotte Street – 1912

May 30, 2014
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An interesting postcard view simply labeled as Wyandotte Street. No cross street is given. Seeing as it is labeled as Windsor and not Walkerville, it must be somewhere in the core area, maybe Victoria, Dougall, Janette? No clues to the direction either. Anyone have any guesses or thoughts? See you back here Monday for...

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Jackson Park – 2013

May 28, 2014
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The other day featured a shot of Jackson Park from 1938 (see below), and above is a shot in the same general direction from 2013, taken last summer. Then and now truly one of Windsor’s great public spaces.

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Water Works Gate

May 26, 2014
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This weekend on a stroll around Jackson Park, this water works gate on the south east corner of Ouellette and Tecumseh caught my eye. It’s interesting to note it’s labeled as the Sandwich Water Works. Now this grate is old. Obviously way older than the intersection, keeping in mind that Ouellette didn’t run through...

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Jackson Park – 1938

May 23, 2014
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A view of the sunken gardens at Jackson Park, taken in 1938, looking east towards Kennedy Collegiate. Note that there’s no pool in the middle of the gardens yet, just a small pond (not visible). Jackson Park is truly one of Windsor’s great public spaces. From the City of Windsor parks history document: Jackson...

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Crawford & University – Then & Now

May 21, 2014
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The site where Grace Hospital once stood is now wiped bare, and the grassy lot gives no clues to what was once there. Back in time a decade to 2004, and the same corner, it’s hard to remember the massive complex that stood on the same site. It’s a shame all those trees were...

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