P9524

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Details

ID Number

P9524

Item Name

image

Title

Aerial View of Windsor / Vue aérienne de Windsor

Title (Fre)

Vue aérienne de Windsor

Date

1950

Description

Aerial photo of downtown Windsor facing Detroit; the street at centre of the photo is Pelissier St., starting at YMCA/YWCA building; from left to right the following are visible: British American Brewery (at river), Royal Windsor Apartments, St. Andrew's Church, Norton Palmer Hotel, Dominion Public Building, Canadian Bank of Commerce, Windsor Opera House, Prince Edward Hotel, entrance to the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel and the Tunnel Ventilation Building; there is an excellent view of the Detroit skyline and shipping on the Detroit River as well; there are notes on the back identifying various ships at dock in Detroit, including the Boblo boats and Greater Detroit.

Place made

Canada - Ontario - Windsor

Collection Name

Museum Windsor

Subjects

Aerial photographs / Photographies aériennes

Apartments / Appartements

Banks / Banques

Brewing industry / Industrie de la brasserie

British American Brewing Co. Ltd. / Brasserie British American Ltd.

Business districts / District des affaires

Canada Building / Édifice Canada

Canadian Bank of Commerce / Banque Cannadienne du Commerce

Cargo ships / Cargos

Churches / Églises

Detroit (Mich.)

Detroit-Windsor Tunnel / Tunnel Detroit-Windsor

Dominion Public Building / Édifice public du Dominion

Dwellings / Habitations

Ferries / Traversiers

Hotels / Hôtels

Morrison, Neil Farquharson

Navigation

Norton Palmer Hotel / Hôtel Norton Palmer

Office buildings / Immeuble de bureaux

Opera House, Windsor / Opéra de Windsor

Ouellette Ave. / Avenue Ouellette

Park St. W. / Rue Park Ouest

Pelissier St. / Rue Pelissier

Postal service buildings / Édifices des bureaux de poste

Prince Edward Hotel / Hôtel Prince Edward

Royal Windsor Apartment Hotel / Résidence hôtelière Royal Windsor

Shipping / Transports maritimes

Ships / Navires

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church / Église presbytérienne Saint-Andrew

Theatres / Théâtres

Ventilation

Ventilation Building / Édifice de ventilation

Victoria Ave. / Avenue Victoria

Waterfronts / Quais

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