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Apartment buildings under construction / Immeubles d'appartements en construction

Title (Fre)

Immeubles d'appartements en construction


ca 1900 - 1909


View of two multi-storied buildings under construction, likely apartment rentals, possible in Essex, Ontario; a third building across the street appears finished or near completion; the buildings appear well-made with a brick foundation, woodsided first floor, and scaled wood-shingled upper floors; each unit appears to have its own porch or balcony; one man continues working, while another pauses to pose for this photo, leaning on a barrel; two women at the bottom centre, one holding an infant, appear to be locked in coversation.


Approximately 150 glass plate negatives, including the one for this photo, were found in the wreckage of the Dr. J.W. Brien residence on Talbot St. in Essex (Ont.) by Rodger Saegert, after it was demolished in May 1959.

Place made

Canada - Ontario - Essex County

Collection Name

Museum Windsor


Apartments / Appartements

Baldock, George

Brien Residence / Résidence Brien

Brien, John Wesley

Building materials / Matériaux de construction

Buildings / Immeubles

Children / Enfants

Construction workers / Travailleur de construction

Dwellings / Habitations

Essex (Ont.)

Houses / Maisons

Men / Hommes

Physicians / Médecins

Saegert, Rodger

Women / Femmes

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