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Item Name



Canadian Bank of Commerce / Banque cannadienne du commerce

Title (Fre)

Banque cannadienne du commerce


ca 1916


Black and white photograph of the Canadian Bank of Commerce, located at the corner of Ouellette Avenue and Riverside Drive; the building is situated on the corner, with one panel facing outward into the corner, and is a very tall stone structure; the main floor has an arched entrance with two massive pillars; the second floor has three arched windows on each side and one arched window on the corner facing wall; the third storey has the same number of rectangular windows; there are signs posted above the third storey: "Canadian Bank of Commerce"; the fourth storey has rectangular shuttered windows; other businesses are visible along both Riverside and Ouellette, including Pickard Drugs, immediately to the right of the bank; a number of pedestrians are walking along the sidewalks and some gentlemen are standing in the street in the foreground of the photo; to the extreme left of the photo the back end of a streetcar is visible, along with the streetcar tracks.


The bank was built in 1914 and was demolished about 1972. The CIBC office tower now occupies the site.

Place made

Canada - Ontario - Windsor

Collection Name

Museum Windsor


Banks / Banques

Buildings / Immeubles

Canadian Bank of Commerce / Banque Cannadienne du Commerce

Commercial facilities / Locaux commerciaux

Drugstores / Pharmacies

Mass transit / Passage de masse

Ouellette Ave. / Avenue Ouellette

Pedestrians / Piétons

People / Gens

Pickard Drugs / Pharmacie Pickard

Riverside Dr. / Promenade Riverside

Street railroad tracks / Tramways

Street railroads / Tramways électriques

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