Tag Archives: dollars

Before the Dollar Store, there was the Five and Dime.


  An acquaintance emailed me a really nice bunch of old photos, which I believe originated from The Windsor Star archives. The photo above, (taken in June 1946) shows a store that was once found on Ottawa Street east of … Continue reading

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Fall From Grace – A Hospital Then & Now


  Perhaps it should now be known as “Dis-Grace” Hospital due to its dilapidated condition and the controversy surrounding a project that was initially regarded with so much enthusiasm. Closed and sold for $800,000 in 2004, the plan was to convert the site … Continue reading

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Dollars From Above


He Had Money To Throw Away (info from The Windsor Star Archives and Time Magazine) An eccentric philanthropist who threw money from a hotel window and went on a brief cheque-writing spree had Windsorites agog on March 29, 1944. He … Continue reading

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