Post Office, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, 1925

Post Office, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, 1925
Windsor News Co.
117639; 57
c. 1925; on the back: "The Windsor Post Office, located at Ouellette Avenue and Pitt Street, is one of the oldest structures in Windsor. At the front of the building may be seen a beautiful fountain dedicated to the memory of Windsor heroes, who fell in the Boer War."; the post office was located on the southwest corner of Ouellette Avenue and Pitt Street; it was built in 1879 and demolished in 1932; the architect was William Scott And Co.; it replaced several earlier post offices that were near the northeast corner of Ouellette Avenue and Pitt Street; the Boer War Monument, designed by Walter Allard, is located at the front entrance. It was dedicated on May 24th, 1906, and later moved to Jackson Park; the reddish brown building behind the post office and park was the Victoria Block (southwest corner of Ouellette Avenue and Chatham Street); it housed the Imperial Bank; it was built in 1893 and burned down on December 24th, 1945; the partially visible building on the right was the Laing Building (built 1886) which was part of the Norwich Block (also known sometimes as the Richmond Block).
Post Office (Windsor), 1879
Government Buildings
Boer War Monument (Windsor)
Ouellette Avenue (Windsor)
Pitt Street (Windsor)
Allard, Walter, Designer
Chatham Street (Windsor)
Imperial Bank Of Canada (Windsor)
Victoria Block (Windsor)
Laing Building (Windsor)
Norwich Block (Windsor)
Commercial Buildings
War Monuments
Boer War
Scott, William And Company, Architects
Windsor (Ontario)
Public Domain
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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