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Sunday March 24th, 2013

Posted at 11:00am

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Construction at the University of Windsor, October, 1963 by weathermanandsewer

Editor’s Note: Of interestng to note here is that this photo was taken in the University of Windsor’s first year of official University status. On July 1, 1963, “the University of Windsor assumed control of the campus creating southwestern Ontario’s first autonomous degree granting institution” according to the University’s official history.

This photo looks east from the future location of MacDonald Hall at Dillon Hall (background), Essex Hall, and Cody Hall (left) which was demolished in 2012.

Retro Windsor is an ongoing series, first published in January 2012, of YOUR photos of Windsor’s past. If you have a Retro Photo of Windsor email it to [email protected], add it to our flickr pool or put it on the wall of our Facebook page.

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