Old toronto

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Downtown Toronto 1857 -- Looking North Up York Street from King to Osgood Hall at Queen Street New Travel, Paris Travel, Travel Usa, Canadian Culture, Canadian History, Toronto Canada, Canada 150, York Street, Downtown Toronto

HISTORY OF THE TORONTO POLICE PART 2: 1850-1859

History of the Toronto Police Part 2: 1850-1859

Tip Top Tailors Factory, Lakeshore Blvd. Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Toronto Travel, Historical Architecture, Toronto Architecture, Toronto Photos, Canada Images, Canadian History, My Kind Of Town

Tip-Top Tailors, factory, Lakeshore Blvd. W., south west corner Stadium Rd., Toronto, Ont.

Sunday, September 27, 2020 The Toronto Public Library website and online account are currently unavailable due to scheduled maintenance. Access to online services The following services may be available intermittently through the day: OverDrive eBooks & eAudiobooks RBDigital Magazines & eAudiobooks Hoopla Kanopy Lynda.com Cantook Station (French language eBooks)

Dawes Road, looking north to Danforth Avenue, 1914 Visit Toronto, Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Toronto Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Beach Stores, Canadian Things, Horse Drawn Wagon

Dawes Rd., looking n. to Danforth Ave.

TEC 153.401H Date Created year accurate; month and day unknown for 1914

Yonge-Eglinton, N/W corner 1920 - not at all like the Yonge-Eglinton intersection we know today. Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Toronto Travel, Canadian Things, Canadian History, Vintage Comic Books, Historical Architecture, Landscape Photos, Old Pictures

Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

I love the reflection of the photographer and his tripod in the front door of the 1954 picture.

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is quickly approaching with 18 days of impossible games, questionable rides and heart clogging food. Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Backpacking Canada, Canada Travel, Visit Canada, Canada Eh, Bob, North York

What the CNE looked like in the 1970s

The CNE of the 1970s was a technicolor super dream of deep-fried food, neon lights, and eye-popping paint. For 18 days every year, the Tornado roll...

Circa 1900 Paterson Brothers General Store Dawes Road and Danforth, Little York, winter delivery sleighs (notice the coal sleigh lower left). Toronto Snow, Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Yonge Street, Toronto Photos, Canadian History, Old Pictures, Vintage Pictures, Winter Scenes

Danforth Ave., n. side, w. from Dawes Rd.; group portrait of some inhabitants of Little York

Original photograph in Ontario Archives (S 3460). Newspaper clipping about photo: 966-2-31b TEC 482.05

April Men’s bones found while digging the drain for the new Sunday… Unknown Picture, Retro Boutique, Visit Toronto, School Opening, Canadian History, Newspaper Article, Mystery Of History, History Facts, Natural Disasters

Westminster Presbyterian (United) Church, Weston Road, west side, south of Bellevue Cr., Toronto, Ont.

Inscribed in the print, l.r.: Men's bones found at / Weston April 28th 1911. / while [?] digging the drain for / the New Sunday School.; Stamped in dark greenish blue ink, b.: COPYRIGHT CANADA 1911 BY G. KNOTHE.; Printed inscription, vso right: POST CARD / CORRESPONDENCE / NAME AND ADDRESS / PLACE / POSTAGE / CyKo / STAMP / HERE Print dated 1912. One of ten prints (including one on cover) in black cardboard cover with dark reddish brown embossed cloth hinges (Accs. 989-1-1 to 10) issued on…

Maple Leaf Stadium in Toronto Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Canadian History, Historical Architecture, Landscape Photos, Aerial View, Old Pictures, Toronto Maple, Concert Venues

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto

Interesting study of the area that now contains the CN Tower, Skydome and an abundance of new high-rises and condos. Interesting how old this photos...

The First Loblaws grocery store, 511 Yonge St., in 1910 Toronto,Ontario Toronto Architecture, Canadian Things, Yonge Street, Toronto Ontario Canada, Canadian History, Grocery Store, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Montreal

What grocery stores used to look like in Toronto

Following the popularity of my vintage gas stations post of a few weeks back, my latest in my archival adventures involves another urban element wi...

Current and historic content, curated by Toronto Public Library Fire Hall, Guernica, Digital Archives, West Side, Toronto Canada, Historical Pictures, Ancestry, Gta, Ontario

Empringham Hotel (1890s-1913), Danforth Ave., south west corner Dawes Rd.; looking north to East Toronto Fire Hall, Dawes Rd., west side, north of Danforth Ave., Toronto, Ont.

Shows Margaret Empringham (1904-1981). Inscribed in pen and blue ink, vso t.: Marg; in dark blue ballpoint pen, vso c.: 102 in shade /

A visual history of Parliament Street is a post that probably could have been compiled a long time ago given the stature and visual interest of the. Toronto Ontario Canada, Victorian Photos, Before Us, Old City, Past, That Look, Old Things, York, History

What Parliament Street used to look like in Toronto

A visual history of Parliament Street is a post that probably could have been compiled a long time ago given the stature and visual interest of the...

(***both my granddaughter and I born here, 53 years & 5 months apart***) East General Hospital 1928 Ontario Place, Toronto Ontario Canada, America And Canada, Historical Architecture, General Hospital, Old City, Landscape Photos, Abandoned Places, 5 Months

This is what it was like in Toronto in the 1920s

The 1920s were a seminal time for Toronto—when the city, still deeply attached to its colonial roots, began to take the first baby steps toward bec...

(***both my granddaughter and I born here, 53 years & 5 months apart***) East General Hospital 1928 Ontario Place, Toronto Ontario Canada, America And Canada, Historical Architecture, General Hospital, Old City, Landscape Photos, Abandoned Places, 5 Months

This is what it was like in Toronto in the 1920s

The 1920s were a seminal time for Toronto—when the city, still deeply attached to its colonial roots, began to take the first baby steps toward bec...

(***both my granddaughter and I born here, 53 years & 5 months apart***) East General Hospital 1928 Ontario Place, Toronto Ontario Canada, America And Canada, Historical Architecture, General Hospital, Old City, Landscape Photos, Abandoned Places, 5 Months

This is what it was like in Toronto in the 1920s

The 1920s were a seminal time for Toronto—when the city, still deeply attached to its colonial roots, began to take the first baby steps toward bec...

The life and death of Peter Dickinson and The Inn on the Park - Spacing Toronto Scarborough Toronto, Toronto Hotels, Hotel Ads, Macs, Health Club, Back In Time, Old City, Vintage Stuff, Motel

The life and death of Peter Dickinson and The Inn on the Park - Spacing Toronto

Peter Dickinson was dying when he designed the Inn on the Park. From a bed in Mount Sinai hospital, his body weakened from cancer, Dickinson listened to Four Seasons co-founder Isadore Sharp explain his idea for a new flagship location at Leslie and Eglinton. Sharp’s sixteen acre site was directly opposite the west branch of […]

Vintage Signs Toronto Maple Leaf Stadium, ca. Canadian Things, Sports Stadium, Labour Day, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Canada, Montreal, Ontario, Signage, Past

Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

Sep 9 additions Yonge and Adelaide looking north. Looking at the southwest corner of Queen and Parliament from the east side of Parliament.