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Yonge Street, Toronto, 1960s

Three distinctive buildings on Toronto's Yonge Street north of Queen, early the Colonial Tavern, jazz bar; the neoclassical bank and Heintzman's piano HQ

What malls used to look like in Toronto -- Yonge Arcade (Yonge/Adelaide through to Victoria). I remember being there with my Dad in the late 1960's. Photo is from the 1920's.

What malls used to look like in Toronto -- Yonge Arcade (Yonge/Adelaide through to Victoria). I remember being there with my Dad in the late Photo is from the

The mythical Yonge Street sin strip of the 1970s and 80s was an electric, dangerous place. Tucked away at number 373 amongst the glut of groovy head shops and skeezy massage parlours that stretched from King to Bloor was perhaps Toronto's most infamous grindhouse movie theatre - "The Rio" -...

The mythical Yonge Street sin strip of the and was an electric, dangerous place. Tucked away at number 373 amongst the glut of groovy hea.

The BROWN DERBY at the northeast corner of Yonge and Dundas Streets circa 1960's.

The BROWN DERBY at the northeast corner of Yonge and Dundas Streets circa

The lost restaurants of Toronto fill long time residents with an overwhelming sense of nostalgia. It would be nearly impossible to put together a comprehensive list of iconic or noteworthy restaurants that have shuttered or burnt down over the years, but there's enough establishments in our back catalogue to warrant...

The lost restaurants of Toronto fill long time residents with an overwhelming sense of nostalgia. It would be nearly impossible to put together a d.

The history of Yonge Street is that of Toronto itself. As the street developed, so too did the city around it. Even as the first commercial hub in the city was located to the east of Yonge, by the turn of the century, it was already becoming our most important...

The history of Yonge Street is that of Toronto itself. As the street developed, so too did the city around it. Even as the first commercial hub in .

Yonge Street

If you asked the average Toronto resident to nominate the most touristy intersection in the city, most would select Yonge and Dundas.

1938. the SE corner of Bloor and Yonge

Yonge and Bloor serves as the subject of our latest installment in a not-so-frequent series that examines the visual legacy of some of Toronto's mo.

Toronto 1970s . when t.o. was safer. Not . every gd week shots fired , same country , same , lol , gd police supt. intendent so busy , so tired , did not put on a tie, same fn ..... fuck go kill your selves. d there are real decent black folk , round me . I know , live right nxt door , a nicer couple l could not meet period. l mean that ,all my heart , ,a smile and an attitude, l give ..

Looking south down Yonge Street, at Teraulay Street, towards the Imperial Theatre. Teraulay Street was closed in the late and is now occupied by part of the Eaton Centre. The Imperial Theatre is currently the Canon Theatre.