Mennonites, Markets and More in St. Jacobs, Ontario

Mennonites, Markets & More in St. Jacobs, Ontario

Toronto was built by the Don River and the valley it carved--literally. The substantial clay and shale deposits found in the bottom of the river valley were quarried, shaped, baked and stacked for buildings such as Casa Loma, Massey Hall and the Ontario Legislature at Queen's Park. Elsewhere in Canada, Don brick went into the Acadia Apartments in Montreal and the T. Eaton Buildings in Winnipeg and Moncton.

Toronto was built by the Don River and the valley it carved--literally. The substantial clay and shale deposits found in the bottom of the river va.

N/E corner of Yonge-Dundas.   1950

N/E corner of Yonge-Dundas. 1950 with "The Brown Derby on The Corner"

Front Street after the Great Fire of Toronto (1904) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Front Street after the Great Fire of Toronto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Toronto Street Railway Co. (date unknown). From Church Street looking east along King Street. A horse drawn streetcar. Photo from Vintage Toronto.

Toronto Street Railway Co. horse-car 145 on King street. View from Church street.

As Toronto's southernmost east/west thoroughfare prior to major infill efforts in the early part of the 20th century, it's not surprising that Front Street has been home to some of the city's most important buildings, at least a few of which remain to this day. Front has, at point or...

As Toronto's southernmost east/west thoroughfare prior to major infill efforts in the early part of the century, it's not surprising that Fron.

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