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The price for Toronto real estate in newspaper ad, house, suburbs, retro Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Toronto Houses, Real Estate Ads, Real Estate Marketing, Scarborough Toronto, Canadian History, Real Estate Investing, The Good Old Days

John Manneh & Laura Spracklin

Explore ALL homes for sale with photos, floorplans, video tours and local experts standing by to help. Free access to MLS, market stats, email listing alerts and more.

Toronto has a surprisingly rich cycling history. While biking culture has experienced a resurgence over the last five years or so (some might trace. Barbados, Jamaica, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Toronto Pictures, Toronto City, Toronto Canada, Toronto Street

Vintage photos of cycling in Toronto

Toronto has a surprisingly rich cycling history. While biking culture has experienced a resurgence over the last five years or so (some might trace...

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, Downtown Toronto, York Street

HISTORY OF THE TORONTO POLICE PART 2: 1850-1859

History of the Toronto Police Part 2: 1850-1859

The were big years for Toronto. After finally emerging from the ravages of the first world war, in which Canadian soldiers had distinguished . Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Canadian Soldiers, Toronto Photos, Canadian History, Canada Travel

A 1920s Toronto photo extravaganza

The 1920s were big years for Toronto. After finally emerging from the ravages of the first world war, in which Canadian soldiers had distinguished ...

In the later half of the Toronto became a modern city. Yes, we managed to build a single-line subway a decade before, but it was the arrival. Toronto Pictures, Cool Pictures, Amazing Photos, Underground Tube, Toronto Ontario Canada, Canadian History, Downtown Toronto, Paris Travel, Landscape Photos

This is what the TTC looked like in the 1950's and 60's

As far as archival photos of Toronto go, those that depict the early days of the TTC are among my favourites. In fact, tracking the transformation ...

Approaching Toronto from the southwest about a century ago, Roncesvalles Avenue would have been the first well developed north/south strip that one. Visit Toronto, Toronto Ontario Canada, Then And Now Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Landscape Photos, The Neighbourhood, Street View, City

What Roncesvalles Avenue used to look like

Approaching Toronto from the southwest about a century ago, Roncesvalles Avenue would have been the first well developed north/south strip that one...

A dominant motif in our series of historical Toronto posts is the slow erosion of industrial architecture from the cityscape. Toronto Architecture, Toronto Ontario Canada, Algonquin Park, Distillery, Landscape Photos, Aerial View, Tower Bridge, Maine, Photo Galleries

This is what the Distillery District looked like over the last 100 years

The Distillery District was not always a collection of boutique shops, galleries and other touristy attractions. Most everyone knows the district o...

North-east corner Queen McCaul Streets, Toronto, May 1949 (note the shop selling fireworks) Toronto City, Toronto Canada, Milwaukee Wisconsin, Landscape Photos, Old Pictures, Gta, Ontario, Moose, Past

North-east corner Queen & McCaul Streets

Photographer: Howard McDonald May 17, 1949 City of Toronto Archives Series 372, Subseries 58, Item 1931

Photographer: Howard McDonald April 1958 City of Toronto Archives Series Subseries Item 388 Queen Street West, Greater Toronto Area, Little Shop Of Horrors, Downtown Toronto, Quebec City, Toronto Canada, Old City, Landscape Photos, Street Photography

506 Queen Street West

Photographer: Howard McDonald April 1958 City of Toronto Archives Series 372, Subseries 100, Item 388

In the young boys of the neighbourhood would jump off this bridge into the mountains of sand stored below next to the railway lines stored by the railway lines. Needless to say local constabulary would scare them off. Toronto City, Toronto Canada, Toronto Neighbourhoods, Art Transportation, Cool Photos, Amazing Photos, Landscape Photos, Bridges, Ontario

The 5 oldest bridges in Toronto

The oldest bridges in Toronto harken back to a time when the city relied on the railway for its livelihood. The earliest examples of elevated infra...

Avenue Road & Bloor looking north 1959 Hidden Art, Canadian Things, Toronto City, Ontario, Past, 1950s, Photos, Pictures, Street View

Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

Ryrie jewellery catalog of 1900. http://www.scribd.com/doc/33888699/1900-Diamond-Hall-Catalogue-Ryrie-Brothers-Jewelers-Silversmiths