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History - Toronto

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Toronto Harbour Commission Building on Harbour Street, 1933 Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto Photos, Historical Architecture, World Trade, Historical Pictures, Great Shots, Old City, Landscape Photos, 1930s

A 1930s Toronto photo extravaganza

The Toronto of the 1930s was a city mired in the Great Depression. Though high-profile construction projects like Commerce Court and Canada Life Bu...

Elliott Erwitt, New York City, Magnum Photos Photographer Portfolio Documentary Photographers, Street Photographers, Famous Photographers, Photo Vintage, Vintage Photos, Elliott Erwitt, Foto Poster, Photographer Portfolio, Magnum Photos

Everybody Street Travel Blog

Everybody Street is a platform for every traveller to get acquainted with the wonders of travel. Share your first hand experiences, stories with all fellow travelers. Visit to explore More!

Toronto CNE performers freak show Justin Trudeau, Toronto, Canadian History, Vintage Classics, Vintage Circus, Historical Architecture, Historical Pictures, Vintage Comics, Sideshow

Vintage Photographs of the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE)

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is quickly approaching with 18 days of impossible games, questionable rides and heart clogging food. Hoorah!

indypendent-thinking: “ Toronto slums in the early ” Toronto Street, Toronto City, Preparing For Retirement, Yonge Street, Best Insulation, First Novel, Slums, Historical Architecture, Second World

This is what Toronto slums used to look like

When Dr. Charles Hastings became Toronto's medical officer of health in 1910, the city was rife with disease. Hundreds needlessly died each year of...

Post Office, 10 Toronto Street, The building, and that lane , is still there! Toronto Street, Toronto City, Toronto Ontario Canada, Urban Photography, Lifestyle Photography, Toronto Photos, Historical Architecture, Old Buildings, Abandoned Houses

Toronto of the 1860s

Toronto of the 1860s was a burgeoning industrial and commercial hub thanks mostly to the construction of major railway lines in and out of the city...

The history of Trinity Bellwoods Park has more than one buried treasure under its grassy knolls. Probably the most famous former inhabitant of the . Toronto Hotels, Toronto City, Then And Now Pictures, Canadian Things, Toronto Ontario Canada, Canadian History, History Photos, Historical Architecture, Old Photos

This is what Trinity Bellwoods Park looked like a century ago

The history of Trinity Bellwoods Park has more than one buried treasure under its grassy knolls. Probably the most famous former inhabitant of the ...

What Davenport Road used to look like in Toronto Queen Street Toronto, Toronto City, Royal Arch Masons, Canadian Things, Yonge Street, Toronto Ontario Canada, Holt Renfrew, Canadian History, University Of Toronto

What Davenport Road used to look like in Toronto

Davenport Road might lack the stature of some of the other streets we've featured in our series of Toronto history, but even if it was never develo...

Complaints of Island residents to council about inadequate transportation by city tugs brought action. One tug was to go on full-time passenger duty and an extra bus was added on island. But passengers still had to wait in the cold. In this aerial view of Centre Island, Toronto Ontario Canada, Canadian History, West Village, History Photos, Photo Archive, Aerial View, Historical Photos, To Go

Vintage Aerial Photographs of the City of Toronto

Vintage aerial photographs from the Toronto archives and the Toronto Public Library photo archives from the past 80+ years in the city.

🇨🇦 Kensington Market (Toronto, Ontario, by Michael Lambeth 🎞 Vancouver Photography, Toronto City, Toronto Canada, Studio Musicians, Yonge Street, Royal Ontario Museum, Canadian History

Kensington Market in the 1950's: The Photographs of Michel Lambeth (1923-1977)

From: http://www.whatistoronto.ca/section-overview/michel-lambeths-toronto Michel Lambeth 1923-1977 His name is Michel Lambeth. Born Thomas Henry...

 A British garrison established by Lt. Simcoe in 1793 (just past the bridge on top) was attacked here by American forces in The Fort was built just before wars end. Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Toronto Vacation, Historic Architecture, Old Fort, Canadian History, Ghost Stories, Canada Travel, Travel Hacks

History of Fort York

A brief history of Fort York by Dr. Carl Benn. All eras of the Fort's history from it's founding by John Graves Simcoe in 1793 to it's present status as a National Historic Site.

Yonge and Queens Quay Toronto Skyline, Toronto City, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Canadian Things, Toronto Ontario Canada, Canadian History, History Photos, Canada Travel

Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

Does anyone here have a line on pictures of One Yonge street before One Yonge? I've always been curious as to what was there. I've searched at the online...

Fruit and flower stalls at the St. Lawrence Market, circa Image via City of Toronto Archives/Alexander W. Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Old Pictures, Old Photos, St Lawrence Market, Toronto Photos, Canadian History, Canadian Culture, Buried Treasure

The St. Lawrence Market, past and present

The St. Lawrence Market is one of Toronto's oldest institutions, technically dating as far back as 1803 when Governor Peter Hunter designated the a...

Toronto Wholesale Fruit Market, corner of Yonge and Esplanade Streets - in Toronto - Wikimedia Commons Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Bank Of Montreal, Hockey Hall Of Fame, Canadian Things, Canadian History, Largest Countries, Landscape Photos, Historical Photos

PHOTO – TORONTO – WHOLESALE FRUIT MARKET – SITE OF FUTURE O’KEEFE CENTRE – NOTE BANK OF MONTREAL IN BACKGROUND NOW HOCKEY HALL OF FAME – BUSY WITH TRUCKS – c1940

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