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Vintage Betty Boop singing happy birthday (voice Marilyn Monroe) to send/text/email/facebook to your loved one!

Betty Boop singing happy birthday (voice Marilyn Monroe)

It was made for you my love:*

Toronto's CN Tower under construction. Two Train roundhouses below.

How Toronto got the CN Tower

The CN Tower just turned 41 years old, and you'd still be hard-pressed to name a building that's defined Toronto more powerfully. Love it or loathe...

Premium gas station, Lake Shore Road by Toronto History, via Flickr

Premium gas station, Lake Shore Road

Photographer: City of Toronto Planning and Development Department ca. 1980 City of Toronto Archives Series 1465, File 144, Item 25

Davenport Road in 1910

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...

What Front Street used to look like in Toronto

What Front Street used to look like in Toronto

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 Fron...

PCC streetcar 4107 on Queen Street East, Toronto, December 4, 1954. #vintage #Canada #streets #1950s

PCC streetcar 4107 on Queen Street East

Photographer: Earnest Edgar Strathy Smith December 4, 1954 City of Toronto Archives Series 381, File 319, Item 12641-3

Toronto 1940s (1943) "Union Station" #Toronto #History #Vintage

Toronto of the 1940s

Toronto of the 1940s was place defined by war and its aftermath. Many of these images reveal the effort taking place at home and overseas, whether ...

Building the CN Tower / The original EdgeWalk @Randy Kalp I bet this was a bit different than when you did it! #PinUpLive

This is what Toronto looked like in the 1970s

The Toronto of the 1970s was, in the words of Anthony Astrachan, "a city that works." Unlike a number of major urban areas in the U.S., T...

Toronto Bus Terminal, Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario, May 25, 1935. #vintage #Canada #1930s #streets

Toronto Bus Terminal, Bay Street

Photographer: Alfred Pearson May 22, 1935 City of Toronto Archives Series 71, Item 10884

this is the smallest house in toronto

This is the smallest house in Toronto

Next time you complain your home/apartment/condo is too small, think about the occupants of 128 Day Avenue, a property near Dufferin and Rogers Roa...

990 Queen St. West by Toronto History, via Flickr

990 Queen St. West

Photographer: Arthur Goss June 17, 1919 City of Toronto Archives Series 372, Subseries 58, Item 811

Ossington Avenue in Toronto, circa 1920.

What Ossington Avenue used to look like in Toronto

Ossington Avenue used to have many names. Perhaps most notably (and confusingly) the stretch that now runs between Dundas and Queen West was itself...

Ossington Avenue in Toronto, circa 1920.

What Ossington Avenue used to look like in Toronto

Ossington Avenue used to have many names. Perhaps most notably (and confusingly) the stretch that now runs between Dundas and Queen West was itself...

A visual history of Toronto taxicabs

A visual history of Toronto taxis

Toronto taxis have been a staple in the city for a century, but rarely become the focus of photographic endeavours. Given the ubiquity of cabs in ...