sunnyside beach toronto, 1924

I remember my father talking about how popular Sunnyside beach pavillion was. It was past its prime by the time I was a teen.

Mount Pleasant Road, looking south from Davisville, 1957, Toronto.

Mount Pleasant Road, looking south from Davisville, Toronto.

Old school High Park tobogganing in Toronto. #winter

Tobogganing/Snow in general (High Park Toboggan Runs, City of Toronto Archives, Fonds Item

Yonge Street, Toronto, 1970s

Toronto might not have been a more entertaining place than the city we live in today (especially if you're into eating out), but it was dirti.

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.

A 1950s woman boarding a TTC bus. #vintage #1920s #transportation #Canada #Toronto

Although the TTC streetcar takes the cake as far as Toronto transit icons go, our buses hold a particular place in my heart. Sure, buses are a comm.

The south side of Gerrard Street, looking east to Yonge Street in Toronto, circa 1966. It was all torn down to make way for what is today the Delta Chelsea Hotel

The south side of Gerrard Street, looking east to Yonge Street in Toronto, circa It was all torn down to make way for what is today the Delta Chelsea Hotel

Hurricane Hazel,1954,Toronto,Ontario,Canada

Although the recent storm in Toronto brought more rainfall than occurred during the deadly Hurricane Hazel in the conditions nearly 60 years ago led to far worse damage and casualties.

How the TTC marketed itself, Vintage Edition

(**I love these interiors better than the current ones**) Interior of a subway car

Yonge St., Queen to College Sts., looking north from north of Granby St., Nov. 10, 1914. - Courtesy of the Toronto Public Library.

A line-up of streetcars, A traffic jam, This view looking north on Yonge Street from Granby Street shows the Yonge, College and Avenue Road trolley cars lined up.

Canada Wire and Cable Company, plant, Laird Drive, s.e. cor. Wicksteed Ave.

Canada Wire and Cable Company, plant, Laird Drive, s.

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