Canadian Places/Things

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Off to buy that hit single. Sam the Record Man, Canada's largest record store, once boasted 140 locations across Canada. The most famous was Sam's flagship store on Yonge St. in Toronto, which opened in Vintage Tv, Vintage Signs, Ask The Dust, Retro, Radios, Record Players, Old Signs, Record Collection, Poster

Sam the Record Man

Yonge St. Toronto. The Best Record Store. Hands Down.

Canadian National Exhibition Poster, Toronto, - used to be my favorite part of the summer, when school finished we would get free admission tickets to go every year, it was so much fun ! Canadian Things, I Am Canadian, Canadian History, Grands Lacs, Toronto Ontario Canada, History Posters, Vintage Travel Posters, Poster Vintage, Canada Eh

John Manneh & Laura Spracklin

Canadian National Exhibition Poster, Toronto, 1960s - used to be my favorite part of the summer

Former Maple Leaf defenceman Tim Horton offering you a donut, outside one of his coffee shops he first opened in when he was still playing. There are now Tim Hortons across Canada. Canadian Things, I Am Canadian, Canadian History, Canadian Facts, Canadian Cuisine, Timmy Time, Hamilton Ontario, Canada Eh, Tim Hortons

Tim Hortons recreates 1964 at Yonge-Dundas Square with replica of first restaurant

/CNW/ - Kicking off its 50th birthday weekend, Tim Hortons will turn the clock back on Toronto's Yonge-Dundas Square, transforming the bustling corner into a...

Sam the Record Man, Toronto ON, Canada ~ one of the greatest places to buy records, that's vinyl for you young folks! I Am Canadian, Canadian History, Cities, Montreal Ville, Old Signs, Toronto Canada, Vintage Signs, Vintage Records, Retro

Sam the Record Man

Yonge Street in the 1960's. Postcard courtesy of Chuckman's. There was a time not that long ago, when buying records (vinyl) at Sam's was a Saturday ritual. You'd take the subway downtown and walk the strip up to Yonge and Gould. This is of course before the young shoe shine boy, Emanuel Jaques was cruelly tortured and murdered prompting a sweeping "clean-up" of the Yonge Street strip. But that's another story....... Back then a record cost anywhere between $1.98-$4.98 and were visually very…

Gardiner Expressway: 'Big Daddy's' gift to Toronto Scarborough Toronto, Canadian Things, Toronto Ontario Canada, Canadian History, Local History, North York, Take Better Photos, Cool Landscapes, Vw Bus

Gardiner Expressway: 'Big Daddy's' gift to Toronto

The Gardiner Expressway has always been controversial, just like the man it was named after

Queen, King, and Roncesvalles Toronto Ontario Canada, Canadian History, North York, Train Journey, Model Trains, Old Pictures, Places To Visit, Busses, Facades

10 Toronto intersections as they were in the 1960s

As cliche as it is to say, it's remarkable to see how much and how little Toronto has changed over the last 50 or so years. For the purpose of comp...

Infographic Digest: Architecture Edition Part 2 - Infografical: Stepping Stones - reframe, reimagine and recontextualize. Toronto Ontario Canada, City Pass, Canadian History, Best Cities, Cn Tower, Niagara Falls, Night Life, Architecture, Travel

How Does the CN Tower Measure Up? | CityPASS Scrapbook

The year 2011 marks the 35th anniversary of the completion of the CN Tower in Toronto

What is it about old pictures that is so compelling? A look back at Toronto as she grew to our great City of Light Bloor Street @ Bathurst - Honest Ed's Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Toronto Pictures, Vintage Stuff, Canadian Things, Canada Eh

Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

Hello everyone. I thought I would throw my Then and Now pictures into a new thread. No rhyme or reason here and I also thought I'd do some obscure...

This found type poster celebrates the Toronto Transit Commission subway stations that still use the original typeface: Toronto Subway. The tiles have been merged together to build a rich, tiled mosaic of the Toronto underground. By Jonathan Guy. Toronto Subway, Quebec Montreal, I Am Canadian, Canadian History, Toronto Travel, Type Posters, Typography, Lettering, Toronto Canada

TCC Toronto

Beautiful, inspirational and creative images from Piccsy. Thousands of Piccs from all our streams, for you to browse, enjoy and share with a friend.

Honest Eds Toronto Ontario Canada. Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Canadian Things, Las Vegas, Nevada, Canadian Travel, Canada Eh, Canadian History, Destinations

10 photos of iconic signage in Toronto

Few things are as important to the relative visual interest of the urban landscape as signage. Not all signs are created equally, however. Much of ...

 Date photographed August My and only vacation to present. I flew to Ontario in August 1989 and this is the day I spent in Toronto. AA Record Store and Sam The Record Man in Toronto. Couple Photography Poses, Winter Photography, Vintage Photography, Boudoir Photography, Amazing Photography, Photography Aesthetic, Photography Ideas, Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City

Sam The Record Man in Toronto, circa 1989

Camera: Yashica Partner AF 35 mm. Date photographed: August 1989. My 1st and only vacation to present. I flew to Ontario in August 1989 and this is the day I spent in Toronto. A&A Record Store and Sam The Record Man in Toronto.

A & A Records, Thrifty’s (in the former Steele’s Tavern) and Sam the Record Man, seen from the Yonge Street and Elm Street intersection, between 1977 and Photo from the City of Toronto Archives, Fonds Series File Gordon Lightfoot, Yonge Street, Downtown Toronto, Toronto City, Canadian History, Roadside Attractions, Toronto Canada, Old Things, Memories

Historicist: Steele's Tavern and the Rise of Gordon Lightfoot

A Yonge Street institution gives rise to a generation of budding folk stars.

Although the former municipalities of Etobicoke, North York, York, and Scarborough are sometimes still referred to as suburbs of Toronto, developme. Old Time Photos, Toronto Ontario Canada, Canada Images, North York, New Things To Learn, Vintage Shops, Pergola, Outdoor Structures, History

This is what the suburbs used to look like around Toronto

Although the former municipalities of Etobicoke, North York, York, and Scarborough are sometimes still referred to as suburbs of Toronto, developme...