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Toronto's CN Tower under construction. Henry Battah is smiling back at the camera and Larry Porter is at the end of the steel beam ~ Photo by. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Toronto Cn Tower, Toronto Skyline, Construction Worker, Autocad, Historical Photos

Shop the Toronto Star Store | StarStore

Star Store is curated by the Toronto Star, Canada's largest daily newspaper. Shop historic photos, Raffi prints, sports frames, page reprints, books & more!

Eaton Family Home, 182 Lowther Ave., The Annex, Toronto. Built in 1888 by Timothy Eaton. Canadian History, Canadian Art, Canadian Things, Toronto City, Toronto Canada, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Toronto Pictures, Vintage Photos

# 22 ~ The Eaton Family Legacy, Then and Now

I can't believe it's been three months since I updated this thing. Sorry, if you are a regular reader, and thank you, to the few folks wh...

Construction of the Toronto Dominion Centre // Boris Spremo Toronto Skyline, Toronto Star, Toronto Images, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Illinois, Canada, Famous Places, Historical Pictures

Construction of the TD Centre, 1968. NNA-award winning photo by Boris Spremo.

A visual history of Parliament Street is a post that probably could have been compiled a long time ago given the stature and visual interest of the. Toronto Architecture, Historical Architecture, Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Canadian Things, Toronto Photos, Old Cabins, Canadian History, Historical Images

What Parliament Street used to look like in Toronto

A visual history of Parliament Street is a post that probably could have been compiled a long time ago given the stature and visual interest of the...

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Ontario Place, Toronto Architecture, Toronto Photos, On The Road Again, Canadian History, History Photos, Canada Travel

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto

there's no particular purpose to this thread. its just that i keep coming across images of Toronto that i find evocative, moving, or fascinating in some way...

The New Music with J D Roberts and Jeanne Beker + A + Sam the Record Man + Thrifty's - I met my husband at A&A records and tapes in 1975 Canadian Beer, Canadian History, Canadian People, Local History, Toronto City, Downtown Toronto, Toronto Street, Much Music, O Canada

That time when Citytv knew music

Legend has it that when Citytv began its inaugural broadcast on September 28th, 1972, anchor Warner Troyer's opening salvo was "Welcome to the...

In the Yorkville was not a hub for the extravagant shopper, but a sanctuary for the counterculture movement in Canada - an equivalent to New York's Greenwich Village. Toronto City, Toronto Canada, Canada North, Yorkville Toronto, Canadian History, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Vintage Art, Ontario

What Yorkville was like in the 1960s

When I say Yorkville, what's the first thing that comes to mind? Hippies? Free love? Psychedelic rock? Unlikely these days. Now the area is a high ...

Terry Fox, during his Marathon of Hope, crosses Yonge Street at Bloor in Toronto, July Every Canadian has a soft-spot for Terry. I Am Canadian, Canadian History, Canadian People, Canadian Things, Toronto Canada, Toronto City, Canada Eh, Yonge Street, History Photos

Terry Fox was a Canadian humanitarian, athlete, and cancer research activist. In 1980, with one leg having been amputated, he embarked on a cross-Canada run to raise money and awareness for cancer research. Although the spread of his cancer eventually forced him to end his quest after 143 days and 5,373 kilometres (3,339 mi), and ultimately cost him his life, his efforts resulted in a lasting, worldwide legacy and the annual Terry Fox Run, first held in 1981.

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The Oldest Known Photos of Toronto

For the earliest known photographs of Toronto, we have a sales pitch to thank. Following the union of Upper and Lower Canada as the United Province of Canada in 1841, Canada's new parliament drifted from city to city. Kingston, Montreal, Quebec City, and Toronto all hosted the wandering colonial government. On April

Photographs from the Toronto Archives showing old Toronto Storefronts from the past 100 years. Shops, grocers, butchers, tailor stores have changed lots. Cool Pictures, Cool Photos, Amazing Photos, Peterborough Ontario, Canadian Things, Yonge Street, Canada Images, Toronto Canada, Toronto City

Photos of Historic Toronto Storefronts

Photographs from the Toronto Archives showing old Toronto Storefronts from the past 100 years. Shops, grocers, butchers, tailor stores have changed lots.

Cyclist passing Old City Hall, Queen Street, Toronto. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Toronto Architecture, Historical Architecture, Toronto City, Toronto Canada, Vintage Cycles, Old City

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...

The Eaton’s Santa Claus Parade on James Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. At the end of the parade, Santa would climb from his float up a ladder into the Eaton’s department store. Source: Archives of Ontario. Days Before Christmas, Christmas Past, Christmas Photos, Vintage Christmas, Christmas Decor, History Of Santa Claus, Toronto Architecture, Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City

Days Gone By

The Eaton’s Santa Claus Parade on James Street, 1918, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. At the end of the parade, Santa would climb from his float up a ladder into the Eaton’s department store. Source:...

🇨🇦 Kensington Market (Toronto, Ontario, by Michael Lambeth 🎞 Toronto City, Downtown Toronto, Toronto Photography, Vintage Photography, 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...

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