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SundayStills - logos

This week's theme is corporate logos. Signage is another thing I love to capture for posterity. And I was pleased to have gotten this beauty (which may only be meaningful to fellow Canadians) before it was changed to the new boring name of 'metro'. Dominion grocery store Here we have the Redpath sugar refinery (with a LCBO - Liquor Control Board of Ontario sign also included). This area is under massive redevelopment at the moment, which is an exciting change to a wasteland on the…

Toronto has a surprisingly rich cycling history. While biking culture has experienced a resurgence over the last five years or so (some might trace. Barbados, Jamaica, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Toronto Pictures, Toronto City, Toronto Canada, Toronto Street

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...

1930 - Steam power waiting to go east at Toronto Union Station, the Royal York Hotel looms overhead. - Image c/o Archives of Ontario, Item RG Downtown Toronto, Toronto City, Toronto Skyline, Toronto Travel, Hotel Ads, Old Steam Train, Toronto Ontario Canada, York Hotels, Train Pictures
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Steam engines, eastern entrance to Union Station, Toronto, with the Royal York Hotel in the background

 Creator: Unknown Date: 1910 Identifier: PC 1383 Format: Postcard Rights: Public domain Courtesy: Toronto Public Library You can order order a print or high-resolution copy. Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Revival Architecture, Architecture Office, Canadian History, Romanesque, Great Lakes, Lake City, Street Photography
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Confederation Life Building, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (1910)

Confederation Life Building, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Creator: Unknown Date: 1910 Identifier: PC 1383 Format: Postcard Rights: Public domain Courtesy: Toronto Public Library You can order order a print or high-resolution copy.

Premium gas station and deco headquarters to TipTopTailors, Lake Shore Road at Stadium Rd, Toronto History Posters, Art History, Toronto Ontario Canada, Old Gas Stations, Historical Architecture, Toronto Architecture, Canadian History, Vintage Posters, Vintage Signs
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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

Fruit and flower stalls at the St. Lawrence Market, circa Image via City of Toronto Archives/Alexander W.

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...

Vintage Toronto - TTC subway map 1966 upon the opening of the Bloor-Danforth line

The history of Toronto as seen through famous and forgotten signs

There are so many ways to track how cities change over time, but one of the most remarkable is surely the signage that we encounter every day. Tor...

 1950 All the buildings on the left side were torn down for the Eatons Centre. Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Urban Landscape, Landscape Photos, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Eaton Centre, Yonge Street, Bonde

Toronto Yonge St. 1950 All the buildings on the left side were torn down for the Eatons Centre.

I think this is the queen st east bridge to Leslieville back when Toronto had a population of Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Toronto Travel, Toronto Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Canadian Things, Bob

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photo from Toronto Archives series 71, item 6275

The Beard Building on King Street in Toronto. Built 1894 demolished in 1935 for a gas station. Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Toronto Travel, Toronto Pictures, Toronto Photography, Food Photography, Canadian Things, Old Mansions, Canadian History

The Beard Building is regarded as Toronto's first skyscraper, and was completed in 1894. Designed by E.J. Lennox, It was planned to be a nine-storey, iron-framed structure, but it only reached seven storeys when completed and was a more traditional wood/brick combination. The Beard Building was a bank at street level, a commercial and office tower, and a hotel. The building was named after George Beard, the original landowner of the site at Jarvis St. and King St. East.

Remembering the Great Toronto Fire of 1904 Canadian History, Canadian Art, Landscape Photos, Landscape Photography, Reflex Camera, The Great Fire, Future Photos, Take Better Photos, Toronto Canada
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Remembering the Great Toronto Fire of 1904 - Spacing Toronto

It was a miserably cold night, with bitter gusts of wind and a light snow even though it was the middle of April. And about an hour after sunset, things would get even worse. No one is entirely sure what caused the blaze. It might have been faulty wiring. Or a stove. But around 8 […]

70 Fascinating Photos That Capture Everyday Life of Toronto in the Early Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Downtown Toronto, Yonge Street, Canadian Things, Canadian History, North York, Old Photos, Places To See

Corner of Yonge & Dundas Streets - 1970s

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Interior shot of Massey Hall's Moorish design details, image c. 1894 courtesy of Toronto Reference Library Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Toronto Travel, Toronto Photos, Canadian History, Time Photo, Historical Architecture, Landscape Photos, Old Photos

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Interior shot of Massey Hall's Moorish design details, image c. 1894 courtesy of Toronto Reference Library

Evolution of the street car over 100 years for the lucky city that never tore up its tracks canada red rocket Oh The Places You'll Go, Great Places, Dundas Ontario, Europe Street, Toronto Ontario Canada, Hamilton Ontario, A Hundred Years, Canada Eh, Public Transport
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Fire Hall, Toronto, Queen St. W., s. side, w. of John St. : Digital Archive Ontario

Fire Hall, Toronto, Queen St. W., s. side, w. of John St.

Photo canvas art of a vintage Toronto TTC streetcar for Bloor and Danforth

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