Toronto

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Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

yep, it works good. no more messing with photobucket. then: Maple Leaf Gardens centre ice. Now: red spot in aisle 25 at the Loblaws in the former Gardens.

Located Near Holiday Inn Express Toronto Downtown, High Park is a municipal park in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Ontario, Toronto Pictures, Vintage Sled, Canadian History, Union Station, Winter Pictures, Old Photos, Past, City

This is what Toronto looked like in the 1910s

Toronto of the 1910s is remarkably well-documented in photographs. Whether it be the soldiers heading off to war at old Union Station, the style of...

Toronto of the was as photographically rich as it was economically poor. We've already written about Depression era Toronto, so I'll spare go. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Toronto Ontario Canada, The Future Of Us, Toronto Star, Canadian History, Waterfront Homes, Long Weekend

This is what Toronto looked like in the 1930s

Toronto of the 1930s was as photographically rich as it was economically poor. The stock market crash of 1929 had profound effect on Torontonians a...

Bayview and Eglinton, Toronto, Looking north Toronto Island, Toronto City, Downtown Toronto, Scarborough Bluffs, Toronto Neighbourhoods, Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto Photos, Canadian History, Modern Metropolis

A 1910s Toronto photo extravaganza

The second decade of the 20th century left its mark on Toronto. The city undertook several major infrastructure projects during the 1910s, includin...

The Don, Humber, and Rouge get all the glory, but Toronto is much more than a three-river town. Before John Graves Simcoe, when the land that would. Pond Bridge, Then And Now Pictures, Toronto Ontario Canada, Lost River, Physical Geography, Three Rivers, Small Ponds, Ancient Mysteries, Historical Maps

5 lost rivers that run under Toronto

The Don, Humber, and Rouge get all the glory, but Toronto is much more than a three-river town. Before John Graves Simcoe, when the land that would...

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What High Park used to look like in Toronto

Just shy of 400 acres, High Park is among Toronto's largest downtown green spaces. The gently undulating landscape is home to a river, a lake, a zo...

Toronto Mount Pleasant Road with cemetery in background 1928 Old Pictures, Old Photos, Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, Yonge Street, Toronto Photos, Greater Toronto Area, Canadian History, Places Around The World

The Toronto of William James, the city's most prolific early photographer

William James might just be Toronto's most important photographer. A prolific shooter if there ever was one, he carted his heavy view camera across...

Sad news hits the hockey world as it was announced on Monday that former Maple Leafs coach John Brophy died at the age of Nhl, Toronto Photos, Hockey World, Canadian History, 50 Years Ago, Toronto Maple Leafs, Time Photo, Toronto Canada, Historical Photos

A 1930s Toronto photo extravaganza

The Toronto of the 1930s was a city mired in the Great Depression. Though high-profile construction projects like Commerce Court and Canada Life Bu...

The name Toronto was first applied to a narrow stretch of water between Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching. Dundas Ontario, Toronto Ontario Canada, War Of 1812, Names, How To Get, History, City, Hamilton, Photographs

How Toronto got its name

The name Toronto was first applied to a narrow stretch of water between Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching. The word, Anglicized from Mohawk, was spe...

Grounds of University College, Toronto by William Notman Toronto Ontario Canada, Toronto City, University Of Toronto, University College, Toronto Neighbourhoods, Lost River, Historical Pictures, Landscape Photos, Old Pictures

5 lost rivers that run under Toronto

The Don, Humber, and Rouge get all the glory, but Toronto is much more than a three-river town. Before John Graves Simcoe, when the land that would...

I found a ton of vintage photographs from the Toronto Islands while browsing the Toronto Archives this week. See how the islands were used 100 years ago. Toronto Street, Toronto City, Downtown Toronto, Toronto Photography, Time Photography, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Toronto Winter, Queen Street West

Vintage Photographs from the Toronto Islands

I found a ton of vintage photographs from the Toronto Islands while browsing the Toronto Archives this week. See how the islands were used 100 years ago.

Corner of Markham and Queen Street, Toronto, May 1940 Drive In, Canadian History, Local History, Queen Street West, Toronto Ontario Canada, Canada Images, Downtown Toronto, Historical Images, Quebec City

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...

On the night of April 1904 and the morning of April a Toronto fire decimated downtown Toronto and took with it over 100 buildings Fire Hall, Yonge Street, The Great Fire, Downtown Toronto, Union Station, Justin Trudeau, Old Photographs, Prime Minister, Comic Books

Old Photographs of Ruins from the Toronto Fire that Destroyed Downtown

On the night of April 19th, 1904 and the morning of April 20th, 1904, a Toronto fire decimated downtown Toronto and took with it over 100 buildings

A parade for troops returned from the South African War - Toronto, Canada. Toronto Photos, Cool Photos, Amazing Photos, Mystery Of History, Toronto Canada, Historical Pictures, Troops, Soldiers, Past

A 1900s Toronto photo extravaganza

In the 1900s, Toronto burned. On the night of April 19, 1904, a small fire broke out in a necktie factory near the northwest corner of Wellington a...

Group on car on Bay Street, May 1945 City of Toronto Archives Fonds Item 96241 This shot was captured by John Boyd, photographer for the Globe and Mail. It was taken on Bay Street on May the day Germany unconditionally surrendered to the allies. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Ontario, 1940s, Victory In Europe Day, Canadian History, Uk History, Fashion History

Ten amazing historical photos that reveal things you may not have known about Toronto

Morgan Cameron Ross, creator of Old Toronto Minutes, shares some of his favourite old-timey photos of Toronto

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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.