What Yonge Street looked like in the 1970s http://www.blogto.com/city/2011/08/what_yonge_street_looked_like_in_the_1970s/

Christie Blatchford and Anthony de Sa on the 1977 Toronto murder of Emanuel Jaques, the subject of de Sa’s new novel, Kicking the Sky, and the first trial ever covered by the award-winning crime reporter.

Dupont St,  1923

Small town Shell station, once upon a time. All night travel in those days didn't likely happen often as most gas stations didn't stay open all night long as they do now.

Yorkville, 1968, via Vintage Toronto

YORKVILLE HISTORY: Get ready for a good read, but a long one. We got this detailed information from the Bloor-Yorkville Business Improvement Area.

Roncesvalles and Dundas, 1910

Approaching Toronto from the southwest about a century ago, Roncesvalles Avenue would have been the first well developed north/south strip that one.

What the Junction used to look like.

- Looking west as men lay cobblestone between streetcar rails at Dundas Street West and Keele Street in the Junction.

A turn-of-the-century photo of Danforth Avenue’s north side, looking west from Dawes Rd., showing some inhabitants of “Little York” buying their winter feed from Paterson Brothers' shop.

1900 Patterson Brothers winter scene Dawes Road and Danforth with delivery sleighs

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

Mount Pleasant Road, looking south from Davisville, Toronto.

Ossington, north of Hepbourne looking southwest, 1956

A Bowes Taxi parked on Ossington Ave., view looking south to Hepbourne Street, Dec. - Courtesy of City of Toronto Archives, Fonds Series File (Thanks to Rob Pineault for pointing out the taxi in this image for our Taxi album.