Type: Posts; User: thecharioteer
Thought I'd revive this thread with a little bit of Sherbourne Street in the Gilded Age (or is it just High Victorian?):
Ermeleigh (SE corner of Sherbourne and Wellesley):
Spring is coming......
1923. TPL from The Globe with the caption:
A half-tone block after the print is in The Globe, Toronto, Saturday 21 April 1923, p. 17, with letterpress t.:...
From KWT two years ago regarding 81 Wellesley (same players and incompetence, different address):
It seems that Wong-Tam's request for a heritage review didn't impede the process of the new...
Well, at least the moving trucks!
Back to the CNE:
Comparison of the 1924 Goad with a 1919 aerial photo:
Urbancorp owned the church when it suffered its mysterious fire and the townhouses came afterwards. Huge loss.
Yes, it's what called "planning" at City Hall: no main floor retail on Toronto's Main Street.
Another photo from the New Fort, apparently after an auto accident in 1922:
A half-tone block after the print is in The Globe, Toronto, 5 December 1922, p. 13, with letterpress t.:...
Thanks! Stanley Barracks is the sole survivor of the New Fort (check out post #46 on the James Victor Salmon thread). Not sure about the other items.
Garrison Road 1927, looking SW from west of Strachan to the New Fort (TPL):
Another shot of Sherbourne looking south from Wellesley:
NE corner Sherbourne and Carlton:
Great set of pics and closeups a few weeks ago, deepend!
In the garden of 432 Sherbourne 1899:
And in 1907:
Winter ferry 1952:
DSC: I don't believe that the above photo is of Cooke's Church as it is labeled in the Archives as the "Second United Presbyterian Church", which according to Wikipedia was on Gould Street. The...
The link's not working, DSC.
Having trouble opening this on my iPad. Does one need Flash?
Thanks for the new insights, arcticredriver! It would be nice if someone, whether it's the TPL or the Ryerson Imaging Centre or an independent publisher could do a Rizzoli-quality series of...
Certainly evocative of Toronto 2014:
The Jail (1840-1860) Front Street East south side between Berkeley & Parliament
Original concept drawing by John Howard, with a courthouse that was never built (Gooderham windmill to the right):