Then. King and Dowling, northeast corner, circa 1891. "Residence of Mr. Geo. Faulkner". A wwwebster sourced picture. 

I printed my hardcopy of this picture; and without looking at Google streetview before going out last summer to take the Now picture, as is my wont, I fully expected to see one of those typical '50s Parkdale apartment buildings. Imagine my surprise to find a wholly original untouched home

King & Dowling, Toronto, circa 1891King & Dowling, Toronto, circa 1891

Now July 2012.

King & Dowling, Toronto, 2012King & Dowling, Toronto, 2012

 I took a few more, I think unobtrusive, pictures: