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Photo Of The Day: The Lost Parking Lots Of Toronto

St Lawrence Market Neightbourhood Toronto in the 1960's and 1970's
February 10, 2012 1:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day takes us back a few decades to a Toronto quite different than we see today. This photo of the St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood from the 1960s-'70s shows ... read more

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: The Toronto Sunday World

The Toronto Sunday World newspaper from April 12, 1914
March 20, 2010 2:39 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
5 cents back in the day could've gotten you this: The Toronto Sunday World newspaper from April 12, 1914 read more

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: Old City Hall Finials & Gargoyles

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: Old City Hall Finials & Gargoyles
March 4, 2010 10:03 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: Old City Hall Finials & Gargoyles. Image by thedeepend Image by thedeepend read more

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: Weston Road and Eglinton

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: Weston Road and Eglinton
February 20, 2010 6:15 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Since there's talk about Mt. Dennis area of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT to be above or below ground at Weston Road, here's how Eglinton looked at the railway crossing (in 1929). The Kodak building ... read more

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: University Avenue & WW1

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: University Avenue & WW1
February 18, 2010 2:57 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
1897 - From the top of the Ontario Parliament Building 1910 - From the front entrance of Parliament August 1, 1914 - the day World War I started read more

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: Looking North From Canada Life In The 1930's

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: Looking North From Canada Life In The 1930's
February 17, 2010 6:27 pm | by Editor | Comments
A little change of direction, but true to the spirit of "evocative images". This aerial, taken from the Canada Life Building in 1930's, shows a moment in time before the Victorian (Edwardian?) ... read more

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: Bloor Subway Station

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: Bloor Subway Station
February 5, 2010 11:19 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: Bloor Subway Station read more

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: Winter City

Evocative Images of Lost Toronto: Winter City
January 30, 2010 2:06 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The last few days have been quite cold, but our weather this year is nothing compared with times in the past. When was the last time Toronto Harbour froze over to the point people could walk to ... read more