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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    http://imagearts.ryerson.ca/ecfo/OTheatres_htm/ This should be a link to a lot of theatres.
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    Ontario Veterinary College, Temperance St.
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    Is it the former Star Theatre?
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    They kept the windows!
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    And as usual, the hydro poles never move. Replaced, but not moved.
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    Evocative Images of Lost Toronto

    Gone fishing....hope to catch the big one....
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    Evocative Images of Lost Toronto

    The chimneys look like cisterns too.
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    Took me a while to decipher that sign too. Pretty ahead of its times, for its day.
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    So the trolley bus replaced the streetcar, and now today the bus is diesel.
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    Evocative Images of Lost Toronto

    “I need a volunteer to run upstairs and pose in the window....”
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    Evocative Images of Lost Toronto

    Harnessing was an art. Nice shoes on the team. Well looked after. My grandfather-in-law would have a beer at the end of the day...a swig for him, a swig for the horse...all in the barn where his wife wouldn’t see!
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    Evocative Images of Lost Toronto

    Darn auto correct....J. Esson story.
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    I well remember the soot. Paint doesn’t stick to soot. The “cure” for soot then was unbridled sandblasting, which degraded the brick.
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    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    IMO it was a fashion to paint brick. The house next door had their yellow brick corners painted white. My father did that to our house back in the day...1960’s.

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