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  1. Goldie

    Toronto skyline

    I'd love to see on a map or aerial view, where that dock is located.
  2. Goldie

    Evocative Images of Lost Toronto

    The former OMNI-TV and Tip Top buildings still exist at the corner of Lake Shore & Bathurst.
  3. Goldie

    Evocative Images of Lost Toronto

    Harbour history: This item is from a 1906 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine.
  4. Goldie

    Evocative Images of Lost Toronto

    Before the condos, c.1930-39
  5. Goldie

    Toronto skyline

    View from Ward's Island, 1936
  6. Goldie

    Toronto skyline

    This promo-photo of a proposed new development on King St. caught my attention because of the unique structure ("King Toronto Condo"). Can we expect that it'll look this magnificent if/when completed?
  7. Goldie

    Evocative Images of Lost Toronto

    Thanks to a curious observer and the enlightenment from a fine researcher. I expect many, like myself, had no idea of that 1861 change in street numbering.
  8. Goldie

    Evocative Images of Lost Toronto

    Yonge St. c.1854-56, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, U of T
  9. Goldie

    Evocative Images of Lost Toronto

    Big Toronto convention, 1929 (5? women)
  10. Goldie

    Evocative Images of Lost Toronto

    Dufferin St. stoplight at De Havilland (Downsview) Airport runway c.1940 The aircraft appears to be a De Havilland Mosquito fighter-bomber
  11. Goldie

    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    That strip on Yonge was certainly popular in those days. Here's an undated photo showing the action during a sale at A&A's and/or Sam's:
  12. Goldie

    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    Interesting that we can still see 4 of the 1914 structures on the East side of Yonge and, of course, that old corner building on the N/W corner.
  13. Goldie

    Evocative Images of Lost Toronto

    Tallest buildings in The British Empire until 1962. The Royal York Hotel (built 1929) and The Bank of Commerce (built 1930).
  14. Goldie

    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    On second thought.....could this be the windmill in 1950? (unfortunately, not very high-res)
  15. Goldie

    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    Here's an aerial (c.1950?) of the foot of Parliament at Queens Quay. "Aerial view of Toronto waterfront showing Victory Mills and the Port Industrial Area" No sign of the windmill here.
  16. Goldie

    Post your pictures of Toronto here!

    Not sure how I'm expected to react to this photo. Is it a joyous image of children at play? .......a shocking image of adolescent vandalism? .......a display of adult boredom? .......a secret political message? Or just a sign of the times?
  17. Goldie

    Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

    I first came upon this unique, old structure 9 years ago while exploring Dawes Rd. S. of Danforth Ave. It's at #10 Dawes Rd. just N. of the main railway line, near Main St. Apparently, built in the late 1890s as a grain elevator and grist mill, it was originally called Chalmer's Flour Mill...
  18. Goldie

    Post your pictures of Toronto here!

    The above photo --------unique viewpoint........Is it possible to do a panorama from there?
  19. Goldie

    Evocative Images of Lost Toronto

    Amazing aerial view, looking S/E, at the industrial centre of Leaside c.1929. The former Canada Wire & Cable Co., now a huge shopping complex, with the original Leaside Aerodrome to its north. Thorncliff Racetrack is seen in the background at right. Eglinton in the foreground and in the...

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