Past & Present – Part 1

2021/1937 - Paradise Theatre at 1006 Bloor St W
2021/1937 – Paradise Theatre at 1006 Bloor St W (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1488, Series 1230, Item 1150)

2021/1972 - Filmores Hotel at 212 Dundas St E, (and George St)
2021/1972 – Filmores Hotel at 212 Dundas St E (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 2032, Series 841, File 27, Item 21)

1957/2020 - Edgewater Hotel once at Roncesvalles Ave and The Queensway, northwest corner
1957/2020 – Edgewater Hotel once at Roncesvalles Ave and The Queensway, northwest corner (Toronto Public Library r-5626)

1923/1950/1971- The Brown Derby Tavern was once located on the northeast corner of Yonge St and Dundas St in the Downtown Yonge area of Toronto. The tavern opened in 1949 and closed in 1974.
1923/1950/1971- The Brown Derby Tavern was once located on the northeast corner of Yonge St and Dundas St in the Downtown Yonge area of Toronto. The tavern opened in 1949 and closed in 1974.

2021/1984 - Yonge and Dundas Sts, northeast corner
2021/1984 – Yonge and Dundas Sts, northeast corner (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 124, File 3, ID 124)

1972/2020 – George’s Spaghetti House was once located at 290 Dundas St E and Sherbourne St, on the northwest corner in Toronto’s Garden District
1972/2020 – George’s Spaghetti House was once located at 290 Dundas St E and Sherbourne St, on the northwest corner in Toronto’s Garden District (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 2032, Series 841, File 50, Item 8)

2021/1971 - The Brown Derby Tavern was once located at Yonge St and Dundas St, on the northeast corner in the Downtown Yonge area of Toronto. The tavern opened in 1949 and closed in 1974.
2021/1971 – The Brown Derby Tavern was once located at Yonge St and Dundas St, on the northeast corner in the Downtown Yonge area of Toronto. The tavern opened in 1949 and closed in 1974.

2020/1972 Pretzel Bell Tavern once at 192 Adelaide St W
2020/1972 Pretzel Bell Tavern once at 192 Adelaide St W

1970’s/1978/2021 - Friar's Tavern and Hard Rock Cafe once at 279 Yonge St (at Dundas Square), now Shoppers Drug Mart
1970’s/1978/2021 – Friar’s Tavern and Hard Rock Cafe once at 279 Yonge St (at Dundas Square), now Shoppers Drug Mart

2020/1972 - Yonge & Bloor Sts, northeast corner
2020/1972 – Yonge & Bloor Sts, northeast corner

2021/1913 – Looking east from Nathan Phillips Square, formerly The Ward, towards Old City Hall
2021/1913 – Looking east from Nathan Phillips Square, formerly The Ward, towards Old City Hall

2020/1972 - St Elizabeth of Hungary Church once at the southwest corner of Spadina Ave and Dundas St W
2020/1972 – St Elizabeth of Hungary Church once at the southwest corner of Spadina Ave and Dundas St W

2020/1950 - Gibraltar Point Lighthouse on Toronto Islands
2020/1950 – Gibraltar Point Lighthouse on Toronto Islands

1983/1960 - Honest Ed's once at 581 Bloor St W at Bathurst St
1983/1960 – Honest Ed’s once at 581 Bloor St W at Bathurst St

2021/1970’s - Friar's Tavern once at 279 Yonge St
2021/1970’s – Friar’s Tavern once at 279 Yonge St (City of Toronto Archives, Series 1465, File 548, Item 24)

2021/1980 - Honest Ed's once at 581 Bloor St W at Bathurst St
2021/1980 – Honest Ed’s once at 581 Bloor St W at Bathurst St

2021/1936 - The Uptown Theatre was once located at ‪764 Yonge St‬, just south of Bloor St
2021/1936 – The Uptown Theatre was once located at ‪764 Yonge St‬, just south of Bloor St (photo taken at City of Toronto Archives)

2020/1899 - Looking west from Sudbury St towards the King Street West Railway Subway Underpass
2020/1899 – Looking west from Sudbury St towards the King Street West Railway Subway Underpass (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 200, Series 376, File 2, Item 18)

2020/1980 - Roy Thompson Hall at 60 Simcoe St
2020/1980 – Roy Thompson Hall at 60 Simcoe St

2021/1930 - Dominion Store once in Robert Barron Building at 728 Yonge St - now Shoppers Drug Mart
2021/1930 – Dominion Store once in Robert Barron Building at 728 Yonge St – now Shoppers Drug Mart (City of Toronto Archives)

2021/1973 - Coles once in Robert Barron Building at 728 Yonge St - now Shoppers Drug Mart
2021/1973 – Coles once in Robert Barron Building at 728 Yonge St – now Shoppers Drug Mart (City of Toronto Archives)

2020/1930 - Mackenzie House at 82 Bond St
2020/1930 – Mackenzie House at 82 Bond St (Toronto Public Library r-733)

2020/1950 - The Mackenzie House is located at 82 Bond St, just south of Dundas St E in downtown Toronto. The historic property was the last home of William Lyon Mackenzie, Toronto’s first mayor. The house received heritage status from the city in 1973
2020/1950 – The Mackenzie House is located at 82 Bond St, just south of Dundas St E in downtown Toronto. The historic property was the last home of William Lyon Mackenzie, Toronto’s first mayor. The house received heritage status from the city in 1973 (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1257, Series 1057, Item 741)

1912/2020 – The Keg Mansion is located at 515 Jarvis St, just north of Wellesley St E in the Upper Jarvis neighbourhood. The home was once the residence of the Massey family
1912/2020 – The Keg Mansion is located at 515 Jarvis St, just north of Wellesley St E in the Upper Jarvis neighbourhood. The home was once the residence of the Massey family (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1244, Item 3070)

2020/1972 - Massey Hall at 178 Victoria St (City of Toronto Archives)
2020/1972 – Massey Hall at 178 Victoria St (City of Toronto Archives)

2021/1949 - University Theatre once at 100 Bloor St W, south side west of Bay St
2021/1949 – University Theatre once at 100 Bloor St W, south side west of Bay St (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1266, Item 135159)

2020/1925 – The Legislative Building at 110 Wellesley St W - Queen's Park
2020/1925 – The Legislative Building at 110 Wellesley St W – Queen’s Park

2021/1905 – Once the Berkeley Street Firehall No.4 at 70 Berkeley St - Now The Alumnae Theatre Company
2021/1905 – Once the Berkeley Street Firehall No.4 at 70 Berkeley St – Now The Alumnae Theatre Company

2020/1929 - Canada Life Building at 330 University Ave
2020/1929 – Canada Life Building at 330 University Ave

1913/2020 - Baldwin Steps are located at Spadina & Davenport Rds (City of Toronto Archives)
1913/2020 – Baldwin Steps are located at Spadina & Davenport Rds (City of Toronto Archives)

2020/1920s - Jesse Ketchum Junior and Senior Public School is located at 61 Davenport Rd and Bay St
2020/1920s – Jesse Ketchum Junior and Senior Public School is located at 61 Davenport Rd and Bay St (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1257, Series 1057, Item 265)

1927/2020 - Leuty Lifeguard Station is located at the foot of Leuty Ave on Kew Beach in The Beaches neighbourhood
1927/2020 – Leuty Lifeguard Station is located at the foot of Leuty Ave on Kew Beach in The Beaches neighbourhood (Library and Archives Canada a097339)

2020/1972 - Jimmy's Coffee/Benjamin Johnson House at 84 Gerrard St W
2020/1972 – Jimmy’s Coffee/Benjamin Johnson House at 84 Gerrard St W

1930/2021 - Fairmont Royal York Hotel at 100 Front St W
1930/2021 – Fairmont Royal York Hotel at 100 Front St W (City of Toronto Archives)

2021/1972 - Winchester Hotel & Hall at 531-537 Parliament St
2021/1972 – Winchester Hotel & Hall at 531-537 Parliament St (City of Toronto Archives)

2021/1972 - Campbell House Museum at ‪160 Queen St West
2021/1972 – Campbell House Museum at ‪160 Queen St West (City of Toronto Archives)

2020/1929 – The Princes’ Gates at Exhibition Place
2020/1929 – The Princes’ Gates at Exhibition Place (City of Toronto Archives)

1918/2021 - Toronto Harbour Commission building at 60 Harbour St
1918/2021 – Toronto Harbour Commission building at 60 Harbour St (City of Toronto Archives)

2020/1919 - Bell Media/Wesley Building at 299 Queen St W
2020/1919 – Bell Media/Wesley Building at 299 Queen St W (City of Toronto Archives)

2020/1972 - Canada House Tavern once at 229 Queen St E, at Sherbourne St
2020/1972 – Canada House Tavern once at 229 Queen St E, at Sherbourne St (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 2032 Series 841, File 50, Item 24)

2020/1912 - Irish Embassy Pub & Grill/Bank of British North America at 49 Yonge St
2020/1912 – Irish Embassy Pub & Grill/Bank of British North America at 49 Yonge St (City of Toronto Archives)

2020/1913 - The Palm House at Allan Gardens
2020/1913 – The Palm House at Allan Gardens (City of Toronto Archives)

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