Past & Present – Part 7

1950/2021 – The northeast corner of Yonge St and Front St was once occupied by the Board of Trade Building – on the northwest corner is the former Bank of Montreal building, today’s Hockey Hall of Fame
1950/2021 – The northeast corner of Yonge St and Front St was once occupied by the Board of Trade Building – on the northwest corner is the former Bank of Montreal building, today’s Hockey Hall of Fame (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1128, Series 380, Item 183)

1950/2021 - Canadian Blood Services, originally the Victoria Hospital For Sick Children, is located at 67 College St and Elizabeth St, on the southeast corner in the Discovery District of Toronto. Built in 1889/91, architect Darling & Curry designed the former hospital in the Richardsonian Romanesque style. Its generous benefactor was J Ross Robertson, founder of the Toronto Telegram. The hospital opened in 1892 and moved out in 1951. The building received heritage status from the City of Toronto in 1973 and Ontario Heritage Trust in 1975
1950/2021 – Canadian Blood Services, originally the Victoria Hospital For Sick Children, is located at 67 College St and Elizabeth St, on the southeast corner in the Discovery District of Toronto. Built in 1889/91, architect Darling & Curry designed the former hospital in the Richardsonian Romanesque style. Its generous benefactor was J Ross Robertson, founder of the Toronto Telegram. The hospital opened in 1892 and moved out in 1951. The building received heritage status from the City of Toronto in 1973 and Ontario Heritage Trust in 1975 (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1128, Series 380, Item 155)

Looking east from Bellevue Ave, south of College St, towards St Stephen-In-The-Fields Church
2021/1954 – Looking east from Bellevue Ave, south of College St, towards St Stephen-In-The-Fields Church (Toronto Public Library R-4466)

1911/2020 - Casa Loma at 1 Austin Terrace
1911/2020 – Casa Loma at 1 Austin Terrace (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1244, Item 4094)

1955/2020 - Fire Hall #9/Toronto Western Hospital Clinic at 16 Ossington Ave
1955/2020 – Fire Hall #9/Toronto Western Hospital Clinic at 16 Ossington Ave (City of Toronto Archives)

1955/2020 - Sign of the Steer Restaurant/South Hill Home at Dupont St & Davenport Rd, northeast corner
1955/2020 – Sign of the Steer Restaurant/South Hill Home at Dupont St & Davenport Rd, (City of Toronto Archives)

1976/2020 - Howard Coffee Shop/Eggsmart at Sherbourne & Howard Sts, southeast corner
1976/2020 – Howard Coffee Shop/Eggsmart at Sherbourne & Howard Sts (City of Toronto Archives)

1972/2020 - Book Store/Aritzia at 280 Queen St W
1972/2020 – Book Store/Aritzia at 280 Queen St W (City of Toronto Archives)

1970's/2020 - Switzer's Deli/Bahn Mi Nguyen Huong Food Company at 322 Spadina Ave
1970’s/2020 – Switzer’s Deli/Bahn Mi Nguyen Huong Food Company at 322 Spadina Ave (City of Toronto Archives)

2020/1972 - Econo Lodge/Keystone Tavern at Jarvis St & Gerrard St E, southeast corner
2020/1972 – Econo Lodge/Keystone Tavern at Jarvis St & Gerrard St E, southeast corner (City of Toronto Archives)

1948/2019 - The El Mocambo Tavern at 464 Spadina Ave
1948/2019 – The El Mocambo Tavern at 464 Spadina Ave (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1488, Series 1230, Item 7343)

2020/1972 - Mystic Muffin at Jarvis St & Richmond St E, southeast corner
2020/1972 – Mystic Muffin at Jarvis St & Richmond St E, southeast corner (City of Toronto Archives)

1910/2020 – Postcard of St Paul’s Basilica located on the southeast corner of Queen St E and Power St. Completed in 1889, architect Joseph Connolly designed the church in the Italian Renaissance style
1910/2020 – Postcard of St Paul’s Basilica located on the southeast corner of Queen St E and Power St. Completed in 1889, architect Joseph Connolly designed the church in the Italian Renaissance style (Toronto Public Library PC257)

2021/1980’s/1950 - CAA Theatre formerly the Panasonic Theatre at 651-653 Yonge St, east side south of Charles St – once Astor later Showcase Cinema
2021/1980’s/1950 – CAA Theatre at 651-653 Yonge St – once Astor later Showcase (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1128, Series 380, Item 288 & Series 1465, File 610, Item 12)

2021/1953 - Almont Hotel once at Lakeshore Blvd W at Kipling Ave, northwest corner
2021/1953 – Almont Hotel once at Lakeshore Blvd W at Kipling Ave, northwest corner (Toronto Public Library, r-2207)

2021/1972 - Maple Leaf Gardens at Carlton and Church Sts, northwest corner - now Mattamy Athletic Centre and Loblaws
2021/1972 – Maple Leaf Gardens at Carlton and Church Sts, northwest corner – now Mattamy Athletic Centre and Loblaws (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 2032, Series 841, File 51, Item 30)

2021/1980’s - Cash 4 You at 529 Yonge St, east side north of Maitland St - once The Foundation Faith in God
2021/1980’s – Cash 4 You at 529 Yonge St, east side north of Maitland St – once The Foundation Faith in God (City of Toronto Archives, Series 1465, File 610, Item 21)

2021/1950/1924 – Yonge St and Dundas St W, northwest corner
2021/1950/1924 – Yonge St and Dundas St W, northwest corner (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1488, Series 1230, Item 1834 and Series 574, File 13, ID 49321)

2021/1913 - Toronto Public Library - Bloor/Gladstone Branch at 1101 Bloor St W
2021/1913 – Toronto Public Library – Bloor/Gladstone Branch at 1101 Bloor St W (Toronto Public Library r-4512)

2021/1936 - Originally the Allenby Theatre, later the Roxy, was once located at 1213 Danforth Ave, east of Greenwood Ave on the south side, in The Danforth neighbourhood. Built in 1935/36, the Art Moderne style building was designed by Kaplan & Sprachman, who specialized in designing movie theatres
2021/1936 – Originally the Allenby Theatre, later the Roxy, was once located at 1213 Danforth Ave, east of Greenwood Ave on the south side, in The Danforth neighbourhood. Built in 1935/36, the Art Moderne style building was designed by Kaplan & Sprachman, who specialized in designing movie theatres (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1488, Series 1230, Item 1117)

2020/1908 - Main entrance of University College at U of T
2020/1908 – Main entrance of University College at U of T (City of Toronto Archives)

2019/1931- Princes’ Gates entrance to Exhibition Place, at Strachan Ave and Lake Shore Blvd W
2019/1931- Princes’ Gates entrance to Exhibition Place, at Strachan Ave and Lake Shore Blvd W (Library and Archives Canada a052988)

2021/1928 – Harry Rosen at Bloor St W and Bellair Ave, northeast corner
2021/1928 – Harry Rosen at Bloor St W and Bellair Ave, northeast corner (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1244, Item 1168)

2020/1915 - Dr Henry H Moorhouse's once at Dundas St W and Spadina Ave, northeast corner
2020/1915 – Dr Henry H Moorhouse’s once at Dundas St W and Spadina Ave, northeast corner (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1244, Item 295)

2021/1970’s – Buddies in Bad Times Theatre at 12 Alexander St – once Toronto Workshop Productions Theatre (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1526, File 6, Item 26)

2021/1963 - The Opera House, originally La Plaza, is located at 735 Queen St E, east of Broadview Ave on the south side. Built in 1909, architect Charles Wagner designed the structure. The building received heritage status from the city in 1984
2021/1963 – The Opera House, originally La Plaza, is located at 735 Queen St E, east of Broadview Ave on the south side. Built in 1909, architect Charles Wagner designed the structure. The building received heritage status from the city in 1984 (City of Toronto Archives, Series 1278, File 97)

2021/1998 - Queen St W at Beverley St, northwest corner - once home to a Pizza Pizza store
2021/1998 – Queen St W at Beverley St, northwest corner – once home to a Pizza Pizza store (City of Toronto Archives, Series 1907, File 131, Item 12)

2020/1972 - Chew Chew's Diner at 186 Carlton St and Bleecker St, northwest corner - once Steer Burgers
2020/1972 – Chew Chew’s Diner at 186 Carlton St and Bleecker St, northwest corner – once Steer Burgers (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 2032, Series 841, File 69, Item 2)

2021/1937 - Bellevue Theatre, later Lux Burlesque, once at 360-362 College St on the north side, west of Brunswick Ave in the Harbord Village neighbourhood. The building that housed the theatre no longer exists and was replaced with the present-day structure
2021/1937 – Bellevue Theatre, later Lux Burlesque, once at 360-362 College St on the north side, west of Brunswick Ave in the Harbord Village neighbourhood. The building that housed the theatre no longer exists and was replaced with the present-day structure (Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre, Fonds 27, Series 1, File 8, Item 1)

2021/ 1897 - St Lawrence Hall at 157 King St E at Jarvis St, southwest corner - constructed in 1850 at a cost of £5,455 to build
2021/ 1897 – St Lawrence Hall at 157 King St E at Jarvis St, southwest corner – constructed in 1850 at a cost of £5,455 to build (Toronto Public Library r-4335)

2021/1932 - Tollkeeper's Cottage at Davenport Rd and Bathurst St, northwest corner
2021/1932 – Tollkeeper’s Cottage at Davenport Rd and Bathurst St, northwest corner (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1231, Item 1658)

1935/2021 - Revue Theatre at ‪400 Roncesvalles Ave, south of Howard Park Ave on the west side - opened in 1912
1935/2021 – Revue Theatre at ‪400 Roncesvalles Ave, south of Howard Park Ave on the west side – opened in 1912 (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1488, Series 1230, Item 1109)

2021/1945 - Miller Tavern at 3885 Yonge St, east side north of Mill St - once Jolly Miller Hotel
2021/1945 – Miller Tavern at 3885 Yonge St, east side north of Mill St – once Jolly Miller Hotel (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1257, Series 1057, Item 527)

2021/1954 – Courtyard by Marriott at Yonge and Alexander Sts, southeast corner - once Hotel Torontonian
2021/1954 – Courtyard by Marriott at Yonge and Alexander Sts, southeast corner – once Hotel Torontonian (Toronto Public Library, R-3623)

2021/1950 - Zanzibar at 359 Yonge St, south of Gerrard St E, once Rosticceria Tavern
2021/1950 – Zanzibar at 359 Yonge St, south of Gerrard St E, once Rosticceria Tavern (City of Toronto Archives, Series 574, File 19, Item 49383)

1970's/2020 - The Flatiron Mural by Derek Michael Besart at the Gooderham Building. Located at Wellington, Front & Scott Sts
1970’s/2020 – The Flatiron Mural by Derek Michael Besart at the Gooderham Building. Located at Wellington, Front & Scott Sts (City of Toronto Archives)

2020/1907 - Looking north up Toronto St from King St E towards the General Post Office once located at 38-42 Adelaide St E. Today the land is home to the Mackenzie Building
2020/1907 – Looking north up Toronto St from King St E towards the General Post Office once located at 38-42 Adelaide St E. Today the land is home to the Mackenzie Building (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1244, Item 1176)

1972/2020 - George Street Diner at George St & Richmond St E, northeast corner
1972/2020 – George Street Diner at George St & Richmond St E, northeast corner (City of Toronto Archives)

1945/2020 - Rosedale Hotel/Archdiocese of Toronto at Yonge St & Shaftesbury Ave, northeast corner
1945/2020 – Rosedale Hotel/Archdiocese of Toronto at Yonge St & Shaftesbury Ave, northeast corner (City of Toronto Archives)

2020/1972 - Pizza Pizza/CIBC at Church St & Dundas St E, southwest corner
2020/1972 – Pizza Pizza/CIBC at Church St & Dundas St E, southwest corner (City of Toronto Archives)

2020/1972 - Black Bull Tavern at 298 Queen St W
2020/1972 – Black Bull Tavern at 298 Queen St W (City of Toronto Archives)

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