Past & Present – Part 9

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2021/1929 - Epiphany & St Mark Anglican Church, originally St Mark's Church, is located at 201 Cowan Ave, south of Queen St W in Toronto's Little Tibet/Parkdale neighbourhood - built in 1881, architects Langley, Langley and Burke designed the church in the Gothic Revival style
2021/1929 – Epiphany & St Mark Anglican Church, originally St Mark’s Church, is located at 201 Cowan Ave, south of Queen St W in Toronto’s Little Tibet/Parkdale neighbourhood – built in 1881, architects Langley, Langley and Burke designed the church in the Gothic Revival style (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1266, Item 16769)

2021/1930 - Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church is located at 78 Clifton Rd and St Clair Ave E on the northwest corner in the Moore Park neighbourhood. Built in 1929/30, architect J Gibb Morton designed the church in the Neo-Romanesque style with a Byzantine flavour. The building received heritage status from the city in 1973
2021/1930 – Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church is located at 78 Clifton Rd and St Clair Ave E on the northwest corner in the Moore Park neighbourhood. Built in 1929/30, architect J Gibb Morton designed the church in the Neo-Romanesque style with a Byzantine flavour. The building received heritage status from the city in 1973 (Toronto Public Library TSPA_0111078F)

1919/2020 - Montgomery's Inn is located at 4709 Dundas St W between Montgomery Rd and Islington Ave in The Kingsway neighbourhood. Built around 1830 by Thomas and Margaret Montgomery, they operated the inn on their farm - the building later served as Kingsway Presbyterian Church from 1946-62 and since 1975, has operated as a public museum
1919/2020 – Montgomery’s Inn is located at 4709 Dundas St W between Montgomery Rd and Islington Ave in The Kingsway neighbourhood. Built around 1830 by Thomas and Margaret Montgomery, they operated the inn on their farm – the building later served as Kingsway Presbyterian Church from 1946-62 and since 1975, has operated as a public museum (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1548, Series 393, Item 15540a)

2021/1925 – Looking northwest towards the College Street Presbyterian Church which later became the College Street United Church located at 456 College St and Bathurst St – today, The Channel Club condo surrounds the church
2021/1925 – Looking northwest towards the College Street Presbyterian Church which later became the College Street United Church located at 456 College St and Bathurst St – today, The Channel Club condo surrounds the church (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1266, Item 5475)

1919/2021 – 440 College St at Bathurst St, on the northeast corner in the Harbord Village/Little Italy neighbourhood. Built in 1913 and designed by architects Darling & Pearson for the Bank of Nova Scotia, the structure received heritage status from the City and Ontario Heritage Trust in 1975 - the building is under Queenscorp Group for development
1919/2021 – 440 College St at Bathurst St, on the northeast corner in the Harbord Village/Little Italy neighbourhood. Built in 1913 and designed by architects Darling & Pearson for the Bank of Nova Scotia, the structure received heritage status from the City and Ontario Heritage Trust in 1975 – the building is under Queenscorp Group for development (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1231, Item 754)

2021/1930 – Blessed Sacrament Church at 24 Cheritan Ave and Yonge St, on the northwest corner - built in 1929-30 at the cost of $180,000, architect John Gibb Morton designed the church in the medieval Gothic style
2021/1930 – Blessed Sacrament Church at 24 Cheritan Ave and Yonge St, on the northwest corner – built in 1929-30 at the cost of $180,000, architect John Gibb Morton designed the church in the medieval Gothic style (Toronto Public Library TSPA_0111075F)

2021/1950 – The Masonic Hall Buildings, now the Gloucester Mews, are situated on the northeast corner of Yonge St and Gloucester St in the Church-Wellesley neighbourhood of Toronto. Built in 1888, architect Richard Ough designed the four-storey commercial block with stores, offices and Masonic Hall
2021/1950 – The Masonic Hall Buildings, now the Gloucester Mews, are situated on the northeast corner of Yonge St and Gloucester St in the Church-Wellesley neighbourhood of Toronto. Built in 1888, architect Richard Ough designed the four-storey commercial block with stores, offices and Masonic Hall (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1128, Series 380, Item 231)

2021/1936-37 - Looking west from Yonge St and Davenport Rd in the Yorkville neighbourhood of Toronto. Notice the Masonic Temple, known today as The Concert Hall, on the right
2021/1936-37 – Looking west from Yonge St and Davenport Rd in the Yorkville neighbourhood of Toronto. Notice the Masonic Temple, known today as The Concert Hall, on the right (City of Toronto Archives, Series 1230, Item 4850)

2021/late 1910s – The Masonic Temple/The Concert Hall at 888 Yonge St and Davenport Rd, northwest corner – built in 1916-17, the architectural firm William F Sparling & Co designed the building
2021/late 1910s – The Masonic Temple/The Concert Hall at 888 Yonge St and Davenport Rd, northwest corner – built in 1916-17, the architectural firm William F Sparling & Co designed the building (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1231, Item 755)

1925/2020 – A worker on the spire at St Michael's Cathedral Basilica at 65 Bond St and Shuter St, northeast corner, in the Garden District – the church was built in 1845/48, architect William Thomas designed the Gothic Revival style church - in 1867, the tower and spire were added
1925/2020 – A worker on the spire at St Michael’s Cathedral Basilica at 65 Bond St and Shuter St, northeast corner, in the Garden District – the church was built in 1845/48, architect William Thomas designed the Gothic Revival style church – in 1867, the tower and spire were added (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1266, Item 6314)

2020/1982 – Looking northwest towards St George the Martyr Church bell tower at John St and Stephanie St
2020/1982 – Looking northwest towards St George the Martyr Church bell tower at John St and Stephanie St (Toronto Public Library LOCHIST-SA-015)

2021/1912 - Riverdale Branch, Toronto Public Library is located at 370 Broadview Ave and Gerrard St E, on the northwest corner in the Riverdale neighbourhood. Built in 1909/10, architect Robert McCallum designed the library in the Georgian Revival style. The building received heritage status from the city in 1977
2021/1912 – Riverdale Branch, Toronto Public Library is located at 370 Broadview Ave and Gerrard St E, on the northwest corner in the Riverdale neighbourhood. Built in 1909/10, architect Robert McCallum designed the library in the Georgian Revival style. The building received heritage status from the city in 1977 (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1244, Item 7084)

2021/1927 - Looking northwest from Queen St W and Bay St towards Toronto’s New and Old City Hall. Did you know that Queen St W was known as Lot St. Also, Bay St south of Queen St W was previously called Bear St. North of Queen St W up to College St, Bay St was known as Terauley St
2021/1927 – Looking northwest from Queen St W and Bay St towards Toronto’s New and Old City Hall. Did you know that Queen St W was known as Lot St? Also, Bay St south of Queen St W was previously called Bear St. North of Queen St W up to College St, Bay St was known as Terauley St (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1230, Item 1776)

2021/1972 – Looking southwest towards Little Trinity Church at 425 King St E and Trinity St - built in 1843/44, architect Henry Bowyer Lane designed the church in the Gothic Revival style
2021/1972 – Looking southwest towards Little Trinity Church at 425 King St E and Trinity St – built in 1843/44, architect Henry Bowyer Lane designed the church in the Gothic Revival style (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 2032, Series 841, File 11, Item 16)

2021/1972 - Looking towards 363 Broadview Ave and Gerrard St E, on the northeast corner in the East Chinatown neighbourhood. Built in 1911, architect John McIntosh Lyle designed the building for the Bank of Ottawa. The financial institution later merged with the Bank of Nova Scotia; today, it's still home to Scotiabank. The building received heritage status from the city in 1974
2021/1972 – Looking towards 363 Broadview Ave and Gerrard St E, on the northeast corner in the East Chinatown neighbourhood. Built in 1911, architect John McIntosh Lyle designed the building for the Bank of Ottawa. The financial institution later merged with the Bank of Nova Scotia; today, it’s still home to Scotiabank. The building received heritage status from the city in 1974 (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 2032, Series 841, File 25, Item 2)

1939/2020 - The Runnymede Branch of the Toronto Public Library is located at 2178 Bloor St W and Glendonwynne Rd, on the northeast corner. Built in 1929/30, architect John McIntosh Lyle designed the library in the Canadian style, which combines Georgian, French, and Early Quebec styles of architecture
1939/2020 – The Runnymede Branch of the Toronto Public Library is located at 2178 Bloor St W and Glendonwynne Rd, on the northeast corner. Built in 1929/30, architect John McIntosh Lyle designed the library in the Canadian style, which combines Georgian, French, and Early Quebec styles of architecture (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1231, Item 827)

1924/2021 – Looking northwest towards Queen St W and University Ave - notice the Campbell House Museum and Canada Life Building
1924/2021 – Looking northwest towards Queen St W and University Ave – notice the Campbell House Museum and Canada Life Building (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1244, Item 7364)

2021/1890s – Looking southwest towards Trinity-St Pauls United Church, originally Trinity Methodist United Church, at 427 Bloor St W at Robert St - built in 1888/89, architects Langley and Burke designed the church in the Richardsonian Romanesque style (Toronto Public Library R-1451)
2021/1890s – Looking southwest towards Trinity-St Pauls United Church, originally Trinity Methodist United Church, at 427 Bloor St W at Robert St – built in 1888/89, architects Langley and Burke designed the church in the Richardsonian Romanesque style (Toronto Public Library R-1451)

2021/1969 – Built in 1888/89, the structure is home to the Toronto Club and is located at 107 Wellington St W and York St, on the southeast corner - architects Darling & Curry designed the heritage building in the Richardsonian Romanesque style
2021/1969 – Built in 1888/89, the structure is home to the Toronto Club and is located at 107 Wellington St W and York St, on the southeast corner – architects Darling & Curry designed the heritage building in the Richardsonian Romanesque style (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 124, File 2, ID 47)

2020/1908 – Built in 1876, the Edward Leadlay House is located at 25 Augusta Ave in the Alexandra Park neighbourhood. In 1906, it became a Salvation Army home until 1937, when the Felician Sisters purchased it. Today it’s the St Felix Centre – did you know that Augusta Ave was once named Esther St
2020/1908 – Built in 1876, the Edward Leadlay House is located at 25 Augusta Ave in the Alexandra Park neighbourhood. In 1906, it became a Salvation Army home until 1937, when the Felician Sisters purchased it. Today it’s the St Felix Centre – did you know that Augusta Ave was once named Esther St (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1244, Item 3071)

1954/2020 – Formerly Avenue Road Presbyterian Church at 243 Avenue Rd and Roxborough St, northeast corner and since 1976, it has been home to Hare Krishna Temple ISKCON. Built in 1899, architects Gordon and Helliwell designed the church in the Gothic Romanesque Revival style
1954/2020 – Formerly Avenue Road Presbyterian Church at 243 Avenue Rd and Roxborough St, northeast corner and since 1976, it has been home to Hare Krishna Temple ISKCON. Built in 1899, architects Gordon and Helliwell designed the church in the Gothic Romanesque Revival style (Toronto Public Library R-1898)

2020/1950 - Central Technical School (CTS or Central Tech) is located at 725 Bathurst St and Harbord St, south of Bloor St W in the Harbord Village neighbourhood of Toronto. Built in 1913/14, architects Ross & Macfarlane designed the heritage-designated school
2020/1950 – Central Technical School (CTS or Central Tech) is located at 725 Bathurst St and Harbord St, south of Bloor St W in the Harbord Village neighbourhood of Toronto. Built in 1913/14, architects Ross & Macfarlane designed the heritage-designated school (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1128, Series 330, Item 94)

2021/1920 – Built in 1916 as the High School of Commerce and Finance, the school was later renamed Central Commerce Collegiate Institute. Today it's known as Central Toronto Academy at 570 Shaw St in the Bickford Park neighbourhood of Toronto
2021/1920 – Built in 1916 as the High School of Commerce and Finance, the school was later renamed Central Commerce Collegiate Institute. Today it’s known as Central Toronto Academy at 570 Shaw St in the Bickford Park neighbourhood of Toronto (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1257, Series 1057, Item 271)

2020/1990-94 - The Runnymede Branch of the Toronto Public Library is located at 2178 Bloor St W and Glendonwynne Rd, on the northeast corner in the Bloor West Village - the library received heritage status from the city in 1975
2020/1990-94 – The Runnymede Branch of the Toronto Public Library is located at 2178 Bloor St W and Glendonwynne Rd, on the northeast corner in the Bloor West Village – the library received heritage status from the city in 1975 (City of Toronto Archives, Series 1465, File 422, Item 6)

2020/1908 - Looking southeast from College St towards St Stephen-in-the-Fields Anglican Church at 103 Bellevue Ave
2020/1908 – Looking southeast from College St towards St Stephen-in-the-Fields Anglican Church at 103 Bellevue Ave (Toronto Public Library R-4393)

2021/1972 – Looking southeast towards the corner of Howard St and Bleecker St
2021/1972 – Looking southeast towards the corner of Howard St and Bleecker St (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 2032, Series 841, File 14, Item 6)

2021/1971 – C.P.R. North Toronto Station once at 10 Scrivener Sq at Yonge St. Now the flagship store of the L.C.B.O.
2021/1971 – C.P.R. North Toronto Station once at 10 Scrivener Sq at Yonge St. Now the flagship store of the L.C.B.O. (City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1526, File 1, Item 100)

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