The northwest corner of Yonge and Queen Street West, looking west from Queen Street East. Photo taken in July 2013. The northwest corner of
Photo from the City of Toronto Archives (Series 1278, File 83). The above picture was likely taken around 1945, as the film on
Toronto’s historic architectural gems—tayloronhistory.com
For several years I have been posting information on a blog about the history of Toronto and its heritage architecture. Recently I have expanded the
This year at Nuit Blanche, many of the visual art installations were on University Avenue, which was closed to vehicle traffic from Queen West
Nuit Blanche—a festive of visual and interactive art that rivaled the colour and animation of a Santa Claus or Grey Cup Parade. To facilitate the
The YWCA (foreground) of 1890, on Elm Street, which now houses the Elmwood Club. This magnificent 19th-century building is at 18 Elm Street, a
Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square has been transformed for the 2013 Nuit Blanche. All this week, I have been observing the progress as workers construct Ai
Toronto’s old movie theatres—the St. Clair Major
The St. Clair Major was located at 1780 St. Clair Avenue West, which at the time was mainly a working-class district, remote from the downtown.
The above photo was taken in March of 1921, gazing east along St. Clair Avenue, from a short distance to the west of Dufferin Street.
Toronto’s old Odeon Humber Theatre
The Odeon Humber in 1949, located at 2442 Bloor Street West, slightly west of Jane Street. (photo Ontario Archives AO 2154) In the years following