Hotel Hanlan on Hanlan’s Point on the Toronto Islands, c.1908. Toronto Archives Fonds 1244, Item 0176 The Toronto Islands have been viewed as an idyllic
Category: Toronto’s lost buildings
Toronto’s lost mansion—Holland House
Holland House is one of Toronto’s lost mansions of the past. Built in 1831, it survived into the 20th century, but was demolished about the
Toronto’s CNE Grandstand and Baseball Stadium
The CNE Grandstand in 1956, taken with Kodachrome film with my 35mm Kodak Pony camera from the top of the Ferris Wheel on the midway.
Before the Toronto “Blue Jays” there was . . .
Maple Leaf Stadium at Bathurst and Fleet Streets, photo from The City of Toronto Archives, F0124, fl0015, id0012. Prior to the ascendency of the Blue
Toronto’s lost architectural gems—the old Union Station
The 1892 addition on Front Street, to Toronto’s early-day Union Station on The Esplanade. Toronto’s magnificent Union Station of today, on Front Street
A pictorial journey to Toronto’s old Sunnyside Beach-1922 to 1955
This photo of Sunnyside Beach was taken in July of 2011. Viewing the site today, it is difficult to imagine that from the 1922 until
In mid-winter, recalling the sunshine of Toronto’s Sunnyside Beach
The Bathing Pavilion at Sunnyside in July of 2012. The building was opened to the public in 1922. During the dreary days of Toronto’s mid-winter,