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The Evening Telegram Building, corner of Bay and King Streets, Toronto

The Evening Telegram Building, corner of Bay and King Streets, Toronto

The Evening Telegram Building, corner of Bay and King Streets, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Mason and Risch Building, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Mason and Risch Building, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Mason and Risch Building, west side of Yonge Street, opposite Shuter Street. Demolished in 1974 to make way for The Toronto Eaton Centre. Toronto, Canada.

Post office Yonge Eglinton 1929

Post office Yonge Eglinton 1929

The post office on the former site of Montgomery's Tavern in 1929. This building was constructed in 1883 by John Oulcott of Toronto, and served as Oulcott's Hotel (Eglinton House). In 1913, the federal govern... More

TorontoAsylumQueenStOssington postcard

TorontoAsylumQueenStOssington postcard

John Howard's Asylum on Queen St. W. across from Ossington, Toronto

Golden Lion Shopping Emporium Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Golden Lion Shopping Emporium Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Golden Lion shopping emporium at 33-7 King Street East, Toronto, Canada. In the second half of the nineteenth century, Toronto's finest shops were located in the blocks of King Street closest to and on eit... More

King's College Toronto 1855 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

King's College Toronto 1855 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The old King's College building in 1855, then being used by the University of Toronto. King's College was granted its Royal Charter by King George IV in 1827. A cornerstone for its first building was not laid ... More

CNE Machinery Hall - A black and white photo of an old building
House of Providence Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada

House of Providence Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The House of Providence on Power Street, east side, between King & Queen Streets, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Opened by the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1857 to aid the plight of the desperately poor. The House ... More

The long since demolished Black Horse Hotel, NE corner of George and Front Streets, Toronto

The long since demolished Black Horse Hotel, NE corner of George and F...

Original caption: "Photograph taken in 1885 looking north from Front Street, past the Black Horse Hotel (demolished) to the Little York Hotel and Stables. The arrow marks the carriage entrance arch (Toronto Pu... More

Northeast corner of Gerrard and Yonge Streets Toronto

Northeast corner of Gerrard and Yonge Streets Toronto

Northeast corner of Gerrard Street and Yonge Street, Toronto, Canada.

Provincial asylum Toronto 1867 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Provincial asylum Toronto 1867 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Provincial Asylum, Toronto, Canada.

Royal Insurance Company, Wellington St. E., s.e. corner Yonge Street, 1967

Royal Insurance Company, Wellington St. E., s.e. corner Yonge Street, ...

Royal Insurance Company, Wellington Street East, south east corner of Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Meyer's Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Meyer's Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Photograph of Meyer's Hotel on Sunnyside waterfront. Public domain photograph of theater building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Royal Insurance Company, Wellington St. E., s.e. corner Yonge Street, 1967

Royal Insurance Company, Wellington St. E., s.e. corner Yonge Street, ...

Royal Insurance Company, Wellington Street East, south east corner of Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

The Mail Building, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Dominion Bond Building, King and Yonge Streets, Toronto

Dominion Bond Building, King and Yonge Streets, Toronto

Postcard of the Dominion Bond Building at King and Yonge Streets, Toronto, Canada.

Barclay Hotel Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Barclay Hotel Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Barclay Hotel at Wellington and Simcoe Streets, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Canada Life Assurance Building, Toronto

Canada Life Assurance Building, Toronto

Canada Life Assurance Building, Toronto

House of Providence Toronto, Ontario, Canada

House of Providence Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The House of Providence on Power Street, east side, between King & Queen Streets, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Opened by the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1857 to aid the plight of the desperately poor. The House ... More

Todmorden Hotel Broadview Avenue Toronto

Todmorden Hotel Broadview Avenue Toronto

The Todmorden Hotel, located at the corner of Broadview and Westwood Avenues. At the time of this photograph, the site was part of York Township (East York from 1924-1997, and Toronto from 1998 onwards). The ... More

British America Assurance Company building, Toronto

British America Assurance Company building, Toronto

The British America Assurance Company building, corner of Front and Scott Streets, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

The Ward as viewed from Eaton factory

The Ward as viewed from Eaton factory

The Ward as seen from the roof of one of the T. Eaton Co. Ltd. factories, looking southwest with the image centred at the intersection of Elizabeth and Albert street. Osgoode Hall is visible at the top right. ... More

Canadian postcards: TorontoWellingtonLorettoAbbey

Canadian postcards: TorontoWellingtonLorettoAbbey

Postcard of the old Loretto Abbey on Wellington (Demolished), Toronto. Wellington Place west of Spadina Avenue Toronto

Toronto General Hospital at Gerrard and Sumach

Toronto General Hospital at Gerrard and Sumach

The Toronto General Hospital at Gerrard and Sumach Streets in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The hospital was built on this site in 1856, and relocated to University Avenue at College Street in 1913.

Northeast corner Elm and Bay 1928

Northeast corner Elm and Bay 1928

Northeast corner of Elm and Bay streets, Toronto, Canada.

WA Murray & Co Toronto 1909 postcard

WA Murray & Co Toronto 1909 postcard

Postcard of the W.A. Murray & Co dry goods store, 17-27 King Street East, Toronto, Canada.

Dominion Bank King Yonge - Victorian era public domain image

Dominion Bank King Yonge - Victorian era public domain image

Dominion Bank Building, S. W. Corner King and Yonge (Toronto, Canada)

First brick house in York, built 1807

First brick house in York, built 1807

First brick house in York, built 1807 by Henry Quetton St. George, afterwards occupied by John Baldwin, northeast corner King and Frederick streets, Toronto, Canada. The site is now occupied by the Adams Broth... More

Horticultural Gardens Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Horticultural Gardens Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Horticulture Gardens (Toronto, Canada). This pavilion was destroyed by fire, and replaced by the palm house that still exists in Allan Gardens as of 2008.

Parliament buildings, Upper Canada, Onterio, 1830-1892

Parliament buildings, Upper Canada, Onterio, 1830-1892

Parliament buildings, Upper Canada, Onterio, 1830-1892.gif Public domain photograph of parliament, political committee, politicians, government, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Phoebe and Spadina - Victorian era public domain image

Phoebe and Spadina - Victorian era public domain image

Residence of Dr. W.T. Stuart (197 Spadina Avenue, corner of Phoebe Street) (Toronto, Canada)

Golden Lion Shopping Emporium

Golden Lion Shopping Emporium

The Golden Lion shopping emporium at 33-7 King Street East, Toronto, Canada. In the second half of the nineteenth century, Toronto's finest shops were located in the blocks of King Street closest to and on eit... More

Mercer Reformatory - Victorian era public domain image

Mercer Reformatory - Victorian era public domain image

Mercer Reformatory (Toronto, Canada). A growing awareness that female prisoners had different needs than male prisoners led to the establishment of the first prison for women in Canada in 1874. The objective ... More

St. Andrew's Market Toronto - Victorian era public domain image

St. Andrew's Market Toronto - Victorian era public domain image

The St. Andrew's Market building on Adelaide Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In 1837, a city block was set aside for a public market, the third of its kind after the St. Lawrence Market and the St. Patrick's ... More

Dufferin Gate Toronto circa 1910

Dufferin Gate Toronto circa 1910

The Dufferin Gate at the Exhibition Grounds during the Canadian National Exhibition. The original Dufferin Gate was built in 1895. The gate in this photo was constructed in 1910, and replaced by the current g... More

Hardware merchandising September-December 1922 (1922) (14578260509)

Hardware merchandising September-December 1922 (1922) (14578260509)

Tycos Building, 110 Church Street, Toronto Identifier: hardmerchsepdec1922toro (find matches) Title: Hardware merchandising September-December 1922 Year: 1922 (1920s) Authors: Subjects: Hardware industry Har... More

Looking north from the top of T. Eaton factory

Looking north from the top of T. Eaton factory

North eastern portion of the Ward as seen from the roof of one of the T. Eaton Co. Ltd. factories, looking Northwest with the image centred at the intersection of Agnes and Terauley street (c.2019, Dundas West ... More

Provincial asylum Toronto, Ontario, Canada 1867

Provincial asylum Toronto, Ontario, Canada 1867

The Provincial Asylum, Toronto, Canada.

Royal Bank of Canada in Toronto 1911

Royal Bank of Canada in Toronto 1911

The Dinnick Building on King Street East in 1911, Toronto, Canada. The Royal Bank of Canada established its first Toronto branch in 1903. The strategic acquisition of Toronto-based Traders Bank of Canada in 19... More

Scholes' Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Scholes' Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Scholes' Hotel, located at 201-203 Yonge Street, on the east side of the street between Queen St. E. and Shuter St. Toronto, Canada.

Western Assurance Building

Western Assurance Building

Western Assurance Building, Wellington and Scott Streets, Toronto

Toronto General Hospital circa 1909

Toronto General Hospital circa 1909

Toronto General Hospital on Gerrard Street, Toronto, Canada. In 1913, the hospital relocated to a site at University Avenue and College Street.

Agricultural Hall 1867 Toronto - Victorian era public domain image

Agricultural Hall 1867 Toronto - Victorian era public domain image

Agricultural Hall on Yonge Street, on the northwest corner with Queen Street. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Erected in 1861-2. The ground floor was occupied by "Messrs. Fleming and Buckland, seedsmen", with the s... More

Cyclorama Toronto circa 1922 during World War I

Cyclorama Toronto circa 1922 during World War I

The Cyclorama on Front Street West, west of York Street, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Cycloramas were a popular form of entertainment and educational attraction in the 19th century, consisting of circular buil... More

Institut militaire canadien - Victorian era public domain image

Institut militaire canadien - Victorian era public domain image

The headquarters of the Canadian Military Institute on University Avenue in 1896. In 1906, the organization (now the Royal Canadian Military Institute) moved to its existing building on University Avenue in 19... More

Hotel Elliott Toronto 1920s postcard

Hotel Elliott Toronto 1920s postcard

Postcard of the Hotel Elliott at the southeast corner of Shuter and Church Streets, Toronto, Canada.

House at 85 Bloor Street West - Victorian era public domain image

House at 85 Bloor Street West - Victorian era public domain image

House at 85 Bloor Street West. At the time of this upload in 2009, site is the location of a Tiffany and Co. jewellery store. Toronto, Canada.

Hyslop Bros Automobiles, northwest corner of Victoria and Shuter streets

Hyslop Bros Automobiles, northwest corner of Victoria and Shuter stree...

Hyslop Bros. Automobiles, northwest corner of Victoria and Shuter streets, Toronto, Canada.

Pure Food Building Toronto 1941

Pure Food Building Toronto 1941

North entrance of the Pure Food Building at Exhibition Place. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

TorontoAsylumQueenStOssington postcard

TorontoAsylumQueenStOssington postcard

John Howard's Asylum on Queen St. W. across from Ossington, Toronto

Agricultural Hall 1867 Toronto - Victorian era public domain image

Agricultural Hall 1867 Toronto - Victorian era public domain image

Agricultural Hall on Yonge Street, on the northwest corner with Queen Street. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Erected in 1861-2. The ground floor was occupied by "Messrs. Fleming and Buckland, seedsmen", with the s... More

Northeast corner of Yonge Street and Shuter Street

Northeast corner of Yonge Street and Shuter Street

The northeast corner of Yonge and Shuter Streets, Toronto, Canada. Public domain photograph of street advertisement signs, downtown commercial district, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Shea's Hippodrome, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Shea's Hippodrome, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Shea's Hippodrome, Albert and Terauley (now Bay) streets, opposite (now Old) City Hall (opened 1907, demolished March 1957 to make way for the new City Hall). One the largest vaudeville theatres in the world. ... More

Simpson's, 1891

Simpson's, 1891

Robert Simpson's store on Queen St. in Toronto Caption "Queen Street: Front of Mr R. Simpson's Dry-Goods Store"

That Mail Building, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 2
University of Toronto medical building

University of Toronto medical building

Medical building, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

Plan and front elevation of the lieutenant governor's house

Plan and front elevation of the lieutenant governor's house

Plan and elevation of the first residence for the Lieutenant Governor ("Government House") built in Upper Canada (the current province of Ontario). The residence was erected in 1799-1800 by Captain Robert Pilk... More

CNE 1908 Women's Building

CNE 1908 Women's Building

View of Women's Building in 1952.

King's College Toronto, Ontario, Canada 1855

King's College Toronto, Ontario, Canada 1855

The old King's College building in 1855, then being used by the University of Toronto. King's College was granted its Royal Charter by King George IV in 1827. A cornerstone for its first building was not laid ... More

Lennoxlight - Victorian era public domain image

Lennoxlight - Victorian era public domain image

The w:Beard Building in Toronto, Canada Public domain photograph of a hotel building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Parkdale Collegiate, 1891

Parkdale Collegiate, 1891

Parkdale Collegiate Institute, Toronto

Public library, Yonge Street and Montgomery Avenue

Public library, Yonge Street and Montgomery Avenue

Public library, Yonge Street and Montgomery Avenue, Toronto, Canada. The building was originally constructed for the Township of York, but became the town hall of the Town of North Toronto in 1891. North Toro... More

Pure Food Building 1952

Pure Food Building 1952

View of Pure Food Building from south.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada YWCA 1907 postcard

Toronto, Ontario, Canada YWCA 1907 postcard

YWCA building in Toronto, Canada. Public domain scan of the vintage Toronto, Canada postcard, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Grand Union Hotel, Front Street, Toronto, Canada

Grand Union Hotel, Front Street, Toronto, Canada

Postcard of the Grand Union Hotel on the northeast corner of Front and Simcoe Streets in Toronto, Canada. Known as the Grand Union from 1893 to 1915, the hotel was later known as the Carls-Rite Hotel and the H... More