WHAT YOU WILL FIND ON JOHN CHUCKMAN’S TORONTO NOSTALGIA: HISTORY OF TORONTO, TORONTO ARCHITECTURE, PARKS OF TORONTO, TORONTO NEIGHBORHOODS, TORONTO NOTABLE BUSINESSES OF THE PAST, TORONTO STREETSCAPES, TORONTO ODDITIES, TORONTO MAPS, VINTAGE TORONTO ADVERTISING, TORONTO THEATRES, TORONTO WEATHER IMAGES, LAKE ONTARIO, CHANGING TORONTO SKYLINE, AND MORE – SEEN THROUGH THOUSANDS OF POSTCARDS, PHOTOS, MENUS, MATCHBOOKS, AND ASSORTED SOUVENIRS   Leave a comment

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PHOTO – TORONTO – KING AT YORK – LOOKING NE ON A RAINY DAY – OLD GLOBE AND MAIL BUILDING – PEOPLE WAITING FOR STREETCAR – TTC INSPECTOR – WINSTON’S RESTAURANT – POSSIBLY NO PHOTO I KNOW BETTER CAPTURES A SENSE OF DOWNTOWN TORONTO OF THE 1960s – 1968

 

 

 

 

Posted March 16, 2016 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – THE DELL RESTAURANT – SIMCOE AT ELM – OPENED 1948 – AT ITS CLOSING IN 1986 – OWNER BILL DE LAURENTIS WITH WAITRESSES JEAN RAMSDELL AND CHRISTAL SHAMBROOK – THIS WAS A FAVORITE PLACE OF MY MOM’S HUSBAND, DEAR OLD WAYNE – WE WENT THERE MANY TIMES – A COZY UNPRETENTIOUS PLACE WITH GOOD FOOD – SURE BRINGS BACK MEMORIES – THE ONLY PHOTO I HAVE EVER FOUND SHOWING THE FRONT OF THE RESTAURANT – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

X PHOTO – TORONTO – THE DELL RESTAURANT – SIMCOE AT ELM – OPENED 1948 – AT ITS CLOSING IN 1986 - OWNER BILL DE LAURENTIS WITH WAITRESSES JEAN RAMSDELL AND CHRISTAL SHAMBROOK

Posted April 30, 2020 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – TORONTO ISLAND PARK – PEOPLE ROWING – DRAWING – HEAVILY TINTED – c1905   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - TORONTO ISLAND PARK - PEOPLE ROWING - DRAWING - HEAVILY TINTED - c1905

Posted September 1, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – MARY PICKFORD’S TORONTO HOME (BEFORE SHE LEFT THE CITY) – 211 UNIVERSITY AVE – BEFORE UNIVERSITY AVE WAS WIDENED – TINTED – NICE VERSION – c LATE 1920s   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - MARY PICKKFORD'S TORONTO HOME (BEFORE SHE LEFT) - 211 UNIVERSITY AVE - BEFORE UNIVERSITY AVE WAS WIDENED - TINTED - NICE VERSION - c LATE 1920s

Posted September 1, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – TTC PCC STREETCAR – BLOOR STREET NEAR THE LARGE ISLAND STOPS THAT USED TO BE ON BLOOR NEAR YONGE – CAR HEADED W – 1958 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - TORONTO - TTC PCC STREETCAR - BLOOR STREET NEAR THE LARGE ISLAND STOPS THAT USED TO BE ON BLOOR NEAR YONGE - CAR HEADED W - 1958

Posted September 1, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – TTC PETER WITT STREETCARS – BATHURST LINE – PARKED ON TRACKS AT CAR BARN FACILITY – NOTE COBBLES – 1958 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - TORONTO - TTC PETER WITT STREETCARS - BATHURST LINE - PARKED ON TRACKS AT CAR BARN FACILITY - NOTE COBBLES - 1958

Posted September 1, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – EXHIBITION – PRINCES’ GATES – FLEET STREET – LOOKING S TOWARDS LAKE – HEAVILY TINTED – THE GATES OPENED IN 1927   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - EXHIBITION - PRINCES' GATES - FLEET STREET - LOOKING S TOWARDS LAKE - HEAVILY TINTED - THE GATES OPENED IN 1927

Posted September 1, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – AMUSEMENT PARK AREA NEAR SUNNYSIDE BEACH – BIG CROWD – GROUND LEVEL – HEAVILY TINTED – NICE VERSION – c1950   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - AMUSEMENT PARK AREA NEAR SUNNYSIDE BEACH - BIG CROWD - GROUND LEVEL - HEAVILY TINTED - NICE VERSION - c1950

Posted September 1, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – EXHIBITION – THE BAND SHELL – BIG CROWD – “FINEST FEATURES OF THE BAND SHELLS OF THE WORLD ARE COMBINED INTO AN ACOUSTICAL MARVEL” – HEAVILY TINTED – 1949   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - EXHIBITION - THE BAND SHELL - BIG CROWD - FINEST FEATURES OF THE BAND SHELLS OF THE WORLD ARE COMBINED INTO AN ACCOUTICAL MARVEL - HEAVILY TINTED - 1949

Posted September 1, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – KNOX COLLEGE – SPADINA CRESCENT NORTH OF COLLEGE – GROUND LEVEL LOOKING N – HEAVILY TINTED – 1910   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - KNOX COLLEGE - SPADINA CRESCENT NORTH OF COLLEGE - GROUND LEVEL LOOKING N - HEAVILY TINTED - 1910

Posted September 1, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

TRANSFER – TORONTO – TTC TRANSIT – YONGE STREET SUBWAY – OPENING YEAR OF SERVICE – STATION MAP OF YONGE SUBWAY LINE FEATURED – 1954   Leave a comment

XX TRANSFER - TORONTO - TTC YONGE STREET SUBWAY - ITS OPENING YEAR OF SERVICE - STATION MAP OF YONGE SUBWAY LINE - 1954

Posted July 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – CNE EXHIBITION – “HORTICULTURE PALACE” INTERIOR – PEOPLE WALKING THROUGH FLORAL DISPLAYS – TINTED – REALLY NICE VERSION – c1920   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - EXHIBITION - HORTICULTURE PALACE INTERIOR - PEOPLE WALKING THROUGH FLORAL DISPLAYS - TINTED - REALLY NICE VERSION - c1920

Posted July 20, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – EXHIBITION – PRINCES’ GATE FROM LAKESHORE – LIGHTED AT NIGHT – LOOKING W GROUND LEVEL – VERY ATMOSPHERIC – TINTED – NICE VERSION – c1940   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - EXHIBITION - PRINCES' GATE FROM LAKESHORE - LIGHTED AT NIGHT - LOOKING W GROUND LEVEL - ATMOSPHERIC - TINTED - NICE VERSION - c1940

Posted July 20, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – CNE EXHIBITION – ON THE LAKESHORE – CROWD OF CHILDREN AND ADULTS SITTING AND LOOKING TOWARDS THE LAKE – TINTED – VERY NICE VERSION – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - EXHIBITION - ON THE LAKESHORE - CROWD OF CHILDREN AND ADULTS SITTING AND LOOKING TOWARDS THE LAKE - TINTED - VERY NICE VERSION - c1910

Posted July 20, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – CNE EXHIBITION – GROUNDS AND LAKESHORE – AERIAL PANORAMA – LOOKING W – TINTED – c1940   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - EXHIBITION - GROUNDS AND LAKESHORE - AERIAL PANORAMA - LOOKING W - TINTED - c1940

Posted July 20, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – VIEW DOWN (THEN) TREE-LINED UNIVERSITY AVE FROM THE ONTARIO PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS – A FEW PEOPLE WALKING – NOTE CAR PARKED NEAR STATUE ON THE RIGHT – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1915   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - VIEW DOWN (THEN) TREE-LINED UNIVERSITY AVE FROM THE ONTARIO PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS - A FEW PEOPLE WALKING - NOTE CAR PARKED NEAR STATUE ON THE RIGHT - TINTED - NICE VERSION - 1915

Posted July 20, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – UNIVERSITY GROUNDS QUEEN’S PARK – LONG LINE OF WOMEN WALKING IN DISTANCE AROUND BUILDING – TINTED – 1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - UNIVERSITY GROUNDS QUEEEN'S PARK - LARGE GROUP OF WOMEN WALKING IN DISTANCE AROUND BUILDING - TINTED - 1910

Posted July 20, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – UNIVERSITY AVE – SLIGHTLY ELEVATED LOOKING N FROM JUST N OF QUEEN – SOUTH AFRICAN WAR MONUMENT FEATURED – NOTE IN BACKGROUND JUST TO LEFT OF MEMORIAL A CASTLE-LIKE TOWER OF THE OLD ARMORY – CARS PARKED ON STREET – 1929   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - UNIVERSITY AVE - SLIGHTLY ELEVATED LOOKING N FROM JUST N OF QUEEN - SOUTH AFRICAN WAR MONUMENT FEATURED - CARS PARKED ON STREET - 1929

Posted July 20, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – SKYLINE FROM WATERFRONT – AERIAL PANORAMA – LOOKING N – NOTE THE TALL SILVERY BUILDING, COMMERCE COURT, OPENED IN 1972 , AN I. M. PEI DESIGN – THE TWO BLACK BUILDINGS, THE TORONTO-DOMINION CENTRE, A MIES VAN DER ROHE DESIGN, OPENED IN 1969 – NOTE: THE ELEGANT ORIGINAL MIES DESIGN, TWO TOWERS PERFECTLY PROPORTIONED AND SITUATED BY A LOW TEMPLE-LIKE BANKING PAVILION ON THE CORNER OF BAY AND KING, HAS BEEN SPOILED BY A HERD OF ADDITIONS INCLUDING THE FOLLY OF A MIES KNOCK-OFF WITH REMNANTS OF THE FORMER ART-DECO BAY-STREET STOCK EXCHANGE EMBEDDED INTO ITS FACADE – 1974   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - SKYLINE FROM WATERFRONT - AERIAL PANORAMA - LOOKING N - 1974

Posted July 20, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – RIVERDALE PARK – TWO WOMEN AND A CHILD WALKING BY GARDEN AREA WITH ANTIQUE CANNON – NICE VERSION – 1912   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - RIVERDALE PARK - TWO WOMEN AND A CHILD WALKING BY GARDEN AREA WITH ANTIQUE CANNON - NICE VERSION - 1912

Posted July 20, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – PARADE OF 48TH HIGHLANDERS – SLIGHTLY ELEVATED VIEW DOWN THE STREET – LOCATION UNKNOWN – PERHAPS ADELAIDE W – NOTE THE MENDELSSOHN PIANO COMPANY WE SEE ON A SIGN HAD FACILITIES ON ADELAIDE W – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1909   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - PARADE OF 48TH HIGHLANDERS - SLIGHTLY ELEVATED VIEW DOWN THE STREET - PERHAPS ADELAIDE W - TINTED - 1909

Posted July 20, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – ONTARIO PLACE – 955 LAKESHORE BLVD W – A PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT-BUILT AMUSEMENT AREA (NOW CLOSED) – OPENED 1971 – AERIAL PANORAMA LOOKING W – MARINA FEATURED AT BOTTOM – BIG DOME IS THE CINESPHERE FOR IMAX-FORMAT FILMS – ONE OF THE BEST IMAGES OF THE OVERALL COMPLEX – 1972   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - ONTARIO PLACE - A PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT-BUILT AMUSEMENT AREA - AERIAL PANORAMA LOOKING W - MARINA FEATURED AT BOTTOM - BIG DOME IS THE CINESPHERE - 1972

Posted July 20, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – LAKE STEAMER “TORONTO” OUT ON THE WATER – R AND O NAVIGATION – PEOPLE ON THE DECKS – NOTE AMERICAN FLAG ON TOP AND BRITISH FLAG AT FRONT – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1910s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - STEAMER TORONTO OUT ON THE LAKE - R AND O NAVIGATION - PEOPLE ON DECKS - NOTE AMERICAN FLAG ON TOP AND BRITISH FLAG AT FRONT - TINTED - NICE VERSION - 1910s

Posted July 20, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – LAKE STEAMER “KINGSTON” – STORED AT TORONTO DOCKS AREA FOR THE WINTER – DRAMATIC IMAGE – 1910s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - LAKE STEAMER KINGSTON - STORED AT TORONTO DOCKS AREA FOR THE WINTER - 1910s

Posted July 20, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – CALLED DUNDAS AT QUEEN – IS THIS AN ERROR OR HAS SOMETHING CHANGED ? – THERE’S NO PLACE IN THE MODERN CITY WHERE THESE TWO STREETS INTERSECT – SOME PEDESTRIANS – WOMEN WITH STROLLER – STREETCAR – NOTE WALL-PAINTED COCA-COLA SIGN – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1910s – SEE HELPFUL READER COMMENT ABOUT THE LOCATION   3 comments

POSTCARD - TORONTO - CALLED DUNDAS AT QUEEN - SOME PEDESTRIANS - WOMEN WITH STROLLER - STREETCAR - NOTE WALL-PAINTED COCA COLA SIGN - TINTED -1910s

Posted July 20, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – KING STREET – LOOKING E FROM YONGE – ALMOST GROUND LEVEL – STREETCAR – CARS – TRAFFIC COP IN LONG WHITE COAT OR SMOCK – REALLY NICE VERSION – TINTED – LATER 1910s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - KING STREET - LOOKING E FROM YONGE - ALMOST GROUND LEVEL - STREETCAR - CARS - TRAFFIC COP - TINTED - 1910s

Posted June 18, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – AERIAL VIEW LOOKING N FROM BELOW KING – LAND OF MAPLE LEAF SERIES – TINTED – C 1926   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - AERIAL VIEW LOOKING N FROM BELOW KING - LAND OF MAPLE LEAF SERIES - TINTED - C 1926

Posted May 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – KING STREET – LOOKING E FROM YORK – AERIAL – STAR BUILDING – CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK – TINTED – 1930s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - KING STREET - LOOKING E FROM YORK - AERIAL - STAR BUILDING - CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK - TINTED - 1930s

Posted May 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – KING STREET – LOOKING E – GROUND LEVEL – STREETCAR – WAGONS – ORNATE BANKS – 1910s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - KING STREET - LOOKING E - GROUND LEVEL - STREETCAR - WAGONS - ORNATE BANKS - 1910s

Posted May 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – IMPERIAL COACH SIGHT-SEEING AD – MAP OF LOCATION – BACK OF CARD YONGE STREET LOOKING N – FROM S OF KING – AERIAL – TINTED – 1910s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - IMPERIAL COACH SIGHT-SEEING AD - MAP OF LOCATION - BACK OF CARD YONGE STREET LOOKING N - FROM S OF KING - AERIAL - TINTED - 1910s

Posted May 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – AERIAL PANORAMA OF CITY – LOOKING NW FROM WATERFRONT – TINTED GLASS LANTERN SLIDE – LATE 1920s OR EARLY 1930s   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - AERIAL PANORAMA OF CITY - LOOKING NW FROM WATERFRONT - TINTED GLASS LANTERN SLIDE - c1920

Posted May 11, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – FRONT STREET – AERIAL VIEW LOOKING E FROM IN FRONT OF NEW ROYAL YORK (OPENED 1929) – STREETCARS – CARS – TINTED GLASS LANTERN SLIDE – LATE 1920s OR EARLY 1930s   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - FRONT STREET - AERIAL VIEW LOOKING E FROM IN FRONT OF NEW ROYAL YORK - STRRTCARS - CARS - TINTED GLASS LANTERN SLIDE - 1920s

Posted May 11, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – TTC YONGE STREET SUBWAY – DAVISVILLE STATION – TRAIN PULLING INTO STATION – ANOTHER TRAIN ON RIGHT – TWO TRAINS ON SIDING – ORIGINAL GLOUCESTER CARS BUILT IN ENGLAND – AERIAL LOOKING N – 1976 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - TTC YONGE STREET SUBWAY - DAVISVILLE STATION - TRAIN PULLING INTO STATION - ANOTHER TRAIN ON RIGHT - TWO TRAINS ON SIDING - ORIGINAL GLOUCESTER CARS BUILT IN ENGLAND - AERIAL LOOKING N - 1976

Posted May 11, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – TTC PCC STREETCAR – STOPPED ON HIGH PARK LOOP – LOOKS LIKE A WHOLE GANG GOING TO HAVE A PICNIC – 1969 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - TTC PCC STREETCAR - STOPPED ON HIGH PARK LOOP - CROWD GOING INTO PARK - 1969

Posted May 10, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – GERRARD AND SACKVILLE – TTC PCC STREETCAR STOPPED HEADING W – NOTE THE OLD GLOBE AND MAIL ORANGE BOX WHICH USED TO BE FOUND EVERYWHERE – 1980 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - GERRARD AND SACKVILLE - TTC PCC STREETCAR STOPPED HEADING W - 1980

Posted May 10, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – KING E AND CHURCH – TTC PCC STREETCAR IN FRONT OF SAINT JAMES CATHEDRAL – LOOKING NW GROUND LEVEL – 1980 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - KING E AND CHURCH - TTC PCC STREETCAR IN FRONT OF SAINT JAMES CATHEDRAL- LOOKING NW GROUND LEVEL - 1980

Posted May 10, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET DOCK – LOOKING N FROM GROUND LEVEL – STEAMER – LONG LINE OF PEOPLE WAITING TO BOARD – TINTED – NICE VERSION – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET DOCK - LOOKING N FROM GROUND LEVEL - STEAMER - LONG LINE OF PEOPLE WAITING TO BOARD - TINTED - NICE VERSION - c1910

Posted May 10, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – AERIAL LOOKING S (NO REFERENCE POINT GIVEN) – MANY SHOPS – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - AERIAL LOOKING S (NO REFERENCE POINT GIVEN) - MANY SHOPS - c1910

Posted May 10, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – CARLTON AND YONGE – LOOKING SE GROUND LEVEL – PEDESTRIANS WAGONS – TINTED – NICE VERSION – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - CARLTON AND YONGE - LOOKING SE GROUND LEVEL - PEDESTRIANS WAGONS - TINTED - NICE VERSION - c1910

Posted May 10, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MENU – TORONTO – KING EDWARD HOTEL – 37 KING E – WHEN A CARDY HOTEL – VICTORIA ROOM – LUNCHEONS – 1949   Leave a comment

MENU - TORONTO - KING EDWARD HOTEL - 37 KING E - WHEN A CARDY HOTEL - VICTORIA ROOM- LUNCHEONS - 1949

Posted May 10, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MENU – TORONTO – KING EDWARD HOTEL – 37 KING E – WHEN A CARDY HOTEL – VICTORIA ROOM- LUNCHEONS – BACK SHOWING VARIOUS CARDY HOTELS – 1949   Leave a comment

MENU - TORONTO - KING EDWARD HOTEL - 37 KING E - WHEN A CARDY HOTEL - VICTORIA ROOM- LUNCHEONS - BACK SHOWING VARIOUS CARDY HOTELS - 1949

Posted May 10, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – QUEEN KING AND QUEENSWAY – PCC STREETCAR HEADED INTO BARN AREA – A VERY FAMILIAR SIGHT SINCE I LIVED NOT FAR AWAY ON SUNNYSIDE AVE FOR YEARS – NOTE RUTH FROCKS – 1981 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - QUEEN KING AND QUEENSWAY - PCC STREETCAR HEADED INTO BARN AREA - 1981

Posted May 5, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – TTC PCC STREETCAR – INTERIOR – 1966 – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - TORONTO - TTC PCC STREETCAR - INTERIOR - 1966

Posted April 29, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – EXHIBITION LOOP – TTC PCC STREETCAR – NIGHT – NOTE TEMPORARY STOP TTC SIGN USED GENERALLY IN THE SYSTEM – AN IMAGE WHICH STRONGLY EVOKES ITS TIME – NICE VERSION – 1966   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - EXHIBITION LOOP - TTC PCC STREETCAR - NIGHT - NOTE TEMPOARY STOP SIGN USED GENERALLY -AN IMAGE WITH A REAL FEEL OF ITS TIME - NICE VERSION - 1966

Posted April 15, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – CN TOWER AT SUNRISE – CN AD FOR BREAKFAST AND LUNCH SERVICE AT THE TOP – LATE 1970s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - CH TOWER AT SUNRISE - CN AD FOR BREAKFAST AND LUNCH SERVICE AT THE TOP - LATE 1970s

Posted April 15, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – TTC PCC STREETCAR – STOPPED SOMEWHERE ON QUEEN STREET WITH DOORS OPEN – AGAIN, ONE OF THOSE IMAGES THAT VERY MUCH CAPTURES THE SENSE OF THE CITY AT THE TIME – 1973 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER – SEE HELPFUL READER COMMENT   2 comments

AA PHOTO - TORONTO - TTC PCC STREETCAR - STOPPED SOMEWHERE ON QUEEN STREET WITH DOORS OPEN - 1973

Posted April 7, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – BINGHAM’S OASIS AND PALM GARDEN – 100 YONGE STREET – INTERIOR OF ROOM WITH TABLES AND PART OF COUNTER – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - BINGHAM'S OASIS AND PALM GARDEN - 100 YOUNGE STREET - INTERIOR OF ROOM WITH TABLES AND PART OF COUNTER - TINTED - c1910

Posted April 7, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – GO COMMUTER TRAIN ON CURVE OF TRACK – HEADED WEST – AERIAL VIEW – SUNNYSIDE AREA – 1979 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

AA PHOTO - TORONTO - GO TRAIN ON CURVE OF TRACK - AERIAL - SUNNYSIDE AREA - 1979

Posted April 7, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – TORONTO – CASA MENDOZA RESTAURANT – 2161 LAKESHORE BLVD W – I KNEW THE MAN WHO MANAGED THIS RESTAURANT THROUGH MY WORK AT THE TIME – HE WAS CHARMING AND IT WAS A GOOD LITTLE PLACE – SADLY, I LATER LEARNED HE WAS ARRESTED FOR LOOTING THE SAFE IN A FAKED FIRE   Leave a comment

AA MATCHBOOK - TORONTO - CASA MENDOZA RESTAURANT - 2161 LAKESHORE BLVD W

Posted April 7, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – TORONTO – ARCHER’S RESTAURANT – FRENCH CUISINE – 796 ST CLAIR W   Leave a comment

AA MATCHBOOK - TORONTO - ARCHER'S RESTAURANT - FRENCH CUISINE - 796 ST CLAIR W

Posted April 7, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – QUEEN STREET JUST W OF UNIVERSITY – LOOKING E – PCC STREETCAR – RESTAURANTS – OLD CITY HALL IN BACKGROUND – 1981 – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - QUEEN STREET JUST W OF UNIVERSITY - LOOKING E - PCC STREETCAR - RESTAURANTS - OLD CITY HALL IN BACKGROUND - 1981

Posted March 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – SELLERS GOUGH FUR COMPANY – 244-250 YONGE – INTERIOR SHOWROOM – NICE VERSION   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - SELLERS GOUGH FUR COMPANY - 244-250 YONGE - INTERIOR SHOWROOM

Posted March 23, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – BAY STREET (I THINK) – JUST N OF FRONT LOOKING S – STREETCAR – CARS – STREET LEVEL – 1963   3 comments

AA PHOTO - TORONTO - BAY STREET (I THINK) - JUST N OF FRONT LOOKING S - STREETCAR CARS - STREET LEVEL - 1963

Posted February 14, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – AERIAL LOOKING N AND DOWN FROM EATON CENTRE – NICE VERSION – c1980 – EATON CENTRE OPENED 1977   Leave a comment

XX POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - AERIAL LOOKING N AND DOWN FROM EATON CENTRE - c1980 - EATON CENTRE OPENED 1977

Posted February 6, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – BAY STREET – LOOKING N GROUND LEVEL FROM S OF QUEEN – I.O.F. TEMPLE ON LEFT (INTERNATIONAL ORDER OF FORESTERS, A FRATERNAL ORGANIZATION ONCE VERY BIG IN TORONTO) – CITY HALL – CAR AND WAGONS -1910   Leave a comment

XX POSTCARD - TORONTO - BAY STREET - LOOKING N GROUND LEVEL FROM S OF QUEEN - IOF TEMPLE ON LEFT - CITY HALL - CAR AND WAGONS -1910

Posted February 6, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – AERIAL PANORAMA LOOKING N FROM NEAR QUEEN – NIGHT – UNUSUALLY NICE SHOT – NICE VERSION – EARLY 1970s   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - aerial panorama from near queen - night - unusually nice shot - early 1970s

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – AERIAL PANORAMA OF DOWNTOWN LOOKING S FROM NEAR BLOOR – OVER UNIVERSITY AVE – NOTE SECOND TORONTO-DOMINION TOWER NOT FINISHED (DISTANT RIGHT BACKGROUND) – IT WAS FINISHED IN 1969   1 comment

xx postcard - toronto - aerial panorama of downtown looking s from near bloor - over university ave - note second toronto-dominion tower not finished - it was finished in 1969

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – BROADVIEW AND GERRARD – WAGON – EARLY STREETCAR – AWNINGS – NICE VERSION -TINTED – 1912   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - broadview and gerrard - wagon - early streetcar - awnings - nice version -tinted - 1912

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – CITY HALL – QUEEN AND BAY – AERIAL PANORAMA LOOKING NW – TINTED – 1920s   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - city hall - queen and bay - aerial panorama looking nw - tinted - 1920s

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC – COLLEGE STREET – BEFORE IT MOVED TO MCMASTER HALL WHEN MCMASTER UNIVERSITY MOVED TO HAMILTON IN 1930 – TINTED – c1910   1 comment

xx postcard - toronto - conservatory of music - college street - before it moved to mcmaster hall when mcmaster university moved to hamilton in 1930 - tinted - c1910

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – EXHIBITION – AERIAL PANORAMA LOOKING W- PRINCES GATE – NOTE HOW THEY PARKED – 1960s   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - exhibition - aerial panorama looking w- princes gate - note how they parked - 1960s

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – EXHIBITION – HUGE CROWD AND BUGGIES IN FRONT OF MANUFACTURERS BUILDING – NOTE A LOT OF WOMEN WEARING RED – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - exhibition - huge crowd and buggies in front of manufacturers building - note a lot of women wearing red - tinted - c1910

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – EXHIBITION – MIDWAY WITH RIDES – BIG CROWD – AERIAL PANORAMA – 1960s   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - exhibition - midway with rides - big crowd - aerial panorama - 1960s

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – EXHIBITION – THE GRAND STAND ENTRANCES – BIG CROWD – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - exhibition - the grand stand entrances - big crowd - tinted - c1910

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – EXHIBITION – THE TERRACE – BY LAKE ONTARIO – PEOPLE WALKING – TINTED – 1910s   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - exhibition - the terrace - by lake ontario - people walking - tinted - 1910s

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – GENERAL HOSPITAL MAIN BUILDING – NICE VERSION – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - general hospital main building - nice version - tinted - c1910

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – HANLAN’S POINT – THE ISLANDS – MAN SITTING ON WHARF – ROWERS IN WATER – RUSTIC FENCE – LIGHT STRING ABOVE – TINTED – 1912   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - hanlan's point - man sitting on wharf - rowers in water - rustic fence - light string above - tinted - 1912

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – KEW BEACH – GROUND LEVEL – BIG CROWD – BOATS PULLED UP – NICE VERSION – TINTED – 1920   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - kew beach - ground level - big crowd - boats pulled up - tinted - 1920

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – MARKHAM STREET VILLAGE – SHOPS AND PEOPLE EATING OUTSIDE IN FRONT OF RESTAURANTS – TOTEM POLE – LATE 1960s   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - markham street village - shops and people eating outside in front of restaurants -totem pole - late 1960s

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – NATHAN PHILLIPS SQUARE AND NEW CITY HALL – AERIAL FROM ACROSS QUEEN – FINNISH ARCHITECT VILJO REVELL WON AN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION – WHEN IT OPENED IN 1965 MORE THAN A FEW THOUGHT IT TOO MODERN FOR TORONTO – THE LAND IT STANDS ON WAS PART OF THE OLD CHINA TOWN – THIS IS TORONTO’S 4TH CITY HALL AND THREE OF THEM STILL STAND – MAYBE c1970   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - nathan phillips square and new city hall - aerial from across queen - maybe c1970

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – NORMAL SCHOOL (TEACHERS’ TRAINING FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES) – CHURCH AND GOULD – THREE-QUARTERS VIEW – NICE VERSION – TINTED – 1907   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - normal school - church and gould - three-quarters view - nice version - tinted - 1907

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – O’KEEFE CENTRE – FRONT STREET – AERIAL PANORAMA – EARLY 1960s   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - o'keefe centre - front street - aerial panorama - early 1960s

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – ONE OF THE EASTERN BEACHES – BIG CROWD – CALLED A HOT DAY ON THE BEACHES – 1920s   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - one of the eastern beaches - big crowd - called a hot day on the beaches - 1920s

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – OSGOODE HALL LAW COURTS – QUEEN AND UNIVERSITY- TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - osgoode hall lawcourts - queen and university- tinted - c1910

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – PANORAMIC AERIAL VIEW OF THE CITY – TINTED – 1907   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - panoramic aerial view of the city - tinted - 1907

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – RIVERDALE ZOO – BIG CROWD OF PEOPLE BY BEAR ENCLOSURES – SEPIA – c1910   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - riverdale zoo - big crowd of people by bear enclosures - sepia - c1910

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – RIVERDALE ZOO – GROUPS OF PEOPLE WALKING NEAR BEAR ENCLOSURES – 3 LITTLE GIRLS FEATURED – COUPLE WITH BABY CARRIAGE – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - riverdale zoo - groups of people walking near bear enclosures - 3 little girls featured - couple with baby carriage - tinted - c1910

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – SICK CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL – COLLEGE AND ELIZABETH – STREETCAR IN FRONT – TINTED – 1913   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - sick children's hospital - college and elizabeth - streetcar in front - tinted - 1913

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – ST ANDREW’S COLLEGE – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - st andrew's college - tinted - c1910

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – ST CLAIR AVE – STREETCAR TRACKS IN GRASSY PARKWAY – CARS – TRUCK – EXACT LOCATION UNKNOWN – TINTED – 1920s – SEE HELPFUL READER COMMENT   1 comment

xx postcard - toronto - st clair ave - streetcar tracks in grassy parkway - cars - truck - exact location unknown - tinted - 1920s

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – SUNNYSIDE BEACH – HEATED SWIMMING POOL – AERIAL PANORAMA – HUGE CROWD – NOTE BIG DIVING TOWER RIGHT REAR – TINTED -1920s   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - sunnyside beach - heated swimming pool - aerial panorama - huge crowd - tinted -1920s

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – TRAYMORE SAVARIN RESTAURANT – BAY AND ADELAIDE – SERVICE COUNTERS – ROWS OF SIT-DOWN COUNTER PLACES – TINTED   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - traymore savarin restaurant - bay and adelaide - service counters - rows of sit-down counter places - tinted

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – UNIVERSITY AVE FROM QUEEN’S PARK FLOWER BEDS – LOOKING S GROUND LEVEL – 1971   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - university ave from queen's park flower beds - looking s ground level - 1971

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – UNIVERSITY GATES – WOMAN WALKING – JUST W OF QUEEN’S PARK – UNIVERSITY COLLEGE IN BACKGROUND – 1911   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - university gates - woman walking - just w of queen's park - university college in background - 1911

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – WELCOME TO TORONTO – MAN AND WOMAN KISSING IN FRONT OF COUNTRYSIDE MURAL – TINTED – 1908   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - welcome to toronto - man and woman kissing in front of countryside mural - tinted - 1911

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – WILLIAMS’ CAFE – MAIN LUNCH ROOM (CALLED THAT) – YONGE AND QUEEN – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - williams' cafe - main lunch room (called that) - yonge and queen - tinted - c1910

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – WOODBINE RACE TRACK – CALLED THE WOODBINE – HUGE CROWD ON GROUND AROUND SMALL STAND – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - woodbine race track - called the woodbine - huge crowd on ground around small stand - tinted - c1910

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YACHTING ON TORONTO BAY – TINTED – 1912   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - yachting on toronto bay - tinted - 1912

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET DOCKS – ARRIVAL OF NIAGARA BOAT – BIG CROWD – TINTED – 1911   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - yonge street docks - arrival of niagara boat - big crowd - tinted - 1911

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YORK AND KING – GROUND LEVEL VIEW – ROSSIN HOUSE – WAGONS – STREETCARS – CAR – PEDESTRIANS – NICE VERSION – TINTED – 1908   Leave a comment

xx postcard - toronto - york and king - ground level view - rossin house - wagons - streetcars - car - pedestrians - nice version - tinted - 1908

Posted January 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – BEDFORD ROAD AND DAVENPORT – TTC TROLLEY BUS TURNING CORNER – 1983 – REMINDS ME OF MY EARLY DAYS IN TORONTO BECAUSE THE IMMIGRATION OFFICE WAS LOCATED ON BEDFORD ROAD IN 1965 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   1 comment

aa photo - toronto - bedford road and davenport - ttc trolley bus turning corner - 1983

Posted January 13, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – KING JUST W OF UNIVERSITY LOOKING E GROUND LEVEL – PCC STREETCAR AND AIRLINE BUS – LORD SIMCOE HOTEL – YOU CAN SEE A BIT OF OLD GLOBE AND MAIL BUILDING (ART DECO ON LEFT SIDE OF KING) AT 140 KING W AND TORONTO STAR BUILDING (SECOND TALLEST) AT 80 KING W – CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE (TALLEST) ON RIGHT (SOUTH) SIDE OF KING – 1971 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

a photo - toronto - king just w of university looking e ground level - pcc streetcar and airline bus - lord simcoe hotel - you can see a bit of old globe and mail building at 140 king w

Posted January 6, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PLAYBILL – TORONTO – ROYAL ALEXANDRA THEATRE – COVER – A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE – JANUARY 23 1950   Leave a comment

a playbill - toronto - royal alexandra theatre - cover - a streetcar named desire - january 23 1950

Posted January 4, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PLAYBILL – TORONTO – ROYAL ALEXANDRA THEATRE – A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE – ANTHONY QUINN UTA HAGEN – NOTE LADIES REQUIRED TO REMOVE THEIR HATS – JANUARY 23 1950   Leave a comment

a playbill - toronto - royal alexandra theatre - a streetcar named desire - anthony quinn uta hagen - note ladies required to remove their hats - january 23 1950

Posted January 4, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – BLOOR JUST W OF BATHURST LOOKING S W – NIGHT – TTC PCC STREETCAR STOPPED – HONEST ED’S BEFORE HAVING A VERY BIG SIGN – PETER’S LUNCH – CAR STOPPED – NOTE CHRISTMAS DECORATION ATOP COMMERCIAL APARTMENT BUILDING IN FOREGROUND – AN IMAGE WHICH REALLY CAPTURES A SENSE OF TORONTO AT THE TIME – 1960s – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER – SEE READER COMMENT   1 comment

AA PHOTO - TORONTO - BLOOR JUST W OF BATHURST LOOKING S W - NIGHT - PCC STREETCAR STOPPED - HONEST ED'S BEFORE HAVING A VERY BIG SIGN - PETER'S LUNCH - EDSEL STOPPED - MID-1960s

Posted December 13, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – NIGHT – GROUND LEVEL NEAR DUNDAS – SUBSTANTIAL TRAFFIC – BILTMORE THEATER – TOPS RESTAURANT – UNITED DE FOREST DRY CLEANING – CONTINENTAL CLOTHING – COLES – 1960s – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

AA PHOTO - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - NIGHT - GROUND LEVEL NEAR DUNDAS - SUBSTANTIAL TRAFFIC - BILTMORE THEATER - TOPS RESTAURANT - UNITED DE FOREST - CONTINENTAL CLOTHING - COLES - MID -1

Posted December 13, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – YONGE AND BLOOR – NEWSSTAND WITH TELEGRAM AND BOY OPERATOR – TTC PCC STREETCAR LOADING – WOOLWORTH STORE BACKGROUND – GLOBE BOX – AGAIN AN IMAGE WHICH VIVIDLY CAPTURES A SENSE OF THE CITY AT THE TIME – 1964 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

AA PHOTO - TORONTO - YONGE AND BLOOR - NEWSTAND WITH TELEGRAM AND BOY OPERATOR - PCC STREETCAR LOADING - WOOLWORTH STORE - GLOBE BOX - 1964

Posted December 13, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – BLOOR – JUST W OF AVENUE ROAD – OPPOSITE ROM – MURRAY’S RESTAURANT IN PARK PLAZA HOTEL – CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER AHEAD AT AVENUE ROAD ON LEFT – GROUND LEVEL LOOKING N E – I REMEMBER THIS SO VIVIDLY FROM MY EARLY DAYS IN THE CITY – 1960s   Leave a comment

AA PHOTO - TORONTO - BLOOR - JUST W OF AVENUE ROAD - OPPOSITE ROM - MURRAY'S RESTAURANT IN PARK PLAZA HOTEL - GROUND LEVEL LOOKING N E - EARLY-1960s

Posted December 13, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – MUIR PARK HOTEL – 2900 YONGE – UPTOWN TORONTO INDIVIDUAL KITCHENS SWIMMING POOL LICENSED DINING ROOM – SOMEWHAT STIFF ARCHITECTURAL IMAGE – MUIR PARK ITSELF WITH ITS PLANTED TERRACES IS JUST OUT OF THE FRAME IN THE FOREGROUND – A FAVORITE SPOT OF MY MOM AND WAYNE WHEN VISITING – RAZED 1982 – LATE 1960s   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - MUIR PARK HOTEL - 2900 YONGE - UPTOWN TORONTO INDIVIDUAL KITCHENS SWIMMING POOL LICENSED DINING ROOM - ARCHITECTURAL IMAGE - CITY PARK IS ON FOREGROUND SIDE OF IMAGE - RAZED

Posted December 12, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – TTC QUEENSWAY TURNAROUND – PCC STREETCAR FOR LONG BRANCH AT NIGHT – 1963 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - TORONTO - LONG BRANCH TURNAROUND - PCC STREETCAR AT NIGHT - 1963

Posted December 6, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – DAVISVILLE AND YONGE – DAVISVILLE SUBWAY YARD – NIGHT – ELEVATED – ATMOSPHERIC VIEW OF A NUMBER OF TRAINS – 1963 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

AAA PHOTO - TORONTO - DAVISVILLE AND YONGE - DAVISVILLE SUBWAY YARD - NIGHT - ELEVATED VIEW OFA NUMBER OF TRAINS - 1963

Posted November 27, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – GRENADIER POND HIGH PARK – LOOKING S E – COUPLE SITTING ON BENCH – GO COMMUTER TRAIN PASSING IN DISTANCE – 1969 – SNAPSHOT – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

AAA PHOTO - TORONTO - GRENADIER POND HIGH PARK - COUPLE SITTING ON BENCH - GO COMMUTER TRAIN PASSING IN DISTANCE - 1969

Posted November 27, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – SHERBOURNE STREET – TREE-LINED – HOMES – 3 BOYS WITH A BICYCLE (NOTE GIRLS’ STYLE ) – DELIVERY WAGON – STREETCAR – c1910   Leave a comment

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - SHERBOURNE STREET - TREE-LINED - HOMES - 3 BOYS WITH A BICYCLE (NOTE GIRLS' STYLE ) - DELIVERY WAGON - STREETCAR - c1910

Posted November 24, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – SKIING IN HIGH PARK – TINTED – 1901   Leave a comment

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - SKIING IN HIGH PARK - TINTED -1901

Posted November 24, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – ST CHARLES HOTEL – KING AND YONGE – FRENCH ROOM RESTAURANT INTERIOR – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - ST CHARLES HOTEL - KING AND YONGE - FRENCH ROOM RESTAURANT INTERIOR - TINTED - c1910

Posted November 24, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – QUEEN STREET PARKDALE – WAGONS – STREETCAR – NOTE BOOT SIGN SECOND FLOOR ABOVE WAGON – TINTED – 1907   Leave a comment

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - QUEEN STREET PARKDALE - WAGONS - STREETCAR - NOTE BOOT SIGN SECOND FLOOR ABOVE WAGON - TINTED - 1907

Posted November 24, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – KING STREET W FROM YONGE – ELEVATED – STREETCAR – CARS PEDESTRIANS – TINTED – NICE VERSION – c1910   Leave a comment

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - KING STREET W FROM YONGE - ELEVATED - STREETCAR - CARS PEDESTRIANS - TINTED - NICE VERSION - c1910

Posted November 24, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – KING STREET – LOOKING W GROUND LEVEL – CARS – STREETCAR BICYCLE – TINTED – 1935

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - KING STREET - LOOKING W GROUND LEVEL - CARS - STREETCAR BICYCLE - TINTED - 1935

Posted November 24, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – KING STREET – LOOKING E – WOMAN WAITING – WAGON – STREETCAR – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - KING STREET - LOOKING E - WOMAN WAITING - WAGON - STREETCAR - TINTED - c1910

Posted November 24, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – KING STREET – LOOKING E – AERIAL PANORAMA – CARS – STREETCARS – TINTED – 1920s   Leave a comment

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - KING STREET - LOOKING E - AERIAL PANORAMA - CARS - STREETCARS - TINTED - 1920s

Posted November 24, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – KING STREET – AERIAL LOOKING E FROM YORK – TORONTO STAR BUILDING – CARS – AWNINGS – TINTED – 1939   1 comment

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - KING STREET - AERIAL LOOKING E FROM YORK - TORONTO STAR BUILDING - CARS - AWNINGS - TINTED - 1939

Posted November 24, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – JARVIS STREET – TREE-LINED – A COUPLE OF RARE APARTMENT BUILDINGS – MAN BENT OVER GRASS MAYBE CARETAKER – TINTED – 1910s   Leave a comment

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - JARVIS STREET - TREE-LINED - A COUPLE OF RARE APARTMENT BUILDINGS - MAN BENT OVER GRASS MAYBE CARETAKER - TINTED - 1910s

Posted November 24, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – JARVIS STREET – FROM IMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH – GROUND LEVEL – WOMAN WALKING IN FRONT OF CHURCH – WAGON – TREE-LINED – NOTE LATER STREET-WIDENING DESTROYED THE ATMOSPHERE OF MANY TORONTO STREETS WHICH WERE NEVER AGAIN TO HAVE BOULEVARDS WITH TREES ON THE STREET SIDE OF THE SIDEWALK – NICE VERSION – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - JARVIS STREET - FROM IMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH - GROUND LEVEL - WOMAN WALKING IN FRONT OF CHURCH - WAGON - TREE-LINED - NICE VERSION - TINTED - c1910

Posted November 24, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – CARLTON STREET – LOOKING E – TREE-LINED – PEDESTRIANS – STREETCAR – WAGONS- TINTED – 1908   Leave a comment

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - CARLTON STREET - LOOKING E PEDESTRIANS - STREETCAR - WAGONS- TINTED - 1908

Posted November 24, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – TTC STREETCARS – YONGE STREET DOCKS – c1950s – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

AA PHOTO - TORONTO - TTC STREETCARS PETER WITT - YONGE STREET DOCKS - c1950s

Posted November 24, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – EXHIBITION – CNE COLISEUM BUILDING WITH GRAND OPERA SIGN – NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH GRAND OPERA BUILDING THAT WAS ON ADELAIDE JUST W OF YONGE – CROWDS – VIEWED FROM BEHIND PICKET FENCE – NOTE COLISEUM OPENED 1921   Leave a comment

AA PHOTO - TORONTO - EXHIBITION - CNE COLISEUM BUILDING WITH GRAND OPERA SIGN - CROWDS - VIEWED FROM BEHIND PICKET FENCE - NOTE COLISEUM OPENED 1921

Posted November 24, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – BLOOR AND UNIVERSITY AVE – LOOKING E AT GROUND LEVEL ON BLOOR – CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER ON LEFT – CARS IN TRAFFIC – 1961 – SNAPSHOT – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   1 comment

AA PHOTO - TORONTO - BLOOR AND UNIVERSITY AVE - LOOKING E AT GROUND LEVEL ON BLOOR - CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER ON LEFT - CARS IN TRAFFIC - 1961

Posted November 24, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – AVENUE ROAD AND BLOOR – THE SAME SPOT AS ABOVE SOME DECADES EARLIER ONLY LOOKING N INSTEAD OF E – LOOKING N GROUND LEVEL – CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER – WAGONS AT ALEXANDRA GATES OF QUEEN’S PARK – NOTE WHEN AVENUE ROAD AND UNIVERSITY AVE WIDENED LATER ALL SENSE OF WHAT QUEEN’S PARK WAS (A HINT AT THE GATE) PRETTY MUCH DISAPPEARED – SO ESPECIALLY UNIVERSITY AVE WHICH NEVER RECOVERED FROM THE NEW STERILITY – MARY PICKFORD WHO WAS BORN IN A HOUSE THERE DIDN’T LIKE IT AT ALL WHEN SHE VISITED – TINTED – 1912   Leave a comment

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - AVENUE ROAD AND BLOOR - LOOKING N GROUND LEVEL - CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER - WAGONS AT ALEXANDRA GATES OF QUEEN'S PARK - TINTED - 1912

Posted November 24, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – TORONTO – ZUM GASTHOF RESTAURANT – 403 RONCESVALLES   Leave a comment

AA MATCHBOOK - TORONTO - ZUM GASTHOF RESTAURANT - 403 RONCESVALLES

Posted November 24, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AND COLLEGE STREET – STREETCARS WAGON – NOTE IN TITLE THE WORD “SICK” HAS BEEN HATCHED OUT – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1910s   Leave a comment

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL AND COLLEGE STREET - STREETCARS WAGON - NOTE IN TITLE THE WORD SICK HAS BEEN HATCHED OUT - TINTED - NICE VERSION - 1910s

Posted November 20, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – BLOOR STREET – LOOKING W – BLOOR STREET UNITED CHURCH AT HURON – STREETCAR STOPPED BY CHURCH – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1913 – SEE VERY HELPFUL READER COMMENT GIVING LOCATION AND SOME HISTORY   2 comments

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - BLOOR STREET - LOOKING W - EXACT LOCATION UNKNOWN - CHURCH AND STREETCAR STOPPED - TINTED - NICE VERSION - 1913

Posted November 20, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – KINGSTON ROAD – STREETCAR ON SIDE – HOMES – LOOKS LIKE COUNTRY ROAD – TINTED – 1910s   Leave a comment

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - KINGSTONE ROAD - STREETCAR ON SIDE - HOMES - LOOKS LIKE COUNTRY ROAD - TINTED - 1910s

Posted November 20, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YORK AND KING – WAGONS – STREETCAR – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - YORK AND KING - WAGONS - STREETCAR - TINTED - c1910

Posted November 20, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – RONCESVALLES AND QUEEN – TTC PCC STREETCAR TURNING W – NOTE MISSING PIECE OF TRIM ABOVE WINDOWS NEAR FRONT OF CAR ROOF – 1966 – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - RONCESVALLES AND QUEEN - TTC PCC STREETCAR TURNING W - NOTE MISSING PIECE OF TRIM ABOVE WINDOWS NEAR FRONT OF CAR ROOF - 1966

Posted November 20, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – TORONTO – MY BELOVED RATHSKELLER RESTAURANT – AND THE SWISS BEAR IN THE SAME BUILDING, A PLACE I NEVER WENT – FRONT AND UNIVERSITY AVE SW CORNER – OLD WALKER HOUSE HOTEL BUILDING   Leave a comment

AA MATCHBOOK - TORONTO - RATHSKELLER RESTAURANT - SWISS BEAR

Posted November 14, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – OSSINGTON AVE NEAR OSSINGTON CRES – TROLLEY BUS PULLED OVER – TWO SCHOOL GIRLS WALKING WITH BOOKS – HOUSES – 1969 – ONE OF THOSE VERY-ESSENCE-OF-THE-CITY-AT-THE-TIME IMAGES – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - TORONTO - OSSINGTON AVE NEAR OSSINGTON CRES - TROLLEY BUS PULLED OVER - TWO SCHOOL GIRLS WALKING WITH BOOKS - HOUSESES - 1969

Posted November 10, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – COLLEGE STREET LOOKING W – NIGHT – PCC STREETCAR APPROACHING YONGE – EATONS ON LEFT – FRAN’S ON RIGHT – 1963 – A SIGHT I VERY MUCH RECALL – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - TORONTO - COLLEGE STREET LOOKING W - NIGHT - PCC STREETCAR APPROACHING YONGE - EATONS ON LEFT - FRAN'S ON RIGHT - 1963

Posted November 10, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – BATHURST STREET – OLD PETER WITT STREETCAR DONE-UP AS TOURIST ATTRACTION – MAN AND BOY WATCHING IN FRONT OF BARBER SHOP – 1973 – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - TORONTO - BATHURST STREET - OLD PETER WITT STREETCAR DONE-UP AS TOURIST ATTRACTION - MAN AND BOY WATCHING IN FRONT OF BARBER SHOP - 1973

Posted November 9, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – BAY STREET – LOOKING N FROM FRONT GROUND LEVEL – PEDESTRIANS – GREEN STREETCAR – TINTED – 1931   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - BAY STREET - LOOKING N FROM FRONT GROUND LEVEL - PEDESTRIANS - GREEN STREETCAR - TINTED - 1931

Posted November 9, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – CENTRAL POST OFFICE – ADELAIDE STREET – TINTED – c1890   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - CENTRAL POST OFFICE - ADELAIDE STREET - TINTED - c1890

Posted November 5, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – ALBERT WILLIAMS’ POPULAR RESTAURANT – INTERIOR OF DINING HALL (CALLED THAT) – KING AND YONGE – TINTED – NICE VERSION – c1910   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - ALBERT WILLIAMS' POPULAR RESTAURANT - INTERIOR OF DINING HALL - KING AND YONGE - TINTED - NICE VERSION - c1910

Posted November 5, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – DUTCH SISTERS INN – 227 LAKESHORE ROAD HUMBER BAY – 5 DINING ROOMS – c1960   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - DUTCH SISTERS INN - 227 LAKESHORE ROAD HUMBER BAY - 5 DINING ROOMS - c1960

Posted November 5, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – EXACT LOCATION UNKNOWN – STREETCARS – PEDESTRIANS – WAGONS – TINTED – 1912   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - EXACT LOCATION UNKNOWN - STREETCARS - PEDESTRIANS - WAGONS - TINTED - 1912

Posted November 5, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET DOCK AND SKYLINE – SEEN AT WATER LEVEL FROM A DISTANCE OUT ON LAKE – TINTED – 1910s   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET DOCK AND SKYLINE - SEEN AT WATER LEVEL FROM A DISTANCE OUT ON LAKE - TINTED - 1910s

Posted November 5, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MENU – TORONTO – EL MOCAMBO – 464 SPADINA AVE – COVER AND BACK – THEY SURE DIDN’T BECOME KNOWN FOR THEIR MENU – MAYBE 1980   2 comments

A MENU - TORONTO - EL MOCAMBO - 464 SPADINA AVE - COVER AND BACK - THEY SURE DIDN't BECOME KNOWN FOR THEIR MENU - MAYBE1980

Posted November 5, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MENU – TORONTO – EL MOCAMBO – 464 SPADINA AVE – INSIDE – DRINKS – THEY SURE DIDN’T BECOME KNOWN FOR THEIR MENU – MAYBE 1980   Leave a comment

A MENU - TORONTO - EL MOCAMBO - 464 SPADINA AVE - INSIDE - DRINKS - THEY SURE DIDN't BECOME KNOWN FOR THEIR MENU - MAYBE1980

Posted November 5, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MENU – TORONTO – CAPTAIN JOHN’S HABOUR BOAT RESTAURANT – QUEEN’S QUAY AT THE FOOT OF YONGE – COVER – c1980   1 comment

A MENU - TORONTO - CAPTAIN JOHN'S HABOUR BOAT RESTAURANT - QUEEN'S QUAY AT THE FOOT OF YONGE - COVER - c1980

Posted November 5, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK- TORONTO – FENTON’S RESTAURANT – 2 GLOUCESTER STREET – THE FRONT ROOM – THE GARDEN – THE RESTAURANT – IT WAS A RATHER FOO FOO PLACE BUT THE FOOD WAS GOOD   Leave a comment

A MATCHBOOK- TORONTO - FENTON'S RESTAURANT - 2 GLOUCESTER STREET - THE FRONT ROOM - THE GARDEN - THE RESTAURANT

Posted November 5, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – TORONTO – SWORD TAVERN AND RESTAURANT – 7 KING W – NEAR YONGE   Leave a comment

A MATCHBOOK - TORONTO - SWORD AVERN AND RESTAURANT - 7 KING W - NEAR YONGE

Posted November 5, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – TORONTO – SUPERIOR RESTAURANT – 253 YONGE – CANADA’S CENTENNIAL   Leave a comment

A MATCHBOOK - TORONTO - SUPERIOR RESTAURANT - 253 YONGE - CANADA'S CENTENNIAL

Posted November 5, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – TORONTO – SIR NICHOLAS RESTAURANT – 91 RONCESVALLES   Leave a comment

A MATCHBOOK - TORONTO - SIR NICHOLAS RESTAURANT - 91 RONCESVALLES

Posted November 5, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – TORONTO – LA BODEGA RESTAURANT – 30 BALDWIN STREET   Leave a comment

A MATCHBOOK - TORONTO - LA BODEGA RESTAURANT - 30 BALDWIN STREET

Posted November 5, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – TORONTO – FRAN’S THE FAMILY RESTAURANT – 21 ST CLAIR W 20 COLLEGE 2275 YONGE – CHRISTMAS SEASON   Leave a comment

A MATCHBOOK - TORONTO - FRAN'S THE FAMILY RESTAURANT - 21 ST CLAIR W 20 COLLEGE 2275 YONGE - CHRISTMAS SEASON

Posted November 5, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – TORONTO – DUTCH SISTERS INN – HOTEL RESTAURANT – 2161 LAKESHORE BLVD W   Leave a comment

A MATCHBOOK - TORONTO - DUTCH SISTERS INN - HOTEL RESTAURANT - 2161 LAKESHORE BLVD W

Posted November 5, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – TORONTO – COLONIAL TAVERN AND RESTAURANT – 201 YONGE – GREATEST NAMES IN JAZZ   Leave a comment

A MATCHBOOK - TORONTO - COLONIAL TAVERN AND RESTAURANT - 201 YONGE - GREATEST NAMES IN JAZZ

Posted November 5, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – TORONTO – CAPTAIN JOHN’S HABOUR BOAT RESTAURANT – FOOT OF YONGE STREET   Leave a comment

A MATCHBOOK - TORONTO - CAPTAIN JOHN'S HABOUR BOAT RESTAURANT - FOOT OF YONGE STREET

Posted November 5, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – BAY STREET WITH ATRIUM IN BACKGROUND – NOTE SIGN FOR LICHEE GARDEN RELOCATED FROM ELIZABETH STREET – TTC TROLLEY BUS WHICH COULD USE A WASH – 1988 – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - TORONTO - BAY STREET WITH ATRIUM IN BACKGROUND - NOTE SIGN FOR LICHEE GARDEN RELOCATED FROM ELIZABETH - TTC TROLLEY BUS WHICH COULD USE A WASH - 1988

Posted October 29, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – TRAIN – CN DIESEL ENGINE – AT SPADINA SHOPS – 1976 – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - TORONTO - TRAIN - CN DIESEL ENGINE - AT SPADINA SHOPS - 1976

Posted October 29, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – AERIAL PANORAMA FROM ABOVE UNIVERSITY LOOKING E – NOTE NEW CITY HALL AT LOWER LEFT IS IN EARLY STAGES OF CONSTRUCTION – EARLY-1960s   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - AERIAL PANORAMA FROM ABOVE UNIVERSITY LOOKING E - NOTE NEW CITY HALL IS IN EARLY CONSTRUCTION - EARLY-1960s

Posted October 21, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – KING EDWARD HOTEL – LOBBY ELEVATORS AND STAIRS – TINTED – NICE VERSION – c1920   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - KING EDWARD HOTEL - LOBBY ELEVATORS AND STAIRS - TINTED - NICE VERSION - c1920

Posted October 21, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – KING EDWARD HOTEL – EXCLUSIVE LADIES DEPARTMENT – 3 IMAGES OF SERVICES FOR WOMEN – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1910s   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - KING EDWARD HOTEL - EXCLUSIVE LADIES DEPARTMENT - 3 IMAGES OF SERVICES FOR WOMEN - TINTED - NICE VERSION - 1910s

Posted October 21, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized