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