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

 

 

 

 

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Posted March 16, 2016 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