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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