POSTCARD – TORONTO – OLD DUTCH GRILL ROOM – ST CHARLES HOTEL – KING AND YONGE – c1910 – TINTED – FINE VERSION   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - OLD DUTCH GRILL ROOM - ST CHARLES HOTEL - KING AND YONGE - c1910 - TINTED - FINE VERSION

Posted October 21, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – ST CHARLES HOTEL – KING AND YONGE – OLD ENGLISH ROOM RESTAURANT – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1910s   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - ST CHARLES HOTEL - KING AND YONGE - OLD ENGLISH ROOM RESTAURANT - TINTED - NICE VERSION - 1910s

Posted October 21, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – SELBY PRIVATE HOTEL – DINING ROOM – SHERBOURNE AND SELBY STREET – ORIGINALLY THE HOME OF CHARLES GOODERHAM OF THE DISTILLERY FAMILY – 1910s   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - LELBY PRIVATE HOTEL - DINING ROOM - 1910s

Posted October 21, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – SELBY PRIVATE HOTEL – RECEPTION ROOM – SHERBOURNE AND SELBY STREET – ORIGINALLY THE HOME OF CHARLES GOODERHAM OF THE DISTILLERY FAMILY – NOTE THE SPITOON BY FIREPLACE – 1910s   1 comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - LELBY PRIVATE HOTEL - RECEPTION ROOM - 1910s

Posted October 21, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – TORONTO ISLAND LOOKING TOWARDS SKYLINE – FAMILY FEEDING CANADA GEESE – THIS KIND OF CORNY POSTCARD SEEMED FAIRLY COMMON FOR TORONTO THEN – COMMERCE COURT BUILDING FINISHED 1972   2 comments

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - TORONTO ISLAND LOOKING TOWARDS SKYLINE - FAMILY FEEDING CANADA GEESE - COMMERCE COURT BUILDING FINISHED 1972

Posted October 21, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE AND FRONT – LOOKING N ON YONGE GROUND LEVEL – STREETCAR – TINTED -c1910   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE AND FRONT - LOOKING N ON YONGE GROUND LEVEL - STREETCAR - TINTED -c1910

Posted October 21, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – ROYAL YORK IMPERIAL ROOM RESTAURANT – MUHAMMED ALI HAVING A MEAL AND JOKING – WAITER – 1966   1 comment

A PHOTO - TORONTO - ROYAL YORK IMPERIAL ROOM RESTAURANT - MUHAMMED ALI HAVING A MEAL AND JOKING - WAITER - 1966

Posted October 21, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MENU – TORONTO – COVER – OLD ENGLISH TAVERN – ROYAL YORK HOTEL – 1941   Leave a comment

A MENU - TORONTO - COVER - OLD ENGLISH TAVERN - ROYAL YORK HOTEL - 1941

Posted October 21, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MENU – TORONTO – ROYAL YORK HOTEL – OLD ENGLISH TAVERN – INSIDE – 1941   1 comment

A MENU - TORONTO - ROYAL YORK HOTEL - OLD ENGLISH TAVERN - INSIDE - 1941

Posted October 21, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MATCHBOOK – TORONTO – THE DELL TAVERN – 300 SIMCOE – I REMEMBER 159 ELM – APPARENTLY SIMCOE WAS THE SIDE ENTRANCE – THIS WAS A COZY PLEASANT PLACE TO EAT – A FAVORITE OF MY MOM AND WAYNE – NICE VERSION – LATE-1960s   Leave a comment

A MATCHBOOK - TORONTO - THE DELL TAVERN - 300 SIMCOE - I REMEMBER 159 ELM - APPARENTLY SIMCOE WAS THE SIDE ENTRANCE - LATE-1960s

Posted October 21, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – KING STREET – LOOKING E GROUND LEVEL – WAGONS STREETCARS AWNINGS – TINTED – FINE VERSION – c1910   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - KING STREET - LOOKING E GROUND LEVEL - WAGONS STREETCARS AWNINGS - TINTED - FINE VERSION - c1910

Posted October 12, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE AT COLLEGE AND CARLTON – WOMEN WALKING BY STORES – WET STREET – AWNINGS – WAGONS – c1910   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE AT COLLEGE AND CARLTON - WOMEN WALKING BY STORES - WET STREET - AWNINGS - WAGONS - c1910

Posted October 12, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – KING AND YONGE – LOOKING N AERIAL – CROWDS STREETCARS – TINTED – NICE VERSION – c1920   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - KING AND YONGE - LOOKING N AERIAL - CROWDS STREETCARS - TINTED - NICE VERSION - c1920

Posted October 12, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – QUEEN STREET – TOUR VEHICLE FULL OF PEOPLE – A MAN IN UNIFORM – 1910s   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - QUEEN STREET - TOUR VEHICLE FULL OF PEOPLE - A MAN IN UNIFORM - 1910s

Posted October 12, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – QUEEN’S PARK – GROUND LEVEL – LARGE CROWD SITTING ON GRASS FOR UNKNOWN OCCASION – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - QUEEN'S PARK - GROUND LEVEL - LARGE CROWD SITTING ON GRASS - TINTED - c1910

Posted October 12, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – LORD SIMCOE HOTEL – UNIVERSITY AVE AT KING – LOOKING N ON UNIVERSITY – SURPRISINGLY UNDEVELOPED – c1960   1 comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - LORD SIMCOE HOTEL - UNIVERSITY AVE AT KING - c1960

Posted October 12, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – BLOOR STREET – AERIAL LOOKING E FROM AVENUE ROAD – LOTS OF CARS – STREETCAR TRACKS – PARKING LOT – THE COLONNADE (LEFT END BUILDING AT CENTER) 131 BLOOR W OPENED 1963 – IN THOSE DAYS IT WAS REGARDED LOCALLY AS A VERY BIG DEAL – c1965   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - BLOOR STREET - AERIAL LOOKING E FROM AVENUE ROAD - LOTS OF CARS - STREETCAR TRACKS - PARKING LOT - THE COLONNADE 131 BLOOR W OPENED 1963 - IN THOSE DAYS IT WAS REG

Posted October 12, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

TRANSFER – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – 1936   Leave a comment

A TRANSFER - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - 1936

Posted October 12, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

STAMP – TORONTO – 20-CENT POSTAGE STAMP WITH A YOUNG QUEEN VICTORIA PORTRAYED – CANCELLED IN TORONTO – 1900   Leave a comment

A STAMP - TORONTO - 20-CENT POSTAGE STAMP WITH A YOUNG QUEEN VICTORIS PORTRAYED - CANCELLED IN TORONTO - 1900

Posted October 12, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PIN – TORONTO – METROPOLITAN TORONTO POLICE AUXILIARY – DATE UNKNOWN   Leave a comment

A PIN - TORONTO - METROPOLITAN TORONTO POLICE AUXILLARY - DATE UNKNOWN

Posted October 12, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – TTC SUBWAY – OPEN-CUT SECTION NORTH OF EGLINTON – TRAIN HEADED S – 1978 – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - TORONTO - TTC SUBWAY - OPEN-CUT SECTION NORTH OF EGLINTON - TRAIN HEADED S - 1978

Posted October 12, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

ILLUSTRATION – TORONTO – KING STREET – LOOKING N AERIAL – HORSE-DRAWN STREETCARS -1895   Leave a comment

A ILLUSTRATION - TORONTO - KING STREET - LOOKING W AERIAL - HORSE-DRAWN STREETCARS -1895

Posted October 12, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – UNKNOWN COMMERCIAL STREET – STORE NEWMAN’S FINE FOODS – TTC PCC STREETCAR – A VERY TYPICAL TORONTO SCENE OF THE TIME – 1965 – SEE READER COMMENT ABOUT LOCATION   2 comments

PHOTO - TORONTO - UNKNOWN COMMERCIAL STREET - STORE NEWMMAN'S FINE FOODS - TTC PCC STREETCAR - A VERY TYPICAL SCENE OF THE TIME - 1965

Posted October 7, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – RONCESVALLES NEAR GRENADIER – LRV STREETCAR HEADED S – GROUND LEVEL LOOKING N W – 1983   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - RONCESVALLES NEAR GRENADIER - LRV STREETCAR HEADED S - GROUND LEVEL LOOKING N W - 1983

Posted October 7, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – RONCESVALLES AND DUNDAS – LRV STREETCAR HEADED S – 1983   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - RONCESVALLES AND DUNDAS - LRV STREETCAR HEADED S - 1983

Posted October 7, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – COLLEGE STREET AT BATHURST – LRV STREETCAR AND CARS- GROUND LEVEL – 1983   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - COLLEGE STREET AT BATHURST - LRV STREETCAR AND CARS- GROUD LEVEL - 1983

Posted October 7, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – TRADERS BANK AND BLOOR STREET – STREETCAR – PEDESTRIANS – TINTED – NICE BUT A BIT OFF REGISTER – 1912   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - TRADERS BANK AND BLOOR STREET - STREETCAR - PEDESTRIANS - TINTED - NICE BUT A BIT OFF REGISTER - 1912

Posted October 1, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD -TORONTO – KING AND YONGE – MANY DRESSED UP PEOPLE – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD -TORONTO - KING AND YONGE - MANY DRESSED UP PEOPLE - TINTED - c1910

Posted October 1, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – HANLAN’S (SPELLING) POINT – THE HURGLE GURGLE WATER SLIDE – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - HANLAN'S (SPELLING) POINT - THE HURGLE GURGLE WATER SLIDE - TINTED - c1910

Posted October 1, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – CN TOWER AND SURROUNDING BUILDINGS – AERIAL LOOKING N – YEAR COMPLETED 1976   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - CN TOWER AND SURROUNDING BUILDINGS - AERIAL LOOKING NE - YEAR COMPLETED 1976

Posted October 1, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – CITY HALL – AERIAL LOOKING N W – BAY STREET – TINTED – 1920s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - CITY HALL - AERIAL LOOKING N W - BAY STREET - TINTED - 1920s

Posted October 1, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MENU – TORONTO – WINSTON’S RESTAURANT – 104 ADELAIDE STREET W – LUNCH MENU – c1980   Leave a comment

MENU - TORONTO - WINSTON'S RESTAURANT - 104 ADELAIDE STREET W - LUNCH MENU - c1980

Posted October 1, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MENU – TORONTO – DICKENS ROOM IN THE PORTS OF CALL RESTAURANTS – 1145 YONGE – 1964   Leave a comment

MENU - TORONTO - DICKENS ROOM IN THE PORTS OF CALL RESTAURANTS - 1145 YONGE - 1964

Posted October 1, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – ORIOLE AVE CENTRE ISLAND – HOUSES AND FENCES – c1920   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - ORIOLE AVE CENTRE ISLAND - HOUSES AND FENCES - c1920

Posted October 1, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – THE SILVER RAIL RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE – YONGE AND SHUTER – 2 INTERIOR IMAGES – 1960s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - THE SILVER RAIL RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE - YONGE AND SHUTER - 2 INTERIOR IMAGES - 1960s

Posted October 1, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – CHURCH OF THE MESSIAH – 240 AVENUE RD AT DUPONT – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1910s   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - CHURCH OF THE MESSIAH - 240 AVENUE RD AT DUPONT - TINTED - NICE VERSION - 1910s

Posted September 26, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – TRAYMORE SAVARIN – BAY AT ADELAIDE – THE WINDSOR ROOM INTERIOR – TINTED   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - TRAYMORE SAVARIN - BAY AT ADELAIDE - THE WINSOR ROOM INTERIOR - TINTED

Posted September 23, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – SKYLINE PANORAMA FROM HARBOR – AERIAL – TORONTO-DOMINION CENTRE ORIGINAL TWO MIES VAN DER ROHE BUILDINGS COMPLETED IN 1969   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - SKYLINE FROM HARBOR - AERIAL - c1970

Posted September 16, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – NIKKO GARDEN RESTAURANT (LOCATION) – DUNDAS W NEAR HURON – ON THE SECOND FLOOR – THIS IS WHERE TORONTO’S JAPANESE POPULATION WENT AND WHERE I FIRST TASTED JAPANESE FOOD – I FELL IN LOVE WITH BEEF SUKIYAKI AND LATER LEARNED HOW TO MAKE IT WHICH I’VE DONE MANY TIMES – THE FOOD WAS SERVED BY WOMEN IN KIMONOS WHO COOKED THE INGREDIENTS IN A LARGE ELECTRIC SKILLET BY YOUR TABLE IN THE TRADITIONAL JAPANESE STYLE – DATE OF PHOTO UNKNOWN BUT I THINK IT IS LATER THAN WHEN I WENT TO THE RESTAURANT IN THE LATE 1960s   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - NIKKO GARDEN RESTAURANT - DUNDAS W NEAR HURON - ON THE SECOND FLOOR - AYTHENTC JAPANESE FOOD SERVED BY WOMEN IN KIMONOS COOKING THE INGREDIENTS IN AN ELECTRIC SKILLET

Posted September 16, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

MENU – TORONTO – RATHSKELLER RESTAURANT – 121 FRONT W – OLD WALKER HOUSE HOTEL – 1966 – WHAT A HAPPY DISCOVERY THIS IS – FROM THE DATE I MIGHT HAVE HELD THIS VERY COPY – I SIMPLY ADORED THE RATHSKELLER – THE SAUERBRATEN WAS UNBELIEVABLY GOOD – IT’S A DISH I’VE HAD IN SO MANY PLACES OVER THE YEARS AND NONE CAME CLOSE – THE ATMOSPHERE WAS EXTREMELY PLEASANT WITH A FRIENDLY HOST, A LIVE ZITHER PLAYER, WOOD PANELLING AND SUBDUED LIGHT – I AM A BIT SURPRISED BY SOME OF THE DISHES I SEE HERE BUT ALL I EVER ORDERED WAS SAUERBRATEN WITH DUMPLING AND RED CABBAGE FOLLOWED BY APPLE STRUDEL AND COFFEE – ALWAYS TOO THE VICHYSSOISE WHICH WAS TRULY WONDERFUL AND SERVED WITH CHOPPED CHIVES – A NICE RHINE WINE TOO OF COURSE – I USED TO HAVE AN AUTHENTIC RECIPE FOR SAUERBRATEN AND I DID MAKE IT ONCE FOR A CHRISTMAS DINNER BUT IT IS A FAIR AMOUNT OF TROUBLE WITH THE MEAT MARINATING FOR DAYS   Leave a comment

MENU - TORONTO - RATHSKELLER RESTAURANT - 121 FRONT W - OLD WALKER HOUSE HOTEL - 1966

Posted September 15, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – FRONT STREET W – LOOKING E GROUND LEVEL – RATHSKELLER RESTAURANT AND FRANZ JOSEPH RESTAURANT AT 121 FRONT W – CORNER OF UNIVERSITY – THE BUILDING WAS THE HISTORIC WALKER HOUSE HOTEL ABOUT WHICH YOU CAN FIND MANY ITEMS ON THE SITE – 1975 – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - FRONT STREET W - LOOKING E GROUND LEVEL - RATHSKELLER RESTAURANT AND FRANZ JOSEPH RESTAURANT - AT CORNER OF UNIVERSITY - 1975

Posted September 15, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – LAKESHORE ROAD – PORT CREDIT – THE DUTCH KITCHEN RESTAURANT – 1963 – IT WASN’T MUCH TO LOOK AT INSIDE OR OUTSIDE BUT IT WAS A COMFORTABLE PLACE RUN BY A DUTCH FAMILY WHO MADE AUTHENTIC INDONESIAN FOOD – IT WAS THE FIRST TIME I EVER TASTED SOME (LATE 1960s) AND I WAS CAPTIVATED BY IT IMMEDIATELY – THEIR “COMPLETE INDONESIAN DINNER” WAS FABULOUS – LATER LIVING IN A DIFFERENT PLACE I LEARNED TO MAKE THE SAME ITEMS AND HAD THEM AT HOME   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - LAKESHORE - PORT CREDIT - THE DUTCH KITCHEN RESTAURANT - INDONESIAN FOOD - 1970s

Posted September 15, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – DUTCH KITCHEN TAVERN – 71 LAKESHORE RD E – PORT CREDIT – LATER LOCATION FROM A RENOVATED OLD BUILDING MADE TO LOOK VERY DUTCH   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - DUTCH KITCHEN TAVERN - 71 LAKESHORE RD E - PORT CREDIT - A LATER BUILDING FROM A RENOVATED OLD ONE

Posted September 15, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – UNDERGROUND RAILROAD RESTAURANT – 225 KING E – OWNER HOWARD MATTHEWS – 1978 – I NEVER SAW THIS LOCATION BUT THE FRONT APPEARS THE SAME AS THE EARLIER LOCATION ON BLOOR SOMEWHAT EAST OF YONGE – THE FOOD WAS DELICIOUS – I ALWAYS HAD RIBS WITH CANDIED YAMS AND BLACK-EYED PEAS AND PLENTY OF CORNBREAD – AND OVER YEARS LATER I DEVELOPED OR DISCOVERED RECIPES FOR ALL THESE DISHES AND SERVED MY OWN SOUL FOOD DINNER MANY TIMES   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - UNDERGROUND RAILROAD RESTAURANT - 225 KING E - OWNER HOWARD MATTHEWS - 1978

Posted September 15, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

AD – TORONTO – UNDERGROUND RAILROAD RESTAURANT – 9 CHURCH STREET – NEW YEAR GALA – 1989 – THIS WOULD HAVE BEEN ITS LAST YEAR – THE AD SUGGESTS SOMETHING A LITTLE DIFFERENT THAN THE BASIC PLACE I KNEW ON BLOOR IN THE LATE 1960s – I SEE IT IS HERE LOCATED ON CHURCH – IT STARTED ON BLOOR THEN WENT TO KING AND FINALLY CHURCH   Leave a comment

AD - TORONTO - UNDERGROUND RAILROAD - 9 CHURCH STREET - NEW YEAR GALA - 1989

Posted September 15, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – THE PORTS OF CALL RESTAURANTS – 1145 YONGE AT SHAFTSBURY AVE – IT INCLUDED SEVERAL RESTAURANTS AND BARS – THE BALI HAI ROOM WAS MY FAVORITE – ALTHOUGH KIND OF KITSCHY CORPORATE TIKI PLACE IT WAS FUN WITH DRINKS SERVED IN PINEAPPLES AND SUCH – AND IT HAD THAT WONDERFUL AMERICAN-CHINESE DISH I DISCOVERED IN CHICAGO THAT NO ONE ELSE IN TORONTO MADE, PRESSED DUCK – YEARS LATER I MADE IT FROM A RECIPE I DISCOVERED AND IT IS A LOT OF EFFORT BUT SIMPLY DELICIOUS – GRANDPA LIKED THE DICKENS ROOM AT THE PORTS AND I DID TOO – 1960s   1 comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - THE PORTS OF CALL RESTAURANTS - 1145 YONGE AT SHAFTSBURY AVE - 1960s

Posted September 15, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – CARLTON AND YONGE CORNER – LOOKING DOWN YONGE – PEDESTRIANS WAGONS AWNINGS – TINTED – ESPECIALLY NICE VERSION – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - CARLTON AND YONGE CORNER - LOOKING DOWN YONGE - PEDESTRIANS WAGONS AWNINGS - TINTED - ESPECIALLY NICE VERSION - c1910

Posted September 11, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – RONCESVALLES AND QUEEN – REMARKABLE IMAGE OF STREETCAR TRACK WORK – STREETCAR TURNING – 1923   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - RONCESVALLES AND QUEEN - STREETCAR TRACK WORK - STREETCAR TURNING - 1923

Posted September 11, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – BATHURST AND STEWART – RESTORED PETER WITT STREETCAR USED AS TOURIST RIDE – LOOKS LIKE IT JUST CAME FROM THE PAINT SHOP – PCC CAR BEHIND – 1980 – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   1 comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - BATHURST AND STEWART - RESTORED PETER WITT STREETCAR USED AS TOURIST RIDE - PCC CAR BEHIND - 1980 - EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER

Posted September 11, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – FROM ADELAIDE – GROUND LEVEL – CROWDS CARS ENSIGN FLAGS – TINTED – 1930   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - FROM ADELAIDE - GROUND LEVEL - CROWDS CARS ENSIGN FLAGS - TINTED - 1930

Posted September 11, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – DOWNTOWN BUSINESS SECTION – AERIAL – LOOKING N ON YONGE – c1940   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - DOWNTOWN BUSINESS SECTION - AERIAL - LOOKING N ON YONGE - c1940

Posted September 11, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – TRAYMORE SAVARIN RESTAURANT – 336 BAY AT ADELAIDE – CAPACITY 600 – TINTED   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - TRAYMORE SAVARIN RESTAURANT - 336 BAY AT ADELAIDE - CAPACITY 600 - TINTED

Posted August 23, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – UNIVERSITY AVE N OF QUEEN LOOKING S – 1972   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - UNIVERSITY AVE N OF QUEEN LOOKING S - 1972

Posted August 23, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – SPADINA AND GLENBAILLIE PL – CHINATOWN – SHOPPERS – PRODUCE – SIGNS – c 1970   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - SPADINA AND GLENBAILLIE PL - CHINATOWN - SHOPPERS - PRODUCE - SIGNS

Posted June 19, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – YONGE STREET AT ALBERT – ALBERT STREET WAS CUT OFF FROM YONGE WHEN EATON CENTRE BUILT – BUS – STORES AND SHOPPERS BACKGROUND – 1971 – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - YONGE STREET AND ALBERT - BUS - STORES AND SHOPPERS BACKGROUND - ALBERT STREET WAS CUT OFF FROM YONGE WHEN EATON CENTRE BUILT - 1971

Posted June 19, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – TTC STREETCAR PAINTED EARLIER-STYLE LOGO – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   1 comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - TTC STREETCAR PAINTED LOGO - 1970s

Posted June 12, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – JUST N OF ALBERT – LOOKING S W – EATONS ON LEFT – REITMAN’S – OTHER STORES – THIS KIND OF FAIRLY HANDSOME URBAN DEVELOPMENT DID NOT TYPIFY YONGE STREET – 1970s – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - JUST N OF ALBERT - LOOKING S W - EATONS ON LEFT - REITMAN'S - OTHER STORES - 1970s

Posted June 5, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – LOOKING N FROM GERRARD GROUND LEVEL – EATONS COLLEGE AND WESTBURY HOTEL IN BACKGROUND – MANY PEDESTRIANS – I’VE REFERRED TO THE FACT THAT I WAS NO FAN OF YONGE STREET WITH ITS NARROW HONKY-TONK FEEL IN MANY LOCATIONS – THIS PHOTO CAPTURES WHAT I MEANT – 1972 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - LOOKING N FROM GERRARD GROUND LEVEL - EATONS COLLEGE AND WESTBURY HOTEL IN BACKGROUND - MANY PDESTRIANS - 1972

Posted June 5, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – PEOPLE LEAVING CHURCH – NOTE THE HATS – UNKNOWN LOCATION – 1950s – EDITED FROM ABAKUS PLACE SITE   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - PEOPLE LEAVING CHURCH - NOTE THE HATS - UNKNOWN LOCATION - 1950s - EDITED FROM ABAKUS PLACE SITE

Posted May 31, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – UNKNOWN LOCATION – CROWD LEAVING CHURCH – NOTE ALL WITH HATS – NOTE SLOVAK MEAT MARKET AMONG STORES – SOME OF THE WOMEN’S SKIRTS LOOK EASTERN EUROPEAN – 1950s – EDITED FROM ABAKUS PLACE SITE – SEE READER COMMENT ON LOCATION   1 comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - UNKNOWN LOCATION - CROWD LEAVING CHURCH - NOT ALL WITH HATS - NOTE SLOVAK MEAT MARKET AMONG STORES - 1950s - EDITED FROM ABAKUS PLACE SITE

Posted May 31, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – YONGE AND RICHMOND – LOOKING N GROUND LEVEL – CROWDS FLAGS ON SIMPSONS – NOTE OLD MAIL VAN ON RIGHT – THIS IMAGE WAS USED FOR A POSTCARD – 1950s – EDITED FROM ABAKUS PLACE SITE   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - YONGE AND RICHMOND - LOOKING N GROUND LEVEL - CROWDS FLAGS ON SIMPSONS - NOTE OLD MAIL VAN ON RIGHT - THIS IMAGE WAS USED FOR A POSTCARD - 1950s - EDITED FROM ABAKUS PL

Posted May 31, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – EXHIBITION – AERIAL – PART OF MIDWAY AND HORSE SHOW – CROWDS – 1950s – EDITED FROM ABAKUS PLACE SITE   1 comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - EXHIBITION - AERIAL - PART OF MIDWAY AND HORSE SHOW - CROWDS - 1950s - EDITED FROM ABAKUS PLACE SITE

Posted May 31, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – QUEEN STREET – LOOKING E GROUND LEVEL – SIMPSON’S AND EATONS DEPARTMENT STORES – TWO TYPES OF STREETCARS – EARLY 1970s – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - QUEEN STREET - LOOKING E GROUND LEVEL - SIMPSON'S AND EATONS DEPARTMENT STORES - TWO TYPES OF STREETCARS - EARLY 1970s

Posted May 31, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – YONGE STREET AT RICHMOND – LOOKING N STREET LEVEL – CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS – SIMPSON’S DEPARTMENT STORE – TRAFFIC – 1960s – EDITED FROM CURBSIDE CLASSIC SITE   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - LOOKING N STREET LEVEL - CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS - SIMPSON'S DEPARTMENT STORE - TRAFFIC - 1960s - EDITED FROM CURBSIDE CASSIC SITE

Posted May 31, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – YONGE AND TERAULAY – LOOKING S GROUND LEVEL – IMPERIAL THEATRE – SHOPS – PEDESTRIANS – 1971 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - YONGE AND TERAULAY - LOOKING S GROUND LEVEL - IMPERIAL THEATRE - SHOPS - PEDESTRIANS - 1971 - EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER

Posted May 31, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – AERIAL PANORAMA OF DOWNTOWN – TORONTO-DOMINION CENTRE FIRST TOWER COMPLETE – TWO ORIGINAL BUILDINGS OF CENTRE COMPLETED 1969   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - AERIAL PANORAMA OF DOWNTOWN - TORONTO-DOMINION CENTRE FIRST TOWER COMPLETE - 1967

Posted May 31, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – YORKVILLE – BIG CROWD – 1968   1 comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - YORKVILLE - BIG CROWD - 1968

Posted May 31, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – DOWNTOWN AERIAL PANORAMA – LOOKING N – BANKS BEING BUILT – BANK OF MONTREAL AND ROYAL BANK UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN AN ALMOST ALL-BANK SKYLINE – 1976 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - DOWNTOWN AERIAL PANORAMA - BANKS BEING BUILT - BANK OF MONTREAL AND ROYAL BANK UNDER CONSTRUCTION - 1976

Posted May 28, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET AND GERRARD – LOOKING S – WET NIGHT – SAVOY THEATER – BASSEL’S RESTAURANT – CHRISTMAS LIGHT STRINGS ON STREET – NICE VERSION – c1960   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET AND GERRARD - LOOKING S - WET NIGHT - SAVOY THEATER - BASSEL'S RESTAURANT - CHRISTMAS LIGHT STRINGS ON STREET - c1960

Posted May 28, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – LOOKING S FROM COLLEGE-CARLTON STREET LEVEL – NIGHT – NICE VERSION – 1960s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - LOOKING S FROM COLLEGE-CARLTON STREET LEVEL - NIGHT - 1960s

Posted May 28, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE BUILDING – 25 KING W – TALLEST IN COMMONWEALTH FOR DECADES – TINTED – BLUE IS OFF-REGISTER – OPENED 1931   1 comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE BUILDING - 25 KING W - TALLEST IN COMMONWEALTH FOR DECADES - TINTED - OPENED 1931

Posted May 28, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – UNKNOWN STREET – ORANGE DAY PARADE – AERIAL PANORAMA – HUGE CROWD OF MEN IN HATS – AS AN IMMIGRANT I HAD NEVER HEARD OF ORANGE DAY – BUT FOR TORONTO THROUGH THE 1960s, IT WAS KING BILLY AND NO ST. PATRICK – c1910   1 comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - UNKNOWN STREET - ORANGE DAY PARADE - AERIAL PANORAMA - HUGE CROWD ONF MEN IN HATS - AS AN IMMIGRANT I HAD NEVER HEARD OF ORANGE DAY - c1910

Posted May 28, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – UNIVERSITY AVE – AERIAL LOOKING N FROM NEAR KING – LATE 1960s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - UNIVERSITY AVE - AERIAL LOOKING N FROM NEAR KING - LATE 1960s

Posted May 28, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – UNIVERSITY AVE – LOOKING S FROM QUEEN’S PARK AERIAL – VERY EVOCATIVE IMAGE – 1950s   1 comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - UNIVERSITY AVE - LOOKING S FROM QUEEN'S PARK AERIAL - VERY EVOCATIVE IMAGE - 1950s

Posted May 28, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – QUEEN STREET – STREET LEVEL LOOKING E FROM CITY HALL SQUARE – ADAMS STORE – STREETCAR – MANY PEDESTRIANS – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - QUEEN STREET - STREET LEVEL LOOKING E FROM CITY HALL SQUARE - ADAM STORE - STREETCAR - MANY PEDESTRIANS - TINTED - c1910

Posted May 28, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – NEW CITY HALL – QUEEN AT BAY – TWILIGHT – OPENED IN 1965   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - NEW CITY HALL - TWILIGHT - OPENED IN 1965

Posted May 28, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – LITTLE DENMARK RESTAURANT – 720 BAY STREET – FRONT OF RESTAURANT WHICH CLOSED IN 1967 AFTER 33 YEARS   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - LITTLE DENMARK RESTAURANT - 720 BAY STREET - FRONT OF RESTAURANT WHICH CLOSED IN 1967 AFTER 33 YEARS

Posted May 28, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – EXHIBITION – NEW PURE FOODS BUILDING – SOMETHING LESS THAN A THING OF BEAUTY – CROWDS – THE OLD BUILDING WAS DEMOLISHED IN 1953 – TINTED   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - EXHIBITION - NEW PURE FOODS BUILDING - CROWDS - THE OLD BUILDING WAS DEMOLISHED IN 1953 - TINTED

Posted May 28, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – EASTERN BEACHES – AERIAL PANORAMA – TINTED – 1930s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - EASTERN BEACHES - AERIAL PANORAMA - TINTED - 1930s

Posted May 28, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – CENTRAL LIBRARY – COLLEGE AND ST GEORGE – A CARNEGIE BUILDING – SERVED FROM 1909 TO 1977 – c1950   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - CENTRAL LIBRARY - COLLEGE AND ST GEORGE - A CARNEGIE BUILDING - SERVED FROM 1909 TO 1977 - c1950

Posted May 28, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – BLOOR STREET – AERIAL LOOKING E – STREETCARS – NOTE PARKING AND HOW LOW-RISE EVERYTHING IS – MID-1960s BEFORE SUBWAY OPENED   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - BLOOR STREET - AERIAL LOOKING E - STREETCARS - NOTE PARKING - MID-1960s BEFORE SUBWAY OPENED

Posted May 28, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – LOOKING S FROM GERRARD – EARLY EVENING – LOTS OF PEDESTRIANS AND TRAFFIC – DENSE STRIP OF COMMERCIAL LIGHTING – I WAS NEVER A FAN OF YONGE STREET – MUCH OF IT WAS TACKY BUT THIS VERY SPECIAL IMAGE CAPTURES A LIVELY SCENE AND I CAN ALMOST FEEL MYSELF THERE – 1960s – EDITED FROM AN IMAGE IN ORIENTALREVIEW.ORG – UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   1 comment

A PHOTO - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - LOOKING S FROM GERRARD - EARLY EVENING - LOTS OF PEDESTRIANS AND TRAFFIC - DENSE STRIP OF COMMERCIAL LIGHTING - 1960s - EDITED FROM AN IMAGE IN ORIENTA

Posted May 22, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – TTC SNOWSWEEPER – AT BROADVIEW AND DANFORTH – LOOKING N ON BROADVIEW – 1965 – EDITED FROM A ROBERT MCMANN IMAGE   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - TORONTO - TTC SNOWSWEEPER - AT BROADVIEW AND DANFORTH - LOOKING N ON BROADVIEW - 1965 - EDITED FROM A ROBERT MCMANN IMAGE

Posted May 16, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – TTC STREETCAR INTERIOR – PASSENGERS SEATED – SNAPSHOT – 1955   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - TORONTO - TTC STREETCAR INTERIOR - PASSENGERS SEATED - SNAPSHOT - 1955

Posted May 16, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – LOOKING N FROM KING ELEVATED – CROWDS STREETCARS – TINTED – NICE VERSION – c1910   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - LOOKING N FROM KING ELEVATED - CROWDS STREETCARS - TINTED - NICE VERSION - c1910

Posted May 16, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – FRONT STREET E LOOKING W – c 1953 – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - FRONT STREET E LOOKING W - c1953 - EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER

Posted May 4, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – TORONTO STAR BUILDING – 80 KING STREET W – DEMOLISHED 1970 – NOTE STOODLEIGH RESTAURANT – 1960s – EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - TORONTO STAR BUILDING - 80 KING STREET W - DEMOLISHED 1970 - NOTE STOODLEIGH RESTAURANT - 1960s - EDITED FROM UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER

Posted May 3, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – LOOKING N ON UNIVERSITY AVE BEFORE IT WAS WIDENED – AERIAL – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1937   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - LOOKING N ON UNIVERSITY AVE BEFORE IT WAS WIDENED - AERIAL - TINTED - NICE VERSION - 1937

Posted May 2, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PRINT – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – AERIAL LOOKING N – STREETCARS – 1925   Leave a comment

PRINT - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - AERIAL LOOKING N - STREETCARS - 1925

Posted May 2, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – EXHIBITION – GRAND STAND – BIG CROWD VIEWING SHOW – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1930s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - EXHIBITION - GRAND STAND - BIG CROWD VIEWING SHOW - TINTED - NICE VERSION - 1930s

Posted May 2, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – HANLANS POINT – FERRY BLUEBELL DISCHARGING PASSENGERS – ELEVATED VIEW – NICE VERSION – TINTED – 1907   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - HANLANS POINT - FERRY BLUEBELL DISCHARGING PASSENGERS - ELEVATED VIEW - NICE VERSION - TINTED - 1907

Posted May 2, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – BALMY BEACH – A FEW SWIMMERS – THIS BECAME PART OF LATER BEACHES – TINTED – NICE VERSION – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - BALMY BEACH - A FEW SWIMMERS - THIS BECAME PART OF LATER BEACHES - TINTED - NICE VERSION - c1910

Posted May 2, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – ELLIOT HOUSE AND SHUTER STREET – GROUND LEVEL – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - ELLIOT HOUSE AND SHUTER STREET - GROUND LEVEL - TINTED - c1910

Posted May 2, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – EXHIBITION – THE MIDWAY – AERIAL – HUGE CROWD – TINTED -1923   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - EXHIBITION - THE MIDWAY - AERIAL - HUGE CROWD - TINTED -1923

Posted May 2, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – GLIMPSE THROUGH ROSEDALE – ALMOST DOESN’T LOOK URBAN – TINTED – 1907   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - GLIMPSE THROUGH ROSEDALE - ALMOST DOESN'T LOOK URBAN - TINTED - 1907

Posted May 2, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – KING EDWARD HOTEL LOBBY – TINTED – 1928   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - KING EDWARD HOTEL LOBBY - TINTED - 1928

Posted May 2, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – ST PAUL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH – QUEEN STREET E – WAGONS IN STREET – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - ST PAUL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH - QUEEN STREET E - WAGONS IN STREET - TINTED - c1910

Posted May 2, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – WATERFRONT AND PANORAMA – AERIAL LOOKING N – NOTE NO GARDINER EXPRESSWAY – SURE LOOKED LIKE A SMALL PLACE – NICE VERSION – c1960   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - WATERFRONT AND PANORAMA - AERIAL LOOKING N - NOTE NO GARDINER EXPRESSWAY - NICE VERSION - c1960

Posted May 2, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – GROUND LEVEL LOOKING N FROM DUNDAS – 1980s – SEE READER COMMENT   2 comments

POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - GROUND LEVEL LOOKING N FROM DUNDAS - MAYBE 1970s

Posted May 2, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – RAINBOW MOTEL – HUMBER BAY – THE AREA ALONG LAKE SHORE WAS DOTTED WITH THIS KIND OF MOM-AND-POP MOTEL – TINTED – c1950   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - RAINBOW MOTEL - HUMBER BAY - THE AREA ALONG LAKE SHORE WAS DOTTED WITH THIS KIND OF MOM-AND-POP MOTEL - TINTED - c1950

Posted May 2, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – EXHIBITION – AERIAL LOOKING E – SKYRIDE – BIG CROWDS BELOW – NICE VERSION – 1973   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - EXHIBITION - AERIAL LOOKING E - SKYRIDE - BIG CROWDS BELOW - NICE VERSION - 1973

Posted April 20, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – KING STREET – AERIAL LOOKING E – TINTED – 1912   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - KING STREET - AERIAL LOOKING E - TINTED - 1912

Posted April 20, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – CHICAGO – JARVIS STREET – CARRIAGE AND BICYCLE IN DISTANCE – TINTED – 1907   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - JARVIS STREET - CARRIAGE AND BICYCLE IN DIDTANCE - TINTED - 1907

Posted April 20, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – FRONT STREET – LOOKING S E – UNION STATION – CARS AND STREETCAR ON FRONT – TINTED – c1940   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - FRONT STREET - LOOKING S E - UNION STATION - CARS AND STREETCAR ON FRONT - TINTED - c1940

Posted April 20, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE AND BLOOR – LOOKING N – CARS WAGONS PEDESTRIANS – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1910s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE AND BLOOR - LOOKING N - CARS WAGONS PEDESTRIANS - TINTED - LATE - NICE VERSION -1910s

Posted April 17, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO- YONGE STREET – LOOKING S FROM SHUTER (MISSPELLED SHUTTER) – CROWDS WAGON – 1909   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO- YONGE STREET - LOOKING S FROM SHUTER (MISSPELLED SHUTTER) - CROWDS WAGON - 1909

Posted April 17, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – NEW CITY HALL AND SURROUNDINGS – AERIAL LOOKING N FROM NEW T-D CENTRE – NOTE TOO ALL THE VERY LOW-RISE DEVELOPMENT AT THIS LATE DATE – NICE VERSION – LATE 1960s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - NEW CITY HALL AND SURROUNDINGS - AERIAL FROM NEW T-D CENTRE - NICE VERSION - LATE 1960s

Posted March 19, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET AT COLLEGE AND CARLTON – PEDESTRIANS STREETCARS – LOOKING N – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET AT COLLEGE AND CARLTON - PEDESTRIANS STREETCARS - LOOKING N - c1910

Posted March 10, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – AERIAL – LOOKING N FROM ABOUT KING – TINTED – EARLY 1950s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - AERIAL - LOOKING N FROM ABOUT KING - TINTED - EARLY 1950s

Posted February 18, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – AERIAL – LOOKING N FROM ABOUT KING – TINTED – 1920s   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - AERIAL - LOOKING N FROM ABOUT KING - TINTED - 1920s

Posted February 18, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – AERIAL VIEW – TINTED – c1920   Leave a comment

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - AERIAL VIEW - TINTED - c1920

Posted January 24, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – QUEEN AT YONGE – LOOKING W – CROWD WAITING FOR STREETCAR – WOMAN IN BIG HAT CROSSING QUEEN – NICE VERSION – c1910   Leave a comment

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - QUEEN AT YONGE - LOOKING W - CROWD WAITING FOR STREETCAR - c1910

Posted January 24, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – AERIAL DOWNTOWN – POPULATION OVER 850,000 – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1932   Leave a comment

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - AERIAL DOWNTOWN - POPULATION OVER 850,000 - TINTED - 1932

Posted January 18, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – AERIAL DOWNTOWN – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1952   Leave a comment

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - AERIAL DOWNTOWN - TINTED - 1952

Posted January 18, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE AT COLLEGE AND CARLTON – STREETCARS – BUGGY – WOMAN CROSSING STREET – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

AA POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE AT COLLEGE AND CARLTON - STREETCARS - BUGGY - WOMAN CROSSING STREET - TINTED - c1910

Posted January 18, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – BATHURST AND KING – PCC STREETCAR – GEORGE MCLEOD PUBLISHERS – 1971 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO – TORONTO – BATHURST AND KING – PCC STREETCAR – GEORGE MCLEOD PUBLISHERS – 1971 - EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTGRAPHER

Posted January 14, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – BIRKS-ELLIS-RYRIE JEWELERS – YONGE AND TEMPERANCE – INTERIOR WITH MAIN STAIRCASE – CONTINENTAL SHOP ON MEZZANINE – TINTED – NICE VERSION – c1920   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - BIRKS-ELLIS-RYRIE JEWELLERS - YONGE AND TEMPERANCE - INTERIOR WITH MAIN STAIRCASE - CONTINENTAL SHOP ON MEZZANINE - TINTED - NICE VERSION - c1920

Posted January 6, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET DOCK – FROM WATER – LOOKING RIGHT UP YONGE – c1910   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET DOCK - FROM WATER - LOOKING RIGHT UO YONGE - c1910

Posted January 6, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – CPR BUILDING – 69 YONGE – AT KING – COMPLETED 1913   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - CPR BUILDING - 69 YONGE - AT KING - COMPLETED 1913

Posted January 6, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – PCC STREETCAR – INTERIOR – THE WAY THEY LOOKED IN THE 1960s – THIS LOOKS LIKE A RENOVATED CAR – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - TORONTO - PCC STREETCAR - INTERIOR - THE WAY THEY LOOKED IN THE 1960s - THIS LOOKS LIKE A RENOVATED CAR - EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER

Posted January 1, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – QUEEN AND PARLIAMENT – PCC STREETCAR – AN IMAGE VERY EVOCATIVE OF THE TIME – 1965 – EDITED FROM A JOHN F BROMLEY IMAGE   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - TORONTO - QUEEN AND PARLIAMENT - PCC STREETCAR - 1965 - EDITED FROM A JOHN F BROMLEY IMAGE

Posted January 1, 2018 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET DOCK FROM WATER – LOTS OF SMOKESTACKS – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET DOCK FROM WATER - LOTS OF SMOKESTACKS - TINTED - c1910

Posted December 26, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – PANORAMA OF YONGE STREET DOCK AND SKYLINE – TINTED OFF-REGISTER – c1910   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - PANORAMA OF YONGE STREET DOCK AND SKYLINE - TINTED OFF-REGISTER - c1910

Posted December 26, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

A POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE AND QUEEN – LOOKING N W – NOTE KNOX STORE WHICH LATER BECAME WOOLWORTH’S – CAR STOP SIGN – STREETCARS – TINT OFF-REGISTER – c1910   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE AND QUEEN - LOOKING N W - NOTE KNOX STORE - CAR STOP SIGN - STREETCARS - c1910

Posted December 26, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – COLLEGE – LOOKING TOWARDS YONGE GROUND LEVEL – FORESTERS’ BUILDING – TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1919   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - COLLEGE - LOOKING TOWARDS YONGE GROUND LEVEL - FORESTERS' BUILDING - TINTED - 1919

Posted December 26, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – COLLEGE – JUST W OF YONGE LOOKING E – TTC FREIGHT TROLLEY FOR TRACK WORK – KRESGE’S – EATON’S – YMCA – 1974 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   2 comments

A PHOTO - TORONTO - COLLEGE - JUST W OF YONGE LOOKING E - TTC FREIGHT TROLLEY - KRESGE'S - EATON'S - YMCA - 1974

Posted December 26, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – GROUND LEVEL – LOOKING N – HUGE CROWD – WAGONS – BICYCLES – TINTED – NICE VERSION – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - GROUND LEVEL - LOOKING N - HUGE CROWD - WAGONS - BICYCLES - TINTED - c1910

Posted December 23, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – AERIAL – LOOKING N – TRAFFIC – FLAGS – SIGNS – NICE VERSION – 1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - AERIAL - LOOKING N - TRAFFIC - FLAGS - SIGNS - 1910

Posted December 23, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO- SPADINA AVE LOOKING N FROM QUEEN – STREETCAR – BICYCLE – AWNINGS – TINTED – NICE VERSION – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO- SPADINA AVE LOOKING N FROM QUEEN - STREETCAR - BICYCLE - AWNINGS - TINTED c1910

Posted December 23, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – AERIAL PANORAMA LOOKING E FROM ABOUT UNIVERSITY – RAIL LANDS – EXPRESSWAY NOT FINISHED – NICE VERSION – 1962   Leave a comment

A PHOTO - TORONTO - AERIAL PANORAMA LOOKING E FROM ABOUT UNIVERSITY - RAIL LANDS - EXPRESSWAY NOT FINISHED - 1962

Posted December 19, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – DOWNTOWN BUSINESS SECTION – AERIAL – HEAVILY TINTED – NICE VERSION – 1930s   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - DOWNTOWN BUSINESS SECTION - AERIAL - HEAVILY TINTED - NICE VERSION - 1930s

Posted December 19, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – ROYAL YORK HOTEL – FRONT STREET – EASTERN WING WAS ADDED 1956-7 – c 1960   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - ROYAL YORK HOTEL - FRONT STREET - EASTERN WING WAS ADDED 19556-7 - c1960

Posted December 19, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

STAMP – TORONTO – TORONTO COMMEMORATIVE POSTAGE STAMP ISSUED FOR CANADA’S CENTENNIAL – 1967   Leave a comment

A STAMP - TORONTO - TORONTO COMMERATIVE POSTAGE STAMP ISSUED FOR CANADA'S CENTENNIAL - 1967

Posted December 19, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET JUST S OF QUEEN – LOOKING N – CANADA DAY FLAGS – CROWDS – CARS – NICE VERSION – 1960s   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET JUST S OF QUEEN - LOOKING N - CANADA DAY FLAGS - CROWDS - CARS - 1960s

Posted December 7, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – QUEEN AT YONGE – LOOKING W – SIMPSON’S WOOLWORTH – CROWDS – TINTED – c1920   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - QUEEN AT YONGE - LOOKING W - SIMPSON'S WOOLWORTH - CROWDS - TINTED - c1920

Posted December 7, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – LOOKING N AERIAL – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - LOOKING N AERIAL - TINTED - c1910

Posted December 7, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – LOOKING N AERIAL – TRADERS BANK – TINTED – NICE VERSION – c1910   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - LOOKING N AERIAL - TRADERS BANK - c1910

Posted December 7, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – N OF BLOOR – YORKVILLE TOWN HALL – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - N OF BLOOR - YORKVILLE TOWN HALL - TINTED - c1910

Posted December 7, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – FAKE NIGHT – LOOKING S FROM NEAR ELM – TINTED – 1940s   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - NIGHT - LOOKING S FROM NEAR ELM - TINTED - 1940s

Posted December 7, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – TRADERS BANK – STREETCARS – BICYCLE – TINTED – 1910s   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - TRADERS BANK - STREETCARS - BICYCLE - TINTED - 1910s

Posted December 7, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – CROWDS – BICYCLES – c1905   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - YOUNGE STREET - CROWDS - BICYCLES - c1905

Posted December 7, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – YONGE STREET – LOOKING N FROM KING ELEVATED – NICE VERSION – TINTED – c1910   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - YONGE STREET - LOOKING N FROM KING ELEVATED - NICE VERSION - TINTED - c1910

Posted November 30, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – BLOOR STREET – LOOKING W – TROLLEY WAGONS – TINTED – 1913   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - TORONTO - BLOOR STREET - LOOKING W - TROLLEY WAGONS - TINTED - 1913

Posted November 24, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – LOOKING N ON YONGE AT WILTON – STREETCAR – WAGONS – CROWDS – SIGNS – TINTED – NICE VERSION OF A REAL EYECATCHER – 1911   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - LOOKING N ON YONGE AT WILTON - STREETCAR - WAGONS - CROWDS - SIGNS - TINTED - 1911

Posted November 14, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – BLOOR AND DOVERCOURT ROAD – STREETCAR – WOMAN CROSSING STREET – NICE VERSION – 1916   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - BLOOR AND DOVERCOURT ROAD - STREETCAR - WOMAN CROSSING STREET - 1916

Posted November 14, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – DAVENPORT AT ELMWOOD – SNOW – TTC PCC STREETCAR – TOASTMASTER BREAD TRUCK – 1965 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER – SEE READER COMMENT ON ADDRESS OF WHICH I AM NOT CERTAIN   2 comments

PHOTO - TORONTO - DAVENPORT AT ELMWOOD - SNOW - TTC PCC STREETCAR - TOASTMASTER BREAD TRUCK - 1965

Posted November 6, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – KING AND RONCESVALLES – PCC STREETCAR – NIGHT – 1964 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - KING AND RONCESVALLES - PCC STREETCAR - NIGHT - 1964

Posted November 3, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – QUEEN STREET – NEAR YONGE – PCC STREETCAR – NIGHT – 1964 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - QUEEN STREET - NEAR YONGE - PCC STREETCAR - NIGHT - 1964

Posted November 3, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

POSTCARD – TORONTO – KING STREET – LOOKING W FROM YONGE – STREETCAR – CROWDS – SIGNS – TINTED – NICE VERSION – c1910   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - TORONTO - KING STREET - LOOKING W FROM YONGE - STREETCAR - CROWDS - SIGNS - TINTED - c1910

Posted November 1, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

PHOTO – TORONTO – GLEN MANOR NEAR QUEEN – PCC STREETCAR BY PARK – 1966 – EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER   Leave a comment

PHOTO - TORONTO - GLEN MANOR NEAR QUEEN - PCC STREETCAR BY PARK - 1966 - EDITED FROM AN UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER

Posted November 1, 2017 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized