Vintage Toronto: Historic Snapshots

Posted by Drake, May 30, 2012


We take a cruise down memory lane through the streets of Hogtown. These vintage photographs are from the city archives and are filled with charming glimpses into the Toronto that was. Plus, all that retro typography is easy on the eyes! Check out a few of our favourite shots.

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Scholes Hotel, 1945

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CN Telegraph office, 1941

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Fruit and vegetable store on Coxwell, 1940

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Northeast corner, Yonge and Shuter streets, 1912

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Bloor and Russett streets, 1915

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North side of college, near Bellevue in the 1950s

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Honest Ed's on Bloor

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First Loblaws, 511 Yonge, 1919

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Lux Burlesque, ca. early 1960s

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696-702 College Street, 1939

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"Sandwitches", 1910

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Sign at horse racetrack, 1930s

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William Davies shop, 1908

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Yonge Street, Imperial theatre 1972

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The Yonge Street strip, 1970s


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