Davids and Daniel – King St Druggists

Banner image is of E. E. Rutherford’s Cut Rate Drug Store at Spadina and Nassau, circa 1915. Courtesy of Toronto Public Library. If I had a time machine, there’d be many aspects of 19th century Toronto life which I’d love to travel back to and experience firsthand – but medical care would not be one […]

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Duane’s on Roncesvalles

Banner image is of a Toronto Hydro Electric storefront, with shoe display, taken on June 12, 1924. From the Toronto City Archives. For some years now I’ve been prowling the city, hunting and photographing the terrazzo entrances of bygone Toronto businesses.  Some of these inspired entries in my book, Toronto: City of Commerce 1800 – […]

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