1090 College St.

Banner image is of 1090 College St circa 2010.  Photo by K Taylor. 1090 College St., built 1909. A sweet little building that still advertises for one of its earliest tenants. Wilfred Magee had his hardware store here until 1914, when Peter Snowball moved in to try his own hand at the business. Mr. Snowball […]

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Ghost Sign – Broadview and Queen E

Banner photo is of Broadview and Queen, looking north along Broadview, in 1918.  From the City of Toronto Archives. 698 – 700 Queen St. E., at Broadview – Built circa 1914 Next door to the recently departed Jilly’s and newly purchased Broadview Hotel, are two storefronts with a long history. They’re small beans compared to their handsome, […]

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