Banner photo is of Perth Avenue Church, taken circa 1898. Courtesy of Toronto Public Library. When railroad fever really ramped up in the 1880s, and numerous lines began to cut west of the city, they brought first interest and then industry to the sparsely populated hinterlands. Much of this new activity was concentrated in the Dundas and Keele area where a young developer named […]Read more "Perth Avenue"
Banner photo is of 708 Queen W in 2010. Photo by K Taylor. In 1901, this was the home of the N.B. Lander Drugstore and a branch of the Canadian Pacific Railway Telegraph Company. Just as some drugstore chains today feature a post office, in 1901 you could pick up your camphor oil, buy a cigar and […]Read more "708 Queen St. W. at Manning Ave."