Fair Days

Banner photo is of the Crystal Palace in 1905.  Courtesy of Toronto Public Library. One of the best parts of all my childhood summers was a trip or two to the Canadian National Exhibition.  Of course, no one ever called it that – it was always the C.N.E. or The Ex.   If you can imagine such a thing, […]

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Toronto Lithographing Company

Toronto Lithographing Company – 461 King St. W.  Photo by K Taylor. High up on my list of favourite Toronto buildings is 461 King St. W. which sits on the south side of the street, just west of Spadina.  It was built for the Toronto Lithographing Company in 1901 by architects Gouinlock and Baker. That an industrial […]

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