Banner photo is of 1826 Queen St E in 2015. Photo by K Taylor. Sometime between 1915 and 1918 the west side of 1826 Queen St. E. was dressed up with a large painted sign. It enjoyed only a brief career in advertising before being silenced by its newly built neighbour in 1919. The number 1 is all that […]Read more "Ghost Ad – 1826 Queen St. E."
Banner photo is of 1256 Dundas W, by K Taylor. If you can get past the tedious Point Zero billboard, you’ll notice a much older advertisement sunning itself on the brick. Dating from at least 1918, it advertises the Linington Connell Co. Ltd. They were a decorating firm.Read more "1256 Dundas St. W. – Linnington Connell Co. Ltd."
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 […]Read more "1090 College St."