The T. A. Lytle Story

Banner photo is of the T. A. Lytle factory on Sterling Road in 1912.  From the City of Toronto Archives. When I first began this page, a year and a half ago, I wasn’t quite sure where to start.  For several years previous I’d been taking photos of old buildings I loved and feared for […]

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Ghost ads – 439 Spadina Avenue

Banner image is from the 1902 Toronto City Directory. 439 Spadina Ave, East side. Several generations of ghost ads blanket the side of this lovely old Spadina Ave. building, built circa 1890 – so many it’s hard to believe there was a time the paint was so fresh that one ad silenced the others.  Most visible […]

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