Banner photo is of Queen St. W., looking east, in 1897. From the City of Toronto Archives. I love this marker. I love that it is there to celebrate a subway of the kind you’d least expect – literally that they’d built a sub-way under the bridge – as in an underpass. And I especially love that […]Read more "Queen St. Subway Marker"
Banner photo is of 1370 Queen St. W. North side, in 2009. Photo by K Taylor. What is now the awkwardly named “4 Your Hair Extensions” was once G. J. Hooper’s Stoves, dating from 1899. Now look at what we find should we go peeping in doorways that don’t belong to us… The man, George […]Read more "G. J. Hooper Stoves – 1370 Queen St. W."
Banner photo is of Beverley St circa 1909. From the City of Toronto Archives. 147 Beverley Street, built 1878. A sunny view of the one time home of William Lyon Mackenzie King. Photo by K Taylor. The former Prime Minister lived here with his parents in the mid-1890s, when he was just a young fella […]Read more "147 Beverley Street – One time home of William Lyon Mackenzie King"