Britain Street

Banner photo is of the Knox Presbyterian Mission on Stonecutter’s Lane and Richmond, circa 1890s.  Courtesy of Toronto Public Library.   Nestled between Queen and Richmond is a short street with a big name: Britain St.  Running east from George to Sherbourne, it’s really just a block long but believe me, it’s no less interesting […]

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Banner photo is of Queen St E looking west, just east of Leslie, in 2015.  Photo by K Taylor. There are few intersections in the city today where you can still feel a neighbourhood’s past.  I don’t mean that in a communing-with-the-spirits sense – though by all means, please do so if you can.  No, rather […]

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