Gifford Street

Banner image is of Toronto General Hospital on Gerrard St.  From A History of Toronto General Hospital, 1913. Tucked away between Sackville and Sumach, running north from Gerrard, is a short street with a rather unique history. If you were to look it up, you would find that Gifford St is most notable for its […]

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Haunting on Centre Street

Banner photo is Centre St, north from Christopher St, in 1907.  Courtesy of Toronto Public Library. In keeping with the Halloween spirit, I have a terrifying tale of old Toronto for you.  You may want to turn down the lights for this one.  But don’t worry, I’m right here if it gets too scary. On February […]

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