Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Queen and Lisgar/Then and Now

The N/W corner of Queen and Lisgar in 1919.

Demolished Queen Street West

As I mentioned in an earlier post, all of the south side of Queen between Bay and University was demolished after the construction of New City Hall in 1966. Here are some photos.
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South side of Queen looking east from York Street in 1926 or so.

Looking west towards University in 1953
The S/W corner of Queen and York in 1953The present site of the new Opera House.
Looking east from Bay with the old Lyric Theatre.
The Alexandra Hotel was located on the N/W corner of Queen and Elizabeth Street.
Demolished to make way for Toronto's new City Hall.