Friday, April 8, 2011

College Street/Little Italy/Then

A few photos from the York University Archives depicting life on College Street in the 1950's.
A man selling newspapers and Italian magazines.
A shop keeper and saleswomen.
The Royal Theatre (called the Pylon back then)
Under the marquee.
The Studio Theatre at the S/W corner of College and Manning was later known as the Shock Theatre, a punk club.
Coming attractions.
A handbill from the late 70's courtesy of The Last Pogo.

College and Bathurst/Then and Now

Looking south on Bathurst across College in the mid 1950's.
Again in 2010.

Vintage Cigarette Ads.

A couple of hand painted ads from the 1950's.