Saturday, June 4, 2011

The Bee

Roncesvalles and Howard Park/Then and Now

Looking south down Roncesvalles from south of Howard Park in 1919.

Yonge and Queen/Then and Now

A postcard from 1913 showing the N/E corner of Yonge and Queen.

Yonge and Shuter/Then and Now

Looking south on Yonge across Shuter in 1910.

Trinity and Mill Street/Then and Now

Looking south on Trinity at the Gooderham and Worts Distillery.

Yonge and Breadalbane/Then and Now

The N/W corner of Yonge and Breadalbane in 1937 when it was the Breadalbane Hotel. note the Men's entrance sign.
Now it's a Sobey's.

Queen and Roncesvalles/Then and Now

Looking north up Ronesvalles past the diner and the Edgewater hotel in the early 1940's.
The diner was a popular meeting place for kids on their way to Sunnyside Amusement Park or to High Park in the winter. This intersection was know as Five Corners.
A similar vantage point in 2010.
More photos can be found here.