Friday, November 4, 2011

Symes Road Destructor/Then And Now

Built in 1933, the Symes Road Destructor was quite an elegant building with Art Deco influences.
The exhaust chimneys were built first.
An impressive structure for burning garbage.
The scale....
Now abandoned and vandalized...

Yonge and Richmond/Then and Now

The S/W corner of Yonge and Richmond, mid 1950's when Kresge's dominated the block
And sometime in between.
for more on Krege's click here.
Another version.

Yonge and Woodlawn/Then and Now

The N/E corner of Yonge and Woodlawn sometime in the mid 1950's.