Historic Photos from North Toronto

A residential and commercial neighbourhood centered around Yonge and Eglinton, with a history going back as far as the 1837 Rebellion by William Lyon Mackenzie.

Cumming Bros. Auto Accessories shop at 2486 Yonge Street

Historic photo of Cumming Bros. Auto Accessories shop at 2486 Yonge Street from November 22nd, 1921

North Toronto - Toronto on November 22nd, 1921

Weather in Toronto on Tuesday, November 22nd, 1921: High of 6.1℃ and a low of -0.6℃.Link to original photo

Capitol Theatre - 2492 Yonge Street - showing movies from mid-1930s to 1998

Historic photo of Capitol Theatre - 2492 Yonge Street - showing movies from mid-1930s to 1998 from November 22nd, 1921

North Toronto - Toronto on November 22nd, 1921

Weather in Toronto on Tuesday, November 22nd, 1921: High of 6.1℃ and a low of -0.6℃.Link to original photo

Oulcotts Hotel converted to Postal Station K, No. 2388 Yonge Street, formerly

Historic photo of Oulcotts Hotel converted to Postal Station K, No. 2388 Yonge Street, formerly  from November 22nd, 1921

North Toronto - Toronto on November 22nd, 1921

Weather in Toronto on Tuesday, November 22nd, 1921: High of 6.1℃ and a low of -0.6℃.Link to original photo

Bank of Montreal building at 2444 Yonge Street, at Roselawn Avenue

Historic photo of Bank of Montreal building at 2444 Yonge Street, at Roselawn Avenue from November 22nd, 1921

North Toronto - Toronto on November 22nd, 1921

Weather in Toronto on Tuesday, November 22nd, 1921: High of 6.1℃ and a low of -0.6℃.Link to original photo

Drain Lot at northwest corner of Redpath and Erskine

Historic photo of Drain Lot at northwest corner of Redpath and Erskine from February 17th, 1922

North Toronto - Toronto on February 17th, 1922

Weather in Toronto on Friday, February 17th, 1922: High of -8.9℃ and a low of -21.7℃. Snowfall of 0.3 cm.Link to original photo

Duplex and Eglinton avenues, looking north

Historic photo of Duplex and Eglinton avenues, looking north from July 14th, 1922

North Toronto - Toronto on July 14th, 1922

Weather in Toronto on Friday, July 14th, 1922: High of 27.8℃ and a low of 15.6℃.Link to original photo

Yonge Street and Melrose Avenue gates

Historic photo of Yonge Street and Melrose Avenue gates from August 1st, 1922

North Toronto - Toronto on August 1st, 1922

Weather in Toronto on Tuesday, August 1st, 1922: High of 26.7℃ and a low of 16.7℃.Link to original photo

Eglinton Ave, west of Duplex Ave looking toward Yonge Street

Historic photo of Eglinton Ave, west of Duplex Ave looking toward Yonge Street from October 19th, 1922

North Toronto - Toronto on October 19th, 1922

Weather in Toronto on Thursday, October 19th, 1922: High of 12.2℃ and a low of -1.7℃.Link to original photo

Streetcar tracks on Yonge St, looking south from city limit

Historic photo of Streetcar tracks on Yonge St, looking south from city limit from October 19th, 1922

North Toronto - Toronto on October 19th, 1922

Weather in Toronto on Thursday, October 19th, 1922: High of 12.2℃ and a low of -1.7℃.Link to original photo

Eglinton Park (Roselawn Avenue) Shelter

Historic photo of Eglinton Park (Roselawn Avenue) Shelter from August 12th, 1930

North Toronto - Toronto on August 12th, 1930

Weather in Toronto on Tuesday, August 12th, 1930: High of 22.8℃ and a low of 7.8℃.Link to original photo

Tearing down the old Library, previously the Town Hall of old North Toronto

Historic photo of Tearing down the old Library, previously the Town Hall of old North Toronto from December 1st, 1931

North Toronto - Toronto on December 1st, 1931

Weather in Toronto on Tuesday, December 1st, 1931: High of 3.9℃ and a low of -0.6℃.Link to original photo

Removing bricks around the distinctive windows ofthe old Library, previously the Town Hall

Historic photo of Removing bricks around the distinctive windows ofthe old Library, previously the Town Hall from December 1st, 1931

North Toronto - Toronto on December 1st, 1931

Weather in Toronto on Tuesday, December 1st, 1931: High of 3.9℃ and a low of -0.6℃.Link to original photo

Montgomery Firehall under construction

Historic photo of Montgomery Firehall under construction from January 18th, 1932

North Toronto - Toronto on January 18th, 1932

Weather in Toronto on Monday, January 18th, 1932: High of 2.8℃ and a low of 0.0℃.Link to original photo

Montgomery Avenue Police Station under construction

Historic photo of Montgomery Avenue Police Station under construction from June 28th, 1932

North Toronto - Toronto on June 28th, 1932

Weather in Toronto on Tuesday, June 28th, 1932: High of 23.9℃ and a low of 15.0℃.Link to original photo

Montgomery firehall in North Toronto, just west of Yonge Street

Historic photo of Montgomery firehall in North Toronto, just west of Yonge Street from March 30th, 1933

North Toronto - Toronto on March 30th, 1933

Weather in Toronto on Thursday, March 30th, 1933: High of 6.7℃ and a low of -1.7℃.Link to original photo

Completed Montgomery Police Station No. 12 and Fire Hall, northwest corner of Yonge Street and Montgomery Avenue

Historic photo of Completed Montgomery Police Station No. 12 and Fire Hall, northwest corner of Yonge Street and Montgomery Avenue from March 30th, 1933

North Toronto - Toronto on March 30th, 1933

Weather in Toronto on Thursday, March 30th, 1933: High of 6.7℃ and a low of -1.7℃.Link to original photo

Montgomery Police Station, Yonge Street north of Eglinton

Historic photo of Montgomery Police Station, Yonge Street north of Eglinton from March 30th, 1933

North Toronto - Toronto on March 30th, 1933

Weather in Toronto on Thursday, March 30th, 1933: High of 6.7℃ and a low of -1.7℃.Link to original photo

Capitol Threatre building - now the Capitol Event Theatre at 2492 Yonge St

Historic photo of Capitol Threatre building - now the Capitol Event Theatre at 2492 Yonge St from November 29th, 1933

North Toronto - Toronto on November 29th, 1933

Weather in Toronto on Wednesday, November 29th, 1933: High of 11.1℃ and a low of 0.0℃.Link to original photo

Yonge St, north, from Eglinton, 9:45 a.m

Historic photo of Yonge St, north, from Eglinton, 9:45 a.m from June 28th, 1934

North Toronto - Toronto on June 28th, 1934

Weather in Toronto on Thursday, June 28th, 1934: High of 27.8℃ and a low of 14.4℃.Link to original photo

Mount Pleasant Road at Broadway Avenue

Historic photo of Mount Pleasant Road at Broadway Avenue from January 17th, 1938

North Toronto - Toronto on January 17th, 1938

Weather in Toronto on Monday, January 17th, 1938: High of -10.6℃ and a low of -12.8℃.Link to original photo

Eglington and Yonge Street widening looking north - Highland Dairy sign

Historic photo of Eglington and Yonge Street widening looking north - Highland Dairy sign from December 14th, 1945

North Toronto - Toronto on December 14th, 1945

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Zion Baptist Church on Castlefield Ave for sale - now Impact Church

Historic photo of Zion Baptist Church on Castlefield Ave for sale - now Impact Church from August 8th, 1955

North Toronto - Toronto on August 8th, 1955

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Orange Hall, Eglinton, south of St. Clements down laneway

Historic photo of Orange Hall, Eglinton, south of St. Clements down laneway from March 8th, 1958

North Toronto - Toronto on March 8th, 1958

Weather in Toronto on Saturday, March 8th, 1958: High of -1.1℃ and a low of -6.7℃.Link to original photo

Capitol Theatre and buildings to the north - 2498 Yonge St. - Penelope Hope, Soraya Sewing Supplies

Historic photo of Capitol Theatre and buildings to the north - 2498 Yonge St. - Penelope Hope, Soraya Sewing Supplies from September 3rd, 1983

North Toronto - Toronto on September 3rd, 1983

Weather in Toronto on Saturday, September 3rd, 1983: High of 27.8℃ and a low of 16.9℃.Link to original photo

Capitol Theatre - with sign for the movie The Draughtsmans Contract

Historic photo of Capitol Theatre - with sign for the movie The Draughtsmans Contract from September 3rd, 1983

North Toronto - Toronto on September 3rd, 1983

Weather in Toronto on Saturday, September 3rd, 1983: High of 27.8℃ and a low of 16.9℃.Link to original photo

Skylight in the Consumers Gas showroom on Yonge St in North Toronto :: seems Artless

Historic photo of Skylight in the Consumers Gas showroom on Yonge St in North Toronto :: seems Artless from March 23rd, 2014

North Toronto - Toronto on March 23rd, 2014

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