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The recollection of a West Toronto hardware merchant | HARDWARE AND METAL April 29, 1922

“A Soft Answer Turneth Away Wrath” AT LEAST one of the many salesmen who entered his store last week to sell him various lines of hardware, stands out…

Only a LIVE hardware clerk will do for the Junction’s hardware king of the 1920’s

LIVE HARDWARE CLERK WANTED;  —  WE have an opening in our staff for a real, live, dependable retail hardware clerk. Apply giving all details to George May, President…

Flint Varnish & Color Company of Canada, Limited, Build at West Toronto

  New Varnish Paint Flint Varnish & Color Company of Canada, Limited, Build at West Toronto. A modern plant equipped with the latest machinery for the manufacture of…

Tommy Russell of CCM bikes and moter cars, a Junction starter.

From Wikipedia In 1895, H.A. Lozier & Co. opened a bicycle manufacturing plant on St. Clair Avenue in the Town of Toronto Junction (as the town was then…

Photo of St Lawrence Market North site devoid of history as new market building foundation is readied.

     

A period photo of Mr Campbell of the Campbell block fame a Keele St and Dundas St.

Full Aerial photo of the Junction 1970’s

Sawsea sewer pipe manufacturing.

35 High Park Ave And 111 Pacific Ave O B hearings set for Jan 2920 | new condo development in a High Park issues.

All text the group, GWL and Minto OMB Hearing Dates Confirmed The OMB has set January 27, 2020 as the start date for the hearing that pits the…

Aerial photo of High Park in 1965

Fall Fairs within two hours of the Junction. | September 2019 listing 1 Fergus Fall Fair

Fergus  Fall Fair, 1 h 30 min (106.9 km) via ON-401 W, Sept 13, 14 and 15 2019 https://www.fergusfallfair.ca/ Fergus Fall Fair, What once began as an event to…

SW corner Dundas St w and Dupont Ave July 2011

   

train rails bend easy,

U may not think train rails bend easy, this is a great video showing that on a articulated train.   https://youtu.be/O4kC262exiw

First Toronto park named for a child | 504 Dawes Road

  First Toronto park named for a child By Brian Laxson While a house guest of a friend it was my habit to take a daily walk. One…

Buying from a local business | buys local strength

 

30 Weston Rd. Stockyards Mall from 2009 | devloping firms designers statement

the hi from the GreenbergFarrow website With over 30 years of experience and eight offices nationwide, GreenbergFarrow is a fully integrated architecture, planning, engineering and development services firm offering…

Junction Summer Sidewalk Sale | Friday-Sunday, August 23-25

Junction Summer Sidewalk Sale | Friday-Sunday, August 23-25 enjoy our amazing selection of patios, services and artisanal goods. We are hosting an end-of-summer Sidewalk Sale to celebrate the…

Wonderfull windows in East York building | round bottom opening 1 meter

       

1993 St Lawrence Market opinion doc to city. | Hand-written St Lawrence Market association document

…while almost all submissions to the city concerning important changes to the way a city owned and managed building is renovated and run are typed in 93 the…

Sun, Aug 18 Thunderstorms day and evening

Sun, Aug 18 Thunderstorms 26°/21° 80% Humidity: 82% Wind: SE 14 km/h UV Index: 7 of 10 Sunrise: 06:24 Sunset: 20:16 Thunderstorms likely in the morning. Then the chance of scattered thunderstorms in…

30 Weston Rd. materials removal — from 2009 demo of animal oil plant for the stockyards mall.

Priestly Demolition continues to ren=move the external equipment from  the 30 Weston Rd.  Bunge plant. http://www.priestly.ca/demolition.aspx

Dominion corrugated block house view from underpass of the Old Weston Rd bridge.

Digital Image Number: I0021487.JPG  Link to source  Title: View from the Junction area of Toronto, with Junction railway station in background Date: November 1982 Place: TORONTO (ONT.) Creator: Robert Teteruck Format: Black and white print Reference Code: F 4445-3…

off high street retail Bloor West Village | 2011

ST Clair Ave Pork processing plant,after the fire | 2011

Kodac land after demo 2008 | Black Creek Drive at Eglinton Avenue .