Historic photos from around Church-Wellesley Village, Toronto

There are a wonderful set of Toronto historic photos available online, here are all the photos that I could find from around the Church-Wellesley Village area in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

List of all areas in Toronto or take a look at the historic photos by date. A subset of the photos have also been arranged by subject.

 
 

1874 Historic photo from 1874 - Colourized photo of firefighters, Boustead steam fire engine at Fire Hall No 3. (became St. Charles Tavern in 1950)  in Church-Wellesley VillageColourized photo of firefighters, Boustead steam fire engine at Fire Hall No 3. (became St. Charles Tavern in 1950)
143 years ago - 1874 - Church-Wellesley Village at 484 Yonge Street south of Grosvenor Street
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1890 Historic photo from 1890 - Gardeners Arms Inn east side of Yonge St. with wooden sidewalk out front - torn down in 1924 in Church-Wellesley VillageGardeners Arms Inn east side of Yonge St. with wooden sidewalk out front - torn down in 1924
(Categorized under: Hotels )
127 years ago - 1890 - Church-Wellesley Village at 667 Yonge Street (approx) south of Charles Street
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1920 Historic photo from 1920 - Small shops at the south-west corner of Yonge and Wood streets, Toronto in Church-Wellesley VillageSmall shops at the south-west corner of Yonge and Wood streets, Toronto
97 years ago - 1920 - Church-Wellesley Village at 468 Yonge Street s.w. corner at Wood Street
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1932 Historic photo from 1932 - Interior of Maple Leaf Gardens on Carlton St - hockey players and band in Church-Wellesley VillageInterior of Maple Leaf Gardens on Carlton St - hockey players and band
85 years ago - 1932 - Church-Wellesley Village
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1936 Historic photo from Thursday, October 1, 1936 - Northwest corner of Jarvis and Carlton - Kelody Lunch Soda Fountain and La Salle Taxi in Church-Wellesley VillageNorthwest corner of Jarvis and Carlton - Kelody Lunch Soda Fountain and La Salle Taxi
81 years ago - Thursday, October 1, 1936 - Church-Wellesley Village
Max temp: 18.3°C - Min temp: 10.6°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1937 Historic photo from 1937 - Astor Theatre - now the Panasonic theatre - built 1935 also known as New Yorker and Showcase in Church-Wellesley VillageAstor Theatre - now the Panasonic theatre - built 1935 also known as New Yorker and Showcase
(Categorized under: Downtown theatres )
80 years ago - 1937 - Church-Wellesley Village at 651 Yonge Street south of Charles Street
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1941 Historic photo from Tuesday, May 27, 1941 - Olympian athlete and actor Buster Crabbe poses with 2 women in the Water Follies, Maple Leaf Gardens in Church-Wellesley VillageOlympian athlete and actor Buster Crabbe poses with 2 women in the Water Follies, Maple Leaf Gardens
76 years ago - Tuesday, May 27, 1941 - Church-Wellesley Village
Max temp: 27.2°C - Min temp: 15.6°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1941 Historic photo from Tuesday, May 27, 1941 - By the pool - Olympian athlete and actor Buster Crabbe poses with 2 women in the Water Follies, Maple Leaf Gardens in Church-Wellesley VillageBy the pool - Olympian athlete and actor Buster Crabbe poses with 2 women in the Water Follies, Maple Leaf Gardens
76 years ago - Tuesday, May 27, 1941 - Church-Wellesley Village
Max temp: 27.2°C - Min temp: 15.6°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1941 Historic photo from Sunday, June 1, 1941 - Armed forces personnel demonstration at wartime rally, Maple Leaf Gardens in Church-Wellesley VillageArmed forces personnel demonstration at wartime rally, Maple Leaf Gardens
76 years ago - Sunday, June 1, 1941 - Church-Wellesley Village
Max temp: 18.9°C - Min temp: 11.7°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1941 Historic photo from Monday, November 17, 1941 - Lyons Furniture Store fire next to the old Fire Hall No. 3, later St. Charles Tavern in Church-Wellesley VillageLyons Furniture Store fire next to the old Fire Hall No. 3, later St. Charles Tavern
76 years ago - Monday, November 17, 1941 - Church-Wellesley Village at 480 Yonge Street south of Grosvenor Street
Max temp: 4.4°C - Min temp: -3.3°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1945 Historic photo from 1945 - Breadalbane Hotel - 2-8 Breadalbane St., on the north west corner at Yonge Street (Hotel Breadalbane) in Church-Wellesley VillageBreadalbane Hotel - 2-8 Breadalbane St., on the north west corner at Yonge Street (Hotel Breadalbane)
(Categorized under: Hotels )
72 years ago - 1945 - Church-Wellesley Village
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1946 Historic photo from Friday, November 1, 1946 - First NBA game - NY Knicks vs Toronto Huskies in Maple Leaf Gardens in Church-Wellesley VillageFirst NBA game - NY Knicks vs Toronto Huskies in Maple Leaf Gardens
71 years ago - Friday, November 1, 1946 - Church-Wellesley Village
Max temp: 12.2°C - Min temp: 6.7°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location
1948 Historic photo from 1948 - Odeon Carlton Theatre - auditorium and stage - Yonge and Carlton (?) in Church-Wellesley VillageOdeon Carlton Theatre - auditorium and stage - Yonge and Carlton (?)
(Categorized under: Downtown theatres )
69 years ago - 1948 - Church-Wellesley Village
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1953 Historic photo from Monday, March 9, 1953 - Grosvenor Hotel, Yonge St., s.e. corner Alexander St. (became Hotel Torontonian in 1953) in Church-Wellesley VillageGrosvenor Hotel, Yonge St., s.e. corner Alexander St. (became Hotel Torontonian in 1953)
(Categorized under: Hotels )
64 years ago - Monday, March 9, 1953 - Church-Wellesley Village at 475 Yonge Street s.e. corner at Alexander St.
Max temp: 0.0°C - Min temp: -5.0°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1955 Historic photo from Sunday, January 2, 1955 - Old Fire Hall No. 3  - then St. Charles Tavern in Church-Wellesley VillageOld Fire Hall No. 3 - then St. Charles Tavern
62 years ago - Sunday, January 2, 1955 - Church-Wellesley Village at 484 Yonge Street south of Grosvenor Street
Max temp: 6.1°C - Min temp: 0.0°C - 1.0cm of snow on the ground (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1955 Historic photo from Friday, May 6, 1955 - William Mcmaster house then Moulton College from 1888, Bloor St. E., n. side, w. of Park Road. : Toronto Public Library in Church-Wellesley VillageWilliam Mcmaster house then Moulton College from 1888, Bloor St. E., n. side, w. of Park Road. : Toronto Public Library
62 years ago - Friday, May 6, 1955 - Church-Wellesley Village
Max temp: 16.7°C - Min temp: 7.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1960 Historic photo from Sunday, May 1, 1960 - 3 women of the Georgian State Dance Company on stage, Maple Leaf Gardens in Church-Wellesley Village3 women of the Georgian State Dance Company on stage, Maple Leaf Gardens
57 years ago - Sunday, May 1, 1960 - Church-Wellesley Village
Max temp: 9.4°C - Min temp: 5.0°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1960 Historic photo from Sunday, May 1, 1960 - Dances with urns, Georgian State Dance Company, Maple Leaf Gardens in Church-Wellesley VillageDances with urns, Georgian State Dance Company, Maple Leaf Gardens
57 years ago - Sunday, May 1, 1960 - Church-Wellesley Village
Max temp: 9.4°C - Min temp: 5.0°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1960 Historic photo from Sunday, May 1, 1960 - Men with swords Georgian State Dance Company, Maple Leaf Gardens in Church-Wellesley VillageMen with swords Georgian State Dance Company, Maple Leaf Gardens
57 years ago - Sunday, May 1, 1960 - Church-Wellesley Village
Max temp: 9.4°C - Min temp: 5.0°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1972 Historic photo from 1972 - Odeon Carlton Theatre - 20 Carlton Street - 1948-1973 - one of the last in Toronto with an organ in Church-Wellesley VillageOdeon Carlton Theatre - 20 Carlton Street - 1948-1973 - one of the last in Toronto with an organ
(Categorized under: Downtown theatres )
45 years ago - 1972 - Church-Wellesley Village
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1974 Historic photo from Thursday, May 30, 1974 - Old Firestation Tower beside new building on Grosvenor Street in Church-Wellesley VillageOld Firestation Tower beside new building on Grosvenor Street
43 years ago - Thursday, May 30, 1974 - Church-Wellesley Village at 484 Yonge Street south of Grosvenor Street
Max temp: 20.0°C - Min temp: 11.7°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1975 Historic photo from Tuesday, April 22, 1975 - New York pizza, Bachelors II, joke shop, etc... on the west side of Yonge Street at Wellesley in Church-Wellesley VillageNew York pizza, Bachelors II, joke shop, etc... on the west side of Yonge Street at Wellesley
42 years ago - Tuesday, April 22, 1975 - Church-Wellesley Village at 570 Yonge Street n.w. corner at Wellesley
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1975 Historic photo from Tuesday, July 1, 1975 - Old Postal Station F building (built 1906) designed by Curry Samuel in Church-Wellesley VillageOld Postal Station F building (built 1906) designed by Curry Samuel
42 years ago - Tuesday, July 1, 1975 - Church-Wellesley Village at 675 Yonge Street n.w. corner at Charles Street East
Max temp: 28.9°C - Min temp: 18.9°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1975 Historic photo from Tuesday, July 1, 1975 - Yonge and Charles Street - Photomat booth and Cinecity (was Postal Station F) in Church-Wellesley VillageYonge and Charles Street - Photomat booth and Cinecity (was Postal Station F)
42 years ago - Tuesday, July 1, 1975 - Church-Wellesley Village at 675 Yonge Street n.w. corner at Charles Street East
Max temp: 28.9°C - Min temp: 18.9°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)