Historic photos from around King Street West, Toronto

There are a wonderful set of Toronto historic photos available online, here are all the photos that I could find from around the King Street West 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.

1834 Historic photo from 1834 - Sketch of Government House (1815-1860), Simcoe St., s.w. cor. King St. W. in King Street WestSketch of Government House (1815-1860), Simcoe St., s.w. cor. King St. W.
(Categorized under: Government House (Elmsley House) )
183 years ago - 1834 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1865 Historic photo from 1865 - Children outside the Upper Canada College buildings on King Street West in King Street WestChildren outside the Upper Canada College buildings on King Street West
(Categorized under: Upper Canada College )
152 years ago - 1865 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1867 Historic photo from 1867 - Upper Canada College (UCC) buildings that stood on King St. West in King Street WestUpper Canada College (UCC) buildings that stood on King St. West
(Categorized under: Upper Canada College )
150 years ago - 1867 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1870 Historic photo from 1870 - Old Government House - History of Ontario Vice-Regal Residences in King Street WestOld Government House - History of Ontario Vice-Regal Residences
(Categorized under: Government House (King and Simcoe) )
147 years ago - 1870 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location
1871 Historic photo from 1871 - Additions to Upper Canada College on King Street West in King Street WestAdditions to Upper Canada College on King Street West
(Categorized under: Upper Canada College )
146 years ago - 1871 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1876 Historic photo from 1876 - Horse-drawn trolley in fromt of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, King St. W., s.e. corner Simcoe St. in King Street WestHorse-drawn trolley in fromt of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, King St. W., s.e. corner Simcoe St.
141 years ago - 1876 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1884 Historic photo from 1884 - General view of Upper Canada College (1831-1891) in King Street WestGeneral view of Upper Canada College (1831-1891)
(Categorized under: Upper Canada College )
133 years ago - 1884 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1890 Historic photo from 1890 - Ontario Lieutenant Governors Residence (Government House) in King Street WestOntario Lieutenant Governors Residence (Government House)
(Categorized under: Government House (King and Simcoe) )
127 years ago - 1890 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1890 Historic photo from 1890 - View of Government House from the south in King Street WestView of Government House from the south
(Categorized under: Government House (King and Simcoe) )
127 years ago - 1890 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1890 Historic photo from 1890 - Upper Canada College, King St. West - Russel Square in King Street WestUpper Canada College, King St. West - Russel Square
(Categorized under: Upper Canada College )
127 years ago - 1890 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1890 Historic photo from 1890 - Upper Canada College (1831-1891), view of quadrangle in King Street WestUpper Canada College (1831-1891), view of quadrangle
(Categorized under: Upper Canada College )
127 years ago - 1890 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1890 Historic photo from 1890 - Upper Canada College (1831-1891); interior, gymnasium in King Street WestUpper Canada College (1831-1891); interior, gymnasium
(Categorized under: Upper Canada College )
127 years ago - 1890 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1890 Historic photo from 1890 - Upper Canada College (1831-1891); interior, prayer room with wooden ceiling in King Street WestUpper Canada College (1831-1891); interior, prayer room with wooden ceiling
(Categorized under: Upper Canada College )
127 years ago - 1890 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1890 Historic photo from 1890 - Upper Canada College classroom Mr. Wedd in King Street WestUpper Canada College classroom Mr. Wedd
(Categorized under: Upper Canada College )
127 years ago - 1890 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1890 Historic photo from 1890 - Long study room in the south wing of the boarding house - Upper Canada College interior (1831-1891) in King Street WestLong study room in the south wing of the boarding house - Upper Canada College interior (1831-1891)
(Categorized under: Upper Canada College )
127 years ago - 1890 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1890 Historic photo from 1890 - Upper Canada College (1831-1891), boarding house, looking east from playground in King Street WestUpper Canada College (1831-1891), boarding house, looking east from playground
(Categorized under: Upper Canada College )
127 years ago - 1890 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1902 Historic photo from 1902 - Grounds of Government House (1868-1912), looking north-east to St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in King Street WestGrounds of Government House (1868-1912), looking north-east to St. Andrews Presbyterian Church
(Categorized under: Government House (King and Simcoe) )
115 years ago - 1902 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1903 Historic photo from Thursday, November 12, 1903 - Laying bricks by hand on King Street opposite Wilson Park Road in King Street WestLaying bricks by hand on King Street opposite Wilson Park Road
114 years ago - Thursday, November 12, 1903 - King Street West
Max temp: 11.1°C - Min temp: 2.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1903 Historic photo from Thursday, November 12, 1903 - Paving King Street west of Beaty in King Street WestPaving King Street west of Beaty
114 years ago - Thursday, November 12, 1903 - King Street West
Max temp: 11.1°C - Min temp: 2.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1909 Historic photo from 1909 - South view of Government House, King Street West at Simcoe in King Street WestSouth view of Government House, King Street West at Simcoe
(Categorized under: Government House (King and Simcoe) )
108 years ago - 1909 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1909 Historic photo from 1909 - Last garden party at Government House, King and Simcoe streets in King Street WestLast garden party at Government House, King and Simcoe streets
(Categorized under: Government House (King and Simcoe) )
108 years ago - 1909 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1910 Historic photo from 1910 - Postcard of Government House, Toronto, Canada in King Street WestPostcard of Government House, Toronto, Canada
(Categorized under: Government House (King and Simcoe) )
107 years ago - 1910 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1911 Historic photo from 1911 - Tabezzo Enamelling sign on archway at the back entrance to old Upper Canada College building - broken windows, garbage in King Street WestTabezzo Enamelling sign on archway at the back entrance to old Upper Canada College building - broken windows, garbage
(Categorized under: Upper Canada College )
106 years ago - 1911 - King Street West at 207 Adelaide Street West west of Simcoe Street
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1912 Historic photo from 1912 - Ad for Parisian Laundry Co of Toronto - Illustrated guide to Toronto by way of Niagara Falls in King Street WestAd for Parisian Laundry Co of Toronto - Illustrated guide to Toronto by way of Niagara Falls
105 years ago - 1912 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location
1912 Historic photo from 1912 - Third Government House at King and Simcoe , birds eye view of garden in King Street WestThird Government House at King and Simcoe , birds eye view of garden
(Categorized under: Government House (King and Simcoe) )
105 years ago - 1912 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1912 Historic photo from 1912 - Lieutenant-Governor John Gibson and family in King Street WestLieutenant-Governor John Gibson and family
(Categorized under: Government House (King and Simcoe) )
105 years ago - 1912 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1912 Historic photo from 1912 - Southwest view of the grounds from Wellington Street, Government House in King Street WestSouthwest view of the grounds from Wellington Street, Government House
(Categorized under: Government House (King and Simcoe) )
105 years ago - 1912 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1912 Historic photo from 1912 - Wallpaper and rugs in the entrance hall on the ground floor, Government House in King Street WestWallpaper and rugs in the entrance hall on the ground floor, Government House
(Categorized under: Government House (King and Simcoe) )
105 years ago - 1912 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1912 Historic photo from 1912 - Main staircase at the west end of the third Government House in King Street WestMain staircase at the west end of the third Government House
(Categorized under: Government House (King and Simcoe) )
105 years ago - 1912 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1912 Historic photo from 1912 - Main staircase, looking down hall to entrance, Government House in King Street WestMain staircase, looking down hall to entrance, Government House
(Categorized under: Government House (King and Simcoe) )
105 years ago - 1912 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1912 Historic photo from 1912 - Decorations in the bedroom of the Lieutenant-Governor, northeast corner of upper hall, Government House in King Street WestDecorations in the bedroom of the Lieutenant-Governor, northeast corner of upper hall, Government House
(Categorized under: Government House (King and Simcoe) )
105 years ago - 1912 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1912 Historic photo from 1912 - Drawing room on the left side of the entrance hall, Government House in King Street WestDrawing room on the left side of the entrance hall, Government House
(Categorized under: Government House (King and Simcoe) )
105 years ago - 1912 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1912 Historic photo from 1912 - Watercoloured Government House (1868-1912), looking north west in King Street WestWatercoloured Government House (1868-1912), looking north west
(Categorized under: Government House (King and Simcoe) )
105 years ago - 1912 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1912 Historic photo from 1912 - Empty ballroom in the Government House (1868-1912) before being torn down in King Street WestEmpty ballroom in the Government House (1868-1912) before being torn down
(Categorized under: Government House (King and Simcoe) )
105 years ago - 1912 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1912 Historic photo from 1912 - Green Bedroom in the Government House at King and Simcoe (1868-1912) in King Street WestGreen Bedroom in the Government House at King and Simcoe (1868-1912)
(Categorized under: Government House (King and Simcoe) )
105 years ago - 1912 - King Street West
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1912 Historic photo from Monday, April 29, 1912 - The last dance, Farewell to Government House at King and Simcoe in King Street WestThe last dance, Farewell to Government House at King and Simcoe
(Categorized under: Government House (King and Simcoe) )
105 years ago - Monday, April 29, 1912 - King Street West
Max temp: 6.1°C - Min temp: 2.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1922 Historic photo from 1922 - Aladdin Building - mail order pre-cut homes (former site of the British Saloon and Hotel) in King Street WestAladdin Building - mail order pre-cut homes (former site of the British Saloon and Hotel)
95 years ago - 1922 - King Street West at 210 King Street West at Simcoe Street
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1930 Historic photo from Monday, October 6, 1930 - Royal Alex - Soldiers outside theatre showing silent 1928 British war film Balaclava in King Street WestRoyal Alex - Soldiers outside theatre showing silent 1928 British war film Balaclava
(Categorized under: Downtown theatres )
87 years ago - Monday, October 6, 1930 - King Street West at 260 King Street West just west of Simcoe Street
Max temp: 17.8°C - Min temp: 4.4°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1935 Historic photo from Tuesday, April 16, 1935 - King Street West, looking west to Wilson Avenue in King Street WestKing Street West, looking west to Wilson Avenue
82 years ago - Tuesday, April 16, 1935 - King Street West
Max temp: 3.9°C - Min temp: -3.9°C - 0.5cm of snowfall (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1955 Historic photo from Tuesday, May 31, 1955 - Royal Alexandra Theatre, built 1907,  oldest continuously operating theatre in North America in King Street WestRoyal Alexandra Theatre, built 1907, oldest continuously operating theatre in North America
(Categorized under: Downtown theatres )
62 years ago - Tuesday, May 31, 1955 - King Street West at 260 King Street West just west of Simcoe Street
Max temp: 17.8°C - Min temp: 11.1°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1961 Historic photo from Thursday, January 26, 1961 - King Street West and John Street during snow storm. in King Street WestKing Street West and John Street during snow storm.
56 years ago - Thursday, January 26, 1961 - King Street West
Max temp: -10.0°C - Min temp: -11.7°C - 15.5cm of snowfall (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1973 Historic photo from Saturday, August 18, 1973 - The Royal Alex marquee - with ad for 1972 play That Championship Season in King Street WestThe Royal Alex marquee - with ad for 1972 play That Championship Season
44 years ago - Saturday, August 18, 1973 - King Street West at 260 King Street West just west of Simcoe Street
Max temp: 25.6°C - Min temp: 20.0°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1980 Historic photo from Saturday, April 5, 1980 - St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church with Roy Thompson Hall under construction  in King Street WestSt. Andrew's Presbyterian Church with Roy Thompson Hall under construction
37 years ago - Saturday, April 5, 1980 - King Street West at 73 Simcoe Street at King Street West
Max temp: 13.6°C - Min temp: 2.4°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)