Historic photos from around Queens Park, Toronto

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

 
 

1845 Historic photo from 1845 - Pencil sketch of Kings College by Catherine Beaven in Queens ParkPencil sketch of Kings College by Catherine Beaven
(Categorized under: Architectural drawings )
172 years ago - 1845 - Queens Park
Link to archive record - Map location (From the University of Toronto Archives)
1859 Historic photo from 1859 - Looking south-east from the new University tower across Queens Park and Kings College in Queens ParkLooking south-east from the new University tower across Queens Park and Kings College
158 years ago - 1859 - Queens Park
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1864 Historic photo from 1864 - George Templeman Kingston house and family - later occupied by Henry W. Mickle (present site of University of Toronto Medical Building) in Queens ParkGeorge Templeman Kingston house and family - later occupied by Henry W. Mickle (present site of University of Toronto Medical Building)
153 years ago - 1864 - Queens Park at 1 Kings College Circle (approx)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1886 Historic photo from 1886 - Demolition of Kings College (built 1845) in Queens ParkDemolition of Kings College (built 1845)
131 years ago - 1886 - Queens Park
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1890 Historic photo from Wednesday, July 7, 1890 - The Birches - just  west of the Parliament Buildings looking north - Chas. Carpmael of the Observatory sitting in Queens ParkThe Birches - just west of the Parliament Buildings looking north - Chas. Carpmael of the Observatory sitting
127 years ago - Wednesday, July 7, 1890 - Queens Park
Max temp: 28.3°C - Min temp: 15.6°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1891 Historic photo from 1891 - Construction of the Ontario Legislative Building, Queen's Park in Queens ParkConstruction of the Ontario Legislative Building, Queen's Park
126 years ago - 1891 - Queens Park
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1891 Historic photo from 1891 - South facade of the Ontario Legislative Building complete during construction in Queens ParkSouth facade of the Ontario Legislative Building complete during construction
126 years ago - 1891 - Queens Park
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1895 Historic photo from 1895 - Interior of Parliament Buildings, Queen's Park - showing a staircase in Queens ParkInterior of Parliament Buildings, Queen's Park - showing a staircase
122 years ago - 1895 - Queens Park
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1901 Historic photo from 1901 - Manufacturers Arch, Queens Park - Royal Visit in Queens ParkManufacturers Arch, Queens Park - Royal Visit
(Categorized under: Manufacturers Arch (1901) )
116 years ago - 1901 - Queens Park
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1901 Historic photo from 1901 - Close up of the 1901 Arch at Queens Park for George V, visit to Toronto in Queens ParkClose up of the 1901 Arch at Queens Park for George V, visit to Toronto
(Categorized under: Manufacturers Arch (1901) )
116 years ago - 1901 - Queens Park
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1901 Historic photo from 1901 - Building the frame of the Manufacturer's Arch in preparation for George V, visit to Toronto, 1901 in Queens ParkBuilding the frame of the Manufacturer's Arch in preparation for George V, visit to Toronto, 1901
(Categorized under: Manufacturers Arch (1901) )
116 years ago - 1901 - Queens Park
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1901 Historic photo from Wednesday, October 1, 1901 - Many trees south of Queens Park, looking through the Manufacturer's Arch in Queens ParkMany trees south of Queens Park, looking through the Manufacturer's Arch
(Categorized under: Manufacturers Arch (1901) )
116 years ago - Wednesday, October 1, 1901 - Queens Park
Max temp: 18.9°C - Min temp: 5.6°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1901 Historic photo from Wednesday, October 10, 1901 - Night time shot of an illuminated IOF Arch - Royal Visit in Queens ParkNight time shot of an illuminated IOF Arch - Royal Visit
(Categorized under: IOF Arch (1901) )
116 years ago - Wednesday, October 10, 1901 - Queens Park
Max temp: 16.7°C - Min temp: 13.3°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1901 Historic photo from Wednesday, October 10, 1901 - Manufacturer's Arch, University Avenue, looking north : erected for the visit of Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York in Queens ParkManufacturer's Arch, University Avenue, looking north : erected for the visit of Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York
(Categorized under: Manufacturers Arch (1901) )
116 years ago - Wednesday, October 10, 1901 - Queens Park
Max temp: 16.7°C - Min temp: 13.3°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1903 Historic photo from Wednesday, May 27, 1903 - Queen Victoria Monument shortly after it was unveiled on May 27th, 1903 in Queens ParkQueen Victoria Monument shortly after it was unveiled on May 27th, 1903
114 years ago - Wednesday, May 27, 1903 - Queens Park
Max temp: 24.4°C - Min temp: 13.9°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1909 Historic photo from 1909 - Drawing room of Sir Joseph Wesley Flavelle Holwood house - lots of paintings and chairs in Queens ParkDrawing room of Sir Joseph Wesley Flavelle Holwood house - lots of paintings and chairs
(Categorized under: Holwood )
108 years ago - 1909 - Queens Park
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1909 Historic photo from 1909 - Coffered ceiling and artwork in Sir Joseph W. Flavelle's residence - drawing room in Queens ParkCoffered ceiling and artwork in Sir Joseph W. Flavelle's residence - drawing room
(Categorized under: Holwood )
108 years ago - 1909 - Queens Park
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1910 Historic photo from 1910 - Organ in the music room of Sir Joseph Flavelle - Holwood in Queens ParkOrgan in the music room of Sir Joseph Flavelle - Holwood
(Categorized under: Holwood )
107 years ago - 1910 - Queens Park
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1910 Historic photo from 1910 - Front hall of the Flavelle residence with amazing woodwork, vaulted ceiling, and grandfather clock in Queens ParkFront hall of the Flavelle residence with amazing woodwork, vaulted ceiling, and grandfather clock
(Categorized under: Holwood )
107 years ago - 1910 - Queens Park
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1910 Historic photo from 1910 - Dining room, Joseph Flavelle's mansion Holwood in Queens ParkDining room, Joseph Flavelle's mansion Holwood
(Categorized under: Holwood )
107 years ago - 1910 - Queens Park
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1912 Historic photo from 1912 - Sir Joseph Flavelle's residence "Holwood" in the snow in Queens ParkSir Joseph Flavelle's residence "Holwood" in the snow
(Categorized under: Holwood )
105 years ago - 1912 - Queens Park
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1912 Historic photo from 1912 - Open car leaving Holwood - Sir Joseph Flavelle's house in Queens ParkOpen car leaving Holwood - Sir Joseph Flavelle's house
(Categorized under: Holwood )
105 years ago - 1912 - Queens Park
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1912 Historic photo from 1912 - Dining room at Holwood (Flavelle House), 78 Queens Park Crescent in Queens ParkDining room at Holwood (Flavelle House), 78 Queens Park Crescent
(Categorized under: Holwood )
105 years ago - 1912 - Queens Park
Link to archive record - Map location (From the University of Toronto Archives)
1912 Historic photo from 1912 - Two girls with bows in their hair enjoying the tulips at Queens Park in Queens ParkTwo girls with bows in their hair enjoying the tulips at Queens Park
105 years ago - 1912 - Queens Park
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1913 Historic photo from Saturday, May 24, 1913 - Queen Victoria statue decorated with flowers, east of entrance to Parliament Buildings, Queens Park. in Queens ParkQueen Victoria statue decorated with flowers, east of entrance to Parliament Buildings, Queens Park.
104 years ago - Saturday, May 24, 1913 - Queens Park
Max temp: 19.4°C - Min temp: 10.0°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1915 Historic photo from Saturday, May 8, 1915 - Tulip beds at Queens Park in Queens ParkTulip beds at Queens Park
102 years ago - Saturday, May 8, 1915 - Queens Park
Max temp: 20.0°C - Min temp: 6.7°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1915 Historic photo from Saturday, May 8, 1915 - Tulip beds at Queen's Park in Queens ParkTulip beds at Queen's Park
102 years ago - Saturday, May 8, 1915 - Queens Park
Max temp: 20.0°C - Min temp: 6.7°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1920 Historic photo from 1920 - South side of Holwood in the snow along Queen's Park in Queens ParkSouth side of Holwood in the snow along Queen's Park
(Categorized under: Holwood )
97 years ago - 1920 - Queens Park
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1920 Historic photo from Wednesday, December 8, 1920 - 59-61 Grenville Street - Terauley Street Extension in Queens Park59-61 Grenville Street - Terauley Street Extension
97 years ago - Wednesday, December 8, 1920 - Queens Park
Max temp: -1.1°C - Min temp: -6.7°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1921 Historic photo from Thursday, February 17, 1921 - Southwest corner Grosvenor and St. Vincent - Terauley Street Extension in Queens ParkSouthwest corner Grosvenor and St. Vincent - Terauley Street Extension
96 years ago - Thursday, February 17, 1921 - Queens Park
Max temp: 11.1°C - Min temp: -5.6°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1928 Historic photo from 1928 - Christmas Card with a photo of the gates of "Holwood" in Queens ParkChristmas Card with a photo of the gates of "Holwood"
(Categorized under: Holwood )
89 years ago - 1928 - Queens Park
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1928 Historic photo from Friday, September 7, 1928 - Imperial Premier gas station on the southeast corner Bay and Grenville - Bay Street Widening in Queens ParkImperial Premier gas station on the southeast corner Bay and Grenville - Bay Street Widening
89 years ago - Friday, September 7, 1928 - Queens Park
Max temp: 22.2°C - Min temp: 12.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1928 Historic photo from Friday, September 7, 1928 - Second Empire example at 49-51 Grenville Street  in Queens ParkSecond Empire example at 49-51 Grenville Street
89 years ago - Friday, September 7, 1928 - Queens Park
Max temp: 22.2°C - Min temp: 12.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1940 Historic photo from Thursday, May 16, 1940 - Flavelle House as it was being converted to the new Law School in Queens ParkFlavelle House as it was being converted to the new Law School
(Categorized under: Holwood )
77 years ago - Thursday, May 16, 1940 - Queens Park
Max temp: 11.1°C - Min temp: 7.8°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the University of Toronto Archives)
1949 Historic photo from 1949 - Aerial view of Queens Park, University and College in Queens ParkAerial view of Queens Park, University and College
68 years ago - 1949 - Queens Park
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)
1949 Historic photo from Tuesday, July 12, 1949 - Queens Park Crescent south from Hoskin Avenue in Queens ParkQueens Park Crescent south from Hoskin Avenue
68 years ago - Tuesday, July 12, 1949 - Queens Park
Max temp: 25.0°C - Min temp: 14.4°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1949 Historic photo from Tuesday, July 12, 1949 - Queens Park Crescent looking southwest from Avenue Road in Queens ParkQueens Park Crescent looking southwest from Avenue Road
68 years ago - Tuesday, July 12, 1949 - Queens Park
Max temp: 25.0°C - Min temp: 14.4°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)