Historic photos from around Willowdale, Toronto

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

 
 

1895 Historic photo from 1895 - Golden Lion Hotel, Yonge St., s.w. cor. Sheppard Ave. - Lansing in WillowdaleGolden Lion Hotel, Yonge St., s.w. cor. Sheppard Ave. - Lansing
(Categorized under: Hotels )
122 years ago - 1895 - Willowdale
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1895 Historic photo from 1895 - Golden Lion Hotel - men on the porch, Yonge and Sheppard -  Lansing in WillowdaleGolden Lion Hotel - men on the porch, Yonge and Sheppard - Lansing
(Categorized under: Hotels )
122 years ago - 1895 - Willowdale
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1955 Historic photo from Wednesday, April 13, 1955 - Brown Public School, later a Magistrate's Court (Willow Florist to the south - Daffs 69 cents) in WillowdaleBrown Public School, later a Magistrate's Court (Willow Florist to the south - Daffs 69 cents)
62 years ago - Wednesday, April 13, 1955 - Willowdale at 5290 Yonge Street (approx.) just north of Ellerslie Ave
Max temp: 15.6°C - Min temp: 4.4°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1956 Historic photo from Sunday, June 17, 1956 - Bailey bridge replacing bridge destroyed in Hurricane Hazel - Bathurst St., across West Don River in WillowdaleBailey bridge replacing bridge destroyed in Hurricane Hazel - Bathurst St., across West Don River
61 years ago - Sunday, June 17, 1956 - Willowdale
Max temp: 22.8°C - Min temp: 18.3°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1960 Historic photo from 1960 - 3 photos of the Robert Earl Bales residence (former Reeve of North York) in Willowdale3 photos of the Robert Earl Bales residence (former Reeve of North York)
57 years ago - 1960 - Willowdale
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1960 Historic photo from 1960 - Finch Avenue East at Bayview - looking east in WillowdaleFinch Avenue East at Bayview - looking east
57 years ago - 1960 - Willowdale
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1967 Historic photo from 1967 - Dempsey Brothers at the corner of Yonge and Sheppard in WillowdaleDempsey Brothers at the corner of Yonge and Sheppard
50 years ago - 1967 - Willowdale
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1972 Historic photo from 1972 - Yonge Finch Plaza, Wimpys Charcoal House, Yonge-Finch carwash in WillowdaleYonge Finch Plaza, Wimpys Charcoal House, Yonge-Finch carwash
45 years ago - 1972 - Willowdale
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1988 Historic photo from 1988 - North York Central Library Interior -  designed by Moriyama and Teshima Architects (1987) in WillowdaleNorth York Central Library Interior - designed by Moriyama and Teshima Architects (1987)
29 years ago - 1988 - Willowdale
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)