Historic photos from around Downsview, Toronto

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

List of all areas in Toronto or take a look at the historic photos by date. New! You can now access the photos by street address A subset of the photos have also been arranged by subject.

 
 

1944 Historic photo from Friday, September 1, 1944 - Men and women working on a De Havilland Mosquito in Plant 1 De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited in DownsviewMen and women working on a De Havilland Mosquito in Plant 1 De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited
80 years ago - Friday, September 1, 1944 - Downsview at 75 Carl Hall Road
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Library and Archives Canada)
1954 Historic photo from 1954 - Downsview United Church (Keele St., at Wandle Ave.) formerly York Wesleyan Methodist Church in DownsviewDownsview United Church (Keele St., at Wandle Ave.) formerly York Wesleyan Methodist Church
70 years ago - 1954 - Downsview at 2822 Keele Street just north of Wilson Ave
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library Still not back as of March 2024)
1955 Historic photo from Saturday, May 14, 1955 - Dufferin St., looking north from the 401 in DownsviewDufferin St., looking north from the 401
69 years ago - Saturday, May 14, 1955 - Downsview at 3500 Dufferin Street
Max temp: 18.3°C - Min temp: 11.1°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library Still not back as of March 2024)
1956 Historic photo from Sunday, February 19, 1956 - Beth Am Synagogue, Keele St., w. side at Diana Drive in DownsviewBeth Am Synagogue, Keele St., w. side at Diana Drive
68 years ago - Sunday, February 19, 1956 - Downsview at 3232 Keele Street west side, at Dianna Drive
Max temp: 1.1°C - Min temp: -5.6°C - 4.0cm of snow on the ground (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library Still not back as of March 2024)
1959 Historic photo from Tuesday, November 17, 1959 - Twin Boys Open Kitchen and Imperial bank of Canada - Keele Street widening at Wilson in DownsviewTwin Boys Open Kitchen and Imperial bank of Canada - Keele Street widening at Wilson
65 years ago - Tuesday, November 17, 1959 - Downsview at 2738 Kelle Street
Max temp: -2.2°C - Min temp: -8.9°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1963 Historic photo from 1963 - Downsview Dells Park entrance at Jane and Sheppard (originally called Black Creek Park) in DownsviewDownsview Dells Park entrance at Jane and Sheppard (originally called Black Creek Park)
61 years ago - 1963 - Downsview at 2515 Jane Street
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1967 Historic photo from 1967 - Beverly Hills Seaway Motor Hotel (with The Hook and Ladder Club sign for Billy Daniels) in DownsviewBeverly Hills Seaway Motor Hotel (with The Hook and Ladder Club sign for Billy Daniels)
(Categorized under: Hotels )
57 years ago - 1967 - Downsview at 1677 Wilson Ave
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1968 Historic photo from 1968 - The Hook and Ladder Club - Billy Daniels performing at the Beverly Hills Seaway Motor Hotel in DownsviewThe Hook and Ladder Club - Billy Daniels performing at the Beverly Hills Seaway Motor Hotel
(Categorized under: Live music )
56 years ago - 1968 - Downsview at 1677 Wilson Ave
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1972 Historic photo from Friday, May 26, 1972 - Long view of Downsview airport in DownsviewLong view of Downsview airport
52 years ago - Friday, May 26, 1972 - Downsview at 65 Carl Hall Road
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1976 Historic photo from Tuesday, May 4, 1976 - The Hook and Ladder Club Toronto - Fats Domino performing live there in 1976 in DownsviewThe Hook and Ladder Club Toronto - Fats Domino performing live there in 1976
(Categorized under: Live music )
48 years ago - Tuesday, May 4, 1976 - Downsview at 1677 Wilson Avenue
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library Still not back as of March 2024)