Historic photos from around Humber Bay, Toronto

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

1910 Historic photo from 1910 - Dock, tree, and boat at the mouth of the Humber River in Humber BayDock, tree, and boat at the mouth of the Humber River
114 years ago - 1910 - Humber Bay
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1920 Historic photo from Friday, November 26, 1920 - Palace Pier at the mouth of the Humber River in Humber BayPalace Pier at the mouth of the Humber River
104 years ago - Friday, November 26, 1920 - Humber Bay at 1 Palace Pier Ct just south of Lake Shore Blvd West
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library Still not back as of March 2024)
1931 Historic photo from Tuesday, August 4, 1931 - Palace Pier entrance with Dunlop Tire advertisements in Humber BayPalace Pier entrance with Dunlop Tire advertisements
93 years ago - Tuesday, August 4, 1931 - Humber Bay
Max temp: 31.1°C - Min temp: 14.4°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1940 Historic photo from 1940 - Rainbow Motel postcard - One mile west of Toronto on #2 Highway. 22 units of the finest tourist accommodations on the shores of Lake Ontario. in Humber BayRainbow Motel postcard - One mile west of Toronto on #2 Highway. 22 units of the finest tourist accommodations on the shores of Lake Ontario.
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
84 years ago - 1940 - Humber Bay at 2165 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Link to archive record - Map location
1953 Historic photo from 1953 - Almont Hotel (previously the John Sheene Hotel from 1890) also Chatters, the Phantom Lounge, now part of the Humber College Fashion Institute in Humber BayAlmont Hotel (previously the John Sheene Hotel from 1890) also Chatters, the Phantom Lounge, now part of the Humber College Fashion Institute
(Categorized under: Hotels )
71 years ago - 1953 - Humber Bay at 3166 Lakeshore Boulevard West n.w. corner at Kipling Ave
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library Still not back as of March 2024)
1961 Historic photo from 1961 - Lakeshore motel strip - Rainbow Motel and the Dutch Sisters Hotel and Restaurant in Humber BayLakeshore motel strip - Rainbow Motel and the Dutch Sisters Hotel and Restaurant
(Categorized under: Hotels --- Lakeshore Motel Strip )
63 years ago - 1961 - Humber Bay at 2165 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1963 Historic photo from Monday, January 7, 1963 - Palace Pier - a  smoking ruin after five-hour fire fought by more than 40 fire fighters in Humber BayPalace Pier - a smoking ruin after five-hour fire fought by more than 40 fire fighters
61 years ago - Monday, January 7, 1963 - Humber Bay at 1 Palace Pier Ct
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library Still not back as of March 2024)
1983 Historic photo from Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Palace Motel - now Waterford Towers - 2083 Lakeshore Blvd West along the Lakeshore Motel strip in Humber BayPalace Motel - now Waterford Towers - 2083 Lakeshore Blvd West along the Lakeshore Motel strip
(Categorized under: Hotels --- Lakeshore Motel Strip )
41 years ago - Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Humber Bay
Max temp: -4.3°C - Min temp: -11.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Collations Flickr stream)
1983 Historic photo from Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Hillcrest Motel - now Water's Edge Condos, 2143 Lakeshore Blvd W. along the old Lakeshore Motel strip in Humber BayHillcrest Motel - now Water's Edge Condos, 2143 Lakeshore Blvd W. along the old Lakeshore Motel strip
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
41 years ago - Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Humber Bay at 2143 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Max temp: -4.3°C - Min temp: -11.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Collations Flickr stream)
1983 Historic photo from Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Palace Motel with distinctive clock sign, Palace Pier (North Tower - built 1978 in the background) 2083 Lakeshore Blvd W. along the old Lakeshore Motel strip in Humber BayPalace Motel with distinctive clock sign, Palace Pier (North Tower - built 1978 in the background) 2083 Lakeshore Blvd W. along the old Lakeshore Motel strip
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
41 years ago - Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Humber Bay at 2083 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Max temp: -4.3°C - Min temp: -11.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Collations Flickr stream)
1983 Historic photo from Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Concler Motel (formerly Chancellor Motel), 2125 Lakeshore Blvd W. along the old Lakeshore Motel strip in Humber BayConcler Motel (formerly Chancellor Motel), 2125 Lakeshore Blvd W. along the old Lakeshore Motel strip
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
41 years ago - Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Humber Bay at 2125 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Max temp: -4.3°C - Min temp: -11.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Collations Flickr stream)
1983 Historic photo from Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Casa Loma Motel, 2161 Lakeshore Blvd W along the Lakeshore Motel strip in Humber BayCasa Loma Motel, 2161 Lakeshore Blvd W along the Lakeshore Motel strip
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
41 years ago - Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Humber Bay at 2161 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Max temp: -4.3°C - Min temp: -11.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Collations Flickr stream)
1983 Historic photo from Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Eagles Nest and Silver Moon motels, 2155 and 2157 Lakeshore Blvd W in Humber BayEagles Nest and Silver Moon motels, 2155 and 2157 Lakeshore Blvd W
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
41 years ago - Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Humber Bay at 2155 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Max temp: -4.3°C - Min temp: -11.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Collations Flickr stream)
1983 Historic photo from Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Rainbow Motel, 2165 Lakeshore Blvd W. - part of the old Lake Shore Motel strip in Humber BayRainbow Motel, 2165 Lakeshore Blvd W. - part of the old Lake Shore Motel strip
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
41 years ago - Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Humber Bay at 2165 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Max temp: -4.3°C - Min temp: -11.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Collations Flickr stream)
1983 Historic photo from Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Sunshine Motel, 2171 Lakeshore Blvd W. in Humber BaySunshine Motel, 2171 Lakeshore Blvd W.
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
41 years ago - Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Humber Bay at 2171 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Max temp: -4.3°C - Min temp: -11.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Collations Flickr stream)
1983 Historic photo from Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Shady Beach Motel - formerly Newport Beach park, now Jean Augustine Park - looking down to Lake Ontario, 2115 Lakeshore Blvd W. in Humber BayShady Beach Motel - formerly Newport Beach park, now Jean Augustine Park - looking down to Lake Ontario, 2115 Lakeshore Blvd W.
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
41 years ago - Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Humber Bay at 2115 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Max temp: -4.3°C - Min temp: -11.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Collations Flickr stream)
1983 Historic photo from Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Shady Beach Motel office, 2115 Lakeshore Blvd W. in Humber BayShady Beach Motel office, 2115 Lakeshore Blvd W.
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
41 years ago - Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Humber Bay at 2115 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Max temp: -4.3°C - Min temp: -11.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Collations Flickr stream)
1983 Historic photo from Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Cumberland Motel - appeared in Degrassi Junior High - Season 1 Episode 9 - 'What A Night', 2139 Lakeshore Blvd W. in Humber BayCumberland Motel - appeared in Degrassi Junior High - Season 1 Episode 9 - 'What A Night', 2139 Lakeshore Blvd W.
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
41 years ago - Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Humber Bay at 2139 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Max temp: -4.3°C - Min temp: -11.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Collations Flickr stream)
1983 Historic photo from Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Eagle's Nest Motel, 2155 Lakeshore Blvd W. in Humber BayEagle's Nest Motel, 2155 Lakeshore Blvd W.
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
41 years ago - Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Humber Bay at 2155 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Max temp: -4.3°C - Min temp: -11.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Collations Flickr stream)
1983 Historic photo from Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Sunshine Tourist Court, 2171 Lakeshore Blvd W. (next to the Rainbow Motel) in Humber BaySunshine Tourist Court, 2171 Lakeshore Blvd W. (next to the Rainbow Motel)
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
41 years ago - Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Humber Bay at 2171 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Max temp: -4.3°C - Min temp: -11.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Collations Flickr stream)
1983 Historic photo from Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Shore Breeze Motel - 1939 to 2009 - 2175 Lakeshore Blvd W. in Humber BayShore Breeze Motel - 1939 to 2009 - 2175 Lakeshore Blvd W.
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
41 years ago - Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Humber Bay at 2175 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Max temp: -4.3°C - Min temp: -11.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Collations Flickr stream)
1983 Historic photo from Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Westpoint Motor Hotel and Restaurant, Elliot's Nest (no cover) and Saber Room - 2285 Lakeshore Blvd W. in Humber BayWestpoint Motor Hotel and Restaurant, Elliot's Nest (no cover) and Saber Room - 2285 Lakeshore Blvd W.
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
41 years ago - Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Humber Bay at 2285 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Max temp: -4.3°C - Min temp: -11.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Collations Flickr stream)
1983 Historic photo from Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Universal Motor Hotel - two white horses - 2077 Lakeshore Blvd W. in Humber BayUniversal Motor Hotel - two white horses - 2077 Lakeshore Blvd W.
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
41 years ago - Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Humber Bay at 2077 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Max temp: -4.3°C - Min temp: -11.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Collations Flickr stream)
1983 Historic photo from Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Universal Motor Hotel - welcome made of shrubs - 2077 Lakeshore Blvd W. in Humber BayUniversal Motor Hotel - welcome made of shrubs - 2077 Lakeshore Blvd W.
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
41 years ago - Wednesday, January 26, 1983 - Humber Bay at 2077 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Max temp: -4.3°C - Min temp: -11.2°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Collations Flickr stream)
2003 Historic photo from 2003 - Cruise motel (Flickr photo by jack44) in Humber BayCruise motel (Flickr photo by jack44)
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
21 years ago - 2003 - Humber Bay at 2083 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Link to archive record - Map location
2005 Historic photo from Monday, August 8, 2005 - North American Motel at night - demolished 2008 (by Jann on Flickr) in Humber BayNorth American Motel at night - demolished 2008 (by Jann on Flickr)
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
19 years ago - Monday, August 8, 2005 - Humber Bay at 2147 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Link to archive record - Map location
2006 Historic photo from 2006 - Hillcrest Motel - night time shot - in room coffee - seniors discount (by Jann on Flickr) in Humber BayHillcrest Motel - night time shot - in room coffee - seniors discount (by Jann on Flickr)
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
18 years ago - 2006 - Humber Bay at 2143 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Link to archive record - Map location
2006 Historic photo from Thursday, April 13, 2006 - Cruise motel (was the Palace motel) (Flickr photo by highwaygirl67) in Humber BayCruise motel (was the Palace motel) (Flickr photo by highwaygirl67)
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
18 years ago - Thursday, April 13, 2006 - Humber Bay at 2083 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Link to archive record - Map location
2006 Historic photo from Thursday, April 13, 2006 - Cruise motel from across the street (Flickr photo by highwaygirl67) in Humber BayCruise motel from across the street (Flickr photo by highwaygirl67)
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
18 years ago - Thursday, April 13, 2006 - Humber Bay at 2083 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Link to archive record - Map location
2007 Historic photo from Saturday, May 26, 2007 - Cruise motel  - sun shines on the Cruise (Flickr photo by jack44) in Humber BayCruise motel - sun shines on the Cruise (Flickr photo by jack44)
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
17 years ago - Saturday, May 26, 2007 - Humber Bay at 2083 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Max temp: 0.0°C - Min temp: 0.0°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location
2008 Historic photo from Thursday, July 3, 2008 - Hillcrest motel - partial remains - during demolition in 2008 (Flickr photo by n+s) in Humber BayHillcrest motel - partial remains - during demolition in 2008 (Flickr photo by n+s)
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
16 years ago - Thursday, July 3, 2008 - Humber Bay at 2143 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Link to archive record - Map location
2011 Historic photo from Friday, October 21, 2011 - Beach motel - closed for business - 2183 Lakeshore Blvd W. in Humber BayBeach motel - closed for business - 2183 Lakeshore Blvd W.
(Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip )
13 years ago - Friday, October 21, 2011 - Humber Bay at 2183 Lakeshore Boulevard West
Max temp: 0.0°C - Min temp: 0.0°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From Collations Flickr stream)