Historic photos from around Kensington Market, Toronto

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

 
 

1865 Historic photo from 1865 - St. Stephens-In-The-Fields Anglican Church after 1865 fire in Kensington MarketSt. Stephens-In-The-Fields Anglican Church after 1865 fire
159 years ago - 1865 - Kensington Market
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library Still not back as of March 2024)
1913 Historic photo from Tuesday, October 14, 1913 - Trees and a fountain in Bellevue Square in Kensington MarketTrees and a fountain in Bellevue Square
111 years ago - Tuesday, October 14, 1913 - Kensington Market at 5 Bellevue Ave
Max temp: 15.6°C - Min temp: 1.1°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1919 Historic photo from Tuesday, October 7, 1919 - Boy outside 181 Baldwin St  in Kensington MarketBoy outside 181 Baldwin St
105 years ago - Tuesday, October 7, 1919 - Kensington Market at 181 Baldwin Street
Max temp: 15.0°C - Min temp: 5.0°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1919 Historic photo from Tuesday, October 7, 1919 - Street life outside181 Baldwin St in Kensington MarketStreet life outside181 Baldwin St
105 years ago - Tuesday, October 7, 1919 - Kensington Market at 181 Baldwin Street
Max temp: 15.0°C - Min temp: 5.0°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1920 Historic photo from 1920 - John Rydall blacksmith and garage, Oxford St., n.e. cor. Augusta Ave. in Kensington MarketJohn Rydall blacksmith and garage, Oxford St., n.e. cor. Augusta Ave.
104 years ago - 1920 - Kensington Market at 60 Oxford Street
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library Still not back as of March 2024)
1933 Historic photo from Wednesday, October 18, 1933 - Curtains, wood, and carpets at the rear of 81-83 Oxford Street in Kensington MarketCurtains, wood, and carpets at the rear of 81-83 Oxford Street
91 years ago - Wednesday, October 18, 1933 - Kensington Market at 81 Oxford Street
Max temp: 11.1°C - Min temp: 2.8°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1934 Historic photo from Wednesday, September 19, 1934 - Geese at the rear of 184-1/2 Baldwin Street in Kensington MarketGeese at the rear of 184-1/2 Baldwin Street
90 years ago - Wednesday, September 19, 1934 - Kensington Market at 184 Baldwin Street
Max temp: 20.0°C - Min temp: 9.4°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1943 Historic photo from Thursday, July 22, 1943 - 77-79 Nassau Street in 1943 in Kensington Market77-79 Nassau Street in 1943
81 years ago - Thursday, July 22, 1943 - Kensington Market at 77 Nassau Street
Max temp: 25.0°C - Min temp: 16.7°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1953 Historic photo from 1953 - Beth Lida Synagogue - for Sale - Cong. Shearith Israel Anshei Lida in Hebrew above the door - 239 Augusta Avenue in Kensington MarketBeth Lida Synagogue - for Sale - Cong. Shearith Israel Anshei Lida in Hebrew above the door - 239 Augusta Avenue
(Categorized under: Churches and other places of worship --- Portraits )
71 years ago - 1953 - Kensington Market at 239 Augusta Ave
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Library and Archives Canada)
1954 Historic photo from Sunday, May 2, 1954 - Kensington Stores - Star Service stores, McGuires Appliances (Spadina and Baldwin) in Kensington MarketKensington Stores - Star Service stores, McGuires Appliances (Spadina and Baldwin)
70 years ago - Sunday, May 2, 1954 - Kensington Market
Max temp: 22.2°C - Min temp: 14.4°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library Still not back as of March 2024)
1957 Historic photo from 1957 - Inspecting baskets of peaches in Kensington Market - across from Victors Confectionery at 206 August Ave (?) in Kensington MarketInspecting baskets of peaches in Kensington Market - across from Victors Confectionery at 206 August Ave (?)
67 years ago - 1957 - Kensington Market at 206 Augusta Ave at Baldwin
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Library and Archives Canada)
1963 Historic photo from 1963 - Street life and cars in Kensington Market in Kensington MarketStreet life and cars in Kensington Market
61 years ago - 1963 - Kensington Market
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1965 Historic photo from Sunday, October 10, 1965 - Kensington fruit market - hanging bananas - looking east to Spadina along St. Andrews from Kensington Ave - house is now missing top dormers in Kensington MarketKensington fruit market - hanging bananas - looking east to Spadina along St. Andrews from Kensington Ave - house is now missing top dormers
(Categorized under: Portraits )
59 years ago - Sunday, October 10, 1965 - Kensington Market at 29 Saint Andrew Street s.e corner at Kensington Ave
Link to archive record - Map location (From York University Archives)
1970 Historic photo from 1970 - Live chickens and fresh eggs outside 253 Augusta Ave - Kensington Market 1964-1974 in Kensington MarketLive chickens and fresh eggs outside 253 Augusta Ave - Kensington Market 1964-1974
54 years ago - 1970 - Kensington Market at 253 Augusta Ave
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)