Historic photos from around North York, Toronto

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

1900 Historic photo from 1900 - Garden at Shadow Brook, home of Senator Cassels : Finch Avenue near Bathurst Street in North YorkGarden at Shadow Brook, home of Senator Cassels : Finch Avenue near Bathurst Street
124 years ago - 1900 - North York
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1900 Historic photo from 1900 - Bird In Hand hotel - Yonge St., w. side, near Cummer Ave. operated by John Montgomery & later John Finch in North YorkBird In Hand hotel - Yonge St., w. side, near Cummer Ave. operated by John Montgomery & later John Finch
(Categorized under: Hotels )
124 years ago - 1900 - North York at 5800 Yonge Street
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library Still not back as of March 2024)
1954 Historic photo from 1954 - Steeles Hotel, Yonge St., n.w. cor. Steeles Ave. W - also called The Green Bush Inn in North YorkSteeles Hotel, Yonge St., n.w. cor. Steeles Ave. W - also called The Green Bush Inn
(Categorized under: Hotels )
70 years ago - 1954 - North York at 7000 Yonge Street
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library Still not back as of March 2024)
1957 Historic photo from Friday, February 8, 1957 - Zion Primitive Methodist Church, Finch Avenue E in North YorkZion Primitive Methodist Church, Finch Avenue E
(Categorized under: Churches and other places of worship )
67 years ago - Friday, February 8, 1957 - North York at 1650 Finch Ave East just east of Don Mills Road
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library Still not back as of March 2024)
1957 Historic photo from Sunday, May 12, 1957 - Algonquin Tavern on Yonge St. south of Cummer - also know as The A (demolished 1986) in North YorkAlgonquin Tavern on Yonge St. south of Cummer - also know as The A (demolished 1986)
(Categorized under: Hotels )
67 years ago - Sunday, May 12, 1957 - North York at 5845 Yonge Street
Max temp: 16.1°C - Min temp: 10.6°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 Saturday, December 21, 1957 - Township of North York Police Station across the street from a Lion gas station sign in North YorkTownship of North York Police Station across the street from a Lion gas station sign
67 years ago - Saturday, December 21, 1957 - North York at 5100 Yonge Street (approx.) s.e. corner at Princess Ave
Max temp: 7.8°C - Min temp: 6.1°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library Still not back as of March 2024)
1960 Historic photo from 1960 - Gladys Allison Building - 5126 Yonge Street - Central Library of the North Public Library system in North YorkGladys Allison Building - 5126 Yonge Street - Central Library of the North Public Library system
64 years ago - 1960 - North York at 5126 Yonge Street
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1964 Historic photo from 1964 - Addington Avenue in North YorkAddington Avenue
60 years ago - 1964 - North York at 27 Addington Ave
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1964 Historic photo from 1964 - Addington Avenue bridge in North YorkAddington Avenue bridge
(Categorized under: Bridges )
60 years ago - 1964 - North York at 27 Addington Ave
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1965 Historic photo from Monday, February 15, 1965 - Flag Day in Canada - celebrating the Maple Leaf flag - 5000 Yonge Street - North York Municipal Offices in North YorkFlag Day in Canada - celebrating the Maple Leaf flag - 5000 Yonge Street - North York Municipal Offices
59 years ago - Monday, February 15, 1965 - North York at 5000 Yonge Street
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
1967 Historic photo from 1967 - Algonquin Hotel - aka The Goon or The Big A - demolished in 1986  in North YorkAlgonquin Hotel - aka The Goon or The Big A - demolished in 1986
(Categorized under: Hotels )
57 years ago - 1967 - North York at 5845 Yonge Street
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
2006 Historic photo from Wednesday, July 19, 2006 - Zion Schoolhouse exterior - built in 1869 by the farming families in the L Amoreaux community - closed as a school in 1955 in North YorkZion Schoolhouse exterior - built in 1869 by the farming families in the L Amoreaux community - closed as a school in 1955
(Categorized under: Schools )
18 years ago - Wednesday, July 19, 2006 - North York at 1091 Finch Ave East east of Leslie Street
Max temp: 0.0°C - Min temp: 0.0°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)
2006 Historic photo from Wednesday, July 19, 2006 - Zion Schoolhouse classroom with instructor and students in North YorkZion Schoolhouse classroom with instructor and students
(Categorized under: Schools )
18 years ago - Wednesday, July 19, 2006 - North York at 1091 Finch Ave East east of Leslie Street
Max temp: 0.0°C - Min temp: 0.0°C (weather details)
Link to archive record - Map location (From the City of Toronto Archives)