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 )
129 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 )
129 years ago - 1895 - Willowdale
Link to archive record - Map location (From the Toronto Public Library)
1912 Historic photo from 1912 - Willowdale Avenue - trees and small bridge with building in distance - exact location unknown in WillowdaleWillowdale Avenue - trees and small bridge with building in distance - exact location unknown
112 years ago - 1912 - Willowdale
Link to archive record - Map location
1912 Historic photo from 1912 - Grove of trees and cart at the bottom of the hill along Willowdale Ave in WillowdaleGrove of trees and cart at the bottom of the hill along Willowdale Ave
112 years ago - 1912 - Willowdale
Link to archive record - Map location
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)
69 years ago - Wednesday, April 13, 1955 - Willowdale
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
68 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)
64 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
64 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
57 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
52 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)
36 years ago - 1988 - Willowdale
Link to archive record - Map location (From Archives of Ontario)