Historic Toronto photos from Lakeshore Boulevard West

Here are all the photos we have from Lakeshore Boulevard West:

The complete list of streets is available here. And don't forget the photos by date and photos by neighbourhood pages.

545 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto in Fort York

Crosse & Blackwell Art Deco office built 1927, designed by Chapman and Oxley - Fleet Street at Bathurst Street

Photo from 97 years ago on September 29th, 1927 at Latitude: 43.636377° N, Longitude: -79.399188° W

955 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto in Ontario Place

Ontario Place pavilion pods under construction in background of waterskiing pyramid - CNE Aquarama show

Photo from 54 years ago on August 29th, 1970 at Latitude: 43.629422° N, Longitude: -79.419235° W

5 women waterskiing towards jump, holding flowers, with Ontario Place bridge and pavilion pods under construction in background - CNE Aquarama show

Photo from 54 years ago on August 29th, 1970 at Latitude: 43.629422° N, Longitude: -79.419235° W

About 700 people at a New Years Eve party in one of the Ontario Place pavilion pods

Photo from 52 years ago on January 1st, 1972 at Latitude: 43.628636° N, Longitude: -79.418879° W

Ontario Place - Children's Village - rope ladders, punching bag forest, bouncing air mattress, water area spray bikes - Eric McMillan discussing the design

Photo from 52 years ago in 1972 at Latitude: 43.629193° N, Longitude: -79.412122° W

Stompin Tom Connors packed the Forum with 10,000 fans

Photo from 50 years ago on August 24th, 1974 at Latitude: 43.628377° N, Longitude: -79.415459° W Categorized under: Ontario Place Forum

K.C. and the Sunshine Band crowd of 25,000 around the Forum

Photo from 47 years ago on July 26th, 1977 at Latitude: 43.629278° N, Longitude: -79.415104° W Categorized under: Ontario Place Forum

Ontario Place Forum - New copper roof overlooking the Cinesphere IMAX Theatre and Pavillion Pods

Photo from 46 years ago on April 13th, 1978 at Latitude: 43.628849° N, Longitude: -79.415308° W Categorized under: Ontario Place Forum

45,000 people watching the fireworks at Ontario Place over the geodesic dome of the Cinespehere

Photo from 43 years ago on May 18th, 1981 at Latitude: 43.628170° N, Longitude: -79.419136° W

Weather Report playing live at the Ontario Place Forum in 1982

Photo from 42 years ago in 1982 at Latitude: 43.629293° N, Longitude: -79.414650° W Categorized under: Ontario Place Forum

Dizzy Gillespie playing live at the Forum in 1982

Photo from 42 years ago in 1982 at Latitude: 43.629293° N, Longitude: -79.414650° W Categorized under: Ontario Place Forum

Kris Kristofferson playing live at the Ontario Place Forum rotating stage in 1983

Photo from 41 years ago in 1983 at Latitude: 43.629293° N, Longitude: -79.414650° W Categorized under: Ontario Place Forum

Roy Orbison brought warmth to the hearts if not the feet of fans who braved the unseasonbly frigid air at Ontario Place

Photo from 41 years ago on May 17th, 1983 at Latitude: 43.628991° N, Longitude: -79.415963° W Categorized under: Ontario Place Forum

Ontario Place Forum - view of audience in the grass and tent

Photo from 39 years ago in 1985 at Latitude: 43.629293° N, Longitude: -79.414650° W Categorized under: Ontario Place Forum

Ontario Place Forum - view of rotating stage (and performing dogs)

Photo from 39 years ago in 1985 at Latitude: 43.629293° N, Longitude: -79.414650° W Categorized under: Ontario Place Forum

Gowan on stage at the Forum in 1985 - Lawrence Gowan

Photo from 39 years ago on May 30th, 1985 at Latitude: 43.629263° N, Longitude: -79.415410° W Categorized under: Ontario Place Forum

Eartha Kitt - 'purring and growling' at the Ontario Place Forum in 1985

Photo from 39 years ago on June 16th, 1985 at Latitude: 43.629263° N, Longitude: -79.415501° W Categorized under: Ontario Place Forum

Drawing of 1988 Ontario Place and waterfront proposal

Photo from 36 years ago in 1988 at Latitude: 43.628346° N, Longitude: -79.414890° W

The Abandoned History of Ontario Place - A Troubled Futuristic Permanent World's Fair Theme Park

Photo from 3 years ago on April 18th, 2021 at Latitude: 43.629193° N, Longitude: -79.412122° W

1755 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto in Sunnyside Park

Crowds at Sunnyside Beach

Photo from 79 years ago in 1945 at Latitude: 43.637162° N, Longitude: -79.458575° W

2077 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto in Humber Bay

Universal Motor Hotel - two white horses - 2077 Lakeshore Blvd W.

Photo from 41 years ago on January 26th, 1983 at Latitude: 43.629878° N, Longitude: -79.477351° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

Universal Motor Hotel - welcome made of shrubs - 2077 Lakeshore Blvd W.

Photo from 41 years ago on January 26th, 1983 at Latitude: 43.629878° N, Longitude: -79.477351° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

2083 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto in Humber Bay

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

Photo from 41 years ago on January 26th, 1983 at Latitude: 43.630061° N, Longitude: -79.476839° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

Cruise motel (Flickr photo by jack44)

Photo from 21 years ago in 2003 at Latitude: 43.630076° N, Longitude: -79.476872° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

Cruise motel (was the Palace motel) (Flickr photo by highwaygirl67)

Photo from 18 years ago on April 13th, 2006 at Latitude: 43.630076° N, Longitude: -79.476872° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

Cruise motel from across the street (Flickr photo by highwaygirl67)

Photo from 18 years ago on April 13th, 2006 at Latitude: 43.630076° N, Longitude: -79.476872° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

Cruise motel - sun shines on the Cruise (Flickr photo by jack44)

Photo from 17 years ago on May 26th, 2007 at Latitude: 43.630076° N, Longitude: -79.476872° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

2115 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto in Humber Bay

Shady Beach Motel - formerly Newport Beach park, now Jean Augustine Park - looking down to Lake Ontario, 2115 Lakeshore Blvd W.

Photo from 41 years ago on January 26th, 1983 at Latitude: 43.628584° N, Longitude: -79.478339° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

Shady Beach Motel office, 2115 Lakeshore Blvd W.

Photo from 41 years ago on January 26th, 1983 at Latitude: 43.628495° N, Longitude: -79.478306° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

2125 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto in Humber Bay

Concler Motel (formerly Chancellor Motel), 2125 Lakeshore Blvd W. along the old Lakeshore Motel strip

Photo from 41 years ago on January 26th, 1983 at Latitude: 43.627210° N, Longitude: -79.478863° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

2139 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto in Humber Bay

Cumberland Motel - appeared in Degrassi Junior High - Season 1 Episode 9 - 'What A Night', 2139 Lakeshore Blvd W.

Photo from 41 years ago on January 26th, 1983 at Latitude: 43.626749° N, Longitude: -79.479118° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

2143 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto in Humber Bay

Hillcrest Motel - now Water's Edge Condos, 2143 Lakeshore Blvd W. along the old Lakeshore Motel strip

Photo from 41 years ago on January 26th, 1983 at Latitude: 43.626727° N, Longitude: -79.479113° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

Hillcrest Motel - night time shot - in room coffee - seniors discount (by Jann on Flickr)

Photo from 18 years ago in 2006 at Latitude: 43.626727° N, Longitude: -79.479113° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

Hillcrest motel - partial remains - during demolition in 2008 (Flickr photo by n+s)

Photo from 16 years ago on July 3rd, 2008 at Latitude: 43.626083° N, Longitude: -79.479341° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

2147 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto in Humber Bay

North American Motel at night - demolished 2008 (by Jann on Flickr)

Photo from 19 years ago on August 8th, 2005 at Latitude: 43.626083° N, Longitude: -79.479341° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

2155 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto in Humber Bay

Eagles Nest and Silver Moon motels, 2155 and 2157 Lakeshore Blvd W

Photo from 41 years ago on January 26th, 1983 at Latitude: 43.625914° N, Longitude: -79.479729° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

Eagle's Nest Motel, 2155 Lakeshore Blvd W.

Photo from 41 years ago on January 26th, 1983 at Latitude: 43.626000° N, Longitude: -79.479750° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

2161 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto in Humber Bay

Casa Loma Motel, 2161 Lakeshore Blvd W along the Lakeshore Motel strip

Photo from 41 years ago on January 26th, 1983 at Latitude: 43.625077° N, Longitude: -79.480048° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

2165 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto in Humber Bay

Rainbow Motel postcard - One mile west of Toronto on #2 Highway. 22 units of the finest tourist accommodations on the shores of Lake Ontario.

Photo from 84 years ago in 1940 at Latitude: 43.625153° N, Longitude: -79.479909° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

Lakeshore motel strip - Rainbow Motel and the Dutch Sisters Hotel and Restaurant

Photo from 63 years ago in 1961 at Latitude: 43.623260° N, Longitude: -79.480626° W Categorized under: Hotels --- Lakeshore Motel Strip

Rainbow Motel, 2165 Lakeshore Blvd W. - part of the old Lake Shore Motel strip

Photo from 41 years ago on January 26th, 1983 at Latitude: 43.625153° N, Longitude: -79.479909° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

2171 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto in Humber Bay

Sunshine Motel, 2171 Lakeshore Blvd W.

Photo from 41 years ago on January 26th, 1983 at Latitude: 43.624728° N, Longitude: -79.480296° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

Sunshine Tourist Court, 2171 Lakeshore Blvd W. (next to the Rainbow Motel)

Photo from 41 years ago on January 26th, 1983 at Latitude: 43.624821° N, Longitude: -79.480317° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

2175 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto in Humber Bay

Shore Breeze Motel - 1939 to 2009 - 2175 Lakeshore Blvd W.

Photo from 41 years ago on January 26th, 1983 at Latitude: 43.624495° N, Longitude: -79.480149° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

2183 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto in Humber Bay

Beach motel - closed for business - 2183 Lakeshore Blvd W.

Photo from 13 years ago on October 21st, 2011 at Latitude: 43.629878° N, Longitude: -79.477351° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

2285 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto in Humber Bay

Westpoint Motor Hotel and Restaurant, Elliot's Nest (no cover) and Saber Room - 2285 Lakeshore Blvd W.

Photo from 41 years ago on January 26th, 1983 at Latitude: 43.619421° N, Longitude: -79.486319° W Categorized under: Lakeshore Motel Strip

2438 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto in Mimico

Lake Shore Blvd West at Mimico Avenue, tracks and Stop 10, looking East.

Photo from 97 years ago on December 5th, 1927 at Latitude: 43.614366° N, Longitude: -79.489260° W

2655 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto in Mimico

Lynne Arms Italian Village Restaurant with Sign

Photo from 71 years ago in 1953 at Latitude: 43.603493° N, Longitude: -79.494656° W Categorized under: Lynne Lodge

The Towers at Lynne Lodge - Frederick Barnard Fetherstonhaugh estate - Lakeshore Blvd. W., s.w. cor. Royal York Road

Photo from 69 years ago on February 13th, 1955 at Latitude: 43.602840° N, Longitude: -79.493626° W Categorized under: Lynne Lodge

Lynne Arms Italian Village Restaurant - was originally Lynne Lodge (Lakeshore and Royal York)

Photo from 69 years ago on February 13th, 1955 at Latitude: 43.603431° N, Longitude: -79.493562° W Categorized under: Lynne Lodge

3166 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto in Humber Bay

Almont Hotel (previously the John Sheene Hotel from 1890) also Chatters, the Phantom Lounge, now part of the Humber College Fashion Institute

Photo from 71 years ago in 1953 at Latitude: 43.598568° N, Longitude: -79.517204° W Categorized under: Hotels