Historic Toronto photos from Queen Street West

Here are all the photos we have from Queen Street West:

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

2 Queen Street West, Toronto in City Hall

Queen Street West, looking west from Yonge Street with flags for the visit of King George VI

Photo from 85 years ago in 1939 at Latitude: 43.652703° N, Longitude: -79.379621° W

Yonge and Queen looking north - from our left: Simpsons, F.W. Woolworth Co., and Loews Theatre

Photo from 79 years ago in 1945 at Latitude: 43.652665° N, Longitude: -79.379546° W

Philip Jamieson Building - as Tower records with partial metal cladding - Yonge and Queen

Photo from 39 years ago in 1985 at Latitude: 43.652680° N, Longitude: -79.379599° W

50 Queen Street West, Toronto in City Hall

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth on 1939 tour outside by the Old City Hall Cenotaph (Ingenium Archives, CN Images of Canada Collection, 41294)

Photo from 85 years ago on May 22nd, 1939 at Latitude: 43.652167° N, Longitude: -79.381605° W

60 Queen Street West, Toronto in City Hall

Toronto city council meeting in old City Hall

Photo from 113 years ago on January 9th, 1911 at Latitude: 43.652675° N, Longitude: -79.381726° W

Stained glass window - The Union of Commerce and Industry - Robert McCausland 1898 - Old City Hall

Photo from 77 years ago on March 1st, 1947 at Latitude: 43.652706° N, Longitude: -79.381716° W

102 Queen Street West, Toronto in City Hall

Alexandra Hotel - torn down for Nathan Philips Square - 102-104 Queen St. West at Elizabeth Street

Photo from 79 years ago in 1945 at Latitude: 43.651665° N, Longitude: -79.383463° W Categorized under: Hotels

160 Queen Street West, Toronto in Queen West

Campbell House leaving University Ave into its final location

Photo from 52 years ago on March 31st, 1972 at Latitude: 43.650981° N, Longitude: -79.387114° W Categorized under: Campbell House

Campbell House in new location - Canada Life building in the background

Photo from 45 years ago on March 20th, 1979 at Latitude: 43.651166° N, Longitude: -79.387201° W Categorized under: Campbell House

191 Queen Street West, Toronto in Downtown

South side of Queen Street West from No. 191 to Simcoe Street (University Avenue extension south from Queen Street)

Photo from 93 years ago on August 23rd, 1931 at Latitude: 43.650625° N, Longitude: -79.386735° W

208 Queen Street West, Toronto in Queen West

The Queen Mother Cafe, before it expanded westward at 206-208 Queen St West

Photo from 41 years ago on November 27th, 1983 at Latitude: 43.650384° N, Longitude: -79.389192° W

303 Queen Street West, Toronto in Queen West

Speakers Corner - Barenaked Ladies playing Be My Yoko Ono

Photo from 24 years ago in 2000 at Latitude: 43.649833° N, Longitude: -79.390984° W Categorized under: Live music

370 Queen Street West, Toronto in Queen West

Charley Pride - one of the first black country singers - performing at the Horseshoe Tavern in 1968

Photo from 56 years ago on January 22nd, 1968 at Latitude: 43.649210° N, Longitude: -79.395884° W Categorized under: The Horseshoe Tavern

Stagge Lee night club at the time - Dance and romance on the checkerboard floor - Horseshoe Tavern

Photo from 41 years ago on January 7th, 1983 at Latitude: 43.649179° N, Longitude: -79.395294° W Categorized under: The Horseshoe Tavern

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings live in Toronto in 1999 at the Horseshoe Tavern

Photo from 25 years ago in 1999 at Latitude: 43.649202° N, Longitude: -79.395895° W Categorized under: The Horseshoe Tavern

The Strokes live on stage in Toronto at the Horseshoe Tavern on October 2nd, 2001

Photo from 23 years ago on October 2nd, 2001 at Latitude: 43.649753° N, Longitude: -79.395766° W Categorized under: The Horseshoe Tavern

Skydiggers. Gord Downie. Yellow Hat.

Photo from 20 years ago on December 18th, 2004 at Latitude: 43.649212° N, Longitude: -79.395189° W Categorized under: The Horseshoe Tavern

Tragically Hip live in Toronto at the Horseshoe Tavern on Oct 17, 2006

Photo from 18 years ago on October 17th, 2006 at Latitude: 43.649753° N, Longitude: -79.395766° W Categorized under: The Horseshoe Tavern

Documentary - The Shoe: 65 years of Horseshoe Tavern history

Photo from 11 years ago on January 18th, 2013 at Latitude: 43.649753° N, Longitude: -79.395766° W Categorized under: The Horseshoe Tavern

KT Tunstall live on stage in Toronto at the Horseshoe tavern (photo by Stephen McGill)

Photo from 5 years ago on May 13th, 2019 at Latitude: 43.649241° N, Longitude: -79.395874° W Categorized under: The Horseshoe Tavern

386 Queen Street West, Toronto in Queen West

Public lavatory under the corner of Queen Street West and Spadina Avenue

Photo from 134 years ago in 1890 at Latitude: 43.648839° N, Longitude: -79.396407° W

Interior view of lavatory at the corner of Queen and Spadina

Photo from 134 years ago in 1890 at Latitude: 43.648824° N, Longitude: -79.396380° W

408 Queen Street West, Toronto in Alexandra Park

Cameron House Hotel on Queen Street West - parade going by

Photo from 84 years ago in 1940 at Latitude: 43.648762° N, Longitude: -79.397657° W Categorized under: Hotels

Cameron House Hotel interior - decorations above bar

Photo from 36 years ago in 1988 at Latitude: 43.648762° N, Longitude: -79.397657° W Categorized under: Hotels

482 Queen Street West, Toronto in Alexandra Park

Standard Theatre, 482 Queen Street West

Photo from 114 years ago in 1910 at Latitude: 43.648141° N, Longitude: -79.400361° W Categorized under: Downtown theatres

686 Queen Street West, Toronto in Trinity Bellwoods

Furniture store - northwest corner Queen Street West and Euclid Avenue - old house

Photo from 112 years ago on February 26th, 1912 at Latitude: 43.646986° N, Longitude: -79.407946° W

708 Queen Street West, Toronto in Trinity Bellwoods

Looking north up Manning Avenue from Queen Street West

Photo from 124 years ago on September 19th, 1900 at Latitude: 43.646355° N, Longitude: -79.408729° W

790 Queen Street West, Toronto in Trinity Bellwoods

Trinity College general plan - Queen Street West

Photo from 121 years ago in 1903

Trinity College general plan - Queen Street West

Photo from 121 years ago in 1903

791 Queen Street West, Toronto in Trinity Bellwoods

Bicycle shop and Empire Laundry on Queen St. West looking south on Manning Avenue

Photo from 124 years ago on September 19th, 1900 at Latitude: 43.646774° N, Longitude: -79.408858° W

1087 Queen Street West, Toronto in Beaconsfield Village

Great Hall at 1087 Queen St West at Dovercourt - southeast corner

Photo from 40 years ago on May 19th, 1984 at Latitude: 43.643413° N, Longitude: -79.422054° W

Bell roof on round tower on the Great Hall - Queen St W. at Dovercourt - built 1889

Photo from 40 years ago on May 19th, 1984 at Latitude: 43.643413° N, Longitude: -79.422054° W

1115 Queen Street West, Toronto in Beaconsfield Village

Carnegie Library - 1909 decorated in pink - Femmebomb by Janet Morton, partially installed, Nuit Blanche preview

Photo from 17 years ago on September 27th, 2007 at Latitude: 43.643214° N, Longitude: -79.423233° W

1240 Queen Street West, Toronto in Beaconsfield Village

Gladstone Hotel in distance, Union hotel on right - Queen Street construction at the Dufferin subway looking east

Photo from 127 years ago on November 17th, 1897 at Latitude: 43.642116° N, Longitude: -79.429114° W Categorized under: Hotels

Gladstone Hotel at 1204 Queen St. West (Soft drinks stand)

Photo from 93 years ago on November 26th, 1931 at Latitude: 43.642846° N, Longitude: -79.426732° W Categorized under: Hotels

Gladstone House Hotel on Gladstone Avenue before widening

Photo from 75 years ago on March 23rd, 1949 at Latitude: 43.643141° N, Longitude: -79.424951° W Categorized under: Hotels

Gladstone Hotel with ornate carving - Gladstone Avenue looking north from south side Queen

Photo from 73 years ago on March 12th, 1951 at Latitude: 43.642768° N, Longitude: -79.427269° W Categorized under: Hotels

1558 Queen Street West, Toronto in Parkdale

Odeon Theatre,1558 Queen Street West - photo plays - w/ Dentist above

Photo from 105 years ago in 1919 at Latitude: 43.639756° N, Longitude: -79.440143° W Categorized under: West end theatres