Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Yonge Street - Looking Back

If you're following us on Twitter you may have seen our tweet not too long ago about the great post we found called "100 Years of Yonge Street."  The City of Toronto archives thousands of photographs of different parts of the city and it's amazing to see the transformation of Yonge Street downtown Toronto.  We found some fascinating photos of the Yonge and Gerrard area.

A lot of hard work went into Toronto's oldest and busiest Yonge subway line which opened in 1954:

Excavation for College Subway Station 1950:

Very first Loblaw grocery store in Toronto on Yonge Street 1919:

North-East corner of Yonge and Gerrard Streets 1938:

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