What's the Future Ever Done for Me?

Lost Parkdale

These photos show Dunn Avenue south of the train tracks. This entire neighbourhood was demolished to make room for the Gardiner Expressway in the early 1950’s.

More to follow.

parkdale s0376_fl0004_it0096 s0376_fl0002_it0086 Nos. 57 - 59 Dunn Avenue front view, looking southeast. - February 8, 1911 Nos. 44 - 64 Empress Crescent, fron view, looking west from Dunn Avenue. - February 7, 1911 Motorcycle Officers Leaske and Dunn. - April 10, 1928s0372_ss0003_it0001 s0372_ss0025_it0003 Nos. 44 - 68 Empress Crescent, rear view, looking southeast from Close Avenue. - February 7, 1911 Nos. 136 - 148 Empress Crescent, front view, looking north. - February 8, 1911 Nos. 110 - 116, 130 Empress Crescent, front view, looking north. - February 8, 1911 s0376_fl0001a_it0010 53 Jameson Avenue, side view, looking south. - February 8, 1911 Nos. 84 - 94 Empress Crescent, 53 Jameson Avenue, front, looking north. - February 8, 1911 s0376_fl0002_it0084 Series 372, Subseries 58 - Road and street condition photographs

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5 responses

  1. Ken Knowles

    I am looking for a picture of 231 Dunn St for family research

    November 7, 2013 at 5:03 pm

  2. Try the Toronto Archives online

    November 7, 2013 at 5:12 pm

  3. Michelle

    Belated congratulations on your 800th post! I look forward to the next 800.

    November 7, 2013 at 7:31 pm

  4. We couldn’t have come up with a better solution for running commuter traffic into the downtown? Obviously not. What a shame. I wonder why Parkdale drew the short straw on this?

    November 9, 2013 at 5:09 am

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