A shot from 1941 and a couple more recent.
This entry was posted on October 4, 2014 by greg chown. It was filed under Uncategorized and was tagged with The Wheatsheaf/Then and Now, Toronto History.
So nice to discover that some venerable old buildings survive the onslaught of ‘modernization’
The middle photo: I remember those old streetcars very well 🙂
October 4, 2014 at 7:20 pm
In my day, those PCC cars were the modern ones, replacing the old Peter Witt models. Greg, I’d post a picture of a Peter Witt car, but I don’t know how to do it. Dad.
October 4, 2014 at 9:35 pm
I remember travelling on a couple of those old square streetcars in the late 50’s, early 60’s. I seem to recall the old wood seats running the length of the car facing each other. Someone correct me if I got this wrong:-( And did they ramble!! 🙂
October 4, 2014 at 11:39 pm
Just email the picture to me and I will post.
October 5, 2014 at 12:17 am
I was just there last night!
October 5, 2014 at 12:24 am
Great that the only elements all three pictures share are the road and the venerable old building itself. I remember drinking there reguarly in the early 80s, when I lived at Adelaide and Tecumseth. Love the signature tower on the corner.
October 5, 2014 at 9:43 am
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