Thank you to everyone that follows this blog. Thank you for your contributions and comments and thank you for embracing Toronto’s past!
This entry was posted on December 24, 2014 by greg chown. It was filed under Uncategorized .
Reminds me. Sometime in the late 70s I strode into a bookstore on University and, for the life of me I don’t know why, I relieved the store of a coffee table book called “Lost Toronto.” Into my big leather portfolio it fell. I guess I was fascinated already by what had been so casually demolished to make way for the steam-roller of progress. Some 15 years later I returned to the same store and snuck the somewhat dog-eared book back in. I’m sure the store management had a field day wondering what that was all about. Good book, too. Merry Christmas, Lost Toronto!
December 24, 2014 at 12:07 pm
I’ve based this site on that same book. Lost Toronto by William Dendy.
I have 2 copies, a hardback and a paperback. Still available. There’s a book dealer at the St. Lawrence Sunday Antique Market that deals with a lot of Toronto history books and he often has a copy.
December 24, 2014 at 2:17 pm
Thank you, Greg, for all of the pleasure you have provided for me in visiting my own past, and the past Toronto of my father and grandfather. I always look with anticipation for your posts in my e-mail. Happy holidays.
December 25, 2014 at 11:09 am
Thank you as well.
December 25, 2014 at 11:38 am
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