When I lived in this area, the theatre showed porno and the Loblaws was in indoor skateboard park…..
This entry was posted on January 18, 2015 by greg chown. It was filed under Uncategorized .
Is it me or was there better transit back then?
January 18, 2015 at 5:47 pm
The streetcars were slow but steady. Cost effective too I think. I still remember how they smelled…not unpleasant – a little metalic – anyone remember that??? Too bad they got rid of so many and paved over the rails.
January 18, 2015 at 8:37 pm
Lansdowne & Bloor looking north
January 18, 2015 at 5:59 pm
January 18, 2015 at 6:35 pm
I knew lots of people living in old warehouses on Wade back in the early 80s. It was a scary corner. Perhaps a bit less so now. But in that pic, the scene looks positively nostalgic.
January 18, 2015 at 7:12 pm
Back in the days when an Edsel was a pretty cool car, and Toronto was still a do-able place for average folks.
January 19, 2015 at 3:14 pm
Yes it was. I lived up the street from here in 1979 and my apartment (top floor of a house) was $150.00/month. I got a room mate so the rent was then $75.00.
The house (3 story detached) was for sale for $58,000.00…..
January 19, 2015 at 4:18 pm
I could not figure this on out and now I feel stupid because I have drien up Lansdowne and made a left on Wade a Hundred times
February 14, 2015 at 11:45 am
Well it has changed quite a bit….
February 14, 2015 at 3:34 pm
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