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City Directory 1890

Some vintage ads from the 1890 City Directory.

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3 responses

  1. copperkitten

    1890 your business Sidewalk promenade would be listed here

    Sent from my iPad

    February 6, 2015 at 2:13 pm

  2. Bruce Chown

    Interesting bit of puffery in the Richardson House advert. “Four lines of street cars pass the door every minute.” – – – – “The Hotel is quiet.” Can both these statements be true?

    February 6, 2015 at 9:31 pm

  3. Well, Streetcars north and south on Spadina and east and west on King.
    Not sure how quiet

    February 7, 2015 at 10:17 am

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