The N/E corner of Queen and Macdonell.
The Metropolitan School of Music.
Currently under renovations with rumours that an A & W will be moving in soon..
Photo courtesy PVHS.
This entry was posted on February 13, 2016 by greg chown. It was filed under toronto, Uncategorized and was tagged with More Lost Parkdale, Parkdale history, Toronto History.
So nothing about the top off or the length being twice as long down the side street ?
February 13, 2016 at 10:10 am
Nice to see some venerable old buidings defying the wrecking balls 🙂
But for how long?:-(
February 13, 2016 at 10:12 am
At least, part of them…
February 13, 2016 at 10:13 am
An A& W? Really? Shoot me now. Too bad that missing spire. Gave the building some added distinction.
February 13, 2016 at 3:40 pm
Greg, thank you for this valuable insight into Parkdale history.
February 14, 2016 at 10:05 am
Parkdale has always been proud of not having many fast food chains. Recent incursions include MacDonalds, Subway, Burrito Boys and possible A&W…
February 14, 2016 at 7:32 pm
An A&W seems like an odd choice for the area. Thanks for the post! BTW, I think there could be an entire blog post on the “lost spires of Queen West”.
February 17, 2016 at 4:33 pm
All of those nice original details were too expensive to maintain over the years.
February 17, 2016 at 5:41 pm
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