Lost Parkdale, S.S. Kresge’s
The Kresge’s on Roncesvalles, just north of Fern remained in business until 1994.
I was in there a couple of times and don’t remember if there was a lunch counter. It’s now a bank, but the Art Deco Vitrolite is still somewhat intact behind the new sign.
My neighbour, Terry T. who has lived in Parkdale most of his life says the lunch counter was indeed there until the end.
A typical lunch counter. This one’s form the Kresge’s in the Junction that closed about the same time. No kale and quinoa salad on the menu here.