Category Archives: Roncesvales

Demolition Insurance Photos of Parkdale

Did you ever wonder what was there before a sudden demolition or fire? We now have a photo of every building in South Parkdale under “Every Street and Building’ to the right of every page. ALSO From Gord Perks: Pre-Application … Continue reading

Posted in Parkdale, Roncesvales | Tagged | 4 Comments

The Bloor Street Viaduct and The Parkdale Connection

Re-posted with permission from Greg Chown. See the original and comments. When work on the Bloor Viaduct (renamed the Prince Edward Viaduct) began in 1915, the metal truss work was built here in Parkdale at the Dominion Bridge works on … Continue reading

Posted in Parkdale, Roncesvales | Tagged | Leave a comment

Parkdale Picture Mystery Resolved

  Greg Chown provided this interesting illustration of historical research. He says:This photo is a bit of a mystery to me. The Parkdale BIA has been using it in some promotions and I can’t seem to locate where it was … Continue reading

Posted in Parkdale, Roncesvales | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Parkdale Movie Theatre at 1605 Queen Street West by Doug Taylor

Doug Taylor gave  permission to include his articles: He said ‘Communicating with those who have an interest in preserving the architectural history of Toronto is always a pleasure. I have been blogging now for about three years, and Parkdale is … Continue reading

Posted in Parkdale, Roncesvales | Leave a comment