Major additions began to be made to what is now known as Malvern Collegiate Institute in 1922, around the time this archival photograph was taken. The photographer is unknown. In the mid-sixties, the main building was closed for two years as it was modernized and renovated, and the library wing in the front was added […]
This delightful house is located on Kippendavie Avenue, very close to the park. It was photographed sometime in the ‘70s by an unknown photographer. Do you have a photo you’d like to share? Email me at email@example.com.
This wintertime image was taken in 1967 on Gerrard Street, just a block west from Main Street. To the delight of my editor, it features the building this newspaper would eventually call home. Near the end of 1988, Beach Metro Community News – which had recently changed its name from Ward 9 News – moved […]
This image was taken on Leuty Avenue in 1972. The photographer is unknown, but what about the kids? If you have an old photograph you’d like to share, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our readers often tell us how much they enjoy David Van Dyke’s Deja Views column — a look at the Beach, then and now, through photographs. We certainly enjoy them, too — and are grateful to the many of you who submit photographs. While Deja Views is a hit in our print edition, it is […]
Dreaming of summer days? This photograph of the Donald D. Summerville pool was taken in 1966, just three years after the pool opened. Fifty years later it is still the Beach’s number one summer cooling off centre. Thank you to Donna Halliday for providing this image. Do you have a photo you’d like to share? […]
A lovely stroll in Balmy Beach Park. The unknown photographer shot this photograph of the bottom of Silver Birch Avenue, where the boardwalk begins and stretches out to Ashbridges Bay Park, in the fall of 1972. Do you have an old photograph you’d like to share? Please contact me at email@example.com.
I took the first photograph back in 2007, after the previous owners called me saying the “Cowan house” on Wheeler Avenue was to be razed. Well, at least they kept the birch trees! Do you have an old photo you’d like to share? Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This street view of Queen Street East taken in 1995 depicts two very prominent eating establishments from days gone by. In the foreground is the Lion on the Beach, now the Stone Lion, and across the street on the corner of Kenilworth Avenue is Licks, a very popular hamburger joint (especially if you liked happy, […]