Bloor Street West 1906
Bloor Street West, facing east from Glendonwynne Road towards High Park in the distance. 1906 and 2017.
In 1914 this stretch of Bloor between Runnymede and High Park Ave. was filled in with a mountain of dirt several stories high, to allow the Toronto Civic Railway to lay streetcar tracks and connect Bloor West Village with the Toronto Railway Company streetcars at Dundas St. West.
2017 photo taken by WTJHS member and Transit Historian Trevor from Transit Bricks.
Bloor Street West in Clendenan Hollow, possibly facing east. 1909. If the direction is correct, then the High Park Sanitarium and Wendigo Creek must be just out of view.
5 years later the entire valley would be filled with dirt.
Photo from the Toronto Archives.
Northeast corner of Bloor Street and Indian Road – April 18, 1913
Bloor Street looking east to Clendenan Avenue – May 14, 1915
Apartment houses, Bloor St. W., n. side, w. of Quebec Ave., High Park North, c.1923. – Courtesy of Toronto Public Library.
2190 Bloor Street West, near Glendonwynne Road. Sept. 28th 1965. “Yearly Auto Leasing” and Goodyear Tires for sale.
Bloor West near High Park, Toronto, 1984 from the series: Toronto Flashback (1980-1986) https://goo.gl/Z7ixCn
1953: High Park Mineral Baths, Bloor St. W., n. side, e. of Parkview Gardens. Photo by James V. Salmon. – Courtesy of the Toronto Public Library. T 33631.
Courtesy Toronto Public Library — High Park Mineral Baths, Bloor St. W., n. side, e. of Parkview Gardens. — 1954
Six years before the Bloor-Danforth subway opened, a fresh-looking TTC PCC 4432 operates on the Bloor streetcar route eastbound on Bloor St. W. just past Keele/Parkside Dr. circa July 1960. Slide from the Dan Dell’Unto collection (after a good amount of image restoration), original photographer unknown. * More info about the scene on the photo page link: http://www.railpictures.ca/?attachment_id=31007
Bloor St West at Oakmount Road — 1966