Posts Filed Under: 1950s
A look back at the politics and personalities on hand at the birth of Toronto's first subway line.
In light of the latest study on the Gardiner, a look at how the expressway developed.
As Sears winds down its store at the Eaton Centre, a look at how the retailer's Canadian branch emerged from a cross-border partnership.
Behind the beautiful music, Canada's first stand-alone commercial FM station experienced turbulence.
In the late 1950s, several suburban municipalities tried to block construction of the Bloor-Danforth and University subway lines.
Were Torontonians feeling indifferent toward Queen Elizabeth II during her 1959 royal visit?
Promoting a popular early 1950s recreational activity in the name of good health, and beer.
The evolution of the legendary record retailer's advertising.
Touting the taste (and economy!) of 1950s domestic fortified vino.
Addressing a child's curiosity about the metals sector, 1950s style.
And made even better when you dial CJRH 1300 on your radio.
As TTC General Manager Gary Webster awaits his fate today, a look at a past power struggle over the TTC.
A 1952 profile of our city in one of America's most popular magazines reveals we liked money. A lot.
Shoppers join sermons, Shakespeare, singers, and skaters as part of the eclectic history of Maple Leaf Gardens.
Everyone was using aluminum in the late 1950s, including junk food manufacturers.
Doug Ford isn't the first suburban politician to dream about a monorail in Toronto's core. In the '50s, there were some who wanted one on Bloor Street.
Old world charm, new world challenges.