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Get away from it all on the Queen Car: a virtual escape through Leslieville to the Beach

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504 Queen Streetcar from Transit Toronto http://transit.toronto.on.ca

One’s destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things. – Henry Miller

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The Red Rocket, Presidents’ Conference Committee Car. T.T.C., 1966

View of original Eaton's store and Old City Hall at Yonge and Queen Street

View of original Eaton’s store and Old City Hall at Yonge and Queen Street June 15 1971

View of front of Simpson's with holiday decorations, Yonge and Queen Street West

View of front of Simpson’s with holiday decorations, Yonge and Queen Street West, November 22, 1973

View of Queen Street East at Yonge Street

View of Queen Street East at Yonge St Jan. 30, 1982

View of Eaton's Queen Street store

View of Eaton’s Queen Street store, April 5, 1977

View of Queen Street East near Church Street

View of Queen Street East near Church Street, May 31, 1981

View of Queen Street East at Church Street, looking east

View of Queen Street East at Church Street, looking east, June 2, 1981

View of Queen Street East at Jarvis Street, looking east

View of Queen Street East at Jarvis Street, looking east, June 6, 1981

View of Queen Street East at Jarvis Street, looking east

View of Queen Street East at Jarvis Street, looking east, July 9, 1977

View of Queen Street East at Sherbourne Street

Sherbourne and Queen, looking east,  June 6, 1981

View of Queen Street East, view east at Parliament Street

View of Queen Street East, view east at Parliament Street, July 9, 1977

View of Queen Street East at Parliament Street

View of Queen Street East at Parliament Street, June 6, 1981

View of Queen Street East looking east to the Don from Tracy Street

From Tracy  Street looking East towards River Street and the Don Bridge, July 9, 1977

View of Queen Street East, looking east to Don bridge

View of Queen Street East, looking east to Don bridge, May 11, 1977

View of Dominion Breweries on Queen Street East

View of Dominion Breweries on Queen Street East, June 6, 1981

View of old streetcar on Queen Street East

View of old streetcar on Queen Street East. December 14, 1978 just west of River Street.

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Neville Park 501, east bound on Queen Street near River, between 1979 and 1983.

View of Queen Street East, looking east from the Don bridge

View of Queen Street East, looking east from the Don bridge June 2, 1981

View of intersection of Baseball Place and Queen Street East

View of intersection of Baseball Place and Queen Street East, May 11, 1977

View of houses on Baseball Place, Queen Street east of the Don

Baseball Place, May 11, 1977

View of the north-east corner of Broadview and Queen Street, the Victoria Hotel

View of the north-west corner of Broadview and Queen Street, the Victoria Hotel, July 11, 1977

View of Queen Street East, looking east across McGee Street

View of Queen Street East, looking east across McGee Street, June 6, 1981

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Queen St. E Presbyterian Church Queen St E. s.e. corner Carlaw Ave 1986 Toronto Public Library

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Postal Station ‘G’ Queen Street East & Winnifred July 1986 Toronto Public Library

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Leslie Grove playground (Mosquito Park) 1986 Toronto Public Library

View of Queen Street East at Jones Avenue

View of Queen Street East at Jones Avenue, June 6, 1981

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Jones & Queen St. 1986 Toronto Public Library

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Jones Ave & Queen St. E 1986 Toronto Public Library

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Duke of York Hotel Tavern e Leslie & Queen St. E 1986 Toronto Public Library

View of Queen Street East at Greenwood Avenue

View of Queen Street East at Greenwood Avenue, June 6, 1981

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1395 Queen St. E., southside 1986 East End Garden and Homeware Centre Toronto Public Library

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Ashbridge House, 1444 Queen St. E. July 1986 Toronto Public Library

View of Kingston Road at Queen Street East

View of Kingston Road at Queen Street East, May 26, 1977

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Beaches Library community mural, 1979 Toronto Public Library

District, Beaches. - [between 1977 and 1998]

95 Store at 2357 Queen East at Spruce Hill [between 1977 and 1998]

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Neville Park Loop, 1980s

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Presidents’ Conference Committee Car, 1966. Time to leave the Red Rocket.

District, Beaches. - [between 1977 and 1998]

R. C. Harris Filtration Plant, 1971

Waterfront . - [ca. 1990]

Kew Beach [ca. 1990]: For the humans

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Heading to the Dog Beach: Ley the Border Terrier 

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A HAPPY ENDING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Welcome to the Leslieville Historical Society's website. Please feel free to join us, to ask questions, to attend walking tours and other events, and to celebrate Leslieville's past while creating our future. Guy Anderson, President, Leslieville Historical Society and Joanne Doucette, local historian and webmaster.

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