Photo cred - Lost Toronto

Once upon a time, Yonge and Dundas Square was not the bustling metropolitan hub it is today. Just a little over 100 years ago, it was just another random street in Toronto. In fact, Dundas East used to be a tiny little dead-end street called Wilton Ave. before a whole bunch of buildings were demolished and the bustling square we know now was built. The street was connected with Agnes Street, which would eventually become Dundas West.

Here are some of the demolished buildings:

And here's Yonge-Dundas Square today:

What a difference a century makes.


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