Parkdale in Pictures: Its Development to 1889

Margaret Laycock and Barbara Myrvold

Paper, 64 p., 71 b&w illus.,
22 x 28 cm.

Retail Price: $10

Toronto Public Library, 1991.

Local History Handbook No. 7.

ISBN 0-920601-12-X.

Tracks the evolution of the Parkdale area from its beginning as an Indian portage route and French fur trading post to its annexation to Toronto in 1889. The book focuses on Parkdale's decade as an independent municipality, 1879-1889. Gives origins of 45 Parkdale street names.

"A sophisticated work of local history."
Victor Russell, Canadian Book Review Annual, 1992.

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Branches: Bloor/Gladstone, City Hall, Lillian H. Smith, Parkdale

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