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Read:  The stories of Yonge Street, from the first breaking of the ground, to a first kiss.

Watch and listen: to the voices of the many travelers along Yonge Street.

Contribute:  Upload your own memories – images, stories, videos and audiofiles. (Audio and video files must be smaller than 32MB).

Share:   Comment, share, tweet (#youryongestreet) and become part of the living history of Yonge Street.

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Yonge St. Arcade

Yonge St. Arcade was built in 1884 on the East side of Yonge St., opposite Temperance St., and demolished in 1954.see more

Car 43 on the Metropolitan line, 1912

This electric streetcar belonging to the Toronto and York Radial Railway is pictured on Yonge at Yonge Blvd. Incorporated in 1877, this railway was…see more

The day the sewers backed up

This is my favourite Yonge and Gerrard Story.

My father was a mechanic at Gorrie's car dealership which was where 40 Gerrard St. apts. are across…see more

Walking Yonge Street with my dad in the 30's

My dad was an Irish immigrant from Belfast and it was such a struggle to raise a family in those days but he always walked so proud and dressed…see more

House at Yonge St. & Roxborough in the 1870s

A painting of Thomas Nightingale's house, which stood near the corner of Yonge & Roxborough streets, just north of the modern Rosedale subway station,…see more