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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).

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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

Temporary bridge over the Don River (1955)

This bridge was built over the West Don River, just east of Yonge Street and a little to the north the Yonge Blvd.see more

Yonge & Queen in the 1880s

A view from Yonge Street looking west along Queen Street in about 1888. You can see horse-drawn streetcars and wagons, and gas lamps on the telephone…see more

Bedford Park Volunteer Fire Brigade

The Bedford Park Volunteer Fire Brigade, pictured in front of John Atkinson's shop at Yonge and Bedford Park Avenue in about 1900.see more

Hogg's Hollow toll gate

This is a scene from the 1850s, depicting the Hoggs Hollow toll gate, situated in North Toronto on Yonge Street near York Mills. The neighbourhood…see more