YOU CAN ALMOST FEEL THE CHILL IN THESE PHOTOS OF TORONTO’S FIRST CHINATOWN, 1920‘S

CHINATOWN3 <Peddling chickens, Chinatown TORONTO, 1926>

Living and working in TORONTO’s Chinatown (behind today’s New City Hall) wasn’t exactly posh by the looks of these pictures taken in 1923-26. Today this neighbourhood has become multi-cultural with a mix of Chinese, Vietnamese, Japanese and Thai shops & restaurants.

CHINATOWN1<Chinatown street, 1923>

CHINATOWN2<Chinese printing shop on Louisa Street, 1923>

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