DATING BACK A HALF CENTURY OR MORE – TORONTO’S NIGHT LIGHTS – MANY OF THEM NEON

<THE DOWNTOWN cinema, home of ‘double bills’, Yonge Street at Gerrard East, is now a jewelry mall>

<FRAN’S, an iconic TORONTO restaurant.  Two of them still exist.>

<RONCESVALLES CAR BARN, photo by John Bromley, ca1950’s or 60’s ?>

<FILMORE’S HOTEL, Dundas Street East, still exists.>

<‘FOUR BIG HITS’, the RIO ‘grindhouse’ cinema on Yonge, south of Gerrard Street>

<TERMINAL ONE at Pearson International Airport, TORONTO’s first modern air terminal with parking space above>

<THE REGENCY HOTEL, Yorkville; replaced by a Howard Johnson’s>

<‘DANCING NIGHTLY’, the Edison Hotel, Yonge Street at Gould>

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