Vintage Aerial Photographs of the City of Toronto

Aerial photographs are pretty popular these days on social media sites like Instagram, Flickr and 500px. I decided to take a look to see what I could find on the Toronto Archives and the Toronto Public Library archives pertaining to vintage aerial photographs. Here is what I found. Enjoy!

aerial photographs
1925 – aerial photographs of Toronto
aerial photographs
1929
aerial photographs
1929
aerial photographs
1937 – Toronto General Hospital
aerial photographs
1939 – CNE
aerial photographs
1947 – aerial photographs of CNE
1948 – aerial photographs CNE 2
aerial photographs
1948 – Regent Park
aerial photographs
1948 – The Ex Stadium
aerial photographs
1948 – The Toronto Islands
aerial photographs
1949 – Toronto Harbour
aerial photographs
1951 – aerial photographs
aerial photographs
1954
aerial photographs
1963 – aerial photographs
aerial photographs
1964 – Yonge and Eglinton
1966 - Looking southeast; visitors to the observation platform will get this view of the controversial old city hall from the new
1966 – Looking southeast; visitors to the observation platform will get this view of the controversial old city hall from the new
1966 - Looking southeast; visitors to the observation platform will get this view of the controversial old city hall from the new
1966 – The Ex
1966 - Looking southeast; visitors to the observation platform will get this view of the controversial old city hall from the new
1967
1966 - Looking southeast; visitors to the observation platform will get this view of the controversial old city hall from the new
1967
1966 - Looking southeast; visitors to the observation platform will get this view of the controversial old city hall from the new
1968
1966 - Looking southeast; visitors to the observation platform will get this view of the controversial old city hall from the new
1971
1966 - Looking southeast; visitors to the observation platform will get this view of the controversial old city hall from the new
1972 – Ontario Place
toronto aerials
1975
1975 - CN Tower finishing
1975 – CN Tower finishing
1980s
1980s
1980s
1980s
1980s
1980s
1980s
1983
1983
1983 - The Ex Stadium 2
1983 – The Ex Stadium 2
1983 - University of TOronto
1983 – University of Toronto
1984 - Roy Thomson Hall
1984 – Roy Thomson Hall
1985 - A wing-mounted camera captures this view of the Toronto skyline with pilot Larry Newman 37 left and Star photographer Mike Slaughter
1985 – A wing-mounted camera captures this view of the Toronto skyline with pilot Larry Newman 37 left and Star photographer Mike Slaughter
1980s – Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980s - Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980s – Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980s – Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980s – Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980s – Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980s – Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980s – Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980s - Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980s – Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980s - Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980s – Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980s - Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980s – Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980s - Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980s – Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980s - Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980s – Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980s - Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980s – Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980s - Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980s – Aerial views of Fort York, Exhibition Place and Ontario Place.
1980-1987- Ontario Place - the Forum and exterior views.. - 1980-1987
1980-1987 – Ontario Place – the Forum and exterior views.
1990-1994 - Aerial Views
1990-1994 – Aerial Views
1990-1994 - Aerial Views
1990-1994 – Aerial Views

 1980-1988 - Ataritiri aerial views
1980-1988 – Ataritiri aerial views

 

To find more photos like these, visit the Toronto Archives or the Toronto Public Library Archives.

 

 

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