Leaving Parkdale for Sunnyside #2018TOPWrs

This is an interesting stretch of Queen Street, it is the very west end of Parkdale, King St. curves north and becomes Roncesvalles, and Queen St. becomes the Queensway. At the west end of King, there used to be the Sunnyside Train Station that served Grand Trunk and later Canadian National, it was closed in 1967 when GO Transit having took over commuter rail service decided not to serve that neighbourhood. One can wonder what Parkdale and Sunnyside would be like if GO Transit did stop there in 1967 onwards. The train station most likely would would have been preserved and Parkdale would not have declined in the 1970s. It would also affect the neighbourhoods to the north like Sunnyside and Roncesvalles Village, at this point it is pure speculation. GO Transit decided to stop at Exhibition instead.

Walking up into Roncesvalles is always fun, it reminds me a bit of the neighbourhood I grew up in Montreal, particulary when you go further up towards High Park Boulevard. I love walkable neighbourhoods like this, sadly something you don't see in the suburbs much. I have to come back here at some point this year before the snow comes.


Camera: Minolta SRT 101, MC Rokkor 55 f1.7 lens.
Film: Kodak Tri-X 400, Xtol 1+1.

Lighting Shop

Grand Trunk

Looking East Into Parkdale

Looking East on te West end of Queen

504 King Car Peeking Through

Apartment Front Entrace Bike Parking

Galley Food Market II

The Fruit Village

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