Kensington Market, Toronto, 1971 or 1972
This series of 20 photos records a short wander through Kensignton Market and includes
the customers and interiors of a cheese store and bakery. As far as I can determine, they are posted in the order they
If you can identify people or store names,
Photo 2. Minnie's Snack Bar and Portuguese Food Store are across the street.
Photo 3. Peter Zorzi is the young man in the checked jacket on the far right.
Photo 5. Kaplan's Cheese House.
Photo 6. Kaplan's Cheese House.
Photo 7. Kaplan's Cheese House.
Photo 8. In front of Europa Butcher.
Photo 9. In front of Europa Butcher.
Photo 10. Must be Perlmutter's / Perlmuttar's Bakery.
Photo 11. A sharp-eyed website viewer pointed out to me that the window sign behind the man's head at the right, reads "ar's",
if you read it in a mirror. I checked the original scan of the negative, and he's right.
So this must be Perlmutter's / Perlmuttar's. What's the proper spelling?
Photo 12. Perlmutter's / Perlmuttar's Bakery.
Photo 13. N. Goldlist Poultry Market.
Photo 14. N. Goldlist Poultry Market. Eggs were 30/35/40 cents a dozen!
Photo 15. Fish market.
Photo 20. North-west corner of Nassau Street and Augusta Avenue.
Photographs Copyright © 1970- by Charles Dobie.
Can you provide names, details or corrections?
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