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Queen Mary Isolation Hospital @ Langton and Hilliard

Designed by the architect William Blackwell, this hospital was built with the intention of isolating people who had infectious diseases such as typhoid,scarlet fever, and influenza. ┬áSo one half of to building was for one set of patients, the other half for a different set, and in total, at least at the very beginning, there […]

The Churches of Peterborough, ca. 1910

iI dug up these amazing shots (mostly post cards, some taken by the the Roy Studio, that have been colourized) from the Toronto Public Library Digital Reference Library, and as you can see the city had (and still has) some very dramatic religious architecture: