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Letters Patent for the Suffrage Headquarters Ltd.

In celebration of #InternationalWomensDay the three photos above are of the Letters Patent for the Suffrage Headquarters Limited, Toronto. The directors were August Stowe-Gullen, Margaret Gordon, Flora MacDonald Denison, Leslie Rose Stowe and Margaret Johnston. Incorporated October 20th, 1910 the headquarters were located at 259 ½ Yonge Street. This copy

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Kingston’s Olympic Sailing Facilities, 1976

Designed by a consortium of local architectural firms, the Onshore Olympic Sailing Facilities revitalised a badly blighted Portsmouth Harbour area for use in the 1976 Olympics. The building was designed in four main sections: competitor’s facilities, a measuring area, an administration and media office area and a restaurant and roof

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Best of 2017: Gardiners Road Drive-In, November 1948

From one year to the next, Kingston continues to grow and change in small but significant ways.  From the addition of bike lanes to the eviction of the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes, each and every alteration gives and takes from the city.  While downtown Kingston often gets a

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Aerial Photos of Kingston, 1919

With all the construction, and proposed construction, that is ongoing in our fair city we thought it was a good time to take a look at some of the early aerial photographs we have at the Archives. Taking to the air offers a fresh perspective on our ground level reality.

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