Then & Now at Queen's Park

Photographs have told countless stories of Ontario’s Legislative Building from its opening in 1893 through to present day.  The following images provide a glimpse into the changes throughout history to the building and surrounding area.

Looking south through the Arches of the entrance to the Legislative Building - the left side shows 1890 view, right side shows present-day view
The grand staircase in the Legislative Building - view on the left from 1890, on right from present day
Looking north from University Avenue at the Legislative Building - the view on the left is from 1914, the view on the right is from present day
Aerial view looking south from the Legislative Building to University Avenue - the view on the left is from the 1930s, the view on the right is from present day
The Legislative Chamber - the view on the left is from 1893, the view on the right is from present day
Looking south from the main entrance of the Legislative Building - the view on the left is from 1890 and has a horse-drawn carriage in it, the view on the right is from present day and has a taxi cab in it
The lobby of the Legislative Building - the view on the left is from the 1950s, the view on the right is from present day
The 1st floor of the east wing of the Legislative Building - the view on the left is from the late 1960s, the view on the right is from present day