First published in 1982, I Remember Sunnyside is a mine of golden memories, bringing back to life an earlier Toronto, only hints of which remain today. Like the city itself, Sunnyside was an everchanging landscape from its heady opening days in the early 1920s to its final sad demolition in the 1950s. The book captures the spirit of the best of times a magical era which can only be recaptured in memory and photographs. It also presents the reality of a newer Toronto where change, although necessary, is sometimes regrettable.... to the days of the old amusement park that used to be here and I imagined what I heard wasna#39;t traffic, but the rumble and roar of ... We didna#39;t know it then, but we were in something more than a crowd at Sunnyside; we were in the mainstream of major sociological change. ... get into your Ford coupAc outside your house, and sit comfortably behind a steering wheel until you reached Sunnyside, stop at the curb, pull on the emergency brake, and step out fifteen, twenty feet from, say, theanbsp;...
|Title||:||I Remember Sunnyside|
|Publisher||:||Dundurn - 1996-10-01|