The Bloor Viaduct: Bridging Toronto’s East and West via The Don Valley

By Nicole Czorny

You’ve crossed it more times than you can probably remember as you travel east and west across Toronto, spanning the slopes of the Don Valley Ravine, high over the river.

Bridging The Don: the Prince Edward Viaduct, released by City of Toronto Archives, takes a look at the history of the Prince Edward Viaduct, from its lengthy approval process to its opening in June 16, 1915.Read More »


Jennifer Bonnell’s Disseration on the Lower Don River Valley

By Ashlee McMillan

Jennifer Bonnell’s dissertation, Imagined Futures and Unintended Consequences: An Environmental History of Toronto’s Don River Valley, “explores human interactions with Toronto’s Don River Valley from the late eighteenth century to the present, focusing on the period of intense urbanization and industrialization between 1880 and 1940.” Read More »