New York Fur in Toronto. Build in 1858 as George Perkins Family residence.

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Unusual residential house for this area of the city. The beaver, bear and mink furs came from Canada, but for many years Toronto inferiority complex vis-a-vis NYC, EVERYTHING, what came from New York, was deemed superior.

In 1923, Kotsaboikidis Brothers opened their doors to the public in Toronto. Not sure, when they moved to this location. The ill fitting, odd looking front was added in about 1912.

George and Frederick Perkins were business partners. They owned “Perkins Inc. and Co.” – wholesale grocers and importer of wines and spirits. Their warehouse/shop was at 43 Front St. East.

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Buts Yuri on June 9, 2013

LIKE-18! Greetings from Ukraine! Yuri.

Sławek K. on June 9, 2013

Nice place, Like it. Greetings from Ukraine.

Dido Panizzon on June 9, 2013

Beautiful picture! LK

Ciao, dido.

flyingdutchman on June 9, 2013

Here it was the same with PARIS.


for this partly mutilated house.

Best wishes.

nino evola on June 9, 2013

Very beautiful house, good capture!


A dear greetings from italy


Lloret on June 9, 2013

Interesting house, well captured, LIKE

Jabrus on June 9, 2013

Bonito edificio y posiblemente un bonito y caro lugar para vivir. Like.

Tomros on June 10, 2013

I am surprised it is still standing! In this location most small building where replaced by highrise towers!

drku on June 12, 2013

Eine interessante Fassade, Like 25.

Freundliche Grüße Klaus

EdwardTurJ on June 13, 2013

Greetings, Tomros!
Nice capture!
Best wishes from Chernivtsi in Ukraine, Edward

mauro1968 on June 14, 2013

Bellissima ed interessante architettura con meravigliosi colori e dettagli, LIKE 27! Sinceri saluti ed un buon weekend, con amicizia ciao MAURO :-)

Chinappi on July 1, 2013

This photo induces a certain atmosphere. I LIKE it.

See you soon… Best regards from Grasse, in France.


RNLatvian on July 5, 2013

Very interesting! This is the soul of Panoramio, know the World and its peculiarities! Like!

Imre Lakat on July 17, 2013

Beautiful photos, very good composition!

Thank you for your visit.

Best regards, Imre

Passator Cortese PH on July 17, 2013

Beautiful and interesting old building! Like 30!

Greetings from Italy, Francesco.

Valerio Manassero on July 19, 2013

Interesting and beautiful photo! Like & Fav! Greetings from Italy! Valerio

jades1111 on October 21, 2013

Gut dargestellt, Tomas, LIKE und beste Grüße

María Fernando on January 18, 2014

Excelente: LIKE 33. Saludos amistosos desde España a Canadá.

Nicola Morandi on March 30, 2014

Che risalto il palazzo antico tra i moderni! Tanti Saluti, Nicola M.Like+Fav

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on June 5, 2013
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    by Tomros
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-ZS5
    • Taken on 2013/05/01 14:34:46
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/640)
    • Focal Length: 4.70mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash