Web Resources

Archives of Ontario
Built Heritage News
Cabbagetown Preservation Association
City of Toronto Archives
City of Toronto History Resources
Community Heritage Ontario
Community History Project (The Tollkeeper’s Cottage)
Enoch Turner Schoolhouse Foundation
The Friends of Fort York
Heritage Toronto
Harbord Village Residents’ Association History Group
Jewish Genealogical Society of Canada (Toronto)
Kensington Alive (St. Stephen’s House)

Kensington Market Drum
Library & Archives Canada
New Toronto Historical Society
North Toronto Historical Society
Ontario Genealogical Society (Toronto)
Ontario Historical Society

Ontario Jewish Archives
Photographic Historical Society of Canada
Riverdale Historical Society
Swansea Historical Society
Toronto Architectural Conservancy
Toronto Marine Historical Society
Toronto Postcard Club
Town of York Historical Society
West Toronto Junction Historical Society
Weston Heritage Conservation District
York Pioneer and Historical Society

Site Bibliography

Anderson, Grace. Networks of Contact: The Portuguese and Toronto. Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 1974.

Anderson, Grace and David Higgs. A Future to Inherit: Portuguese Communities of Canada. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1976.

Anonymous. “‘We were poor,’ says Victor. ‘Full-time poor,’ says John.” Toronto Star, 21 December, 2003.

Anonymous. “The changing face of Kensington Market.” Toronto Star, 25 July 1988.

Bradburn, Jamie. The Canadian Encyclopedia, “Toronto Feature: Spadina Expressway.” Last modified 2012. Accessed February 7, 2013.

Benn, Carl, and Catherine Molnar, Walter Gomes, Kevin Hebib. City of Toronto, “Toronto Culture – Exploring Toronto’s past – The Modern Metropolis, From 1951.” Last modified 2006. Accessed January 25, 2013.

Canada’s Historic Places: A Federal, Provincial and Territorial Collaboration, “Kensington Market National Historic Site of Canada.” Last modified 2006. Accessed January 30, 2013.

Cochrane, Jean. Kensington. Erin, Ont.: Boston Mills Press, 2000.

Church of Saint Stephen-in-the-Fields. “History.” Accessed February 9th, 2013.

Da Rosa, Victor and Carlos Teixeira. The Portuguese in Canada: Diasporic Challenges and Adjustment. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009.

DeLaurentiis, Joanne. Kensington Roots. Toronto: St. Stephen Community House, 1980.

Denison, Robert Evelyn. A History of the Denison Family in Canada, 1792 to 1910: For the Use of Members of the Family Only. [Ontario]: Privately printed, 1910.

Donegan, Rosemary. Spadina Avenue. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre Ltd, 1985.

Flack, Derek. Blog TO, “A Visual History of Kensington Market.” Last modified 2011. Accessed January 25, 2013.

Friends of Christie Pits Park: History. “Christie Pits Riot of 1933.” Accessed February 9, 2013.

Gagan, David. The Denison Family of Toronto 1792-1925. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1973.

Giles, Wenona. Portuguese Women in Toronto: Gender, Immigration, and Nationalism. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002.

Gladstone, Bill. “Opening of the Standard Yiddish Theatre, 1922.” Accessed February 8, 2013.

Gladstone, Bill. “The Standard becomes a Movie House, 1935.” Accessed February 8, 2013.

“Government of Canada Commemorates the National Historic Significance of Kensington Market.” Canadian Corporate News, May 25, 2008.

Hiebert, Daniel. “Jewish Immigrants and the Garment Industry of Toronto, 1901-1931: A Study of Ethnic and Class Relations.” Annals of the Association of American Geographers 83: 2 (June 1, 1993): 243–271.

Higgs, David. The Portuguese in Canada. Ottawa: Canadian Historical Association, 1982.

Kensington Alive. “Virtual Tour.” Accessed February 10th, 2012.

“Kensington Market in Toronto – Ontario, Canada .” Travel & Events. Posted Sep 27, 2009. Canadian Tourism YouTube Channel.  Web. Last modified 2009. Accessed January 25, 2013.

Levin, Laura, and Kim Solga. “The Drama Review.” Building Utopia: Performance and the Fantasy of Urban Renewal in Contemporary Toronto. 53: 3 (2008): 37-53.

Levitt, Sheldon. Treasures of a People : the Synagogues of Canada. Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1985.

Libertucci, Amelia. “Schooling in Little Portugal: The Portuguese Experience.” Masters Thesis, University of Toronto, 2011.

Lundell, Liz. The Estates of Old Toronto. Erin, Ont: The Boston Mills Press. 1997.

Marques, Domingos and Manuela Maruja. With Hardened Hands— A Pictorial History of Portuguese Immigration to Canada in the 1950s. Toronto: New Leaf Publications, 1993.

Marques, Domingos and João Mederios. Portuguese Immigrants: 25 Years in Canada. Toronto: Marquis Printers, 1980.

Matheson, Sarah A. “Ruling The Inner City: Television, Citizenship and King of Kensington.” Canadian Journal of Film Studies. 15. no. 1 (2006): 46-62.

Myrvold, Barbara. Historical Walking Tour of Kensington Market and College Street. Toronto: Toronto Public Library Board, 1993.

Nessim, Daniel. “The History of Jewish Missions in Canada.” Paper presented to the Lausanne Consultation on Jewish Evangelism, Toronto, Ontario, April 27, 2004.

Ontario Travel Secrets, “Kensington Market Toronto.” Last modified 2012. Accessed January 25, 2013.

Parks Canada, “Directory of Federal Heritage Designations.” Last modified 2012. Accessed January 30, 2013.

Shaw, Jennifer Lyn. “Resistance amidst disorganization: Understanding the nature of community organizing in Toronto’s Kensington Market.” Masters Thesis, University of Toronto, 2005.

Statistics Canada, Land Information Toronto 2003 Copyright City of Toronto, “Kensington-Chinatown Social Profile 2-Neighbourhoods, Immigration, Ethnicity, Language.” Last modified 2001.

Tapper, Lawrence F. A Biographical Dictionary of Canadian Jewry 1909-1914 : from The Canadian Jewish Times. Teaneck, N.J.: Avotaynu, 1992.

Taylor, Doug. The Villages Within: An Irreverent History of Toronto and a Respectful Guide to the St Andrew’s Market, The King West District, The Kensington Market, & Queen Street West. New York: iUniverse, Inc., 2010.

Teixeira, Carlos. “Cultural Resources and Ethnic Entrepreneurship: A Case Study of the Portuguese Real Estate Industry in Toronto.” Canadian Geographer 42:3 (1998): 276-281.

Toronto’s First Synagogues. “The Kiever.” Accessed February 8th, 2013.

The Kiever Shul. “History.” Accessed February 8th, 2013.

“United Bakers Dairy Restaurant: A Toronto Tradition Since 1912.” Harvest Group: 2012.