Welcome to the City of Toronto Archives
Whether you are interested in knowing more about the history of your house, writing a school project or essay, looking for old photographs, preparing a deputation to City Council, or wish to discover more about the Toronto that was...the Archives can help you find what you need!
Fire insurance plans provide detailed information about buildings and neighbourhoods.
Our online collection is now fully available to MAC users. We have also added enhanced scans, and a street index with each year.
See the most recently scanned material that's available to view online.
There are now 93,206 scanned images linked to descriptions in our online catalogue.
Looking for gift ideas? The Archives has available for sale in the Research Hall, a pre-printed selection of some of our favourite photographs.