|THEN : The Prince of Wales rides through a crowd of thousands near the old Grandstand at the 1919 CNE.|
|THEN : The Prince of Wales at the 1919 CNE.|
The Prince of Wales also visited a number of military hospitals, as well as the Hospital for Sick Children, which had opened on College Street in 1891, where it remained until the current facility was opened up on University Avenue in 1951.
|NOW : The former "Victoria Hospital for Sick Children", on College Street, is now the Canadian Blood Services building. It was serving as a hospital for children when the Prince of Wales visited in 1919.|
|NOW : The beautifully carved sign over the College Street entrance to the former Victoria Hospital for Sick Children is one of many architectural gems that lies in wait for those who look up while they wander our city streets.|
While in Toronto, the Prince of Wales laid the cornerstone for the Royal Canadian Yacht Club clubhouse on Toronto Island. The previous clubhouse had been destroyed by fire the year before.
|THEN : A gathering of members of the Canadian Weekly Newspapers Association outside the Royal Canadian Yacht Club, Toronto Islands, 1935.|
|THEN : The Prince of Wales with Toronto's Mayor Thomas Langton Church, in 1919, on the steps of Toronto's 1899 City Hall.|
|NOW : A plaque near the site of the Leaside Aerodrome describes the history of Canada's first Air Mail delivery.|
|THEN : Packages destined for the T. Eaton Company's Toronto location arrive at the Leaside Aerodrome in 1928.|