Deja Views: Looking back to Queen Street East and Willow Avenue in the 1980s

Chris Nicholls took the above photo of Canadian's Dry Cleaners at Queen Street East and Willow Avenue in the 1980s. Inset photo shows the site today.


The Chopping Block is an ironic name for a butcher’s store that is no longer in business.

In the 1980s, the store was was home to Canadian’s Dry Cleaners.

The location is at the northwest corner of Queen Street East and Willow Avenue.

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