American forces attacked York in 1813. The Americans subsequently plundered the town, and set fire to the legislative buildings.
View of Toronto in 1854. Toronto became a major destination for immigrants to Canada in the second half of the 19th century.
Initially a horse-drawn system, Torontos streetcar system eventually transitioned to electric-powered streetcars in 1892.
By 1934 the Toronto Stock Exchange emerged as the countrys largest stock exchange.
Initially acting as a barrier towards development, the Toronto ravine system has since been adopted as a central piece of Torontos landscape.
The Scarborough Bluffs is an escarpment in the city, formed during the last glacial period.