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STRUCTURES: Toronto’s Historic Stores

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Editor’s note: Spacing has teamed up with Rogers TV to spread the word about their show Structures, their weekly program that takes a look at the history of Toronto’s communities — a perfect fit for many of our readers. Each week we will provide a brief summary of the upcoming episode, along with a link to a preview video on the Rogers TV site.

This week’s episode:
Structures Explores some great Toronto shopping enterprises of the past including retail giants, Eaton’s and Simpson’s.  Memories, accounts and photographs take us back to the heyday of Toronto’s big departments stores, including an interview with John Craig Eaton, Chairman of Eaton’s of Canada Inc.


More about Structures:
Structures is Rogers TV’s award-winning architecture series, hosted by Heather Seaman. This show features an in-depth look into the personalities and rich history of Toronto’s most interesting communities. Structures showcases the compelling stories associated with Toronto’s most intriguing landmarks and legendary buildings. It’s a spellbinding half-hour look at how our local buildings have played a significant role in shaping our local culture and heritage. Watch Structures on Rogers TV Cable 10/63 in Toronto/Scarborough Mondays @ 10PM. Visit www.RogersTV/Structures for more information.