Photo: Islington mezzanine.

April 29, 1968.

Image courtesy of the Toronto Transit Commission, via City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 16, Series 2161, File 634(c)
Photo: The lonely side of the bus concourse at Islington.
April 29, 1968.

Compare to 2014 view: 
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Image courtesy of the Toronto Transit Commission, via City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 16, Series 2161, File 634(e)
Photo: Simpson's advertisement, Toronto Star May 10, 1968.

"You'll reach Simpson's Downtown much faster". 

26 minutes from Islington to Simpson's -- how long would this route take today?

This ad plays to the suburb residents newly serviced by the subway extensions.
Photo: Ontario Premier John Parmenter Robarts addressed the crowd at the opening ceremonies on May 10, 1968. Handsome fellow, you must admit.

The photograph display on the wall (under the curtains) is no longer there, unfortunately. See the contemporary view:

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Photo: A commemorative photo display is unveiled during the opening ceremonies at Islington. Alas, based on an inspection of Islington, this display is no longer there. (see previous image for location of display)
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Simpson's advertisement, Toronto Star May 10, 1968.

"You'll reach Simpson's Downtown much faster". 

26 minutes from Islington to Simpson's -- how long would this route take today?

This ad plays to the suburb residents newly serviced by the subway extensions.