The 1980s were a time that seems not-too-distant from today, but were a completely different world.
Toronto in the 1980s was defined by video rental stores, Degrassi's original seasons, and $5-baseball tickets.
It's unquestionable that there's an 80s "feel" to certain images that immediately sparks an emotional response. Tough to pin down, it's probably the closest one can get to the experience of "authentic" nostalgia, if they lived through the era.
Here are photos of what Toronto looked like in the 1980s.
by Staff via blogTO