Category Archive for "History"

The Neighbourhood

The Don Valley parkway separates Bloor street and Danforth Avenue.  Starting with Riverdale and and Broadview North on the West, and moving through East York Danforth Village encompasses Greektown.  Quality Optical opened almost 30 years ago as a family owned…

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History of glasses

Although Quality Optical has been selling prescription glasses, sunglasses, and lenses since the 1980s, an unknown inventor believed to be from Italy somewhere between 1268 and 1289 invented glasses.  Early on these were known to be worn by monks and scholars;…

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