ESRI Toronto Historic Maps provide digital access to historic and fire insurance maps for selected years from 1818 - 1924. Search by address and select a specific year under the Layers box to track changes to a property over time. These maps show details of properties and buildings in Toronto.
For more recent fire insurance maps (Goad's) maps, visit the City of Toronto Archives at 255 Spadina Road at Macpherson.
Toronto Public Library has digitized the annual Might's Toronto City Directory which lists businesses and private residences for every street in Toronto. The 1914 Might's entry for Bridgman (between Kendal and Bathurst) and the 1969 Might's entry for Bridgman (between Kendal and Bathurst) indicate the south side of Bridgman was "not built on".
This report was prepared in the preliminary stages of the Dupont Area Regeneration Study. It is helpful to track changes to the area over the years, including the railway line construction.