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Photo of the Day: Frozen Harbour

Waterfront Skyline Toronto
January 29, 2013 1:00 am | by Sam Larson | Comments
Across the snow-covered lake, we see the new waterfront developments creeping along the once industrial lakeshore. This photo, taken by Forum member Jack Landau from the portlands on a gloomy ... read more

Rockport to Preserve Historic Postal Station K in Part

Front door and Royal Insignia of Edward VIII at Postal Station K, Toronto
January 28, 2013 5:50 pm | by Sam Larson | Comments
Postal Station K sits at 2384 Yonge Street a couple of blocks north of Eglinton Avenue. The stunning, simple building (in need of window restoration), is a great example of stripped ... read more

Then and Now: Parliament and Queen

Parliament and Queen, Toronto, 1959
January 28, 2013 10:56 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. We are looking in a SW direction; the drugstore across the street is the NW corner of Parliament and Queen. August 1959. Now. July 2012. It's still a furniture store across the street — ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 28, 2013

January 28, 2013 10:46 am | by Sam Larson | Comments
Wynne makes history as first openly gay premier in Canada; Mayor Ford remains vulnerable in head-to-head, poll finds; how the TTC used to deal with overcrowding; and more news. Don’t turn ... read more

Photo of the Day: Turbulent Steam

Financial District and L Tower
January 28, 2013 1:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Although Toronto's mighty Industrial Age may have passed, with our strongest source of wealth being created in the towering downtown financial buildings, here we still get a factory smokestack ... read more

It's Interior Design Show Weekend at the Metro Convention Centre

January 25, 2013 9:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
There's no time of year that we concentrate more on our creature comforts than in the cold depths of winter, so this weekend is the perfect one to be tempted into improving one's domestic lot with ... read more

A Look at King Blue's Model Suite

January 25, 2013 5:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
For prospective condominium purchasers, two-dimensional visual stimuli such as renderings and floorplans often aren't enough. To provide buyers with a more immersive experience, developers include ... read more

Then and Now: St. Margaret's School, Bloor West

St. Margaret's School, Bloor & Spadina, Toronto, circa 1898
January 25, 2013 10:50 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Bloor Street again. St. Margaret's School. This time at the southeast corner of Spadina, circa 1898. Picture sourced by wwwebster. St. Margaret's was a day and boarding school for girls. It ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 25, 2013

January 25, 2013 9:24 am | by Editor | Comments
With a loss, Ford could seek leave to appeal from Supreme Court; Toronto Scientology location boarded up as controversial organization plans renovation; how Brantford used casino dollars to save ... read more

Photo of the Day: Winter City

Toronto's Bloor Street in January
January 25, 2013 1:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Just in case you needed a reminder, it's very cold outside this week and this photo captures our frozen metropolis quite nicely. Captured by Edward Skira near the intersection of Bay and Bloor, we ... read more

990 Bay Gives Way to 1Thousand

1Thousand Bay condos Toronto by Cresford Developments
January 24, 2013 6:20 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Bay street north of City Hall has seen quite an amazing shift in its image as well as its uses in the last few years, with new projects in the neighbourhood like Motion, Burano, and The Sick Kids ... read more

Emerald Park Reaches Ground Level

Emerald Park Construction
January 24, 2013 3:37 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Downtown is not the only area seeing massive towers sprout up along its throughfares these past few years. Along with other urban nodes in the GTA, the transportation hub and cultural crossroad of ... read more

Then and Now: 280 Bloor Street West

Home that once stood at 280 Bloor Street West, Toronto, 1924
January 24, 2013 10:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 280 Bloor West. April 29, 1924. I don't know when this place was erected, who owned it, or when it was demolished. Can anyone help?   Now. July 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 24, 2013

January 24, 2013 10:56 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Ford to learn fate Friday morning; strollers on streetcars fight continues; Chow on casinos; falling glass at Shangri-La and more news. Decision on whether Rob Ford will keep his job will be ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Financial District Rises High

King and Bay, Toronto
January 24, 2013 1:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
It's not just our lake shore that's seeing dramatic changes these days. The financial district at the heart of our city's economic engine has seen quite a bit of change in the past couple of years ... read more

Cityzen, Fernbrook and Castlepoint's Backstage in Business

A view of the Backstage luffing crane being assembled from above, by SkyJacked
January 23, 2013 6:10 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The pace is picking up at the Backstage construction site in Downtown Toronto. Installation of the high lift construction crane was completed on Monday after its foundation pad was poured on the ... read more

Goldman and Monarch's Landmark Picasso Condo Breaks Ground

Ground Breaking at Picasso
January 23, 2013 5:00 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
It may have been a cccold day in Toronto, but the Entertainment District just got a lot hotter with the ground being broken for the Monarch Group's Picasso Condos. With an avant garde design ... read more

Then and Now: Queen and Vancouver

Queen and Vancouver streets, Toronto, 1899
January 23, 2013 10:50 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 'Queen Street East Church.' Queen and Vancouver, northwest corner, circa 1899. Looks like a growing congregation; if you go by the addition to the front; or would that be the other way ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 23, 2013

January 23, 2013 10:39 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Ford needs stronger agenda; majority support casino; MGM eyes CNE; how urban design effects our health, and more! If Rob Ford had ‘stronger agenda’ it would eliminate some of the ‘sideshow ... read more

Photo of the Day: View From Below

Looking up at King Street from King Subway Station
January 23, 2013 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day is a great view of King Street and its towers, as seen from below. Our vantage point is the bottom of the stairs at King Subway Station. And, coincidentally, we have a ... read more