February 19, 2013 10:46 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Eglinton TTC station, 1960s.
I remember that Laura Secord store (in the middle distance) as being quite large and busy. The salesladies wore a white uniform; many were older ladies; many ... read more
February 19, 2013 10:30 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The city-led transit consultation holds its fourth public event; retired construction boss Nicolo Milioto downplays Mob links; book lover Nicholas Hoare is closing up shop; uncertain future of ... read more
February 15, 2013 10:36 am | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
Increased revenue for Metrolinx; making cycling in Toronto safer; Mayor Ford apologizes for another bungle; the case for a Canadian ministry of cities; and more news.
Metrolinx may consider ... read more
Today's photo of the day captures the ROM Crystal from high up on a cold and cloudy winter morning. It's not often we see the controversial crystal from this angle. Love it or hate it, it's easy ... read more
This shot is an awesome view of downtown Toronto shot from the east side. Captured by Forum member, udo, here we see L Tower to the left, the CN Tower on the right, and St. James Cathedral's ... read more
February 14, 2013 10:41 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. College Theatre. NW corner College and Dovercourt. 'Gallant Journey' is on the marquee. This dates the photograph to 1946. The theatre was built in 1920; closed in 1967.
Now. August ... read more
OCAD's new cultural centre to be named Princess of Wales Art Centre; Hudake eyes transit as way to win over Torontonians; and more news.
OCAD’s new cultural centre to be named Princess of Wales ... read more
February 13, 2013 11:28 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Toronto reviewing snow protocol; Vaughan seeks seat on executive committee; Toronto Board of Health reaffirms Casino opposition and more news.
Toronto to review snow emergency protocol after last ... read more
Weekend snowstorm cost city about $4 million to clean up; Toronto Board of Health opposes new casino; skating on Lake Ontario a hardy adventure; and more news.
Weekend snowstorm cost city about ... read more
February 11, 2013 10:46 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
A tidbit of cinema history today.
Then. Hyland Theatre. Opened 1948. It had just closed for good in this picture — June-ish 2001 [Demolished in 2003]. I was just strolling down Yonge that day; ... read more
February 11, 2013 10:36 am | by Sam Larson | Comments
Public open to tax for metrolinx; "City' of town"? Richmond Hill debates what's in a name; Toronto Pedestrian group advocates for walking-friendly city, and more news.
Posted Toronto Political ... read more
February 8, 2013 4:30 pm | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
As part of its bulthaup 2012-2013 lecture series, the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto is hosting a lecture by world-renowned architect ... read more
February 8, 2013 10:41 am | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
GO Transit & TTC delays; alleged TCHC corruption; keeping the TTC fowl free; the problems of commercial at-grade in new condos; and more news.
School closings, transit delays and more: What ... read more
February 7, 2013 10:41 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 'Floral Designs.' 1639 Yonge Street. 1925-ish? This is just south of the entrance to Mount Pleasant Cemetery. A greenhouse on the right of the picture peeks out. All nicely situated to ... read more
February 7, 2013 10:02 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
RioCan rails against casino; new budget chief; report on health affects of a casino; convicted cabbies; and more news.
RioCan CEO rails against downtown Toronto casino (National Post)
Councillor ... read more
February 6, 2013 10:52 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. November 22, 1921. 2472-2474 Yonge Street.
Now. July 2012. This is the west side of Yonge just below Castlefield Avenue. The Centro Restaurant is 2472 Yonge. I don't believe Yonge was ever ... read more