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Then and Now: Yonge and Gloucester, Part II

Yonge and Gloucester in Toronto, 1938
October 17, 2012 10:36 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 1936 this time. A different angle on our old Masonic building. Now. May 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For October 17, 2012

October 17, 2012 10:27 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Hudak moves in on transit talks, City flirts with widening smoking ban, Toronto condos take a hit, and movie theatres could get alot more fun. Here are your daily headlines. Posted Toronto ... read more

Then and Now: Yonge and Gloucester

Yonge and Gloucester, Toronto, 1955
October 16, 2012 9:48 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 1955. Yonge looking north towards Gloucester. Now.  May 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For October 16, 2012

October 16, 2012 9:44 am | by Editor | Comments
Dalton McGuinty resigns; Citizens ready to get real on transit; drivers fed up with Eastern Ave lane reductions + more news. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford logging fewer hours meeting with ... read more

Then and Now: Eastern Avenue South of Russell Car House

Eastern Avenue south of Russell Hill Car House 1928.
October 15, 2012 11:33 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. August 15, 1928. Eastern Avenue south of Russell Car House, looking west. Now. May 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For October 15, 2012

October 15, 2012 11:12 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Hume compares TO to Calgary; No more GO monthly pass; Home sales drop in September as prices rise; 1st anniversary of Occupy and more. Here are today's headlines.  Calgary yearns for what ... read more

Then and Now: Eastern Avenue and the Don River

North from Eastern Avenue and the Don River
October 12, 2012 10:40 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Our Bridge again. This time looking north. Now. May 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For October 12, 2012

October 12, 2012 10:30 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Hudak proposes to take over TTC operations, e-bikes seek equality with pedal-pushing counterparts, rush hour increasingly painful, city festival's growing pains plus more of today's top ... read more

Topping Off September 2012: What's Hot On UrbanToronto

L Tower Condos Toronto by Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Realty
October 11, 2012 12:20 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
September was definitely an interesting month here on UrbanToronto. With the conclusion of summer the City's planning department was back in full-swing, holding public consultation meetings and ... read more

Then and Now: Eastern Avenue Bridge

Eastern Avenue Bridge in Toronto, 1900
October 11, 2012 10:55 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Eastern Avenue bridge. 1900-ish I'm guessing. Looking west, I believe. The spot where the photographer is standing is now - best guess - the southbound lanes of the Don Valley Parkway. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For October 11, 2012

October 11, 2012 10:05 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Unions throw support behind Toronto casino, cheaper homes bear burden of land-transfer tax, Sarah Thomson's back in the spotlight, serial arsonist admits to Empress Hotel fire, Old Neilson ... read more

38th Annual Heritage Toronto Awards Winners

CanStage Theatre at 26 Berkeley Street in Toronto
October 10, 2012 2:49 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Last night Heritage Toronto presented the 38th annual Heritage Toronto Awards at Koerner Hall, located within the Royal Conservatory of Music. The awards recognize and pay tribute to those ... read more

Daniels Faculty Presents "Risky Business: Financing the City"

Daniels faculty logo
October 10, 2012 2:33 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design's Fora series presents Risky Business: Financing the City on Thursday, October 18. The event, held at the Isabel Bader Theatre at 93 ... read more

Then and Now: Beach, East of McLean Avenue

Beach and McLean Avenue in Toronto, 1917.
October 10, 2012 10:19 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Beach, east of McLean Ave. Dec 5, 1917. Now. May 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For October 10, 2012

October 10, 2012 10:06 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Bloor-Christie residents on edge following string of area assaults, City Council debates holiday shopping, TTC union launches ad campaign seeking support, separated bike lanes on Queens Quay East ... read more

Then and Now: R L Patterson Residence

R L Patterson residence, O'Connor Drive, Toronto, circa 1910
October 9, 2012 9:51 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. R L Patterson residence. Built 1885. Picture, circa 1910. Now. May 2012. Ina Grafton Gage [nursing] Home. Two O'Connor Drive. Still in it's original location, more or less; but I haven't ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For October 9, 2012

October 9, 2012 9:45 am | by Editor | Comments
Toronto residents uninformed about Metrolinx transit plan; charting a path to car-free streets;; EMS paramedics refuse overtime and more news. Toronto residents uninformed about Metrolinx transit ... read more

Then and Now: University Avenue South of College

University between College and Christopher, Toronto 1907
October 5, 2012 10:18 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then.  University E side between College and Christopher.  1907. Now.  May 2012. read more

Detropia Comes to Bloor Hot Docs Cinema

Detropia by directors Rachel Grady & Heidi Ewing
October 4, 2012 2:57 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Detropia, a film by directors Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing (of Jesus Camp) is the story of a city that has become synonymous with the erosion of the manufacturing base and ensuing financial ... read more

Architect Burton Hamfelt Presents the first Bulthaup Lecture at the Daniels Faculty

Burton Hamfelt
October 4, 2012 12:03 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto is kicking off this year’s bulthaup lectures with an informative presentation by architect Burton Hamfelt. ... read more