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Then and Now: Elizabeth Street South of College

Elizabeth street south of College
September 26, 2012 11:06 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
My last Then and Now for the lost Ward district. It's amazing what the Toronto General Hospital did in this area over the last hundred years, although one may argue large hospital facilities trump ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 26, 2012

September 26, 2012 9:29 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Fight over Jarvis bike lanes has one last battle; legal threat may reopen debate on plastic bag ban; TTC eyeing 5 cent fair increase; Peel Region gets first-ever female police chief; a ... read more

Then and Now: Hayter and Elizabeth

Hayter and Elizabeth Streets, Toronto, 1907
September 25, 2012 9:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Hayter Street looking at the north side, east from Elizabeth Street. 1907. Now. May 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 25, 2012

September 25, 2012 9:55 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
TTC fare hike proposed; Mirvish goes indie; Councillor Doug Ford unhappy with the media; Toronto may delay final vote on plastic bag ban; Nuit Blanche Q&A and more news: Matt Gurney: With ... read more

CityPlace Farmers' Market Launches Today!

Canoe Landing Park in Concord CityPlace, Toronto
September 24, 2012 2:29 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
One of the most looked forward to events in early fall is harvest time, a period when a variety of fresh produce arrives in the city's numerous farmers' markets. Often found in neighborhood parks ... read more

2012 Heritage Toronto Awards

Royal Conservatory TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning
September 24, 2012 1:49 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Heritage Toronto’s annual awards play an important role in drawing attention to those responsible for promoting and protecting our city’s unique heritage. The 38th Annual Heritage Toronto Awards ... read more

Then and Now: Hayter Street between Chestnut and Elizabeth

September 24, 2012 11:20 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Hayter Street, north side, between Chestnut and Elizabeth Streets. 1907. Now. May 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 24, 2012

September 24, 2012 11:06 am | by Anonymous | Comments
It's not just concrete falling from the Gardiner; Ford lambastes his own radio station; Christopher Hume optimistic about Toronto; Sam the Record Man dies at 92 and more news. Here are today's ... read more

Daniels Spectrum Opens in Regent Park

Daniels Spectrum, the Regent Park Arts and Cultural Centre, opens in Toronto
September 23, 2012 12:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
There is nothing else quite like it in Toronto. While some people think of it as a new community centre, and it certainly is for the community, it’s not quite like any other facility in Toronto ... read more

OAA Explores Architecture's Future at Design Exchange for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche

Nuit Blanche 2011, Toronto Condos
September 21, 2012 11:57 am | by Anonymous | Comments
New concepts on the Future of Architecture will be showcased by the Ontario Association of Architects at the Design Exchange for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche on September 29th. Architects are ... read more

Then and Now: Elizabeth and Hayter Street

Elizabeth Street and Hayter Street in Toronto, 1907 The Ward
September 21, 2012 10:33 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Elizabeth Street, north from Hayter Street. 1907. Now. May 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 21, 2012

September 21, 2012 10:16 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Big numbers tossed around for potential casino, finding a home for a Toronto Museum at Casa Loma, ominous outlook on Canada's housing market while prices continue to soar + more of today's ... read more

Then and Now: Christopher and Centre Street in The Ward

Christopher and Centre Street in The Ward, Toronto
September 20, 2012 10:57 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Let's continue our walk around the Ward neighbourhood: Then. Christopher Street looking E from Centre Street. 1907. Now. May 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 20, 2012

September 20, 2012 10:42 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Ford gets schooled in geography; Improving EMS response times; TTC won't operate Eglinton LRT; Guide to condo buying and other news. Here are today's headlines. TTC won’t operate Eglinton ... read more

Toronto in 3D: Stock Restaurant's Terrace Overlooks The Core

The terrace at Stock Restaurant set up for dinner, Trump Toronto
September 19, 2012 6:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
On a day when Apple's iOS6 debuts with 3D views that let you virtually fly over Toronto's core, we thought it would make sense to reveal another way to take in Toronto "in 3D". Located midway up ... read more

Then and Now: University Avenue and Christopher

Bethany Church at University and Christopher in Toronto
September 19, 2012 11:41 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. University and Christopher, northwest corner. That's Bethany Church on the corner. We've seen Bethany Church before in this thread - what's new is that it's a different Then picture. You can ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 19, 2012

September 19, 2012 10:31 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Rob Ford struggles with Canadian geography, tells reporters to go home; land transfer tax still a 'cash cow'; Jarvis bike lanes can't be saved; why the Underground Cinema closed and more ... read more

Then and Now: Chestnut Street

Chestnut Street, Toronto, 1907
September 18, 2012 10:21 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. View of Chestnut, looking north from Christopher Street. 1907. Hard to believe our downtown hospital district was a residential area for a time — from about the mid-1800s and up until ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 18, 2012

September 18, 2012 10:14 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
City posts $188 million surplus; dead alligator and grow op in Milton; how to solve Toronto's bike-parking problem; TCHC report recommends retaining single-family homes and more news: $180 art ... read more

Then and Now: Queen and Simcoe

September 17, 2012 11:29 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 'Queen Street West between Simcoe and University, 1926.' Now. April 2012. 'Campbell House' is situated where the backyards of those stores would have been. Campbell House of course was ... read more