Then. 1969. Spadina, west side, College Avenue in the distance. Yes, they could park at a 45-degree angle like that. Like they still do in some small towns. It made life easier for those whose ... read more
Toronto tries Saskatchewan's method for stopping crime before it starts; IBM's Guru Banavar on traffic, politics and Toronto; what are Toronto cyclists' worst habits; and more news.
Toronto tries ... read more
July 19, 2012 9:46 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Water, salt and neglect is taking down the Gardiner; Rob Ford wants tougher gun sentences; consultant trades 100k a year to sing on Toronto's streets; ice-cool office space + more news.
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July 18, 2012 12:07 pm | by Albert Chen | Comments
Falling concrete continues to plague the Gardiner, Toronto sets new heat record, city councillor and MPP combine forces for common goal, history lesson on University Avenue and more:
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Then. 100 Torrens Avenue. Opened 1915. Torrens Avenue School. Note the ships mast thing. They must have had a cadet corps of some sort.
Now. April 2012. William Burgess Elementary (renamed in ... read more
July 17, 2012 9:30 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Americans and Brits view Toronto as 'world-class'; Mayor Ford has a new chief of staff; full cost of moving Mississauga gas plant comes in at $190m; Tories charge that Pan Am Games are too ... read more
Then. Rawlinson Public School, circa 1921. Earnscliffe and Glenholme Avenues. I've been studying this one. It's not from the usual design mold. Other contemporary schools from the 1920s — Maurice ... read more
July 12, 2012 10:46 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
TTC introduces scorecard to measure reliability; $180m to save a Liberal seat; stores continue to charge 5 cent bag fee; OneCity transit plan collapses and more:
Karen Stintz’s OneCity plan goes ... read more
July 10, 2012 10:34 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Heritage group frustrated over lack of care for buildings; OneCity transit plan finds little traction; Mayor's allies fail to back tax freeze; reconstruction of a 'grand union' and more:
‘Artistic ... read more