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

April 16, 2012 9:48 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Tree trouble for construction-weary Roncey; Falling condo glass woes to be solved with mesh; The Donald in TO for official Trump Hotel opening; and more. The Fixer: Newly planted trees growing ... read more

Then and Now: Yonge and Grenville

Yonge and Grenville, Toronto, 1952
April 13, 2012 9:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. June 8, 1952. Yonge and Grenville, southwest corner. The construction is for the Yonge Subway line. Of course, I point this out for the non-Toronto viewers of this thread. Now. June 2011. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 13, 2012

April 13, 2012 9:51 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Political parties for municipal politics, visualizing Rob Ford's support, legalizing drug injection sites in Toronto and George Street homes to receive heritage status; and more news. Newsmaker: ... read more

Then and Now: 291 Sherbourne

291 Sherbourne, Toronto, circa 1900
April 12, 2012 9:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 291 Sherbourne, circa 1900. Residence of John Ross Robertson. Note the fence at the bottom of the picture (squint a bit). Now. July 2011. The fence. Seems to be original. read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 12, 2012

April 12, 2012 9:56 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
A new national park and power plant; airport train developments; Doug Holyday muses about voter choices; prehistoric Toronto and more: Toronto condo starts show no sign of cooling (The Globe ... read more

Heritage Toronto Moment: King Street East and Leader Lane

King St. & Leader Lane, Toronto, 1920
April 11, 2012 3:10 pm | by Editor | Comments
UrbanToronto has partnered with Heritage Toronto to capture a moment in Toronto's past. On a weekly basis, we highlight historic photos of the city's people, places and events, and tell ... read more

Artistic Groundbreaking at Studio and Studio2 on Richmond

Studio on Richmond in Toronto groundbreaking, Aspen Ridge Homes and Quadrangle
April 11, 2012 1:42 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Often viewed as a relatively bland formality within the process of constructing a condominium, groundbreaking ceremonies are largely uneventful, albeit necessary, events. Marked by the presence of ... read more

Then and Now: Admiral Road

143 Admiral Road, Toronto, circa 1910
April 11, 2012 10:30 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 143 Admiral Road, circa 1910. Home of C. Bounick. Bond and Smith, Architects. Now. August 2011. Trees and utility poles everywhere, sorry this was the best I could do. read more

Daily Headlines: New From the Internet for April 11, 2012

April 11, 2012 10:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Federal funds for TIFF; Cancelled Fees for City Fields; New and Better Food at Pearson; LRT Construction and more: Council set to vote on controversial Toronto casino (The Globe & ... read more

Then and Now: Oakmount Road

Oakmount Road, Toronto, 1917
April 10, 2012 8:30 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Twenty-Nine Oakmount Road, circa 1917. Now. September 2011 read more

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

April 10, 2012 8:19 am | by Editor | Comments
Toronto should be against Casino; Metrolinx set to reveal plans; High Park Zoo gets lifeline; and more news. Toronto should bet against casino (Globe & Mail) Toronto transit: Metrolinx ... read more

Then and Now: Elmsley Place

Elmsley Place, Toronto, circa 1910
April 9, 2012 9:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 6 - 8 Elmsley Place, circa 1910. Now. August 2011. read more

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

April 9, 2012 9:56 am | by Editor | Comments
How to get Toronto's transit policy back on track; is St. Clair West a disaster; and more news. How to get Toronto's transit policy back on track (Globe & Mail) Is St. Clair West a ... read more

Then and Now: Ridout Street

Ridout Street, Toronto, circa 1918
April 5, 2012 9:59 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Six Ridout Street, circa 1918. Now. August 2011. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 5, 2012

April 5, 2012 9:46 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Hume blasts Doug Ford's "Coney Island" Portlands vision; Mayor and Finance Minister open to casino referendum; A look at the new roads into the West Donlands; The truth about St. Clair ... read more

Then and Now: King and Sherbourne

Northeast corner of Sherbourne and Queen, Toronto, circa 1980
April 4, 2012 9:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Heya everyone. Here's something a little more recent. Sherbourne and King, northeast corner. 1980-ish. Now. October 2011. read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 4, 2012

April 4, 2012 9:48 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Back to work for part-time workers, the Jarvis bike lanes may survive yet, shopping patterns of the future, Toronto's newest islands and what's next for Rob Ford + more news. Toronto’s part-time ... read more

Heritage Toronto Moment: Home of Sir Edmund Boyd Osler

Home of Sir Edmund Osler, Toronto, early 1900s
April 3, 2012 1:42 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
UrbanToronto has partnered with Heritage Toronto to capture a moment in Toronto's past. On a weekly basis, we highlight historic photos of the city's people, places and events, and tell ... read more

Then and Now: Consumers Gas Purifying Plant

Consumers Gas Purifying Plant, Toronto, built 1899
April 3, 2012 9:57 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Shuttered Consumers Gas Purifying plant. Built 1899. http://www.caphc.ca/aw_win_reuse.htm Now. September 2011. Metro Toronto Police 51 Division. read more

Daily Headlines: New From the Internet for April 3, 2012

April 3, 2012 9:56 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Bike Lanes; Billboards; Working University Avenue Fountains (Finally); A Summer of Road Repairs; A Rare Victory for Rob Ford; and more. The Fixer: Water will soon dance again in University Ave. ... read more