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

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 and Now: Rawlinson Public School

Rawlinson Public School, Toronto, circa 1921
July 16, 2012 8:45 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
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

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

July 16, 2012 8:34 am | by Editor | Comments
GTA residents warming to density; deputy mayor faces backlash over disparaging downtown living; OneCity should be the start of a transit discussion + other news. read more

Then and Now: Christie North of the Tracks

July 13, 2012 11:30 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 350 Christie Street. c1916. 'South and East Elevation. National Cash Register Company, Toronto. Page & Warrington, Architects, Toronto.' read more

Then and Now: 670 Austin Terrace

670 Austin Terrace in Toronto 1920
July 12, 2012 10:53 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 670 Austin Terrace. c1920 Now. March 2012. read more

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

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

Then and Now: Danforth in the Making

Building Bloor Street east of Sherbourne 1908
July 11, 2012 11:30 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 'Danforth In The Making. Looking west to Sherbourne. 1908?' That's some kind of road building. One wagon load of dirt at a time. Now. April 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 11, 2012

July 11, 2012 10:38 am | by Anonymous | Comments
$180M pricetag for killing Mississauga power plant ‘outrageous’: NDP (National Post) Can’t repair city-owned Cabbagetown heritage buildings, housing committee says (National Post) read more

Then and Now: End of the Line for Bloor Street at Sherbourne

Sherbourne and Bloor Street in Toronto 1907
July 10, 2012 10:51 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 'End of Bloor Street at Sherbourne looking east 1907?' Later. April 24, 1915. Now. March 2012. read more

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

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

Then and Now: Lyndhurst and Austin Terrace

Lyndhurst Avenue Development in Toronto 1920.
July 9, 2012 10:30 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. c1920. West side of Lyndhurst, looking northwest from just north of Austin Terrace. Now. March 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 9, 2012

July 9, 2012 9:10 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Battle over Ossington heats up, Carmageddon descends at Queen and Spadina, Toronto struggles to find a chief planner and a unique take on Astral's 'info' pillars - here are your headlines for ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 6, 2012

July 6, 2012 10:58 am | by Editor | Comments
Power restored after blackout in downtown Toronto; Mayor asks city manager to budget for property tax freeze; TTC to spend $570K to put debit machines in collector booths and more news. read more

Then and Now: 601 Sherbourne Street

601 Sherbourne St, Toronto, 1942
July 6, 2012 10:30 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Jan 15, 1942. 601 Sherbourne St. Now. April 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 6, 2012

July 6, 2012 9:48 am | by Editor | Comments
Power restored after blackout in downtown Toronto; Mayor asks city manager to budget for property tax freeze; TTC to spend $570K to put debit machines in collector booths and more news. Power ... read more

Then and Now: Walmer and Russell Hill

Corner of Walmer and Russell Hill, Toronto, circa 1920
July 5, 2012 9:57 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Northeast corner of Walmer and Russell Hill, circa 1920. Now. March 2011. read more

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

July 5, 2012 9:11 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Federal regulations force ferries to carry fewer passengers; $250K to spread pianos across the city; Mississauga may adopt bag ban; what kind of mayor does Toronto need?; a Roncesvalles food tour ... read more

Then and Now: 153 Lyndhurst

153 Lyndhurst, Toronto, circa 1917
July 4, 2012 10:30 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 153 Lyndhurst, circa 1917. Residence of Ralph Connable. Wickson & Gregg, Architects. Now. February 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 4, 2012

July 4, 2012 10:17 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Toronto ranks 8th in livability index; Richmond Hill to buy Dunlap Observatory lands; a history of the breweries in Corktown; a winning bid for the PanAm aquatics centre; Batman ad creep and ... read more

Then and Now: Yonge and Queen

July 3, 2012 11:00 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Queen and Yonge. 1980s. Looking NE along Queen. Yonge is behind the photographer. Note the 'Budget Optical' building. Note the stone reliefs on the walls. Keep reading. Now. March 2012. ... read more