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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

Then and Now: 786 Dundas West

786 Dundas Street West, Toronto, 1934
April 2, 2012 9:55 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. October 15, 1934. 786 Dundas West. Now. October 2011. Sorry, late in the day as well as late in the year — the shadows are quite long. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 2, 2012

April 2, 2012 9:50 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Smashing TTC Toilets; TO school closures; Car-crazy L.A. looking more progressive than TO on transit; 50- cent gas; and more.   The Fixer: Who’s smashing the toilets in TTC ... read more

Then and Now: King and Yonge

King and Yonge streets, Toronto, circa 1912
March 30, 2012 9:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
King Street looking east to Yonge Street, circa 1912. Of note: One King West has just started construction — the hoardings are up. Also of note: Stop looking at the Now photo to make your ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 30, 2012

March 30, 2012 9:48 am | by Editor | Comments
Lirbary workers reach deal, ending 10-day strike; roducer David Mirvish on city driving; a look at Underpass Park in Toronto; and more news. Producer David Mirvish on city driving (Globe ... read more

Heritage Toronto Moment: David Gibson House

David Gibson House, Toronto, 1967
March 29, 2012 2:50 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

Then and Now: Toronto Carpet Factory

Toronto Carpet Factory, Toronto, 2011
March 29, 2012 9:56 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
OK, I fibbed. I really can't find a great Then picture of the Toronto Carpet Factory in its heyday. So, you won't get one today. That said, not much at all has changed on the outside, so, I hope ... read more