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Then and Now: Copp Clark Company, Wellington and Portland

Copp Clark Company, Wellington and Portland, Toronto, circa 1913
May 27, 2013 9:46 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. The Copp Clark Company Limited. Wellington and Portland, southeast corner, circa 1913. Now. April 2013. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 27, 2013

May 27, 2013 9:18 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Heritage puts up a legal fight; lights still out at Trump; changing places of worship; police speak with Ford staffer; and more news. Wreckers of heritage building under fire at last: Hume(The ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sunset Over Aura

Aura Condos, Toronto
May 27, 2013 12:00 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Another spectacular shot of the Aura at College Park condos, this time seen from afar. As the day comes to an end and the sun sets over Toronto, Aura towers over the other buildings, a large crane ... read more

Construction at Halfway Point in the West Don Lands

May 24, 2013 7:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Waterfront Toronto gathered the media yesterday for a quick update on work to create a new neighbourhood for Toronto; specifcally one which will be home during August 2015 to athletes, their ... read more

14th Annual Doors Open Toronto Kicks Off at Bridgepoint

Doors Open Toronto 2013, Bridgepoint Hospital, Don Jail
May 24, 2013 3:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
For fans of Toronto architecture and history, with free access to over 150 architecturally, historically, and culturally significant structures across the city, Doors Open Toronto is undoubtedly ... read more

Alterra's Post House Condos Taking Shape on George Street

Post House Condos Downtown Toronto Alterra Developments
May 24, 2013 11:30 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Under construction just a couple blocks from the St. Lawrence Market is Post House Condos. The Wallman Architects-designed building is set to rise 21 storeys high between Adelaide and ... read more

Then and Now: Royal College of Dental Surgeons

Royal College of Dental Surgeons, College & Huron, Toronto, circa 1916
May 24, 2013 9:48 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Royal College of Dental Surgeons. College and Huron, northeast corner, circa 1916. Now. Daniels Faculty. April 2013. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 24, 2013

May 24, 2013 9:43 am | by Nada Laskovski | Comments
Mayor Rob Ford's allies prepare to run city; stunning images of every flight in the world; Pan Am Games athletes' village is on track; and more news. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s allies prepare to run ... read more

Photo of the Day: Cloudy Nights

Aura Condos, Toronto
May 24, 2013 12:00 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
The future resident of this floor of the Aura condos is in for a real treat considering this view overlooking downtown Toronto is absolutely breathtaking. And if this is how amazing the view looks ... read more

Five Cool Places to Visit this weekend at Doors Open Toronto

Waterfront Toronto Queens Quay Rendering Downtown
May 23, 2013 5:55 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Doors Open Toronto, the highly anticipated yearly urban-explorathon, is happening this Saturday and Sunday. For thirteen years Doors Open has offered you and me an oppurtunity to peak behind ... read more

Touring Through Aspen Ridge's Scenic on Eglinton: Part 2

Scenic on Eglinton, Aspen Ridge Homes, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Mike Niven
May 23, 2013 5:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The following is the second installment on our tour of Aspen Ridge Homes’ Scenic on Eglinton.  If you haven’t read Part 1 yet, please take a moment to check it out for a good look at the ... read more

Park Towns Make a Handsome Addition to Sheppard and Bayview

Park Town Townhomes and Condos by Broccolini Construction
May 23, 2013 4:30 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
For over 60 years, the Broccolini family has been responsible for the development of quality residential, commercial and retail developments throughout Ontario and Montreal, and now they're ready ... read more

West Don Lands "Name That Park" Campaign Yields Winner

May 23, 2013 12:10 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Waterfront Toronto's next major addition to the city has a new name, all thanks to a campaign in association with The Grid called "Name That Park". The campaign, which launched a month ago, sought ... read more

Then and Now: King and Spadina Southeast Corner

May 23, 2013 10:55 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. King and Spadina, we are looking at the SE corner. c1909. Kindly sourced by wwwebster. I haven't the faintest how true to life it is but let's assume it's close. Now. May 2013. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 23, 2013

May 23, 2013 10:10 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The city has spoken, Pape Station to close for twelve days; suburban cities starting to favor downtown casino, Greater Toronto Area schools not secure; Rob Ford pressured to make statement about ... read more

Photo of the Day: Light Trails

Bay-York Ramp, Toronto
May 23, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Although it may not be the most fun — or for that matter expedient — way of travel in the city, The Gardiner when caught at the right angle can be quite beautiful. Today's photo, shot by Flickr ... read more

Touring Through Aspen Ridge's Scenic on Eglinton: Part 1

Scenic on Eglinton, Aspen Ridge Homes, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Mike Niven
May 22, 2013 5:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the soaring downtown real-estate market attracting scores of young professionals to a thriving urban setting, the ongoing densification of the city centre has created an interesting ... read more

City Identifies Issues with Greenpark Condo at 40 Widmer

40 Widmer aerial render, Toronto.
May 22, 2013 4:00 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
In June 2012 the City of Toronto received a proposal by Greenpark Homes to demolish the Victorian row houses on the west side of Widmer Avenue between Richmond and Adelaide Streets in ... read more

The Modern Home Tour Comes to Toronto

Albany Ave Residence, Toronto
May 22, 2013 2:20 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Getting a chance to step inside and examine your neighbour's home isn't a common occurrence, but with events like Doors Open Toronto and The Modern Home Tour we are more often getting a chance to ... read more

Then and Now: Don Station

May 22, 2013 10:40 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 'Don Station'. At its original location just a few steps from the southwest pier of the present Queen street east Don River bridge. Sep 12, 1910. That's the earlier first bridge in the ... read more