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    One has to remember that one of the prime...

    One has to remember that one of the prime motivators in this whole phenomena is wall failure (water penetration, not structural), as can be seen in the pic I posted of 101 Roehampton. The Tower...
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    Summer in the City: ...

    Summer in the City:

    http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa112/thecharioteer/MayDay/ceeb6521-a7c8-4301-a389-e817b55ece4f.jpg
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    Early 60's view of the Marquesa (note the sign...

    Early 60's view of the Marquesa (note the sign for air-conditioning and dishwashers):

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    The sad thing is that 2121 Bathurst (called La...

    The sad thing is that 2121 Bathurst (called La Marquesa) was one of the first grand Modernist apartment buildings on Bathurst in the early 60's, heavily influenced by Morris Lapidus' Fontainbleu in...
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    2121 Bathurst Street: 28758 28759 28760...

    2121 Bathurst Street:

    28758

    28759

    28760

    http://www.bowiecontracting.com/projects_completed_2121_bathurst.htm
  6. You're welcome! Lothian Mews was such an iconic...

    You're welcome! Lothian Mews was such an iconic building. The closest to it is York Square (whose days appear to be numbered, unfortunately). Here are some shots of Yorkville 1968, west of...
  7. One of the most interesting and prescient...

    One of the most interesting and prescient buildings in 1960's Toronto was the Lothian Mews at 92 Bloor Street West. Designed by WZMH in 1963/64, (winner of the Massey Silver Medal) it enveloped a...
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    Yonge & Adelaide, June 5, 1900 (TPL): ...

    Yonge & Adelaide, June 5, 1900 (TPL):

    http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa112/thecharioteer/MayDay/yongeadeilde1900.jpg

    Yonge & Adelaide, June 19, 2014:
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    Front Street East, 1950's: 28433 Today: ...

    Front Street East, 1950's:

    28433

    Today:

    28434

    Bay & King, 1931:
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    A few more from the transit.toronto website: ...

    A few more from the transit.toronto website:

    Bay Street (early 1950's):

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    Front Street:

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    Yonge north of Wellington, 1953: 28283 ...

    Yonge north of Wellington, 1953:

    28283

    http://transit.toronto.on.ca/streetcar/4501.shtml

    Bay Street 1953:

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    It was the Freehold Loan and Savings Building,...

    It was the Freehold Loan and Savings Building, designed by E.J.Lennox, built in 1890, demolished in the 60's (for a parking lot):

    Lennox in front:

    28260

    28266 28267

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    NW corner of Adelaide and Victoria: 1888: ...

    NW corner of Adelaide and Victoria:

    1888:

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    1911:

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  14. Nice design, but I would replace the park with...

    Nice design, but I would replace the park with what used to be there in a minute (I know, I know, be here now.....):
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    Love the real estate ad for "Jarvis Street...

    Love the real estate ad for "Jarvis Street Palaces" in the newspaper link.
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    http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa112/thecharioteer/Mobile%20Uploads/image.jpg
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    Anyone remember the Underground Railroad...

    Anyone remember the Underground Railroad Restaurant at 406 Bloor East (the apartment building west of the bank in the 1923 view)?

    http://torontoist.com/2014/02/historicist-the-food-is-soul-good/
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    The old north market and the St. Lawrence Hall,...

    The old north market and the St. Lawrence Hall, early 60's:

    http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa112/thecharioteer/Buildings/f0124_fl0001_id0042-1.jpg
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    O'Keefe Centre under construction, 1959 (Front &...

    O'Keefe Centre under construction, 1959 (Front & Yonge):

    http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa112/thecharioteer/Buildings/okeefecolour.jpg
  20. Would be nice to see the cornice and brackets...

    Would be nice to see the cornice and brackets under the mansard restored. The third floor from the post office should definitely be removed and the original Georgian windows recreated.

    1909:
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  21. Perhaps a victim of the ice storm?

    Perhaps a victim of the ice storm?
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    King and George in the 1970's: 27761

    King and George in the 1970's:

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    What has to be one of the strangest captions in...

    What has to be one of the strangest captions in the City Archives:

    "Carrying Dynamite to blow up Riverdale Park, Broadview Avenue" (1907)
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    http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa112/thecharioteer/MayDay/5f5d8f37-8dd2-4669-81bd-ffdb0ff648cd.jpg
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    Greetings from Toronto: 27582 ...

    Greetings from Toronto:

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    http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa112/thecharioteer/MayDay/834908e9-cfe7-431d-9826-327e44dc7385.jpg

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