A Very Happy Passover to UT's Jewish audience.
A matzo ball factory becomes a trendy Parkdale coffee shop - 'The Mascot'.
Then. '1267 Queen W. Gula's Matza Factory. 1948.' Picture sent to us ... read more
March 25, 2013 9:56 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says GTA transit plan needs public's support; Flaherty’s 2013 Economic Action Plan calls for $8 million to refurbish Massey Hall; the GTA gets two new area codes; ... read more
March 25, 2013 12:00 am | by Anthony Galloro | Comments
Old Town Toronto, a neighbourhood that remembers the city's past with its red brick, quaint light posts, and village charm, has managed to tame the enveloping towers of the nearby city. Instead, ... read more
March 22, 2013 5:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The winners of the 2013 Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) Awards have been announced. Representing some of Ontario’s most acclaimed architecture firms, the 15 recipients of the 2013 Design ... read more
March 22, 2013 4:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Carttera Private Equities, a Canadian boutique real estate fund manager who has worked with well-known developers Freed, Harhay, Lash, and others in Toronto, has applied for a zoning amendment to ... read more
March 22, 2013 12:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The City of Toronto is hosting a drop-in event next week to obtain public input as part of a study the City is undertaking on transportation operations in the downtown core. The purpose of the ... read more
Then. Otis-Fensom* Elevator Company Building. 50 Bay Street, circa 1914. Note the location of the fire hydrant. We will use that as a reference point.
Now. September 2012. Note the location of ... read more
March 22, 2013 9:45 am | by Anthony Galloro | Comments
How dense is too dense downtown?; restoring historic Massey Hall; Toronto gets a possible downtown relief subway line; chronicling Toronto's past and more news.
Is Toronto’s condo boom causing too ... read more
March 22, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Toronto's main drag has seen a lot of change over the past 100 years and in another 100 it may look completely different yet again. We can only hope that some of the architecture that our ... read more
March 21, 2013 5:10 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Hotel Victoria is a venerable 8-storey, 56-room boutique hotel at 56 Yonge Street in Downtown Toronto. The red-brick and stone trimmed building is moving towards a makeover now though, with an ... read more
March 21, 2013 2:47 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Downtown is not the only neighbourhood whose parking lots are going out of fashion these days. The ever-growing urban node centred around Yonge and Eglinton has certainly seen its fair share of ... read more
The Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) has announced the nominations for its second annual People's Choice Award. Here's your chance to weigh in on which project you think ... read more
Then. 36 Mutual Street. Appliance warehouse, meter repair shop and garage, circa 1923. Picture sourced by wwwebster.
Now. September 2012. This city block has been a parking lot for going on 40 ... read more
March 21, 2013 9:44 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Ford pushes for cut on land transfer tax; More green space coming to Yonge and Wellesley; Wynne changes odds of a casino; Sutton Place Condos meets resistance and and more news.
‘Absolutely’ ... read more
March 21, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
It's easy to forget, when considering Toronto's skyline, that our downtown extends much deeper into the city than the wall of of towers along the lake would visually imply. There is a new and ... read more
March 20, 2013 4:40 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Market Wharf, developed by Context Development and designed by architectsAlliance, has started occupancies in the tower. This 33-storey condo located in the St. Lawrence Market neighborhood is ... read more