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Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 31, 2011

May 31, 2011 8:35 am | by Editor | Comments
Mayor Ford says no to toll roads, Chief Blair told to consider police layoffs, death of clubland, former Mayor David Crombie on community achievement and more Rob Ford calls toll road idea ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Temple Building, 1895

The Temple Building in downtown Toronto in 1895
May 30, 2011 11:54 am | by Editor | Comments
Urban Toronto 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: Traders Bank, NE Corner of King and Spadina

Toronto history and real estate
May 30, 2011 9:08 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then: circa 1909. Traders Bank, NE corner of King and Spadina. Picture courtesy of wwwebster. A handsome white faced example and I'm wondering if it lasted until the present condominium, which is ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 30, 2011

May 30, 2011 9:04 am | by Editor | Comments
Grafitti removal business booming, Richmond Hill's battle for green space, Redpath Sugar is staying, how to solve a problem like Casa Loma and more. Graffiti removal business is ... read more

Then and Now: Union Station in the Roaring Twenties

Toronto history and real estate
May 27, 2011 9:33 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then: June 13, 1923. The Roaring Twenties. A classy Toronto Union Station. Straw boater hats on men after Victoria Day. Boyish figures on women. What's that got to do with this picture? Nothing. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 27, 2011

May 27, 2011 9:29 am | by Editor | Comments
Excitement over the new TTC subway trains, Underpass Park, an architecture buff turns his love into a business and more. Redraw Toronto’s wards to reflect population, councillor urges (Globe ... read more

Then and Now: 241 Yonge Street

Toronto history: then and now photo of downtown real estate
May 26, 2011 9:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then: 241 Yonge Street. A building with much character and a great view — I'm sure — framed by that fourth floor window. Picture from "Construction: A Journal for the Architectural Engineering and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 26, 2011

May 26, 2011 8:57 am | by Editor | Comments
A look at Toronto's sewage treatment, Pottery Rd gets a makeover, TTC station most in need of makeover and more. Toronto police vote for 11 per cent pay hike (Globe & Mail) Passionate ... read more

Then and Now: SE Corner of Yonge and Shuter

Toronto history: then and now photo of  property and real estate
May 25, 2011 10:34 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then: October 5, 1916. SE corner Yonge and Shuter. We are looking north on Yonge. We've discussed this intersection before. Today, we have an interesting street scene from the past. An army ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 25, 2011

May 25, 2011 8:29 am | by Editor | Comments
Asking what residents would cut in Toronto, years of low fees lead to condo in crisis, Doors Open Toronto, cycling in Toronto and more. What would you cut, Toronto asks its residents (Globe ... read more

Then and Now: NW Corner College and Palmerston

Toronto history: then and now photo of downtown real estate
May 24, 2011 10:54 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then.  April 10, 1902.  NW corner College and Palmerston. We are looking N so it's early in the morning as our photographer's model in her smart hat pretends to read. This church has ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 24, 2011

May 24, 2011 8:26 am | by Editor | Comments
Toronto's finest protecting potholes, museum plans for Old City Hall, Alexandra Park community yearns for facelift, saving Casa Loma and lots more. read more

Then and Now: Galena Signal Oil From Cabin

Toronto history: then and now photo of property and real estate
May 20, 2011 11:40 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then: July 23, 1923.  Galena Signal Oil from cabin I'm not sure of the meaning of "cabin", but I surmise it's part of a train; perhaps a caboose? This old view is looking NW.  This ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 20, 2011

May 20, 2011 7:52 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Jarvis bike lanes will stay, a solar solution for Toronto schools, the TTC vs. Washington's Metro, another Toronto mall in need of a makeover and more Fate of citizen advisory committees with ... read more

Then and Now: SW Corner of St. Andrew and Spadina

Toronto history: then and now photo of property and real estate
May 19, 2011 12:35 pm | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then: Sep 9, 1938.  SW corner St. Andrew and Spadina. Now. May 2011. The major change here is the disappearance of that huge looming religious building on the right. If anyone can identify ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 19, 2011

May 19, 2011 7:55 am | by Editor | Comments
Fort York bridge is not to be, why there's no patio culture in your 'hood, zoning bylaw to be reworked, which TTC subway station is the fairest of them all and more news. TDSB approves deal to ... read more

Then and Now: Humber River Bridge

Toronto history: then and now photo of  property and real estate
May 18, 2011 6:48 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then: A couple of WW1 era views of the Humber River Bridge near The Old Mill. This is just north of the modern Bloor street. Before you go thinking that these military units were out for a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 18, 2011

May 18, 2011 6:38 am | by Editor | Comments
Eglinton development could pay for Sheppard line, Ford's plan to privatize garbage passes, Richmond Hill GO line to be extended and more. Eglinton development could help pay for Sheppard ... read more

Then and Now: NE Corner of Queen & McCaul Streets

Toronto history: then and now photo of downtown real estate
May 17, 2011 7:55 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then: "May 17, 1949. N.E. corner Queen and McCaul streets." read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 17, 2011

May 17, 2011 7:23 am | by Nada Laskovski | Comments
Torontonians in favour of privatized garbage collection, city to take over Casa Loma, the top five Toronto buildings of the last 10 years and more. read more