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Toronto Architecture Tours Showcases The City's Best

ROM, Royal Ontario Museum, Daniel Libeskind
May 29, 2013 4:45 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
The Toronto Society of Architects is back for its fourth year bringing tours of Toronto's best buildings including many overlooked ones. The Toronto Architecture Tours offer the oppurtunity to get ... read more

Then and Now: 90 Wellington West, George N. Morang Publishers

90 Wellington St West, Toronto, circa 1898
May 29, 2013 9:45 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. George N. Morang & Co., Publishers. 90 Wellington Street West, circa 1898. Now. April 2013. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 29, 2013

May 29, 2013 9:40 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
After a soggy evening, the DVP is flooded out for morning commuters; a downtown Walmart; Ford denounces transit funding plan; Vaughan backs a casino; can Metrolinx really succeed; and more ... read more

Then and Now: Richmond and Duncan

Richmond and Duncan, Toronto, circa 1915
May 28, 2013 9:50 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Northeast corner of Richmond West and Duncan. Circa 1915. Now. April 2013. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 28, 2013

May 28, 2013 9:38 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Believe it or not, Rob Ford isn't the only topic headlining the news these days. In today's news: threat of tax hike in order to make way for Toronto transit plan; cost of the expansion; new ... read more

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

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

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

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

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

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

Then and Now: Convocation Hall, University of Toronto

Convocation Hall, University of Toronto, circa 1916
May 21, 2013 9:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Convocation Hall, University of Toronto, circa 1916. To my eye, one of the stranger buildings in Toronto, Large and impressive, a standout, but somewhat odd. Now. April 2013. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 21, 2013

May 21, 2013 9:53 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Condominiums becoming part of Toronto's affordable housing tool box; concerns with infrastructure; Toronto casino debate possibly put on hold; and more news.  Condos becoming part of ... read more

Architects' Offices Offer Insight at Doors Open Toronto

Daniel's Spectrum, Regent Park
May 17, 2013 2:00 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
It's still a whole week away, but the annual Doors Open Toronto is quickly approaching. Amongst the many buildings that will be welcoming guests this year, ten architect's offices ... read more

Then and Now: Ontario Veterinary College, Dundas & University

Ontario Veterinary College, Dundas & University, Toronto, 1916
May 17, 2013 8:12 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. The Ontario Veterinary College. Dundas and University southwest corner, circa 1916. Those of you with good memories may remember I 'did' this corner a few years ago with another Then picture ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 17, 2013

May 17, 2013 8:00 am | by Nada Laskovski | Comments
Urban tree canopy makes Toronto liable; highway 427 extension north to Major Mack to be built by 2020; website Gawker claims to have seen video of Rob Ford using crack cocaine pipe; and more ... read more