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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

Then and Now: 14 Adelaide Street East

14 Adelaide Street East, Toronto Electric Light Company, Toronto, 1903
May 16, 2013 9:40 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 14 Adelaide Street East. Toronto Electric Light Company Office Building, circa 1903. Picture sourced by wwwebster. Now. September 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 16, 2013

May 16, 2013 9:18 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Ford accused of violating city code; LCBO stike looms; Humbertown developer launches appeal to OMB; Police cracking down on scooters parked on sidewalks; anti-casino support grows; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 15, 2013

May 15, 2013 8:56 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Byford looks for consensus on tansit funding; Fords vow to fight Humbertown redevelopment; poll shows residents support city takeover of BIXI; electoral reform on city radar, and More!; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 14, 2013

May 14, 2013 9:50 am | by Editor | Comments
Nix tolls for high-occupancy lanes, Horwath demands; electoral reform on city 'radar'; Ontario chamber of commerce backs taxes for transit; and more news. Nix tolls for high-occupancy lanes, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 13, 2013

May 13, 2013 9:57 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Hamilton opposes urbanism, Metrolinx listens, Transit debate breakdown, history of Toronto subway plans, opposing subway expansion and more news.. The past and the future of Mount Dennis ... read more

Photo of the Day: Eaton Centre Reflections

Eaton Centre, Toronto
May 13, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Today's photo of the day comes from mcfrcrandall, via the UrbanToronto Flickr pool. The Toronto Eaton Centre provides many great opportunities for photographers. This particular image ... read more

Waterfront Toronto's Public Art Competition Paves Way For More Creative City

Waterfront Toronto competition, West Don Lands Public Art Strategy
May 10, 2013 3:30 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
In a city that is growing as quickly as Toronto, and where one new high-density neighbourhood might be mistaken for the next, public art will have an increasing role to play in helping to create ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 10, 2013

May 10, 2013 9:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Ontario not interested in Toronto subway extension, minister says; GTA development charges key to growth and transit funding; a history of island airport expansion schemes; and more news. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 9, 2013

May 9, 2013 8:50 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Scarborough councillors make another bid for subway; Brampton Mayor proposes LRT; the ten most congested intersections in Toronto; Port Authority agrees to pay for airport expansion study; and ... read more

Then and Now: 457 Church Street

457 Church Street, Toronto, circa 1918
May 8, 2013 9:30 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 457 Church Street. Alexander & Son. Sign Painting, Building Contractors. Circa 1918. Sourced by wwwebster. Now. September 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 8, 2013

May 8, 2013 9:06 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
One step closer to Whisper Jets; Council vote overrules Ford on transit funding debate; 905 summit gathering shifts focus away from Toronto; concrete falling from the Gardiner; and more ... read more

Doors Open Toronto Offers More Variety by Expanding Programming

Toronto's City Hall
May 7, 2013 4:55 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Ever been curious to see what the inside of your favourite historical building in Toronto looks like? Want to know more about its history and significance? In that case, you will want to join the ... read more

Massey Hall: Past, Present and Proposed Future

Massey Music Hall shortly after its opening in 1894, archival photo
May 7, 2013 4:10 pm | by Andrea Yu | Comments
As the city’s first purpose-built space for music, Massey Hall is undoubtedly an iconic and important part of Toronto’s cultural history. With the announcement of significant renovations to the ... read more

Then and Now: University Avenue Armoury and University Avenue Courthouse

University Avenue Armoury, Toronto, 1912
May 7, 2013 9:55 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. University Avenue Armoury (again). Sorry folks, I meant to post this in sequence with the Armoury Then and Now last Friday. I'm not that organized sometimes... : ) The licence plate on the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 7, 2013

May 7, 2013 9:46 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Extension of island airport to cost $1-million; debate on whether or not Bixi bikes should be taken over by the TTC; further discussion about Scarborough LRT line and TTC issues; Weston-Mount ... read more

Then and Now: Fanny Kornbloom in Front of 6 Baldwin Street

6 Baldwin Street, Toronto, 1916
May 6, 2013 9:51 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. March 21, 1916. Fanny Kornbloom in front of 6 Baldwin Street. A Health Department photo. I suppose that that authority had some reason for taking such a portrait. Fanny looks healthy if a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 6, 2013

May 6, 2013 9:45 am | by Editor | Comments
The island airport expansion so far; Scarborough councillors seek subway line instead of LRT; where don't the toursits go?; and more news. Ford calls on NDP to topple Wynne government (Globe ... read more

Then and Now: Osgoode Street

Osgoode Street, Toronto, 1914
May 3, 2013 9:57 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Osgoode Street. This street used to run from University to Chestnut, circa 1914, I think. The old Armoury — demolished in 1963 — is on the left, Osgoode Hall on the right. The white building ... read more