March 7, 2013 9:14 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
TDSB votes to cut more jobs; Chow just may take on the mayor next year; TTC wants it's enforcement power back; Ford in more hot water with teachers, and more!
MGM sells massive casino plan with a ... read more
54 and 56 Saint Patrick Street, circa 1974 or 5-ish, perhaps even later. That's a 1974 Volvo in the picture. I had a '73. Horrible car, underpowered and rusted after five years. Power steering was ... read more
March 6, 2013 9:52 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Toronto is now the fourth-largest city in North America; TTC struggles with ticket enforcement; MGM and Cadillac Fairview outline casino and hotel proposal for Exhibition Centre; Earth Hour 2013 ... read more
Then. Shell gas station at Yonge and York Mills, circa 1955-ish, prior to the Yonge street widening. The old station here was replaced by the newer one that you can see in yesterday's 'Then' ... read more
Then. Yonge looking north from York Mills. Pardon the psychedelic effect. Everything looks new. Yonge appears to have been widened, so let's say this is post-widening, later in 1956 or '57. The ... read more
UrbanToronto is looking for urban-savvy and enthusiastic writers who have an excellent command of the written word as well as a special interest and knowledge of Toronto development, architecture ... read more
In the time since our first article about Approaching Red, artist Maha Mustafa's sweeping two-piece metal sculpture coated in a sexy red finish, the work has arrived from fabricator Feature ... read more
March 1, 2013 2:00 pm | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
Every day, it seems, the suburbs are become less and less appealing. We already know that young singles and couples are flooding into denser environments like downtown Toronto, and now it appears ... read more
March 1, 2013 9:40 am | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
TTC looks to improve customer service; Ford gets in more football foundation controversy; Architectural heritage at Regent Park up in the air; Metrolinx keeps its distance from the mayor; and more ... read more
February 28, 2013 9:41 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Conflict rages on at TDSB; Prince Phillip is coming; Oakville questions big move and more news.
Conflict claims against school trustees ‘ludicrous’: Ontario public board association head (National ... read more
February 27, 2013 9:56 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Jan. 15, 1947. Lawrence Ave. about 150 west of Yonge looking East. Some interesting old street lights here. Nighttime must have been a lot darker in Toronto in those days; even supposing if ... read more
February 27, 2013 9:52 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Flights and buses are cancelled due to the snowstorm; high school teaching jobs threatened by low enrolment; G20 protesters are prosecuted; Freshii eyes Nathan Phillips Square after Hero Burger ... read more
February 26, 2013 9:36 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Jan. 15, 1947. Lawrence Ave. about 150 west of Yonge looking west.
Now. August 2012. All of these houses except the immediate one on the right in the Then picture still exist (it was ... read more