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Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 25, 2013

March 25, 2013 8:56 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

Photo of the Day: The Changing Face of Old Town Toronto

March 24, 2013 11:00 pm | 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

Then and Now: Otis-Fensom Elevator Company & Royal Bank Plaza

Otis-Fensom Elevator Company, 50 Bay St, Toronto, circa 1914
March 22, 2013 8:56 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
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

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 22, 2013

March 22, 2013 8:45 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

Then and Now: 36 Mutual Street

36 Mutual Street, Toronto, circa 1923
March 21, 2013 8:56 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
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

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

March 21, 2013 8:44 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

Then and Now: Dundas and Bond

Dundas and Bond Streets, Toronto, 1912
March 20, 2013 8:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. May 9, 1919. Dundas and Bond looking south.  Now. September 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for March 20, 2013

March 20, 2013 8:56 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
TTC head apologizes for subway delays during Monday night rush-hour; experts say L.A. style transit funding may be right for Toronto; City Hall dumps little know by-law about biking in twos; seven ... read more

Then and Now: Dundas and McCaul

Dundas and McCaul Streets, Toronto, 1912
March 19, 2013 8:52 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
The Case of the Shrunken Building on the northeast corner of Dundas and McCaul. Then. March 6, 1912. Now. March 2013. Compare the Then and Now photos to see how much of the building was removed ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 19, 2013

March 19, 2013 8:42 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Board of Trade favours new taxes to pay for expanded transit; TTC to explain Monday's 'unacceptable' delays; Toronto lawyer to appeal Rob Ford conflict-of-interest ... read more

Then and Now: Elizabeth Street

Elizabeth Street at Albert, Toronto, 1930
March 18, 2013 8:51 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Elizabeth at Albert, looking north. September 27, 1930. That's the Registry Building on the left. Great cars. A vanished Chinatown neighbourhood... Now. August 2012. Nathan Philips Square ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 18, 2013

March 18, 2013 8:44 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Same funding for casinos to be used across the province; MGM held job fair in Toronto; former Bank of Canada governor David Dodge to advise Ontario government on economic affairs; Air ... read more

Then and Now: Registry Office

March 15, 2013 10:30 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. May 28, 1912. 38 - 48 Elizabeth Street. 'New Registry Office Site.'   Now. September 2012. The Registry building came and went of course. Citizens of a modern Toronto gather here at ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for March 15, 2013

March 15, 2013 9:10 am | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
Support for a casino appears unlikely; Ford case may go to the Supreme Court; international community critizes Canada's modal safety; Toronto's new streetcar stretches its legs; and more ... read more

Then and Now: Elizabeth Street

Elizabeth Street, Toronto, 1912
March 14, 2013 8:30 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. February 23, 1912. 6 - 8 - 10 Elizabeth Street.   Now. August 2012. read more

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

March 14, 2013 8:09 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
New streetcar has first on street test; Limits for lobbyists; TTC becoming regional; Atwood on UofT green space and more! TTC conducts first public test of new streetcar (blogTO) Limits urged for ... read more

'Ballast' to Anchor Great Gulf's Charlie Condos at King & Charlotte

Ballast by Jed Lind arrives at Charlie Condos Toronto by Great Gulf
March 13, 2013 6:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Charlie is amongst the most handsome new condominium buildings currently completing in Toronto. The 36-storey King Street West project designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects for developer Great ... read more

Then and Now: Roncesvalles, King and Queen

Roncesvalles, King and Queen Streets, Toronto, 1909
March 13, 2013 8:51 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Roncesvalles, King and Queen down through the years. We are looking north. 1909:   1924:   read more

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

March 13, 2013 8:44 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The Canadian National Exhibition Association tells MGM to stop associating the exhibition with casino project; Toronto falls short of its original recycling goal; an in depth look on how flights ... read more

Architecture Interest Courses Expand Design Knowledge

March 12, 2013 3:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
For the architecture enthusiast, with the vast wealth of architectural traditions worldwide there never comes a time when one can claim to know it all. Nothing beats a well-rounded education on ... read more