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Then and Now: 42 Adelaide Street West

42 Adelaide Street West, Toronto, circa 1907
June 6, 2013 9:51 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 42 Adelaide Street West. 'The New Premises' circa 1907. McLeod & Allen. I wonder what commerce they were engaged in? Another wwwebster-sourced picture; a little different than the usual ... read more

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

June 6, 2013 9:45 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Byford suprised by city's lack of plan for waterfront congestion; Build Toronto in turmoil; New clue in Rob Ford video scandal; a $1.1 billion development proposal; and more. Home in Rob Ford ... read more

14th Annual CANstruction Engineers Solutions for Hunger

Canstruction 2013, Toronto, Daily Bread Food Bank
June 5, 2013 3:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Here at UrbanToronto we take notice of nearly every move made by architects and engineers, as new buildings sprout throughout the region. Professionals in the fields of architecture, design and ... read more

Then and Now: Beverley Street

Beverley Street, Toronto, circa 1908
June 5, 2013 9:14 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 20-30 Beverley Street, circa 1908. Now.  April 2013. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 5, 2013

June 5, 2013 8:27 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
City ends up with $248M surplus; Rob Ford video "Gone"; Astroturf VS Grass; David Miller new head of WWF; Home Sales fall is May as prices rise; and more news. Toronto ends up with $248M surplus ... read more

Then and Now: Henessy's Drug Store, 117 Yonge Street

Henessy's Drug Store, 117 Yonge St, Toronto, circa 1914
June 4, 2013 9:46 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Here's something completely different. An interior. 117 Yonge Street, circa 1914. Henessy's Drug Store. Now. April 2013. Timbuktu gift shop. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 4, 2013

June 4, 2013 9:27 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Andy Byford joins discussion on Toronto's transit issues; possible strike looming over Via Rail; ferry operators face issues with city bureaucracy; and more news. Even TTC head Andy Byford is ... read more

Topping Off May 2013: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

MP John Carmichael, Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong, Mayor Rob Ford, Deputy Mayor
June 3, 2013 2:05 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Unfortunately Toronto has been in the world news lately for the antics of its mayor, not for displays of creative or dynamic development nor urban design best practices. Fortunately, Torontonians ... read more

Then and Now: Mary Pickford and SickKids

Placque commemorating Mary Pickford
June 3, 2013 9:45 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Who doesn't know the story of Mary Pickford — Canadian girl who made good in Hollywood early in the last century — even if her films aren't relevant to contemporary tastes anymore? Mary ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 3, 2013

June 3, 2013 9:40 am | by Editor | Comments
Hundres rally to deman resignation of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford; Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's response to HST as transit funding tool unacceptable; do revenue tools proposed by Metrolinx have ... read more

Photo of the Day: View From Canada Life Building

Toronto skyline shot from Canada Life Building
June 3, 2013 12:00 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Today's photo of the day was taken by UrbanToronto Forum member reaperexpress during Doors Open 2013. A viewpoint that isn't accessible year round, this photo gives us a great vantage point of ... read more

City of Toronto Awarded for Environmental Efforts

Live Green Toronto
May 31, 2013 1:20 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Not much of the news focusing on Toronto as of late has been very positive, but despite all the sturm und drang emanating from City Hall there is still some positive news to report which is sure ... read more

Then and Now: Queen's Hall

Queen's Hall, Queen's Park, Toronto, circa 1916
May 31, 2013 9:55 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Queen's Hall. 7 Queens Park Crescent, circa 1916. What was it, you ask...? read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 31, 2013

May 31, 2013 9:42 am | by Editor | Comments
Ontario prepared to intervene as Toronto's city hall reels; Yonge-Dundas Square has helped bring Toronto into 21st century; Richmond Hill bans number four in new addresses; and more news. Ontario ... read more

Then and Now: Melinda Street

37 Melinda Street, Toronto, circa 1907
May 30, 2013 9:55 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 'The Old Premises', 37 Melinda Street, circa 1907. Now. April 2013. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 30, 2013

May 30, 2013 9:48 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The TTC plans to transform Toronto public transit; city councillors want casino debate reopened; Don Valley Parkway reopens after Wednesday flooding; Toronto declares first heat alert of the year, ... read more

Photo of the Day: RC Harris Water Treatment Plant

RC Harris Water Filtration Plan, Toronto
May 30, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
An architectural beauty in Toronto, the RC Harris Water Treatment Plant, was photographed during Doors Open Toronto this past weekend by senior UT member reaperexpress. The building has been ... read more

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