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Then and Now: College Theatre, College and Dovercourt

College Theatre, College and Dovercourt, Toronto, 1946
February 14, 2013 10:41 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. College Theatre. NW corner College and Dovercourt. 'Gallant Journey' is on the marquee. This dates the photograph to 1946. The theatre was built in 1920; closed in 1967.   Now. August ... read more

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

February 14, 2013 10:38 am | by Editor | Comments
OCAD's new cultural centre to be named Princess of Wales Art Centre; Hudake eyes transit as way to win over Torontonians; and more news. OCAD’s new cultural centre to be named Princess of Wales ... read more

Then and Now: From Church to Church to Condo on Dovercourt

Centennial Methodist Church on Dovercourt, Toronto, circa 1899
February 13, 2013 12:00 pm | by Jeff Low | Comments
 Then. Centennial Church. 705 Dovercourt, circa 1899. Now. August 2012. read more

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

February 13, 2013 11:28 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Toronto reviewing snow protocol; Vaughan seeks seat on executive committee; Toronto Board of Health reaffirms Casino opposition and more news. Toronto to review snow emergency protocol after last ... read more

Then and Now: Dupont and Spadina

Dupont and Spadina, Toronto, 1922
February 12, 2013 10:51 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. December 9, 1922. 274-6-8 Dupont Street. This is the NW corner of Dupont and Spadina.   Later. Same intersection, different viewing angle. It's 1973 or '74-ish; no earlier than late ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 12, 2013

February 12, 2013 10:44 am | by Editor | Comments
Weekend snowstorm cost city about $4 million to clean up; Toronto Board of Health opposes new casino; skating on Lake Ontario a hardy adventure; and more news. Weekend snowstorm cost city about ... read more

Then and Now: Hyland Theatre on Yonge

Hyland Theatre on Yonge, Toronto, 2001
February 11, 2013 10:46 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
A tidbit of cinema history today. Then. Hyland Theatre. Opened 1948. It had just closed for good in this picture — June-ish 2001 [Demolished in 2003]. I was just strolling down Yonge that day; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 11, 2013

February 11, 2013 10:36 am | by Sam Larson | Comments
Public open to tax for metrolinx; "City' of town"? Richmond Hill debates what's in a name; Toronto Pedestrian group advocates for walking-friendly city, and more news. Posted Toronto Political ... read more

Marion Weiss Delivers bulthaup Lecture at U of T

Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle, landscape design by Weiss / Manfredi
February 8, 2013 4:30 pm | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
As part of its bulthaup 2012-2013 lecture series, the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto is hosting a lecture by world-renowned architect ... read more

Then and Now: St. Clair and Vaughan

Wychwood bank branch at St. Clair and Vaughan, Toronto, circa 1920
February 8, 2013 10:50 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. SE corner of St. Clair and Vaughan. 'Wychwood Branch. The Dominion Bank.' Circa 1920.   Now. August 2012. 92 years of progress in signage. read more

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

February 8, 2013 10:41 am | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
GO Transit & TTC delays; alleged TCHC corruption; keeping the TTC fowl free; the problems of commercial at-grade in new condos; and more news. School closings, transit delays and more: What ... read more

Then and Now: 1639 Yonge Street

1639 Yonge Street, Toronto, circa 1925
February 7, 2013 10:41 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 'Floral Designs.' 1639 Yonge Street. 1925-ish? This is just south of the entrance to Mount Pleasant Cemetery. A greenhouse on the right of the picture peeks out. All nicely situated to ... read more

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

February 7, 2013 10:02 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
RioCan rails against casino; new budget chief; report on health affects of a casino; convicted cabbies; and more news. RioCan CEO rails against downtown Toronto casino (National Post) Councillor ... read more

Then and Now: 2472-2474 Yonge Street

2472-2474 Yonge Street, Toronto, 1921
February 6, 2013 10:52 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. November 22, 1921. 2472-2474 Yonge Street. Now. July 2012. This is the west side of Yonge just below Castlefield Avenue. The Centro Restaurant is 2472 Yonge. I don't believe Yonge was ever ... read more

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

February 6, 2013 10:41 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Woodbine Live project is officially dead; real-estate firms wary of 'mega-casino'; U of T is in the middle of a 'turf war'; and more news. Woodbine Live project stopped after impasse with U.S. ... read more

Then and Now: Yonge and St. Clair

Yonge and St. Clair, Toronto, circa 1970
February 5, 2013 10:48 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Looking towards the SE corner of Yonge and St. Clair, circa 1970-ish, I'm guessing.   Now. July 2012. read more

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

February 5, 2013 10:46 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Frank Di Giorgio named as the city’s new budget chief; home sales on a roll for 2013; GO trains experiment with 'quiet zones'; Segway tours of the Distillery District; and more ... read more

Then and Now: 155-157 Dupont Street

155-157 Dupont Street, Toronto, 1931
February 4, 2013 10:51 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. A sort of continuation of last Friday's Then and Now. It's still Jan. 8, 1931. Neighbouring 155-157 Dupont this time.   Now. July 2013. read more

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

February 4, 2013 10:46 am | by Sam Larson | Comments
Will Alsop designs Yonge St. condo; Kathleen Wynne must be the transportation premier; making a case for high-speed rail, and more news. Posted Toronto Political Panel: Good grief, it costs a ... read more

Then and Now: 149-151 Dupont Street

149-151 Dupont Street, Toronto, 1931
February 1, 2013 10:40 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then.  'Jan. 8, 1931. 149-151 Dupont Street.' Now. July 2012. The large house on the right in the Then picture is gone. Sorry I didn't capture that. It was replaced by a small supermarket ... read more