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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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