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Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 22, 2012

June 22, 2012 8:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Toronto condo boom prompted new mortgage rules; who gets a key to the city?; city street parking could get more expensive; and more news. read more

Then and Now: 58 Avenue Road

June 21, 2012 10:46 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 58 Avenue Road (at Lowther, SW corner). circa 1910. Residence of John H. Eyre. Now. October 2011. read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 21, 2012

June 21, 2012 10:37 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Parking fee increases on the horizon, lawn bowling pushing for a come-back and tower renewal gets a much needed boost; here are the headlines for June 20th, 2012. TDSB considers selling parts of ... read more

Then and Now: 58 Poplar Plains Road

58 Poplar Plains Rd, Toronto, circa 1910
June 20, 2012 10:42 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 58 Poplar Plains Rd, circa 1910. F. S. Baker, Architect. Now. October 2011. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 20, 2012

June 20, 2012 10:41 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Toronto loses it's elephants to California; TDSB examines selling school yards; Toronto's Cultural Work District; hood vs. hood; tips for safer cycling and more: Toronto Zoo’s elephants set for ... read more

Then and Now: 56 Poplar Plains Rd

56 Poplar Plains Rd, Toronto, circa 1910
June 19, 2012 9:48 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 56 Poplar Plains Rd, circa 1910. F. S. Baker, Architect. Now. October 2011. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 19, 2012

June 19, 2012 9:40 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Green roof completed at TD Centre; Mayor Ford misses weight loss goal; art in a telephone booth?; Coroner suggests ways to reduce cyclist deaths; Friday night at the ROM and more: Victim ... read more

Then and Now: 52 Poplar Plains Road

52 Poplar Plains Road, Toronto, circa 1910
June 18, 2012 9:57 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 52 Poplar Plains Road, circa 1910. F. S. Baker, Architect. Now. October 2011. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 18, 2012

June 18, 2012 9:39 am | by Editor | Comments
Toronto parking lot wins international award; new zoning bylaw drafted; the rise and fall of the ethnic mall; and more news. Radiohead ‘shattered’ after drum tech’s death in Toronto stage ... read more

Then and Now: Poplar Plains Road

34 Poplar Plains Road, Toronto, circa 1910
June 15, 2012 9:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 34 Poplar Plains Road, circa 1910. Residence of C. Cambie. Bond and Smith, Architects. Now. October 2011. I missed the original house by... I'm guessing a couple of years. If you enter ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 15, 2012

June 15, 2012 9:51 am | by Editor | Comments
Fort York targeted for rejuvenation; Toronto's most congested intersections; Waterfront Toronto considers streetcar alternatives and mor news. Four years after high-rise explosion, safety measures ... read more

2012 Pug Awards Announced

83 Redpath condos Toronto, image courtesy of &Co Architects
June 14, 2012 8:55 pm | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
The 2012 Pug Awards were handed out on June 13 in an auditorium at the tiff/Bell Lightbox, last year's winning Commercial/Institutional location. The awards, which measure the public reception of ... read more

Then and Now: 60 Lowther

60 Lowther, Toronto, circa 1910
June 14, 2012 9:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 60 Lowther, circa 1910. Residence of Miller Lash. Sproatt and Rolph, Architects. Now.  October 2011. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 14, 2012

June 14, 2012 9:46 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Mississauga rules out referendum on casino; $1 million dollar gift for Fort York parkland; TDSB passes budget with $109 million in cuts; Eaton Centre murder suspect faces two murder charges; a ... read more

Then and Now: 45 Russell Hill Road

45 Russell Hill Road, Toronto, circa 1910
June 13, 2012 9:57 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 45 Russell Hill Road, circa 1910. S. Baker, Architect. Now. September 2011. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 13, 2012

June 13, 2012 9:42 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
City Councillor pushes for firearm ban; $200 million lawsuit against Mississauga and nobody noticed; Riverdale Farm to remain open - for now; provincial government defers sales of TCHC homes; ... read more

Then and Now: 249 Russell Hill Road

249 Russell Hill Road, Toronto, circa 1910
June 12, 2012 9:57 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 249 Russell Hill Road, circa 1910. Residence of W. B. Brumell. Now. September 2011. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 12, 2012

June 12, 2012 9:41 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
How to prevent bike theft; first phase of Spadina subway extension completed; new bike park coming to the west end; fishing ban in the waterfront; is it time (finally) for the downtown relief ... read more

Then and Now: 51 Warren Road

51 Warren Road, Toronto, circa 1910
June 11, 2012 9:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 51 Warren Road, circa 1910. Residence of J. M. Hedley. Now. September 2011. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 11, 2012

June 11, 2012 9:48 am | by Anonymous | Comments
City council begins work on an Olympic bid; Yonge-Dundas Square a living, breathing part of our city; environmentally-conscious burials and residents are fed up with big-box development in Leaside ... read more