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Then and Now: Southwest Corner of Yonge and Queen

Simpson's at Yonge and Queen, 1895
September 28, 2012 10:34 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Simpsons store. Yonge and Queen streets, southwest corner. Opened in 1895. It was open for only three months before its destruction by fire. Three months later. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 28, 2012

September 28, 2012 10:18 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Ford denies meddling; City breaks ground on PanAm aquatics centre; TTC outsourcing; Condos and chocolate plus more news. Rob Ford denies ombudsman findings that his office meddled with civic ... read more

Concord ArtSpace Shines a Light on Their Extensive Public Art Collection

Barca Volante by Francisco Gazitua in CityPlace, Toronto
September 27, 2012 2:50 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Concord Adex, the developer behind Downtown's CityPlace and North York's Park Place, has been working on building strong communities in its large-scale high-rise neighbourhoods through community ... read more

OHBA Names Paul Golini Jr. 2012 Member of the Year

Paul Golini with OHBA President Leith Moore at the OHBA President’s Gala
September 27, 2012 2:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Following up on a statement earlier this week of Minto Group being named as Builder of the Year, the Ontario Home Builder’s Association (OHBA) has just announced that Paul Golini ... read more

Then and Now: Toronto Fire Department Station #3

Toronto Fire Department Station #3
September 27, 2012 1:17 pm | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 1872 to 1929. Toronto Fire Department Station #3. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 27, 2012

September 27, 2012 12:57 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Chow warms to mayoral run; New streetcars arrive for testing; Learning about waterfront from Chicago; Paying for transit in the GTHA and other news. Here are today's headlines. Olivia Chow ... read more

UrbanToronto's Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Round-Up

Light installation at City Hall in 2008 Nuit Blanche
September 26, 2012 2:41 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
This Saturday the city will be transformed for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, the annual arts festival that sees hundreds of installations and performances throughout the core from dusk till dawn. With ... read more

Then and Now: Elizabeth Street South of College

Elizabeth street south of College
September 26, 2012 11:06 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
My last Then and Now for the lost Ward district. It's amazing what the Toronto General Hospital did in this area over the last hundred years, although one may argue large hospital facilities trump ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 26, 2012

September 26, 2012 9:29 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Fight over Jarvis bike lanes has one last battle; legal threat may reopen debate on plastic bag ban; TTC eyeing 5 cent fair increase; Peel Region gets first-ever female police chief; a ... read more

Then and Now: Hayter and Elizabeth

Hayter and Elizabeth Streets, Toronto, 1907
September 25, 2012 9:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Hayter Street looking at the north side, east from Elizabeth Street. 1907. Now. May 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 25, 2012

September 25, 2012 9:55 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
TTC fare hike proposed; Mirvish goes indie; Councillor Doug Ford unhappy with the media; Toronto may delay final vote on plastic bag ban; Nuit Blanche Q&A and more news: Matt Gurney: With ... read more

CityPlace Farmers' Market Launches Today!

Canoe Landing Park in Concord CityPlace, Toronto
September 24, 2012 2:29 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
One of the most looked forward to events in early fall is harvest time, a period when a variety of fresh produce arrives in the city's numerous farmers' markets. Often found in neighborhood parks ... read more

2012 Heritage Toronto Awards

Royal Conservatory TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning
September 24, 2012 1:49 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Heritage Toronto’s annual awards play an important role in drawing attention to those responsible for promoting and protecting our city’s unique heritage. The 38th Annual Heritage Toronto Awards ... read more

Then and Now: Hayter Street between Chestnut and Elizabeth

September 24, 2012 11:20 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Hayter Street, north side, between Chestnut and Elizabeth Streets. 1907. Now. May 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 24, 2012

September 24, 2012 11:06 am | by Anonymous | Comments
It's not just concrete falling from the Gardiner; Ford lambastes his own radio station; Christopher Hume optimistic about Toronto; Sam the Record Man dies at 92 and more news. Here are today's ... read more

Daniels Spectrum Opens in Regent Park

Daniels Spectrum, the Regent Park Arts and Cultural Centre, opens in Toronto
September 23, 2012 12:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
There is nothing else quite like it in Toronto. While some people think of it as a new community centre, and it certainly is for the community, it’s not quite like any other facility in Toronto ... read more

OAA Explores Architecture's Future at Design Exchange for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche

Nuit Blanche 2011, Toronto Condos
September 21, 2012 11:57 am | by Anonymous | Comments
New concepts on the Future of Architecture will be showcased by the Ontario Association of Architects at the Design Exchange for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche on September 29th. Architects are ... read more

Then and Now: Elizabeth and Hayter Street

Elizabeth Street and Hayter Street in Toronto, 1907 The Ward
September 21, 2012 10:33 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Elizabeth Street, north from Hayter Street. 1907. Now. May 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 21, 2012

September 21, 2012 10:16 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Big numbers tossed around for potential casino, finding a home for a Toronto Museum at Casa Loma, ominous outlook on Canada's housing market while prices continue to soar + more of today's ... read more

Then and Now: Christopher and Centre Street in The Ward

Christopher and Centre Street in The Ward, Toronto
September 20, 2012 10:57 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Let's continue our walk around the Ward neighbourhood: Then. Christopher Street looking E from Centre Street. 1907. Now. May 2012. read more