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

September 13, 2012 10:40 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Debating the future of Casa Loma, Regent Park phase 2 revealed, Ford's latest fumble, changes to recycling and big changes down at Amsterdam Brewery. Condos? Starbucks? What do you think should be ... read more

Then and Now: Riverdale Park with Gerrard in the Distance

Riverdale Park facing Gerrard, 1914
September 12, 2012 11:06 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 'Aug 1, 1914. Riverdale Park.' That's Gerrard St. at the top of the hill in the distance. The 'Sheet Metal Products' company is long gone, don't know when, but the apartment complex there ... read more

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

September 12, 2012 10:17 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Ford's office aides help run his football teams; Ryerson in talks to buy site of former Empress Hotel; Metrolinx awards $320 million contract for Eglinton LRT tunnel; is 346 Spadina haunted? and ... read more

Then and Now: Danforth and Woodbine

Danforth and Woodbine, Toronto, 1915
September 11, 2012 9:53 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. September 22, 1915. Danforth Avenue West from Woodbine Avenue. Open fields. Imagine that. Now. April 2012. read more

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

September 11, 2012 9:40 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Casa Loma won't be sold; Pinewood studios to expand in the Port Lands; Rob Ford wants to streamline city management; Galloway Boys linked to shootings and more news: Ryerson has high hopes for ... read more

UrbanToronto's 10-Year History is Now Yours Too!

Downtown Toronto skyline
September 10, 2012 3:40 pm | by Editor | Comments
2012 has been a pretty big year here at UrbanToronto, and it isn’t over yet. For those who have been following us for a while now, you’ll remember that we re-launched back in 2011 with a new look, ... read more

Student Exhibition Explores New Territories at U of T

230 College Street, UofT Architecture Building in Toronto
September 10, 2012 10:57 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Update: The exhibition has been rescheduled. The official opening date has been moved to Thursday, September 20th. An exciting two-part exhibition is set to launch within the Daniels Faculty of ... read more

Then and Now: Before the Bridge — Danforth, East of Pape

Danforth East of Pape in Toronto, 1913
September 10, 2012 10:52 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Danforth looking east, just east of Pape. July 7, 1913. Now. April 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 10, 2012

September 10, 2012 9:39 am | by Anonymous | Comments
New Port Lands plan comes under fire; Driverless TTC vehicles?; How to pick a realtor; Ford Fest & other news. Concrete maker Lafarge blasts Port Lands plan (Toronto Star) TTC still ... read more

A Quick Peek into Burano's new Art-filled Restaurant Space

Sandro Martini's artwork at Burano condos in Toronto
September 7, 2012 6:08 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Burano is 50 storeys of knife-edged glass and steel piercing the sky above Bay and Grosvenor Streets in Downtown Toronto. We've run enough shots of the architectsAlliance-designed Lanterra ... read more

Then and Now: Gerrard and Pape

Gerrard and Pape in Toronto, 1928
September 7, 2012 10:18 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 'Gerrard and Pape, looking north. July 10, 1928.' read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 7, 2012

September 7, 2012 10:06 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Ford Fest gets some extra muscle, Stintz flirts with contracting out TTC jobs, #FordCourt comes to a close, NDP picks up Kitchener-Waterloo and Target pops up downtown for TIFF. Toronto mayor’s ... read more

Then and Now: Gerrard, West of Main Street

Gerrard and Main in Toronto, 1915
September 6, 2012 10:54 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Gerrard looking west from Main. September 23 1915. This part of Toronto has the feel of a small town to it.  Main street is out of view to the left of the picture - a walk up and down ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 6, 2012

September 6, 2012 10:32 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Hume on the Waterfront; An end to city funding for the Zoo?; TIFF 2012 begins tonight; Ford's day in court and other news:Hume: Waterfront development proceeds at a clip (Toronto ... read more

Then and Now: Yonge Street, North of Queen

Yonge Street north of Queen in Toronto, 1914
September 5, 2012 10:59 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then.  Yonge.  Looking N from just N of Queen.  Looks to be about 1914-ish Now.  May 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 5, 2012

September 5, 2012 9:48 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
City to move forward with Port Lands redevelopment; TTC bus stops set for a makeover; Rob Ford's legal problems; the best hot dogs in the city and more news: Court proceedings that could oust ... read more

Topping Off August 2012: What's Hot On UrbanToronto

Bay Street south of Front looking north, 1929 Toronto
September 4, 2012 4:49 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
In the real estate and development industry, August tends to pass by at a crawl. Construction slows down amidst the city's scorching temperatures, and those lucky enough head off to a lakeside ... read more

Then and Now: Royal York Hotel

Royal York Hotel lobby, Toronto, 1929
September 4, 2012 9:51 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Royal York Hotel lobby. The Royal York opened June 11, 1929. Now. May 2012. It's now called the Fairmont Royal York Hotel. read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet For September 4, 2012

September 4, 2012 9:46 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Mayor Vaughan?; deciphering public art; background on a court case that could cost Rob Ford his job; Keele benefits from massive infrastructure build and more news: Posted Toronto Political Panel: ... read more

Then and Now: Westbury Hotel at 475 Yonge Street

Former Westbury Hotel at 475 Yonge Street in Toronto, now Courtyard Marriot
August 31, 2012 10:40 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Westbury Hotel. 475 Yonge street. c1960ish. Now. May 2012. Nice re-clad. read more