A Doors Open tour of the east end would not be complete without a look at the wonderfully opulent R.C. Harris Water Treatment Plant. The building was constructed in the early 1930s and named after ... read more
Then. Northwest corner of Whitney Avenue and Roxborough Drive, circa 1921. I hope the original owner got a volume discount on the awnings.
Now. July 2011. On reflection I should have gotten ... read more
Tories take battle for Etobicoke Centre to Supreme Court; Milton to build velodrome; Troubled Air Canada flight drops debris over Mississauga; City Councillor wants methadone clinic out of St. ... read more
This tour of four Doors Open Toronto venues incorporates not only information about the sites visited, but also nearby or associated developments of interest to UrbanToronto readers. With so much ... read more
BIXI bike sharing program in a cycle of uncertainty; Soho House will up Toronto film festival's party quotient; TTC service boost would reduce crowding on 79 routes; and more news.
Faced with ... read more
UPDATE: See changes to the Diamond Schmitt talks schedule.
One of our favourite annual events in Toronto is Doors Open, two days when we get to explore nooks and crannies that are normally closed ... read more
A tiny perfect streetcar line is being laid along Cherry Street; Toronto's downtown is GTA's downtown; beach residents face off against condo developers; and more news.
A tiny perfect streetcar ... read more
Toronto Port Lands revitalization report put off until fall; Toronto fast tracks plan to tackle loose concrete on Gardiner; strong opposition to casinos in Toronto; and more news.
Toronto Port ... read more
Shelly Carroll urges Mayor Ford to get back to work; the Gardiner continues to slowly fall apart; Scotiabank sells their landmark tower; the trouble with street trees; a look back at the growth of ... read more
Neighbours upset about massive planned U of T residence; GO Transit may face obstacles with CP strike; Councillor wants Expo 2025 in Toronto; Pearson's LINK service to shut down for months and ... read more
Then. 21 Elm Avenue, circa 1910. Residence of Percival Leadley. Without being too presumptuous, perhaps J T Cunningham will come along soon and tell us who Percy was.
Now. August 2011. Not ... read more
May 18, 2012 9:52 am | by Nada Laskovski | Comments
The site of GTA casino down to four possibilities; Lastman Square campus quad in the making?; significant drop among Rob Ford's strongest supporters; and more news.
Dozens of police officers ... read more
Gardiner repairs to cause traffic headaches; drivers fight the 407 ETR; a trip to a historic gas station; Seattle shows us how to rejuvenate ailing neighbourhoods; Brampton may be getting a ... read more