November 7, 2012 10:16 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Byford wants Ford to keep it strictly business; Ontario's new bridge to USA; Police confirm Ford's bus story; The mayor's attendance record and more. Here are today's headlines.
‘Don’t call me’ on ... read more
November 6, 2012 11:35 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Frontenac Arms. Jarvis Street. 1945-ish?
Now. June 2012. It's a Ramada now and was built in 1930 as an apartment house. It eventually became a hotel; the only former names I can remember ... read more
November 6, 2012 10:17 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Interior views offered by Google StreetView; Toronto to consult with residents on casino; Teachers could delay grades; Rob Ford comments on school bus; Drug bust at Pearson; New $20 bill comes out ... read more
November 2, 2012 11:59 am | by Anonymous | Comments
It has been another busy month here at UrbanToronto, with lots of discussion going on in our Forum on some very high-profile development announcements. Needless to say, it's all kept us very busy ... read more
Then. Chestnut Street looking south from Osgoode Street. March 31, 1955. A tiny picture, but if you make it bigger on your screen you can get a sense of the "street level" that once existed in ... read more
November 2, 2012 9:45 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Toronto police ignore pedestrian; accidents in the GTA; Toronto helps New York clean up after Sandy; most Ontario homes have power; Government won't interfere with Ashley Smith inquest; The Star ... read more
November 1, 2012 10:03 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. c1890. Centre Avenue, west side. Looking north from the lane north of Osgoode Street. These houses would not remain for long. The eastern wall of the University Avenue Armouries (opened ... read more
November 1, 2012 9:38 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Toronto offers aid for Sandy's victims; Reprimand for Ford?; Leash free city parks; Term limits on city councillors; Demolition on Queen West and more news. These are today's headlines.
Toronto ... read more
October 31, 2012 1:10 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The AGO's designTALK series presents Tania Bortolotto, president and founder of Bortolotto Design Architect Inc. Bortolotto's presentation will be on The Architecture of Happiness and will ... read more
October 31, 2012 9:35 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Assessing Sandy's toll; The Star defends paywall; Social Housing for sale; The Ombudsman is here to stay and more news. These are today's headlines.
Sandy’s Toronto toll: Fire department deluged ... read more
October 30, 2012 10:32 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. May 1954. Reitman's store. Yonge Street west side, north of Queen Street. Our little store was sandwiched between the old Eatons store to the north (the large dark mass of a building on the ... read more
October 30, 2012 9:39 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Subway to Scarborough reconsidered; casino could bring needed funds to the city; experts debate what to do with crumbling Gardiner; city keeps St. Lawrence Centre and Toronto Centre for the Arts; ... read more
October 29, 2012 2:05 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
With the staggering amount of condominium development underway throughout the city and the jaw-dropping prices that units are now fetching, it’s all too easy to forget the real cost of living, and ... read more
October 29, 2012 8:10 am | by Anonymous | Comments
City Prepares for the storm; Sandy grounds flights; Auction fails to sell home; Health Inspector scams and more news. Here are today's headlines.
The Fixer: What you can do to help prepare for ... read more
Then. "Trinity College old gates." May 29, 1926. Queen Street West, north side opposite Strachan. Trinity College itself (1852 - 1950s) is in the distance.
Now. May 2012. These gates that ... read more
October 26, 2012 9:10 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Ford breached code of conduct, subsequently suggests firing watchdogs; The Ex continues to draw crowds; Councillors doubt Metrolinx control; Canada Post versus Mike Colle. Here are today's ... read more