Metrolinx's plan for railway sound walls on the UP Express route proves controversial; TTC orders more bendy buses; Hazel McCallion wants Mississauga banner at Pearson; and more news.
Metrolinx’s ... read more
Here we have another great photo submitted via UrbanToronto's flickr page. It's a wonderful black and white image of the city looking south from the AGO, captured by Empty Quarter. On the left, ... read more
February 21, 2013 10:46 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. National Trust branch. Circa 1965-ish? Just my guess. NW corner St. Germain and Yonge. National Trust branches were a common sight up until about 15 or so years ago when they were rolled ... read more
February 21, 2013 10:42 am | by Sam Larson | Comments
Developers propose radical makeover of Toronto casino site; Transportation Minister Glen Murray claims fresh ideas for transit investment; Women's hockey league suggests Markham arena will be ... read more
February 20, 2013 10:31 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. December 26, 1939. 10-12-14 Eastmount Avenue. A handsome triplet of rowhouses.
Those men are looking at a landslide (out of frame to the left of the picture) that saw a part of this ... read more
February 20, 2013 10:19 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Councillor Mammoliti's debt records unearthed; public housing safety concerns revisited; new premier Kathleen Wynne’s first speech from the throne; customized email alerts from City Hall; and ... read more
February 19, 2013 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This past Friday the Ontario Heritage Trust hosted a special event at the historic Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres to mark the beginning of Heritage Week 2013. This year’s celebrations, which run ... read more
February 19, 2013 10:46 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Eglinton TTC station, 1960s.
I remember that Laura Secord store (in the middle distance) as being quite large and busy. The salesladies wore a white uniform; many were older ladies; many ... read more
February 19, 2013 10:30 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The city-led transit consultation holds its fourth public event; retired construction boss Nicolo Milioto downplays Mob links; book lover Nicholas Hoare is closing up shop; uncertain future of ... read more
February 15, 2013 10:36 am | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
Increased revenue for Metrolinx; making cycling in Toronto safer; Mayor Ford apologizes for another bungle; the case for a Canadian ministry of cities; and more news.
Metrolinx may consider ... read more
Today's photo of the day captures the ROM Crystal from high up on a cold and cloudy winter morning. It's not often we see the controversial crystal from this angle. Love it or hate it, it's easy ... read more
This shot is an awesome view of downtown Toronto shot from the east side. Captured by Forum member, udo, here we see L Tower to the left, the CN Tower on the right, and St. James Cathedral's ... read more
February 14, 2013 10:41 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. College Theatre. NW corner College and Dovercourt. 'Gallant Journey' is on the marquee. This dates the photograph to 1946. The theatre was built in 1920; closed in 1967.
Now. August ... read more
OCAD's new cultural centre to be named Princess of Wales Art Centre; Hudake eyes transit as way to win over Torontonians; and more news.
OCAD’s new cultural centre to be named Princess of Wales ... read more
February 13, 2013 11:28 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Toronto reviewing snow protocol; Vaughan seeks seat on executive committee; Toronto Board of Health reaffirms Casino opposition and more news.
Toronto to review snow emergency protocol after last ... read more
Weekend snowstorm cost city about $4 million to clean up; Toronto Board of Health opposes new casino; skating on Lake Ontario a hardy adventure; and more news.
Weekend snowstorm cost city about ... read more
February 11, 2013 10:46 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
A tidbit of cinema history today.
Then. Hyland Theatre. Opened 1948. It had just closed for good in this picture — June-ish 2001 [Demolished in 2003]. I was just strolling down Yonge that day; ... read more