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Then and Now: Church and Adelaide

Church and Adelaide streets, Toronto, 1911
December 7, 2012 11:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Church and Adelaide looking west along Adelaide. August 8, 1911. Now. July 2012. I do believe the only building left over from 1911 is the building on the left of both pictures that ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For December 7, 2012

December 7, 2012 11:54 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Ford supports costly byelection; Toronto streets for cars, not pedestrians; parking tickets in shared bike/car lanes; TDSB to close schools; Gardiner Expressway neglected for past 10 years; ... read more

Then and Now: Agnes Street Church

Agnes Street Church, Toronto, Bay & Dundas, 1899
December 6, 2012 10:50 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Agnes Street Church. Bay and Agnes. (Agnes was the precursor to Dundas.) Northeast corner, 1899. Before the Ford Hotel, itself long bitten-the-dust there was this handsome church. It's ... read more

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

December 6, 2012 10:40 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Rob Ford here to stay, for now; budget chief suggests councillors put there jobs on the line; Stintz for mayor? GO prices rise + more. Put ‘some skin in the game’: Councillors wishing to run for ... read more

Then and Now: Gerhard Heintzman House

Gerhard Heintzman House, Boor St E, Toronto, circa 1910
December 5, 2012 11:40 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Gerhard Heintzman's House. Bloor Street East. Not sure of the date — 1910-ish? Now. June 2012. There is a condo here now. At 300 Bloor Street East. read more

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

December 5, 2012 11:23 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Ford seeks stay; city debates future of the Gardiner; fixing subway doors; property tax increases; trimming school funding + more. Rob Ford’s immediate future to be decided as Toronto mayor seeks ... read more

Daniels Spectrum Raises $350,000 at Under One Roof Event

December 4, 2012 3:39 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
On November 29, the Artscape Foundation and Presenting Sponsor, The Daniels Corporation, hosted an event to raise capital and programming funds for the Daniels Spectrum in Regent Park. Entitled ... read more

UrbanToronto Gathers at C'est What for Drinks and a Quiz

UrbanToronto gathers at C'est What, image by Jack Landau
December 4, 2012 2:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto members gathered at C'est What on Front Street yesterday to grab a pint or two, converse, and to exercise their brain with a quiz. UrbanToronto gathers at C'est What, image by Jack ... read more

High-Rise Community Update From Tower Renewal and U of T

Tower Renewal Office, Daniels Faculty, City of Toronto, ERA Architects
December 4, 2012 1:40 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The City of Toronto's Tower Renewal Office and the Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership based at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social work and Cities Centre at the University of Toronto ... read more

Then and Now: Harcourt & Son

103 King Street West Toronto, 1910, Harcourt & Son, wwwebster
December 4, 2012 11:37 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 103 King West. Harcourt & Son. Looks to be about 1910ish. A wwwebster sourced picture. Now. June 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For December 4, 2012

December 4, 2012 10:50 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Rescuing the conservative brand; Condos at the Masonic Temple?; Rethinking the Megacity; Myth of a divided Toronto and more news. Here are today's headlines.  Royson James: It’s time for ... read more

Topping Off November 2012: What's Hot On UrbanToronto

Globe and Mail, Toronto Condos, Globe and Mail, KPMB Architects
December 3, 2012 6:30 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
November has been another busy month for us here at UrbanToronto. The most visited story of the month was the cancellation of the Globe and Mail's new head office at Front and Spadina, prompting a ... read more

Then and Now: James and Albert

James and Albert streets, Toronto, 1913
December 3, 2012 10:55 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. James and Albert (looking west along Albert). 11:45 a.m. Feb 20, 1913. Almost one hundred years ago. Eaton's Annex store on the right, City Hall on the left. Now. April 2012. The Annex ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For December 3,2012

December 3, 2012 10:39 am | by Editor | Comments
Ford urges council to let people of Toronto vote on his future; visualizing the future of Toronto; transit could help Eglinton turn the corner; and more news. Ford urges council to let the people ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 30, 2012

November 30, 2012 11:38 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Downtown relief line and Yonge subway extension fast-tracked; accusations of extracting cash out of developers; Mississauga property owners to pay for water run-off; LRT not mentioned in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 29, 2012

November 29, 2012 11:31 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Plastic bags live on; Elephants in the room; Karen Stintz may seek mayor's chair after all; Lots on the Ford saga and more news. Here are today's headlines. Rob Ford may be losing allies in ... read more

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

November 28, 2012 11:19 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Transit plans to go ahead despite leadership uncertainty; Death of the conservative agenda?; Presto cards coming for TTC; Chow for mayor and more news. Here are today's headlines. The $8.4B ... read more

Don Schmitt on the Art of the Architect at the Walrus Talks

Donald Schmitt speaks at the Walrus Talks 2012, image by Jack Landau
November 27, 2012 7:12 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Back in October the Walrus Magazine, Canada's general interest literary journal, invited nine Toronto-based movers and shakers to speak on "The Art of the City" at a salon held in front of a ... read more

Time Running Out on the Inaugural Shows at the Ryerson Image Centre

November 27, 2012 7:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
When the Ryerson Image Centre opened in time for Nuit Blanche this year, Toronto gained a major new cultural attraction, one aimed squarely at the importance of the photographic image in this ... read more

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

November 27, 2012 11:29 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Ford intends to appeal; What kind of mayor does Toronto need?; New hotel at CNE; Pan Am Games on budget and more news. Here are today's headlines. Rob Ford’s appeal will be filed ‘in the next ... read more