A Very Happy Passover to UT's Jewish audience.
A matzo ball factory becomes a trendy Parkdale coffee shop - 'The Mascot'.
Then. '1267 Queen W. Gula's Matza Factory. 1948.' Picture sent to us ... read more
March 25, 2013 9:56 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says GTA transit plan needs public's support; Flaherty’s 2013 Economic Action Plan calls for $8 million to refurbish Massey Hall; the GTA gets two new area codes; ... read more
March 25, 2013 12:00 am | by Anthony Galloro | Comments
Old Town Toronto, a neighbourhood that remembers the city's past with its red brick, quaint light posts, and village charm, has managed to tame the enveloping towers of the nearby city. Instead, ... read more
Then. Otis-Fensom* Elevator Company Building. 50 Bay Street, circa 1914. Note the location of the fire hydrant. We will use that as a reference point.
Now. September 2012. Note the location of ... read more
March 22, 2013 9:45 am | by Anthony Galloro | Comments
How dense is too dense downtown?; restoring historic Massey Hall; Toronto gets a possible downtown relief subway line; chronicling Toronto's past and more news.
Is Toronto’s condo boom causing too ... read more
Then. 36 Mutual Street. Appliance warehouse, meter repair shop and garage, circa 1923. Picture sourced by wwwebster.
Now. September 2012. This city block has been a parking lot for going on 40 ... read more
March 21, 2013 9:44 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Ford pushes for cut on land transfer tax; More green space coming to Yonge and Wellesley; Wynne changes odds of a casino; Sutton Place Condos meets resistance and and more news.
‘Absolutely’ ... read more
March 20, 2013 9:56 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
TTC head apologizes for subway delays during Monday night rush-hour; experts say L.A. style transit funding may be right for Toronto; City Hall dumps little know by-law about biking in twos; seven ... read more
The Case of the Shrunken Building on the northeast corner of Dundas and McCaul.
Then. March 6, 1912.
Now. March 2013.
Compare the Then and Now photos to see how much of the building was removed ... read more
Then. Elizabeth at Albert, looking north. September 27, 1930. That's the Registry Building on the left. Great cars. A vanished Chinatown neighbourhood...
Now. August 2012. Nathan Philips Square ... read more
March 14, 2013 9:09 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
New streetcar has first on street test; Limits for lobbyists; TTC becoming regional; Atwood on UofT green space and more!
TTC conducts first public test of new streetcar (blogTO)
Limits urged for ... read more
March 13, 2013 7:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Charlie is amongst the most handsome new condominium buildings currently completing in Toronto. The 36-storey King Street West project designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects for developer Great ... read more