then and now

Then and Now: Henessy's Drug Store, 117 Yonge Street

Henessy's Drug Store, 117 Yonge St, Toronto, circa 1914
June 4, 2013 8:46 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Here's something completely different. An interior. 117 Yonge Street, circa 1914. Henessy's Drug Store. Now. April 2013. Timbuktu gift shop. read more

Then and Now: Mary Pickford and SickKids

Placque commemorating Mary Pickford
June 3, 2013 8:45 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Who doesn't know the story of Mary Pickford — Canadian girl who made good in Hollywood early in the last century — even if her films aren't relevant to contemporary tastes anymore? Mary ... read more

Then and Now: Queen's Hall

Queen's Hall, Queen's Park, Toronto, circa 1916
May 31, 2013 8:55 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Queen's Hall. 7 Queens Park Crescent, circa 1916. What was it, you ask...? read more

Then and Now: Melinda Street

37 Melinda Street, Toronto, circa 1907
May 30, 2013 8:55 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 'The Old Premises', 37 Melinda Street, circa 1907. Now. April 2013. read more

Then and Now: Richmond and Duncan

Richmond and Duncan, Toronto, circa 1915
May 28, 2013 8:50 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Northeast corner of Richmond West and Duncan. Circa 1915. Now. April 2013. read more

Then and Now: Copp Clark Company, Wellington and Portland

Copp Clark Company, Wellington and Portland, Toronto, circa 1913
May 27, 2013 8:46 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. The Copp Clark Company Limited. Wellington and Portland, southeast corner, circa 1913. Now. April 2013. read more

Then and Now: Royal College of Dental Surgeons

Royal College of Dental Surgeons, College & Huron, Toronto, circa 1916
May 24, 2013 8:48 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Royal College of Dental Surgeons. College and Huron, northeast corner, circa 1916. Now. Daniels Faculty. April 2013. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 24, 2013

May 24, 2013 8:43 am | by Nada Laskovski | Comments
Mayor Rob Ford's allies prepare to run city; stunning images of every flight in the world; Pan Am Games athletes' village is on track; and more news. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s allies prepare to run ... read more

Then and Now: King and Spadina Southeast Corner

May 23, 2013 9:55 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. King and Spadina, we are looking at the SE corner. c1909. Kindly sourced by wwwebster. I haven't the faintest how true to life it is but let's assume it's close. Now. May 2013. read more

Then and Now: Don Station

May 22, 2013 9:40 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 'Don Station'. At its original location just a few steps from the southwest pier of the present Queen street east Don River bridge. Sep 12, 1910. That's the earlier first bridge in the ... read more

Then and Now: Convocation Hall, University of Toronto

Convocation Hall, University of Toronto, circa 1916
May 21, 2013 8:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Convocation Hall, University of Toronto, circa 1916. To my eye, one of the stranger buildings in Toronto, Large and impressive, a standout, but somewhat odd. Now. April 2013. read more

Then and Now: Ontario Veterinary College, Dundas & University

Ontario Veterinary College, Dundas & University, Toronto, 1916
May 17, 2013 7:12 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. The Ontario Veterinary College. Dundas and University southwest corner, circa 1916. Those of you with good memories may remember I 'did' this corner a few years ago with another Then picture ... read more

Then and Now: 14 Adelaide Street East

14 Adelaide Street East, Toronto Electric Light Company, Toronto, 1903
May 16, 2013 8:40 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 14 Adelaide Street East. Toronto Electric Light Company Office Building, circa 1903. Picture sourced by wwwebster. Now. September 2012. read more

Then and Now: 457 Church Street

457 Church Street, Toronto, circa 1918
May 8, 2013 8:30 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 457 Church Street. Alexander & Son. Sign Painting, Building Contractors. Circa 1918. Sourced by wwwebster. Now. September 2012. read more

Then and Now: University Avenue Armoury and University Avenue Courthouse

University Avenue Armoury, Toronto, 1912
May 7, 2013 8:55 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. University Avenue Armoury (again). Sorry folks, I meant to post this in sequence with the Armoury Then and Now last Friday. I'm not that organized sometimes... : ) The licence plate on the ... read more

Then and Now: Fanny Kornbloom in Front of 6 Baldwin Street

6 Baldwin Street, Toronto, 1916
May 6, 2013 8:51 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. March 21, 1916. Fanny Kornbloom in front of 6 Baldwin Street. A Health Department photo. I suppose that that authority had some reason for taking such a portrait. Fanny looks healthy if a ... read more

Then and Now: Osgoode Street

Osgoode Street, Toronto, 1914
May 3, 2013 8:57 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Osgoode Street. This street used to run from University to Chestnut, circa 1914, I think. The old Armoury — demolished in 1963 — is on the left, Osgoode Hall on the right. The white building ... read more

Then and Now: 10 Toronto Street

Toronto Street, Toronto, 1916
May 2, 2013 8:40 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. March 10, 1916. Ice hanging from buildings in lane. Rear of 10 Toronto Street, north side. Now. October 2012. read more

Then and Now: St. Lawrence Drill Shed and St. Lawrence Market

St. Lawrence Drill Shed, Toronto, 189
May 1, 2013 8:30 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. St. Lawrence Drill Shed. Jarvis, west side, between Esplanade and Front, running through to Market Street. Drawing from 1894. 1890 Goads below. It was gone by the time the 1903 Goads came ... read more

Then and Now: King Street East and Leader Lane

King Street East and Leader Lane, Toronto, circa 1920
April 30, 2013 8:56 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. King Street and Leader Lane. Leader Lane is on the right. Circa 1920? Now. September 2012. Well, there's a survivor back there; the white and brown building, which can 'just' be glimpsed ... read more