throwback thursday

Throwback Thursday: Residences of 488 University Avenue

488 University Avenue, Amexon, Core Architects, Toronto
February 22, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to University Avenue and Dundas Street in Downtown Toronto, where an 18-storey, 1968-built office building is having 37 new residential ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Eglinton Station

Throwback Thursday, Eglinton Station, Crosstown LRT
February 15, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to Midtown Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton intersection, where the site of a former bus terminal serving Eglinton subway station has been transformed with ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Yonge and College

Throwback Thursday, Yonge and College, YC, Karma, Toronto
February 8, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to the Downtown Toronto intersection of Yonge and College streets, turning back the clocks only two and a half years to reveal some big changes. Back in ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Entertainment District Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Entertainment District
February 1, 2018 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday shows almost four years of change in what has become one of Toronto's densest concentrations of new high-rise development. Back in May 2014, this metamorphosis was ... read more

Throwback Thursday Throwback: King, Berkeley, and the Globe

Throwback Thursday, King and Berkeley, Globe and Mail Centre, Toronto
January 18, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was almost four years ago when we ran a Throwback Thursday feature covering the changes surrounding 54 Berkeley Street, a narrow four-storey heritage building at the southwest corner of King ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Adelaide and Princess Revisited

Throwback Thursday, Adelaide and Princess, Ivory, Axiom, Toronto
January 11, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Back in November 2014, we ran a Throwback Thursday feature covering Toronto's Adelaide Street at Princess, just east of Sherbourne. In the over three years since this comparison was captured, the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Nathan Phillips Square

Throwback Thursday, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto
January 4, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns back the clocks roughly three and a half years to May 28, 2014, for an east-facing view across Nathan Phillips Square. Captured from the roof of the 2011-built ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Vaughan Metropolitan Centre

Throwback Thursday, Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station, TTC, TYSSE
December 21, 2017 9:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The December 17th opening of the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension (TYSSE) has brought the TTC's Line 1 subway to Vaughan, beyond Toronto's northern city limit. This week, we turn back the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Globe and Mail Centre

Throwback Thursday, Globe and Mail Centre, Toronto, First Gulf, Diamond Schmitt
December 14, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to King Street East between Sherbourne and Parliament Streets for a two and a half year-long look back on construction of one of Toronto's newest office ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Don River and West Don Lands

Throwback Thursday, Don River, West Don Lands, River City, Toronto
December 7, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back to early 2013 for a south facing view over the Don River, as seen from the Queen Street viaduct. Just shy of five years ago, this view of bridges was ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Front and Sherbourne

Throwback Thursday, Front and Sherbourne, Toronto
November 30, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns back the clocks eight years, for a north-facing view of Toronto's Front and Sherbourne from way back in 2009. At that time, construction was well underway ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Pier 27 and the East Bayfront

Throwback Thursday, Pier 27, East Bayfront, Queens Quay, Toronto
November 23, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday highlights the rapid transformation of Toronto's Queens Quay East. Turning back the clocks to 2012, this east facing view from the top of the Westin Harbour Castle ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Eaton Centre Bridge

Throwback Thursday, Eaton Centre Bridge, Cadillac Fairview, WilkinsonEyre
November 16, 2017 10:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since opening early in November, the WilkinsonEyre Architects and Zeidler Partnership-designed pedestrian bridge from the Toronto Eaton Centre to Hudson's Bay/Saks Fifth ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Entertainment District Skyline

Throwback Thursday, Entertainment District, Toronto
November 9, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back to 2013 for a view of Toronto's Entertainment District as seen from the upper level of an Adelaide Street West parking garage, just west of Simcoe. ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Yonge and Helendale

Throwback Thursday, Yonge, Helendale, Neon, Whitehaus, Montgomery Square
November 2, 2017 9:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday features the changing view from Midtown Toronto's Yonge and Helendale intersection, two blocks north of Eglinton Avenue. Back in October, 2014, the view facing ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Monde's Rise

Throwback Thursday, Monde, Great Gulf, Moshe Safdie, Quadrangle, Toronto
October 26, 2017 8:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In a city changing as fast as Toronto, sometimes one year is all it takes to illustrate a dramatic transformation. This is very true in the emerging East Bayfront community, where new residential ... read more

Throwback Thursday: George Brown Waterfront Campus

Throwback Thursday, George Brown College Waterfront Campus, Toronto
October 19, 2017 9:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's East Bayfront district is currently a hive of residential construction activity, transforming the formerly industrial district into a neighbourhood. The foundations for the current ... read more

Throwback Thursday: L Tower From Berczy Park

Throwback Thursday, Berczy Park, L Tower, Ten York, Toronto
October 12, 2017 8:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week's Throwback Thursday took us back to only 2 years to 2015, when construction was in full swing for the Claude Cormier + Associés-designed revitalization of ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 88 Scott and Berczy Park

Throwback Thursday, Berczy Park, 88 Scott, Concert Properties, Toronto
October 5, 2017 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns back the clocks on two projects at the crossroads of Toronto's Financial District and St. Lawrence neighbourhoods. Back in late 2015, the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Regent Park

Throwback Thursday, Regent Park Revitalization, Toronto
September 28, 2017 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over a decade into the Regent Park revitalization, the Toronto neighbourhood is swapping its hostile-to-the-street feel for newly street-friendly developments, replacing the maze-like network of ... read more