throwback thursday

Throwback Thursday: Globe and Mail Centre

Globe and Mail Centre, First Gulf, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Toronto
January 19, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday presents the changing view from a condo in Toronto's Distillery District. Back on November 24, 2012, UrbanToronto Forum contributor 'Razz' captured this northwest ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Karma Condos on Grenville Street

Karma Condos, Lifetime Developments, CentreCourt, architectsAlliance, Toronto
January 12, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is now wrapping up at the Grenville Street site of Lifetime Developments and CentreCourt Developments' Karma Condos, a 50-storey architectsAlliance-designed ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 383 Sorauren Avenue

Throwback Thursday, 383 Sorauren, Toronto
January 5, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday features a before and after of a new mid-rise condominium development in Toronto' Roncesvalles Village neighbourhood. Back in March 2013 a single-storey warehouse on ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Removing an Eyesore on St. Clair

The Code Condos, BLVD, Lifetime Developments, Toronto
December 22, 2016 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For our last Throwback Thursday on 2016, we are taking a look at the St. Clair Avenue West site of BLVD Developments and Lifetime Developments' The Code Condos. Back in August ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Madison on Eglinton

Throwback Thursday, The Madison, Eglinton, Toronto
December 15, 2016 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rising 33 and 36 storeys above Eglinton Avenue, east of Yonge, Madison Homes' eponymous The Madison is the newest residential development to open in Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton area. Just over ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Roy's Square and One Bloor East

Throwback Thursday, Roy's Square, One Bloor East, Toronto
December 8, 2016 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since topping off at a height of 257 metres in 2015, cladding installation and interior fit-outs are bringing Great Gulf Homes' One Bloor East closer to completion. Before this glass ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Humber Bay Shores

Throwback Thursday: Humber Bay Shores
December 1, 2016 9:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Offering commanding views of the Toronto skyline and a wealth of outdoor activities catering to active lifestyles, Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shore's area has attracted scores of homebuyers over the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Southwest Corner of Yonge and Dundas

Throwback Thursday, Yonge Dundas, Eaton Centre, Toronto
November 24, 2016 10:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Eaton Centre has been subject to some major changes over the past several years, including the loss of its namesake flagship department store. After being purchased out of bankruptcy by ... read more

Throwback Thursday: North View from Mutual Street

Throwback Thursday: North View from Mutual Street
November 17, 2016 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to Mutual Street, between Queen and Shuter, for a north-facing view overlooking some major changes. Back on August 25th, 2002, this angle provided a great ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Esplanade from Bay Street

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, Union Bus Terminal, Backstage Esplanade, L Tower
November 10, 2016 10:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday offers a look back in time over 14 years, showing some major changes in the blocks south and east of Toronto's Financial District. Back in July 2002, construction ... read more

Throwback Thursday: View from Merchandise Lofts

Throwback Thursday, skyline, Toronto, Merchandise Lofts
November 3, 2016 9:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Originally constructed in phases between 1910 and 1949, the Simpson's (later Sears) Merchandise Warehouse was converted to condominium use in the late 1990s. Now known as Merchandise Lofts, the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Skyline from Dockside Drive

Throwback Thursday, South Core, skyline, Toronto
October 27, 2016 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Branching off of Queen's Quay East in front of the new George Brown College Waterfront Campus, Dockside Drive is flanked by Sherbourne Common on the east and Sugar Beach on the west. The short ... read more

Throwback Thursday: River City

Throwback Thursday: River City, Toronto
October 20, 2016 9:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Before the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games brought Toronto a new neighbourhood, the first development to rise in the West Don Lands area was the first phase of Urban Capital Property ... read more

Throwback Thursday: South Core Skyline

Throwback Thursday, South Core skyline, Toronto
October 13, 2016 9:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A lot can change in just a couple of years in Toronto. One area where high-rise growth is particularly evident is in the burgeoning South Core district, which has grown in a short period from ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Financial District

Throwback Thursday, Financial District, Toronto
October 6, 2016 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Serving as the heart of Canada's economy, Toronto's Financial District has been in a constant state of metamorphosis for decades as new investment continues to pour into the district. A handful of ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Picasso and Tableau

Picasso (left) and Tableau (right), July 2014, image by Marcus Mitanis
September 29, 2016 9:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The past two years have brought about many changes to Toronto's bustling Entertainment District. Two of the newest kids on the block are Tableau Condominiums by Urban ... read more

Throwback Thursday: View from Roundhouse Park

View from Roundhouse Park, May 2010, image by Marcus Mitanis
September 22, 2016 8:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Serving as a monument to Toronto's rich railway heritage, Bremner Boulevard's Roundhouse Park offers a window into our past while also providing perspectives of the surrounding modern cityscape. ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bay Adelaide East

View of the Bay Adelaide Centre's east tower from Frederick and Adelaide, 2014,
September 15, 2016 9:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
While Toronto's ongoing development boom has seen more condos go up than anything else, it has included a fair share of office developments. The new office space growth is being fuelled in part by ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Skyline from the Dufferin Bridge

View east from the Dufferin Bridge, 2011, image by Marcus Mitanis
September 8, 2016 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Every year during the CNE, countless pedestrians coming to and from Exhibition Place traverse the Dufferin Street bridge spanning the Gardiner Expressway. This vantage point is a fairly popular ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Tableau Condominiums

March 18, 2014: colonnade taking shape at Tableau Condominiums
September 1, 2016 10:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the span of the last two and a half years, Toronto's Entertainment District has undergone significant vertical growth. The intersection of Richmond and Peter Streets has been the site of some ... read more