throwback thursday

Throwback Thursday: Rebuilding the Loblaw Warehouse

Throwback Thursday, Loblaw's, Lake Shore, West Block, Toronto
August 16, 2018 10:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back just over two years to the intersection of Bathurst and Lake Shore in Toronto. Back in January, 2016, crews were in the process of carefully ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Backstage On The Esplanade

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, Backstage On The Esplanade condos
August 9, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back over seven years for a comparison of the intersection of Yonge and The Esplanade in Downtown Toronto. Back in April 2011, hoarding was in place and a ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Church and Carlton

Throwback Thursday, Church and Carlton, Toronto
August 2, 2018 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday considers northeast-facing views overlooking Toronto's Church and Carlton intersection. Captured just a year and a half apart, the two images reveal plenty of ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bremner Boulevard

Throwback Thursday, Bremner Boulevard, South Core, Toronto
July 26, 2018 10:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In a few short years, the area of Toronto south of Union Station has witnessed substantial growth. Now known as the South Core in recognition of the area's southward extension of the Financial ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Toronto Skyline from Kensington Market

Throwback Thursday, Toronto skyline, Kensington Market
July 19, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Towers have been slowly transforming Toronto's skyline for a century, but the current level of growth has never been matched, and we only have to look back a few years to show tremendous ... read more

Throwback Thursday: South Core from the CN Tower

Throwback Thursday, CN Tower, Toronto, South Core
July 12, 2018 10:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For the past two weeks, we've been comparing June 2018 views from Toronto's CN Tower with shots from years earlier, and we're back again today. This time we check out the birth and subsequent ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Core

Throwback Thursday, CN Tower view, Toronto, Downtown
July 5, 2018 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following up on last week's Throwback Thursday, facing west from the CN Tower, we return to the iconic observation tower for a view of Toronto's changing Financial District. This week's comparison ... read more

Throwback Thursday: CN Tower View

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, CN Tower, CityPlace, Fort York
June 28, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back almost 6 years, for a west-facing view of Toronto captured from the main lookout level at the CN Tower. This November 2012 view primarily features the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: King Portland Centre

King Portland Centre, Kingly Condos, Allied Properties REIT, RioCan, Toronto
June 21, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us Toronto's King and Portland intersection, where construction is underway for Allied Properties REIT and RioCan's King Portland Centre. ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Toronto's Bayside Community

Throwback Thursday, Tridel, Hines, Bayside, Toronto
June 14, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week’s Throwback Thursday takes us five years back to 2013 for a view of Tridel and Hines’ at-the-time featureless Bayside community on Toronto’s waterfront, as construction ... read more

Throwback Thursday: City Hall Observation Deck

View north from the City Hall observation deck, 2018, image by Edward Skira
May 31, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday brings us to the observation deck at City Hall, open to the public just two days a year for the annual Doors Open Toronto celebration. Back in May 2014, views north ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 1 Yorkville

Throwback Thursday, 1 Yorkville, Bazis, Plaza, Roy Varacalli, Toronto
May 24, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood remains one of the city's most sought-after places to live, fuelling an onslaught of condominium tower development over the last several years. The ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Garden Inn to Gardens Condo

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, Hilton Garden Inn, Dundas Square Gardens
May 17, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to the northeast corner of Toronto's Jarvis and Dundas intersection, showing quite the change in just two years. Back in May 2016, demolition was just ... read more

Throwback Thursday: New Downtown Density

Throwback Thursday, skyline, construction, Toronto
May 10, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns the clocks back 20 months for a southeast-facing view captured from high above Toronto's Yonge and Bloor intersection. Back on a hazy morning in September ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Beacon Condos

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, Beacon Condos, Sorbara
May 3, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday looks back to March 2017, when Beacon Condos had just begun its ascent at 5200 Yonge Street, a block north of North York Centre subway station. At that time, ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Livmore at Bay and Gerrard

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, Livmore, Bay, Gerrard
April 26, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns back the clocks on a high-rise rental tower at Toronto's Bay and Gerrard intersection. Back in October 2016, construction had recently risen above grade ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 87 Peter

Throwback Thursday, 87 Peter Condos, Menkes, Toronto
April 19, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A year is all it takes to highlight a big change in Toronto. For this week's Throwback Thursday, we turn the clocks back to February 2017 for a view of construction at Menkes ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Sixty Colborne

Throwback Thursday, Sixty Colborne, Freed, architectsAlliance, Toronto
April 5, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday transports us back to 2013 for a view of the Sixty Colborne presentation centre at the intersection of King and Church streets in Downtown Toronto. At that time, ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Casa II and III

Throwback Thursday, Casa III, III Condos, Cresford, architectsAlliance, Toronto
March 29, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us high above Toronto's Yonge and Bloor area for a view of two big new additions to Charles Street between Yonge and Church. Just over two years ago, in March ... read more

Throwback Thursday: One Bloor East

Throwback Thursday, One Bloor East, Toronto
March 22, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to Toronto's Bloor Street West, turning back the clock to just to December 2015 for a view of progress at Great Gulf's 76-storey One Bloor East. ... read more