throwback thursday

Throwback Thursday: Yonge North of College

Throwback Thursday, YC Condos, Halo Residences, Yonge, Toronto
October 18, 2018 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday presents a south-facing view of Yonge Street in Downtown Toronto, showing just over one year of change. An August 2017 view is centred on the construction of ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Charles Street's High-Rise Transformation

Looking east along Charles Street from Yonge in August, 2015, Toronto
October 11, 2018 10:20 am | by Craig White | Comments
This week, we compare two views east along Charles Street from Yonge, taken—like last week's images—during Open Streets events three years and one month apart. In August 2015, with the barrier for ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Skyscrapers Growing on Yonge

Looking north on Yonge Street from Grosvenor on August 16, 2015, Toronto
October 4, 2018 10:12 am | by Craig White | Comments
This week, Throwback Thursday compares shots north on Yonge Street from Grosvenor, three years and one month apart during Open Streets Toronto events, the first on August 16, 2015. Prominent on ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Sixty Colborne

Throwback Thursday, Sixty Colborne, Freed, architectsAlliance, Toronto
September 27, 2018 10:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back almost 4 years for a southwest-facing view from King and Church streets in Downtown Toronto. In October 2014, a temporary presentation centre at the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bay and Lake Shore

Throwback Thursday, Bay, Lake Shore, Backstage, L Tower, CIBC Square, Toronto
September 20, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday looks back just over 3 years, comparing a 2015 view east from just north of Bay and Lake Shore intersection with the same one revisited in 2018. Back in August 2015, ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Avenue and Bloor

Throwback Thursday, Bloor Street, Avenue Road, Exhibit, Park Hyatt, Toronto
September 13, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes a look at three years of change at Toronto's Avenue and Bloor intersection. Back in August 2015, during that year's Open Streets TO celebration, a ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Selby Street

Throwback Thursday, The Selby, Toronto
September 6, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to Toronto's Selby Street, just south of Sherbourne Station, looking back just over three years to highlight the 'birth' of a significant residential ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bloor and Church

Throwback Thursday, Casa III, III Condos, One Bloor East, Toronto
August 30, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns the clocks back just over three years, for a southwest-facing view across Toronto's Bloor and Church intersection. Back in June of 2015, forming was well ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Honest Ed's One Year Later

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, Honest Ed's, Mirvish Village, Westbank
August 23, 2018 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns back the clocks exactly one year, showing a before and after of Toronto's iconic Honest Ed's at Bathurst and Bloor. On August 20, 2017, during an Open Streets ... read more

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