throwback thursday

Throwback Thursday: Festival Tower and tiff Bell Lightbox

Throwback Thursday, Festival Tower and tiff Bell Lightbox, Toronto
August 17, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns the clocks back to January 23, 2009 for a view of construction activity at The Daniels Corporation's Festival Tower and tiff Bell Lightbox in ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Pinnacle on Adelaide

Pinnacle on Adelaide, Toronto, Hariri Pontarini Architects
August 10, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Entertainment District has been in a constant state of construction for the better part of a decade, with a collection of new high-rise condominium towers dotting the neighbourhood's ... read more

Throwback Thursday: George and Adelaide

Throwback Thursday, Vü Condos, Adelaide and George, Toronto
August 3, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back to March 6th, 2008, for a snapshot of construction at Aspen Ridge Homes' Vü Condos, a Hariri Pontarini Architects-designed condominium ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Pears on the Avenue

Throwback Thursday, Pears on the Avenue, Toronto
July 27, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For many years, the southwest corner of Avenue Road and Pears, just north of Davenport, was home to a luxury auto dealership. In early 2010, work began on converting the former Downtown Fine Cars ... read more

Throwback Thursday: London On The Esplanade

Throwback Thursday, London On The Esplanade, Toronto
July 20, 2017 10:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday covers some significant changes in Toronto's St. Lawrence and South Core areas. Back in December 2008, a post by Forum contributor "current" provided an update ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Yonge Eglinton Centre

Throwback Thursday, Yonge Eglinton Centre, Toronto, RioCan
July 13, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday covers a significant retail and commercial addition to RioCan's Yonge Eglinton Centre, a mixed-use complex at the heart of Midtown Toronto. Back in the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Corus Quay

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, George Brown College, Corus Quay
July 6, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday covers one of the pioneering developments in Toronto's East Bayfront district. Before Sugar Beach and the Waterfront promenade transformed the area into a people ... read more

Throwback Thursday: WaterClub, Riviera, and More

Throwback Thursday, Riviera Condos, Roundhouse Park, Steam Whistle, Toronto
June 29, 2017 10:00 am | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back to the summer of 2002, north of the entrance to the Steam Whistle Brewery at Roundhouse Park. The landscape of the park is sparse and dry, while in the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: King and Charlotte

King and Charlotte, Throwback Thursday, Toronto
June 22, 2017 10:56 am | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us into Downtown Toronto's Entertainment District in 2006, at the intersection of King and Charlotte St. Looking north up Charlotte St, we see the 10-storey ... read more

Throwback Thursday: River Street Changes

Throwback Thursday, River City Condos, Urban Capital, West Don Lands, Toronto
June 15, 2017 10:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns back the clock to the early stages of construction for Urban Capital Property Group's River City Condos, back in October 2011. Two tower cranes ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Richmond and Sherbourne

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, Richmond, Sherbourne, Modern, 294
June 1, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to the east side of Downtown Toronto and the intersection of Richmond and Sherbourne, where a slowly-crawling wave of gentrification has dramatically ... read more

Throwback Thursday: King East Centre

King East Centre, 333 King East, First Gulf, Pellow + Associates, Toronto
May 25, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recent opening of First Gulf's 17-storey Globe and Mail Centre has added roughly 500,000 ft² to the King East Centre commercial complex, located on that street between ... read more

Throwback Thursday: CampusOne Student Residence

CampusOne Student Residence, Throwback Thursday
May 18, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday presents a major change to the south side of College Street, between Spadina Avenue and Huron Street. Just over three years ago, on May 5th, 2014, Forum contributor ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, George Brown College, Hospitality
May 11, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to 300 Adelaide Street East for a view of a recent addition to George Brown College's St. James Campus. Back on May 28th, 2008, construction was in progress ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Gould Street

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, Gould Street, 10 Dundas East, Empress Hotel
May 4, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Our weekly Throwback Thursday feature generally presents changes to Toronto's cityscapes under a more positive lens, though this week's edition shows that not every change to our built form is ... read more

Throwback Thursday: King Street West

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, King West, Ritz Carlton, M5V
April 27, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Entertainment District has grown substantially over the past several years, and new developments continue to add residential and commercial density to the fast-growing neighbourhood. ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Post House Condominiums

Throwback Thursday, Post House Condominiums, Toronto, Alterra
April 20, 2017 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to the intersection of Adelaide and George Streets in Downtown Toronto, for a view of Alterra Group of Companies' Post House Condominiums. Back in ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Market Wharf

Throwback Thursday, Market Wharf, Toronto, Context, architectsAlliance
April 13, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to the northeast corner of Front and Jarvis Streets in Toronto's St. Lawrence neighbourhood for a view of construction at Context ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Four Seasons Hotel and Residences

Throwback Thursday, Four Seasons, Toronto
April 6, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns back the clocks for a view of construction at the site of the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences in Toronto's Yorkville neighbourhood. Back in ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Casey House

Throwback Thursday, Casey House, Toronto
March 30, 2017 9:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday highlights a recent major change on the block bounded by Jarvis, Isabella, and Huntley Streets, just south of the Bloor and Ted Rogers Way intersection. Restoration ... read more