throwback thursday

Throwback Thursday: L Tower From Berczy Park

Throwback Thursday, Berczy Park, L Tower, Ten York, Toronto
October 12, 2017 9:50 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 10:00 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 10:00 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

Throwback Thursday: Skyline from the Port Lands

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, skyline, Port Lands, Polson Street
September 21, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Our weekly Throwback Thursday feature usually zeroes in on a specific Toronto streetscape, but this week's feature is pulling way back for a look at a bigger picture: a view from Polson Pier in ... read more

Throwback Thursday: James Cooper Mansion

Throwback Thursday, James Cooper Mansion, Sherbourne, Bloor, Toronto
September 14, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday covers Tridel's James Cooper Mansion, a 32-storey Burka Architects-designed condominium tower on the west side of Sherbourne Street, a couple blocks ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 83 Redpath Avenue

Throwback Thursday, 83 Redpath, Benvenuto, Toronto
September 7, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday covers a condominium development tucked away on a side street of Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton neighbourhood. Back in April 2009, construction had recently risen ... read more

Throwback Thursday: University Avenue Vista

Throwback Thursday, University Avenue, ICE Condos, Ten York, Toronto
August 24, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to the corner of Queen Street West and University Avenue, for a south-facing view towards University's southern terminating vista. Back on January 10th, ... read more

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