throwback thursday

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

Throwback Thursday: Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Building

88 Scott Street, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
March 23, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday proves that all major changes aren't obvious. Turning back the clocks to August 2013, and demolition had just begun at the seven-storey 1951 Royal & Sun Alliance ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 10 Dundas East

Throwback Thursday, 10 Dundas East, Yonge Dundas Square, Toronto
March 16, 2017 9:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back in time over a decade for a view of construction at 10 Dundas East, a building known for its Times Square-inspired illuminated signs and its ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Union Station's Great Hall

Union Station Revitalization, Toronto, by City of Toronto, Metrolinx
March 9, 2017 11:30 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
More often than not, our Throwback Thursday features chronicle a city transformed by new built form, with photographs charting the relentless pace of Toronto's ongoing development boom. Change and ... read more

Throwback Thursday: O2 Condos and Walnut Hall

O2 Condos, Toronto, by Identity Development, Stal Inc.
March 2, 2017 11:22 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Given how quickly parts of Toronto are changing, some of our 'Throwback Thursday' features don't entail throwing it all that far back. Sometimes, just three of four years means a transformed urban ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Avenue

Throwback Thursday, The Avenue, Toronto, St. Clair, Foxbar
February 23, 2017 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Throwback Thursday presents a big change to Toronto's intersection of Avenue Road and St. Clair Avenue West. Back in 2005, the view west from St. Clair and Foxbar—just east of Avenue ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Living Shangri-La

Throwback Thursday: Living Shangri-La, Toronto
February 16, 2017 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to the southeast corner of Queen Street and University Avenue in late 2009, for a southwest view across Toronto's grand boulevard. At that time, ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Rosedale Valley Bridge

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Rosedale Valley Bridge, subway tunnel, Castle Frank
February 9, 2017 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday covers an important piece of transit infrastructure serving Line 2 of the TTC subway. Designed by architect John B. Parkin and built in 1966, (the slots in the roof ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Tableau Condominiums

Throwback Thursday: Tableau Condominiums
February 2, 2017 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Among the newest condominium towers in Toronto's Entertainment District, Tableau Condominiums by Urban Capital, ALIT Developments, and Malibu Investments, rises 36 ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Front & Trinity Transformed in Corktown

January 26, 2017 11:00 am | by Alexander Vu | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday features the changing view, looking northwest across the intersection of Front & Trinity streets in Toronto's Corktown area. Back in January, 2006, the view from ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Globe and Mail Centre

Globe and Mail Centre, First Gulf, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Toronto
January 19, 2017 11:00 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 11:00 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 11:00 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