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Miscellany Toronto Photographs: Then and Now

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With Streetlights from overhead poles.
As shown on Streetview:

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Other than at intersections, there are still large sections of Yonge between the Downtown-Yonge and Bloor-Yorkville BIAs that don’t have street lamps.
 

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Yeah, they're BIA-style "designer streetlights" these days. Full circle back from when streetlights were paired with telephone poles and the like as "urban eyesores" (which motivated the facade-mounted arrangement on post-subway Yonge)
 

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I posted this in the Mcity thread but I will cross post here as well:

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This morning:
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Edited to add the correct photo. Original post photo was a full stop under exposed.
 
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