Then: 241 Yonge Street. A building with much character and a great view — I'm sure — framed by that fourth floor window.

Picture from "Construction: A Journal for the Architectural Engineering and Contracting Interests of Canada," published in 1919. The architect was Jas. Mitchell. How many of you know that Jas. is short for James? 

Viewable scans edited and provided through the efforts of UTer wwwebster. Thank you wwwebster!

Now: May 2011. That glazing — that's the technical term for a wall of glass — looks utterly original.