#toronto #ttc #downsview #earlymorningblogging

#toronto #ttc #downsview #earlymorningblogging

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garychapple:

From A 1970s Toronto photo extravaganza
I don’t remember the bookstore (which looks enormous compared to the only Classic store i remember, in the Oshawa Centre). In fact the only business i remember at all from this block is Lick’s (one of many locations that has come and gone). I remember ordering downstairs and eating upstairs.
It’s quite the coincidence i started posting these photos (after finding a link to them), and seeing today’s movie. There was quite a radical change between the late 70s and early 80s. The few sex places left by the time i began to know Yonge Street (the Zanzibar, Rio/AOV theatre) are still there. But the change wasn’t really architectural - the buildings didn’t change, just the kind of businesses in them. Well, with the exception of the Eaton Centre, whose arrival was something of a coincidence, and not an attempt to clean up the street (and generally south of the seedy strip).
The biggest changes have been fairly recent, with the demolition of the block above, replaced with the public Yonge-Dundas Square, and the giant retail complex just north of it, at the northeast corner (including a 24 screen theatre), and in progress, the replacement of the A&A Records/Sam The Record Man block with the Ryerson University Student Learning Centre.

garychapple:

From A 1970s Toronto photo extravaganza

I don’t remember the bookstore (which looks enormous compared to the only Classic store i remember, in the Oshawa Centre). In fact the only business i remember at all from this block is Lick’s (one of many locations that has come and gone). I remember ordering downstairs and eating upstairs.

It’s quite the coincidence i started posting these photos (after finding a link to them), and seeing today’s movie. There was quite a radical change between the late 70s and early 80s. The few sex places left by the time i began to know Yonge Street (the Zanzibar, Rio/AOV theatre) are still there. But the change wasn’t really architectural - the buildings didn’t change, just the kind of businesses in them. Well, with the exception of the Eaton Centre, whose arrival was something of a coincidence, and not an attempt to clean up the street (and generally south of the seedy strip).

The biggest changes have been fairly recent, with the demolition of the block above, replaced with the public Yonge-Dundas Square, and the giant retail complex just north of it, at the northeast corner (including a 24 screen theatre), and in progress, the replacement of the A&A Records/Sam The Record Man block with the Ryerson University Student Learning Centre.

#cntower at dusk #toronto

#cntower at dusk #toronto

Double Rainbow a great end to #WorldPride #toronto #doublerainbow #rainbow #cntower

Double Rainbow a great end to #WorldPride #toronto #doublerainbow #rainbow #cntower

whosecityisthis:

at Nathan Phillips Square

whosecityisthis:

at Nathan Phillips Square

Sorry to tell you Toronto, but you’re awesome: James | Toronto Star

#toronto dusk

#canary / #distillery district #toronto #dusk #architecture

#canary / #distillery district #toronto #dusk #architecture

Walking Etobicoke

robertruggiero:

Hello internet friends,

Tomorrow I’m hosting a walk around the industrial lands near Kipling Station. It’s a substantial walk, and it will happen rain or shine.

I wrote about the area 2 years ago. Old industry, new infill housing, and a lot of “authentic” businesses squeezed out of…

#toronto #lesliespit #tommythompsonpark #cntower

#toronto #lesliespit #tommythompsonpark #cntower

random pics from my walk yesterday #toronto

Doors Open Toronto - THIS WEEKEND #toronto #doorsopen

from Arcadian Loft aka the old cafeteria at The Bay #toronto

from Arcadian Loft aka the old cafeteria at The Bay #toronto

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