Tag: historic

  • A historic look at Daylight Saving Time before it ends this weekend

    On Sunday, Nov. 5, we’ll all be turning our clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. out of Daylight Saving Time. We might be gaining one hour of sleep, but the loss of daylight definitely doesn’t seem worth it. The sun will start setting around 5 p.m. as of Nov. 6, and as late as…

  • Looking back at the 5 most historic bars in Toronto

    Explore Toronto’s rich past through the lens of its most historic bars. These iconic establishments have been witness to countless stories, celebrations, and the city’s cultural evolution. Join us on a journey through time as we revisit these five bars that have helped to shapeToronto’s history. The Wheat Sheaf @wheatsheaftavern/Instagram From Great War soldiers, to hippies,…

  • Beautiful and historic century-old Toronto office building to be sold

    Increasingly, historic and antiquated structures are making way for larger developments, often condominiums. The next victim of this trend is a historic building nestled in Toronto’s Annex neighbourhood. The building at 720 Bathurst St. has recently been put up for sale by its owner, The Centre for Social Innovation (CSI), which broke the news this…

  • ‘Remarkable’ residents living in historic Annex building focus of new film

    In the heart of Toronto’s Annex neighborhood, nestled at the corner of Spadina and Lowther, stands its oldest apartment known as Spadina Gardens. Alluding to Toronto’s original architecture, the complex was built in the early 20th century, boasting high ceilings, intricate stained-glass designs, and naturally lit apartments.  But while such a historical building has been…

  • Work on Toronto’s historic Glen Road Pedestrian Bridge continues amid delays

    Toronto’s skyline might be famous for its towering skyscrapers, but its soul resides in the smaller, often overlooked connections that bind neighborhoods and history. The Glen Road pedestrian bridge and the pedestrian tunnel under Bloor Street East are currently undergoing a transformation mired by delays. The latest update will see Rosedale Valley Road close for…

  • 6 fascinating photos of historic moments from Toronto’s past

    It’s the first week of September, and there’s plenty happening in the city to make us forget that summer is over. To celebrate the month, we’re looking back on some of the most interesting historic moments of Toronto’s September past, from the first Terry Fox Run to the pioneering swimmer who braved Lake Ontario. The…