There’s something about the summer that just makes you feel nostalgic. Perhaps it’s all the fresh, warm air, or maybe the fact that our minds relax enough this time of year to take an extra moment to think back on what was. We’re feeling a little nostalgic this week about one of our favourite neighbourhoods in the city – Yonge and Eglinton. We don’t have an attic with old photos and artifacts of this beloved area, but luckily the Toronto Archives provide plenty of pics to peruse from way back when.
If you know the area well, you’ll surely spot some changes. And if Yonge and Eg is new to you, we’re happy to help in your journey to getting to know the neighbourhood.
From 1907 – 1931
From 1950 – 1963
From 1977 – 1996
Photos via the City of Toronto Archives.
Beautiful architecture and Instagram are two things that go hand in hand. We love scrolling through feeds that feature stunning buildings and amazing cityscapes. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite Instagrammers who also happen to be skilled architects, so you know that they already have a trained eye for this sort of thing.
Be sure to give these architects a follow:
4. Marcio Kogan
5. Jeanne Gang
8. Julio Juárez
9. Sou Fujimoto
If there’s one thing that Torontonians can brag about, it’s the number of amazing restaurants there are in our city. Not only do we boast six of the top 10 best restaurants in the country in terms of delicious dishes, but many of our favourite spots have paid extra special attention to the space in which we eat as well. Food is, of course, the number one factor at any great restaurant, but having great interior design and a great atmosphere is also up there. Continue reading
It’s no secret that we love sustainable buildings. We recently rounded up some of our favourites (which you can see over here!) but this time around we want to take a look at solar panels in particular. We’re so happy to see them growing in popularity and you need to check out these buildings that use this sustainable energy in an amazing way. Continue reading