Present Past is a dynamic approach to a rephotographic survey.
The City of Toronto has gone through many changes over the years. Certain buildings have stood the test of time and are dwarfed by the towers that surround them. Others have disappeared altogether. This series includes both to show the ever-changing face of the City of Toronto.
Vintage images from the Toronto Archives are merged with modern day images.
Southeast corner of Front St & Yonge St 1950 vs 2018
Originally built in 1866 for the Great Western Railway, it served as the Toronto terminal. In 1882 the Grand Trunk took over and all passenger trains were moved to Union Station. Subsequently the property was used as a warehouse and fruit market until it was demolished after a fire in 1952.
City of Toronto Archives, Series 0380, Item 0129
Umbrella Edition - Signed and numbered series of 25
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