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.
Bank of Montreal, Northwest corner of Yonge & Front Sts March 1959 vs 2018
Architects Frank Darling and S. G. Curry designed the head office for the Bank of Montreal. Located on the northwest corner of Yonge and Front Streets. Built between 1885 and 1886, it’s an example of the Beaux Arts style.
The head office remained in this location until 1949. It wasn’t until the development of BCE Place that the use of this structure changed. Now housing the Hockey Hall of Fame.
City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 0124, File 0001, Item 0041
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