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From the Theatre to Slovenia

Photos of doors have started to stockpile in my library, so today I’m *spring cleaning* and featuring some doors that haven’t received any of the attention they deserve. Up first are the front doors to the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre … Continue reading

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I’m Late! I’m Late!

This week got away from me and it’s Thursday Doors on Friday. Hope you aren’t crushed in the Friday rush hour.  Have a great weekend! Thursday Doors is a monthly photo feature hosted by Norm Frampton at Norm 2.0

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Back to School

When I go on an excursion to look-up Toronto’s heritage buildings, I take one of two approaches.  It is either planned as a precision military-like operation with a map of addresses strategically laid out, … or I wing it. Today’s … Continue reading

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Animal House

It had the look of a haunted house – dark and forbidding.  The room beyond the ragged curtains in the window seemed to imply it was empty and abandoned. A woman walking by, however, stopped to talk to me as I took … Continue reading

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This Program Is Brought To You By …

… Wrigley’s. That’s right.  The gum people. I have visited many old buildings in the Toronto area and am learning a considerable amount of my adopted city’s history, but this was my first foray into a former industrial area. It was quite … Continue reading

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Even When It’s Not Planned

I didn’t have a post planned for today’s Thursday Doors. I had an appointment this afternoon in my old neighbourhood in Greektown and the next thing I knew, I was searching through the area for heritage buildings.  That usually means … Continue reading

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Discovering More Yorkville

My recent stroll into Yorkville produced a number of great door finds and today I’m featuring a few more them. Right next door to the heritage Fire Hall I featured last week, is this gem built in 1906 in what was … Continue reading

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In A Yorkville State of Mind

In my last post, I traveled downtown to the Ice Fest in Yorkville, but I had an ulterior motive in venturing into this area. On my list of Toronto heritage buildings, there were several in the Yorkville area that I wanted to … Continue reading

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Feeling a Little Blue … and Yellow

I started this post a few weeks ago, but it just never got any real traction.  Today I’m dusting it off and trying again. I chose these photos for Thursday Doors because of the much needed splash of colour they were providing. … Continue reading

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Back In The Fast Lane

I mentioned back in October that I had taken a part-time job, but I hadn’t mentioned what exactly I was going to be doing. I’m working as a data privacy consultant … as in, that person who writes those internet … Continue reading

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