This week, we rotation the clocks back five a lot of years for a view of the changes using the corner of Yonge and Alexander streets in Downtown Toronto. Set up photo below looks like it was received during today’s Covid lockdown, Economy is shown, 2016 was a different time. The relatively few people on the street might be since it was cold out, or involving this block of low-rise improvements on Yonge was in the process of are demolished. to make way for a new two-tower condominium complex.
Looking northeast to Yonge and Alexander, The month of january, 2016, image by UT Fusion contributor G. L. 17
For capturing all the changes between then so, a wide angle lens was mandatory. The view is now dominated by the topped-out towers of TeaHouse 501 Yonge Condos that have replaced the low-rise constructs. In the background, there are other additions: on the left while crane, The Clover on Yonge definitely is topped out and will wrap up creation this year, while the 2018-completed One Bloor East appears to its left. Emerging of the left side of the frame is considered the 2020-completed Wellesley through the Park .
Looking northeast to Yonge and Alexander, Present cards, 2021, image by UT Réunion contributor Benito
We will return a few weeks with another look at the changing surface of Toronto. In the meantime, you can give up your own Throwback Thursday comparisons in our dedicated Forum thread for your chance to be included in next week’s edition.
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