News   GLOBAL  |  Apr 02, 2020
 8.5K     0 
News   GLOBAL  |  Apr 01, 2020
 39K     0 
News   GLOBAL  |  Apr 01, 2020
 4.7K     0 

Great pics!

The best public artwork in this city by far, imo, is in the cemeteries.
 
I note that you've gone in for some "people pictures" lately - good for you - fun isn't it?

I went into the Scarborough "countryside" recently in search of the last remnants of farms.
These images are near the intersection of Steeles and Tapscott.

abandonedfarm.jpg


abandonedbike.jpg


treehouse.jpg


drivingrange.jpg

So Goldie, was that you entering the property just after 4 PM?
And maybe it was you again this morning on the north side of Sewells Rd and Steeles? Small SUV and tripod?
If I'd of known I'd have stopped and said "Hello"!
 
My visit was Thurs/Mar/22 about 3 pm.
No SUV!

Yes, Thursday makes sense for the tapscott property, you were parked just outside the gate. That house was only recently removed, maybe a year or two....
I have been driving this stretch of road, twice a day, since Jan. 2003, and seen many changes. Most of the south side properties were occupied, now most are gone. There is a nice white house near Sewells that burned just after the occupants vacated. All of this land on both sides of Steeles is federal park land. Part of the federal Rouge park, including Whittemores berry farm. They lease it, something that is set to change soon.
Another property of interest is across from the Catholic Cemetry, a small white and green house. It was used for the Anne of Green Gables series.
This morning there was a gentlemen setting up a tripod at Sewells rd. looked like he was setting up to photograph the train tracks headed east/southeast.
Just south of that intersection is your abandoned CNoR bridge abutments over Sewells as well.

http://www.rougepark.com/explore/park_map.php
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/story/2011/08/12/toronto-rouge-park.html
 
Last edited:
"Thanks EVCco, cheers, -Moose"
QUOTE Mustapha.

Hey! That ain't no moose; you lion down on the job again?


Regards,
j t
 
"JT, look at the copper nuts above the Lion. That's caring workmanship!"
QUOTE Mustapha.

I dare say that they are/should be of, bronze.

(Take care Mustapha, or I'll be introducing you to Captain James Fluke!)
LOL


Regards,
J T
 
Last edited:
Wonderful cemetery shots, folks.

Sculptural wall depicting a highly stylized shot of centre-core Toronto where it meets the Lake, Don Valley Brickworks:

BrickworksMarch31-12.png


Condo rising within spitting distance of the St. Lawrence Market, yesterday:

St.LawrenceCondoMar31-12.png
 
This mural - Bathurst, just below Bloor - was underway last year.
I expect it's completed by now - anyone have a recent photo?

muralonBathurst-1.jpg
 
JT, look at the copper nuts above the Lion. That's caring workmanship!

..oops you wrote ABOVE the lion..

I really do need to read more carefully.:rolleyes:
 
Downtown laneway

Bloor st skyline from laneway.
 

Attachments

  • 1.jpg
    1.jpg
    57.3 KB · Views: 236
  • 2.jpg
    2.jpg
    78.6 KB · Views: 224
Toronto core as viewed from a lookout on the east side of the Don valley, a few days ago.

DonValleyApril2-12.png


Street mandela from the same spot:

StreetArtApril2-12.png
 
Today.

Elizabeth Street, on the block north of New City Hall, dolled up for a movie shoot with fake signage. The movie is called 'Still Seas'.

DSC_5070.jpg

DSC_5071.jpg

DSC_5072.jpg

DSC_5073.jpg

DSC_5077.jpg

DSC_5076.jpg
 

Back
Top