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[PHOTO] South face, northwest corner of Church and Wellesley

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South face, northwest corner of Church and Wellesley #toronto #churchandwellesley #churchstreet #wellesleystreet #mural #rainbow

Written by Randy McDonald

October 7, 2019 at 10:00 am

[URBAN NOTE] Five Toronto links: fall, Danforth church, 51 Metcalfe, No Name, Toronto Zoo

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  • blogTO notes that this fall in Toronto is likely to see erratic temperature swings.
  • This sign on the lawn of a church on the Danforth warning off trespassers might have a defensible rationale, but it still seems off to me. The Toronto Star reports.
  • This rental at 51 Metcalfe Street does seem sad to me. blogTO describes it.
  • I rather like this No Name mural. blogTO shows it.
  • As argued here at the Toronto Star, the Toronto Zoo probably should also be understood as one of the key elements of Scarborough.

[URBAN NOTE] Five city links: Milton, Hamilton, New York City, Mexico City, Tel Aviv

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  • MacLean’s reports from the GTA suburban city of Milton, a key battleground in the federal election.
  • Hamilton police continues to be caught up in controversy over its handling of Pride. Global News reports.
  • CityLab profiles new murals being created in New York City’s Harlem, on 125th street, here.
  • Guardian Cities considers some ambitious plans for remodeling Mexico City, with vast new neighbourhoods and airports, which never came off.
  • Atlas Obscura looks at a notable library of books and other documents in the Yiddish language, housed out of a decrepit bus terminal in Tel Aviv.

[PHOTO] Four photos of murals in Kensington Market, and one old fruit cart

Mural (1) #toronto #kensingtonmarket #collegestreet #augustaave #mural #publicart #graffiti #latergram

Mural (2) #toronto #kensingtonmarket #oxfordstreet #augustaave #mural #publicart #graffiti #latergram

Mural (3) #toronto #kensingtonmarket #oxfordstreet #augustaave #mural #publicart #graffiti #latergram

Mural (4) #toronto #kensingtonmarket #oxfordstreet #augustaave #mural #publicart #graffiti #italy #canada #migration #latergram

Old fruit cart #toronto #kensingtonmarket #nassaustreet #augustaave #mural #publicart #graffiti #latergram #fruitcart

Written by Randy McDonald

August 28, 2019 at 12:01 pm

[PHOTO] Four photos of murals on Roncesvalles Avenue

Roncesvalles Avenue, the street at the heart of the west-end neighbourhood of Roncesvalles, stands out for its particular density in high-quality public art, the many huge murals lying in plain sight of all.

Mural after Norval Morrisseau on Garden Avenue just east on Roncesvalles, with bikes #toronto #roncesvalles #roncesvallesave #gardenave #mural #publicart #bike #norvalmorrisseau

Mural on Wright Avenue just east on Roncesvalles, with bikes #toronto #roncesvalles #roncesvallesave #wrightave #mural #publicart #bike #504king #streetcars

Mural on Roncesvalles opposite Dundas West, with bikes #toronto #roncesvalles #roncesvallesave #dundasstreetwest #mural #publicart #bike #rowellsowell

Garage door rose, Roncesvalles below Grenadier Road #toronto #roncesvalles #roncesvallesave #rose #garage #door #publicart #mural

Written by Randy McDonald

May 22, 2019 at 9:45 am

[PHOTO] Peacock of Bloorcourt, Bloor east of Dufferin

Peacock of Bloorcourt #toronto #bloorcourt #bloorstreeteast #blooranddufferin #publicart #mural #rainbow #birds #peacock #latergram

Written by Randy McDonald

May 15, 2019 at 9:49 am

[PHOTO] Little Italy, College Street, @sumartist

Little Italy, College Street, @sumartist #toronto #collegestreet #crawfordstreet #littleitaly #publicart #mural #parkinglot #sumartist

Written by Randy McDonald

May 6, 2019 at 12:00 pm