PHOTOGRAPHER STEVEN EVANS TAKES IN QUEENS QUAY – “IT’S A WHOLE NEW CITY DOWN THERE”

WATERFRONT2TORONTO’s Central Waterfront continues to sprout man-made monoliths as the city expands southward.

WATERFRONT1Erected in 1917, the Toronto Harbour Commission Building once perched on the edge of a pier.  That’s it in 1919 in the lower right corner. <City of Toronto Archives>

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In 2016 infill has left the 6-storey structure on dry land, surrounded fore and aft by new skyscrapers, the Harbourfront Centre, three theatres, Queens Quay, the Power Plant contemporary art gallery, shops, a streetcar line and a cycling/walking trail.

PHOTO ABOVE – Steven Evans – http://www.stevenevansphotography.com/

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