The Evolution of Don Mills Shopping Centre

Written by  //  October 20, 2012  //  Profiled Projects  //  2 Comments

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The Don Mills Shopping Centre in Toronto has evolved over the past fifty years from a strip centre, to an enclosed mall, and finally to an outdoor lifestyle centre. I spent a few hours at the Toronto Archives digging through historic aerial images to illustrate how the shopping centre has changed.  For a brief history and some interesting photos, check out: Back in the day: Don Mills & Lawrence 

*Hold your mouse over the thumbnail to show the year the photo was taken. 

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  • Doug Steele

    Is it just me, or can you not see any of the 7 pictures other than the first?

  • Doug Steele

    Just occurred to me to contact David directly, rather than simply put a comment here. Turned out to be an issue with IE 8, but within minutes David had it corrected.