Recreating Historic Toronto in 3D.

“There is no city that does not dream from its foundations.”
– Anne Michaels
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what we do

EnvisionTO is a portal for experiencing and re-imagining Toronto’s historical topography. Using Toronto’s data diverse catalogue, city archive documents, and artwork by the incomparable Mathew Borrett, our city will be re-created from pre-confederate Toronto to the present – in 3D.Toronto is an integral part of our home and native land; it is our imperative to preserve and glorify its rich history.

Key Objectives

We aim to create a scalable, discussion-oriented and immersive experience delivered in high-resolution. See the past using a variety of devices such as desktops, laptops, smartphones, and headsets. 

EnvisionTO’s main objectives ARE to:

Showcase

Historical and Modern-Day Toronto

Educate

Visitors with Virtual Guided Tours

Link

to Public Archived Information

Create

a Centralized, Open Discussion of Our Public Space

Promote

Tourism, Visitation, and Celebration of Still Existing Sites

Showcase

Time portals Based in Toronto

Project 150

Proud to be part of Toronto Historic Sites' MomenTO programming. Project 150 features a view of Toronto's Harbourfront in celebration of Canada's sesquicentennial. Find yourself back in "The Big Smoke" and see how our industrious city has evolved.

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Project GOODERHAM

It is a significant point in history – documenting the old windmill. Project Gooderham features a vantage point for a fully immersive, educational, and exhilirating experience at a specific location in Toronto's Distillery district.

Coming Soon

MomenTO highlights people, places and events from 1867 to 2017 that are significant to the history of Canada and Toronto. MomenTO is produced by the City of Toronto in partnership with the Province of Ontario's Ontario 150 Program and the Government of Canada. Find out more at Toronto.ca/momento.

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