Cities In Time

Project Details

My RoleLead Developer
SkillsiOS, Android, Django, HTML/CSS/LESS/SASS, JavaScript, Python, Objective C, Java
ClientHistorica Canada
Dates2010 - 2014
Built with the support of The Canadian Encyclopedia and municipal, provincial and federal governments, The Cities in Time series of native mobile apps for iOS and Android highlighted the history of Canadian cities through "then and now" photos, slideshows, trails, and stories.
list and map app screens

Exploring the Sites

The 150+ Toronto in Time sites were categorized by area and theme. The apps also included curated walking trails that users could follow as they explored the sites in real time.

then and now screens with transition button

Back in Time

Archival photos were matched with contemporary ones and superimposed using an animated transition.

companion site home page

Companion Website

The Toronto in Time companion website presented all of the content from the app in a full-size format. 

Daniel has worked on a number of Historica Canada's websites - his commitment to our projects and his professionalism have made him a trusted vendor of ours for more than 15 years. Daniel is an excellent communicator, he listens carefully to his client's needs, and offers measured solutions and advice. I would be very happy to endorse him for work in web design and development.
Chantal Gagnon
Director, Branding and Development, Historica Canada