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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 6, 2014

June 6, 2014 9:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Deputy Mayor Norm Kelly endorses Wynne in Ontario election; Volunteer Sony Centre board members resign en masse; Toronto wins 'intelligent community' award despite 'unique public challenge'; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Luminato Stage

Photo of the Day, Luminato stage
June 6, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
June has finally arrived, and with it comes Luminato, the annual ten-day celebration of arts and creativity, beginning this weekend in downtown Toronto. With Luminato drawing closer, UrbanToronto ... read more

Knightstone Capital Launches The Upper House Condos in Leaside

June 5, 2014 2:35 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Knightstone Capital opened its doors and fired up its barbecue this past Saturday in celebration of their launch of its Upper House Condos. The event at the project's presentation centre ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Market Street

Throwback Thursday, Market Street
June 5, 2014 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yesterday morning saw the official unveiling of the revitalized Market Street, a small north-south thoroughfare running along the west side of Toronto's historic St. Lawrence Market, and we were ... read more

Brookfield Place Galleria Made Over by Artist Heather Nicol

Soft Spin by Heather Nicol, Allen Lambert Galleria at Brookfield Place, Toronto
June 5, 2014 10:15 am | by Craig White | Comments
The Allen Lambert Galleria is one of Toronto's most distinctive spaces. Running most of the way from Bay Street to Yonge Street through the Brookfield Place office-retail complex in the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 5, 2014

June 5, 2014 9:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Power outage leaves east end dark; Olivia Chow says she's the 'one person that can beat' Rob Ford; E-mail links the Fords to printer with family firm dealings; and more news... Five things to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Queen's Park

Photo of the Day, Queen's Park
June 5, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Completed in 1903, the pink sandstone facade of the Ontario Legislative Building at Queen's Park forms an impressive terminating vista at the north end of University Avenue, and is one of ... read more

Market Street Makeover Officially Unveiled

Patios along the west side of Market Street. Image by Jack Landau, 06/04/2014.
June 4, 2014 7:40 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
After years of restoration and construction, the revitalization of Market Street has been officially recognized and commemorated with the unveiling of "Paul Oberman Walk". The only purpose-built ... read more

Catching a Ride on the TTC's Ultra-Modern New Streetcars

TTC, Streetcars, Bombardier, City Of Toronto, Bathurst Station, Transit
June 4, 2014 5:10 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
With vehicles over 30 years old, the Toronto Transit Commission's streetcar fleet is wearing out and has earned its place in our transit history. As Toronto emerges as a world city, the TTC is ... read more

Hard Hat Tour of Topped-Off Peter Street Condominiums

Peter Street Condominiums Toronto Ontario Canada Centrecourt
June 4, 2014 4:05 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Just south of Queen West's shops, one of Toronto's newest residential developments has just topped off at Peter and Adelaide Streets. Now standing at its final height of 426 feet, the ... read more

Register to see Orchard Ridge's Crafthouse This Weekend

Crafthouse, Orchard Ridge Homes, Symbolics Architecture + Design, Toronto
June 4, 2014 3:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
If you are a fan of modern architecture and have wanted your abode to reflect your tastes, until recently unless you had an architect custom design you a home, just about your only choice was to ... read more

Residences at The Hunt Club Offers Lake Views From Low $300s

Residences at The Hunt Club, Infinity Development, Onespace, UNION31
June 4, 2014 9:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With less than 75 custom condos in all, Infinity Development's Residences at The Hunt Club is bringing a new boutique condominium to southwest Scarborough, offering ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 4, 2014

June 4, 2014 8:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario party leaders square off in debate; Former TCHC executives accused of fraudulent spending; Karen Stintz opposes sale of surplus TDSB property; and more news... WATCH: The Ontario Leaders’ ... read more

Photo of the Day: Crystal Reflection

Photo of the Day, ROM
June 4, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Michael Lee-Chin Crystal at the Royal Ontario Museum is one of those 'love it or hate it' buildings. The modern deconstructivist statement was designed by Daniel Libeskind, and since opening ... read more

Edilcan Saving Purchasers $1000s off units at Triumph at Valhalla

Triumph at Vallhalla, Edilcan Development Corporation, Page + Steele / IBI Group
June 3, 2014 4:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The final phase of redevelopment is coming soon to the site of Etobicoke's former Valhalla Inn motel, which opened in 1963 and was demolished in 2009 to make way for Edilcan Development ... read more

Toronto Presents Guidelines for Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Spaces

June 3, 2014 3:10 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Toronto's current building boom is intensifying this city in both traditional ways and new ones. The most obvious result is the buildings of all types that have replaced parking lots and smaller ... read more

Hullmark's 60 Atlantic Adapts Liberty Village Heritage Warehouse

60 Atlantic, Hullmark, Quadrangle Architects, Liberty Village, Toronto
June 3, 2014 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Liberty Village has been transformed over the last several years, and it continues to evolve. The neighbourhood was once an industrial district, one of Toronto's largest manufacturing hubs, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 3, 2014

June 3, 2014 8:58 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
'Hidden Cash' craze sweeps Toronto; Rob Ford vows to return to campaign July 1st; Don Valley "art fence" to increase access to trails; and more news... 25 years later, SkyDome contest winner ... read more

Photo of the Day: Asphalt, Concrete, Steel and Glass

Photo of the Day, Maple Leaf Square
June 3, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Gardiner Expressway and downtown rail corridor both snake through the city centre, carrying tens of thousands of commuters in and out of Toronto every day. While these two pieces of transit ... read more

Progress on Union Station's new Atrium and Shed Replacement

Union Station revitalization, Metrolinx, TTC, Zeidler Partnership Architects
June 2, 2014 5:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing revitalization of Union Station has drawn much media attention in recent weeks, as various media outlets examine budget and scheduling issues tied to the project. While the ... read more