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Opening to a Crowd, There's Now a Real Park in Regent Park

Kids at the playground at the Opening of Regent Park, Toronto
June 30, 2014 2:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The name Regent Park has conjured up a couple of different images in Toronto over the years. For years the connotations of the name were negative, usually with the social housing ... read more

Ken Tanenbaum of the Kilmer Group Talks Pan Am Athletes' Village

Canary District, DundeeKilmer, 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games
June 30, 2014 12:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
UrbanToronto’s Stephanie Calvet recently sat down with Kenneth Tanenbaum, Vice Chairman of the Kilmer Group to discuss the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletes’ Village in ... read more

Demolitions Clear Way for E Condos at Yonge and Eglinton

E Condos, Bazis, RioCan, Metropia, Rosario Varacalli, Yonge Eglinton, Toronto
June 30, 2014 11:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Steady progress is being made at the site of Bazis, Metropia and RioCan's E Condos, a Rosario Varacalli-designed development featuring 58 and ... read more

Brookfield's Bay Adelaide Centre East Tower Hits a Milestone

Brookfield, Bay Adelaide Centre East
June 30, 2014 10:30 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Summer is always a treat. For most it's the higher temperatures, the longer days, and the seasonal abundance of outdoor activities. For us, summer is also exciting because of the faster rate at ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 30, 2014

June 30, 2014 9:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto pride parade draws thousands; Rob Ford returns from rehab today; Olivia Chow plans to set up city music office; and more news... Rob Ford still has questions to answer (Globe and ... read more

Photo of the Day: West on The Gardiner

Photo of the Day, ACC, CN Tower, Gardiner Expressway
June 30, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
When the initial elevated sections of the Gardiner Expressway through downtown Toronto were built in the 1960s, they stood well above their immediate surroundings. Now, much of the once industrial ... read more

Cawthra Square Park Renovations Complete for World Pride

Cawthra Park Barbara Hall LGBT Church Wellesley Village Toronto Canada
June 27, 2014 6:25 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The rainbow flags are out, and this year is a very exciting one for Toronto's Church & Wellesley Village as the neighbourhood is hosting not only the annual Toronto Pride festival this ... read more

PATH Network Extension Under Construction in Southcore Area

PATH expansion, City of Toronto
June 27, 2014 4:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With kilometres of underground tunnels and a few bridges crisscrossing the Downtown core, Toronto's pedestrian PATH system helps us move about the city without having to contend with vehicles or ... read more

Academy Launch Sparks Excitement for Condos at UTSC

Academy Condos, UTSC, Devron, Lemine
June 27, 2014 2:40 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Last weekend, Lemine Investment and Devron Developments  launched The Academy Condos at their presentation centre just south of Yonge and Sheppard. The turn out to the event was impressive ... read more

Kingston&Co Bringing Contemporary Condos to Kingston Road

Kingston&Co Condominiums, TAS, Main and Main Developments and First Capital
June 27, 2014 12:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bold architecture is coming to Kingston Road in Scarborough thanks to TAS, Main and Main Developments and First Capital Realty's Kingston&Co Condominiums. The new ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 27, 2014

June 27, 2014 9:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Councillors get their environmental report cards; Mass wedding at Casa Loma for WorldPride; Sugar Beach a sweet deal for the city; and more news... It may be time for Toronto to ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Esplanade

Photo of the Day, Esplanade, St. Lawrence
June 27, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Esplanade, which runs between just west of Parliament Street and Yonge Street, is very interesting and vibrant considering the short distance it runs. To the east, The Esplanade holds one of ... read more

Toronto City Planning Launches Growing Conversations Initiative

Growing Conversations is launched. Image by Marcus Mitanis, 2014/06/24.
June 26, 2014 5:35 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Over 19,000 residents consulted, 3,786 development applications submitted, and 384 non-statutory community consultations were held in 2013. The explosive growth of Toronto has presented new ... read more

RAW Design Revolutionizes Storage Locker for Annual Party

RAW material party, Planet Storage, Toronto
June 26, 2014 5:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Every summer a number of Toronto's architecture and design firms hold an annual party, and of those, none get talked up quite as much as the ones thrown by the creative minds at RAW ... read more

Canadian Film Centre Opens Northern Dancer Pavillion

Canadian Film Centre, Northern Dancer Pavilion, Windfields estate
June 26, 2014 2:33 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
If you were asked to name Toronto's institutions of higher learning, no doubt the big three universities would roll off your tongue quickly, and you would likely remember that OCAD recently became ... read more

Dunpar's Heritage Gate Offering Four Collections of Townhomes

Heritage Gate Mississauga Road, Dunpar Homes
June 26, 2014 1:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Many people know Mississauga as Toronto's suburban sister to the west. Actually one of Canada's largest cities in its own right, Mississauga has been doing a lot of growing up recently with a ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Four Seasons Centre

Throwback Thursday, Four Seasons Centre for The Performing Arts
June 26, 2014 10:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
On the southeast corner of Queen and University, the Four Seasons Centre for The Performing Arts serves as the home of both the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 26, 2014

June 26, 2014 9:39 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Flooding wreaks havoc on Toronto roads; Mississauga approves increased development charges; Mammoliti calls charity clothing swap a waste of taxpayer money; and more news... DVP floods, ... read more

Photo of the Day: By Rail or Car

Photo of the Day, Gardiner Expressway
June 26, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Standing side by side, the downtown rail corridor and Gardiner Expressway are the primary routes in and out of the city for thousands upon thousands of daily commuters. In today's Photo of the ... read more

ME Living Condos Hosts Summer International Food Festival

ME Living Condos at Markham and Ellesmere in Scarborough by Lash Group
June 25, 2014 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sales are heating up for Lash Group Of Companies' ME Living Condos, a new master-planned community coming soon to Scarborough! This past Saturday, the ME Living Presentation Centre on ... read more