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Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 13, 2013

May 13, 2013 9:57 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Hamilton opposes urbanism, Metrolinx listens, Transit debate breakdown, history of Toronto subway plans, opposing subway expansion and more news.. The past and the future of Mount Dennis ... read more

Photo of the Day: Eaton Centre Reflections

Eaton Centre, Toronto
May 13, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Today's photo of the day comes from mcfrcrandall, via the UrbanToronto Flickr pool. The Toronto Eaton Centre provides many great opportunities for photographers. This particular image ... read more

Finish Line In Sight For TTC's Pape Station Modernization

Pape Station, Pape Station Modernization, TTC
May 10, 2013 5:00 pm | by Eddie LaRusic | Comments
As part of a larger modernization programme for aging TTC infrastructure, work has been proceeding to remake Pape Station on the Bloor Danforth line over the last couple of years. Now the end is ... read more

Marie Antoinette Lets Them Eat Cake for CHAZ Yorkville

Chaz Yorkville Condos Page+Steele/IBI Group Edenshaw Homes 45 Charles Ltd
May 10, 2013 4:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Crews are working away constructing the underground floors on one of the Bloor-Yorkville area’s newest residential towers, the 47-storey CHAZ Yorkville Condos, by 45 Charles Ltd and ... read more

Waterfront Toronto's Public Art Competition Paves Way For More Creative City

Waterfront Toronto competition, West Don Lands Public Art Strategy
May 10, 2013 3:30 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
In a city that is growing as quickly as Toronto, and where one new high-density neighbourhood might be mistaken for the next, public art will have an increasing role to play in helping to create ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 10, 2013

May 10, 2013 9:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Ontario not interested in Toronto subway extension, minister says; GTA development charges key to growth and transit funding; a history of island airport expansion schemes; and more news. read more

Photo of the Day: Picture Perfect

Toronto Skyline
May 10, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
One of the finest ways to view our growing city is from the Toronto Islands. Now that spring has sprung, crowds of island-goers are being treated to gorgeous views similar to this one. Today's ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Making More of the Water's Edge Accessible

Portland Slip Water's Edge Promenade, image courtesy of Waterfront Toronto
May 9, 2013 5:45 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Waterfront Toronto continues to revitalize Toronto’s Lake Ontario shoreline, making the city's southern edge more enjoyable, accessible, and beautiful. The organization is driving one of the ... read more

Queensbury Terrace Condos Open House and Charity BBQ This Weekend

Queensbury Terrace Condos, Toronto Condos, Wilkinson Developments
May 9, 2013 2:35 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Spacious suites, a forever-unobstructed view of Lake Ontario and the lush golf course grounds of the Toronto Hunt Club, plus plenty of luxurious features are just some of the promising details ... read more

Pinnacle Grand Park Rising in Mississauga

May 9, 2013 1:40 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Mississauga has been coming into in to its own over the past decade with new skyscraping towers reshaping the city-core of TO's neighbour to the West. Recent notable additions like the distinctive ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 9, 2013

May 9, 2013 8:50 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Scarborough councillors make another bid for subway; Brampton Mayor proposes LRT; the ten most congested intersections in Toronto; Port Authority agrees to pay for airport expansion study; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: City by the Lake

Downtown Toronto skyline
May 9, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
As the buildings in our core grow taller and more densely packed together it becomes easier to forget that we live so close to the lake, although from the right angles our mostly-blue wonder can ... read more

Monarch's Heron's Hill Development Reshaping Sheppard East

Heron's Hill, Toronto
May 8, 2013 5:35 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
North York, like Toronto's other two former outer boroughs, Etobicoke and Scarborough, features a mix of predominantly low-rise single-family residential with pockets of high-rise sprinkled here ... read more

Tango and Tango2 Taking Shape at Concord Park Place

Tango, construction, Toronto
May 8, 2013 1:35 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Eleven years after construction wraped up on the Sheppard subway line the benefits from urban intensification are continuing to apear. Formerly a low density stretch of North York, Sheppard has ... read more

Then and Now: 457 Church Street

457 Church Street, Toronto, circa 1918
May 8, 2013 9:30 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 457 Church Street. Alexander & Son. Sign Painting, Building Contractors. Circa 1918. Sourced by wwwebster. Now. September 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 8, 2013

May 8, 2013 9:06 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
One step closer to Whisper Jets; Council vote overrules Ford on transit funding debate; 905 summit gathering shifts focus away from Toronto; concrete falling from the Gardiner; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: A Bird's Eye View

Construction outside Delta Chelsea Hotel in Toronto
May 8, 2013 12:00 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Today's photo of the day is a a stunning view of the construction outside of the Delta Chelsea Hotel in Toronto, captured by Forum member rockandrollfreak. The ongoing developments look ... read more

Doors Open Toronto Offers More Variety by Expanding Programming

Toronto's City Hall
May 7, 2013 4:55 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Ever been curious to see what the inside of your favourite historical building in Toronto looks like? Want to know more about its history and significance? In that case, you will want to join the ... read more

Massey Hall: Past, Present and Proposed Future

Massey Music Hall shortly after its opening in 1894, archival photo
May 7, 2013 4:10 pm | by Andrea Yu | Comments
As the city’s first purpose-built space for music, Massey Hall is undoubtedly an iconic and important part of Toronto’s cultural history. With the announcement of significant renovations to the ... read more

Urbanation Releases Q1 Results: Condo Sales Slow Compared to Same Period Last Year

May 7, 2013 1:36 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Contrary to the astounding number of condo units sold in 2012, the number of condo sales in the first quarter of 2013, are significantly lower in Toronto. Urbanation reports that a total of 2,728 ... read more