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Renovated BMO Offices Promote Collaboration and Info-Sharing

IBI Group Interiors, 55 Bloor West, Manulife, BMO Marketing, Toronto
April 7, 2014 12:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With more major corporations consolidating their operations into Downtown Toronto, IBI Group Interiors was recently approached by the Bank of Montreal’s (BMO) Corporate Real Estate Group ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 7, 2014

April 7, 2014 9:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx looking for short term fixes to transit with Downtown Relief Line decades away; Toronto to outline 2014 construction projects; and more news... Metrolinx looking for short-term fixes to ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Yearly Melt

Photo of the Day, Riverdale Park
April 7, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
An exceptionally cold Winter is now thankfully behind us, but before we can enjoy the Summer sun we must make it through the damp, muddy, boot-lost-to-quicksand Spring. Several months worth of ... read more

Bloor Street Partnership Promotes Toronto Cultural Gems

Bloor Street Culture Corridor launch, Toronto, Culture
April 4, 2014 9:40 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
The establishment of a new Arts and Culture district for Toronto, the Bloor Street Culture Corridor, was celebrated at L'espresso Bar Mercurio on Bloor at St. George this Wednesday. The ... read more

Tafelmusik Reworks Trinity-St. Paul's for Baroque Music Lovers

The Tafelmusik team: Bob Essert, Anne Minors, Edwin Rouse, Tricia Baldwin
April 4, 2014 9:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
For Torontonians, and for those beyond our city's boundaries who keep track, the question of whether or not Toronto is a great city—all too often couched in terms of us being "Word Class" or ... read more

Regent Park Revival Continues With Daniels' One Park Place South

One Park Place South Tower, Daniels Corporation, Hariri Pontarini, Regent Park
April 4, 2014 12:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following on the success of The Daniels Corporation’s One Park Place North Tower, the second and final phase of this development, the South Tower is drawing a great deal of interest from people ... read more

University Heights Professional Centre Poised to Benefit from Subway Extension

University Heights Professional and Medical Centre, Real Wealth, ACK Architects
April 4, 2014 10:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Big changes are coming to Toronto Ward 8 - York West. Of the over 50,000 people living in the York West area, 60% now use public transit. Thousands more commute to and from the area to ... read more

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

April 4, 2014 9:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A baby step forward for Toronto food trucks; John Tory's 10 commandments; TTC looks to York Region for transit answers; and more news... Rob Ford: ‘Your block is dead,’ Lisi threatens Dixon ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ground Glass

Photo of the Day, Allen Lambert Galleria, Brookfield Place, Santiago Calatrava
April 4, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Most Torontonians are familiar with Santiago Calatrava's Allen Lambert Galleria at Brookfield Place in the Financial District. The massive atrium, which connects Yonge and Bay Streets, has ... read more

Rooftop Terraces A Feature of Special Suites at The Carlaw

April 3, 2014 6:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A limited collection of suites with rooftop terraces have been released at The Carlaw, Streetcar Developments and Dundee Realty's 12-storey loft-style development now under ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Birth of Southcore

Throwback Thursday, Southcore
April 3, 2014 4:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Few areas of the city have seen the level of growth as the new Southcore district. Just a handful of years back, Southcore wasn't a district at all, but more like a conglomeration of surface ... read more

Toronto's 1958-built Don Jail East Wing Comes Down

Don Jail Demolition Bridgepoint Health Gerrard Broadview
April 3, 2014 3:20 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Last year, we reported on the opening of the new Bridgepoint Hospital at Broadview and Gerrard. Designed by Diamond-Schmitt, HDR, and KPMB Architects, the 11-storey ... read more

Master Plan Evolving for Harmony Village Lake Simcoe in Barrie

Harmony Village Lake Simcoe, CityCore Developments, Barrie, RAW, Diamond Schmitt
April 3, 2014 1:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A master-planned waterfront community is one step closer to transforming some of the Kempenfelt Bay shoreline in Downtown Barrie, as City Core Developments' Harmony Village Lake Simcoe has ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 3, 2014

April 3, 2014 9:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bill Clinton on Rob Ford and Canadian stereotypes; Toronto looking into a FIFA World Cup bid for 2026; City council to debate BMO Field expansion funding; and more news... YouTube video mocks Rob ... read more

Photo of the Day: Maple Leaf Square

Maple Leaf Square, Photo of the Day
April 3, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The playoff hopes of Toronto hockey fans are dwindling, but looking back on an exciting (and ultimately disappointing) run last Spring, we saw the first real test for the relatively new public ... read more

Relief Line Public Meetings to Begin This Weekend

Toronto Relief subway line map from regionalrelief.ca website
April 2, 2014 4:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Anyone who rides the Yonge-University-Spadina Line, recently numbered Line 1, can tell you that the Yonge Street stretch of the line is overcrowded. York Region wants the line extended north from ... read more

Mario Ribeiro of Triumph talks Howard Park Residences

Triumph, RAW Design, Howard Park Residences
April 2, 2014 12:15 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
UrbanToronto’s Stephanie Calvet sat down with principal Mario Ribeiro of Triumph Developments to talk about Howard Park Residences, an urban infill project at the intersection of Dundas and ... read more

New Role for Metrolinx on Hurontario-Main LRT Project

Rendering of the Hurontario-Main LRT, image courtesy of Metrolinx
April 2, 2014 10:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A Light Rail Transit (LRT) line is a key part of Mississauga and Brampton’s vision for the congested Hurontario Street-Main Street corridor which connects the two cities. Stretching from the Port ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 2, 2014

April 2, 2014 7:51 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Some grocers not pleased about LCBO Express plan; Chapters at Richmond and John to close; City green lights further island airport expansion negotiations, and more news... Big Idea: Use air ... read more

Photo of the Day: Heritage

Photo of the Day
April 2, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's new Flexity Outlook streetcars will soon begin to gradually replace the CLRV and ALRV streetcars which have become a fixture in the city since being introduced in the 1970s and 1980s. ... read more