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Photo of the Day: The East Side

Looking south from Sherbourne and Wellesley, Toronto
March 1, 2013 1:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Today's photo of the day comes to us from Forum member rdaner and provides an excellent panoramic viewlooking south from Sherbourne and Wellesley. The physical form of this east-side neighbourhood ... read more

First Gulf Bringing more Office Space to King East

351 King East, Toronto
February 28, 2013 5:10 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
More and more new office development has been occuring in Toronto's Downtown as businesses try to move closer towards a growing pool of young professionals who now live in the plentiful new ... read more

Lanterra's North St James Town Proposal Resurfaces

North St James Town Lanterra Developments architectsAlliance Toronto
February 28, 2013 3:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As the ongoing redevelopment of Regent Park transforms a neighbourhood’s status from infamous to innovative, new interest has been sparked in the abundant development opportunities found in many ... read more

Latest Photos of Ïce Condos Show Growth of Ultra-Modern Project

Ice Condominiums, Toronto, by Lanterra, designed by architectsAlliance
February 28, 2013 2:45 pm | by Sam Larson | Comments
Although construction slows down during the winter months, the growing foothold on our skyline of Ïce Condominiums at York Centre seems to belie that fact. It is becoming clear that ... read more

Then and Now: Yonge Street at Hogg's Hollow

Yonge Street at Hogg's Hollow, Toronto, 1956
February 28, 2013 10:53 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Yonge Street widening. 1956. We are looking north into Hogg's Hollow.  Now. August 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 28, 2013

February 28, 2013 10:41 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Conflict rages on at TDSB; Prince Phillip is coming; Oakville questions big move and more news. Conflict claims against school trustees ‘ludicrous’: Ontario public board association head (National ... read more

Photo of the Day: Wet Winter in Toronto

Wet and slushy roads in Toronto from snowstorm in February
February 28, 2013 1:00 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
If you could describe the result of Tuesday night's snowstorm in one picture, this would certainly be it. Today's photo of the day comes from UrbanToronto's Instagram page. The shot was captured ... read more

Towering Sheraton Centre Set for a Facelift

Sheraton Hotel Toronto
February 27, 2013 5:30 pm | by Sam Larson | Comments
The Sheraton Centre, a 43-storey brutalist landmark sitting across Queen Street from Toronto City Hall, is getting a facelift. The 41-year-old hotel will get new double-paned windows, ... read more

Aura at College Park Climbing Skyward

Aura at College Park Canderel Stoneridge Graziani + Corazza Architects Toronto
February 27, 2013 4:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Aura at College Park, a mixed-use project by Canderel Stoneridge, is well on its way to becoming Canada’s tallest condominium development. Construction on the monolithic 78-storey tower has ... read more

Brookfield's Bay Adelaide Centre East Site Getting Cleared Up

Bay Adelaide Centre East, KPMB Architects, Adamson Associates
February 27, 2013 2:25 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Demolition of exisiting structures on the site of the Bay Adelaide Centre East Tower is ongoing. The planned 44-storey glass tower will be the second phase in the Bay Adelaide Centre project ... read more

Looking Into the Pit at Alterra's Post House Condominiums

Construction at Post House Condos, Toronto
February 27, 2013 1:35 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
The parking lots are dissapearing, new residents and businesses are moving back in, and the once blighted east side of Downtown is being reborn. Developers over the past 5 years or so have been ... read more

BILD Releases Market Results

high-rise homes, Toronto
February 27, 2013 11:30 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) has released its market results for the GTA new home market, announcing that the GTA's home sales in January 2013 were ... read more

Then and Now: Lawrence and Yonge Neighbourhood

Lawrence and Yonge neighbourhood, Toronto, 1947
February 27, 2013 10:56 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Jan. 15, 1947. Lawrence Ave. about 150 west of Yonge looking East. Some interesting old street lights here. Nighttime must have been a lot darker in Toronto in those days; even supposing if ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 27, 2013

February 27, 2013 10:52 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Flights and buses are cancelled due to the snowstorm; high school teaching jobs threatened by low enrolment; G20 protesters are prosecuted; Freshii eyes Nathan Phillips Square after Hero Burger ... read more

Photo of the Day: View From University of Toronto

University of Toronto
February 27, 2013 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
A nighttime image posted on UrbanToronto's flickr page is our featured photo of the day today. This particular scene is a skyline shot taken from the University of Toronto downtown campus. ... read more

Concourse Building Cleared for Redevelopment of 100 Adelaide West

Richmond Adelaide Centre Model, image by raype6
February 26, 2013 2:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The venerable Concourse Building on Adelaide Street in Toronto's Financial Core has been cleared of tenants so that redevelopment of the site can get underway. Oxford Properties has signed ... read more

Catching up with Andrin and Brown's Berwick Condos at Yonge & Eglinton

The Berwick and CityTowns Andrin Homes The Brown Group Page + Steele Toronto
February 26, 2013 1:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With bold, large-scale proposals like 2131 Yonge St. and 2221 Yonge St. rekindling interest in midtown Toronto’s residential developments, it is worth remembering that there are other projects ... read more

Landscape Architect Martin Rein-Cano of Topotek 1 Speaks at UofT's Daniels Faculty

Superkilen, Copenhagen
February 26, 2013 11:01 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Principal and founder Martin Rein-Cano of German landscape architecture firm TOPOTEK 1 presents a number of artful and innovative projects on Tuesday, February 26 at ... read more

Then and Now: Lawrence and Yonge

Lawrence and Yonge, Toronto, 1947
February 26, 2013 10:36 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Jan. 15, 1947. Lawrence Ave. about 150 west of Yonge looking west.  Now. August 2012. All of these houses except the immediate one on the right in the Then picture still exist (it was ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 26, 2013

February 26, 2013 10:22 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
TTC could face legal action if it reneges on newsstand deal; Mayor Rob Ford won't be prosecuted for alleged election violations; Princess of Wales Theatre likely won't escape ... read more