June 26, 2013 2:25 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
For 40 years, Ontario Place brought smiles and joy to multiple generations of kids and adults. The theme park opened in 1971 to much fanfare and excitement in the wake of Montreal's Expo '67. With ... read more
Then. Granite Club House, Church Street (just north of Wellesley on the east side), circa 1889. A whole series of Then and Now views for you today.
Who knew the 'Swells' of Toronto had so much ... read more
June 26, 2013 8:50 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Doubling development fees could kill condo boom; John Tory mulls mayoral run; Mayor did not ask friend to call radio show; Ford suspends staffer after phone call to newspaper, and more news.
I ... read more
June 25, 2013 11:00 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Who could've known that the brand new MaRS building on College Street would be able to render itself invisible against the blue sky and fluffy white clouds? The shimmering glass exterior of the ... read more
Transportation is a hot button issue in the City of Toronto. Whether walking, cycling, using public transit or driving, commuting is a daily factor in the lives of almost all Torontonians. As the ... read more
June 25, 2013 5:30 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
A tower crane has gone up this past weekend at the construction site of 36Hazelton, a luxury condominium in the heart of the upmarket neighbourhood of Yorkville.
The former home of St. Basil’s ... read more
Last Friday marked a special milestone for the rapidly growing Parkway Forest neighbourhood. On June 21st, the ceremonial groundbreaking was held for the Parkway Forest Community Centre, an ... read more
June 25, 2013 12:05 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
When passing by or staying the night in a large hotel — such as the Four Seasons in Toronto — one rarely stops to ponder the inner workings of such an institution. The staff and activities which ... read more
June 24, 2013 11:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
When it comes to sheer numbers of large scale development, Toronto is the clear leader, building more high-rise condominums — today's count stands at a record 237 — than any other metropolis in ... read more
Nestled between two of the most postcard-friendly neighbourhoods in the city—the Financial District and the thriving St. Lawrence neighbourhood—a building that may achieve landmark status is ... read more
June 24, 2013 12:15 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
We all mold our own spaces to suit the way we want to live. That's always been easiest in houses, but while we can decorate to taste in condo suites, making real change is much more difficult. One ... read more
Then. Northwest corner Yonge and Delisle, circa 1914. 'A Good Picture of [JAS.] Walker's Drug Store, Toronto.' I do believe that 'JAS.' stands for James. You wonder why they would shorten it; to ... read more
Concord CityPlace is one of those places we have been talking about for, well, it seems like forever! There's no bigger project in Toronto of course, and we will be talking about it for some time ... read more
As of today, it is officially summer, and the perfect time of year to get out and enjoy our city and its walkable streets. Whether to intentionally welcome the summer solstice, or simply by ... read more