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ME Living Condos sees Grand Opening of Presentation Centre

ME Living Condos, Lash Group of Companies, Turner Fleischer Architects
February 24, 2014 2:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This past Saturday marked the Grand Opening of Lash Group Of Companies’ ME Living Condos Presentation Centre on Markham Road at Ellesmere in Scarborough, a project which will utilize urban ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 24, 2014

February 24, 2014 11:30 am | by Editor | Comments
John Tory officially joins race to replace Rob Ford as Toronto mayor; urban walking is a legal high, so why are cities cruel to pedestrians; CN Tower built to last; and more news. John Tory ... read more

Photo of the Day: Museum Faces

TTC, Museum, subway, transit, lrt, map, toltec, Toronto, downtown
February 24, 2014 1:00 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
The Toltec figure greets weary-eyed passengers at the TTC's Museum station. Thanks to sigma. for posting this in UrbanToronto's Flickr pool. Museum Faces, image by sigma. read more

Revitalization Continues to Transform Union Station Area

Union Station Revitalization Zeidler Partnership GO Metrolinx TTC Toronto
February 21, 2014 6:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New condominiums and office buildings sprouting up all over downtown have drawn residents and commuters into the core of our city at a staggering pace over the past few years, and while the ... read more

Ryerson University Architecture Hosts Jan Jongert Lecture

jan Jongert, Ryerson, University, Superuse Studios, Architectural Science
February 21, 2014 4:00 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
As part of Ryseron University's 2013/14 Architectural Science lecture series, architect Jan Jongert of Superuse Studios will be taking the stage in the ARC200 room (The Pit) on Thursday, February ... read more

Renderings of The Taylor Lofts link Leslieville's Past to its Present

The Taylor loft condos Toronto, by Tact Architecture for Streetcar Developments
February 21, 2014 3:15 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
A new rendering of Streetcar Developments' latest project, The Taylor, reveals interesting new details of the make up of the 7-storey condo. The new angle and fuller ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 21, 2014

February 21, 2014 11:05 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Regent Park welcomes new homes; Augimeri takes on the TTC Chair; Doug Ford won't run in the next provincial elections; E-bikes allowed in bikes lanes; and more news. Regent Park residents feel ... read more

Sponsored Post: Royal Caribbean Presents the Caribbean Cup Challenge

February 21, 2014 11:00 am | by Editor | Comments
For over 40 years, Royal Caribbean has brought the newest, most innovative ships to the Caribbean. This winter, the Caribbean Cup Challenge heats things up with the ultimate sports event on the ... read more

Photo of Day: Winter at Pier 27

Waterlink at Pier 27, Cityzen Development, Fernbrook Homes, architectsAlliance
February 21, 2014 1:00 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Today's photo of the day was posted by UrbanToronto Forum member Razz. This is a shot of the current progress of the Waterlink at Pier 27 project at Queen's Quay and Yonge Street. Hopefully, as we ... read more

Congratulations to our Ripley's Aquarium of Canada Winners

February 20, 2014 4:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto is pleased to say congratulations to Melanie DeSouza and Ryan Deonarine, who each won a pair of tickets to tour Ripley's Aquarium of Canada in our recent write-in contest. We know ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Future tiff Bell Lightbox / Festival Tower Gets A Crane

Throwback Thursday: The Future Bell Lightbox / Festival Tower Gets A Crane
February 20, 2014 3:20 pm | by Nada Laskovski | Comments
A long-time parking lot that particularly bothered us at UrbanToronto was the one which used to take up almost the entire block bounded by King, Widmer, Adelaide, and John Streets. This week's ... read more

Harmony Village Sheppard set for Public Launch in March

Harmony Village Sheppard, CityCore Developments, Page+Steele/IBI Group
February 20, 2014 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Baby-boomers are not as young as they once were. For most of the generation, their kids are not just off to college, but now in the workforce themselves and gone from the house. For many, now ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 20, 2014

February 20, 2014 11:07 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Toronto taxi overhaul initiates shift to owner-operated cabs; Karen Stintz to make it official, become third major Toronto mayoral candidate; Councillor Maria Augimeri to replace Karen Stintz as ... read more

Photo of the Day: Moon Over Trump

Tops of Trump Tower, Scotia Tower, KPMG, Toronto
February 20, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This image, contributed to us by UrbanToronto reader Distiller, nicely captures the moon setting over Trump Tower. Also framed by Scotia Plaza and the Bay Adelaide Centre, with the Spire ... read more

Rockport's The Nest Condos Prepares for Early Bird Opening

Terraces at The Nest condos Toronto by The Rockport Group
February 19, 2014 6:10 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto's move to The Avenues is underway. Our walkable main streets, home to shops and restaurants of all kinds, served by transit and surrounded by mature neighbourhoods providing parks, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 19, 2014

February 19, 2014 11:28 am | by Editor | Comments
Battle lines form in contest for TTC chair's job; Toronto street-food trucks could finally be on the way; the Rob and Doug Ford Web Show recap; and more news. Battle lines form in contest for TTC ... read more

Photo of the Day: Across a Snowy Plain

Toronto skyline from Riverdale Park
February 19, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This view from Riverdale Park, captured by Jack Landau, encapsulates the snowy, cold winter we've been experiencing in Toronto. With March around the corner, let's hope this view turns green very ... read more

High-Res Renderings for 156 Front West Reveal New Details

156 Front Street West Toronto by AS + GG Architecture for Cadillac Fairview
February 18, 2014 5:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The UrbanToronto Forum has been buzzing about Cadillac Fairview's plans for a new 54-storey office tower at 156 Front Street West ever since new images broke last week. The developer hired Adrian ... read more

Grand Opening for Lash's ME Living Condos This Weekend

ME Living Condos, Lash Group of Companies, Turner Fleischer Architects
February 18, 2014 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New Toronto condo launches in 2014 have been met with robust sales, and in the midst of growing confidence in the market, more projects are opening to the public. In Scarborough especially, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 18, 2014

February 18, 2014 11:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Cities running out of cash for snow removal as icy Canadian winter hits hard; Soknacki campaign prepares to drop the gloves in Toronto mayoral battle; Mulcair names NDP urban affairs critic; and ... read more