Photo of the Day: Taking in the View

Photo of the Day
July 3, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Financial District is known as much for its busy sidewalks as its high-rise office towers. Bustling streets and busy office building lobbies hint at the low availability of office space ... read more

Toronto's 99th Public Library Now Open at Bathurst and Fort York

Fort York Public Library, Library District Condominiums, KPMB, Toronto
July 2, 2014 3:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's newest public library is now open at Fort York Boulevard and Bathurst Street, beside the base of Context Development's Library District Condominiums. The 16,000 square-foot ... read more

Heritage Toronto Unveils Two Don River Commemorative Plaques

The two plaques are officially unveiled. Image by Marcus Mitanis, 2014/06/25
July 2, 2014 12:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Joined by the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, Waterfront Toronto, Scotiabank and Councillor Pam McConnell, Heritage Toronto unveiled two plaques on June 25 commemorating the role of the ... read more

Topping Off June 2014: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off June 2014
July 2, 2014 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The month of June brought us the official start of Summer, but also plenty of news, new projects and Forum discussions. To recap the last month on UrbanToronto, we have compiled the top ten news ... read more

Construction Progress at King + Condos on King and Sherbourne

King + Condos, King Plus Development, TACT Architecture, ERA Architects
July 2, 2014 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
At the southeast corner of King and Sherbourne Streets, King Plus Development's eponymous condominium is now rising. Designed by TACT Architecture with heritage work overseen ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 2, 2014

July 2, 2014 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor Ford's return to Toronto generates plenty of headlines; Toronto Island's lost labyrinth brought back to life; Who donated to Ford's 2010 campaign; and more news... Toronto Island’s lost ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fog Rolling In

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
July 2, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With Summer now here, storms are getting fiercer and more regular. Summer storms make for some dramatic photos of the city, and so do the foggy conditions that offen occur before and after ... read more

Opening to a Crowd, There's Now a Real Park in Regent Park

Kids at the playground at the Opening of Regent Park, Toronto
June 30, 2014 2:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The name Regent Park has conjured up a couple of different images in Toronto over the years. For years the connotations of the name were negative, usually with the social housing ... read more

Ken Tanenbaum of the Kilmer Group Talks Pan Am Athletes' Village

Canary District, DundeeKilmer, 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games
June 30, 2014 12:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
UrbanToronto’s Stephanie Calvet recently sat down with Kenneth Tanenbaum, Vice Chairman of the Kilmer Group to discuss the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletes’ Village in ... read more

Demolitions Clear Way for E Condos at Yonge and Eglinton

E Condos, Bazis, RioCan, Metropia, Rosario Varacalli, Yonge Eglinton, Toronto
June 30, 2014 11:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Steady progress is being made at the site of Bazis, Metropia and RioCan's E Condos, a Rosario Varacalli-designed development featuring 58 and ... read more

Brookfield's Bay Adelaide Centre East Tower Hits a Milestone

Brookfield, Bay Adelaide Centre East
June 30, 2014 10:30 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Summer is always a treat. For most it's the higher temperatures, the longer days, and the seasonal abundance of outdoor activities. For us, summer is also exciting because of the faster rate at ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 30, 2014

June 30, 2014 9:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto pride parade draws thousands; Rob Ford returns from rehab today; Olivia Chow plans to set up city music office; and more news... Rob Ford still has questions to answer (Globe and ... read more

Photo of the Day: West on The Gardiner

Photo of the Day, ACC, CN Tower, Gardiner Expressway
June 30, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
When the initial elevated sections of the Gardiner Expressway through downtown Toronto were built in the 1960s, they stood well above their immediate surroundings. Now, much of the once industrial ... read more

Cawthra Square Park Renovations Complete for World Pride

Cawthra Park Barbara Hall LGBT Church Wellesley Village Toronto Canada
June 27, 2014 6:25 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The rainbow flags are out, and this year is a very exciting one for Toronto's Church & Wellesley Village as the neighbourhood is hosting not only the annual Toronto Pride festival this ... read more

PATH Network Extension Under Construction in Southcore Area

PATH expansion, City of Toronto
June 27, 2014 4:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With kilometres of underground tunnels and a few bridges crisscrossing the Downtown core, Toronto's pedestrian PATH system helps us move about the city without having to contend with vehicles or ... read more

Academy Launch Sparks Excitement for Condos at UTSC

Academy Condos, UTSC, Devron, Lemine
June 27, 2014 2:40 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Last weekend, Lemine Investment and Devron Developments  launched The Academy Condos at their presentation centre just south of Yonge and Sheppard. The turn out to the event was impressive ... read more

Kingston&Co Bringing Contemporary Condos to Kingston Road

Kingston&Co Condominiums, TAS, Main and Main Developments and First Capital
June 27, 2014 12:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bold architecture is coming to Kingston Road in Scarborough thanks to TAS, Main and Main Developments and First Capital Realty's Kingston&Co Condominiums. The new ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 27, 2014

June 27, 2014 9:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Councillors get their environmental report cards; Mass wedding at Casa Loma for WorldPride; Sugar Beach a sweet deal for the city; and more news... It may be time for Toronto to ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Esplanade

Photo of the Day, Esplanade, St. Lawrence
June 27, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Esplanade, which runs between just west of Parliament Street and Yonge Street, is very interesting and vibrant considering the short distance it runs. To the east, The Esplanade holds one of ... read more

Toronto City Planning Launches Growing Conversations Initiative

Growing Conversations is launched. Image by Marcus Mitanis, 2014/06/24.
June 26, 2014 5:35 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Over 19,000 residents consulted, 3,786 development applications submitted, and 384 non-statutory community consultations were held in 2013. The explosive growth of Toronto has presented new ... read more