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Photo of the Day: Blurry Rainbow

Toronto skyline at night
July 12, 2013 12:00 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Full of colour and light, this bright and vivid shot of the Toronto skyline has some added flavour thanks to the vibrant streaks of light stretching across the water. Forum member Jack ... read more

Touring Waterlink at Pier 27: Part 2 — Fantastic Views

Waterlink at Pier 27 Cityzen Fernbrook Homes architectsAlliance Toronto
July 11, 2013 6:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Touring the individual construction sites which comprise Toronto’s massive building boom affords UrbanToronto the opportunity to bring you views of the growing city from many angles, and specially ... read more

Ashlar Urban Realty Announces Acquisition of Smith Company

Theatre Park Condo, Toronto, Lamb Developments, Ashlar Urban Realty
July 11, 2013 5:30 pm | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
Ashlar Urban Realty has announced its acquisition of The Smith Company. read more

Crystal Condominiums Soon to Rise Over Central Mississauga

Crystal at Pinnacle Uptown
July 11, 2013 5:00 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
As Mississauga continues to grow, so does development at Pinnacle International's Pinnacle Uptown, an eventual multi-tower and townhome project centrally located where Hurontario Street meets ... read more

Lash Group Trailblazes into Scarborough with ME Condos

Lash Group, Turner Fleisher Architects Inc, Scarborough, Toronto
July 11, 2013 4:00 pm | by Eddie LaRusic | Comments
Hearing of a developer who voluntarily reduced a proposal by eight storeys despite the protests of the local councillor is a pretty rare occurrence in Toronto. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 11, 2013

July 11, 2013 10:06 am | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
Reports of a potentially game-changing development in the Scarborough subway tug-of-war; construction of the Union Station airport express stop on schedule; riders on a flooded GO Train get a $100 ... read more

Photo of the Day: Pantless Rooftopping

View from atop Living Shangri-La, Toronto
July 11, 2013 12:00 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Some of the best Toronto photography comes not from looking above, but from looking down. The movement and commotion of people and things is one of the great intrigues of city life. Today's photo, ... read more

Public Art will Interact with Passersby at Union Station

fLUX by LAb[au], interactive art installation for Union Station Toronto
July 10, 2013 7:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
People like to complain about our waterfront, that there aren't enough parks. While Waterfront Toronto is now working some considerable magic reclaiming more of our Lake Ontario edge for we the ... read more

Touring Cityzen and Fernbrook's Waterlink at Pier 27: Part 1

Waterlink at Pier 27 Cityzen Fernbrook Homes architectsAlliance Toronto
July 10, 2013 6:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Only a few decades back, the thought of taking a leisurely stroll along the harbour’s edge in Toronto would have been inconceivable, and acting upon said thought would have been a perilous if not ... read more

Pan Am Games Venues On Track As 2-Year Countdown Starts

Pan Am/Parapan Am Aquatics Centre and Field House, NORR Architects, J Rosenberg
July 10, 2013 3:45 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
As of today, the largest sports event in the city's history is just two years away. On July 10 2015, Toronto and Southern Ontario will welcome 7,000 athletes to the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 10, 2013

July 10, 2013 9:40 am | by Editor | Comments
Soggy Toronto gets good news on weather, subway service but faces further power shortages; storm renews debate on aging infrastructure; and more news. read more

Photo of the Day: Rising Floodwaters

Toronto rainstorm flooding, July 2013
July 10, 2013 12:00 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
None of us expected massive amounts of rainfall and flash flooding when those dark clouds came rolling in Monday evening. One of our Forum members, krooj, managed to capture the beginnings of the ... read more

Regent Park Farmers' Market Another Jewel in its New Crown

Regent Park Farmers' Market, The Daniels Corporation, Toronto Community Housing
July 9, 2013 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In addition to reshaping our skyline, new developments contribute significantly to many other aspects of urban living. Public art installations and infrastructure upgrades are amongst the new cogs ... read more

A New Inspiration: Oxford Unveils Digital Art at 130 Adelaide West

Oxford Properties, Digital Art Platform, ARTablet, public art, Oxford Place
July 9, 2013 4:25 pm | by Jason Allen | Comments
Oxford Properties unveils the first rotating, digital public art platform in a Canadian office tower, making an already-stunning room, inspiring. read more

Aging Ajax Strip Mall to be Redeveloped into New City Centre

Grand Harwood Place, Ajax, Windcorp Developments, Zeidler Partnership Architects
July 9, 2013 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As the City of Toronto continues to attract new residents, so too are the neighbouring towns and cities of the GTHA. After crossing the city limit in any given location, one can often travel for ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 9, 2013

July 9, 2013 9:20 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Post-storm coverage of massive flooding in Toronto; Scarborough RT under fire again; development charges should be raised; and more.  Toronto struggles to recover from record rains (Globe ... read more

Photo of the Day: Lights, Camera, CityPlace

Concord Adex's CityPlace, Toronto
July 9, 2013 12:00 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
As Toronto's largest outdoor collection of public art Concord Adex's CityPlace is just as much a residential area as it is a photographic hotspot. Today's photo, courtesy of Forum member ... read more

Mid-Rise takes hold on The Queensway at the Hive and the Qube

Symmetry Developments, The Hive Lofts on the Queensway, Teeple Architects
July 8, 2013 5:40 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
When looking around the city, it's the tallest buildings under construction that usually catch the eye. City growth and density however come in all shapes and sizes. Increasingly, developers are ... read more

UofT Mississauga Expands to Attract the Best and Brightest

Moriyma & Teshima Architects, UTM, University of Toronto Mississauga, U of T,PCL
July 8, 2013 3:10 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
While Mississauga is best known for its charismatic mayor and the suburban dream planning legacy, top tier education is changing the role of the city in the growing GTHA region. At the University ... read more

Daniels' One Park Place Helping to Change the Face of Regent Park

One Park Place Daniels Regent Park Revitalization Plan Hariri Pontarini
July 8, 2013 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Regent Park isn’t just undergoing a massive physical transformation, it is experiencing a social transformation too. Though the replacement of much of the older housing stock is not complete yet, ... read more