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Then and Now: Yonge and Carlton

Yonge Street south of Carlton in Toronto, 1871
October 19, 2012 11:48 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. "Joseph Gearing House 1871. North of the former position of Carlton Street on Yonge." [South of the present position of Carlton Street]. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For October 19, 2012

October 19, 2012 9:45 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Toronto gets OK to bid for park at 11 Wellesley, DRL study gets go ahead, CNE opposes casino development, Gardiner Expressway a hazard. Here are today's top headlines. Committee gives green light ... read more

Photo of the Day: Evolution of Downtown

Downtown Toronto Skyline, Toronto Condos, Photo of the Day
October 19, 2012 12:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Today's photo of the day is a great shot of a huge swath of downtown Toronto's skyline sent in by one of our readers who wishes to remain anonymous. Taken from the north end of Church Street, we ... read more

King Blue Condominiums Launches in a Dazzling Presentation Centre

VIP Launch for King Blue Condos in Toronto
October 18, 2012 5:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
King Blue Condominiums has launched its sales campaign in a dazzling presentation centre at King Street and Blue Jays Way in Toronto's Entertainment District, and if you were wandering by on the ... read more

OCADU Presents Vong Phaophanit and Claire Oboussier in "The Making of Sense"

Northern Watch by Phaophanit and Oboussier in Belfast
October 18, 2012 4:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Adding on to what is already a jam-packed semester of informative discussions being held on GTA campuses, OCAD Univeristy has announced that they will be hosting a talk tomorrow night by the ... read more

First Capital Holds Second Public Humbertown Plaza Redevelopment Meeting Tonight

Public plaza in First Capital Realty's Humbertown,image courtesy of Urban Strate
October 18, 2012 3:35 pm | by Nigel Terpstra | Comments
First Capital Realty to hold second public meeting about the redevelopment Humbertown Plaza tonight read more

Updated Renderings and Changes to Tridel's Ten York

Ten York Street Condos Toronto by Tridel with Wallman Architects
October 18, 2012 11:53 am | by Anonymous | Comments
The intensification of Toronto’s Waterfront Communities neighbourhood is well underway, with the latest proposed addition promising to not only bring an influx of new residents but also contribute ... read more

Then and Now: Eastern Entrance to Fort York

Eastern entrance to Fort York in Toronto, 1909
October 18, 2012 11:06 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Eastern Entrance to Fort York. April 10, 1909. Now. May 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For October 18, 2012

October 18, 2012 10:32 am | by Anonymous | Comments
More riders than ever on the TTC; Critics lash out at Metrolinx; Hudak's plan makes a bigger mess of transit; Councillor Wong-Tam's Bank of Toronto scheme and more news. Here are today's ... read more

Photo of the Day: Evening Reflections

Photo of the day of the downtown core of Toronto
October 18, 2012 12:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Taken from a balcony high up the eastern side of Daniels Festival Tower, today's Photo of the Day comes via email, shot by UrbanToronto reader Chris McDonald. Facing east towards the financial ... read more

Union Station Behind The Walls: Update On Construction Progress

Union Station Revitalization Project Replacement, Toronto
October 17, 2012 6:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Every weekday people pass through Toronto's Union Station a quarter of a million times. That makes it Canada's busiest transport hub, and with all of the improvements coming to GO Transit and the ... read more

Daniels Faculty Launches Part Two of "Here Be Monsters: The Map & The Territory"

Daniels Faculty at University of Toronto Exhibition Here Be Monsters
October 17, 2012 12:09 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Part two of the John H. Daniels Faculty’s exhibit “Here Be Monsters: The Map & The Territory” is opening this Friday at 230 College Street. Coming in on the heels of part one, part two ... read more

Then and Now: Yonge and Gloucester, Part II

Yonge and Gloucester in Toronto, 1938
October 17, 2012 10:36 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 1936 this time. A different angle on our old Masonic building. Now. May 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For October 17, 2012

October 17, 2012 10:27 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Hudak moves in on transit talks, City flirts with widening smoking ban, Toronto condos take a hit, and movie theatres could get alot more fun. Here are your daily headlines. Posted Toronto ... read more

Photo of the Day: A Tale of Two Icons

CN Tower, Fairmont Royal York, Toronto Condos, Photo of the Day
October 17, 2012 12:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Nighttime lights provide an opportunity to capture some pretty spectacular images of the city's landmarks. In this Photo of the Day, posted to our Toronto Skyline Forum thread by member lucci ... read more

Origami Queen West Lofts Opens Sales Centre

Origami Queen West Lofts, Toronto Condos, Symmetry Developments, Teeple Architec
October 16, 2012 4:11 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Origami Queen West Lofts opened its sales centre to the public on the weekend, and UrbanToronto was there to take a look. The building is a unique and attractive addition to Toronto's growing ... read more

More Condos for Parkdale with 383 Sorauren

383 Sorauren, Toronto Condos, Gairloch Investments, architectsAlliance
October 16, 2012 3:18 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Gairloch Investments' 383 Sorauren Avenue has been generating quite a bit of interest since it was announced as Parkdale and its surrounding area is becoming one of Toronto's ... read more

Cranes Are Up at Bathurst & Bloor's B.Streets Condos

B.streets Condos, Toronto Condos, Lindvest Properties, Hariri Pontarini
October 16, 2012 12:36 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Excitement is building at the site of Lindvest Properties' B.Streets Condos at 783 Bathurst Street. The cranes are up and ready to start construction on the Hariri Pontarini Architects designed ... read more

Then and Now: Yonge and Gloucester

Yonge and Gloucester, Toronto, 1955
October 16, 2012 9:48 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 1955. Yonge looking north towards Gloucester. Now.  May 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For October 16, 2012

October 16, 2012 9:44 am | by Editor | Comments
Dalton McGuinty resigns; Citizens ready to get real on transit; drivers fed up with Eastern Ave lane reductions + more news. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford logging fewer hours meeting with ... read more