Toronto has an embarrassing track record of devaluing the city's history. Whether it's a lack of knowledge, or a belief that the city only became noteworthy in the later part of the 20th century, ... read more
Toronto seeks a new chief planner, what it needs is a visionary; fare of outdoor pools, wading pools still up in the air; and more news.
No saviour on the horizon for Toronto's Far Enough ... read more
April 19, 2012 6:11 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Harhay Construction Management Limited continues to work on their Broadview Avenue loft project, preparing for occupancies this fall, after the recent topping off party at the site. UrbanToronto ... read more
The Toronto Society of Architects is holding what should prove to be an interesting discussion regarding transit architecture. The TSA's urban affairs forum will feature guest speakers including ... read more
April 19, 2012 10:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Captured by Forum member 416, this beautiful photo shows the morning sun rising as the fog retreats from the city. Although we are fortunate to have an abundance of excellent skyline shots, it's ... read more
Then. 81 Avenue Road, circa 1914. Wolseley Motor Car Company. E.J. Lennox, Architect.
They couldn't have sold a high volume of cars, comparatively speaking, to the American makes that were being ... read more
Streetcar Developments has just released photographs of model suite interiors for its latest condo development The Carnaby. As we reported last month, The Carnaby will be a 20-storey, 200-unit ... read more
April 18, 2012 3:00 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
Tarion Warranty Corporation, a private corporation established in 1976 to serve as the Regulator of the new-home building industry in Ontario, has named The Daniels Corporation as the 2012 ... read more
The sale of high rise units in the GTA shifted to the 905 in the first quarter of 2012, with 46 percent being sold in the 905 municipalities. RealNet attributes these numbers to the growing ... read more
April 18, 2012 10:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Captured by Forum member anonymous0024, this photo shows the new Bridgepoint Hospital moving ever closer to completion. Designed by Diamond + Schmitt Architects, the new 10-storey building ... read more
Then. 106 Balsam Avenue, circa 1910. Residence of W. F. Temple. You'll recognize the "signature" look of these images by now — sourced by UT-er wwwebster and, as always, a UT exclusive!
Now. ... read more
Nascent NIMBY-ism at Harbourfront; Woodbine floated as entertainment hotspot; Casino giants eye Toronto; and more. These are today's headlines.
Nightlife at Harbourfront could fall victim ... read more
For all the contemporary talk about density and mixed-use development in the city, this prime location at the northwest corner of Yonge and Sheppard seems to fly in the face of intensification ... read more
April 17, 2012 2:50 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
The paramountcy of the car in mid-century planning led to the construction of the city's inner suburbs with ample amounts of land afforded to low density uses. Although there are certainly ... read more