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Photo of the Day: Emerald Edge

Toronto skyline
September 27, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This skyline shot encompasses a nice view of Sugar Beach and the Redpath Sugar Building from the vantage point of Corus Quay, all nicely captured by UrbanToronto Forum member Jack Landau. There ... read more

Metrolinx's UP Express Pearson Station now 75% complete

The UP Express station out front of Terminal 1, Pearson Airport, Toronto
September 26, 2013 2:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Metrolinx's construction team has been at work for six months now on the Toronto Pearson International Airport Station for the Union Pearson Express at Terminal 1. The station, sitting between the ... read more

The Berwick Making Noticeable Progress at Yonge and Eglinton

The Berwick and CityTowns Andrin Homes The Brown Group Page + Steele Toronto
September 26, 2013 1:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yonge and Eglinton’s future as a major TTC transit hub is serving as a catalyst for redevelopment in the thriving mixed-use communities surrounding the intersection. Sharing the same large block ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 26, 2013

September 26, 2013 10:30 am | by Editor | Comments
East-end subway route passes TTC vote, barely; Mayor Rob Ford's popularity climbs to nearly half in latest poll; downtown relief line a 'priority' over Scarborough subway, TTC head Andy Byford ... read more

Photo of the Day: George Brown College

George Brown College Waterfront Campus, Toronto
September 26, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
UrbanToronto Forum member MafaldaBoy took advantage of his day off to capture some wonderful images from around the city. Among them is this one showcasing the George Brown College Waterfront ... read more

Haven on the Bluffs brings Value and new Vitality to Cliffside

Haven on the Bluffs condos, Toronto by VHL Developments
September 25, 2013 4:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We love to call Toronto a city of neighbourhoods, but we sure pay a lot more attention to a few over many, many others that we seldom consider. Our lack of attention is often mirrored in lower ... read more

Ambition Sets South Beach Condos Apart From Neighbours

Avenue Cafe + Bistro and South Beach Condos at dusk, Toronto
September 25, 2013 12:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Standing apart from the crowd is a tricky thing. If you dress yourself up a bit more than everyone else around you, you're either the best dressed at the party, or you're overdressed. You'll never ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 25, 2013

September 25, 2013 10:49 am | by Editor | Comments
Conflict looms over funding for subway extension; Toronto looking at ways to boost apartment construction; Island Airport study won't be expanded, executive committee decides; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: View From Market Wharf

View from Market Wharf Condo, Toronto
September 25, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
The Market Wharf condo just south of St. Lawrence Market offers up some pretty fine views. This one is a view towards the west looking out over the GO tracks, CN Tower and construction ... read more

Musee Condos Adds to the Scene and to the City

Musée Condos Toronto, designed by Quadrangle Architects for Plaza
September 24, 2013 5:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
In the last ten years, it's like we've discovered a whole new Toronto. As new buildings knit back together our urban fabric in older parts of the city, some of our streets seem to have woken up ... read more

UrbanToronto Photographer of the Week: jpBombales

UrbanToronto Photographer of the Week, jpBombales, James Bombales
September 24, 2013 2:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As an outlet for development, architecture, transit and real estate news, the UrbanToronto Forum has been the top source for breaking information, leads and details on practically ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 24, 2013

September 24, 2013 10:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Feds offer funds for Toronto subway as Ontario warns it won't be enough; defaced Highway of Heroes mural remained by artists; digital billboards could soon pop up across Toronto; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Word on the Street

Word on the Street, Toronto
September 24, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Today's photo of the day was captured during The Word on the Street, Toronto's annual book and magazine fair, which took place this past weekend. Queen's Park and University Avenue from College to ... read more

SkyLounge Opens to residents of Parade at Concord CityPlace

Parade, Concord Adex, CityPlace,  Kohn Pedeseron Fox, Page + Steele/IBI Group
September 23, 2013 3:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A street level atmosphere is really taking shape in the growing vertical neighbourhood that is Concord CityPlace. The latest shot-in-the-arm is the just-opened ‘Hunter’s Landing’ restaurant and ... read more

UrbanToronto 2.013: The Map

The UrbanToronto 2.013 Map, in its default opening position
September 23, 2013 2:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Last week we gave you an overview of the new features on our site, an update of our offerings that we are cheekily calling UrbanToronto 2.013. This week we want to help you get more out the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For September 23, 2013

September 23, 2013 10:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Ottawa pledges $660-million for Toronto subway extension; Toronto to study King streetcar lanes; Toronto ponders ending free parking for motorocycles; Ford Fest comes back to to Etobicoke; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: North York Silhouette

North York skyline
September 23, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Today we move away from downtown Toronto to feature this photo of the North York skyline, beautifully captured in silhouette by Forum member Jamziz. Check out more great photos from Jamziz and ... read more

Concord Adex Welcomes Residents to Parade with a Bash

Parade, Concord Adex, CityPlace,  Kohn Pedeseron Fox, Page + Steele/IBI Group
September 20, 2013 6:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As the neighbourhood of Concord CityPlace continues to evolve a growing sense of community pride, the master-planned community’s Vancouver based developer, Concord Adex, hosted back to back ... read more

Lash Group Breaks Ground on Cloud9 Condos in Etobicoke

Ground-breaking at Cloud9 Condominiums in Etobicoke with Lash Group and Carttera
September 20, 2013 5:10 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We like to talk about Toronto's suburban areas, mostly built up in the 1960s through 1980s, as a sea of single family homes, and for the most part—as with the majority of other Northern American ... read more

Parkway Forest: Urban Thinking in the Suburbs

Douglas Coupland, Parkway Forest, WZMH Architects
September 20, 2013 3:50 pm | by Jason Allen | Comments
Urban thinking is coming to some very unurban places. A major project is under way that will ultimately rethink a 1960s "garden city" into a walkable neighbourhood. read more