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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 23, 2014

June 23, 2014 7:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Scarborough-Agincourt’s three-way by-election race heats up; NDP candidate reports missing and damaged signs to police; Cluster of street lights drawing attention at Weston and Dennis; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Above Yonge and King

1 King West, Yonge and King, Toronto, Photo of the Day
June 23, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The intersection of Yonge and King sees a lot of traffic from motorists, pedestrians and public transit riders. Most Torontonians have passed by the well known intersection at some point or ... read more

The Heathview's North Tower Crane Comes Down

Pieces of the tower crane are removed. Image by Morguard.
June 20, 2014 8:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The crane from the North Tower of the 30-storey twin building rental complex, The Heathview, was removed this past weekend. The intricate process involved the use of a mobile crane to disassemble ... read more

The Changing Panorama From The Manulife Centre

Toronto skyline, 2008 - 2014
June 20, 2014 6:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In few other cities would six years ago seem like distant history. Toronto's vertical growth spurt has been getting a whole lot of attention lately, and we are no exception, with features like ... read more

The Townes of Richview Launches Tomorrow in Etobicoke

The Townes of Richview, National Homes, Toronto
June 20, 2014 3:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new townhouse development is having its public launch tomorrow in Etobicoke. National Homes' The Townes of Richview, is one of a number of developments to utilize green space along Eglinton ... read more

The Academy Condo At UTSC Launches Tomorrow

The Academy Condos, LeMine Investment Group, Devron Development, UTSC
June 20, 2014 2:20 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
LeMine and Devron's The Academy Condos is set to launch noon tomorrow at their presentation centre at 4679 Yonge Street near Sheppard. The condos situated at Morningside and Ellesmere aptly allude ... read more

Progress on Waterfront Toronto's Queens Quay Revitalization

Queen's Quay Revitalization, Waterfront Toronto, West 8, DTAH, Toronto
June 20, 2014 12:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's waterfront has morphed significantly over the past several years as improved walkways and parks have been built beside the lake. Problems have remained however with the infrastructure to ... read more

Toronto to Honour Nelson Mandela with Street Dedication

Nelson Mandela, ceremonial street naming, City of Toronto
June 20, 2014 10:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Former South African President Nelson Mandela was known worldwide for his outstanding life-long achievements, and despite his passing last year, his legacy lives on around the world. The City of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 20, 2014

June 20, 2014 9:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Island ferry e-payment system delayed until fall; Rob Ford out of sight but not out of mind; Mayoral candidate David Soknacki proposed banning all street parking in downtown core; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Cherry Beach Moon

Photo of the Day, Full moon, Cherry Beach
June 20, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
At the southern tip of the once heavily industrialized port area, Cherry Beach has always seemed relatively disconnected from the city, which has proved to be one of the main draws of the beach ... read more

Continued Progress at Emerald Park Condos in North York

Emerald Park Condos, Metropia, Plaza, Bazis, Rosario Roy Varacalli, Toronto
June 19, 2014 3:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
What is shaping up as a real landmark in North York's increasingly urban city centre is pushing closer to completion as crews continue working away on Metropia, Bazis, Plaza's ... read more

Redevelopment Plans For 'The Coffin Factory' In The Works

Niagara Street Toronto Coffin Factory Downtown Ontario
June 19, 2014 3:15 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Sitting at the southeast corner of Niagara and Tecumseth Streets is a historic structure known to locals as The Coffin Factory as the large scale building was indeed once a prominent factory for ... read more

Demolition Under Way at Chinatown Site of Dragon Condos

Dragon Condos, Ideal Developments, Young Wright / IBI Group Architects, Toronto
June 19, 2014 10:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Demolition is under way at 270 Spadina Avenue in the heart of Toronto's bustling Chinatown, in advance of construction for Dragon Condos, a 10-storey condominium from Ideal ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 33 Dundas Street East

Throwback Thursday, 33 Dundas East
June 19, 2014 10:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The changes seen in Toronto over the past decade have been so vast that anyone and everyone seems to be fascinated by them. One spot in particular that everyone has an opinion on is Yonge-Dundas ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 19, 2014

June 19, 2014 9:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Report on ice storm concludes trees too close to hydro lines; Ireland Park to reopen after four year wait; Mayoral candidates vie for Wynne's attention; and more news... Security breach at ... read more

Photo of the Day: Before the Storm

Photo of the Day, Toronto before storm
June 19, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The GTA got hit with its first major storm of the season on Tuesday evening, and photos of the ominous clouds that preceded the torrential downpours are beginning to pour in to the UrbanToronto ... read more

Ocean Club Condos Offering Luxury Living on Etobicoke Waterfront

Ocean Club Condos, Beaverhall, Graywood, Etobicoke, Page+Steele / IBI Group
June 18, 2014 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Graywood Developments and Beaverhall Homes have teamed up to offer resort-style living on the shores of Humber Bay with Ocean Club, a 39-storey condominium tower and adjacent ... read more

Aerial Views Illustrate Growth at Great Gulf's One Bloor East

One Bloor East, Great Gulf Homes, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
June 18, 2014 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
UrbanToronto's growing body of Forum contributors have been keeping a close eye on the construction progress of Great Gulf Homes' One Bloor East. When we last visited ... read more

Transformation of RioCan's Yonge Eglinton Centre Continues

Yonge Eglinton Centre, RioCan, Page+Steele / IBI Group Architects, Toronto
June 18, 2014 12:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Anchoring the northwest corner at Yonge and Eglinton in Midtown Toronto, RioCan's Yonge Eglinton Centre has been a major provider of retail and office space for the area since ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 18, 2014

June 18, 2014 8:58 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Olivia Chow campaign accuses John Tory of 'dirty politics'; Deputy mayor changed locks on Rob Ford's office during mayor's absence; Giorgio Mammoliti doesn't "pretend to represent pedophiles"; and ... read more