King-Spadina Heritage Conservation District Plans Progress

Toronto Councillor Adam Vaughan answers questions. Image by Marcus Mitanis.
March 20, 2014 5:20 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Community members, planning staff and other interested stakeholders came together on March 18 at Metro Hall to discuss the draft recommendations of the King-Spadina Heritage Conservation District ... read more

Target Location Announced for Harbour Plaza Development

Target Canada, Sun Life Financial Tower, Harbour Plaza Residences, One York
March 20, 2014 4:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rumours have been swirling for months now in the commercial real-estate world of a downtown location for big-box retailer Target. In an interview with the Toronto Star today, Tony ... read more

Update Unveiled for Park and Trail Plans at Ontario Place

Urban Park Waterfront Trail, Ontario Place, LANDinc, West 8, Waterfront Toronto
March 20, 2014 2:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On March 19 the Provincial Government, Waterfront Toronto and designers LANDinc and West 8 revealed updated design plans for a new urban park and waterfront trail at Ontario Place at the project's ... read more

Alterra's Westwood Condominiums Seeing its Finishing Touches

Westwood Condominiums, Alterra Group, Richmond Architects, Toronto
March 20, 2014 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have kept a very close eye on the growth of Alterra Group of Companies' Westwood Condominiums, a 6-storey Richmond Architects-designed boutique condominium development located in ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Growing View From The Eaton Centre

Throwback Thursday: The Growing View From The Eaton Centre
March 20, 2014 12:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Financial District has seen quite the transformation in the last few years, and in today's Throwback Thursday we can see some major changes have gone down in Canada's financial capital in only ... read more

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

March 20, 2014 10:48 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Sarah Thompson enters the mayoral race; Hot Docs Turns 21; New developments in the Rob Ford drug scandal; and more news...  Target Canada to open downtown anchor store in 2016 at One York ... read more

Photo of the Day: Goodbye Winter

Photo of the Day, Aura
March 20, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have all noticed the mercury rising over the past week or two, and now we can finally say goodbye to winter (and hopefully the accompanying winter weather) as today marks 2014's Spring equinox ... read more

Preliminary Renderings Released for Revamped Plaza at the ROM

Welcome Project plaza and public realm
March 19, 2014 5:45 pm | by Rami Kozman | Comments
This year the Royal Ontario Museum is celebrating its centennial. As part of the celebration, the ROM held an event this morning announcing several legacy projects to carry the museum into its ... read more

Advancing Green Building Innovation Through Design Charrettes

Sustainable Buildings Canada, Enbridge Gas Distribution
March 19, 2014 2:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
There’s a wealth of resources available for anyone minded to go the route of sustainable building, including plenty of information, best practices, assessment tools, and precedents. Builders are ... read more

Streetcar's The Taylor to Continue Dundas East's Transformation

The Taylor, The Carlaw, TACT Architecture, Streetcar Developments
March 19, 2014 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yesterday we took a look at The Carlaw, Streetcar Developments' new condominium project under construction at Dundas and Carlaw, where Leslieville and South Riverdale meet. The two ... read more

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

March 19, 2014 9:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Royal Ontario Museum celebrates its centennial; Toronto MP to take over as Canada's new finance minister; Trouble at a Toronto construction site and more... Massive scaffolding falls off Toronto ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Flying Over Pearson

Pearson Toronto International Airport Aerial Sky Shot Skyline
March 19, 2014 12:00 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Today's photo of the day comes from Urban Toronto forum member Jasonzed. This stunning photograph was shot from above Toronto Pearson International Airport, presumably during takeoff. The photo ... read more

Touring Streetcar and Dundee's The Carlaw in Leslieville

The Carlaw, Streetcar Developments, Dundee Realty, TACT Architecture
March 18, 2014 5:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's east side remains a hot location in the real estate market as lower housing prices and charming neighbourhoods unite to create a perfect storm for both investors and first-time home ... read more

All-Day Two-Way Service Announced for GO Kitchener Corridor

GO Transit, Metrolinx, Kitchener line
March 18, 2014 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Premier Kathleen Wynne was in Waterloo Region today to announce the introduction of full-day, two-way GO Train service on the Kitchener corridor between Waterloo Region and Union Station via ... read more

Year Round Retractable-Roofed Water Park Coming to the GTA?

marbleLive, water park, GTA, Toronto, Mississauga
March 18, 2014 4:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The GTA could be seeing a major new attraction thanks to a massive new indoor/outdoor water park and event complex currently in its planning stages. Announced earlier today, the $60 million dollar ... read more

UrbanToronto Photographer of the Month: Matt M S

Photographer of the Month, Matt M S
March 18, 2014 12:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In a city as large as Toronto, there is too much for any one person to see or do. With the hustle and bustle of everyday life, inspirational and beautiful moments and images manage to elude even ... read more

The Investor Forum Coming to Toronto March 22nd and 23rd

The Investor Forum, Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine
March 18, 2014 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over 600 participants and 60 exhibitors will take centre stage on March 22nd and 23rd at the International Centre gets set host Canada's largest real estate investment expo to date. The Investor ... read more

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

March 18, 2014 10:27 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Toronto may get an indoor/outdoor theme park open year-round; Toronto Star weighs in on Toronto's amalgamation; Mayoral candidate David Soknacki answers questions from Torontonians; wet weather ... read more

Photo of the Day: On the Scaffold

Photo of the Day
March 18, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A lot of interesting things have been built in Toronto over the past several years, and construction continues to reshape our cityscape. While most of our construction sites are destined to live ... read more

Touring CHAZ Yorkville Condos: Uniquely Angled Views

CHAZ Yorkville Condos Page+Steele/IBI Group Edenshaw Homes 45 Charles Ltd
March 17, 2014 4:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We recently stopped by CHAZ Yorkville Condos, a 47-storey condominium tower by developer 45 Charles Ltd and project manager Edenshaw Homes Ltd. The first part of our tour ... read more