Photo of the Day: Flagship

Photo of the Day, Toronto, architecture, BMO
September 11, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recent rejuvenation of First Canadian Place has dramatically altered the exterior of Canada's tallest building, while improving the complex's public realm at street level in Toronto's ... read more

Renovations Restore Grandeur of The King Edward Hotel

Omni King Edward Hotel, image by Marcus Mitanis
September 10, 2015 5:15 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Two years and $40 million worth of renovations later, the grand interiors of The Omni King Edward Hotel have been tastefully restored. The intricate lobby, restaurant and bar, alongside all of the ... read more

Heritage Toronto Announces 2015 Nominees for Media and Community Awards

Toronto: Biography of a City, by Allan Levine
September 10, 2015 4:02 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following the recent announcement of nominees for Heritage Toronto's William Greer Architectural Conservation and Craftsmanship Awards, a full list of nominations has now been released for the ... read more

Tridel Introduces BLOORVISTA Condominiums at Islington Terrace

Islington Terrace, BLOORVISTA, Tridel, Kirkor Architects, Toronto
September 10, 2015 2:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sales are well under way for Islington Terrace, a new vertical community by Tridel and Kirkor Architects Planners coming to Bloor and Islington, that will feature ... read more

Inaugural Planning Review Panel to Involve 28 Toronto Residents

City of Toronto, Planning Review Panel
September 10, 2015 12:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In an effort to foster community involvement in the complex urban planning process, Toronto's Planning Department has sent out thousands of invitations to volunteer for the City’s inaugural ... read more

U of T Architecture Announces Álvaro Siza Lecture on Sept 25th

Álvaro Siza, image courtesy of the University of Toronto
September 10, 2015 12:28 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In collaboration with the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), the University of Toronto's John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design has announced a lecture by renowned ... read more

Throwback Thursday: FIVE Condos

Throwback Thursday, FIVE Condos, Toronto
September 10, 2015 9:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The construction of MOD, Graywood, and Five St. Joseph Developments' FIVE Condos has added hundreds of new homes to the intersection of Yonge and St. Joseph, while ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 10, 2015

September 10, 2015 8:49 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
North Toronto Railway Station celebrates 100 years with time capsule opening; Toronto’s drive to level playing field between Uber and taxis could mean lower fares for ... read more

Photo of the Day: Walking at Light Speed

September 10, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The newly-opened Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Pedestrian Tunnel provides the first fixed link between the mainland and islands since a storm cut off the peninsula in the 1850s, serving ... read more

Registration Under Way for Cityzen and Fernbrook's 158 Front East

158 Front East Condominiums, Toronto, Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes
September 9, 2015 5:19 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following the release of its final renderings, the marketing and registration is well under way for Cityzen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes' 158 Front Street East. ... read more

Heritage Toronto Architecture Award Nominees Announced

Little Trinity Annex, Toronto, DTAH Architects, ERA Architects
September 9, 2015 12:59 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On September 8th, Heritage Toronto announced a record-breaking sixteen nominees for the William Greer Architectural Conservation and Crafstmanship category of the 41st Annual Heritage Toronto ... read more

Colliers Finds Correlation Between Commercial Demand and Transit

Colliers International, Toronto
September 9, 2015 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In a city with some of the most severe congestion and traffic issues in the Americas, business owners in Toronto are embracing public transit more than ever. A new report on Rapid Public Transit ... read more

Crane Raised at Regent Park Site of The Bartholomew Condos

The Bartholomew, Quadrangle Architects, The Daniels Corporation, Toronto
September 9, 2015 11:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A decade into The Daniels Corporation's and Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC)'s multi-phased Regent Park revitalization, cranes continue to pop up in the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 9, 2015

September 9, 2015 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Brampton mayor may seek referendum on LRT; Taxi company petitions City of Toronto to lower cab fares; 180-year-old artifacts uncovered at St. Lawrence Market north; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Misty Sunrise Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, sunrise, skyline
September 9, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yet another photo of the Toronto skyline is featured in today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by ~EvidencE~. This shot takes us to the Humber ... read more

Toronto to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of New City Hall

Toronto City Hall, City of Toronto
September 8, 2015 5:45 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Looking every bit as bold and elegant as it did in 1965, Toronto's 'New City Hall' is set to mark the 50th anniversary of its opening on September 13th. The City of Toronto's series of free public ... read more

Metrolinx Issues Request for Qualifications for Finch West LRT

Finch West LRT, Metrolinx, Infrastructure Ontario
September 8, 2015 5:07 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's proposed Finch West LRT line has been on-again-off-again, but it seems things are finally full steam ahead. Envisioned as part of the Transit City plan under Mayor David Miller's ... read more

The Crane Also Rises: A Tale of Three Toronto Mansions

Casey House, Bird Construction Company, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
September 8, 2015 4:11 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
When Ernest Hemingway came to Toronto in 1920, having landed a job at the Toronto Star, the city and the fiery young writer did not get along. Toronto the Good, perceived from the generous corner ... read more

1831 Foundations Uncovered at North St. Lawrence Market Site

St Lawrence Market North, City of Toronto, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
September 8, 2015 1:18 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In the young and relentlessly changing city of Toronto, today's architectural heritage rarely stretches back far enough to showcase the rows of centuries-old, historic buildings for which some ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 8, 2015

September 8, 2015 9:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Guild Inn restoration set to begin soon; What's next for Open Streets TO?; City of Toronto cancels 880,000 unpaid parking tickets; and more news... Guild Inn ... read more