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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

DUKE Condos picks up 12 nominations for 34th Annual BILD Awards

Duke Condos Toronto by TAS, Quadrangle Architects
March 17, 2014 1:50 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
DUKE Condos, still in its pre-construction phase and slated for completion in 2015, has been nominated 12 times in 11 different categories for this year's BILD Awards. The BILD awards recognize ... read more

The Harlowe Updates Warehouse Vernacular in the Fashion District

The Harlowe balconies
March 17, 2014 11:45 am | by Rami Kozman | Comments
Lamb Development Corp. has made a name for itself as a developer that understands the importance of quality architecture. The company's most recent projects in and around Toronto's King West ... read more

New TTC Streetcars Spotted on Toronto Streets Again

TTC streetcar, Bombardier, Flexity Outlook, Toronto, Transit
March 17, 2014 11:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was one year ago that the first on-street test was conducted with the TTC's new Bombardier-built 'Flexity Outlook' streetcars as it rolled from the TTC Hillcrest yard south to Bathurst Station, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 17, 2014

March 17, 2014 10:20 am | by Editor | Comments
Cheers and jeers greet Rob Ford at Toronto's St. Patrick's Day parade; Chow hits suburbs, Ford joins parade to press mayoral messages; Wynne vows Ontario budget will have dedicated transit fund; ... read more

Photo of the Day: Northeast

Photo of the Day, Aura
March 17, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work on Canada's tallest condominium is in its late stages, and residents have begun moving in to Canderel's 78-storey Aura at College Park.  In today's Photo of the Day, Forum member ... read more

Covering the Angles at the CHAZ Yorkville Construction Site

CHAZ Yorkville Condos Page+Steele/IBI Group Edenshaw Homes 45 Charles Ltd
March 14, 2014 5:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
CHAZ Yorkville Condos, you may know, is a 47-storey condominium tower by developer 45 Charles Ltd and project manager Edenshaw Homes, now under construction near ... read more

Demolition Wrapping Up in Preparation for Concert's 88 Scott

88 Scott, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Toronto
March 14, 2014 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It won't be too much longer until yet another high-rise pierces the skies of Toronto's Downtown core. On the east side of our bustling Financial District, a mid-century commercial mid-rise ... read more

Excavation and Restoration Progress at Dundas Square Project

21 Dundas Square HNR Toronto Condos Downtown
March 14, 2014 12:20 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Yonge-Dundas Square is one of Toronto's busiest spots, but if you think the area has reached maximum density, think again. More development is coming to the heart of Toronto, and this ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Needs Your Help Naming a New Street

Waterfront Toronto, name a street, East Bayfront, Bayside Toronto
March 14, 2014 11:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Waterfront Toronto has been overseeing the steady transformation of the East Bayfront from a deindustrialized port area into a mixed-use waterfront community. Large swaths of "brownfield" land are ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 14, 2014

March 14, 2014 8:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Olivia Chow takes aim at Mayor Ford, Premier Wynne rules out gas tax and HST hike for transit, and more.... Premier Wynne rules out gas tax, HST hike for transit (CBC News) Toronto doctor ... read more

Photo of the Day: The World Below

Photo of the Day, underground city, Lenser
March 14, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The daily rat race is one of those activities we often dread, but do out of necessity. The rush hour commotion can be felt and seen on city roads, sidewalks and transit lines, but in a city as ... read more

Concord CityPlace Continues to Grow as Quartz and Spectra Rise

Concord CityPlace, Spectra, Quartz, Forward, Newton, Toronto
March 13, 2014 5:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The master planned community Concord CityPlace continues to grow into a vertical neighbourhood with the addition of two new developments under construction, Spectra and ... read more

Submissions for 2014 Live Green Toronto Awards are now Open

2013 Individual Live Green Winner Justin Nadeau 'The Inventionator'
March 13, 2014 3:35 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Yesterday Live Green Toronto opened up its call for submissions for its annual Live Green Awards. The Award  goes to the individual, group, business or organization that best ... read more

Harmony Village Sheppard Offers Boomers Healthy Active Living

Harmony Village Sheppard, City Core Developments, Page + Steele/IBI Architects
March 13, 2014 12:45 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
For some time now real estate and aging-related research experts have been predicting the massive sell-off of big homes by baby boomers seeking smaller quarters. With the kids out of the nest and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 13, 2014

March 13, 2014 9:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New neighbourhood ranking system puts Lawrence Park in first and Black Creek in last, Olivia Chow kicks off her mayoral campaign, and more... Black Creek neighbourhood deemed Toronto’s least ... read more