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Condo Towers Proposed for Townhome Sites near High Park

51-77 Quebec Avenue 40-66 High Park Avenue Grenadier Square Redeve
June 7, 2013 3:35 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The pressure to intensify land use is being seen across Toronto, especially in areas with good transit, and good shopping streets. The west end is no exception, and especially in Ward 13 where you ... read more

Waterfront Trail Longer as Mimico Waterfront Park Opens

Waterfront Toronto, Mimico Waterfront Park
June 7, 2013 2:15 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
While the highest profile work that Waterfront Toronto does is centred around the central harbour, the agency has been working hard to bring a fantastic lakefront experience across the ... read more

Then and Now: Mutual Street Loop

June 7, 2013 10:30 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
June 12, 1929. Mutual Street Loop. Opened in 1929. Situated on the E side of Mutual between Oueen and Shuter. I wonder when they closed it? I Googled with no luck. Now. April 2013. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 7, 2013

June 7, 2013 9:50 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Kensington rebels against Walmart; Jaye Robinson calls out Doug Ford; Crosstown bringing in international talent, U of T Spadina rennovations; Cash Cab interview; and more news. Proposed ... read more

Photo of the Day: Roaming Focus by Mike Palmer

Toronto Skyline CN Tower City Mike Palmer Roaming Focus
June 7, 2013 12:00 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Today's photo of the day comes from photographer Mike Palmer, who stars in a new online web series entitled Roaming Focus. The series follows Mike around the city, capturing the streets, vibe, and ... read more

2221 Yonge Condos a Pei Paean to Early Modernism in Midtown

June 6, 2013 2:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Russell and Randy Masters did not want the next project by Tower Hill Development Corporation, their family company, to be another one of Toronto's all but ubiquitous glass box condos. ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Wants Your Input on the Future of the Gardiner East

Gardiner East project, Toronto
June 6, 2013 1:00 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Waterfront Toronto and the City of Toronto have announced of resumption of work on the Gardiner Expressway / Lake Shore Boulevard Reconfiguration Environmental Assessment (EA) and ... read more

Updated Plan for Mirvish+Gehry Ups the Wow Factor

June 6, 2013 10:45 am | by Jason Allen | Comments
A newly updated plan for the David Mirvish / Frank Gehry King Street West development was released this week. read more

Then and Now: 42 Adelaide Street West

42 Adelaide Street West, Toronto, circa 1907
June 6, 2013 9:51 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 42 Adelaide Street West. 'The New Premises' circa 1907. McLeod & Allen. I wonder what commerce they were engaged in? Another wwwebster-sourced picture; a little different than the usual ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 6, 2013

June 6, 2013 9:45 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Byford suprised by city's lack of plan for waterfront congestion; Build Toronto in turmoil; New clue in Rob Ford video scandal; a $1.1 billion development proposal; and more. Home in Rob Ford ... read more

Photo of the Day: Inside Looking Out

George Brown Waterfront Campus, Toronto
June 6, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
While a great deal of the photos we feature each day are expansive shots overlooking the cityscape, today we're giving you something a bit more indoors. This image was captured by Forum member ... read more

Introducing Hines and Tridel's Aqualina at Bayside Toronto

Aqualina, condo, Bayside Toronto, development, east end, Tridel, Hines
June 5, 2013 4:35 pm | by Jason Allen | Comments
On Wednesday, Tridel and Hines released details of Aqualina at Bayside Toronto, the first condominium to be built in this new waterfront Toronto neighbourhood. read more

14th Annual CANstruction Engineers Solutions for Hunger

Canstruction 2013, Toronto, Daily Bread Food Bank
June 5, 2013 3:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Here at UrbanToronto we take notice of nearly every move made by architects and engineers, as new buildings sprout throughout the region. Professionals in the fields of architecture, design and ... read more

Hullmark Centre Making its Mark at Yonge and Sheppard

Hullmark Centre, Construction, Toronto
June 5, 2013 2:50 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
The intensification of North York's main streets is a long and ongoing process. What was once a traditional, quiet suburb has been witnessing massive amounts of high rise residential and office ... read more

Eglinton Crosstown TBMs get a Personality and a Send-Off

Metrolinx, TTC, Lovat, CAT, Kenadian
June 5, 2013 2:12 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
With construction of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT targeted for completion in 2020, officials are in a hurry to get tunneling and get working on the largest transit infrastructure project in ... read more

Groundbreaking Means June Callwood Park Finally Underway

Mike Layton, June Callwood, June Callwood Park, Garden Club of Toronto, Toronto
June 5, 2013 1:30 pm | by Eddie LaRusic | Comments
Tuesday, June 4 marked the groundbreaking of June Callwood Park, a new public space south of Fort York in memory of the Canadian journalist and social activist. On hand to break ground was Janet ... read more

Then and Now: Beverley Street

Beverley Street, Toronto, circa 1908
June 5, 2013 9:14 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 20-30 Beverley Street, circa 1908. Now.  April 2013. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For June 5, 2013

June 5, 2013 8:27 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
City ends up with $248M surplus; Rob Ford video "Gone"; Astroturf VS Grass; David Miller new head of WWF; Home Sales fall is May as prices rise; and more news. Toronto ends up with $248M surplus ... read more

Photo of the Day: A Bit of History

St. Mary's Catholic Church, Toronto
June 5, 2013 12:00 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
With its stained glass windows, stony exterior and gothic architecture, St. Mary's Catholic Church adds a bit of historical character to the Bathurst and Adelaide area. The church was built in ... read more

Construction at Emerald Park Hints at Coming Retail Offerings

Emerald Park Condos, Roy Varacalli, Metropia, Bazis, Plazacorp
June 4, 2013 4:45 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
There is a field of temporary steel at Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue in North York as construction moves upwards at Emerald Park Condos. Amidst this sea of scaffolding, the ... read more