Ottawa's Capital Hall Addresses Gap in Student Housing

The second tower, Capital Hall Condominiums, image courtesy of Ashcroft Homes
September 23, 2015 3:52 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
In many fields, a university education is a prerequisite to a successful career. In Ontario, university enrolment has grown 69% since 2000, indicating a strong demand for higher education despite ... read more

Graffiti Mural Adds Life to U of T Construction Hoarding

Centre for Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship, University of Toronto
September 23, 2015 12:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A necessity for safely partitioning a construction site from the surrounding public realm, wooden hoarding is a familiar sight for pedestrians traversing our downtown streets. Owing to their ... read more

Avenue on 7 Bringing Urban Lifestyles to Woodbridge

Avenue on 7, Woodbridge, by iKore Developments, HCA Architecture
September 23, 2015 10:58 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As the Spadina Subway extension reaches its way into Vaughan, and Highway 7 gets set to transform into a lane-separated Viva bus rapidway, the borders of the Greater Toronto Area's urban life are ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 23, 2015

September 23, 2015 9:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto councillors look at Gardiner options, again; The TORONTO sign: How life imitates graphic design; Metrolinx evaluating 50 potential new GO station locations; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Entertainment District Gold

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Sunset, Entertainment District
September 23, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today officially marks the start of the fall season. Though the days are getting shorter and the weather is growing colder, we only have to look back a couple weeks to remember the sizzling hot ... read more

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Returning to Toronto for 10th Year

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2015
September 22, 2015 4:44 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As the summer comes to a close and fall begins, we once again look forward to one of the most anticipated events of the year for Toronto's artistic and design communities, and city-loving ... read more

Ryerson Architecture Lecture: Nasrine Seraji

Endlesshaus by Atelier Seraji Architectes et Associés
September 22, 2015 4:28 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ryerson University's Department of Architectural Science is kicking off its 2015-2016 lecture series this Thursday, September 24, with a lecture from Nasrine Seraji of Paris-based firm Atelier ... read more

On The Danforth Condos Hosting Registrant Opening This Weekend

September 22, 2015 11:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A slate of new mid-rise developments are promising to transform the eastern stretch of Toronto's Danforth Avenue, capitalizing on the street's walkability and its rapid transit access. Among the ... read more

Marilyn I. Walker School: Catalyst for a St. Catharines Renaissance

Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, Diamond Schmitt Architects
September 22, 2015 10:55 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On Friday, September 18th, students at Brock University's Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts went about their Friday classes, late afternoon light spilling in through the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 22, 2015

September 22, 2015 8:57 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Spadina subway delays dog otherwise “triumphant” TTC; Seven of Toronto’s quirkiest houses and gardens; The Evolution of Demand on the Union Pearson Express; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sharp Centre for Design

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Sharp Centre for Design, OCAD University
September 22, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Designed by British architect Will Alsop with Toronto-based Robbie/Young + Wright Architects Inc., the Sharp Centre for Design is one of the signature landmarks of OCAD University. In today's ... read more

Parkway Forest Community Centre Officially Opens

Parkway Forest Community Centre, Toronto
September 21, 2015 5:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing development of ELAD Canada’s Emerald City neighbourhood in North York continues to add new density to the area southeast of Sheppard Avenue and Don Mils Road. With three ... read more

Kingsway Celebrates Community Murals in Royal York Underpass

StART, Royal York and Dundas, Etobicoke, Emilia Jajus, public art
September 21, 2015 5:05 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
This weekend a group of Etobicoke residents gathered together to celebrate the official unveiling of two new murals at the Royal York underpass below Dundas Street, with the black of the event ... read more

Chaz Yorkville Condominiums Offer Extensive Designer Amenities

Chaz Yorkville, Page + Steele/IBI Group Architects, Toronto
September 21, 2015 2:44 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
UrbanToronto recently embarked on a full tour of Chaz Yorkville, the latest condo tower to open on the quickly evolving stretch of Charles, just steps away from Yonge and Bloor at 45 Charles ... read more

Immersive Public Art Unveiled at Daniels' HighPark Condos

HighPark Condominiums, The Daniels Corporation, Diamond Schmitt Architects
September 21, 2015 12:56 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On Thursday, September 17th, a new public art display was unveiled at The Daniels Corporation's HighPark Condominiums, filling the plaza that faces the eponymous park with artisanal hors d'ouevres ... read more

Excavation Progress at Tridel and Beaux Properties' 101 Erskine

101 Erskine Condos, Tridel, Beaux Properties, CS&P Architects, Toronto
September 21, 2015 9:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been several months since we last checked in on the Yonge and Eglinton site of Tridel and Beaux Properties' 101 Erskine Condos. When we last updated its status back in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 21, 2015

September 21, 2015 8:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GARDINER EAST: Using the rail corridor to crack the highway riddle; Metrolinx Fare Integration Study: Heading to a Foregone Conclusion?; Investing in Cycling in ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Dome

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Rogers Centre, SkyDome
September 21, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Almost 26 years since opening, the retractable roof of the Rogers Centre still manages to impress. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by ... read more

Development Proposed on Sheppard in North York City Centre

53-63 Sheppard West, Pellow + Associates Architects, Toronto
September 18, 2015 6:26 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
A recently submitted Zoning By-Law Amendment Application for the proposed redevelopment of a site at 53-63 Sheppard Avenue West and 62-68 Bogert Avenue contains new details on a site just steps ... read more

A Look Inside of Trump Toronto's Ruby Collection Suites

Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto by Talon International
September 18, 2015 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Upon opening its doors back in 2012, The Trump International Hotel and Tower added hundreds of new homes in the sky in the heart of Toronto's fast-paced Financial District. Now, a number of suites ... read more