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Photo of the Day: CN Tower View

Photo of the Day, CN Tower, Toronto, Financial District
June 12, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the observation deck of the CN Tower, the Western Hemisphere's tallest freestanding structure. Submitted via our Facebook Page by Nour Khaled, this view faces ... read more

DenseCity Part 4: How the City Assesses Development

density, densecity, Toronto
June 9, 2017 5:00 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
In our previous instalment of the DenseCity series, we explored the decision-making process in Toronto’s private development industry, and got a glimpse at what determines how much density to ... read more

Construction Shaping Kensington Market's Bellevue Square Park

Bellevue Square Park revitalization, Toronto
June 9, 2017 4:35 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
In December of 2016, locals and pedestrians alike within the Kensington Market neighbourhood first came upon construction fencing around the site of Bellevue Square Park. Bookended by Augusta and ... read more

Rodeo Drive Towers Continue Transformation of Don Mills

Rodeo Park Condominiums, Toronto, Cadillac Fairview, Lanterra, Hariri Pontarini
June 9, 2017 3:55 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Surrounding Toronto's high-end Shops at Don Mills, a high-density residential community is gradually taking shape south of Lawrence Avenue East and west of Don Mills. Adding to Cadillac Fairview's ... read more

Three Land Use Concepts Being Considered for Yorkdale Mall

Yorkdale Mall, Toronto, Oxford Properties, CallisonRTKL, Urban Strategies
June 9, 2017 2:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Oxford Properties' Yorkdale Mall hold an important position in the Canadian retail landscape, remaining the third largest enclosed shopping centre in the country. ... read more

UPDATED: Waterfront Toronto Hosts 2017 Town Hall

Waterfront Innovation Centre, Sweeny &Co Menkes, Toronto
June 9, 2017 1:11 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
On Tuesday June 6th, Waterfront Toronto (WT) held a Town Hall meeting at the George Brown College Waterfront campus, to discuss current projects, their evolving mandate, and ultimately ... read more

Worsley's Totem Condos Rising Above Dundonald Street

Totem Condos, Toronto, RAW Design, Worsley Urban Partners
June 9, 2017 10:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Totem Condos, by Worsley Urban Partners' has begun to rise above Toronto's Dundonald Street, just to the northeast of the Yonge and Wellesley intersection. Work on the 18-storey ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 9, 2017

June 9, 2017 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Councillor Ford reignites streetcar debate at city hall; 10-acre development could transform north Roncesvalles; Robert Bundy: Powerful bureaucrat helped shape Toronto; ... read more

Photo of the Day: Wellesley Street

Photo of the Day, Wellesley Street, Toronto
June 9, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from the Britt Condos Forum thread, where contributor Rascacielo shared his west-facing view of Wellesley Street. Captured from a high-rise apartment ... read more

North American Development Group Reimagines Agincourt Mall

The 'Rambla' at Agincourt Mall Redevelopment, Giannone Petricone, North American
June 8, 2017 5:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The North American Development Group is not a household name on UrbanToronto yet, but with its impeding plans to revolutionize the site of Agincourt Mall, the Markham-based international real ... read more

Garrison Crossing Progressing with Completed Foundations

Garrison Crossing, Pedelta, DTAH, AECOM, Dufferin Construction, Toronto
June 8, 2017 4:30 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
In the Fall of 2015, a team headed by Dufferin Construction was announced as the winner of the much-anticipated Fort York Bridge competition, and the project's somewhat turbulent history ... read more

TTC Pushing for Major Expansion of Express Bus Services

June 8, 2017 2:47 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
At its upcoming June 15th meeting, the TTC Board will consider a proposed expansion of express bus service throughout the City of Toronto. The recommended plan calls for a multi-phase service ... read more

Checking in on Progress at Toronto's Bayside Neighbourhood

Bayside, Tridel, Hines, Aqualina, Aquavista, Aquabella, 3XN, Arquitectonica
June 8, 2017 1:14 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On the south side of Queens Quay between Sherbourne and Parliament streets, a new neighbourhood is starting to take shape beside Toronto Harbour. Named Bayside when Waterfront Toronto began to ... read more

Two-Way All-Day GO Train Service Coming to the Stouffville Line

Stouffville RER Frequencies
June 8, 2017 11:00 am | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
Yesterday, Metrolinx officially announced that two-way all-day (commonly abbreviated as 2WAD) GO Train service will be coming to the Stouffville GO line, commencing on Monday, June 26th. The train ... read more

Throwback Thursday: St. James Cathedral Parish House

Throwback Thursday, St James Cathedral Parish House, architectsAlliance, Toronto
June 8, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday covers a modern addition to an important cultural and architectural landmark at Toronto's King and Church intersection. Back on December 4th, 2010, construction was ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 8, 2017

June 8, 2017 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Parkdale tenants disrupt hearing in protest over proposed rent hike; Toronto and Vancouver housing markets threaten Canada’s rapid economic growth; High-speed Rail For ... read more

Photo of the Day: Scotia Plaza

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Financial District, Scotia Plaza
June 8, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a detail view of Scotia Plaza, Toronto's second tallest building when measured by roof height. Submitted to our Flickr Pool by Lori Whelan, this view highlights ... read more

Denmark's COBE Architects Rethink Toronto's Scrivener Square

Scrivener Court, Toronto, by Diamond Corp. Tricon, COBE Architects
June 7, 2017 5:47 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
South of the former North Toronto railway station—and current Summerhill LCBO—Scrivener Square is the site of what could become a new Toronto landmark. Designed by Copenhagen's COBE Architects, an ... read more

Topped-Off Arthaus Residences Joins Downtown Ottawa Skyline

Arthaus Residences, Ottawa, DevMcGill, Régis Côté, KPMB, Barry Padolsky
June 7, 2017 2:28 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Now standing at its full height of 23 storeys, DevMcGill's Arthaus Residences at Arts Court is entering the latter stages of construction in Downtown Ottawa's Byward Market neighbourhood. ... read more

Toronto Revising Rules and Fees for Sidewalk Cafés

Aerial view of sidewalk patio at Against the Grain restaurant, image by UT Flick
June 7, 2017 1:45 pm | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
The City of Toronto is currently reviewing a report which recommends updates to its bylaw covering sidewalk patios. Revised guidelines include the goal of improving walking space in areas ... read more