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Scale Model Highlights Design Language of Arc at Erin Mills

Arc at Daniels Erin Mills, Kirkor Architects, Mississauga
January 3, 2017 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month, we shared our visit to the Erin Mills Parkway and Eglinton presentation centre for The Daniels Corporation's Daniels Erin Mills master-planned community in Mississauga, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 3, 2017

January 3, 2017 8:46 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In 2017, Mississauga will have to decide how it grows up; What will the City of Toronto’s 2017 budget cost us?; To snitch or not to snitch? Airbnb in the city is a ... read more

Photo of the Day: Expanded Capacity

Photo of the Day, Toronto, BMO Field
January 3, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of BMO Field, showing off the stadium's temporary expanded capacity for the 2017 NHL Centennial Classic. Captured by Flickr contributor Oscar ... read more

Last Phase of River City Seeking Site Plan Approval

Harris Square condos, Toronto, designed by Saucier + Perrotte for Urban Capital
January 2, 2017 5:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The City of Toronto has received a Site Plan Approval submission for the fourth and final phase at Urban Capital's River City development in the West Don Lands. Dubbed 'Harris Square' after Lawren ... read more

Wave of Tower-In-The-Park Infill Proposals Continues in Midtown

66 Broadway Avenue, Beaux Properties, CS&P Architects, Toronto
January 2, 2017 3:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's mid-20th century housing boom made Tower-In-The-Park apartment typologies ubiquitous throughout the city. A half-century later, our city's latest growth spurt is re-imagining the ... read more

New York's Second Avenue Gets Relief: Toronto Still Waiting

Second Avenue subway, New York City, MTA
January 2, 2017 12:30 pm | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
It's a tale of two subways, so built up in the transit mythology of their respective cities. Both have been in the works for almost a century, and have endured changes in plans, false starts, and ... read more

Topping Off December 2016: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off December 2016: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
January 2, 2017 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With another busy month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk now behind us, we round up December 2016's hottest stories, dataBase files, and Forum threads.  Our Top Ten News ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 2, 2017

January 2, 2017 8:29 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Will Brampton move forward in 2017 or remain stuck in neutral?; Bathurst Station Bids Goodbye to Honest Ed’s; 19 years ago, Toronto’s six boroughs amalgamated; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Happy New Year

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Happy New Year, Holidays, Nathan Phillips Square
January 2, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Our first Photo of the Day of 2017 features a festive shot from Nathan Phillips Square, submitted to our Flickr Pool by A Great Capture. Photographed in mid-December, this view shows the ... read more

Happy Holidays From UrbanToronto!

Happy Holidays from UrbanToronto
December 23, 2016 4:00 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
With another year coming to a close, we'd like to wish all our readers a safe and happy holiday season! UrbanToronto's offices will be closed until January 2nd while our team takes time off. In ... read more

Topping Off: UrbanToronto's Hottest Stories of 2016!

Left: West elevation (fronting Yonge, looking southeast) Right: East Elevation (
December 23, 2016 4:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Closing out another year of our Topping Off series, we take a look at UrbanToronto's 10 most popular stories of 2016. It was another busy twelve months for our editorial team, with the ... read more

Topping Off: UrbanToronto's Hottest Forum Threads of 2016!

Topping Off: UrbanToronto's Hottest Forum Threads of 2016!
December 23, 2016 4:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Closing out another year, our 'Topping Off' series takes a look at UrbanToronto's 10 most popular 'Buildings' threads of 2016 on our Forum. It was another busy year of development, with the ... read more

Topping Off: UrbanToronto's Hottest dataBase Files of 2016!

Topping Off: UrbanToronto's Hottest dataBase Files of 2016!
December 23, 2016 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Closing out another year, our 'Topping Off' series takes a look at UrbanToronto's 10 most popular dataBase files of 2016. It was another busy year of development, with the relentlessly growing ... read more

Micah Lexier's Two Circles Celebrated at Bay Adelaide Centre

Two Circles, Micah Lexier, Bay Adelaide Centre, Toronto, Brookfield Properties
December 23, 2016 3:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A pair of major new public artworks were recently celebrated at a pair of recently opened new Toronto buildings. Yesterday and today we celebrate both events, artists, artworks, and buildings, ... read more

Best Buildings 2016 Debuts on Global TV's The Morning Show

Best Buildings 2016 Debuts on Global TV's The Morning Show
December 23, 2016 1:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier today, UrbanToronto's Managing Editor, Craig White, appeared on Global TV's Morning Show to announce the winners of our Year-End Readers' Poll on the Best New Buildings of 2016. The ... read more

UrbanToronto's Photos of the Year for 2016

UrbanToronto's Photos of the Year for 2016!
December 23, 2016 10:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
At the end of another very photogenic year for Toronto, we are rounding up our most popular Photo of the Day features from 2016, selecting the most viewed photo feature from each calendar ... read more

UT Readers Select the Best Buildings Opened in 2016

Best Toronto Buildings of 2016
December 23, 2016 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
After over two weeks of polling, UrbanToronto readers have selected the best buildings opened in 2016! Our Year-End Readers' Poll ran from December 2nd to midnight on December 20th, raking in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 23, 2016

December 23, 2016 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Hazel McCallion tells province to slow down plans to curb sprawl; Land sale brings Mississauga closer to a waterfront that avoids Toronto’s mistakes; GTA’s supply of newly ... read more

Photo of the Day: Maple Leaf Gardens

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Maple Leaf Gardens, drone
December 23, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of an iconic building in Toronto's sporting history. Some time after being purchased by Loblaws in 2004, the historical Maple Leaf Gardens was ... read more

TTC: A Tour of Vaughan's Metropolitan Centre Station

TTC, Public Transit, Subway, Stations, YRT
December 22, 2016 5:58 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
"I think this may be my favourite of the stations," said Joanna Kervin, the director for Third-Party Planning and Property with the TTC's project to extend the Line 1 (Yonge–University) subway ... read more