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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 9, 2015

July 9, 2015 8:57 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Brampton puts off decision on $386-million light rail project; Toronto City Council votes to take step forward to regulate Uber; Woodbine casino expansion approved by ... read more

Photo of the Day: Highway Lanes and Tower Cranes

Photo of the Day, Toronto, night, city, urban
July 9, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The drive into Downtown Toronto on the Gardiner Expressway is growing more dramatic each year, as new high-rise developments form a canyon on either side of the highway. In today's Photo of the ... read more

The Bond Rises in Entertainment District as New Suites Released

The Bond Condos, Lifetime Developments, Core Architects, Toronto
July 8, 2015 4:53 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Since we last checked in on Lifetime Developments' The Bond, the 42-storey tower has continued to rise in the Entertainment District, quickly becoming a part of one of Toronto's most quickly ... read more

Hamilton's West Harbour GO Station Opening July 9th

West Harbour GO Station, Hamilton, GO Transit, Metrolinx
July 8, 2015 2:47 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With the City of Hamilton preparing to host soccer competitions during the upcoming Pan Am Games, effective transit between Hamilton and Toronto is set to improve, bringing a significant new link ... read more

"Big Pour" Major Milestone for VMC Subway Station Construction

VMC Station, York-Spadina Subway Extension, Toronto, Vaughan
July 8, 2015 12:32 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ongoing construction work on the Toronto Transit Commission's new Toronto York Spadina Subway Extension (TYSSE) reached an important milestone this past weekend, as a convoy of concrete ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 8, 2015

July 8, 2015 9:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Brampton LRT vote will have a record-breaking 130 public participants; Pan Am puts pressure on Toronto construction projects; Tory teams up with Uber opponent in attempt to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Blue Fog

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, night, fog, lights, city, urban
July 8, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day brings us yet another view of the fast-changing Toronto skyline. Submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Giulio Calisse, this moody shot captures a fog ... read more

New Paving Adding to the Charm of Yorkville Avenue

Yorkville Avenue, Repaving, Toronto, infrastructure
July 7, 2015 7:24 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Chic shops and restaurants, skyscraper canyons and quaint Victorian homes and businesses, and classy hotels can all be found in Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville area. The former bohemian hotspot of ... read more

Pan Am Village Now, New Toronto Neighbourhood Next

Pan Am Village, West Don Lands, Canary District, DundeeKilmer, Toronto
July 7, 2015 6:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
At Cherry and Front Streets to the east of Downtown, the brand new Pan Am Village is now becoming the temporary Toronto home for 10,000 people. read more

Yorkdale Mall Expansion Now Rising in View of Allen Road

Yorkdale Mall, Oxford Property Management, AIMco, Toronto by MMC architecture
July 7, 2015 3:38 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
When we last checked in on Yorkdale Mall's ongoing expansion in March, the mall's latest addition—which is set to house over 40 new retailers including a flagship Nordstrom location—was just ... read more

Drone Flight Over Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville Neighbourhood

July 7, 2015 1:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood has been the site of much intensification over the past several years, with new high-rise developments adding even more vitality to what is already one of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 7, 2015

July 7, 2015 9:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bike Share Toronto to double with $4.9 million from Metrolinx; TTC gearing up for smartphone fare payments; Toronto Uber-cabbie summit ends in acrimony, heckling; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Toronto From the Air

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, aerial view, airplane
July 7, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Aerial angles of Toronto's dense city centre are always appreciated, and today's Photo of the Day does a great job showing off the tremendous vertical growth our city has experienced in recent ... read more

Final Tower Tops Off at H&W's Fontana as Streetscape Evolves

Fontana, H&W Development Corp, Page+Steele / IBI Group, Markham
July 6, 2015 5:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Like Toronto, our neighbours in the City of Markham are experiencing a high demand for housing, much of which is being met in the form of condominium developments. Proximity to Buttonville Airport ... read more

Torch Relay Lights Up Luminous Veil Ahead of Pan Am Games

July 6, 2015 2:35 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Since its completion in 1918, the Prince Edward Viaduct has been one of Toronto's most crucial and iconic pieces of infrastructure. Linking together the city's centre with its east side, the ... read more

Work Continues on the Union Station Train Shed and Atrium

Union Station Revitalization, Toronto
July 6, 2015 12:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Last week the TTC celebrated the completion of their improvements to Union Subway Station, while the City of Toronto celebrated the reinstallation of the heritage clock in front of Union Station. ... read more

Sponsored Post: Step Inside the Top 10 Most Popular Condos in Toronto

Top 10 Most Popular Condos in Toronto
July 6, 2015 10:30 am | by Editor | Comments
While the number of condo buildings springing up is growing at a fast pace, condo sales are starting to collapse due to oversupply and sky-high prices. To see which of these units still draw ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 6, 2015

July 6, 2015 8:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bloor Viaduct lights up ahead of Pan Am Games; Uber is not a taxi company, judge rules in rejecting City of Toronto complaint; Debate about the Waterfront splits Toronto; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Big X

Photo of the Day, Toronto, financial district, Yonge, King
July 6, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The intersection of Yonge and King is home to some impressive early-20th-century architecture, and King Subway Station on the TTC's Line 1. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to ... read more

Quadrangle Unveils New Renderings for Yonge and Gerrard Project

385 Yonge Street, Gerrard, Quadrangle, Toronto
July 3, 2015 4:56 pm | by Edvard Bruun | Comments
UrbanToronto has written extensively about the Yonge and Gerrard intersection, home to some of the city’s most interesting projects: Aura at College Park to the northwest and Ryerson’s Student ... read more