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Photo of Day: Winter at Pier 27

Waterlink at Pier 27, Cityzen Development, Fernbrook Homes, architectsAlliance
February 21, 2014 1:00 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Today's photo of the day was posted by UrbanToronto Forum member Razz. This is a shot of the current progress of the Waterlink at Pier 27 project at Queen's Quay and Yonge Street. Hopefully, as we ... read more

Congratulations to our Ripley's Aquarium of Canada Winners

February 20, 2014 4:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto is pleased to say congratulations to Melanie DeSouza and Ryan Deonarine, who each won a pair of tickets to tour Ripley's Aquarium of Canada in our recent write-in contest. We know ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Future tiff Bell Lightbox / Festival Tower Gets A Crane

Throwback Thursday: The Future Bell Lightbox / Festival Tower Gets A Crane
February 20, 2014 3:20 pm | by Nada Laskovski | Comments
A long-time parking lot that particularly bothered us at UrbanToronto was the one which used to take up almost the entire block bounded by King, Widmer, Adelaide, and John Streets. This week's ... read more

Harmony Village Sheppard set for Public Launch in March

Harmony Village Sheppard, CityCore Developments, Page+Steele/IBI Group
February 20, 2014 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Baby-boomers are not as young as they once were. For most of the generation, their kids are not just off to college, but now in the workforce themselves and gone from the house. For many, now ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 20, 2014

February 20, 2014 11:07 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Toronto taxi overhaul initiates shift to owner-operated cabs; Karen Stintz to make it official, become third major Toronto mayoral candidate; Councillor Maria Augimeri to replace Karen Stintz as ... read more

Photo of the Day: Moon Over Trump

Tops of Trump Tower, Scotia Tower, KPMG, Toronto
February 20, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This image, contributed to us by UrbanToronto reader Distiller, nicely captures the moon setting over Trump Tower. Also framed by Scotia Plaza and the Bay Adelaide Centre, with the Spire ... read more

Rockport's The Nest Condos Prepares for Early Bird Opening

Terraces at The Nest condos Toronto by The Rockport Group
February 19, 2014 6:10 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto's move to The Avenues is underway. Our walkable main streets, home to shops and restaurants of all kinds, served by transit and surrounded by mature neighbourhoods providing parks, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 19, 2014

February 19, 2014 11:28 am | by Editor | Comments
Battle lines form in contest for TTC chair's job; Toronto street-food trucks could finally be on the way; the Rob and Doug Ford Web Show recap; and more news. Battle lines form in contest for TTC ... read more

Photo of the Day: Across a Snowy Plain

Toronto skyline from Riverdale Park
February 19, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This view from Riverdale Park, captured by Jack Landau, encapsulates the snowy, cold winter we've been experiencing in Toronto. With March around the corner, let's hope this view turns green very ... read more

High-Res Renderings for 156 Front West Reveal New Details

156 Front Street West Toronto by AS + GG Architecture for Cadillac Fairview
February 18, 2014 5:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The UrbanToronto Forum has been buzzing about Cadillac Fairview's plans for a new 54-storey office tower at 156 Front Street West ever since new images broke last week. The developer hired Adrian ... read more

Grand Opening for Lash's ME Living Condos This Weekend

ME Living Condos, Lash Group of Companies, Turner Fleischer Architects
February 18, 2014 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New Toronto condo launches in 2014 have been met with robust sales, and in the midst of growing confidence in the market, more projects are opening to the public. In Scarborough especially, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 18, 2014

February 18, 2014 11:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Cities running out of cash for snow removal as icy Canadian winter hits hard; Soknacki campaign prepares to drop the gloves in Toronto mayoral battle; Mulcair names NDP urban affairs critic; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Maple Leaf Square Pool

Pool at Maple Leaf Square, Toronto
February 18, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
UrbanToronto's Jack Landau has captured a perfect urban moment with this image of the pool at Maple Leaf Square. This particular vantage is from high atop Ice Condominiums. read more

First Renderings Appear for Cadillac Fairview's 156 Front West

February 14, 2014 7:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto has the first renderings of the proposed 54-storey tower at 156 Front Street West. An introductory story earlier this week included elevation drawings of the project. Although small ... read more

8-Storey Condominium Proposed for the Heart of Bloor West Village

2265 Bloor Street West rendering TACT Architecture
February 14, 2014 6:55 pm | by Rami Kozman | Comments
Despite the unprecedented real estate boom that Toronto has enjoyed for nearly decade, the vibrant and highly-coveted Bloor West Village has remained largely untouched by redevelopment. Now, that ... read more

On The GO Mimico: Your Door to the Core in Under 15

On The Go Mimico, Stanton Renaissance, McCallum Sather Architects, Toronto
February 14, 2014 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Transit accessible condominium developments remain hot sellers in the GTA with dozens of new build condos being constructed with direct access to TTC subway stations. The TTC’s Bloor-Danforth and ... read more

Valentine's Day Greetings: UrbanToronto Style

Valentine's Day Greetings For Planners, Architects, Engineers, Designers ...
February 14, 2014 3:30 pm | by Editor | Comments
We're not mushy Valentine's types here at UrbanToronto (well, not most of us anyway...) but we couldn't resist sending all of our dear readers this special greeting — UrbanToronto style, of ... read more

Shiplake Proposes New Rental Towers at Yonge and Eglinton

45 Dunfield, SMV Architects, Toronto
February 14, 2014 12:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New purpose-built rental housing is starting to make quite the resurgence in Toronto. For years now, an investor driven condominium market has filled a void in short-term housing with owner-rented ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 14, 2014

February 14, 2014 11:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Municipalities caught off guard by details of $14-billion infrastructure fund; developer backs away from plan to put Walmart in Kensington Market; Rob Ford predicts mayoral election will be "war"; ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: Cold Skate

Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto
February 14, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
There are a few brave folks willing to skate in what has been a record cold Toronto winter. Jack Landau has managed to capture the moment during a cold skate at the newly revitalized Nathan ... read more