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PSR's Photo Of The Day: End Of The Line

Dead End Sheppard Subway Line Toronto LRT TTC
February 5, 2014 1:00 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Today's photo of the day was posted by UrbanToronto Forum member Jack Landau. This spectacular shot was captured at Don Mills Station, which lies on the east end of the Sheppard Subway line. The ... read more

A Hard-Hat Tour of The Ryerson Student Learning Centre

Ryerson Student Learning Centre, Toronto by Zeidler Partnership, Snøhetta Design
February 4, 2014 5:45 pm | by Bryan Bonnici | Comments
The new Ryerson Student Learning Centre at Yonge and Gould is probably my favourite project under construction. It creates a meaningful addition of space for Ryerson’s tens-of-thousands ... read more

The Taylor Continues Transformation of Dundas and Carlaw

The Taylor Dundas Carlaw Toronto Leslieville Downtown East End
February 4, 2014 3:00 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Torontonians and newcomers alike are finding Leslieville to be an intriguing area in which to reside. The funky neighbourhood has a 'small city feel' that rivals Queen West, with the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for February 4, 2014

February 4, 2014 11:22 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Group petitioning for city to redesign Bathurst intersection; Presto 'fare gate' prototype unveiled; Torontonians prefer Scarborough LRT over Subway; more snow expected for Toronto; and ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: Entertainment District

Queen Street West, Entertainment District, Toronto
February 4, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This photo, from UrbanToronto Forum member AlbertC, provides a snapshot of all the development going on in the Entertainment District. Here we have a nice view of a low-rise replacement project ... read more

CentreCourt Developments' Core Condos Sells Out in 3 Weeks

Core Condos CentreCourt Developments Page+Steele/IBI Group
February 3, 2014 4:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In Toronto, a lot can change in a very short period of time, especially in the world of real estate and development. When we last covered CentreCourt Developments’ Core Condos a few weeks back, ... read more

Topping Off January 2014: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Office Tower at The Well, Toronto, Pickard Chilton, image from Diamond Corp
February 3, 2014 2:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
On UrbanToronto, January was a month of taking stock of what happened in our city over the course of 2013, and looking forward across the next twelve months. Meanwhile, there were some new ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 3, 2014

February 3, 2014 11:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Rob Ford admits jaywalking ticket in Vancouver; Toronto's mixed-use boom coming to a 'hood near you; fighting against the condo tide along Restaurant Row; and more news. Fire damage to former ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: Electric City

Bay Street, Toronto
February 3, 2014 1:00 am | by Michael Harris | Comments
Nighttime photography can be tricky but Forum member Empty Quarter shows his chops with this shot looking south down Bay Street to the core. Bay Street looking south, image by Empty ... read more

Green Building Goal Within Reach of More Builders and Developers

DCL Healthcare Properties Inc., DCL Niagara Medical Centre
January 31, 2014 8:30 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
We all know that going green is good for the environment, our health, and hopefully our pocketbooks. As much as it's important for us all as individuals to consider what kind of an environmental ... read more

Nest Condos Adds Density and Vibrancy to St. Clair W

RAW Design, The Rockport Group, Nest Condos
January 31, 2014 6:55 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The rising demand for urban life calls for increasing residential density. In Toronto, the Official Plan calls for much of the new development to be built along our main thoroughfares; it's called ... read more

Downtown Toronto: Growth to Watch For in 2014

Ïce Condominiums, image by Indrid Cold
January 31, 2014 6:15 pm | by Rami Kozman | Comments
Over the past few weeks, Urban Toronto has brought you a series of articles cataloguing the major areas of growth to watch for in Toronto in 2014. read more

Spadina Subway Extension Spurs Redevelopment at Finch West

University Heights Professional Centre, image courtesy of the Real Wealth Group
January 31, 2014 2:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Finch West subway station. Sound familiar? It's not one of the better-known stations on Toronto's system, but that will change soon enough; it just has to open first! Finch West Subway Station, ... read more

City Agrees to 15-Storey Sliver Loft Building at 24 Mercer Street

24 Mercer Street, Toronto, Heritage Services
January 31, 2014 12:00 pm | by Michael Harris | Comments
A designated heritage building at 24 Mercer Street in Toronto's Entertainment District sits, literally, at the centre of a controversial proposal by the building's owner to demolish the structure ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 31, 2014

January 31, 2014 11:20 am | by Nada Laskovski | Comments
Council passes 'phantom budget,' Ford says; Cumberland Terrace a dying mall sitting on prime real estate; veteran city hall councillor Norm Gardner comes out of retirement to run for Mayor of ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: City Lights

CN Tower, Rogers Centre and rail lines at night
January 31, 2014 1:00 am | by Michael Harris | Comments
Forum member lucci captures the colour of nighttime illumination in this unusual perspective of the city after dark. CN Tower, Rogers Centre and rail lines at night, image by lucci ... read more

Steel-Framed Bay Adelaide East Tower Continues to Take Shape

Welding a joist to the concrete core of Brookfield's Bay Adelaide East, Toronto
January 30, 2014 6:55 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
To the west of Yonge Street between Adelaide and Temperance Streets is the partially complete Bay Adelaide Centre. The second phase of three, the East Tower, is bringing more density to this ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Goodbye Hooters Ad, Hello 300 Front Street West Condo

Throwback Thursday: 300 Front Street West, Toronto, image by Edward Skira
January 30, 2014 5:45 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
A massive parking lot at a prominent downtown location is the focus of this week's Throwback Thursday. The photo, taken July 15, 2007, shows 300 Front West at John Street in all of its ... read more

Streetcar and Dundee Continue to Reshape West Queen West

The Carnaby, Streetcar Developments, Dundee Realty, TACT, Toronto
January 30, 2014 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With neighbouring projects Two and 8 Gladstone now completed and housing residents, developers Dundee Realty and Streetcar Developments are pressing on with their massive ... read more

Cladding Moves Up 45 Charles Street's CHAZ Yorkville Condos

CHAZ Yorkville Toronto Condos Charles Street Yonge Bloor
January 30, 2014 3:00 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Transforming Charles Street southeast of Yonge & Bloor is CHAZ Yorkville Condos. read more