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Photo of the Day: Ghost Station

Photo of the Day, Bessarion Station, TTC Sheppard Subway
October 7, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The TTC Sheppard Subway (Line 4) is the most modern rapid transit line in the system, and while much of the line's length has been home to intense urbanization since opening in 2004, the Sheppard ... read more

Toronto Transformed: Capturing Nuit Blanche 2014 in Photos

Kaleidoscopic by David + David. Image by Jimmy Wu.
October 6, 2014 4:45 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Over 400 artists participated in this year's Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, creating more than 120 exhibitions which were scattered throughout Toronto. Though the all-night art spectacle has ... read more

The Academy Condos Donates $30K to Sick Kids Hospital

The Academy Condos, LeMine Investment Group, Devron Developments, Kirkor
October 6, 2014 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
One of the biggest condo sales success stories of Summer 2014 would have to be LeMine Investment Group and Devron Developments' The Academy, a Kirkor-designed 26-storey ... read more

An Urban Forest: June Callwood Park Opens Near Fort York

Shadowlands Theatre performs at Toronto's new June Callwood Park designed by gh3
October 6, 2014 1:28 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
There’s a new kid on the block. And it’s kid-friendly too. On Saturday October 4th, Fort York neighbourhood residents and those from beyond gathered to welcome a much-anticipated public space at ... read more

H&W's Fontana Condos Helping Create an Urban Core for Markham

Fontana, H&W Development Corp, Markham, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects
October 6, 2014 11:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In recent months we have looked at both the model suite and the ongoing construction progress at Fontana, a new four-building condominium project by H&W Development Corp., ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 6, 2014

October 6, 2014 9:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC to beef up rush-hour service on Yonge subway; Nuit Blanche kept city up all night; Tory’s support rises to 42 per cent as Ford fades, Chow in third; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Salmon Run

The Salmon Run, Bobbie Rosenfeld Park, Photo of the Day
October 6, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For the longest time, the fountain at Bobbie Rosenfeld Park outside of the Rogers Centre ran dry, with the metal salmon literally fish out of water. The water was turned back on last year, and the ... read more

The Mercer Condos Near Completion in the Entertainment District

The Mercer, King and Mercer, Beaverhall Homes, Graywood Development, Toronto
October 3, 2014 5:45 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
At the corner of Mercer and John Streets, and just steps away from bustling King Street is The Mercer, the latest condominium development by Beaverhall Homes and Graywood Developments. Recently ... read more

Concert's The Kip District to Bring Urban Style to Etobicoke

The Kip District, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Concert Properties
October 3, 2014 3:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Late last month, we got our first peek at The Kip District, a new Concert Properties condominium development to replace a former Canadian Tire location near Kipling and Dundas. Now, ... read more

Junction Community Group Holds Arts Event To Build Momentum

Junction Commons Project, Blackout 2014, Mavety
October 3, 2014 12:45 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Although Nuit Blanche may be the top hit on most Torontonians' mental search when the words Art and Late Night are mentioned, it is not the only event that matches this criteria—at least not ... read more

Several Nuit Blanche Exhibits to Highlight Architecture and Built Form

October 3, 2014 11:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This Saturday, October 4th 2014, the city will come alive for another year of Nuit Blanche, the annual all-night arts festival that transforms our downtown into a massive art gallery from sunset ... read more

Construction Webcams Keep Tabs on Projects Around Toronto

Toronto construction webcams
October 3, 2014 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Towards the end of 2013, we took a look at the various construction webcam feeds broadcasting up-to-date images of construction sites across the web. Many months later, it's time for an update as ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 3, 2014

October 3, 2014 9:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto residents fear footprint of Tory’s SmartTrack rail system; Doug Ford says he would build Downtown Relief Line before extending Sheppard subway; Hottest Pan Am ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dawn on The Don

Photo of the Day, DVP, Don Valley Parkway, Toronto
October 3, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Opened between 1961 and 1966, the Don Valley Parkway remains one of Toronto's most vital arteries, carrying north and southbound traffic for 15 kilometres between Highway 401 and the Gardiner ... read more

Saving the Mosaic Floor at MOD's Massey Tower Condo Site

The heritage bank building at 197 Yonge Street hides activity inside, Toronto
October 2, 2014 6:00 pm | by Zainab Habib | Comments
Demolition quietly began three months ago at 197 Yonge Street in Downtown Toronto, currently the site of a heritage bank building, but soon to be Yonge Street's next major landmark. Hidden behind ... read more

12 Foot Ceilings Offered in Sky Suites at ME Living Condos

ME Living Condos, Lash Group of Companies, Turner Fleischer Architects
October 2, 2014 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The marketing is heating up for Lash Group Of Companies' ME Living Condos, a multi-phased 911-unit residential development consisting of 4 towers and town homes, as four ... read more

The Hoarding, Hoist, and Crane are Gone at Pinnacle on Adelaide

Pinnacle on Adelaide condos, Toronto: cladding going up where the hoist was
October 2, 2014 1:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
High-rise condominium development in the Entertainment District continues to add residential density to an area once dominated by night clubs and after-hours venues. With a new wave of projects ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Shangri-La

Throwback Thursday, Shangri-La, Toronto
October 2, 2014 10:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The massive changes Toronto has undergone over the past several years are noticeable everywhere, especially in the area surrounding our downtown core of course, where countless new high-rise ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 2, 2014

October 2, 2014 9:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC won't run streetcars on Cherry until at least 2016; Thousands to carry Pan Am torch in 41-day journey across Canada; Mississauga mayoral campaign a ‘brand new concept’ ... read more

Photo of the Day: Urban Heron

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, heron
October 2, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The view of the city from the Toronto Islands remains as one of the most impressive vantage points of our growing skyline. The islands, and the nearby Leslie Street Spit also provide an important ... read more