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Ample Retail to Anchor Queensway Park Condo in Etobicoke

Queensway Park, Toronto, Urban Capital, Rosewater, RAW Design
April 10, 2017 11:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Queensway, in South Etobicoke, is changing. In the decade since Loggia Condos opened just west of Islington Avenue, The Hive: Lofts on The Queensway, IQ Condos, and Qube have ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017 8:29 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TORONTO sign showing its age; All of Canada would pay the price if Toronto’s real estate bubble burst; Toronto schools bracing for wave of highrise neighbours; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Tableau Condominiums

Photo of the Day, Tableau Condominiums, Toronto
April 10, 2017 12:00 am | by Alexander Vu | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of facade details of Urban Capital Property Group, Malibu Investments, and ALIT Developments' Tableau Condominiums in Toronto's ... read more

Hot Docs 2017 Offers Plenty for the Urban Enthusiast

Integral House in Toronto's Rosedale neighbourhood, image courtesy of hotdocs.ca
April 7, 2017 5:35 pm | by Craig White | Comments
If you're reading UrbanToronto, there's a good chance you'd be comfortable being called an Urban Enthusiast, and if we're right about that, then Hot Docs has a serious helping of city-related ... read more

CityAge: Global Conference Series Landing in Hamilton

April 7, 2017 4:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As one of the fastest growing cities in the Golden Horseshoe, Hamilton's ongoing urban renaissance is a catalyst for the economic diversification of what was long a heavily industrialized city. ... read more

Preserved Heritage Façade to Front Toronto's Nobu Residences

Nobu Residences, Toronto, by Madison Group, Teeple Architects
April 7, 2017 3:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
A collaboration involving Robert De Niro and celebrity chef Nobu Matsuhisa, the recently announced Nobu Residences Toronto has grabbed public attention, with the Teeple Architects-designed ... read more

Clearer Images Detail Concepts for Church and Wellesley Tower

552 Church, 3XN, ONE Properties, Toronto
April 7, 2017 1:22 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Just two weeks ago, ONE Properties revealed concept plans following two pre-application consultations for a mixed-use proposal in the heart of Toronto's Church and ... read more

Winners of 2017 OAA Awards Announced

Winners of 2017 OAA Awards Announced
April 7, 2017 11:58 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this week, the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) announced the winners of the 2017 OAA awards, an honour that has highlighted the best in Ontario architecture annually since 1985. ... read more

Select Suites Still Available at Adi's The West at Stationwest

The West – Condominiums at Stationwest, Adi Development Group, ICON, Burlington
April 7, 2017 10:44 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's insatiable demand for housing extends beyond the 416, spilling out into the surrounding cities of the Golden Horseshoe. In Burlington, a location immediately adjacent to Aldershot GO ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017 8:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Has John Tory Discovered Life After SmartTrack?; You can fool Toronto's new subway gates with an umbrella; Hot housing markets could drag down Canada’s economy if ... read more

Photo of the Day: Air Canada Centre

Photo of the Day, Air Canada Centre Torontohe facility
April 7, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Constructed between 1997 and 1999, the Air Canada Centre holds an important place in Toronto sports culture. Incorporating the Art Deco facades of the former Canada Post Toronto Postal ... read more

Past the Fence: A Peek Into the World of Construction Security

Daniels Waterfront is one of LivePatrol's clients, image via UT Forum contributo
April 6, 2017 5:05 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Throughout Downtown Toronto, cranes and concrete pours are now an established fixture of the street-level experience. With construction continuing to re-make much of the urban core, updates of ... read more

Crosstown Traffic: A Look Back at the Bloor-Danforth Streetcar

Bloor Street Viaduct, streetcar in service, c. 1920s, public domain archival ima
April 6, 2017 4:07 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Going well beyond the scope of UrbanToronto's regular 'Throwback Thursday' feature, our sister site, SkyriseCities, recently took a look at the history of Toronto's Bloor-Danforth streetcar line. ... read more

Electric Cities: ULI Symposium Returns to Toronto

April 6, 2017 2:48 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
This month, the Urban Land Institute's Toronto Symposium will bring together civic thought leaders and engaged citizens to promote a diverse range of interdisciplinary discussions about regional ... read more

Two-Year, $10M Retrofit of Rogers Centre Roof Completed

Rogers Centre upgrades, 2017, Toronto
April 6, 2017 1:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the almost 28 years since the Rogers Cente—then known as SkyDome—became the home of the MLB's Toronto Blue Jays in June, 1989, the once cutting-edge facility has become the 7th oldest of the ... read more

Toronto of the Future Returns to Metro Hall in June

Toronto of the Future Returning to Metro Hall in June
April 6, 2017 10:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The last few years of urban development have transformed the landscape of Toronto, with new buildings and infrastructure projects continuing to be built across the region. With future projects ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Four Seasons Hotel and Residences

Throwback Thursday, Four Seasons, Toronto
April 6, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns back the clocks for a view of construction at the site of the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences in Toronto's Yorkville neighbourhood. Back in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 6, 2017

April 6, 2017 8:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's waterfront revitalization shifts eastwards; Downsview station to become Sheppard West next month; What's driving Toronto house prices through the roof? Experts ... read more

Photo of the Day: York and Harbour

Photo of the Day, Toronto, One York, Ten York, Harbour Street
April 6, 2017 12:00 am | by Alexander Vu | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the York-Harbour intersection from atop the Harbourfront parking garage. Submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Walter Sim, this shot captures the ... read more

Urban Design Plans Reveal Potential Phasing At The Well

The Well, HPA, AAA, BDP, aA, CCA, Wallman, RioCan, Allied, Tridel, Diamond Corp
April 5, 2017 5:23 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
One of the projects in the Downtown Toronto development pipeline most anticipated on the UrbanToronto Forum is The Well. A massive redevelopment of the former Globe and Mail headquarters site at ... read more