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Cawthra Square Park Renovations Complete for World Pride

Cawthra Park Barbara Hall LGBT Church Wellesley Village Toronto Canada
June 27, 2014 6:25 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The rainbow flags are out, and this year is a very exciting one for Toronto's Church & Wellesley Village as the neighbourhood is hosting not only the annual Toronto Pride festival this ... read more

PATH Network Extension Under Construction in Southcore Area

PATH expansion, City of Toronto
June 27, 2014 4:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With kilometres of underground tunnels and a few bridges crisscrossing the Downtown core, Toronto's pedestrian PATH system helps us move about the city without having to contend with vehicles or ... read more

Academy Launch Sparks Excitement for Condos at UTSC

Academy Condos, UTSC, Devron, Lemine
June 27, 2014 2:40 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Last weekend, Lemine Investment and Devron Developments  launched The Academy Condos at their presentation centre just south of Yonge and Sheppard. The turn out to the event was impressive ... read more

Kingston&Co Bringing Contemporary Condos to Kingston Road

Kingston&Co Condominiums, TAS, Main and Main Developments and First Capital
June 27, 2014 12:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bold architecture is coming to Kingston Road in Scarborough thanks to TAS, Main and Main Developments and First Capital Realty's Kingston&Co Condominiums. The new ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 27, 2014

June 27, 2014 9:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Councillors get their environmental report cards; Mass wedding at Casa Loma for WorldPride; Sugar Beach a sweet deal for the city; and more news... It may be time for Toronto to ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Esplanade

Photo of the Day, Esplanade, St. Lawrence
June 27, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Esplanade, which runs between just west of Parliament Street and Yonge Street, is very interesting and vibrant considering the short distance it runs. To the east, The Esplanade holds one of ... read more

Toronto City Planning Launches Growing Conversations Initiative

Growing Conversations is launched. Image by Marcus Mitanis, 2014/06/24.
June 26, 2014 5:35 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Over 19,000 residents consulted, 3,786 development applications submitted, and 384 non-statutory community consultations were held in 2013. The explosive growth of Toronto has presented new ... read more

RAW Design Revolutionizes Storage Locker for Annual Party

RAW material party, Planet Storage, Toronto
June 26, 2014 5:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Every summer a number of Toronto's architecture and design firms hold an annual party, and of those, none get talked up quite as much as the ones thrown by the creative minds at RAW ... read more

Canadian Film Centre Opens Northern Dancer Pavillion

Canadian Film Centre, Northern Dancer Pavilion, Windfields estate
June 26, 2014 2:33 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
If you were asked to name Toronto's institutions of higher learning, no doubt the big three universities would roll off your tongue quickly, and you would likely remember that OCAD recently became ... read more

Dunpar's Heritage Gate Offering Four Collections of Townhomes

Heritage Gate Mississauga Road, Dunpar Homes
June 26, 2014 1:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Many people know Mississauga as Toronto's suburban sister to the west. Actually one of Canada's largest cities in its own right, Mississauga has been doing a lot of growing up recently with a ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Four Seasons Centre

Throwback Thursday, Four Seasons Centre for The Performing Arts
June 26, 2014 10:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
On the southeast corner of Queen and University, the Four Seasons Centre for The Performing Arts serves as the home of both the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 26, 2014

June 26, 2014 9:39 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Flooding wreaks havoc on Toronto roads; Mississauga approves increased development charges; Mammoliti calls charity clothing swap a waste of taxpayer money; and more news... DVP floods, ... read more

Photo of the Day: By Rail or Car

Photo of the Day, Gardiner Expressway
June 26, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Standing side by side, the downtown rail corridor and Gardiner Expressway are the primary routes in and out of the city for thousands upon thousands of daily commuters. In today's Photo of the ... read more

ME Living Condos Hosts Summer International Food Festival

ME Living Condos at Markham and Ellesmere in Scarborough by Lash Group
June 25, 2014 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sales are heating up for Lash Group Of Companies' ME Living Condos, a new master-planned community coming soon to Scarborough! This past Saturday, the ME Living Presentation Centre on ... read more

Canderel's YC Condos Promises Good Ground Realm and Skyline

Yonge and Grenville Street frontages of the YC Condos Podium, image courtesy of
June 25, 2014 2:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Canderel's YC Condos is the latest condominium development on offer in the Yonge and College Streets area. The 66-storey Graziani + Corazza Architects-designed project, ... read more

Worsley's Totem Offers Condos with Wellesley Station Access

Totem Condos, Worsley Urban Partners, RAW Design
June 25, 2014 10:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's march toward more efficient use of land, normally referred to on UrbanToronto as densification or intensification, more often than not is focused on sites that are best served by public ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 25, 2014

June 25, 2014 7:51 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Torontonians against renaming Union Station; TTC and City to look into low-income transit fares; Pan Am Games facilities behind schedule, over budget; and more news... Waterfront Toronto set ... read more

Photo of the Day: Open Dome

Photo of the Day, Rogers Centre, dome open
June 25, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto got its first taste of a sporting icon in June of 1989, when the SkyDome officially opened to much fanfare. Since renamed to 'Rogers Centre' the iconic stadium remains a major Toronto ... read more

Catching Up With Work on U of T's Back Campus Field

U of T Back Campus Field, 2015 Pan and Parapan Am Games, Toronto
June 24, 2014 7:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The U of T's back campus has been described as both a significant mid-city green space and alternatively as a muddy obstacle course, and while advocates of a more natural outdoors wished to see it ... read more

Amexon Unveils Residences of U Avenue at Dundas and University

Suites at The Residence at U Avenue will feature floor to ceiling windows
June 24, 2014 5:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Amexon Development Corporation's redevelopment of 480 University Avenue at Dundas Street is moving forward. Now entering its marketing phase, the building's final design has been tweaked and it ... read more