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Photo of the Day: Sunset Skyline from Above Grange Park

Photo of the Day: Sunset Skyline from Above Grange Park
November 3, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an impressive view of the Downtown Toronto cityscape, captured from high above Grange Park. Submitted to the Toronto Skyline Forum thread by contributor ileetoa, ... read more

TYSSE: On Site at Vaughan's Highway 407 Station

Highway 407 Station, Vaughan, by TTC, Aedas, AECOM, Parsons
November 3, 2016 4:10 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
"It's like something out of Star Trek," the TTC's Joanna Kervin remarks, looking up at the sinuous form taking shape above us. Located southwest of the Highway 407 and Jane interchange in Vaughan, ... read more

Introducing Selene: Final Phase at Tridel's Metrogate Community

Selene at Metrogate, Tridel, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
November 3, 2016 3:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With five towers built and a sixth being prepared for construction, Tridel's Metrogate community near Kennedy Road and Highway 401 is set to grow one more time. New details are emerging about ... read more

Graphics Highlight Boutique Hariri Pontarini Design in Rosedale

The Dale, Toronto, by Platinum Vista, Hariri Pontarini
November 3, 2016 3:15 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Overlooking Toronto's Rosedale Valley, a boutique luxury development has been proposed on Dale Avenue, with the project first introduced in September. Designed by Hariri Pontarini Architects, the ... read more

Centennial College Unveils New Culinary Arts Centre

November 3, 2016 2:45 pm | by Doug Ascanio Graffeo | Comments
As part of their 50th anniversary celebration, Centennial College has officially inaugurated the new Culinary Arts Centre at their Progress Campus near Markham Road and Highway 401 in eastern ... read more

Diamond Condominiums on Yonge Adds to North York City Centre

Diamond Condominiums on Yonge, Diamante Developments, Toronto
November 3, 2016 12:21 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The stretch of Yonge Street through North York's growing City Centre has been attracting new residential density over the past several years, as more buyers are attracted to the increasingly urban ... read more

Throwback Thursday: View from Merchandise Lofts

Throwback Thursday, skyline, Toronto, Merchandise Lofts
November 3, 2016 9:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Originally constructed in phases between 1910 and 1949, the Simpson's (later Sears) Merchandise Warehouse was converted to condominium use in the late 1990s. Now known as Merchandise Lofts, the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 3, 2016

November 3, 2016 7:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Outrage in Mississauga over $470M LRT funding assumption; Why Lower Don Flood Protection is a Necessary Cost; SmartTrack Plans Unravel; and more news: We'll know soon ... read more

Photo of the Day: Above City Hall

Photo of the Day: Above City Hall
November 2, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day presents a drone-captured view from above one of Toronto's most iconic landmarks. Submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Oscar Flores, this photo overlooks ... read more

Preliminary Plans Reveal Scope of Unilever Redevelopment

East Harbour, Toronto, by First Gulf
November 2, 2016 5:54 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Envisioned as one of the largest developments in Canadian history, the re-imagining of Toronto's Unilever Site could deliver a radically intensified urban context to a 60-acre remnant of ... read more

Touring the Soon-To-Be Weston Rail Deck Park & John St. Bridge

John St. Bridge, Weston, Toronto
November 2, 2016 4:20 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
In a city where park space has become a critical issue in relation to Toronto's growing population, initiatives have been undertaken to alleviate some of these constraints. Back in August, John ... read more

Towering: An Annotated Guide to Toronto's Future Skyline

Future Toronto skyline
November 2, 2016 2:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In recent years, Toronto's feverish building boom has captured the imagination of many urban development enthusiasts and architecture buffs, and counted amongst that number are professional ... read more

Inside the St. Lawrence Condos' Two-Bedroom Model Suite

St. Lawrence Condos, 158 Front, Toronto, Cityzen, Fernbrook, architectsAlliance
November 2, 2016 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month, we got our first peek inside the Front Street East presentation centre for Cityzen and Fernbrook's St. Lawrence Condos, a new condo development coming to the ... read more

City Seeks Public Input to Improve Parks, Recreational Facilities

November 2, 2016 11:28 am | by Alexander Vu | Comments
With a long-term development boom still in full swing, Toronto continues to experience population growth pressures along with the high-rise construction. As a consequence, improving—and ... read more

Explainer: Arcology

November 2, 2016 9:42 am | by Alexander Vu | Comments
This week's 'Explainer' looks at the term 'Arcology', gargantuan multi-use buildings popularized in science fiction which could accommodate the massive growing global population through the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 2, 2016

November 2, 2016 7:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto hires Seattle planner as new transportation chief; John Tory should come clean about cost of SmartTrack transit plan; SmartTrack, GO stations face construction ... read more

Photo of the Day: View from Chester Hill Lookout

Photo of the Day: View from Chester Hill Lookout
November 1, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a skyline view from one of the city's lesser-known skyline vantage points. Submitted to our Toronto Skyline Forum thread by contributor kris, this view faces ... read more

Bathurst Station Unveils Bittersweet Homage to Honest Ed's

Bathurst Station, Toronto, TTC
November 1, 2016 3:40 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Past the red-sweatered Ken Bones, and however many groups of 'kids from Stranger Things,' the title of Toronto's most memorable Halloween sight might just belong to Bathurst Station's belated turn ... read more

Tridel's 3XN-Designed AQUABELLA Celebrates Grand Opening

AQUABELLA, Toronto, by Tridel, Hines, 3XN, Kirkor
November 1, 2016 11:00 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Joining Tridel and Hines' cluster of lakefront developments, 'AQUABELLA' is being unveiled as the latest addition to the nascent Bayside community. With the grand opening being celebrated ... read more

Topping Off October 2016: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off October 2016: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
November 1, 2016 9:56 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With another busy month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk now behind us, we round up October 2016's hottest stories, dataBase files, and Forum threads.  Our Top Ten News ... read more