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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 26, 2015

May 26, 2015 8:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ticket sales tick up for Pan Am Games; Trip to famed Islamic gardens inspired Aga Khan Park in Toronto; Demolishing eastern Gardiner best option for public health; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Roundhouse Park

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Roundhouse Park, Fog, southcore
May 26, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A Spring fog overtook the city centre a couple weeks ago, creating some dramatic photo opportunities. Today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by ... read more

UrbanToronto Tours the UP Express' New Union Station Terminal

UP Express Platform, Toronto by Metrolinx, Zeidler Partnership Architects
May 25, 2015 4:32 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Earlier today, UrbanToronto toured the soon-to-be open Union Pearson Express terminal at Union Station. Situated along the SkyWalk, slightly west of Union Station's central building, the new ... read more

Savic Homes to Hold VIP Registrant Event for Avalon Urban Towns

Avalon Urban Towns, Savic Homes, ABA Architects, Kitchener
May 25, 2015 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We recently introduced developer Savic Homes' new urban townhome development in Kitchener, part of Canada's Tech Triangle. Currently in its registration phase, the ABA ... read more

Sponsored Post: Worth A Thousand Words - The Importance of Great Photos in High Rise Development

The Sky Guys, Toronto, Drone Photography, aerial surveying
May 25, 2015 1:00 pm | by Editor | Comments
We live in an increasingly visual society.  Today, virtually everyone carries a camera in their pocket, ready to capture slices of their life at a moment’s notice. Images are central to ... read more

iQ Office Suites Launches Second Location at 250 University

250 University Avenue, image by Marcus Mitanis
May 25, 2015 12:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Hot off their success in the Dineen Building at Yonge and Temperance Streets, iQ Office Suites has launched their second location at 250 University Avenue. The former Bank of Canada building ... read more

Danforth Square Condos Offer Something A Little Bit Off The Wall

Danforth Square, Time Development, Toronto
May 25, 2015 10:30 am | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Something different is coming to Danforth Road just north of the intersection with Danforth Avenue. According to Paul Maggicomo, founder of interior design firm Tanner ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 25, 2015

May 25, 2015 9:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City boosts TTC bus service, restoring cuts made under Ford administration; Midtowners battle the rise of the midrise; Can there be a Kumbaya moment for the Gardiner?; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Feeling Blue

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
May 25, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Blue hour is one of the best times of day to capture photographs. The last natural light of the day mixes with the artificial city lights in today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to ... read more

Aqualina at Bayside Breaks Ground on the Waterfront

Aqualina sits between Sherbourne Common and Aquavista, image by Marcus Mitanis
May 22, 2015 5:10 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Though work has already begun on the site, the ceremonial ground breaking for Aqualina at Bayside was held today at the water's edge. Mayor John Tory, Deputy Mayor Pam McConnell, Waterfront ... read more

Construction Progresses on Bergeron Centre at York University

Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, Lassonde School of Engineering, York
May 22, 2015 3:07 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Since celebrating its topping off ceremony back in November, the Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, the newest addition to the Lassonde School of Engineering at York University, has ... read more

Doors Open Toronto: Architectural Offerings This Year

Ontario Association of Architects (OAA), Toronto
May 22, 2015 1:45 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
With the 16th annual Great Gulf Doors Open Toronto coming up on Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24, UrbanToronto is taking a look at some of your options from this year's offerings. In ... read more

City Launches Development Notice Sign Pilot Project

The City of Toronto
May 22, 2015 12:21 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
The City of Toronto is growing and that means every corner of the city is seeing its fair share of new developments rise. With nearly every development that we see across the GTA, we also see the ... read more

The Ravine Holding Grand Opening Carnival This Weekend

Interior of the presentation centre, image by Urban Capital/ALIT Developments
May 22, 2015 11:05 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Urban Capital and ALIT Developments are hosting the grand opening for The Ravine this weekend with a bit of a twist. Carnival games, a Tiny Tom's donut truck, cotton candy, popcorn ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 22, 2015

May 22, 2015 9:10 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Dufferin Street no longer Ontario's worst road; Captain John's restaurant saga nears end as workers ready it for final tow to scrap yard; Parking apps will allow owners to rent out parking spots ... read more

Photo of the Day: The One Eighty

Photo of the Day, Toronto, One Eighty Manulife Centre
May 22, 2015 12:00 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
There are many great vantage points from which to view the city skyline. One of the most dramatic (and expensive) views comes from the 51st floor of the Manulife Centre, where the One Eighty is ... read more

Special Programs and Tours Offered at Doors Open Toronto 2015

Open Door Toronto, University of Toronto, Great Gulf
May 21, 2015 4:15 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
Since 1999 Great Gulf's Doors Open Toronto has invited the public to view Toronto's most historically significant and noteworthy buildings. This year is no different, and Doors Open ... read more

Symmetry Releases The Tree House Rooftop Collection

Rooftop terrace of Block B and communal greenspace separation, image by Symmetry
May 21, 2015 2:46 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Interest in The Tree House, a stacked townhome project by Symmetry Developments, Fortress Real Developments, and Engine Developments, has been high since the presentation ... read more

York University/Seneca College Campus Coming to Markham

13-storey tower at Rivis Road and Enterprise Boulevard, image by York University
May 21, 2015 12:42 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The Province of Ontario has announced plans for a new York University campus in Markham, to be developed in partnership with Seneca College. An anticipated 4,000 students will be accommodated ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Victoria and Gould at Ryerson

Throwback Thursday, Victoria and Gould, Toronto
May 21, 2015 10:48 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Ryerson University's campus has quickly grown in size and architectural variety. The new Student Learning Centre has been praised for its unique spaces, eye-catching design and flexible spaces and ... read more