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Mirvish Village Public Art Plan Pays Tribute to the Site's Past

Mirvish Village, Westbank Corp, Henriquez Partners Architects, ERA Architects
October 18, 2018 1:28 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Westbank Corp’s Mirvish Village redevelopment, now under construction at the former Honest Ed’s site in Downtown Toronto, has been largely praised for the way it approached the planning process. ... read more

Renderings Reveal Modern Interiors for Birchcliff Urban Towns

Birchcliff Urban Towns, Core Development Group, RAW, U31, Toronto
October 18, 2018 12:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With registration underway and an official launch just around the corner, new renderings highlight the features of Core Development Group's Birchcliff Urban Towns project, coming to ... read more

Sponsored Post: Urban Trends in Exterior Design

October 18, 2018 12:00 pm | by UrbanToronto Sponsor | Comments
Emerging urban style trends in exterior architecture and design are opening up new and exciting opportunities for architects and designers looking to achieve a modern, contemporary look for their ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Yonge North of College

Throwback Thursday, YC Condos, Halo Residences, Yonge, Toronto
October 18, 2018 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday presents a south-facing view of Yonge Street in Downtown Toronto, showing just over one year of change. An August 2017 view is centred on the construction of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 18, 2018

October 18, 2018 8:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sidewalk Labs will be a ‘catalyst’ for other innovations in Quayside; The missing middle in Toronto’s housing debate; Incumbent Gord Perks under fire during Ward 4 debate in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Toronto's East Bayfront Set Off by the Sun

Looking west across Toronto's East Bayfront area, image by UT Forum contributor
October 18, 2018 12:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day checks out all the recent activity in Toronto's East Bayfront area where several projects are in different stages of development. The foreground set off in by sunlight ... read more

Concord Park Place's Woodsy Park to Open Spring 2019

Looking east across Concord Park Place, with Woodsy Park at centre, Toronto
October 17, 2018 5:12 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Concord Park Place has been growing in North York for about a decade now, with the first residents having moved into Discovery—the first condo phase—in the Fall of 2011. Since then, all phases on ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 17, 2018

October 17, 2018 9:42 am | by Craig White | Comments
There's something in the air today that's tamping down most other news stories, but we have managed to find a few development and local politics stories for your edutainment: Metrolinx plans to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Not That Skyline, Another One

Looking west across Mississauga City Centre image by UT Forum contributor Jasonz
October 17, 2018 12:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
The Greater Toronto Area boasts several skylines, not just Downtown Toronto's, which rank among the most impressive in North America. To the west, Mississauga City Centre is growing taller all the ... read more

West Block Complex Rising at Bathurst and Lake Shore

Looking northeast to construction progress at West Block, Toronto
October 16, 2018 4:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
West Block—a mixed use development at the west end of Toronto's Harbourfront area, continues to grow on the northeast corner of Bathurst Street and Lake Shore Boulevard. Located where the ... read more

Pinewood Toronto Studios Expanding Again

Looking southeast to the new buildings proposed at Pinewood Toronto Studios, HOK
October 16, 2018 3:12 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto's media production sector is booming, with its growth currently being held back by a lack of new facilities to expand into. Pinewood Toronto Studios is already Canada's largest production ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 16, 2018

October 16, 2018 10:15 am | by Craig White | Comments
It's all Toronto election news today as next week's vote draws closer: Tight incumbent races in Ward 12, Ward 20 as election draws closer: poll (CTV News) Sidewalk Labs unveils draft data and ... read more

Photo of the Day: City in a 'Natural' Setting

Toronto's Skyline from the Leslie Street Spit, image by UT Forum contributor Raz
October 16, 2018 12:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the Toronto skyline from the Leslie Street Spit. The skyline rises on the horizon above the plants that are tuning the manmade headland into a natural ... read more

Bits and Pieces: Photos from the Union Station Reconstruction

October 15, 2018 4:46 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Bit by bit, the reconstruction of Union Station is coming together… it's just that no-one knows just when all parts will be complete. read more

Weston Growing More Colourful at Weston Common

Construction update at Weston Common, Toronto, Graziani + Corazza for Rockport
October 15, 2018 12:26 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Close by where Lawrence Avenue crosses the Humber River in northwestern Toronto, Weston is seeing little wave of revitalization roll in. Weston GO staton was expanded and bridges were built as the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 15, 2018

October 15, 2018 9:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Today's news puts Toronto on the map sooner than expected, looks at restoring native trees to Toronto while asking why our parks look ragged compared to Detroit's. Of course, the housing shortage ... read more

Photo of the Day: Waterlicht at The Bentway

Looking east through Daan Roosengaarde's Waterlicht installation at The Bentway
October 15, 2018 12:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view east though Daan Roosengaarde's Waterlicht installation at The Bentway this past weekend. The three-night light show illuminated the underside of the ... read more

Garrison Crossing Second Bridge Ready For Lift Overnight

Garrison Crossing site, south bridge waiting for lift, Liberty Village, Toronto
October 12, 2018 4:04 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Garrison Crossing is getting a little closer to reality as the second of its two bridges is about to be hoisted into place over the Lakeshore rail corridor. The crossing is a new pedestrian and ... read more

Crane Up for St. Lawrence Condos at Front and Sherbourne

The first crane is up at St. Lawrence Condos, Toronto
October 12, 2018 12:46 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A week after shots were posted to UrbanToronto's thread for St. Lawrence Condos of its construction site at the northwest corner of Front and Sherbourne streets in Toronto's Old Town of York area, ... read more

Huge Construction Site In Miniature: Model Views of The Well

October 12, 2018 10:42 am | by Craig White | Comments
It has not been long at all since we did our last full story on The Well at Spadina and Front, Toronto's largest construction site ever… but it's such a massive site with so much to see that it ... read more