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Photo of the Day: Skyline from Corktown Common

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
April 30, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the Toronto skyline as seen from a drone's vantage point above the burgeoning West Don Lands neighbourhood. Submitted by Forum ... read more

Eglinton West LRT Streetscape Proposal Presented at DRP

Eglinton West LRT, Perkins + Will, Toronto
April 29, 2019 5:45 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
At their latest meeting earlier this month, Toronto's Design Review Panel was presented with the recommended streetscape plan for the Eglinton West LRT, the planned above-ground westward extension ... read more

UrbanToronto's Growth to Watch For 2019: King/Queen West/Liberty Village Report Now Available to Subscribers

Growth to Watch For 2019, UrbanToronto, King/Queen West/Liberty Village, Toronto
April 29, 2019 3:32 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
Another year gone, another year of growth is on the way. Our annual Growth to Watch For series returns, and this year it is bigger, taller, and more comprehensive than ever before. We ... read more

Perfect City: Planner Joe Berridge Looks for Urban Magic

April 29, 2019 11:33 am | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
The perfect city. Seems like an illusive goal, no? Joe Berridge's new book, released on April 24th, takes a look at eight cities around the world (Toronto, New York, Singapore, London, Manchester, ... read more

Cladding Enclosing Tridel's Topped Out Form Condos

April 29, 2019 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
21 months after the mid-2017 construction start at Tridel's Form Condos, the 14-storey architectsAlliance-designed condominium development is quickly coming together on McCaul ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 29, 2019

April 29, 2019 7:46 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Summit to examine toughest issues facing Toronto including housing affordability; Toronto suspends loan program for Regent Park, other community housing areas; The Toronto St. Clair ... read more

Photo of the Day: South Core from the CN Tower

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, South Core
April 29, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto's South Core area, captured from the main observation deck at the CN Tower. Submitted by Forum contributor torontoboy, this shot looks east over ... read more

More Changes for Bloor & Dufferin Redevelopment Plan

Capital Developments, Metropia, Hariri Pontarini, Bloor & Dufferin
April 26, 2019 3:33 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Ever since an Request For Proposals process selected Capital Developments and Metropia to redevelop a 7.3-acre Toronto District School Board property at Bloor and Dufferin, we have been expecting ... read more

Impressive Interior Space Revealed as 51 Camden Rises

51 Camden Street, Toronto, Shim-Sutcliffe, Prowinko, Zinc, Alterra
April 26, 2019 1:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since construction commenced on a tight site at 51 Camden Street in late 2016, work has been gradually progressing for a new Shim-Sutcliffe-designed boutique hotel in Toronto's ... read more

Canderel & KingSett Launching 900 Saint Clair West Condos

900 Saint Clair West, Canderel, KingSett, Quadrangle, Toronto
April 26, 2019 11:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Developers Canderel Residential and KingSett Capital are moving forward with marketing of 900 Saint Clair West condominiums. The 12-storey Quadrangle-designed ... read more

Sponsored Post: Can you save money by bringing your business online?

Sponsored Post: Can you save money by bringing your business online?
April 26, 2019 11:40 am | by UrbanToronto Sponsor | Comments
Toronto has significantly more business activity than other places in Canada. The number of active startups in 2017 reached well over two thousand, almost 1,000 higher than in other Canadian ... read more

Hot Films for UrbanToronto Types at Hot Docs 2019

Image from Havana, From On High, courtesy of Hot Docs 2019, Toronto
April 26, 2019 9:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Time flies between Hot Docs: summer, TIFF, leaves change colour, the Holidays, politicians make all the wrong choices… and then it's Hot Docs all over again, where we get to dissect the last ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 26, 2019

April 26, 2019 8:14 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC, Bombardier reach settlement over delayed streetcars; City of Toronto staff to explore cost of climate change, legal options for compensation from greenhouse gas ... read more

Photo of the Day: Midtown Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
April 26, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a distant view of Toronto's Midtown skyline. Captured from near Lawrence and Victoria Park in Scarborough by Craig White, this angle shows the 58-storey E ... read more

Three-Tower Mixed-Use Complex Proposed at Yonge and St Clair

1535 Yonge, 22 St Clair, Wittington, Diamond Schmitt, Claude Cormier, Toronto
April 25, 2019 3:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Yonge and St Clair area could soon get a major boost in new density once a proposal submitted to the City this month is approved. The northern three fifths of the block to the northeast ... read more

Sales Decline as Greater Toronto Area Condo Prices Rise

TREB, market report, Toronto, real estate
April 25, 2019 1:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The first quarterly report of 2019 released by the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) shows a continued decline in condominium apartment sales in the Greater Toronto Area, as average home prices ... read more

Tridel Launches Marketing for Condo Towers at The Well

The Well, Toronto, RioCan, Allied, Tridel, Woodbourne
April 25, 2019 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Seven cranes mark are working away at Front and Spadina where a mega-project known as The Well is bringing over 3,000,000 ft² of office, retail, condominium, and rental ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Yonge and College Revisited

Throwback Thursday, Yonge and College, Toronto
April 25, 2019 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Early last year we ran a Throwback Thursday highlighting change at the Downtown Toronto intersection of Yonge and College streets, and now we're back for an updated look at the area's ongoing ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 25, 2019

April 25, 2019 8:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Everything to do, see, eat and drink at Stackt, Toronto’s new outdoor market made of shipping containers; Toronto's Bentway starts artist residency program; 1 in 10 ... read more

Photo of the Day: Evening Run

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
April 25, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the Martin Goodman Trail along Toronto's waterfront for an evening view of the Humber Bay Shores skyline. Captured by Forum contributor smably from the ... read more