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News Headlines From Around The Internet For September 3, 2010

September 3, 2010 11:22 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Sunnybrook opens $188-million maternity wing (Globe and Mail) Toronto the cool: Hip, urban youth bring new life to the core (Globe and Mail) Above the concrete jungle, green roofs you ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 2, 2010

September 2, 2010 5:31 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Fixer: Graffiti gone at Fairmount Park (Toronto Star) Hume: Do patio rules make good neighbours? Toronto Star) Hamilton council to look at new Ticat site (Toronto Sun) read more

Topping Off August 2010: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Trump Tower in Toronto by Talon International and Zeidler Partnership Architects
September 1, 2010 4:58 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Construction progress on the Trump Tower, image by androiduk 10. M1+M2+Metropolis+Parkside@Metro Place (Allen&Sheppard, Liberty, 14+2x16+17s, Kirkor) read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For September 1, 2010

September 1, 2010 4:39 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
George Smitherman rolls out green ideas (National Post) Mayoral candidates face off on heritage (Globe and Mail) Fort York museum $4-million over budget (Globe and Mail) How to rent an apartment ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 31, 2010

August 31, 2010 2:34 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Smitherman promises more protection for Toronto heritage buildings (National Post) Trinity-Spadina shows growth and heritage preservation can coexist: Smitherman (Globe and Mail) The ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: The Avenue Theatre

Heritage Toronto Mondays: The Avenue Theatre
August 30, 2010 2:28 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto has partnered with Heritage Toronto to capture a moment in Toronto's past. On a weekly basis, we will both be highlighting a historic photo of the city's people, places and events, ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 30, 2010

August 30, 2010 12:15 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
City’s giant $8M flagpole may get lift from Viagra (National Post) Despite cost warnings, city approves $88M arena (National Post) 12 years later, Toronto gets its common zoning bylaw (National ... read more

And The Winner Of The NameOurCondo Contest Is...

Backstage Condos in Toronto by Cityzen and Page+Steele Contest winner Adam Thody
August 27, 2010 12:01 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Drum roll please... Backstage On The Esplanade! The winning name was submitted by Adam Thody who walks away with the $5,000 prize. Two runner-up winners received an Ipad. The winning name is an ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 26, 2010

August 26, 2010 11:30 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Lawsuit proceeds about public art at new TIFF headquarters, TTC meets to discuss new head office, Council excited about big pole + more news. read more

Toronto's Street Signs: A Microcosm Of The World

Street signs from the west end
August 25, 2010 1:09 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Just a little shrine to Toronto's eclectic set of street signage before many are converted over to those new signs with the (from what I've seen so far) rather cheap-looking, early 90s clipart ... read more

Heritage Toronto Hosts Mayoral Debate On Monday, August 30

Heritage Toronto Logo
August 25, 2010 1:06 pm | by Craig White | Comments
HERITAGE TORONTO AND THE TORONTO HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION HOSTS MAYORAL DEBATE Public forum to discuss the state of heritage On Monday, August 30th, Heritage Toronto and the Toronto Historical ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 25, 2010

August 25, 2010 12:20 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Scathing TTC service report fails to derail museum plan (Globe and Mail) Construction equipment plummets into downtown park (Globe and Mail) Picton residents try to save one-quarter ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 24, 2010

August 24, 2010 1:01 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Mayor Miller would likely win if he ran again, poll shows, Picture shows parking officers using disabled spot, Hume: Miller leaves city divided as never before + more news. read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 23, 2010

August 23, 2010 12:40 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
TTC told how to improve customer service 78 different ways (National Post) Pan Am track going to York U (Toronto Star) Hume: As a street closes, the city opens up (Toronto ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Queen's Visit

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip visiting Toronto's Bay Street in 1959.
August 23, 2010 11:11 am | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto has partnered with Heritage Toronto to capture a moment in Toronto's past. On a weekly basis, we will both be highlighting a historic photo of the city's people, places and ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 20, 2010 (The real 20th)

August 20, 2010 11:07 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Waterfront Toronto unveils ambitious new downtown neighbourhood (National Post) Details of Toronto’s newest waterfront neighbourhood announced (Globe and Mail) Plans revealed for new ... read more

Surprise: Toronto's Street Signs Make For Engaging Works Of Art

General typology of Toronto street signs
August 20, 2010 1:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Sometimes it seems that there's another style street sign for every street in Toronto, and in fact there are countless looks from over the years and from all of the former municipalities that now ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 20, 2010

August 20, 2010 1:52 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Waterfront Toronto unveils ambitious new downtown neighbourhood (National Post) Details of Toronto’s newest waterfront neighbourhood announced (Globe and Mail) Plans revealed for new ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For August 19, 2010

August 19, 2010 1:07 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Toronto’s bike lanes need to be connected (National Post) Ontario Place seeks new vision (Globe and Mail) Bloor shopping strip upgrade now expected by October (Globe and Mail) Too ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 14, 2010

August 14, 2010 6:21 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Bailão slams Giambrone over Dufferin Jog, Hume: Tim does its bit on the Danforth, City Council Plans Improved Control Over TTC Budgets + more news. read more