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News Headlines For June 3, 2010

June 2, 2010 11:03 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Fast train to nowhere (Globe and Mail) Nanticoke offers to host Oakville’s power plant (Toronto Star)  Sunlight Park Carhouse? (Steve Munro) TTC Transit Stuff Reaches the End of the ... read more

Heritage Toronto Walks For June 2010

Heritage Toronto Walks For June 2010
June 1, 2010 11:56 am | by Craig White | Comments
On weekends from May to October, Heritage Toronto offers guided walks of neighbourhoods and special places across the city. Learn the stories behind the people, landscapes and historic buildings ... read more

Topping Off May 2010: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Trump Tower in downtown Toronto by Talon International and Zeidler Architects
June 1, 2010 11:46 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Tied for 10th place: 10. St Lawrence Market North (4s) & One Bloor (1 Bloor East, Great Gulf, 65s, Hariri Pontarini)  9. The Berczy (51-61 Front St E., Concert, 13s, IBI ... read more

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Cawthraw Mulock House

Heritage Toronto Mondays: Cawthraw Mulock House
May 31, 2010 8:58 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 events, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 31, 2010

May 31, 2010 12:35 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
A landscaped lunchroom at City Hall (National Post) The Posted Toronto Political Panel: Transit plan jumps the rails (National Post) An oasis at the top of City Hall (Globe and Mail) Reality ... read more

Prime Minister Harper and The Aga Khan at the Aga Khan Museum + Ismaili Centre

Prime Minister Harper and The Aga Khan at the Aga Khan Museum + Ismaili Centre
May 29, 2010 9:46 am | by Craig White | Comments
The Aga Khan and Prime Minister Stephen Harper were in Toronto on Friday to officiate at the foundation ceremony of the Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre on Wynford Drive in Don Mills. Several ... read more

News Headlines From Around The Internet For May 28, 2010

May 28, 2010 9:15 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Peter Kuitenbrouwer: City Hall’s green roof is a triumph (National Post) George Smitherman’s transportation plan: speed up subway construction, extend LRT (National Post) Aga Khan in ... read more

Daily Poll 32 for May 27, 2010: Pug Awards Summerside

Summerside condos Toronto
May 27, 2010 1:37 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Here's the thirty-second building up for this year's Pug Awards, for which we hope you will take the time to vote both here and at the Pug Awards' official site. Our take on the Pugs is an ... read more

Doors Open 2010: U of T Scarborough Campus

U of T Scarborough campus, Toronto
May 27, 2010 12:01 pm | by Craig White | Comments
University campuses include some of the most interesting buildings across the GTA, and over the years many of them have been included on Doors Open. This year, one might be curious about the new ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 27, 2010

May 27, 2010 12:32 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Spiritual head of Ismaili Muslims returns to Toronto, Smitherman will vow to expand subway, LRTs, Peter Kuitenbrouwer: More ice is nice, even if rink faces hurdles + more news. read more

Heritage Toronto Walks

iTours by Heritage Toronto
May 26, 2010 1:51 pm | by Craig White | Comments
With Doors Open coming up this weekend, we have another week without Heritage Toronto walks to publicize... but we do have another very good idea of Heritage Toronto's to tell you about: the ... read more

Doors Open 2010: Ask An Architect at Diamond and Schmitt

SickKids Research and Learning Tower Toronto by Diamond + Schmitt
May 26, 2010 1:44 pm | by Craig White | Comments
There are quite a number of architectural offices open to the public at this year's Doors Open, and they will likely all be quite interesting. This year one of the city's most renowned practices ... read more

News Headlines For May 26, 2010

May 25, 2010 11:04 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Canadian regions wipe out municipal efforts at being green: study (Globe and Mail) Toronto to house only Islamic art museum in North America (Toronto Star) Public to get say on Don Lands ... read more

Doors Open 2010: The Gardiner Museum And McKinsey & Company

The Gardiner Museum, part of Doors Open 2010
May 25, 2010 9:41 am | by Craig White | Comments
Doors Open takes place this coming weekend at 146 buildings across Toronto, with most buildings open to visitors both days. Some buildings only open for either the Saturday or the Sunday ... read more

News Headlines For May 25, 2010

May 25, 2010 12:18 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Pension fund once planned takeover of GTA utilities (Toronto Star) What’s going on with 10 major projects around the GTA (Toronto Star) Time to chat about road tolls: transport ... read more

News Headlines For May 22, 2010

May 21, 2010 11:03 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
A space with too much volume: the Hearn generating station (National Post) Don’t fence me in (National Post) Canadian cities mark “new deal” milestone (Toronto Star) Hume: ... read more

Doors Open 2010: Two Attractions at the John Street

John St. Roundhouse and Toronto Railway Heritage Centre Toronto
May 21, 2010 1:23 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A week tomorrow - Saturday May 29 - and continuing on Sunday May 30 - 146 buildings across Toronto will throw open their doors and lay out the welcome mat for a public eager for a peak at places ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 20, 2010

May 20, 2010 10:10 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Mayoral candidates eye Metrolinx partnership (Globe and Mail) Controversial condo towers visible above Queen’s Park approved (Globe and Mail) Managing disruption key to LRT: Metrolinx ... read more

UrbanToronto supports Team Mikey Walk of Life

UrbanToronto supports Team Mikey Walk of Life
May 20, 2010 9:57 am | by Craig White | Comments
The weather was beautiful, the surroundings were inspiring, the turnout was amazing, and spirits were soaring at the 2010 GTA Walk of Life®. On Saturday, May 15, over 1,500 people gathered at the ... read more

Heritage Toronto Walks: Toronto Ferry Boat Trillium

Toronto Ferry Boat Trillium
May 19, 2010 9:59 am | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto's much loved ferry boat, the Trillium, celebrates her centenary this year! Join Heritage Toronto and author Mike Filey, a champion for the ferry's restoration, for dinner and a cruise of ... read more