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Topping Off: UrbanToronto's Hottest Database Files of 2017

The One, Mizrahi Developments, Foster + Partners, Toronto
January 2, 2018 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
To close out our Topping Off series for 2017, we are taking a look at the 10 most popular Database files, Forum Threads, and News Stories from UrbanToronto across the entire year, ... read more

Topping Off December 2017: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off December 2017: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
January 2, 2018 10:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With another busy month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk now behind us, we round up December 2017's hottest stories, projects, and Forum discussions. Our Top Ten News ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 2, 2018

January 2, 2018 8:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A neglected Toronto architectural centrepiece gets its due; Bombardier failed to meet revised target for streetcar delivery in 2017, TTC says; How well did you know Toronto in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 22, 2017

December 22, 2017 8:14 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bombardier to miss revised year-end target for TTC streetcars; Flooding forces some tenants at landmark Toronto skyscraper to relocate; Toronto’s new subway stations: ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Vaughan Metropolitan Centre

Throwback Thursday, Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station, TTC, TYSSE
December 21, 2017 9:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The December 17th opening of the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension (TYSSE) has brought the TTC's Line 1 subway to Vaughan, beyond Toronto's northern city limit. This week, we turn back the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 21, 2017

December 21, 2017 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tenants can now look up highrise building’s fire inspection reports online; CBC Museum in Toronto shutting its doors; No going back on King St. makeover; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 20, 2017

December 20, 2017 8:39 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC to explore U-Pass for Toronto’s postsecondary students; Mayor John Tory has got plans so when is the time for action?; Toronto arts hub fights for right to occupy ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 19, 2017

December 19, 2017 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Stroll through Toronto’s Distillery District to discover architectural gems; Toronto Mayor John Tory says he won't recruit slate of council candidates; Mississauga council ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 18, 2017

December 18, 2017 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto-York subway extension is now officially open; Toronto gets three new skating venues; Hamilton doesn’t need real estate bargain-hunting Torontonians; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 15, 2017

December 15, 2017 8:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Inside the Toronto subway’s big move beyond the city limits; Toronto area housing prices expected to remain flat in 2018; Lyft ride-hailing app’s impact being monitored by ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 14, 2017

December 14, 2017 8:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Fare evasion could be costing TTC almost $50 million per year, internal report suggests; Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust looking to keep housing affordable by buying ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 13, 2017

December 13, 2017 8:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
All TTC stations now equipped with cell service; Home prices set to climb on buyer demand in GTA; King St. pilot project moving streetcar riders quicker, city says; and ... read more

Royal Ontario Museum Opens Weston Entrance on Queen’s Park

Royal Ontario Museum, ROM, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
December 12, 2017 3:21 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) unveiled its restored Weston Entrance on Queen’s Park this morning, wrapping up a revitalization project by Hariri Pontarini Architects that has ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 12, 2017

December 12, 2017 7:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC must be innovative to compete with Uber, says board chair; Lyft vs Uber: 2 ride-hailing services start their Canadian battle on Toronto streets; What happened at ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 11, 2017

December 11, 2017 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bye bye, Byford, the TTC’s highly visible CEO; Residents of Twin Pines Mobile Home Park on edge amid development plans; Raccoon boards Toronto subway, causes delay as ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 8, 2017

December 8, 2017 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Bentway gets $500,000 infusion to push expansion; Councillor Minnan-Wong to seek Ontario Tory nomination for 2018 election; The TTC’s Andy Byford has woven his own ... read more

Restored 'Sam The Record Man' Sign Disappoints

Sam The Record Man, Toronto, Ryerson, Yonge, Dundas
December 7, 2017 3:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
When Ryerson University announced plans to redevelop Toronto's iconic Sam The Record Man on Yonge Street at Gould for their new Student Learning Centre, a heritage preservation deal ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Don River and West Don Lands

Throwback Thursday, Don River, West Don Lands, River City, Toronto
December 7, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back to early 2013 for a south facing view over the Don River, as seen from the Queen Street viaduct. Just shy of five years ago, this view of bridges was ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 7, 2017

December 7, 2017 8:43 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Scarborough subway plan should be reconsidered if costs go above $3.56-billion; Toronto declines call to open armouries to shelter homeless; TTC’s removal of old streetcar ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 6, 2017

December 6, 2017 8:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Half of Torontonians support King St. pilot, poll finds; Cycling rates spike in downtown neighbourhoods; Plans to buy Danforth Road plaza for subway up for debate at ... read more