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Plans Finalized for Phase One of Ontario Place Revitalization

Ontario Place, West 8, LANDinc, Toronto, Province of Ontario
June 26, 2015 12:10 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Premier Kathleen Wynne and Mayor John Tory were on hand Wednesday to announce finalized plans for phase one of the revitalization of the defunct Ontario Place site, which will see a parking lot on ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 26, 2015

June 26, 2015 9:09 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
‘A few wrinkles’ as free transit starts for Pan Am volunteers; Gardiner East: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Megacity; Toronto photographers take it ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bloor and Bedford

Throwback Thursday, Bloor, Bedford, Toronto
June 25, 2015 9:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Built between 2007 and 2011, Lanterra Developments' One Bedford replaced a block of restaurants and stores on Bloor Street at Bedford Road, just west of Avenue Road with a new ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 25, 2015

June 25, 2015 9:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Historic Bloor viaduct’s new lights will reflect the weather; Two schools planned on Toronto waterfront to share one building; Union Pearson Express hits ridership targets ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 24, 2015

June 24, 2015 8:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Relief coming for TTC riders on overcrowded Yonge subway line, but it might not last; TTC chair optimistic about new streetcars after trip to Bombardier; Fake salmon in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 23, 2015

June 23, 2015 9:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bloor Viaduct’s ‘luminous veil’ to light up for Pan Am torch relay; TTC tokens going away as Toronto says hello to the new Presto fare smart cards; How well do the new ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 22, 2015

June 22, 2015 9:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Unstoppable real estate market displaces Beatrice House shelter; New TDSB museum contains largest public education collection in Canada; New Queens Quay a redesign for ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 19, 2015

June 19, 2015 8:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Average price of new GTA home reaches new record; PM Harper pledges $2.6-billion to Toronto’s SmartTrack plan; St. Michael’s Cathedral in Toronto to close for nine months ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 288 King Street East

Throwback Thursday, 288 King Street East, TCHC, Toronto
June 18, 2015 10:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In 2006, the former Ritchie's Auctioneers and Appraisals location at 288 King Street East was picked up by Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) from Context Developments, who had ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 18, 2015

June 18, 2015 8:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto moves to expand downtown bike lanes in push to increase safety; Wind Mobile customers will have full data service on certain Toronto subway ... read more

Projexity: A Platform for Grassroots Urban Initiatives

Projexity, Toronto
June 17, 2015 12:33 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Some years ago, on Christie Street south of St. Clair, a mural was painted onto the low brick wall beside the sidewalk. It features a small portrait and a big quote, and, to the right of Jane ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 17, 2015

June 17, 2015 9:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC doubts Bombardier will meet revised streetcar order schedule; Jennifer Keesmaat walks away from interview when asked about rift with John Tory; East Side Icon Project ... read more

Checking out the Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletes Village

Pan Am games, Parapan Am Games, CIBC, Athletes Village, TO2015, Toronto
June 16, 2015 5:40 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
In 24 days, over 10,000 athletes and coaches from around the world will flood the Greater Toronto Area for the 2015 Toronto Pan Am and Parapan Am Games. Hosting such a large scale international ... read more

Planners in Public Spaces Launches Re-Vamped 2015 Season

Planners in Public Spaces (Pips), Toronto by City of Toronto
June 16, 2015 2:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Since 2013, the City of Toronto Planning Division has held an annual, month-long public outreach program called Planners in Public Spaces (PiPS). With a municipal bureaucracy that, at times, feels ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 16, 2015

June 16, 2015 8:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Take a tour inside the Toronto Pan Am Games athletes’ village; Ontario, Ottawa at odds over funding for Scarborough subway; TTC to offer 10-minute service on 47 surface ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 15, 2015

June 15, 2015 8:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Should Pearson be the Union Station of the west GTA?; Positive city report may see Adelaide, Richmond bike lanes extended; $2 billion cost of burying Gardiner Expressway ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 12, 2015

June 12, 2015 9:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto council votes for hybrid Gardiner, scoring a win for Tory; Ismaili Centre’s garden takes root in Toronto; A sense of civic failure hangs over Gardiner decision; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 11, 2015

June 11, 2015 7:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Gardiner debate a big test of Mayor Tory's hold on council; Toronto’s Pan Am Games Athletes’ Village won’t repeat same mistakes as Vancouver; Beneath the Gardiner, a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 10, 2015

June 10, 2015 9:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Gardiner East debate hits Toronto council chambers today; Detailed traffic plans unveiled ahead of Pan Am Games; Toronto swimming pool set to become a fishing hole for ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 9, 2015

June 9, 2015 9:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Why growing vegetables on the roof is the future of Toronto architecture; GO's Exhibition renovation takes Pan Am pause; TTC’s massive rush hour shutdown left commuters ... read more