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Richard Florida Diagnoses A New Urban Crisis at ULI Symposium

Urban Land Institute, Toronto Symposium 2015, Richard Florida
November 4, 2015 6:08 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Taking the stage to deliver a keynote address at the Urban Land Institute's (ULI) inaugural Toronto Symposium, renowned urbanist Richard Florida wasted no time in proclaiming his admiration for ... read more

Interrogating the Urban Future at ULI's Toronto Symposium

Urban Land Institute, Toronto Symposium 2015
November 4, 2015 1:54 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
This week, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) hosted its inaugural Toronto Symposium, bringing together hundreds of professionals and urban thinkers from around the world to create new dialogues in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for November 4, 2015

November 4, 2015 10:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario government shaves $2-billion off Eglinton Crosstown LRT price tag; Brampton should not count on LRT funding, says minister; What You Need to Know About Toronto’s ... read more

City of Toronto Named Finalist for C40 Cities Awards

City of Toronto Named Finalist for C40 Cities Awards
November 3, 2015 4:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto is being honoured as a finalist in the upcoming C40 Cities Awards, planned to take place on December 3rd 2015 in Paris during the COP21 climate negotiations. The awards, a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for November 3, 2015

November 3, 2015 9:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Study takes hard look at ‘well-being’ of Vaughan; How City Council Procedure Works; Federal Liberals reaffirm rejection of island-airport jets; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Autumn Sunrise Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, sunrise, autumn
November 3, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The mercury is dropping and Torontonians are bracing for another six months of hibernation while still enjoying the crisp fall air and changing colours. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted ... read more

Topping Off October 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off October 2015
November 2, 2015 11:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Time to round up another month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk in Toronto, with a look at our hottest news stories, dataBase files, and Forum threads from the month of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for November 2, 2015

November 2, 2015 9:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Riders mock 'ridiculous' names for Eglinton LRT stops; Coalition of economists prescribes road tolls as a solution to congestion; Toronto taxi base fares drop by $1; and more ... read more

Siamak Hariri Lecture Opens New Architecture Exhibit at Ryerson's Cocker Gallery

Bahá'í Temple of South America, image courtesy of Hariri Pontarini
October 30, 2015 3:08 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On October 29th, Siamak Hariri took to the podium at Ryerson's School of Architecture to introduce the Paul H. Cocker Gallery's new exhibit, which celebrates the design evolution and engineering ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 30, 2015

October 30, 2015 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A short history of Toronto street names; Toronto's Aga Khan museum seeks tax exemption; Brampton drives another nail in its own coffin; and more news... Brampton drives ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Lower Church Street

Throwback Thursday, Lower Church Street, Toronto
October 29, 2015 10:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's St. Lawrence neighbourhood is known for its historic charm, but new modern additions are not uncommon in this area of the city. Back on August 12, 2006, construction was ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 29, 2015

October 29, 2015 8:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC Will Take Legal Action Against Bombardier; 'Military artifact' found at Toronto construction site; Markham NHL arena was on thin ice from the beginning; and more ... read more

Toronto Symposium Welcomes World's Leading Urban Thinkers

Urban Land Institute
October 28, 2015 2:40 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On November 2nd and 3rd, a global delegation of of urban thinkers and innovators will congregate in Metro Toronto Convention Centre for the Urban Land Institute's (ULI) 2015 Toronto Symposium. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 28, 2015

October 28, 2015 8:51 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto wants to make it easier to set up sidewalk patios; Brampton says no to millions in provincial transit line funding; Another record month for new low-rise home prices; ... read more

City of Toronto to Host Talk on Net-Zero Buildings

TransformTO, Talk Transformation, City of Toronto
October 27, 2015 4:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Prime Minister-designate's ambitious climate change policy could translate to major changes in how we address emissions and threats to the environment in Canada, and it will take the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 27, 2015

October 27, 2015 8:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This Toronto home is an architectural marvel. It also costs $23 million; Mississauga remakes Lakeview’s long-lost waterfront; TTC "too full" to attract expected ridership ... read more

UrbanToronto is Expanding: Social Media Coordinator Position Available

October 26, 2015 10:00 am | by Editor | Comments
UrbanToronto and our brand new sister site SkyriseCities.com are seeking a Social Media Coordinator to join our team. If you are a team player with an entrepreneurial spirit, we want to talk ... read more

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

October 26, 2015 8:56 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s geography of inequity; Toronto Buskerfest in jeopardy without Scotiabank support; TTC union head Bob Kinnear won’t step aside after all; and more ... read more

UrbanToronto Launches SkyriseCities

SkyriseCities, skyline
October 23, 2015 2:25 pm | by Brianne Benness | Comments
We have some big news! UrbanToronto has launched a sister site at SkyriseCities.com. On SkyriseCities, you can connect to the world’s highrise development community. read more

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

October 23, 2015 9:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bike lanes and paths easier to build under new rules; TTC breaks riders satisfaction record with Pan Am plan; Return of the long-form census excites the experts; and more ... read more