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Throwback Thursday: 288 King Street East

Throwback Thursday, 288 King Street East, TCHC, Toronto
June 18, 2015 9:45 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 7:10 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 11:33 am | 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 8:11 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 4:40 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 1:20 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 7:55 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 7:45 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 8:22 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 6:50 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 8:03 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 8:05 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

City of Toronto to Develop a Comprehensive Ravine Strategy

Bloor Street Viaduct, Don Valley, Toronto
June 8, 2015 1:18 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
On June 25th, the City of Toronto will host a public consultation on the future of the city's ravines. To be held at Metro Hall (room 308/309), from 6:30-8:30 PM, the Parks, Forestry ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 8, 2015

June 8, 2015 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC subway shutdown strands thousands of commuters across Toronto; Groundbreaking infrastructure law a boon for at-risk youth; Why the Gardiner East terms of reference ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 5, 2015

June 5, 2015 7:51 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
‘Seismic shift’ at City Hall might impact Gardiner voting; Ontario to add 15 MPPs, move to earlier 2018 election date; Ship pulls out after 180 years; and more ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bremner Boulevard view of South Core

Throwback Thursday, Bremner Boulevard, South Core, Toronto
June 4, 2015 9:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The area south of Downtown Toronto's rail corridor has been extensively built out in recent years, with new residential and commercial buildings as well as some important upgrades to the public ... read more

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

June 4, 2015 7:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bike Share won't expand in time for Pan Am Games; Queens Quay signature street features unveiled; Living the highrise life: Toronto filmmaker shines a light on ‘vertical ... read more

Schooner Uncovered in Concord CityPlace to move to Fort York

Concord CityPlace, Newton, Forward, Fort York, schooner
June 3, 2015 2:47 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month's discovery of a 19th century schooner at the excavation site for Forward and Newton condos in Concord CityPlace received plenty of media coverage. Dating back as ... read more

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

June 3, 2015 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto island airport tunnel likely won’t be ready for Pan Am Games; Five lessons for Toronto from cities that demolished freeways; Toronto street signs a reminder of ... read more

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

June 2, 2015 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ex-mayor Crombie says Tory is wrong to back Gardiner Expressway rebuild; Toronto expands recycling program to include items like dry cleaning bags; New data finds ... read more