June 18, 2013 9:29 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Former McGuinty top aide grilled about cancelled gas plants; Toronto's storied Masonic Temple sold to IT firm; Mayor Rob Ford mayoralty on line again if Supreme Court agrees to hear his conflict ... read more
Then. 299 Yonge Street, circa 1909. The Harold A. Wilson Co. Limited
Now. April 2013. Just relying on my own memory from the '60s, '70s and '80s, the Yonge Street side of Yonge-Dundas Square, ... read more
June 14, 2013 9:24 am | by Nada Laskovski | Comments
Celebrated Toronto art deco tower victim of growth; Toronto council may be a circus, but at least it's a democracy; and more news.
Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion’s future at stake in conflict ... read more
June 13, 2013 9:45 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Toronto Police raid home connected to alleged Ford video; possible plans for Gardiner revealed; Doug Ford will not run in 2014; new turf heading to U of T; Chow accused of starting campaign early ... read more
June 12, 2013 9:41 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Council seeks electoral reform; Pickering to get new airport; Ford pushes selling Metro Hall; Ford awarded partial costs after libel case and more news.
Councillors vote to seek end of ‘first past ... read more
Then. An atmospheric nighttime picture from June 8, 1908. 'Elections Ontario.' Looks like everyone is gathered to see the results — perhaps projected onto a wall behind the photographer, I am ... read more
June 11, 2013 9:40 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Separated bike lanes introduced to Sherbourne Street; landmark on 1 Spadina Crescent to get an upgrade; city will be billed if U of T doesn't get their turf; possible closures of Hotel Waverley ... read more
Despite the common belief that master-planned developments inhibit organic community growth, neighbourhoods like Concord CityPlace are rewriting the book on high-density living with unique ... read more
June 10, 2013 9:41 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Councillors want a baby safe haven; how much subways cost; Toronto puts pedestrians first; Sherbourne bike lanes; TTC reno problems and more news.
Councillors want Ontario to set up Toronto ... read more
June 7, 2013 12:00 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Today's photo of the day comes from photographer Mike Palmer, who stars in a new online web series entitled Roaming Focus. The series follows Mike around the city, capturing the streets, vibe, and ... read more
Then. 42 Adelaide Street West. 'The New Premises' circa 1907. McLeod & Allen. I wonder what commerce they were engaged in? Another wwwebster-sourced picture; a little different than the usual ... read more
June 6, 2013 9:45 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Byford suprised by city's lack of plan for waterfront congestion; Build Toronto in turmoil; New clue in Rob Ford video scandal; a $1.1 billion development proposal; and more.
Home in Rob Ford ... read more
Here at UrbanToronto we take notice of nearly every move made by architects and engineers, as new buildings sprout throughout the region. Professionals in the fields of architecture, design and ... read more