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

September 10, 2015 7:49 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
North Toronto Railway Station celebrates 100 years with time capsule opening; Toronto’s drive to level playing field between Uber and taxis could mean lower fares for ... read more

Heritage Toronto Architecture Award Nominees Announced

Little Trinity Annex, Toronto, DTAH Architects, ERA Architects
September 9, 2015 11:59 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On September 8th, Heritage Toronto announced a record-breaking sixteen nominees for the William Greer Architectural Conservation and Crafstmanship category of the 41st Annual Heritage Toronto ... read more

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

September 9, 2015 7:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Brampton mayor may seek referendum on LRT; Taxi company petitions City of Toronto to lower cab fares; 180-year-old artifacts uncovered at St. Lawrence Market north; and ... read more

Toronto to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of New City Hall

Toronto City Hall, City of Toronto
September 8, 2015 4:45 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Looking every bit as bold and elegant as it did in 1965, Toronto's 'New City Hall' is set to mark the 50th anniversary of its opening on September 13th. The City of Toronto's series of free public ... read more

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

September 8, 2015 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Guild Inn restoration set to begin soon; What's next for Open Streets TO?; City of Toronto cancels 880,000 unpaid parking tickets; and more news... Guild Inn ... read more

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

September 4, 2015 8:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
MaRS now 70 per cent populated; Plaza at Yonge and Front will offer new way; $1 million-plus is the new normal for decrepit homes in hot markets; and more news... MaRS now 70 ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bathurst and St. Clair

Throwback Thursday, Bathurst and St. Clair, Toronto
September 3, 2015 9:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
St. Clair Avenue West's dedicated streetcar right-of-way has done a great deal in priming the thoroughfare for increased densities. Back on July 9, 2005, the so-called "Battle of St. Clair" was ... read more

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

September 3, 2015 8:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Forgotten TTC architecture a reminder of nixed transit plans; Inuit artists carve out a place at York University; Toronto’s Olympic chances against L.A.: Q and A; and more ... read more

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

September 2, 2015 7:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto, Vancouver luxury homes snapped up by foreign buyers; Time running out for Brampton to make decision on new transit line; ‘Unlivable’ Beach house sells for $1 ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 1, 2015

September 1, 2015 8:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto can’t afford cost of bidding or hosting Olympics, councillors say; The Evolution of Service on Queens Quay; Toronto too slow to replace cycle track bollards, riders say; and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 31, 2015

August 31, 2015 7:39 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
At 50, Toronto’s City Hall is still ahead of the curve; Captain John’s coming apart at the last port; Leaky roofs just the beginning of troubles at TCHC building; and more ... read more

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

August 28, 2015 7:44 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Catholic school board to expropriate some North York homes; Exploring Black Creek, Toronto’s mini-LA River; Narrow house seeks a broad-minded buyer; and more ... read more

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

August 27, 2015 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What the City’s Projected Surplus Means; Four amateur photographers weigh in on what makes Toronto beautiful; Google recommends taking the Union-Pearson Express, omits pricetag; and more ... read more

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

August 26, 2015 8:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Here’s what Ace Hotel’s Toronto expansion could look like; McGill student creates TTC ringtones for commuters; Planting 10 trees on a city block has health benefits ... read more

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

August 25, 2015 7:49 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
How Union Station went from ‘transportation tomb’ to destination; Artist claims city-funded sculpture rips off his work; High-occupancy toll lanes plan for GTA in the works; ... read more

Third Annual Cityfest Takes Over Concord CityPlace

Concord CityPlace, Cityfest, image by Marcus Mitanis
August 24, 2015 11:55 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
This past Saturday, just a short distance east of the action at the Canadian National Exhibition, Canoe Landing Park at Concord CityPlace played host to hundreds of attendees at the third annual ... read more

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

August 24, 2015 7:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Twin Towers a metal mystery on Eglinton Ave.; Couple who leased out their Toronto home shocked to discover it was turned into illegal boarding house; Pan Am surplus going ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 21, 2015

August 21, 2015 7:56 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Cadillac Fairview sells 30% of Toronto’s TD Centre to Ontario Pension Board; Torontonians favourable towards Uber; What Could You Buy With An Olympic-Sized Cheque?; and ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 77 Charles West

Throwback Thursday, 77 Charles Street West, Toronto
August 20, 2015 8:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The streets surrounding Bay and Bloor have been subject to much intensification in recent years, with redevelopments and infill buildings remaking the area continually. Back on December 10th, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 20, 2015

August 20, 2015 7:47 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
'Post-apocalyptic' incinerator in Toronto to be transformed into community centre; GO boosts Brampton trains and bus service to Pearson; Goodbye to Pan Am HOV lanes; and more ... read more