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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 19, 2016

January 19, 2016 9:47 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two studies produce different SmartTrack projections on ridership; Real estate board predicts ‘policy ceiling’ will curb Toronto homes prices; Tory's budget plan asks for ... read more

UPDATE: Ryerson Architecture Lecture: Vertical Village

Ryerson Architecture, MVRDV, Toronto
January 18, 2016 1:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
UPDATE: Ryerson's Department of Architectural Science has announced that a lecture and panel discussion planned for later this week has been moved to a larger location in anticipation of a high ... read more

Toronto Planning Hosts Pop-Up Info Stations for Midtown in Focus

Midtown in Focus, City of Toronto Planning Department
January 18, 2016 11:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The City of Toronto's ongoing series of City Planning pop-ups, meant to increase local awareness of the City's Midtown in Focus initiative, will continue this month with three new pop-ups ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 18, 2016

January 18, 2016 9:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
John Tory's 2016 Toronto budget plan to be revealed; Plan in the works to redesign King Street; Spadina subway extension a classic Toronto transit screwup; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 15, 2016

January 15, 2016 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
John Tory’s SmartTrack transit plan for Toronto getting smaller, cheaper; Toronto’s wish lists go nowhere when tax talk is forbidden; City issues RFP for smart traffic ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bathurst and Lake Shore

Throwback Thursday, Lake Shore Boulevard, CityPlace, Toronto
January 14, 2016 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the span of less than two decades, Concord Adex's master-planned CityPlace community has reimagined a large swath of former railway lands into a vertical community with several high-rise ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 14, 2016

January 14, 2016 10:51 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx Finalizes Eglinton Crosstown Station Names; Amateur photos of waterfront mark area’s transformation; Bonuses and foreign buyers boost luxury real estate market; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 13, 2016

January 13, 2016 10:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Fate of Toronto’s Garden of the Greek Gods hangs in the balance; What if City Council actually talked about buses?; Metrolinx board of directors to discuss Crosstown station ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 12, 2016

January 12, 2016 9:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx unveils downsized Davenport rail bridge designs; Toronto Community Housing needs $200 million from city; Canadian housing starts fall in December as condo ... read more

Winning Entries Revealed for 2016 Winter Stations Competition

Aurora Borealis by Laurentian University. Sudbury, Ontario.
January 11, 2016 1:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following on a successful inaugural year, RAW Design, Ferris + Associates, and Curio's Winter Stations Design Competition is back for another year to transform lifeguard ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 11, 2016

January 11, 2016 9:39 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mount Dennis residents want greener tech for Eglinton LRT; New Toronto homeless shelter could open in Leslieville; TTC 2016 Budget Update; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 8, 2016

January 8, 2016 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Details of Toronto’s mysterious rooftop rink revealed; Toronto's Bike Share program to get new equipment this spring; New York Times tells us what's so great about Toronto; and ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Sherbourne and Adelaide

Throwback Thursday, Duke Street, Adelaide, Sherbourne, Toronto
January 7, 2016 11:44 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Our Throwback Thursday series usually doesn't need to delve too far into the past to uncover major changes to Toronto's streetscapes. While most of these articles highlight recent additions to the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 7, 2016

January 7, 2016 10:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Greater Toronto Area’s home sales surge to record heights in 2015; From a sweat lodge to a mini-putt course, what’s on the roofs over Toronto heads; How a Forest Hill ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 6, 2016

January 6, 2016 9:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What is the city’s most iconic building, Toronto?; Your 2016 Metropasses are now a collector’s item; Mystery hockey rink appears atop Bay St. office tower; and more news... What is ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 5, 2016

January 5, 2016 9:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's laneways to take centre stage in 2016; Revised plan for Union Station’s lower concourse approved; Honest Ed's appears on Guardian list of 50 global buildings; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 4, 2016

January 4, 2016 9:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Great (and less great) moments in Toronto NIMBYism; TTC fare hikes go into effect; Why the city has left some cash-generating tools in its back pocket; and more ... read more

Happy Holidays From UrbanToronto!

December 24, 2015 1:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
We wish all our readers a safe and happy holiday season! Our offices will be closed until January 4th as our team takes a well-deserved break from tracking the countless developments reshaping our ... read more

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

December 24, 2015 9:55 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Uber, SmartTrack remain issues for John Tory heading into 2016; A European expert's take on the TTC; Retailers look to jam more living into smaller homes; and more news... A European expert's ... read more

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

December 23, 2015 8:52 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Former Dieu du Ciel brewmaster to open brew pub in Toronto's east end; Drone flights prompt federal warnings; Warm weather helps Toronto save its plow budget for a snowy day; and more ... read more