How toronto renames its streets; architecture is an instrument for civility; construction site nightmares; the people's turn to talk casinos; and more news.
Data finds location is everything for ... read more
January 11, 2013 10:46 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. King and Bright, northwest corner, circa 1899. 'King Street East Church,' says the description. This was known as 'Peoples Church,' originally, from 1866; then King Street Methodist Church ... read more
January 11, 2013 10:42 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Elementary schools open despite protest; plagiarism and budget problems at TDSB; extra money in city's budget; fuel spill in Don River; casino public consultation meeting format to be tweaked; ... read more
January 10, 2013 10:41 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Public consultation leans towards no for a casino; cuts to the Fire Department deadly?; school Board director apologizes; Metrolinx wants to know what you think + more news.
Toronto casino ... read more
Then. Parker's Dye Works, circa someone-will-have to-tell-me. I'm guessing...1900-ish? Bismarck was a small east-west street that was situated where the Metro Reference Library is now. Fittingly, ... read more
January 9, 2013 10:46 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Budget committee suspends hiring freeze; restarting Gardiner assesment; lots of casino talk; energy use in Ontario schools; terrible commuters + more news.
Budget committee suspends hiring freeze, ... read more
Then. August 21, 1939. 153 - 155 Strachan Avenue.
Now. July 2012. Those old cottages are long gone. They may have been documented just before their demolition as the present houses seem to be ... read more
January 8, 2013 10:48 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Little change predicted in housing market; Doug Holiday going for mayoral appointment if Ford loses appeal; tough parking enforcement in Etobicoke; bike lanes proposed on Richmond and Adelaide; ... read more
This moody and mysterious shot of Rosedale subway station was captured a few nights ago by UrbanToronto publisher Edward Skira. He's been having a great time with Instagram lately, and this is ... read more
January 7, 2013 10:49 am | by Nada Laskovski | Comments
Mayor Rob Ford's immediate political fate at stake in appeal hearing; advocacy group sys Toronto can fund subways with casino dollars; TTC's customer service initiatives seem to be working; and ... read more
January 4, 2013 7:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto's readership comes from a diverse cross-section of society, but most readers would be happy to be labeled as architecture buffs or enthusiasts, if they are not already architecture ... read more
The last month of the year was a busy one at UrbanToronto. The Forum was a hotbed of discussion, as always, with the most talked-about project being One Bloor East. In the news, a stunning ... read more
No new lines, but some GTA transit improvements on track this year; legal crusaders lead a quiet fight for cyclists and pedestrians; and more news.
Toronto gives notice to appeal shark-fin ... read more
Toronto's year of public transit; Ford enjoys brief moment of peace at New Year's Levee; how will Toronto health care cope with population growth?; and more news.
2012: Toronto’s year of public ... read more