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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 21, 2017

September 21, 2017 7:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sorry Toronto, data shows Calgary and Denver are in a horse race to win Amazon’s HQ2; ‘Find a better way,’ Tory says of $1.64M drain feature at St. Lawrence ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 20, 2017

September 20, 2017 7:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City of Toronto considers $1.64M glass viewing feature for 1831 drain; Metrolinx blames Bombardier for latest Finch West LRT delay; City urged to try dockless bike sharing; and ... read more

Indigenous Group UNCEDED to Represent Canada at 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

UNCEDED, 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, Canada, Toronto
September 19, 2017 4:10 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
At a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Simon Brault, Director and CEO of the Canada Council for the Arts, announced that a collaboration of Indigenous designers joining under the name UNCEDED ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 19, 2017

September 19, 2017 7:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC seeks out alternative streetcar suppliers after Bombardier delays; Traffic wardens coming to Toronto streets in 2018 after successful pilot project; Sidewalks and the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 18, 2017

September 18, 2017 7:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto-Montreal corridor among finalists for hyperloop competition; Living nearly off the grid in Riverdale; What is the Kirby GO station and why did it get approved?; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 15, 2017

September 15, 2017 7:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Foreign buyers retreat from Ontario market in wake of new tax; Metrolinx pledges greater transparency after GO station controversy; Toronto’s hotel scene is about to get ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 14, 2017

September 14, 2017 7:44 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GTA municipalities team up in ‘blockbuster bid’ for Amazon headquarters; Free Wi-Fi goes live at all TTC subway stations; Sale of Centreville carousel could be in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 13, 2017

September 13, 2017 6:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Crisanti out as Tory's deputy mayor after he throws in with Doug Ford; Metrolinx announces ‘thorough’ review of controversial GO stations; Moody’s predicts falling house ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 12, 2017

September 12, 2017 7:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
BetterTO organization turns focus on Toronto's social housing crisis; City must ‘talk the talk’ to make prudent planning decisions; Toronto Needs Stickier Streets; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 11, 2017

September 11, 2017 7:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doug Ford, Rob Ford's brother, to run for mayor of Toronto in 2018; Doug Ford, Rob Ford's brother, to run for mayor of Toronto in 2018; Hamilton church aims to dig up ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 8, 2017

September 8, 2017 7:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Queen West’s Lisgar Park sets new standard for seating; Mattamy Homes CEO donates $10 million to St. Joseph’s Health Centre; Toronto’s Lower Don Trail to reopen later this ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 83 Redpath Avenue

Throwback Thursday, 83 Redpath, Benvenuto, Toronto
September 7, 2017 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday covers a condominium development tucked away on a side street of Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton neighbourhood. Back in April 2009, construction had recently risen ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 7, 2017

September 7, 2017 7:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Brampton council endorses $150M university plan; Toronto condo proposal opposed by Margaret Atwood should undergo mediation, community council votes; Cyclists are ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 6, 2017

September 6, 2017 7:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto-area average home price falls for 4th month; Spadina Subway extension from Toronto to York Region to open on December 17; TTC to spend $500K to measure subway air ... read more

LESS IS MORE OR: TD Centre Installation Lit Long Weekend Sky

TD Centre, 50th anniversary, Toronto, Financial District, Aude Moreau
September 5, 2017 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A Nuit Blanche-style art installation dominated Toronto's skyline over the Labour Day long weekend, with the Modernist exteriors of Mies van der Rohe's iconic TD Centre serving as the canvas for ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 5, 2017

September 5, 2017 7:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TD Centre marks 50th anniversary with minimalist message in the sky; Toronto public schools struggle to keep up with condo boom; TOCore and Jennifer Keesmaat’s legacy; and more ... read more

Topping Off August 2017: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off August 2017: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
September 1, 2017 9:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With another busy month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk now behind us, we round up August 2017's hottest stories, Database files, and Forum threads. Our Top Ten News ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 1, 2017

September 1, 2017 7:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yorkville faces another wave of change; Yonge St. businesses to get reduced property tax bills; When is it heritage and when is it hiding from the city’s evolution and ... read more

Step Inside the Mind of Rem Koolhaas at Bloor Hot Docs Cinema

REM, Hot Docs, Rem Koolhaas, Tomas Koolhaas, Toronto
August 31, 2017 3:42 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
The architectural profession has a habit of taking a select few game-changers—those individuals and offices that have had a profound impact on architecture and our built environment—and elevating ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 31, 2017

August 31, 2017 7:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Woodbine bike lanes here to stay but traffic management may be tweaked; Observers taken aback by Margaret Atwood condo controversy in Toronto; What's a better name for the ... read more