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Throwback Thursday: Eaton Centre Bridge

Throwback Thursday, Eaton Centre Bridge, Cadillac Fairview, WilkinsonEyre
November 16, 2017 10:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since opening early in November, the WilkinsonEyre Architects and Zeidler Partnership-designed pedestrian bridge from the Toronto Eaton Centre to Hudson's Bay/Saks Fifth ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017 8:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
'We bonded': Doug Ford and Jagmeet Singh rate their blind date; Pickering condo development under fire; Toronto committee calls for tighter Airbnb rules; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rural Pocket

Photo of the Day, Mississauga, Britannia Farm
November 16, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view from above Britannia Farm, a pocket of undeveloped rural land surrounded by an increasingly urban Mississauga. Captured by drone and submitted to our Forum ... read more

ACO Charrette Speculates on Future of Toronto Coach Terminal

ACO NextGen Design Charrette, Toronto Coach Terminal, Art Deco heritage building
November 15, 2017 10:49 am | by Josie Harrison | Comments
On a cold, windy Remembrance Day, a group of students and young professionals gathered at historic Campbell House at Queen and University to speculate on the future of Toronto’s Coach Terminal. ... read more

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

November 15, 2017 8:49 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
King St. condo in Parkdale gets the go-ahead after protesters shut down city hall meeting; TTC budget proposal calls for fare freeze, no extra service in ... read more

IIDEXCanada: Design + Architecture Expo Returns This Month

November 14, 2017 1:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Touted as Canada’s largest National Design + Architecture Exposition & Conference, IIDEXCanada is returning to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) later this month. Part of a ... read more

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

November 14, 2017 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
First Impressions of the King Street Pilot; Transit advocates call for two-hour transfers on TTC; Reconstruction continues on first stage of Six Points Interchange; and ... read more

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

November 13, 2017 8:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Despite Bloor bike lanes, Toronto lags on cycling infrastructure, critics say; King Street pilot project seeks to curb traffic congestion, prioritize TTC ... read more

How the Shifting Retail Industry is Impacting Urban Spaces

Retail, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
November 10, 2017 2:40 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
No one can deny that the landscape of retail in Canada is undergoing a major shift. With high-profile closures such as Target and Sears, the expansion of online retailing, and the densification of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 10, 2017

November 10, 2017 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto council supports making Park Lawn GO station a priority; TTC plans to buy first electric buses, wants emissions-free fleet by 2040; Bay-Dundas bus terminal looks ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Entertainment District Skyline

Throwback Thursday, Entertainment District, Toronto
November 9, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back to 2013 for a view of Toronto's Entertainment District as seen from the upper level of an Adelaide Street West parking garage, just west of Simcoe. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 9, 2017

November 9, 2017 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Transit-friendly King Street overhaul set to launch this weekend; Toronto developer blames city delays for Museum Flats condo cancellation; TTC plans to buy first electric ... read more

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

November 8, 2017 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City council votes 36-6 to make Bloor Street bicycle lanes permanent; Council supports single fare for all transit trips in Toronto; Developers should help pay to expand ... read more

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

November 7, 2017 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto faces shortage of family-friendly condos; TTC test of new signalling system ‘exceeded expectations’; Scarborough strip mall slated for expropriation to power ... read more

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

November 6, 2017 8:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Distracted walking ban is a zombie idea that has infected the brains of reasonable people; Mural marks anniversary of ‘Leslieville’ being added to street signs; Meet the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 3, 2017

November 3, 2017 7:44 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Some Questions Raised by SmartTrack; Toronto council appoints Tory supporter to replace McConnell; Wynne, Tory move past tensions to announce Etobicoke land deal; and more ... read more

Concert Unveils Cecil Balmond-Designed 'Spectrum' at 88 Scott

Spectrum, designed by Balmond Studio, at 88 Scott, Toronto
November 2, 2017 4:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Yesterday, Concert Properties celebrated the completion of Spectrum, a major public art installation at their 88 Scott development in Downtown Toronto, with the creators of the work, Cecil Balmond ... read more

Topping Off October 2017: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off October 2017: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
November 1, 2017 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With another busy month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk now behind us, we round up October 2017's hottest stories, projects, and Forum discussions. Our Top Ten News ... read more

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

November 1, 2017 7:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto region becoming more divided along income lines; Transit, health groups call for Metrolinx reform; September GTA new condo sales on pace with 10 year average; and ... read more