As 2012 gets going, we are still looking back at the best of 2011, while anticipating what the new year may have in store for those of us who follow development in Toronto. Over the last week we ... read more
Then. 'The Bank of Toronto.' Northeast corner of Dundas and Ossington, circa 1918. A wwwebster sourced picture.
Now. August 2011. Still a bank... Toronto-Dominion Bank, commonly known as 'TD' ... read more
The centenary of the subway that might have been; petty Toronto politics mustn't sink chance to do something great with the waterfront; rush to get condo plans approved amid fears of labour ... read more
Many buildings are expected to be completed in the GTA over the next 12 months, including several high profile projects. Do you have one in particular you cannot wait to see completed? Vote here! read more
Toronto saw an interesting range of new and improved public spaces completed this year. We hope you have had a chance to check out all of these over the last year. Let us know your new favourite! read more
December 23, 2011 5:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Happy Holidays from everybody at UrbanToronto - to You and Yours - and the best in the New Year!
Speaking of The Best in the new year, we will soon be asking you about The Best of the old year. ... read more
G20 compensation unevenly awarded, claimants say; Santa, jolly genius of rebranding; Toronto's urban campuses teach the lesson of urbanity; and more news.
G20 compensation unevenly awarded, ... read more
December 21, 2011 12:39 pm | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Queen and Yonge, northeast corner, circa 1910.
"New Premises, Bank of Montreal, Yonge and Queen Streets, Toronto. A Recently Erected Building Which Shows an Interesting use of Terra Cotta ... read more
Mayor Ford on a leaner Toronto: 7,000 city job cuts 'give or take'; eight books worth reading about Toronto; Toronto's unsolved mysteries of 2011; and more news.
Mayor Ford on a leaner Toronto: ... read more
December 21, 2011 12:43 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Chris Selley: The bright side of Toronto’s budget problems (National Post)
No intention of toning down in 2011, Ford says (Globe and Mail)
Too soon’ to say Sheppard subway a priority: Transit ... read more
December 20, 2011 10:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. "Prest-o-lite Building." Northeast corner of Elm and Centre, circa 1919.
Now. July 2011. Elm still exists of course, but Centre now ends a block to the south. Various university and Sick ... read more
Condo investors may head for exits; Pearson-Union Station rail link construction to kick off in the spring; and more Toronto news from the internet.
Condo investors may head for exits (Globe ... read more