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

April 6, 2017 8:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's waterfront revitalization shifts eastwards; Downsview station to become Sheppard West next month; What's driving Toronto house prices through the roof? Experts ... read more

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

April 5, 2017 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto-area home prices jump 33% in a year; City explores possibility for a Parkdale community superhub; Experts give John Tory some Scarborough subway advice; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 4, 2017

April 4, 2017 8:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor Tory Pushes Province to Fund Downtown Relief Line; Exemption provides little relief, say tenants of Toronto's 401 Richmond; Tenants at two west-end condos see rent ... read more

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

April 3, 2017 8:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Etobicoke’s ‘spaghetti junction’ to be transformed to make room for all road users; Departing CEO Bruce McCuaig optimistic about future of Metrolinx; Federal Liberals ... read more

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

March 31, 2017 8:47 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rental bikes rolling into Toronto's Beaches; Canadian court approves bid for Trump tower in Toronto; Toronto City Council approves next steps for "Scarborough Subway"; and ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Casey House

Throwback Thursday, Casey House, Toronto
March 30, 2017 9:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday highlights a recent major change on the block bounded by Jarvis, Isabella, and Huntley Streets, just south of the Bloor and Ted Rogers Way intersection. Restoration ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 30, 2017

March 30, 2017 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The TTC wants you to take a stand on its escalators; Toronto council approves new bylaw to protect tenants; City looking for public feedback on short-term rentals; and ... read more

Explainer: Energy Regulation With Double-Skin Façades

Shanghai Tower, image by Flickr user Xiquinho Silva via Creative Commons
March 29, 2017 10:00 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
This week, SkyriseCities' 'Explainer' returns with a look at double-skin façades, which are gaining popularity as a tool to ameliorate air flow and energy performance in new buildings. Here in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 29, 2017

March 29, 2017 8:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Council pushes Scarborough subway project forward after marathon debate; Metrolinx scraps Eglinton Crosstown gas plant for ‘innovative’ battery ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 28, 2017

March 28, 2017 8:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tory makes unsubstantiated claims in support of subway plan; TTC powers up Line 1 Yonge - University subway extension to Vaughan; How busy will the Scarborough subway ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 27, 2017

March 27, 2017 8:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's time for Toronto's wealthy to step up for the city; Toronto still more than $7 billion short for transit projects even after federal budget funding; How can Ontario ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 24, 2017

March 24, 2017 8:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Transit advocates worry about Metropass costs; Airbnb says it should pay the same in tax, not more, than hotels; Toronto’s laneways have been overlooked but are waiting to ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Building

88 Scott Street, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
March 23, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday proves that all major changes aren't obvious. Turning back the clocks to August 2013, and demolition had just begun at the seven-storey 1951 Royal & Sun Alliance ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 23, 2017

March 23, 2017 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC report looks at impact of driverless buses; Federal Budget Demands That Transit Users Pay More; Councillor asks for study to limit, regulate chain stores; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 8:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC ridership is lower than expected for January and February; Surging sales of $1-million-plus Toronto homes fuel calls for new measures; Judge questions Metrolinx’s ... read more

U of T Daniels Lecture: The Critical Voice in Architecture Today

March 21, 2017 11:47 am | by Alexander Vu | Comments
The University of Toronto's Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design has announced a lecture featuring speakers Kenneth Frampton, Keller Easterling, and Craig Buckley. Held ... read more

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

March 21, 2017 8:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario rent control bill would hurt supply, critic says; Time is of the essence in Eglinton Crosstown LRT fight; Kristyn Wong-Tam Questions Mayor Tory’s Integrity After Cheat ... read more

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

March 20, 2017 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Five housing items Councillor Ana Bailao wants in the federal budget; Transit advocates plan panel on future of Scarborough transit; Toronto high school students pitch ... read more

Daniels Faculty of Architecture Hosting Multiple Events March 24

University of Toronto, Daniels Faculty of Architecture
March 17, 2017 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto's John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design has a big day planned later this month, with four different events planned for Friday, March 24th. ... read more