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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 1, 2018

November 1, 2018 8:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC starts shipping new streetcars to Quebec for repairs; Work starting on Scarborough's new Milliken and Agincourt GO stations; Board of Trade says provincial ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 31, 2018

October 31, 2018 8:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
First Eglinton Crosstown LRT vehicle to be ready in November, Bombardier says; New road safety campaign ‘Art of Distraction’ launches in Toronto; New road safety campaign ‘Art of ... read more

2018 Heritage Toronto Awards Winners Announced

October 30, 2018 5:12 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
Last night, Heritage Toronto recognized community organizations, book and short publication authors, and both private companies and public agencies for their contribution to preserving and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 30, 2018

October 30, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Lawrence Heights revitalization aims to weave the community back into the city; Ford addresses funding cut for post-secondary campuses; Historical ‘Loblaw’ house for sale in ... read more

U of T Proposes New 'Architectural Landmark' Planetarium

Image from http://www.astro.utoronto.ca/about/newtorontoplanetarium/
October 29, 2018 3:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto's Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics is in the early planning stages for a new Astronomy Building, likely to be built on the northwest corner of St. George and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 29, 2018

October 29, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Every night, an army of workers descends on the subway lines. It’s dangerous work that’s claimed 3 lives since 2007; New Toronto courthouse will increase risk of gang ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 26, 2018

October 26, 2018 8:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Low turnout in the municipal election is heartbreaking; Condo prices are rising more quickly than house prices in Toronto; Gord Perks vows to fight for Parkdale-High Park on ... read more

Dynamic 31-Metre Art Installation Underway at One Bloor East

One Bloor East, Great Gulf, Ron Arad, Safe Hands, public art, Toronto
October 25, 2018 11:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With condominium residents and retail tenants moved into Great Gulf's 76-storey One Bloor East at Toronto's Yonge and Bloor intersection, another finishing touch is being added to ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 25, 2018

October 25, 2018 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Parkdale group seeks commitments from developers on affordable housing, rent increases; York U calls ‘urgent meeting’ to save planned campus after Tories axe ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 24, 2018

October 24, 2018 8:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tory confident favourable Toronto ward results will make it easier to pass his agenda; Toronto voters shake up TTC board as four members defeated; Doug Ford government cancels ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 23, 2018

October 23, 2018 9:49 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A look at the 2018 Toronto election results, ward by ward; Landslide victory for Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie; Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti re-elected ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 22, 2018

October 22, 2018 8:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Cost of condo rentals continues to rise in Mississauga; City elections are about the small stuff – and the big stuff, too; Issues of affordable housing, transit, infrastructure ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 19, 2018

October 19, 2018 7:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Waterfront Toronto, advisory panel want Quayside master plan delayed; 16 candidates vying to represent Toronto’s Beaches-East York ward; The biggest campaign promises made by ... read more

Mirvish Village Public Art Plan Pays Tribute to the Site's Past

Mirvish Village, Westbank Corp, Henriquez Partners Architects, ERA Architects
October 18, 2018 1:28 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Westbank Corp’s Mirvish Village redevelopment, now under construction at the former Honest Ed’s site in Downtown Toronto, has been largely praised for the way it approached the planning process. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 18, 2018

October 18, 2018 8:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sidewalk Labs will be a ‘catalyst’ for other innovations in Quayside; The missing middle in Toronto’s housing debate; Incumbent Gord Perks under fire during Ward 4 debate in ... read more

ULI Symposium: Harnessing the Vitality of 'Toronto Urbanism'

ULI Toronto, ULI Symposium, Toronto Urbanism
October 2, 2018 5:12 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Richard Joy is bullish about Toronto. "We're at the heart of the fastest growing urban region in North America, and the most diverse," ULI Toronto's Executive Director tells me, tallying Toronto's ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 28, 2018

September 28, 2018 8:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New chair of Metrolinx transit agency says austerity isn’t his goal; Shopify will invest up to $500-million in new Toronto office; Mammoliti among several incumbents that could lose ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Sixty Colborne

Throwback Thursday, Sixty Colborne, Freed, architectsAlliance, Toronto
September 27, 2018 10:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back almost 4 years for a southwest-facing view from King and Church streets in Downtown Toronto. In October 2014, a temporary presentation centre at the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 27, 2018

September 27, 2018 8:09 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Parkdale tenants granted stay of eviction by Landlord and Tenant Board; Faith Goldy doesn’t want to be mayor of Toronto; Decade-long battle pays off for Rexdale ... read more