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Throwback Thursday: 7 St. Thomas

Throwback Thursday, 7 St. Thomas, Hariri Pontarini, Toronto
March 15, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns the clocks back 7 years for a before and after comparison of an infill office project in Toronto's Bay and Bloor area. Back in December 2010, a block of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 15, 2018

March 15, 2018 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto transit plans get major boost from federal, provincial governments; Toronto’s Long-Term Financial Plan; Leslieville condo dwellers start a climate change ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 14, 2018

March 14, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC proposes deeper discounts for college and university students; With Ford out of the running, Toronto mayoral race now wide open; Residents oppose plans to build meat ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 13, 2018

March 13, 2018 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC internal report on fare evasion raises red flags over lost revenue; Toronto facing a massive $1.42 billion budget gap in five years; Eight times drivers couldn’t ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 12, 2018

March 12, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
How rampant development and poor planning left residents of this Etobicoke neighbourhood stuck in traffic; Pedestrian deaths won’t end as long as Toronto panders to cars and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 9, 2018

March 9, 2018 9:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Architect of Yonge-Dundas Square describes it as ‘extraordinarily ugly’; Our addiction to driving is costing lives, and more; Toronto Days photo exhibit brings city’s recent ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Skyline from Riverdale

March 8, 2018 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to the east edge of Riverdale Park for a popular postcard view of the changing Toronto skyline. Back on a snowy February day in 2014, a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 8, 2018

March 8, 2018 9:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
How Jay Pitter is amplifying Black voices in city-building; Scarborough residents criticize SmartTrack plan at public meeting; Coxwell TTC Station now accessible; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 7, 2018

March 7, 2018 9:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The risks of becoming a Google city; Metrolinx Continues Its Pursuit of Hydrogen Trains; Court dismisses councillor’s request to appeal Toronto’s decision on ward ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 6, 2018

March 6, 2018 9:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Backyard hens get the green light in four wards; Toronto-area home prices drop 35% but more homes on the market; From hostage training exercises to mobile grocery stores, ... read more

Ryerson University Hosting "Barcelona: the Metropolis of Cities"

Joan Busquets at Barcelona: the Metropolis of Cities at Ryerson University
March 5, 2018 12:24 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Ryerson will be opening its doors on Thursday, March 8th to host Barcelona: the Metropolis of Cities, a lecture and exhibit discussing how contemporary issues of the 21st century give shape to new ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 5, 2018

March 5, 2018 9:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The GTA's population is booming — but not necessarily in the right places; The challenge of urban density — They can see the school from their balconies but their kids can’t ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 2, 2018

March 2, 2018 9:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Wynne sidesteps questions about former transportation minister pressuring Metrolinx over new stations; Amazon headquarters or not, massive Toronto East Harbour office project ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Princess and Front

Throwback Thursday, Front, Princess, Toronto, 88 Scott, L Tower
March 1, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back just over three years, for a west-facing view of Downtown Toronto captured from the Princess Street and Front Street intersection. Back in early ... read more

Topping Off February 2018: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off February 2018: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
March 1, 2018 11:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With another busy month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk now behind us, we round up February 2018's hottest stories, projects, and Forum discussions. Our Top Ten News ... read more

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

March 1, 2018 9:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s Bentway will be a new platform for public art; YRT's Richmond Hill Centre Terminal extension opens February 18; BMO to build new 'urban campus' across from ... read more

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

February 28, 2018 9:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto city-hall committee votes against REimagining Yonge proposal; Toronto committee narrowly avoids resurrecting the Sheppard subway; Good quality of life ‘just a ... read more

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

February 27, 2018 9:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto to sell off almost 800 TCHC-owned buildings; Yonge St. bike lane battle returns to city hall; Metrolinx, Loblaw to pilot grocery-pickup service at GO Transit ... read more

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

February 26, 2018 9:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Del Duca attempted to win approval for two more GO stations that were rejected by Metrolinx; Councillors turn down requests to build two condo towers on ... read more

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

February 23, 2018 9:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Local non-profit Park People seeks pilot ideas to rethink Toronto’s outdoor spaces; Province moves ahead with pursuit of trains powered by hydrogen fuel cells for GO ... read more