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#CityResolve—Along the Lake, Up the Humber—ULI Bikes with Jennifer Keesmaat

ULI Bike Ride, At the Oculus on the Humber Trail, image by Craig White
November 18, 2016 7:12 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It's been a beautiful Fall in Toronto. This season, which like Spring often feels like an all-too-brief transition between the real seasons of cold and heat, has actually given us a serious dose ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 18, 2016

November 18, 2016 9:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Renting in Toronto's downtown core an increasingly competitive process; Quarter of TTC surface routes regularly exceed crowding standards; TTC set to increase fares for ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 17, 2016

November 17, 2016 9:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Here’s What the City’s Poverty Eradication Plan Has Accomplished in One Year; Indigenous heritage to be celebrated at revamped Ontario Place; Toronto's chief planner puts ... read more

Parks Canada Names Eglinton Theatre a National Historic Site

Eglinton Grand Theatre, Toronto
November 16, 2016 12:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
During the first half of the 20th century, Eglinton Avenue through Midtown Toronto was a far cry from the bustling thoroughfare we know today. In the decades before the Yonge subway first opened ... read more

Explainer: Legal Nonconforming Uses and Structures

November 16, 2016 11:07 am | by Alexander Vu | Comments
Anyone who lives in Toronto sees growth pressure as they move about the city: places that were lively decades ago and then became obsolete over the years, are being purchased, demolished, and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 16, 2016

November 16, 2016 9:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Councillor proposes earmarking condo development fees for downtown infrastructure; Toronto condominium nominated for international architecture award; Honest Ed’s hosting ... read more

Dark Age Ahead: Understanding Jane Jacobs in the Trump Era

Jane Jacobs, image via Library of Congress
November 15, 2016 5:54 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
What would Jane Jacobs do? Among many urbanists, the playful question carries its religious connotations with more than a hint of sincerity. It's not just on T-Shirts, but in headlines, and in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 15, 2016

November 15, 2016 9:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Campaign aims to boost laneway housing in Toronto; Transit advocacy group blasts reduced TTC schedules as 'outrageous'; Ontario economic update includes small rebate for ... read more

Torontonians Invited to Help Shape Future of Old City Hall

Old City Hall, Toronto
November 14, 2016 5:45 pm | by Alex Gaio | Comments
With the Provincial Courts that occupy the building set to relocate by 2021, Toronto's Old City Hall has been the topic of growing debate. As the end-date nears, the well-known heritage building ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 14, 2016

November 14, 2016 9:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto councillors want a seat at the Metrolinx table; Plan for neighbouring highrise pits parents against school board; Troubles at the Hotel X; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 11, 2016

November 11, 2016 9:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto ward changes will give more weight to downtown issues: experts; Check Out How Toronto’s Heritage Plaques Get Made; Toronto needs more 'gentle density,' planner ... read more

Eaton Centre: New Pusateri's Comes to Saks Fifth Avenue

The cheese counter features high-end products from around the world, image by Al
November 10, 2016 5:50 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
By 9:20 AM, it was hard to move though the crowd. Such was the interest in the grand opening that 10-minute coffee lines stretched long past the rush hour peak: this morning, Pusateri's arrived at ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Esplanade from Bay Street

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, Union Bus Terminal, Backstage Esplanade, L Tower
November 10, 2016 11:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday offers a look back in time over 14 years, showing some major changes in the blocks south and east of Toronto's Financial District. Back in July 2002, construction ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 10, 2016

November 10, 2016 9:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Scarborough Rouge-River voters will head to polls for byelection; SmartTrack’s Next Steps; Brampton council shocked by cost of York Region project; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 9, 2016

November 9, 2016 9:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Regent Park musical tackles 'The Journey' of revitalization; Toronto transit plan clears major hurdle at council; Ontario to outline plans to deal with rising home prices; ... read more

Photo of the Day: One Bloor East

Photo of the Day: One Bloor East
November 9, 2016 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of one of Toronto's new tallest structures. Topped out at the southeast corner of Yonge and Bloor, Great Gulf's One Bloor East is looking ever closer ... read more

Richard Florida & Adam Greenfield ask "What Shapes the City?"

What shapes the city? image by Marcus Mitanis
November 8, 2016 3:40 pm | by Alexander Vu | Comments
Bringing together two leading urban theorists, the University of Toronto's John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, & Design has announced a discussion featuring Richard Florida and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 8, 2016

November 8, 2016 9:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The SmartTrack Shell Game With TIF; York Region headquarters comes with hefty price tag; The “Webster Effect” Has a Chilling Effect on Staff and Makes for Worse Council ... read more

Public Input Sought for Davisville Parks and Public Realm Vision

Public Input Sought for Davisville Parks and Public Realm Vision
November 7, 2016 11:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Adopted by City Council back in 2014, Toronto's Midtown in Focus plan aims to improve parks and public spaces in the area. The Yonge-Davisville neighbourhood is the latest to be singled out, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 7, 2016

November 7, 2016 9:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto condo buyers may target Donald Trump to recoup losses; Major unknowns, risks in funding Tory's SmartTrack plan remain ahead of vote; Toronto Hydro mulls putting a ... read more