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Historic Book Launch Tonight at Fort York National Historic Site

Fort York: Stories from the Birthplace of Toronto, Edited by Adrian Gamble, Book
November 1, 2018 11:00 am | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
UrbanToronto and SkyriseCities are happy to announce the launch of Fort York: Stories from the Birthplace of Toronto, an independent project edited by our very own SRC Managing Editor and resident ... read more

Magna Carta Exhibition Opens at Fort York Visitors Centre

Fort York National Historic Site, Toronto
October 6, 2015 11:34 am | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
In commemoration of the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta by King John I of England, in 1215, this seminal human rights document, along with the accompanying Charter of the ... read more

Concord CityPlace Schooner Finds New Home at Fort York

The vessel is lowered onto a flatbed truck, image by Marcus Mitanis
June 4, 2015 3:23 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The MS Jadran, more commonly known as Captain John's Seafood Restaurant, set sail last Thursday destined for the scrapyard. This week however, a 19th century schooner uncovered at Concord ... read more

Fort York Visitor Centre Officially Opens With Weekend Festival

Fort York Visitor Centre, Patkau Architects, Kearns Mancini
September 19, 2014 8:09 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The Official Opening of the Fort York Visitor Centre was held this afternoon. By most definitions, Toronto’s newest attraction, which is embedded into the ground, makes a bold statement whilst ... read more

Fort York Visitor Centre Opening Days Away

Fort York Visitor Centre, Patkau Architects, Kearns Mancini
September 12, 2014 2:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Designers of the new Fort York Visitor Centre gave a sneak peek of the new Toronto attraction yesterday, one week in advance of its official opening. The building is key to the planned ... read more

West Queen West to Fort York: Growth to Watch for in 2014

Yards at Fort York closing in on its top floor on January 16, Toronto
January 22, 2014 7:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last year saw profound growth around Toronto, and 2014 shows no signs of slowing down. read more

Concord CityPlace Arrives at Bathurst with Newton Condos

Looking west towards Newton condominiums, Concord CityPlace, Toronto
September 27, 2013 4:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Concord Adex has announced the latest addition to their Concord CityPlace community is Newton, an 18-storey condominium that will be the furthest west of all the buildings in the downtown ... read more

Fort York Visitor Centre Under Construction for Bicentennial

Fort York Visitor Centre, Patkau Architects, Kearns Mancini, Toronto
May 27, 2013 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two hundred years and one month ago—to the day—the rumbling of cannon fire shook the fledgling town of York as nearly 2,000 American troops stormed the shores immediately south of the city’s sole ... read more

Excavation Begins at First Parliament Site

First Parliament Site, City of Toronto, Toronto Public Library
November 8, 2012 4:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
In July, Toronto City Council adopted a motion put forward by councillor Pam McConnell (Ward 28 Toronto Centre-Rosedale) to expropriate the lands of the First Parliament Site at the southwest ... read more

Construction Contract Awarded For Fort York Visitor Centre

Fort York Visitor Centre, Toronto Condos, Fort York Foundation, Patkau & Kearns
October 26, 2012 11:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Harbridge & Cross Limited has been awarded the construction contract to build the Visitor Centre at Fort York National Historic Site. The building design, a joint effort by Vancouver's ... read more

UrbanToronto Adds Its 200th Entry To The dataBase… and more!

October 3, 2011 3:18 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto today proudly adds its 200th entry to the dataBase, a new section to the site which we premiered along with the overall re-design earlier this year. At the same time we are also ... read more

Three High Profile City Projects Safely In The 2011 Proposed Capital Budget?

Birds-Eye View Plan of Nathan Philips Square Renovation, Toronto
January 12, 2011 11:57 am | by Craig White | Comments
Ever since Rob Ford took the lead in the polls for the mayor's chair, many Torontonians began to worry about the fate of several initiatives that the City was pushing forward under David Miller, ... read more