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Bala Underpass Mural Adds Colour to Lower Don River Trail

The ribbon is cut, image by Marcus Mitanis
October 5, 2015 11:25 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
A new mural has added a splash of colour to the Lower Don River Trail. Formerly a plain concrete pedestrian and cycling tunnel, StreetARToronto (StART) has transformed the Bala Underpass with an ... read more

Pan Am Village Now, New Toronto Neighbourhood Next

Pan Am Village, West Don Lands, Canary District, DundeeKilmer, Toronto
July 7, 2015 6:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
At Cherry and Front Streets to the east of Downtown, the brand new Pan Am Village is now becoming the temporary Toronto home for 10,000 people. read more

Checking out the Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletes Village

Pan Am games, Parapan Am Games, CIBC, Athletes Village, TO2015, Toronto
June 16, 2015 5:40 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
In 24 days, over 10,000 athletes and coaches from around the world will flood the Greater Toronto Area for the 2015 Toronto Pan Am and Parapan Am Games. Hosting such a large scale international ... read more

Pan Am Athletes' Village Handed Over to TO2015 Organizers

The key to the Village is handed to TO2015 officials, image by Marcus Mitanis
February 20, 2015 3:19 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
During another blisteringly cold Winter day in Toronto, there are signs that Summer is just around the corner as the Province of Ontario officially marked the completion of the Athletes' ... read more

The Finishing Touches: Touring the Canary District

The west face of Canary Park, image by Marcus Mitanis
February 5, 2015 8:36 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Toronto's newest neighbourhood is almost ready for its closeup as finishing touches are completed on the Canary District and Pan Am Village just east of Downtown. The West Don Lands neighbourhood ... read more

Pan Am Village Legacy Discussed at Urban Land Institute Event

The West Don Lands in its current state, image courtesy of Pan Am Village webcam
February 2, 2015 1:18 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
With the Pan Am Games quickly approaching, all eyes are on the West Don Lands, an area on Toronto's waterfront that was a contaminated brownfield just a few short years ago. From July 10-26 and ... read more

Toronto Urban Land Institute Hosting Pan Am Village Panel

Pan Am Village, West Don Lands, DundeeKilmer Developments, Toronto
January 9, 2015 11:18 am | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The Toronto Urban Land Institute is organizing a panel discussion about the Pan Am Village, currently under construction in the West Don Lands, east of downtown Toronto. The panel aims to take an ... read more

West Don Lands Nearly Ready for Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games

Canary District Condos, DundeeKilmer, KPMB Architects, Toronto
November 29, 2014 5:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The days are counting down until the Pan Am Games arrive in Toronto. As of the end of November 2014 there are 222 left, to be precise. As various venues for the games continue to open, like the ... read more

Canary Park Condos Launching to the Public This Saturday

Canary Park Condos, Toronto, by KPMB Architects for DundeeKilmer
August 7, 2014 1:05 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Toronto's Lower Don Lands have moved away from their recent past as vacant former industrial sites and are developing together into one of the Toronto's newest neighbourhoods, the Canary ... read more

Ken Tanenbaum of the Kilmer Group Talks Pan Am Athletes' Village

Canary District, DundeeKilmer, 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games
June 30, 2014 12:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
UrbanToronto’s Stephanie Calvet recently sat down with Kenneth Tanenbaum, Vice Chairman of the Kilmer Group to discuss the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletes’ Village in ... read more

The Canary District: Toronto Gets a New Neighbourhood in 2016

March 28, 2014 5:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto will see something extraordinary happen in the West Don Lands in 2016: a whole neighbourhood will be born over the course of about six months. Starting that March residents will begin to ... read more

Southeast of Downtown: Growth to Watch For in 2014

Southeast of Downtown: Growth to Watch For in 2014
January 21, 2014 6:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto is growing like never before in 2014, and we have been taking you through parts of town to show you what you can expect over the course of the year. read more

Ceremonial Topping Off For Pan Am Village in West Don Lands

The last beams are hoisted skywards Canary Park condominiums, Toronto
December 6, 2013 8:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Infrastucture Ontario were the hosts today at a topping off ceremony for the Pan Am Village in the West Don Lands. The event marked the completion of concrete pours on the buildings that have been ... read more

Buildings and Infrastructure in Pan Am Village Poised for Games

West Don Lands Canary District YMCA George Brown College DundeeKilmer Toronto
September 6, 2013 12:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Preparing a city for a large scale multi-sport event is often a test of cooperation between government bodies and the hosting city, as well as a test of efficiency for event organizers, ... read more

Cooper Koo Family YMCA Topped Off in the West Don Lands

Cherry Street, Canary District, Pan Am Games, Toronto, development, YMCA
May 30, 2013 2:30 pm | by Jason Allen | Comments
Media gathers for topping off ceremony and hard hat tour of progressing Cooper Koo Family YMCA in the Canary District. read more

Construction at Halfway Point in the West Don Lands

May 24, 2013 7:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Waterfront Toronto gathered the media yesterday for a quick update on work to create a new neighbourhood for Toronto; specifcally one which will be home during August 2015 to athletes, their ... read more

Investments by Waterfront Toronto Paying Big Dividends for the Local Economy

Pan Am Village, Toronto
May 1, 2013 4:00 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
The continued revitalization of Toronto's West Don Lands and East Bayfront neighbourhoods has been big news here at UrbanToronto for some time now. Waterfront Toronto has poured money into ... read more

Photo of the Day: Burning Bulbs

Looking East, Toronto
April 11, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Although we may not be known as the city that never sleeps, if these nighttime lights are any indication we aren't getting much rest either. Today's photo of the day comes to us from our flickr ... read more

Toronto's West Don Lands Transforming for the Pam Am Games and Beyond

West Don Lands Canary District YMCA George Brown College aA Toronto
April 5, 2013 4:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yesterday we gave you a little taste of the current state of construction on the West Don Lands Pan Am Athletes Village. During the 2015 Pan and ParaPan Am Games, the Athlete’s Village will be ... read more

Neighbourhood Node: (Re)Introducing Corktown

Row houses, Bright Street, Corktown
April 5, 2013 12:30 pm | by Jason Allen | Comments
As Toronto undergoes its largest-ever revitalization, some of its forgotten neighbourhoods re-emerge from the past. One area that is definitely seeing its share of development currently is ... read more