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Photo of the Day: Through the Tunnel

Photo of the Day, Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
September 2, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since opening last year, Ripley's Aquarium of Canada has become one of Toronto's most popular tourist destinations, often with line ups around the block on weekends. The 135,000 square-foot ... read more

Topping Off April 2014: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping off April 2014: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
May 1, 2014 4:00 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
April was yet another fast-paced month for UrbanToronto, with many projects approaching completion and beginning to more closely resemble their renderings. Since last month, the weather ... read more

Congratulations to our Ripley's Aquarium of Canada Winners

February 20, 2014 4:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto is pleased to say congratulations to Melanie DeSouza and Ryan Deonarine, who each won a pair of tickets to tour Ripley's Aquarium of Canada in our recent write-in contest. We know ... read more

CONTEST: Win Tickets to Ripley's Aquarium of Canada!

Toronto skyline circa 2007
January 28, 2014 5:55 pm | by Editor | Comments
Our friends at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada have passed along tickets to give away. If you haven't checked out Toronto's newest attraction yet, here's your chance! Before you can enter the contest, ... read more

A Year of Impressive Growth in Toronto's New Southcore

Ice Condos, Southcore Financial Centre, Delta, Ripley's Aquarium, Infinity
December 18, 2013 1:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto is a city on a lake, but one that we pushed away from the downtown over the years with new land for railways and shipping. When Great Lakes shipping declined we began to reclaim the ... read more

Topping Off November 2013: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off November 2013, UrbanToronto
December 2, 2013 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With over 2.75 million views this month, including around 225,000 unique visitors, it has been another big month for UrbanToronto. To round up the highlights of the last month, we have collected ... read more

Photo of the Day: Inside Ripley's Aquarium of Canada

Ripley's Aquarium Canada Grand Opening, Toronto
October 23, 2013 12:00 am | by James Bombales | Comments
Toronto's newest tourist attraction opened to the public last week and UrbanToronto's Jack Landau took part in some of the action. The 135,000-square-foot aquarium holds over 5.7 million ... read more

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada Opens at the base of the CN Tower

The new Ripley's Aquarium of Canada is located at the base of the CN Tower
October 16, 2013 3:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
With all of its construction delays behind it, Ripley's Aquarium of Canada opened this morning at the base of the CN Tower in Downtown Toronto. The new Ripley's Aquarium of Canada is located at ... read more

Topping Off August 2013: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Loblaws proposal, Toronto
September 3, 2013 2:50 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
As the summer comes to a close, the squeals of children playing outdoors fades as parents ship them off to school, and the blistering heat slowly transitions to crisp autumn air. It's also a time ... read more

Exhibits Moving Into Ripley's Aquarium of Canada

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada B+H Architects CN Tower Toronto
July 25, 2013 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We are less than two months away from our first look inside the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, and with opening day coming quickly, exhibits are now being installed in the 135,000 square-foot ... read more

Topping Off May 2013: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

MP John Carmichael, Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong, Mayor Rob Ford, Deputy Mayor
June 3, 2013 2:05 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Unfortunately Toronto has been in the world news lately for the antics of its mayor, not for displays of creative or dynamic development nor urban design best practices. Fortunately, Torontonians ... read more

Progress at Ripley's Aquarium Hinting at the Finished Look

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada B+H Architects CN Tower KDA Toronto
May 17, 2013 4:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the months trickling down to days until the planned August opening, the race is on to prepare the building for the public at what will undoubtedly become one of Toronto’s busiest attractions. ... read more

KDA Interventions Transform and Personalize Toronto Public Space

137 Yonge Street, LED lighting, Kramer Design Associates
May 17, 2013 3:45 pm | by Jason Allen | Comments
Toronto's look and feel comes from more than the work of architects, landscape designers, and planners. Kramer Design Associates is one of the firms whose work also permeates our bustling town. read more

Topping Off April 2013: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Ripley's Aquarium Of Canada Toronto
May 1, 2013 2:30 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The past month at UrbanToronto has been quite eventful. Our Twitter page has just hit over 20,000 followers, our Facebook page is approaching 4,000 fans, and the city of Toronto is growing faster ... read more

CN Tower and the Ripley's Aquarium Race to Summer Openings

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada B+H Architects CN Tower Toronto
April 8, 2013 6:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Few parts of Toronto see as much tourist traffic as the area surrounding the base of the CN Tower. Each year, millions of visitors from across the globe stand at the base of this monolithic ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rising South Core

Downtown Toronto south core
February 13, 2013 1:00 am | by Sam Larson | Comments
There are cranes and construction all over the place in the south core. Ïce is rising steadily in the background, while Ripley's Aquarium of Canada is taking shape in the foreground. ... read more

Ripley's Aquarium Taking Shape

Ripley's Aquarium and Ice Condos
January 16, 2013 3:34 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Do you think your aprtment building or condo tower is crowded with too many residents? Well try sharing your living space with 13,500 other inhabitants; that is what the aquatic creatures at the ... read more

Topping Off December 2012: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

One Bloor East, Toronto, Great Gulf Homes, Hariri Pontarini Architects
January 4, 2013 1:14 pm | by Editor | Comments
The last month of the year was a busy one at UrbanToronto. The Forum was a hotbed of discussion, as always, with the most talked-about project being One Bloor East. In the news, a stunning ... read more

Topping Off November 2012: What's Hot On UrbanToronto

Globe and Mail, Toronto Condos, Globe and Mail, KPMB Architects
December 3, 2012 6:30 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
November has been another busy month for us here at UrbanToronto. The most visited story of the month was the cancellation of the Globe and Mail's new head office at Front and Spadina, prompting a ... read more

Topping Off October 2012: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Mirvish & Gehry Toronto, Toronto Condos, Gehry International, David Mirvish
November 2, 2012 12:59 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
It has been another busy month here at UrbanToronto, with lots of discussion going on in our Forum on some very high-profile development announcements. Needless to say, it's all kept us very busy ... read more