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Preliminary Report on Future of the East Gardiner Released

February 7, 2014 7:10 pm | by Rami Kozman | Comments
This week the City of Toronto and Waterfront Toronto released a report containing a preliminary analysis of four options for dealing with the Gardiner Expressway east of Jarvis Street, which is ... read more

Toronto Port Lands Master Plan Public Meeting Coming Up

February 6, 2014 1:00 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
On Thursday February 13, Waterfront Toronto and the City of Toronto is inviting citizens to attend a public meeting about the Port Lands Planning Framework & Transportation and Servicing ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Awards Two Public Art Commissions

The Water Guardians by Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins, image courtesy of Wate
July 17, 2013 7:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Waterfront Toronto has announced the winners for two pubic art commissions in the West Don Lands. The winners come from a short list reported on earlier by UrbanToronto to select three art works ... read more

Ten York: A Tower Evolves at Toronto's Front Door

Ten York Condos, Toronto. Developed by Tridel & Build Toronto.
June 13, 2013 4:30 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
Jointly developed by Tridel and Build Toronto, Ten York will occupy a challenging 0.6 hectare site on the west side of York Street just south of the Gardiner Expressway. Part ... read more

Waterfront Trail Longer as Mimico Waterfront Park Opens

Waterfront Toronto, Mimico Waterfront Park
June 7, 2013 2:15 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
While the highest profile work that Waterfront Toronto does is centred around the central harbour, the agency has been working hard to bring a fantastic lakefront experience across the ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Wants Your Input on the Future of the Gardiner East

Gardiner East project, Toronto
June 6, 2013 1:00 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Waterfront Toronto and the City of Toronto have announced of resumption of work on the Gardiner Expressway / Lake Shore Boulevard Reconfiguration Environmental Assessment (EA) and ... read more

The Don, the Flood, and the Berm

River City above the berm, image by CanadianNational
May 29, 2013 7:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
If you read UrbanToronto regularly, no doubt you will have seen photos of the berm being built by Waterfront Toronto along side the Don River down by River City and the new Corktown Common Park. 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

Five Cool Places to Visit this weekend at Doors Open Toronto

Waterfront Toronto Queens Quay Rendering Downtown
May 23, 2013 5:55 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Doors Open Toronto, the highly anticipated yearly urban-explorathon, is happening this Saturday and Sunday. For thirteen years Doors Open has offered you and me an oppurtunity to peak behind ... read more

West Don Lands "Name That Park" Campaign Yields Winner

May 23, 2013 12:10 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Waterfront Toronto's next major addition to the city has a new name, all thanks to a campaign in association with The Grid called "Name That Park". The campaign, which launched a month ago, sought ... read more

Improvements to Tommy Thompson Park Open For Bird Watching Season

Tommy Thompson Park Improvements Leslie Spit Montgomery Sisam Waterfront Toronto
May 13, 2013 5:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Spring migratory season is now in full swing, with nesting cormorants and patient photographers flocking to the Leslie Street Spit for what has recently become an annual tradition. I say recently ... read more

Waterfront Toronto's Public Art Competition Paves Way For More Creative City

Waterfront Toronto competition, West Don Lands Public Art Strategy
May 10, 2013 3:30 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
In a city that is growing as quickly as Toronto, and where one new high-density neighbourhood might be mistaken for the next, public art will have an increasing role to play in helping to create ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Making More of the Water's Edge Accessible

Portland Slip Water's Edge Promenade, image courtesy of Waterfront Toronto
May 9, 2013 5:45 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Waterfront Toronto continues to revitalize Toronto’s Lake Ontario shoreline, making the city's southern edge more enjoyable, accessible, and beautiful. The organization is driving one of the ... 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

Structures Rising at Pan Am Village in the West Don Lands

Pan Am Athlete's Village at West Don Lands in Downtown Toronto
April 4, 2013 5:00 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The 2015 Pan Am Games are roughly two and a half years away, so the race to complete the Pan Am Village in the West Don Lands is on. With a two-year deadline for the 14-acre development, ... read more

3C Lakeshore Waterfront Project To Transform Lower Don Lands

3C Waterfront Project at Lower Don Lands in Downtown Toronto
April 3, 2013 2:00 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The Lower Don Lands are in for a major transformation in the next decade. The expansive 5.5 hectare/13.5 acre chunk of land south of the Gardiner Expressway is currently a disused post-industrial ... read more

Underpass Park being readied for Phase Two Opening this Spring

Underpass Park, Toronto
April 2, 2013 5:45 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
While underused land is quickly being snatched up in Toronto for new density, City initiatives are also in place to improve the quality of life of its residents. Creating new parks and public ... read more

Photo of the Day: East Waterfront & Port Lands

L Tower, Toronto Condos, Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes, Castlepoint Realty, Libeskind
December 5, 2012 1:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Looking out over the east side of the city's waterfront is a peek back to Toronto's industrial past. A few smoke stacks remain over by the Port Lands and the shoreline still hints at the original ... read more

Construction Update: Pan Am Games Village

Pan Am Games Village, Toronto Condos, Dundee Kilmer, KPMB, aA, MJMA, Daoust
November 26, 2012 1:59 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Pan Am Games Village in the West Don Lands is set to change the character of the area over the next couple of years, with a forest of cranes on the site building the accommodations for the ... read more

Ground is Broken on Waterfront Toronto's Queens Quay West Revitalization

November 19, 2012 4:49 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the past few decades, our central waterfront has been de-industrialized, gentrified, and more or less transformed into a mixed-use, family friendly community. The area known today as ... read more