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George Brown Waterfront Campus Officially Open

October 30, 2012 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
October 26 marked the official opening of the new George Brown College Waterfront Campus, located off Queens Quay just west of Sherbourne. George Brown president Anne Sado was joined by ... read more

Toronto's Waterfront One of "21 Smart Communities of the Year"

Waterfront Toronto's East Bayfront development, artist rendering with block map
October 23, 2012 3:00 pm | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Waterfront Toronto has been named as one of the 21 Smart Communities of the Year and selected as semi-finalist for the 2013 Intelligent Community of the Year award. read more

Waterlink at Pier 27 Adds Livable Space to Waterfront

Waterlink at Pier 27, Toronto Condos, Cityzen & Fernbrook Homes, architectsAllia
September 17, 2012 1:27 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The bridges connecting Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes' Waterlink at Pier 27 are being installed as the development's towers reach their 14-storey height. Designed by architectsAlliance, Waterlink at ... read more

UPDATED: Rob Ford Tests The Equipment at Newly Opened Underpass Park

Rob Ford tests the equipment at Underpass Park, Toronto
August 2, 2012 10:16 am | by Craig White | Comments
Waterfront Toronto has officially opened Underpass Park at River Street in the West Don Lands, a key piece of their West Don Lands development project. The event had a number of notable photo-ops, ... read more

Photo of the Day: Underpass Park

Underpass Park, Toronto. Built by Waterfront Toronto
July 29, 2012 11:00 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
Monolithic and unrelenting, the Gardiner Expressway is our city's most maligned piece of infrastructure. Erupting from Lakeshore, the roadway courses its way through downtown Toronto severing and ... read more

Photo of the Day: George Brown's Waterfront Campus

George Brown's waterfront campus in Toronto's East Bayfront.
July 10, 2012 11:00 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
Home to George Brown's third campus, this newest addition to the East Bayfront will house the school's health sciences education learning centre. Designed by KPMB & Stantec Architects, the ... read more

Queen's Quay Revitalization Promises New Waterfront Attraction

Queens Quay redevelopment in Toronto by Waterfront Toronto, DTAH and West 8
June 5, 2012 12:32 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
UrbanToronto stopped by WaterfrontToronto's offices today for an update on the newest addition to Toronto's blue edge. In the past, the agency has received undue criticism due to improvements to ... read more

Introducing the Canary District Neighbourhood in the West Don Lands

Canary District in Toronto by DundeeKilmer Integrated Design Team
May 16, 2012 2:30 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The event we covered yesterday regarding the Canary District Condominiums not only introduced us to the first condominium to be sold within the larger West Don Lands precinct, it also provided ... read more

Canary District Condos Looking to Change Development Within Toronto

Canary District Condos in Toronto Dundee Kilmer and KPMB Architects
May 15, 2012 3:24 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Canary District Condominiums within the West Don Lands officially broke ground this morning at the corner of Mill and Cherry Streets in downtown Toronto. The ceremony was preceded by an ... read more

Vote to Recognize Sugar Beach as Top Architectural Landscape

Sugar Beach in Toronto by WaterfrontToronto and Claude Cormier and Associates
May 2, 2012 12:14 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
For those of us who are starved for enough recognition of design within Toronto, we finally have the opportunity to make our mark. The annual AZ People's Choice Awards feature a variety of ... read more

The Canary District Set to Launch in Toronto's West Don Lands

Canary District in Toronto by Dundee Kilmer
April 27, 2012 3:49 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
For all the hype and excitement we've seen regarding the West Don Lands development in the past year, it came as a bit of a shock that there's been little to no mention of the recent launch of ... read more

Photo of the Day: Hot Pink Underpass Park

Underpass Park, Toronto
April 5, 2012 9:00 am | by Evan Manning | Comments
Sourced by our moderator AlvinofDiaspar, and taken by Waterfront Toronto, this picture provides an evening view of one of the city's newest parks. Located under and around the Eastern Avenue, ... read more

Photo of the Day: George Brown Campus Waterfront Campus Nearing Completion

George Brown College Waterfront in Toronto by KPMB and Stantec Architects
April 4, 2012 8:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
George Brown College's waterfront campus is featured in todays Photo of the Day, brought to us by Forum member Rdaner. The buildling, expected to host its first lectures this fall, is situated ... read more

For Sale: LCBO Headquarters and Warehouse at 2 Cooper Street

LCBO at 2 Cooper Street in Toronto
February 14, 2012 2:07 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
An announcement made yesterday by Ontario Finance Minister, Dwight Duncan, has sparked a flurry of activity on UrbanToronto's Forum. As part of the province's plan to solve a $16-billion debt, the ... read more

Getting A Better Look At The Pan Am Village

Groundbreaking ceremony for the PanAm Village in the West Don Lands, Toronto
January 13, 2012 4:56 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Yesterday's groundbreaking ceremony for the Pan Am Village marks the start of construction for a whole new neighbourhood for Toronto, one which will be the product of many companies' and agencies' ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Sherbourne Common Brings Skating To The East Bayfront

Sherbourne Common park by Waterfront Toronto, Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg
January 13, 2012 12:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
Sherbourne Common, Toronto's newest park, opened last year to much acclaim. The park not only provides a beautiful place to play or relax but it also does a double duty as a stormwater treatment ... read more

Details of the PanAm Village in the West Don Lands Released

Looking west along Front St towards Downtown Toronto through the PanAm Village
January 12, 2012 4:08 pm | by Craig White | Comments
This morning at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts in the Distillery District, the Provincial Government, Waterfront Toronto, and the City of Toronto announced to a packed house that ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Holds First Public Consultation on Port Lands Acceleration Initiative

Waterfront Toronto Port Lands public consultation
December 16, 2011 3:33 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
This past Monday before a packed house at the Toronto Reference Library, Waterfront Toronto held the first of a series of public consultations intended to seek input and direction after City ... read more

dataBase Project of the Day: River City Condos

River City condos Toronto by Urban Capital and Saucier + Perrotte Architects
November 29, 2011 4:32 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
As we near the end of 2011, we have the daunting task of looking back and reflecting on what developments and projects sparked the most conversation amongst city builders and urban design junkies, ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Waterfront Toronto's Underpass Park Coming Along Nicely

Underpass Park Toronto By Waterfront Toronto
October 25, 2011 11:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Work is proceeding nicely on Waterfront Toronto's new Underpass Park. Today's Photo Of The Day, taken by UrbanToronto Forum member androiduk, shows the current progress on the project. Image by ... read more