February was quite exciting UrbanToronto. To round up the highlights of the last month, we have collected the 10 most popular news stories, forum threads, and dataBase files of November.

156 Front Street West seen from Union Station, image by AS+GG Architects and B+H Architects

The city was abuzz with news of a proposed development at 156 Front Street West. It was lauded for its design and the grand architectural statement it will make in Toronto. The Gardiner was also in the news with City Council's debate about its future. With lots of new development occurring in the Southcore district, UrbanToronto reported on how well the developers are attracting tenants to these state-of-the-art towers as well as news on Sun Life Financial moving into the neighbourhood.

Our Top Ten News Stories

1. First Renderings Appear for Cadillac Fairview's 156 Front West

2. Preliminary Report on Future of the East Gardiner Released

3. New Office Tower Stacking Plan Shows What's Available in Toronto

4. World's Biggest Bookstore Site To Become 'Restaurant Row'

5. Revitalization Continues to Transform Union Station Area

6. Cadillac Fairview Goes With AS + GG Architects for 156 Front West

7. Dundas Square Gardens Condo to Enliven Moss Park Area

8. CentreCourt Development's Core Condos Sells Out in 3 Weeks

9. Downtown Toronto: Growth to Watch For in 2014

10. Sun Life Financial Relocating to One York Street

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada rendering, courtesy of B+H Architects

Impressively Ripley's Aquarium of Canada once again tops our dataBase list. There is quite a lot of buzz around Toronto's newest attraction, despite the lukewarm reaction it received when it was initially announced. There are a few mainstays on the list, but one of the newest - Dundas Square Garden - has had its "hero" rendering draw the ire of many, while 1 Yorkville is receiving mixed reviews.

Out Top Ten dataBase Files

1. Ripley's Aquarium of Canada

2. 156 Front West

3. Dundas Square Gardens

4. Aura at College Park

5. YC Condos - Yonge at College

6. 1 Yorkville

7. One Bloor East

8. Union Station Revitalization

9. The Well

10. Sun Life Financial Tower & Harbour Plaza Residences

Ïce Condominiums rendering, courtesy of Lanterra Developments and Cadillac Fairview

Our Forums were busy with discussions and updates on the myriad of developments occurring in Toronto, but these ten were the ones that saw the most activity.

Our Top Ten Forum Threads

1. Ïce Condominiums at York Centre

2. Bay Adelaide Centre East Tower

3. Sun Life Financial Tower & Harbour Plaza Residences

4. Theatre Park

5. One Bloor East

6. L Tower

7. Ten York

8. Aura at College Park

9. U Condos

10. Ryerson Student Learning Centre

Look for our recap on March's hottest news stories, dataBase listings, and Forum threads next month!

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