April 30, 2013 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The building and development industry celebrated the best in design, construction, sales and marketing at the 33rd annual BILD Awards on Friday, April 26. Over 1,100 industry professionals ... read more
Then. King Street and Leader Lane. Leader Lane is on the right. Circa 1920?
Now. September 2012. Well, there's a survivor back there; the white and brown building, which can 'just' be glimpsed ... read more
April 30, 2013 9:46 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Toronto Zoo's giant panda exihibit is scheduled to open for the public on May 18th after much debate with CUPE 1600; local flag designer takes on project to represent Toronto's neighbourhoods; ... read more
April 30, 2013 12:00 am | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
As avid readers may be aware, UrbanToronto likes to feature the downtown east of Toronto due to its dramatic sightlines and proximity to the core. Today's photo of the day, from Forum member Razz, ... read more
April 29, 2013 4:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It used to be in Toronto that height was the number one issue when considering new buildings. That's not necessarily so anymore; many people now would rather talk about how a project meets the ... read more
April 29, 2013 11:45 am | by Craig White | Comments
The average size of condo units for sale in Toronto gets a bit smaller every year; as the price of land goes up, something must come down to keep the units affordable. We hear again and again from ... read more
Then. Queen Street looking east from Baseball Place. December 26, 1954.
The place of baseball alluded to in this long-gone laneway was Sunlight Park.
Before Rogers Centre, before Exhibition ... read more
TTC chair Stintz and other councillors want Scarborough subway revived; reclaiming suburbia, one strip mall at a time; commemmorating the Battle of York; and more news.
In Pictures: An outdoor ... read more
April 29, 2013 12:00 am | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
Just as Canada is a nation of immigrants, Toronto is a city of immigrants. Waves ebbed and flowed, and the ethnicities and origins of migrants have changed, but for years Bay and Dundas was the ... read more
April 26, 2013 6:26 pm | by Craig White | Comments
There are countless things to say, and discuss, about the Mirvish+Gehry proposal for King Street West in Downtown Toronto. The condo and cultural centre development has been presented for ... read more
April 26, 2013 6:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
If you're a documentary film buff, you're not reading this—because right now you're in a theatre in Downtown Toronto!
Wait, that's not right: I'm a documentary film buff and I'm not in a theatre ... read more
April 26, 2013 4:10 pm | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
The vast majority of condominium suites in Toronto come with balconies or terraces, and they certainly raise unit value, but is this outdoor space that we all claim is essential really being well ... read more
April 26, 2013 2:40 pm | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
Ryerson University's School of Interior Design (SID) is holding an end-of-year exhibition of student work entitled "[in]sid RAW"—a nod to the raw talent of SID undergraduates. The exhibit will ... read more
April 26, 2013 2:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Few changes have impacted the burgeoning Greater Toronto Area in recent years as much as new commercial and residential development that has stretched outwards in the suburbs and upwards in the ... read more
April 26, 2013 2:00 pm | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
Tarion Warranty Corporation, regulator for the new home building industry in Ontario, is exploring the feasibility of providing coverage for condominium conversions. The decision was announced at ... read more
Then. York Street, looking north from just north of Front. Royal York Hotel on the right. No rhyme or reason for this one; other than I like the happy family, their stiff sided suitcase and the ... read more
April 26, 2013 9:44 am | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
More religious leaders side against a casino; debate over Toronto's transit funding (or lack thereof) heats up; TTC riders getting a larger say; the passing of a development giant; and more ... read more
April 26, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Commute times are projected to improve for some of the hundreds of thousands of commuters that take GO Transit on the average weekday. The recent announcement of imminent service increases on the ... read more
April 25, 2013 6:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
In 2012 Canada Post was looking to relocate the services of three of its Toronto post offices into a unified modern facility, and called for proposals. The Rockport Group's site on Wicksteed ... read more