February 7, 2013 10:41 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 'Floral Designs.' 1639 Yonge Street. 1925-ish? This is just south of the entrance to Mount Pleasant Cemetery. A greenhouse on the right of the picture peeks out. All nicely situated to ... read more
February 7, 2013 10:02 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
RioCan rails against casino; new budget chief; report on health affects of a casino; convicted cabbies; and more news.
RioCan CEO rails against downtown Toronto casino (National Post)
Councillor ... read more
February 7, 2013 1:00 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
A vantage point some aren't up early enough to witness. Today's photo of the day, taken by Forum member Empty Quarter, shows off the Toronto Marina on a sunny winter morning. The boats covered ... read more
February 6, 2013 3:10 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Condo and Office Tower developers are not the only ones reshaping our downtown core these days. One of the largest group of people that circulate through our ever intensifying core are students, ... read more
February 6, 2013 2:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The historical relationship between Toronto and Lake Ontario has never quite amounted to a peaceful coexistence. For generations, several heavy industrial sites, including the famous Gooderham and ... read more
February 6, 2013 10:52 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. November 22, 1921. 2472-2474 Yonge Street.
Now. July 2012. This is the west side of Yonge just below Castlefield Avenue. The Centro Restaurant is 2472 Yonge. I don't believe Yonge was ever ... read more
February 6, 2013 10:41 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Woodbine Live project is officially dead; real-estate firms wary of 'mega-casino'; U of T is in the middle of a 'turf war'; and more news.
Woodbine Live project stopped after impasse with U.S. ... read more
You can't deny the resemblance to New York City's Times Square when you see this image of Toronto's very own Dundas Square. It's the site of a lot of action, both on the street and high above on ... read more
February 5, 2013 2:30 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The peak winter season hasn't slowed the momentum of information sharing here at UrbanToronto. The Forum went crazy at the very end of the month when the new Oxford Place renderings came out, but ... read more
Today's photo of the day beautifully captures the tunnel effect experienced when looking down so many of the streets of Toronto's financial district. This one highlights the bright blue sky on a ... read more
February 4, 2013 5:10 pm | by Sam Larson | Comments
The City of Toronto recently launched its "Feeling Congested?" public consultation campaign. The program has the aim of engaging Torontonians on a range of issues related to transportation ... read more
February 4, 2013 4:45 pm | by Sam Larson | Comments
Infastructure Ontario and Sheridan College have issued a request for qualifications to design, build and finance Phase II of the Sheridan College Hazel McCallion Campus development in Mississauga. ... read more
February 4, 2013 10:46 am | by Sam Larson | Comments
Will Alsop designs Yonge St. condo; Kathleen Wynne must be the transportation premier; making a case for high-speed rail, and more news.
Posted Toronto Political Panel: Good grief, it costs a ... read more