Today's photo of the day is a view of Bay Street, as seen from Brookfield Place. The geometric sculpture plays against the grids of the Royal Bank and TD Centre towers. Look carefully and you'll ... read more
February 1, 2013 6:30 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Today we roll out Suite Spot, a new occasional feature on UrbanToronto where we do our best to give the curious urban observer and the prospective buyer an idea of what you can expect out of ... read more
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford rejects downtown casino advice in letter from ex-mayors; that time they banned street parking downtown; TTC debuts revised version of its Rocket subway train; and more ... read more
February 1, 2013 1:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
As our booming metropolis grows we now more often get the chance to re-envision some of our historic buildings not just in purpose but also in design. Today's photo cranes our necks upwards at the ... read more
January 31, 2013 10:41 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Wynne eager to reform transit funding; Cadillac Fairview and MGM strike deal for Toronto Casino; Ford happy about newsstand deal review; and more news.
Incoming Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne says ... read more
January 31, 2013 1:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Although Toronto — at least in its core — is not a city like San Francisco or Vancouver where urban life rises and falls along steep hills and dramatic shifts in the landscape, we do have ... read more
January 30, 2013 5:50 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Few new developments in recent Toronto history have attempted to truly grab hold of or perhaps redefine the cultural ethos of their surroundings like the recently completed TIFF Bell Lightbox and ... read more
January 30, 2013 10:51 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 208 Queen Street West, circa 1980 or so, I'm guessing. The Queen Mother Cafe was established in 1978. This is a black and white picture that shows nicely the ability of b&w film to show ... read more
January 30, 2013 10:41 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Toronto sets warm weather record; exploring zone-based fares; company offers new bid for TTC newsstand operation; Markham arena debate continues; and more news.
Toronto sets warm-weather record, ... read more
The 1882-built Toronto Silverplate Building features prominently in this shot by UrbanToronto Forum member Atlantis. The shot focuses on construction progress at Freed Development's Fashion House ... read more
January 29, 2013 10:24 am | by Sam Larson | Comments
George Brown Campus pumps new energy into Toronto's Waterfront; thriving downtown lures jobs back to the core; campaign to explore the future of Toronto transit unveiled by chief planner; and more ... read more
January 29, 2013 1:00 am | by Sam Larson | Comments
Across the snow-covered lake, we see the new waterfront developments creeping along the once industrial lakeshore. This photo, taken by Forum member Jack Landau from the portlands on a gloomy ... read more
January 28, 2013 10:56 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. We are looking in a SW direction; the drugstore across the street is the NW corner of Parliament and Queen. August 1959.
Now. July 2012. It's still a furniture store across the street — ... read more
January 28, 2013 10:46 am | by Sam Larson | Comments
Wynne makes history as first openly gay premier in Canada; Mayor Ford remains vulnerable in head-to-head, poll finds; how the TTC used to deal with overcrowding; and more news.
Don’t turn ... read more