Bay Street's newest denizen is looking to establish itself at the southeast corner of Bay and Gerrard, coming onto the scene with a provocative design sure to start some conversation. We've been ... read more
City council begins work on an Olympic bid; Yonge-Dundas Square a living, breathing part of our city; environmentally-conscious burials and residents are fed up with big-box development in Leaside ... read more
New UrbanToronto Forum member pmurdoch posted a series of images recently following the big storm that briefly touched down in Toronto, but wreaked considerable damage north of the city. In ... read more
Forum member Red Mars has been diligently following the construction progress (or lack-thereof, for a period of time) at 399 Adelaide Street West for the past two and a half years. The images ... read more
Revised plans for Camrost-Felcorp's Yorkville Plaza have been listed on the City of Toronto's planning page for 21 Avenue Road, including renderings that reveal not one but two new buildings that ... read more
For months now, the discussion of a large new mixed-use building on the site of the current Holt Renfrew flagship store has been a hot topic among UrbanToronto Forumers. Located at 50 Bloor Street ... read more
Then. Residence of James S. Worts, 441 Avenue Road (on SE corner of Balmoral). Geo. W. Goiunlock, Architect. Circa 1910.
Now. June 2012. The present building looks to be about 1940-ish to my ... read more
What's it like to live in a city without plastic bags?; despite Ford's fumbles, the city is in good hands; audio walking tour is a spine-tingling experience + more news.
Your questions answered: ... read more
June 7, 2012 11:00 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
In the midst of an extended honeymoon, the attention of architectural enthusiasts continues to be drawn to the Absolute World Condos in Mississauga City Centre. The decision of Fernbrook Homes ... read more
Long regarded as one of the most desirable residential neighbourhoods in the city, the condo boom and construction of the Crosstown LRT will further boost development along the Yonge and Eglinton ... read more
The politics behind the planning process is anything but tidy. Driven by market logic to maximize revenue by selling the greatest number of units permissible on a site, developers often meet stiff ... read more
We pick up our interview with Brad Lamb following Part 1 where we mostly delved into the early stages of Lamb's career.
Now that some of your projects are getting larger, public art contributions ... read more
We featured the CAMH redevelopment a few weeks ago, just as construction and finishing touches on the public elements were being applied. Since then construction crews have cleared out of the way ... read more
Naturally occurring cultural districts; Toronto kills the plastic bag; contracted company caused flooding at Union Station; living next to the creepiest house in Toronto; an interview with a ... read more
June 6, 2012 11:00 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
Sourced by Forum member CanadianNational, today's image brings us back to Toronto's not-so-distant past. With the notable absence of Scotia Plaza and Brookfield Place, many of the signature ... read more