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Minto30Roe Begins Construction Near Yonge and Eglinton

Minto30Roe, Toronto
March 21, 2013 2:47 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Downtown is not the only neighbourhood whose parking lots are going out of fashion these days. The ever-growing urban node centred around Yonge and Eglinton has certainly seen its fair share of ... read more

BILD Announces People's Choice Award Nominations: Vote Now

Toronto skyline viewed from the east
March 21, 2013 1:32 pm | by Editor | Comments
The Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) has announced the nominations for its second annual People's Choice Award. Here's your chance to weigh in on which project you think ... read more

Then and Now: 36 Mutual Street

36 Mutual Street, Toronto, circa 1923
March 21, 2013 9:56 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 36 Mutual Street. Appliance warehouse, meter repair shop and garage, circa 1923. Picture sourced by wwwebster. Now. September 2012. This city block has been a parking lot for going on 40 ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 21, 2013

March 21, 2013 9:44 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Ford pushes for cut on land transfer tax; More green space coming to Yonge and Wellesley; Wynne changes odds of a casino; Sutton Place Condos meets resistance and and more news. ‘Absolutely’ ... read more

Photo of the Day: View From Yorkville

Aura Condo rising, Toronto
March 21, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
It's easy to forget, when considering Toronto's skyline, that our downtown extends much deeper into the city than the wall of of towers along the lake would visually imply. There is a new and ... read more

Design of E Condos Evolving Into Future Yonge & Eglinton Landmark

E Condos Roy Varacalli Metropia Riocan Bazis International Toronto
March 20, 2013 5:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Midtown’s de-facto capital is growing exponentially. With five active construction sites and up to a dozen high-rise proposals in the immediate vicinity, Yonge and Eglinton has become a ... read more

Market Wharf Nearing Completion; Public Art Renderings Released

Market Wharf by Context Development
March 20, 2013 4:40 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Market Wharf, developed by Context Development and designed by architectsAlliance, has started occupancies in the tower. This 33-storey condo located in the St. Lawrence Market neighborhood is ... read more

Work is Underway on the Market Street Makeover

Work gets underway on fixing up Market Street, Toronto
March 20, 2013 4:00 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
The pedestrianization of our streets has been a long, uphill battle in our car-centric city for along time now, but  the past few years have seen some modest progress. Partial closures of ... read more

Blythwood at Huntington Bringing Luxury Living to Lawrence Park

Blythwood at Huntington condo in midtown Toronto by Tridel and Concert
March 20, 2013 3:30 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The Blythwood at Huntington is the newest condominium development on Bayview Avenue in Toronto's tony Lawrence Park area. Jointly built and developed by Tridel and Concert Properties, the Kirkor ... read more

Zoning Sought for a 55-Storey Tower at 481 University

481 University Avenue Davpart Smith Company B+H Architects Toronto
March 20, 2013 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the past few years University Avenue has seen a string of new development proposals, some like the Shangri-La now realized, all hoping to add height to the streetscape. Should they be ... read more

Then and Now: Dundas and Bond

Dundas and Bond Streets, Toronto, 1912
March 20, 2013 9:58 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. May 9, 1919. Dundas and Bond looking south.  Now. September 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for March 20, 2013

March 20, 2013 9:56 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
TTC head apologizes for subway delays during Monday night rush-hour; experts say L.A. style transit funding may be right for Toronto; City Hall dumps little know by-law about biking in twos; seven ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sunset and Snowstorm

Toronto skyline at sunset during a snowstorm
March 20, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This shot comes from UrbanToronto's Flickr pool and was captured by photographer a99lo just last night during the brief snowfall we experienced. That's Queen's Park in the middle as we look ... read more

Penthouses at The Carnaby Bring Loft Living to West Queen West Skyline

Carnaby, Streetcar Developments, TACT architecture
March 19, 2013 4:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Everything about The Carnaby is 'urban-styled.' Currently under construction, the boutique condo in trendy West Queen West is now debuting its penthouse suites collection, bringing modern ... read more

New Guidelines aim to improve Toronto Green Roofs and the City

Extensive Green Roof, Toronto
March 19, 2013 2:30 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Toronto's City Planning division has produced a new resource called Guidelines for Biodiverse Green Roofs, detailing best practices for promoting biodiversity on green roofs in Toronto. Green ... read more

A Timeline of The Madison's Progress at Yonge and Eglinton

The Madison Madison Homes Kirkor Architects Eglinton Toronto
March 19, 2013 1:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Excavation work is nearly complete in preparation for Madison Homes’ eponymous twin-tower condominium development, The Madison. Work at the site on Eglinton Avenue, two blocks east of Yonge, ... read more

Then and Now: Dundas and McCaul

Dundas and McCaul Streets, Toronto, 1912
March 19, 2013 9:52 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
The Case of the Shrunken Building on the northeast corner of Dundas and McCaul. Then. March 6, 1912. Now. March 2013. Compare the Then and Now photos to see how much of the building was removed ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 19, 2013

March 19, 2013 9:42 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Board of Trade favours new taxes to pay for expanded transit; TTC to explain Monday's 'unacceptable' delays; Toronto lawyer to appeal Rob Ford conflict-of-interest ... read more

Photo of the Day: Village Rooftops

Bloordale Village, Toronto
March 19, 2013 12:00 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
UrbanToronto's Flickr pool has been receiving quite a number of contributions lately, like this one from Vik Pahwa, who shares this photo overlooking south Bloordale Village from a ... read more

Clear Spirit and Gooderham Condos Extend Toronto's Skyline Eastwards

Clear Spirit and Gooderham condos, Distillery, Toronto by architectsAlliance
March 18, 2013 6:10 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The panorama from Toronto's Harbour shows the growing development at the Distillery District in the larger context of the city. Various UrbanToronto Forum members have pointed their cameras in the ... read more