All posts in NRU Toronto

TO post 2 Oct 26
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October 29, 2018, Comments Off

Hampered by archaic zoning by-laws and limited transit connectivity, Mount Dennis is slowly evolving from its industrial past into a vibrant and sustainable community. Historically a working-class neighbourhood in Toronto’s …

TO post 1 Oct 26

PARKDALE DEMANDS

October 29, 2018, Comments Off

A draft community benefits framework could be part of the solution to Parkdale’s affordable housing crisis. The Parkdale Community Benefits Framewor ...

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REDEFINING NEIGHBOURHOODS

October 15, 2018, Comments Off

In the second of a four-part series on planning and development in each of the city’s community planning districts, NRU sat down with Etobicoke York ...

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TORONTO WITH A TWIST

April 25, 2018, Comments Off

The Twist Gallery on Queen Street West is showcasing Toronto’s architecture and streetscapes through art. Featuring Toronto artists who depict the c ...

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    HENHOUSE PILOT
    March 12, 2018, Comments Off

    Local residents in four wards will be able to raise hens in their backyards until March 2, 2021, under a three-year pilot project announced this month by the City of ...

  • to post 1 jan 26
    HEIGHT MATTERS
    January 26, 2018, Comments Off

    An innovative, mixed-use development, which incorporates the Bloor Street United Church, has been proposed for the corner of Bloor and Huron. While the proposal offers much needed renovation to the ...

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    CROSSTOWN PUBLIC ART ANNOUNCED
    January 19, 2018, Comments Off

    The 19-kilometre Eglinton Crosstown LRT, opening in 2021, will include 25 stations and stops. At six of those stations—Mount Dennis, Caledonia, Cedarvale, Eglinton, Science Centre, Kennedy—public art elements will be ...

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    STUDENT HOUSING PROPOSALS
    January 19, 2018, Comments Off

    In a four-day competition of creativity, Ryerson students were asked to design innovative ways to increase the quality and quantity of student housing on the downtown Toronto campus. To read ...

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    BRINGING COLOUR TO THE BEACHES
    January 17, 2018, Comments Off

    Toronto’s beaches are about to get a splash of colour for the winter, courtesy of the winners of the fourth annual Winter Stations Design Competition. Designed as a way to ...

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    ALTERNATE CITY VISIONS
    January 10, 2018, Comments Off

    If you could go back and change one thing about Toronto, whether it be a building you didn’t think should be torn down or a by-law that you didn’t think ...