All posts in NRU Toronto

  • to post 2 jan 19
    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 ...

  • to post 1 jan 19
    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 ...

  • to post 1 jan 12
    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 ...

  • to post 2 jan 5
    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 ...

  • to post 1 jan 5
    IN CONVERSATION
    January 10, 2018, Comments Off

    In the short term, the city’s acting chief planner sees his transition into the role as seamless for the department. Over the long term, he has big plans. He wants ...

  • to post 1 dec 22
    2017 TORONTO YEAR IN REVIEW
    December 22, 2017, Comments Off

    2017 marked the 20th anniversary of the founding of NRU Publishing and the launch of its Toronto edition. Since the publication’s inception, the volume and complexity of planning issues in ...

  • to post 1 dec 22
    ASSESSING ALTERNATIVES
    December 22, 2017, Comments Off

    A section of Yonge Street in North York may soon be transformed into a vibrant, pedestrian-oriented mainstreet, but disagreement remains about the design of the road. Hesitant to approve a ...

  • to post 2 dec 8
    ADAPTING TO NEW USES
    December 8, 2017, Comments Off

    A development proposal to transform Toronto’s last slaughterhouse into a mixed-use campus-style community may soon go forward, but some questions remain about proposed building heights and their configuration on the ...

  • to post 1 dec 8
    BUILDING CONNECTIONS
    December 8, 2017, Comments Off

    A busy North York intersection, long considered simply a place to pass through, will soon be transformed by development, both of new communities and transit infrastructure. To ensure that this ...

  • to post 3 nov 17
    CITY MOVES FORWARD WITH RAIL DECK PARK
    November 17, 2017, Comments Off

    Two development applications signs adorn the edge of the rail deck site at Spadina Avenue and Iceboat Terrace. On the left is the city’s proposal for Rail Deck Park; on ...