All posts in NRU Toronto

  • to-post-1-jan-8
    PRIORITIZING PEDESTRIANS
    January 8, 2021, Comments Off

    A recommended design concept for the reconstruction of downtown Yonge Street that is emerging through an environmental assessment proposes the prioritization of pedestrian traffic on downtown Yonge by widening existing ...

  • to-post-1-dec-31
    KEEPING DEVELOPMENT MOVING
    December 31, 2020, Comments Off

    Putting set expiration dates on building permits could be a way to force work to continue on construction projects that have stalled, but it is not clear that such a ...

  • to-post-dec-11
    CLARIFYING SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
    December 11, 2020, Comments Off

    The City of Toronto has proposed a draft planning framework establishing a city-wide approach for development of sensitive and high-occupancy land uses in proximity to rail infrastructure. The city says ...

  • to-post-1-dec-4
    A PLACE TO GROW AT LANSDOWNE
    December 4, 2020, Comments Off

    A two-tower residential and retail development proposed by KingSett Capital just west of Lansdowne subway station could be a harbinger of transit-oriented development to come for a neighbourhood expected to ...

  • to-post-1-nov-27
    THE NEXT FRONTIER
    November 27, 2020, Comments Off

    If approved, a major development project will go a long way towards expanding Ryerson University and bringing its physical facilities closer to the scale of those of other Ontario universities. ...

  • to-post-2-november-20-2020
    A CATALYST FOR CHANGE
    November 20, 2020, Comments Off

    The City of Toronto is moving ahead with a dramatic development that will transform the 581-bed Seaton House men’s shelter into a new shared social services facility, which the city ...

  • to-post-1-november-20-2020
    SHOWCASING REVITALIZATION
    November 20, 2020, Comments Off

    The United Nations is creating a space to showcase the Regent Park revitalization and share its innovative approach to low-income community revitalization on a global stage. UN-Habitat is partnering with ...

  • to-post-2-november-13-2020
    SCARBOROUGH JUNCTION TRIANGLE
    November 13, 2020, Comments Off

    If approved, a proposal for a massive redevelopment project will intensify the lands around a Scarborough GO station and create a new urban centre. Republic Developments and Harlo Capital are ...

  • to-post-1-november-13-2020
    GROWING WITH INFRASTRUCTURE
    November 13, 2020, Comments Off

    Two Official Plan Amendments (OPAs) being proposed by the city aim to provide a blueprint for future development in the Keele-Finch neighbourhood, harnessing anticipated population and employment growth and leveraging ...

  • to-post-2-october-30
    MAINTAINING VILLAGE CHARACTER
    October 30, 2020, Comments Off

    A mixed-use development proposed for the existing site of a popular Gay Village venue has sparked concern among residents of the Church-Wellesley Village about the potential loss of an iconic ...