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[PHOTO] Looking off a rooftop patio, Yonge Eglinton Centre

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Looking off a rooftop patio, Yonge Eglinton Centre (1) #toronto #yongeeglintoncentre #yongeandeglinton #snow #white #winter #snowstorm

Looking off a rooftop patio, Yonge Eglinton Centre (2) #toronto #yongeeglintoncentre #midtowntoronto #yongeandeglinton #snow #white #winter #snowstorm

Looking off a rooftop patio, Yonge Eglinton Centre (3) #toronto #yongeeglintoncentre #skyline #midtowntoronto #yongeandeglinton #snow #white #winter #snowstorm

Written by Randy McDonald

January 18, 2020 at 10:45 pm

[PHOTO] Three photos from Yonge and Eglinton, Sunday morning

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Anne Johnston Courtyard, Sunday morning #toronto #yongeandeglinton #mintomidtown #annejohnstoncourtyard #blue #lights #morning #latergram

South down Yonge, Sunday morning #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongestreet #lights #morning #latergram

East down Eglinton, Sunday morning #toronto #yongeandeglinton #eglintonavenue #lights #morning #latergram

Written by Randy McDonald

December 23, 2019 at 9:30 am

[BLOG] Fifteen Toronto links

  • blogTO reports that Toronto has been testing Eglinton Crosstown trains, here.
  • What TTC routes might be changed by the Eglinton Crosstown? A map illustrates, over at blogTO.
  • The new tower proposed for 888 Dupont, at Ossington, will even include a vertical farm. blogTO reports.
  • Venerable Agincourt Mall is going to be a new condo development. blogTO reports.
  • Is co-ownership actually the only way most people in Toronto will end up owning a home? blogTO considers.
  • Residential tenants in a Leslieville building who complained about their landlord may end up getting evicted from a building never zoned for residents. CBC reports.
  • The City of Toronto has taken over the deserted shopping arcade at Queen Street West and John. CBC reports.
  • Katrina Onstad at Toronto Life tells the story of Katharine Mulherin, the Queen Street West gallery owner who changed her neighbourhood but was broken by gentrification.
  • The bar Tequila Bookworm is closing, displaced by rising rents. NOW Toronto reports.
  • NOW Toronto interviews night mayor Michael Thompson, here.
  • Steve Munro considers the TTC’s express bus services, here.
  • Terra Lumina, the nighttime cultural event at the Toronto Zoo, looks fantastic in these photos over at Toronto Life.
  • Oh, what the map of Toronto subways could have been if only we planned! blogTO shares one.
  • Steve Munro examines the TTC’s plan for 2020-2024, here.
  • The TTC may not act to decrease overcrowding on some routes. blogTO reports on why.

[PHOTO] Looking south

Looking south #toronto #yongeandeglinton #yongeeglintoncentre #rooftop #patio #eglintonstation #googlephotos #panorama

Written by Randy McDonald

December 7, 2019 at 11:55 pm

[PHOTO] Construction at Eglinton Station

Friday, I was on the rooftop patio at the Yonge Eglinton Centre, looking down at the Eglinton Crosstown-related construction at Eglinton station. The old bus terminal is now completely done, and they have excavated deeply.

Construction at Eglinton Station #toronto #yongeandeglinton #eglintonstation #eglintoncrosstown #eglintonavenue #construction

Written by Randy McDonald

December 7, 2019 at 11:55 pm

[PHOTO] East along Eglinton

East along Eglinton #toronto #yongeandeglinton #rooftop #patio #skyline #eglintonavenue #googlephotos #panorama

Written by Randy McDonald

December 7, 2019 at 11:25 pm

[URBAN NOTE] Six Toronto links

  • NOW Toronto reports on the long-time independent weekly’s sale to a venture capital firm, here.
  • The Yonge-Eglinton Centre now hosts a venue where people can nap in peace. Toronto Life has photos, here.
  • The family of North York van attack victim Anne-Marie D’Amico hopes to raise one million dollars for a women’s shelter. The National Post reports.
  • Toronto Community Housing, after a terrible accident, has banned its tenants from having window air conditioners. Global News reports.
  • blogTO reports on the ridiculous heights to which surge pricing took ride fares on Uber and Lyft during yesterday morning’s shutdown.
  • blogTO notes that the Ontario government has provided funding to study the idea of extension of the Eglinton Crosstown west to Pearson Airport.