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Waterfront Toronto Announces Winning Park Designs

Looking southeast through York Street Park, image by Claude Cormier + Associés
October 9, 2018 4:24 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Waterfront Toronto, in partnership with the City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation Division, has announced the winning designs for two parks that will be built along Queens Quay in ... read more

New Photos Show Dramatic Play of Light on 1 Yorkville

Light plays off the fins of 1 Yorkville, Toronto
October 9, 2018 1:05 pm | by Craig White | Comments
New photos my UrbanToronto Forum contrbutor Jimmy Wu, who posts under the avatar 'MafaldaBoy', show a dramatic play of light on the sculptural fins of 1 Yorkville. The 58-storey condo development ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 9, 2018

October 9, 2018 9:47 am | by Craig White | Comments
A fairly quiet long weekend Toronto-news-wise keeps the spotlight mostly on the upcoming election, with a new promise regarding underused municipal golf courses, and more… Opinion | Should the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Humber Bay Shores Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Humber Bay Shores
October 9, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a skyline view of Toronto's Humber Bay Shores area, captured from the Gardiner Expressway. Submitted by Forum contributor G.L.17, this view shows ... read more

CIBC Square South Tower Continues its Rise Upwards

CIBC Square, Hines, Ivanhoe Cambridge, Wilkinson Eyre, Adamson Associates
October 5, 2018 5:00 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Ever since ground was broken in Toronto's South Core area on CIBC Square in June of 2017, construction has been progressing at what appears to us to be breakneck speeds. The first phase of the ... read more

Marlin Spring's Lake Shore West Towers Presented at DRP

2002 Lake Shore West, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Marlin Spring, Toronto
October 5, 2018 3:52 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Located on an awkwardly wedge-shaped site along the shores of Humber Bay, 2002 Lake Shore Boulevard West is a proposal for a pair of 21 and 26-storey condo towers from Marlin Spring Developments ... read more

Work at The Well both Building Up and Digging Down

The Well, RioCan REIT, Allied Properties REIT, Diamond Corp, Tridel
October 5, 2018 12:00 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Work at Toronto’s largest construction site ever is getting more and more complex by the day. Excavation continues as the end-of-November target to wrap it up approaches after 14 months ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 5, 2018

October 5, 2018 10:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
The SidewalkToronto plan is back in the news as the Toronto election continues to dominate. Down the 401, the new end of the 401 is getting a while lot closer to realty. Keesmaat vows to push for ... read more

Photo of the Day: TORONTO Sign

Photo of the Day, Toronto sign, Nathan Phillips Square, City Hall
October 5, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an evening view of the TORONTO sign at Nathan Phillips Square. Submitted by Forum contributor androiduk, this shot shows the sign's colourful illumination, with ... read more

Hullmark Hosts Tour Through Timber-Frame 80 Atlantic

Looking northwest to 80 Atlantic, Toronto, designed by Quadrangle for Hullmark
October 4, 2018 4:58 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
On October 2, Toronto developer Hullmark hosted a hard hat tour at its construction site for 80 Atlantic Avenue. The Quadrangle-designed building stands out for being the first timber-frame office ... read more

Excavation Nearing its Final Stages at The One

The One, Mizrahi Developments, Foster + Partners, Core Architects
October 4, 2018 12:25 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Excavation on what will be Canada's tallest building has progressed consistently since our last update four weeks ago. As one of Toronto’s most high profile development projects, The One by ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Skyscrapers Growing on Yonge

Looking north on Yonge Street from Grosvenor on August 16, 2015, Toronto
October 4, 2018 10:12 am | by Craig White | Comments
This week, Throwback Thursday compares shots north on Yonge Street from Grosvenor, three years and one month apart during Open Streets Toronto events, the first on August 16, 2015. Prominent on ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 4, 2018

October 4, 2018 10:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Development issues, the Toronto municipal election, transportation, and safe streets are among today's stories: Builder behind cancelled Icona condos proposing another project in ... read more

Photo of the Day: 905 and 416

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Mississauga, skyline
October 4, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of Downtown Mississauga, with the Toronto skyline visible in the distance. Submitted by Forum contributor Jasonzed, this drone-captured shot is ... read more

Eglinton 'Green Line' Proposal Steals Spotlight at DRP

55 Eglinton East, Kirkor Architects, State Building Group, Toronto, Green Line
October 3, 2018 4:56 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
At last month's Toronto Design Review Panel, panelists were treated to a rare triple presentation, as three tower proposals along Eglinton East located between Yonge and Mount Pleasant were ... read more

Dundas Square Gardens Rising Higher at Dundas and Jarvis

Looking southeast to Dundas Square Gardens, with Grid rising high south of it,
October 3, 2018 3:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It's been about ten weeks since we last checked in on construction of Dundas Square Gardens on the east side of Downtown Toronto. The Gupta Group building, heading for 50 storeys, is one of three ... read more

Resale Housing Market Tighter, TREB Reports for September

Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores as seen from Sunnyside in August, Toronto
October 3, 2018 10:38 am | by Craig White | Comments
The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has released their September 2018 figures for resale homes in the Greater Toronto Are. There were 6,455 sales through TREB’s MLS® System during the month, up ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 3, 2018

October 3, 2018 9:50 am | by Craig White | Comments
Housing news and Toronto election news are dominating headlines in the Greater Toronto Area today. Toronto’s housing market sees a shift to mid-rise development (Globe and Mail) Toronto ... read more

Photo of the Day: Backstage Condos

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Backstage On The Esplanade
October 3, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the 36-storey Backstage on The Esplanade condominium development in Downtown Toronto. Submitted by Forum contributor mburrrrr, this view faces west ... read more

ULI Symposium: Harnessing the Vitality of 'Toronto Urbanism'

ULI Toronto, ULI Symposium, Toronto Urbanism
October 2, 2018 5:12 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Richard Joy is bullish about Toronto. "We're at the heart of the fastest growing urban region in North America, and the most diverse," ULI Toronto's Executive Director tells me, tallying Toronto's ... read more