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Exterior Touches Adding to Latest Regent Park TCHC Rentals

Regent Park revitalization, Block 27, RAW Design, TCHC, Daniels, Toronto
August 14, 2018 12:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is rapidly closing in on completion for the next affordable housing development being built as part of the ongoing revitalization of Toronto's Regent Park neighbourhood. ... read more

M2M Condos to Feature Inviting U31-Appointed Amenities

M2M Condos, Newtonbrook, Aoyuan Property Holdings, Wallman, Toronto
August 14, 2018 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The gradual rollout of marketing material continues to offer new details about M2M Condos—a five-tower community from developer Aoyuan Property Holdings, set to replace the ageing ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 14, 2018

August 14, 2018 8:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Long-time Toronto councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker won’t seek re-election now that Ford is changing ward boundaries; The Well condo-office complex to bring a different kind of cooling to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sailboats and the Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
August 14, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us above Tommy Thompson Park for a view of the Toronto skyline. Captured by drone and submitted to our Forum by contributor skycandy, this northwest-facing view ... read more

Plans for Expanding Agincourt GO Station Submitted to City

Rendering of the platform area of the future Agincourt GO Station
August 13, 2018 4:20 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Five months after Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario (IO) awarded it a contract for expanding Agincourt GO Station, EllisDon Transit Infrastructure (EDTI) has submitted its plans to the City of ... read more

Yonge Sheppard Centre Upgrades, New Rental Tower Progressing

Yonge Sheppard Centre, RioCan, KingSett Capital, Quadrangle, Toronto
August 13, 2018 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
42 years after the Yonge Sheppard Centre opened at North York's most prominent intersection, the complex's mall and office towers are being refreshed and renovated by ... read more

Shoring Marks Construction Start at Lifetime's Panda Condos

Panda Condominiums, Lifetime Developments, Turner Fleischer, Toronto
August 13, 2018 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction has officially begun for a new high-rise development just northwest of Yonge and Dundas in Downtown Toronto. Shoring rigs have arrived at the site of Lifetime ... read more

UrbanToronto's New Service Tracks Toronto Development

New Development Insider, UrbanToronto, construction, planning, architecture
August 13, 2018 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
There are several moving parts in any given project, with every aspect put under the microscope by various planning and appeals bodies, panels, councils, and inspectors. Keeping track of it all ... read more

Sponsored Post: The History Behind Some of Ontario’s Famous Casino Buildings

Sponsored Post: The History Behind Some of Ontario’s Famous Casino Buildings
August 13, 2018 10:10 am | by UrbanToronto Sponsor | Comments
Canada is said to play host to more than a hundred casinos, and they’re present in all but three provinces. As a result, there’s plenty of architectural diversity on offer in these buildings, with ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 13, 2018

August 13, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s cube homes have been sold and the new owners just want the land; Even vegans are against ‘morally superior’ Vegandale’s ‘takeover’ of low-income Toronto ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fashion House

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Fashion House, King Street West
August 13, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Toronto's King Street West, just east of Portland Street, for a view of a recently built mid-rise condominium development. Captured by Forum contributor Red ... read more

RioCan REIT Submits Revised Plans for 815 Eglinton East

815 Eglinton East, RioCan, Quadrangle, Turner Fleischer, Toronto
August 10, 2018 4:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A large-scale mixed-use proposal in the Leaside area of Toronto at Laird Crosstown LRT station has been resubmitted to the City by RioCan REIT. Planned for a 3.56-hectare (8.8-acre) site on the ... read more

Spadina Student Residence Redesigned in Settlement Plan

Spadina and Sussex Residence, University of Toronto, Daniels, Diamond Schmitt
August 10, 2018 3:37 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A proposed student residence tower at Spadina and Sussex on the west edge of the University of Toronto's St. George Campus has been in planning stages since 2014, and is now closing in on ... read more

Trio of Cranes Making Transit City a Reality in Vaughan Centre

Transit City Condos, CentreCourt, SmartREIT, Vaughan
August 10, 2018 12:34 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ambitious plans to construct a new downtown in Vaughan around a new terminus for the University subway line seemed a bit farfetched when the extension was announced in 2009. Nine years later, ... read more

Cladding Enclosing The Sumach by Chartwell in Regent Park

The Sumach by Chartwell, Toronto, Daniels, Welltower, SvN
August 10, 2018 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The complete reimagining and rebuilding of Toronto's Regent Park area has become a shining example of the city's inclusivity. Where the old Regent Park had become defined by poverty, the renewed ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 10, 2018

August 10, 2018 8:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ten years later, the site of Toronto’s massive Sunrise Propane explosion remains empty; Tory pens open letter to Ford, asking him to put proposed changes to council on ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline from BMO Field

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, BMO Field
August 10, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the top of BMO Field's east stands for a view of the Toronto skyline. This east-facing view features a number of under-construction developments, most notably ... read more

Eye-Catching Port Lands Bridges in the Works for Villiers Island

Waterfront Toronto, Entuitive, Grimshaw Architect, SBP, Villiers Island, Toronto
August 9, 2018 6:05 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
As the Central Waterfront and East Bayfront see an influx of skyline-defining proposals, our gaze is continuously drawn skywards to the angles and curves of our future city. But at the same time, ... read more

16 York Office Tower Progressing in Toronto's South Core

16 York, Cadillac Fairview, Toronto, architectsAlliance, B+H Architects
August 9, 2018 4:26 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The high-profile CIBC Square project underway just east of Scotiabank Arena has been getting plenty of coverage in recent months, though this isn't the only new office tower currently under ... read more

Stockyards District Residences Approaching LPAT Approval

Stockyards District Residences, Marlin Spring, Graziani + Corazza, Toronto
August 9, 2018 12:07 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A mid-rise condominium development proposed for St. Clair West and Symes Road in Toronto's Junction area is one step closer to approval following an application resubmission to the City this ... read more