Grand Touring Automobiles Facility Coming Together Next to DVP

Grand Touring Automobiles, Plaston Architect Limited, Weis, Toronto
May 17, 2017 11:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Grand Touring Automobiles is preparing to move from their 740 Dupont Street location where a redevelopment is in the works to a new facility at 777 Dundas Street East situated along the ... read more

Alstom: Metrolinx's 'Plan B' for the Crosstown LRT

May 17, 2017 10:50 am | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
The word 'Alstom' may start with an 'A', but it's definitely part of Metrolinx's 'Plan B' in its ongoing dispute with transit car manufacturer, Bombardier. Last week, the regional transportation ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Rouge Park closer to acquiring national park status; King St. streetcar plan is a cautious first step with room to grow; Hong Kong ad offers to cover foreign ... read more

Photo of the Day: Mississauga Sunrise

Photo of the Day, Mississauga, sunrise, Erin Mills Town Centre
May 17, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a dramatic sunrise view over Mississauga, submitted by Forum contributor Jasonzed. Captured by drone from above the Erin Mills Town Centre, this view faces ... read more

Contentious Two-Tower Project on Soudan Faces OMB Review

200 Soudan Avenue, Toronto, by Benvenuto Group, SMV Architects
May 16, 2017 4:58 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
A block south of Eglinton, and just west of Mount Pleasant, a high-rise development proposal is testing Toronto's city limits. While the site at Soudan and Brownlow is in ... read more

New Tribunal Could Soon Replace The Ontario Municipal Board

Toronto skyline, image by Simone Gramegna via Flickr
May 16, 2017 3:18 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Earlier this month, UrbanToronto published an article on the City of Toronto having implemented a Local Appeals Body for matters regarding land use decisions made by the Committee of Adjustment ... read more

'Wesley Tower' Coming to Daniels City Centre in Mississauga

Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre, Rafael + Bigauskas Architects, Mississauga
May 16, 2017 2:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the early 2000s, developer The Daniels Corporation embarked on the development of Mississauga City Centre, a 23-acre master-planned neighbourhood just west of the Square One Shopping ... read more

CBRE Q1 Office Market Report Outlines Future Trends in GTHA

May 16, 2017 1:09 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
Over the past several years, discussions surrounding the housing crisis in Toronto have been at the forefront of attention, with recent events like the announcement of the comprehensive housing ... read more

Disassembly and Assembly Underway on Eaton Centre Bridges

The existing bridge over Yonge Street, already being disassembled, image by Stef
May 16, 2017 11:35 am | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
Since our last report in April, construction is now well underway to demolish and replace the aging pedestrian bridge above Queen Street which connects the Galleria of Cadillac ... read more

New Renderings Highlight Site Plan Application at Plaza Midtown

Plaza Midtown by Quadrangle Architects for Plaza, Toronto
May 16, 2017 10:20 am | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Near the south end of Holly and Dunfield streets in Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton area are a pair of 14-storey-tall apartment buildings, slab style, built in 1961. At that time, the two buildings, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 16, 2017

May 16, 2017 8:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto Island could be closed to the public 'well into July'; The Reliable Unreliability of TTC Service; Chill out, TTC says, we’re dealing with ‘hot cars’; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: BMO Field

Photo of the Day, Toronto, BMO Field, Exhibition Place
May 16, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the east upper deck at BMO Field for a view of the recently expanded facility. Submitted by Flickr contributor Worrawat Engchuan, this west-facing wide ... read more

Renovations, Expansion Progressing at Yonge Sheppard Centre

Yonge Sheppard Centre, RioCan, Kingsett Capital, Quadrangle, Toronto
May 15, 2017 4:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Occupying the northeast corner of North York's Yonge and Sheppard intersection, RioCan and Kingsett Capital's Yonge Sheppard Centre has dominated the intersection since ... read more

Cladding Installation Underway at Kingston&Co Condominiums

Kingston&Co. Condominiums, TAS, Main and Main, Teeple, First Capital
May 15, 2017 3:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On Kingston Road, just east of Victoria Park Avenue in Scarborough, construction is in full swing on a new mid-rise condominium development, set to add 145 residential units ... read more

Metrolinx Issues Barrie GO Rail Corridor Expansion Notice

Downsview Park GO under construction as part of the TYSSE project
May 15, 2017 2:00 pm | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
On May 11th, Metrolinx issued a Notice of Commencement and Public Engagement for the expansion of the Barrie GO Rail Corridor. This notice formally begins the Transit Project Assessment Process ... read more

Heritage Façade Retained at Ryerson Urban Innovation Centre

May 15, 2017 12:28 pm | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
It has been a few months since Ryerson University's new Centre for Urban Innovation (CUI) was announced. In the time since our last story, construction is now well underway. The retained south ... read more

Massive Pit Forms at Richmond and Victoria Site of Yonge & Rich

Yonge & Rich Condos, Toronto, architectsAlliance, Great Gulf
May 15, 2017 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the couple months since our last constriction update at Great Gulf's Yonge & Rich, excavation progressed significantly for the 45-storey, architectsAlliance-designed ... read more

Townhome Community Coming to Streetsville in Mississauga

Streetsville Centre, Dunpar Homes, Mississauga
May 15, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Within walking distance of Streetsville GO Station in Mississauga, a new townhome subdivision will soon rise at Thomas Street and Joymar Drive. Following Dunpar Homes' recent Heritage ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017 8:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
OMB challenges to be barred within 500 metres of transit stations; Majority of Ontarians support expanded rent control; How do Toronto's light rail vehicles compare? It's ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sunset Silhouette

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, waterfront, sunset, CNE
May 15, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a sunset view of Exhibition Place, submitted to our Flickr Pool by contributor Russell Sutherland. This view faces west, showing a silhouette of Exhibition ... read more