Plans Revealed for Mount Dennis Crosstown LRT Facility

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Toronto, by Metrolinx, Crosslinx Transit Solutions
October 7, 2015 5:24 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Over the last week, UrbanToronto has taken an in-depth look at the Crosstown LRT designs that emerged from the recent Metrolinx and Crosslinx Transit Solutions presentation at the Design Review ... read more

Scale Model Shows Off Features of Phantom's TeaGarden Condos

TeaGarden Condos, Phantom Developments, Kirkor Architects, Toronto
October 7, 2015 5:09 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Phantom Developments have unveiled the scale model by Myles Burke Architectural Models for their TeaGarden Condos project near Bayview and Sheppard. We recently took ... read more

The Kip District: Building a New Type of Community in Etobicoke

The Kip District, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects
October 7, 2015 4:10 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Etobicoke is starting to grow up. While Toronto's western edge has long been dominated by car-oriented neighborhoods and low-rise living, the city's ongoing wave of denser, increasingly ... read more

Ground Breaking Marks Tricon Capital's Move into Luxury Rental

Ground breaking for The Selby luxury rentals, Toronto
October 7, 2015 3:48 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Tricon Capital with partners OP Trust and MOD Developments celebrated the ground breaking on October 5 for a new 50-storey luxury rental tower at Sherbourne and Selby Streets in the heart of ... read more

Hullmark's 80 Atlantic Adds Commercial Space to Liberty Village

Hullmark, 60 Atlantic, 80 Atlantic, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
October 7, 2015 1:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The perception of Toronto's Liberty Village has changed over the years, from a warehousing and factory district, to a sandblasted brick office area, to a neighbourhood that's home to thousands of ... read more

Luxury Real Estate Broker Engel & Völkers Opens Toronto Office

Engel & Völkers, Toronto, Real estate
October 7, 2015 12:14 pm | by Editor | Comments
The German-based luxury real estate company Engel & Völkers has opened its first Toronto office, which comes as part of an ambitious Canada-wide expansion that has also recently seen ... read more

The Craftsman Offering Limited-Time Fall Promotion

The Craftsman Condominium Residences, VANDYK Group of Companies
October 7, 2015 11:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With 65% of units now sold, a limited-time fall promotion is being offered for VANDYK group of companies' The Craftsman Condominium Residences, a new SMV Architects-designed community now under ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 7, 2015

October 7, 2015 8:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bike lanes on Bloor ever-elusive for Toronto planners and cyclists; Toronto’s Old City Hall expected to remain courthouse until 2021; Ryerson gives students place to crash ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sky Scraping

Photo of the Day, First Canadian Place, Toronto, Financial District
October 7, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For four decades, First Canadian Place has stood as Canada's tallest building. Rising 72 floors and 298 metres above Toronto's Financial District, the building is an imposing landmark recognizable ... read more

Lago at the Waterfront Rises as Riva del Lago Approaches Grade

Lago at the Waterfront, Riva Del Lago, Monarch, Mattamy, Graziani + Corazza
October 6, 2015 5:01 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Humber Bay Shores area of South Etobicoke was little more than a strip of seedy motels up to a dozen or so years ago, until a wave of redevelopment arrived, gradually rebuilding the waterfront ... read more

Better Access and Public Art Coming to Wellesley Station

Wellesley Station Secondary Entrance, TTC
October 6, 2015 4:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As subway ridership in Toronto continues to grow and reach new record highs, the TTC is in the process of upgrading safety features at some of the network's stations. One feature currently being ... read more

Mississauga City Centre Growing with Square One and Sheridan

Hazel McCallion Campus of Sheridan College, Mississauga
October 6, 2015 4:00 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Mississauga City Centre has been experiencing a vast amount of change over the last five years, thanks in large part to ongoing expansion efforts at Square One and the construction of the adjacent ... read more

Parkside Village Continues to Grow in Mississauga City Centre

PSV1+2, Amacon, Turner Fleischer Architects, Richmond Architects, Mississauga
October 6, 2015 3:26 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Progress has been swift on the latest phase of a multi-block, multi-use Mississauga City Centre development which UrbanToronto once referred to as having produced one of the "best-looking condos" ... read more

Winners Announced for 2015 OHBA Awards of Distinction

Empire's flagship community, Eau du Soleil, is now under construction in Toronto
October 6, 2015 1:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On September 28th, the winners of the 2015 Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) Awards of Distinction were announced at the prestigious Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, with awards being given ... read more

Magna Carta Exhibition Opens at Fort York Visitors Centre

Fort York National Historic Site, Toronto
October 6, 2015 12:34 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
In commemoration of the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta by King John I of England, in 1215, this seminal human rights document, along with the accompanying Charter of the ... read more

One6Nine Jones Townhomes to Launch October 7th

One6Nine Jones, Lifestyle Custom Homes, Open Architects, Toronto
October 6, 2015 11:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Walkable streets, quirky retail, an eclectic dining scene, and a tight-knit community atmosphere are among the several factors drawing people to the trendy Leslieville area. While ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 6, 2015

October 6, 2015 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Scotiabank drops out as major Nuit Blanche sponsor; Residents Share “Regent Park Stories”; Fake homeless shelter pops up in affluent Toronto neighbourhood; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Black Creek Through Lambton

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Black Creek, Lambton, Golf
October 6, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Among the many infrastructure and flood control projects envisioned during the aftermath of Hurricane Hazel in 1954, the channelization of Black Creek was undertaken to improve flood control in ... read more

The Future of Old City Hall Takes Clearer Shape

Old City Hall, image by Marcus Mitanis
October 5, 2015 5:19 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On October 5th, the City of Toronto's Government Management Committee (GMC) met to discuss the future of Old City Hall, outlining a principled vision for the heritage property's uses once the ... read more

10th Annual Nuit Blanche Transforms Toronto Streets

The Eyes of the Bridge, image by Craig White
October 5, 2015 5:05 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Another edition of Scotiabank Nuit Blanche has come and gone, but the hundreds of photos captured from the annual arts event gives revellers the chance to relive the night, of the chance to catch ... read more