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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 22, 2018

November 22, 2018 8:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Legislation for province to take over TTC subway could come in early 2019, transportation minister says; ‘Renters are not second-class citizens.’ Push is on to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yonge and Eglinton

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Yonge, Eglinton, Midtown, E Condos
November 22, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view over Midtown Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton area, where several planned and under-construction towers are promising years of growth for the local ... read more

For the People: Why Universal Rent Control is Worth Fighting For

rent control, Ontario
November 21, 2018 4:52 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Last week, the Province of Ontario brought an abrupt end to universal rent control. The move reversed a policy enacted by the outgoing Wynne government just last year, which expanded rent control ... read more

27-Storey Condo Tower Proposed for Islington Village

12 Cordova, Toronto, Minto, Rafael + Bigauskas Architects
November 21, 2018 3:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A development proposal submitted to the City of Toronto earlier this month is seeking rezoning and an Official Plan Amendment (OPA) to permit a 27-storey condominium tower at 12 Cordova Avenue. ... read more

Amenities Spread Across Three Levels at Line 5 Condos

Line 5 Condos, Reserve Properties, Westdale, IBI Group, U31, Toronto
November 21, 2018 11:56 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Midtown area is changing fast, with several condominium towers planned and under construction and the Crosstown LRT's projected 2021 opening just a few years away. To be numbered "Line ... read more

First Gulf Breaks Ground on “The Shift” Office Tower

The Shift, 25 Ontario, First Gulf, HOOPP, Sweeny &Co., Toronto
November 21, 2018 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Developer First Gulf is expanding their portfolio of office buildings on the east side of Downtown Toronto with a new tower coming to Ontario Street between King and Adelaide. On Monday ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 21, 2018

November 21, 2018 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto real estate market sputters toward holiday season; Local artist Voidz Toronto is giving the city a surrealist makeover; Ford government rejects Ryerson’s plan for new law ... read more

Photo of the Day: City at Dusk

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, CN Tower
November 21, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a dusk view of Toronto shot from the CN Tower. Captured by Marcus Mitanis, this view faces northeast over the Financial District to show a mix of heights and ... read more

A Look Inside the Crosstown LRT's Cedarvale Station

The Cedarvale Crosstown LRT station complex, with the primary entrance, Toronto
November 20, 2018 5:40 pm | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
Across central Toronto, deep beneath Eglinton Avenue, and hidden behind the construction hoarding that juts out into the street, lies the construction sites for the Crosstown LRT's 13 underground ... read more

Excavation Wraps Up, Raft Ramps Up at AYC Condos

AYC Condos, Metropia, Diamond Corp, TACT Architecture, Toronto
November 20, 2018 12:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A massive pit at the site of Metropia and Diamond Corp's AYC Condos has been excavated west of Avenue on Davenport in Toronto's Av & Dav area. The pit will become the ... read more

Shoring Marks Construction Start for Vita Two on the Lake

Vita, Vita Two on The Lake, Mattamy, Biddington, Graziani + Corazza Architects
November 20, 2018 10:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Almost exactly one year since shoring kicked off for Mattamy Homes and Biddington Group’s Vita On The Lake in Toronto’s Humber Bay Shores community, work is kicking off for ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 20, 2018

November 20, 2018 8:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Builders blame Ontario’s growth plan for rising home prices; Toronto has ‘alarming’ lack of transit funding compared to other cities, report finds; Toronto will get ... read more

Photo of the Day: Old and New Regent Park

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Regent Park
November 20, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view over Toronto's Regent Park neighbourhood, currently in the midst of a major revitalization. Captured by Forum contributor Jasonzed, this drone ... read more

Dynamic Exterior Pattern Turning Heads at Enigma on the Park

Enigma on the Park, Aragon, Quadrangle, Toronto
November 19, 2018 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's been over five months since we checked in on construction progress at Enigma on the Park, a 9-storey condominium development from Aragon Properties, underway immediately north of ... read more

Avenue 151 Rising on Avenue Road South of Davenport

Avenue 151, Dash Developments, Teeple Architects, Giovanni A. Tassone, Toronto
November 19, 2018 4:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
North of the growing cluster of towers in Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville area, a smaller-scale condo development is rising on Avenue Road, just south of Davenport. Under construction for roughly one ... read more

Previewing Loft Suites at Alterra and Graywood's Wonder

Wonder, 462 Eastern Avenue, Alterra, Graywood, Toronto
November 19, 2018 12:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week, we covered a new submission with the City of Toronto seeking final approval on design refinements for Graywood Developments and Alterra Group's Wonder Condos. ... read more

Cladding Appears on Regent Park's Block 17 North TCH Rentals

Block 17N, Regent Park, TCHC, Wallman Architects, Toronto
November 19, 2018 10:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is progressing on a new mid-rise residential rental building being built as part of the third phase of the Regent Park Revitalization. The new Toronto Community ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 19, 2018

November 19, 2018 8:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
$1-million fund aims to make Regent Park revitalization better for residents; How a builder’s affordable home program helped a Toronto couple onto the property ... read more

Photo of the Day: Harbour Plaza Residences

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Harbour Plaza Residences, Menkes, architectsAlliance
November 19, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the Harbour Plaza Residences' east tower in Toronto's South Core area. Submitted by Forum contributor jdoe1369, this view faces north, showing ... read more

OMB Settlement Leads to Design, Usage Changes at 470 Wilson

470 Wilson, Collecdev, gh3
November 16, 2018 4:25 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
New renderings have appeared in Toronto developer Collecdev’s resubmission of their mixed-use proposal at 470 Wilson. Designed by gh3 architects, the project is a collection of 3 buildings ... read more