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Accessible Family-Sized Layouts Available at Artworks Tower

Artworks Tower, The Daniels Corporation, Quadrangle, Toronto
February 5, 2019 11:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Preliminary construction work is underway on the Artworks Tower by The Daniels Corporation, the latest market condominium development being built in the revitalization of Toronto's ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 5, 2019

February 5, 2019 9:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s Design Review Panel pushes developers to think beyond the bland; As suicide attempts climb in Toronto, the TTC looks for ways to save lives; Metrolinx continues to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Graffiti Alley

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Graffiti Alley
February 5, 2019 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today’s Photo of the Day features a view of Rush Lane in Downtown Toronto, a rear laneway popularly known as Graffiti Alley. Submitted by Forum contributor Jasonzed, this shot shows the colourful ... read more

The Quay Tower Three Seeking Site Plan Approval

The Quay, Tower 3, Coal Harbour, Quadrangle, Toronto
February 4, 2019 6:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since being purchased by Coal Harbour Properties, the Maple Leaf Quay apartment towers have undergone some major changes. Located on Queens Quay in Toronto's Harbourfront area and now known as ... read more

488 University Nears Final Height Above St. Patrick Subway

488 University Avenue, Amexon, Core Architects, Toronto
February 4, 2019 3:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's been a few years since the 2015 start of construction for Amexon Development Corporation's Residences of 488 University Avenue, a Core Architects-designed condominium tower ... read more

Downtown Bike Lanes to be Made Permanent, Adelaide Moving

City of Toronto, Richmond Adelaide Bike Lanes
February 4, 2019 3:24 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
On January 31st, Toronto City Council voted unanimously in favour of making the bike lanes on Richmond, Adelaide, Simcoe, and Peter Streets permanent. Since their initial introduction as part of a ... read more

Tower Floors Underway at Tribute's Stanley Condominiums

Stanley Condominiums, Tribute, Core Architects, Toronto
February 4, 2019 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Located across the street from the recently transformed Toronto landmark Maple Leaf Gardens, construction continues on Stanley Condominiums, named as a reminder that the Leafs used to win the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 4, 2019

February 4, 2019 9:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bombardier misses deadline for delivering Crosstown vehicles; Original art, unseen in over a century, uncovered in Ontario legislature; Ontario’s planning tribunal backlog ... read more

Photo of the Day: Urban Density

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
February 4, 2019 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today’s Photo of the Day shows a view of growing density in Downtown Toronto. Captured by Forum contributor Razz, this shot faces northwest from the Distillery District, centred on two rising ... read more

CIBC Square's South Tower Over Halfway to the Top

CIBC Square, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Hines, WilkinsonEyre, Adamson, Toronto
February 1, 2019 5:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's been a busy three weeks since we last checked in on the 49-storey first phase of Ivanhoé Cambridge and Hines’ CIBC Square office complex, just across from the Scotiabank Arena in ... read more

LPAT Approves Scaled-Back East Junction Condos

East Junction Condos, YYZed PM, AJT Architects
February 1, 2019 3:30 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
After gaining zoning approval at the Local Planing Appeal tribunal (LPAT) in December, 2018, YYZed Project Management has begun marketing their project East Junction Condos at 386 Symington Avenue ... read more

Toronto City Council Approves Affordable 'Housing Now' Plan

Aerial overview of 3741 Bloor West at the Six Points, Toronto
February 1, 2019 1:18 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
This week, Toronto City Council voted to approve the ‘Housing Now’ plan, part of John Tory’s campaign promise to build 40,000 affordable rental units over the next 12 years. This first phase of ... read more

Topping Off January 2019: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off January 2019: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
February 1, 2019 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk is now behind us, so we are rounding up the hottest stories, projects, and Forum discussions of January 2019.  Our Top Ten ... read more

Build Relief Line, Then Extend Yonge Subway, Metrolinx Says

February 1, 2019 10:25 am | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Build the Relief Line first, then extend the Yonge subway into York Region. That's the conclusion of a Metrolinx staff report (.pdf) for the regional transit agency's board to consider during its ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 1, 2019

February 1, 2019 9:09 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Relief line must open before Yonge North subway extension, Metrolinx says; Toronto looks to acquire Hearn generating station; Ontario looks at revamping real estate rules ... read more

Photo of the Day: Liberty Village Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Liberty Village skyline
February 1, 2019 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the top of Hotel X at Exhibition Place, for a view over one of Toronto's newer skylines. Captured by Forum contributor Jasonzed, this north-facing shot of the ... read more

B+H Unveil Engaging Design for SickKids Patient Support Centre

SickKids Project Horizon, Patient Care Centre, B+H Architects, Toronto
January 31, 2019 6:12 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
"What would a seven-year-old think when they see this?" For B+H Architects' Patrick Fejér, the question is at the heart of the design process for SickKids Hospital's new Patient Support Centre ... read more

Plaza Seeking Approval for 32-Storey Tower at 5840 Yonge

Plaza, Quadrangle, 5840 Yonge Street
January 31, 2019 4:45 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
With rezoning approval having been obtained at the LPAT in July of 2018, Plaza has submitted to the City of Toronto a Site Plan Approval application for a 32-storey residential tower just ... read more

Foundations Taking Shape at Sugar Wharf Condos Site

Sugar Wharf Condos, 100 Queens Quay, Menkes, Toronto
January 31, 2019 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two massive pits mark the future site of the first three towers in Menkes Developments' Sugar Wharf community, a redevelopment of the 11.5-acre LCBO Lands just east of Toronto's Yonge and ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Towers on Gerrard Street

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, Gerrard Street West
January 31, 2019 11:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back over five years for an east-facing view of Toronto's Gerrard Street West from University Avenue. Back in August 2013, Canderel Residential's Aura ... read more