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Photo of the Day: Next Station is Yorkdale

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Yorkdale Station
March 11, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
North of Eglinton Avenue West, the western branch of the TTC's Line 1 runs in an at-grade right of way between the northbound and southbound lanes of the Allen Expressway. In today's Photo of the ... read more

Regent Park's Daniels Spectrum Receives Civic Trust Award

 The Daniels Corporation, Daniels Spectrum, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Artscape
March 10, 2015 4:51 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Over the past decade, 69-acre Regent Park has been reshaped by a heavy revitalization process. As new streets were opened to connect the neighbourhood to the city, new rental, affordable and ... read more

The Craftsman Celebrates Grand Opening of New Sales Centre

The Craftsman Condominium Residences, VANDYK group of companies
March 10, 2015 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month we took our readers inside the new sales centre for VANDYK group of companies' The Craftsman Condominium Residences for a sneak peek at the brand new development coming ... read more

A Preview of 5959 Yonge Street Condos' Model Suite

5959 Yonge Street Condos, Toronto, Kirkor Architects, Ghods Builders
March 10, 2015 10:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ghods Builders's new North York development called 5959 Yonge Street Condos has gotten plenty of attention for its unique blend of amenity spaces, and we are now getting our first look ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 10, 2015

March 10, 2015 8:43 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Union Pearson Express test ride: A first look at Toronto’s downtown-airport train; Governments need to deliver big infrastructure projects honestly; Experts grade John Tory’s first 100 ... read more

Photo of the Day: 60 Richmond Street East

Photo of the Day, Toronto, 60 Richmond Street East
March 10, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Affordable housing doesn't have to look bland or cheap, as proven by Toronto Community Housing Corporation's 60 Richmond Street East. Located just west of Church Street, the ... read more

Camrost-Felcorp Bringing New Office Space to Yorkville

135 Yorkville Avenue, Camrost-Felcorp, WZMH Architects, Toronto
March 9, 2015 4:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Containing some of Canada's top-valued real estate, Toronto's trendy Yorkville neighbourhood has seen a wave of new residential growth as people flock to live in the posh shopping and dining ... read more

Cladding Starting to Make an Impact at Exhibit Residences

Exhibit Residences, Metropia, Bazis, Plaza, Rosario Varacalli, Toronto
March 9, 2015 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since we last checked in on the construction progress at Metropia, Bazis, and Plaza's Exhibit Residences, a new condominium tower rising on Bloor Street West where ... read more

Introducing UrbanToronto's New VIP Real Estate Newsletter

UrbanToronto VIP Newsletter
March 9, 2015 12:45 pm | by Editor | Comments
Our weekly UrbanToronto newsletter has proven to be a huge success with thousands of subscribers, and it's still growing. It's a great way of keeping up to date on the GTA's hottest development, ... read more

Another Way to Take a Crane Down: Closing the Street for King +

King + Condos, King Plus Developments, TACT Architecture, Toronto
March 9, 2015 11:28 am | by Craig White | Comments
It was just a few days ago when we covered the lengthy crane disassembly at CHAZ Yorkville Condos, which was carried out through a succession of smaller derricks, a process compared by some to the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 9, 2015

March 9, 2015 8:54 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Why Toronto’s downtown relief line has become the unicorn of transit projects; Scarborough subway puts city at risk of Spadina-like overruns; Why is Toronto’s condo king ... read more

Photo of the Day: Kites Over Kew Beach

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Cherry Beach, kites
March 9, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recent installation of 'Winter Stations' along Kew and Balmy Beaches has drawn many out to the waterfront over the past few frigid weeks. The historic Leuty Lifeguard Station on Kew Beach, ... read more

First Gulf Engages the Community on Transformative 'Project 21'

First Gulf Corporation, Lever Brothers, 21 Don Roadway, Project 21
March 6, 2015 8:24 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
With many of Downtown's development plots being snapped up for new condo and office buildings, some future expansion plans for Toronto's business core is stepping outside the traditional ... read more

Transportation Plan For Pan Am Games Detailed

2015 Toronto Pan Am Games, City of Toronto, Business Engagement Meeting
March 6, 2015 7:48 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
126 days to go. The 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games are months away, but the transportation plans for them are coming into focus now. Today the Pan Am Planning Committee along with the Pan ... read more

Backstage On The Esplanade Approaching Final Height

Backstage Condos, Toronto, Castlepoint, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint Numa
March 6, 2015 3:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is approaching a major milestone at Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook Homes and Castlepoint Numa's Backstage On The Esplanade, with the tower now very ... read more

Voting Open for BILD's 2015 Peoples Choice Award

BILD Peoples Choice Award, Toronto, real estate, development
March 6, 2015 2:30 pm | by Editor | Comments
BILD has announced the finalists for their 4th annual People’s Choice Award, and the public along with BILD members can now cast their vote to select the best GTA-based projects from the combined ... read more

Fuse and Fuse2 Condos Transforming Site with Modern-Heritage Mix

Fuse & Fuse2 Condos, Neudorfer Corporation, Channington, Barrett Architect
March 6, 2015 1:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month we looked at construction progress at Fuse &Fuse2 Condos, a condominium development in Toronto's Davenport Village by Neudorfer Corporation and Channington ... read more

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

March 6, 2015 9:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s million-dollar homes reveal risks of Bank of Canada’s flirtation with lower rates; Toronto's new parking app leaves city asking: What took so long?; Spadina subway ... read more

Photo of the Day: Morning in Motion

Photo of the Day, Toronto, GO Transit, train, rail corridor
March 6, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Randy Hoffmann, we are looking at an interesting long exposure shot captured from a condo in the ... read more

Westbank's Bloor and Bathurst Model Shows Scale of Proposal

March 5, 2015 6:22 pm | by Craig White | Comments
At the recent Bloor and Bathurst public consultation held by Westbank Corp for their proposed redevelopment of the Honest Ed's and Mirvish Village site, besides a ballroom full of presentation ... read more