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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 10, 2014

October 10, 2014 7:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
John Tory pulls out of debate, blasts Doug Ford after longshot candidate Ari Goldkind ‘disinvited’ from event; Olivia Chow gains endorsements for mayor from influential ... read more

Photo of the Day: Swimming in Fog

Photo of the Day, fog
October 9, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have had a lot of fog in Toronto recently, and the dramatic atmospheric conditions have made for some pretty cool photography over the past couple of weeks. In today's Photo of the Day, ... read more

MOD's FIVE Condos Tops Off at Yonge and St. Joseph

FIVE Condos, MOD, Graywood, Hariri Pontarini Architects, ERA Architects
October 9, 2014 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since we last checked in on the construction progress of FIVE Condos, a 48-storey condominium development at Yonge and St. Joseph by ... read more

Ryerson Lecture Series: Andrew King

2014-2015 Ryerson Architectural Lecture Series, Andrew King, Cannon Design
October 9, 2014 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ryerson's Department of Architectural Science continues its 2014-2015 lecture series tonight with a talk from Andrew King, Design Principal for Canada with Cannon Design. The talk accompanies the ... read more

TAS Unveils the Kingston&Co Upper Beaches Collection in Scarborough

Kingston&Co Condominiums, Teeple, TAS, Main and Main, Scarborough
October 9, 2014 12:30 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
It has been a few months since TAS, Main and Main Developments and First Capital Reality introduced Kingston&Co Condominiums. Now, a new collection of suites has been ... read more

Glass Sphere Nearing Completion at Erin Mills Town Centre

October 9, 2014 10:50 am | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The Erin Mills Town Centre opened in 1989 on Mississauga's far west side, and 25 years later it is now undergoing a $100-million makeover, aiming to become a 'world-class' urban retail destination ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The View from Bay and Harbour

Throwback Thursday, Bay and Harbour, Toronto
October 9, 2014 9:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New pedestrian links continue to improve connectivity between the new "Southcore" district, and the Downtown Core to the north. After years of construction, high-rise office buildings and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 9, 2014

October 9, 2014 8:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New home for TTC streetcars gets push to the finish by Montreal-based contractor’s big guns; What Brampton’s three mayoral frontrunners are promising voters; Doug Ford ... read more

Photo of the Day: Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy

Photo of the Day, U of T Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy
October 8, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto has been rapidly expanding over the past several years, as new architecturally significant buildings add to the institution's existing catalogue of impressive structures. ... read more

509 Streetcar Service Returns to Queens Quay This Weekend

Queens Quay Revitalization, TTC, streetcar, Toronto, infrastructure
October 8, 2014 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recently rebuilt Spadina turning loop was opened on August 31 allowing the 510 Spadina streetcar to return to Queens Quay. Now, after a lengthy period of construction, the TTC's 509 ... read more

Omega on the Park Officially Launched at Concord Park Place

Concord Senior Manager of Project Marketing Brian Fong. Image by Marcus Mitanis
October 8, 2014 12:15 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Another addition to the master-planned Concord Park Place is coming in the form of a 35-storey Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed tower. Officially unveiled on Tuesday, Omega on the ... read more

Union Station Revitalization Milestone: Down Comes the Crane

Union Station Revitalization, train shed, Metrolinx, GO Transit, Toronto
October 8, 2014 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing revitalization of Union Station has already brought us a new concourse and subway platform, and now the multifaceted project is yet another step closer to completion, meeting a major ... read more

TREB Releases September Housing Figures and Commercial Quarterly Figures

TREB, Toronto Real Estate Board, monthly sales
October 8, 2014 9:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has released housing figures for the month of September, as well as third quarter commercial figures, and numbers show a noticeable ... read more

Exterior Details Turn Up the Wow Factor as One Bloor East Grows

October 8, 2014 9:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping a close eye on the growth of Great Gulf Homes' landmark One Bloor East development, which has been rising steadily from the southeast corner of Yonge and Bloor ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 8, 2014

October 8, 2014 8:09 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mississauga mayoral debate gets personal as Bonnie Crombie and Steve Mahoney trade barbs; Hydro One investigating after 6,000 lose power; Could Doug Ford really sell city ... read more

Photo of the Day: 300 Front

Photo of the Day, 300 Front Street West
October 7, 2014 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Only a few decades ago, the area surrounding what is now referred to as the Rogers Centre was sparsely inhabited and lacking in retail, amenities and overall street life. In the years since, the ... read more

Metrolinx Upgrades Increase Transit Capacity for a Growing GTHA

Metrolinx, GO Transit, Transitway, MiWay, Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Renforth
October 7, 2014 5:40 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
For regional transit to work well, vehicles, people, infrastructure and systems must come together to create an efficient and effective transportation network. While much of the recent focus has ... read more

Omega on the Park to be Next Phase of Concord Park Place

Omega on the Park at Concord Park Place by Concord Adex
October 7, 2014 1:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another faceted tower has just been announced for the growing Concord Park Place community near Bessarion station on the TTC's Sheppard subway line. Omega on the Park is the name of the ... read more

'Open Mind' and More Nuit Blanche On View Until October 13

Yoan Capote, Concord Adex, CityPlace, Scotia Bank Nuit Blanche, Gabriel Leung,
October 7, 2014 10:40 am | by Michael Harris | Comments
When the organizers of this year’s Nuit Blanche proposed to locate a marquee piece of art in Canoe Landing Park, Gabriel Leung, Vice President of Development for Concord Adex and champion of ... read more

Podium Levels Now Taking Shape at Exhibit Residences

Exhibit Residences, Metropia, Bazis, Plaza, Roy Varacalli, Toronto
October 7, 2014 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a little while since we last checked in on the construction progress of Metropia, Bazis, and Plaza's Exhibit Residences, a 32-storey, Rosario Varacalli-designed condominium tower now ... read more