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Heritage Toronto 2018 Special Achievement Award Goes to Toronto Public Library

Toronto Public Library, Heritage Toronto
September 28, 2018 2:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The 2018 Heritage Toronto Special Achievement Award is going to the Toronto Public Library, honouring the organization's contribution to the preservation and education of our city's ... read more

Great Gulf Breaks Ground on 42-Storey 357 King West

357 King West, Great Gulf, Quadrangle, Toronto
September 28, 2018 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The wheels are in motion for Great Gulf's 357 King West, with yesterday marking the official start of construction for the 42-storey, Quadrangle-designed condominium tower at the ... read more

Sponsored Post: 5 Most Expensive Homes For Sale In Vancouver

September 28, 2018 11:20 am | by UrbanToronto Sponsor | Comments
We take a look at Western Canada today at the 5 most expensive homes for sale in Vancouver BC Canada. 5 Most Expensive Houses For Sale in Vancouver read more

Proposal at 880 The Queensway Expanded and Resubmitted

880 The Queensway, Queenswell Ltd, RAW Design
September 28, 2018 9:42 am | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Last October, Queenswell Ltd proposed a 8 story avenue mid-rise condo at the intersection of The Queensway and Chartwell Road - just east of Islington Ave. The residential condo building was ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 28, 2018

September 28, 2018 7:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New chair of Metrolinx transit agency says austerity isn’t his goal; Shopify will invest up to $500-million in new Toronto office; Mammoliti among several incumbents that could lose ... read more

Photo of the Day: City at Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, sunset
September 27, 2018 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a southwest-facing sunset view of Toronto. Captured by Forum contributor Rascacielo, this shot is centred on the topped-out YC Condos, with 411 Church Street ... read more

Three Towers Proposed for Yonge and Steeles Intersection

7028 Yonge, Vaughan, designed by IBI Group for the Gupta Group
September 27, 2018 3:46 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new application submitted to the City of Vaughan seeks zoning amendments to permit a trio of towers at the northwest corner of Yonge and Steeles. The proposal from developer the Gupta Group ... read more

Improvements Progressing on Redesigned Harbour Street

Harbour Street, City of Toronto, DTAH, Toronto
September 27, 2018 2:03 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Since our last update in July, work has progressed on the public realm upgrade of Toronto’s newly redesigned Harbour Street. The demolition of the York and Bay off ramps as well as the ... read more

Exploring Amenities at GWL's 'The Livmore' Luxury Rental Tower

The Livmore, Vertica, GWL, IBI Group, PCL Canada, Toronto
September 27, 2018 11:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just shy of three and a half years since Vertica Resident Services and GWL Realty Advisors broke ground on their new Toronto luxury rental tower in May 2015, the first ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Sixty Colborne

Throwback Thursday, Sixty Colborne, Freed, architectsAlliance, Toronto
September 27, 2018 9:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back almost 4 years for a southwest-facing view from King and Church streets in Downtown Toronto. In October 2014, a temporary presentation centre at the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 27, 2018

September 27, 2018 7:09 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Parkdale tenants granted stay of eviction by Landlord and Tenant Board; Faith Goldy doesn’t want to be mayor of Toronto; Decade-long battle pays off for Rexdale ... read more

Photo of the Day: Grange Park

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Grange Park, Form Condos, OCAD U
September 26, 2018 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of Grange Park, captured by rendering studio Norm Li during a recent flyover of Toronto. This bird's-eye view shows the park's high-profile ... read more

Excavation Imminent as Shoring Continues at Panda Condos

Panda Condominiums, Toronto, Lifetime, Turner Fleischer, Cecconi Simone
September 26, 2018 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On Edward Street near Yonge-Dundas Square in Downtown Toronto, the site of Panda Condominiums is now being prepped for construction of the Lifetime Developments project. ... read more

First Look at Daniels' Artworks Tower Amenities in Regent Park

Artworks Tower, The Daniels Corporation, Quadrangle, Toronto
September 26, 2018 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Marketing is kicking into gear for the latest condominium development to be introduced as part of the ongoing rebuild of Toronto's Regent Park community. Following a planning submission at the ... read more

Construction Underway on Liberty's Wish Condos in Scarborough

Looking into the excavation pit at Wish Condos, Scarborough
September 26, 2018 11:01 am | by Craig White | Comments
Construction is underway on an 18-storey mixed-use condominium project on the southeast corner of Sheppard Avenue East and Pharmacy Avenue in Scarborough. Work on the project from Liberty ... read more

Carttera Breaks Ground for Terraced 65 King East Office Tower

65 King Street East, Toronto, Carttera, WZMH Architects, IBI Group
September 26, 2018 9:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following the actual start of construction several weeks ago, Carttera Private Equities celebrated a ground breaking that ceremonially kicked off work for their new office ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 26, 2018

September 26, 2018 7:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Nuit Blanche exhibit aims to bridge divide between downtown and Scarborough; Jennifer Keesmaat, John Tory spar over housing, gun violence in Toronto mayoral ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sunset Silhouette

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, sunset
September 25, 2018 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a silhouetted view of the Toronto skyline, captured from a high-rise in the Regent Park neighbourhood. Submitted by Forum contributor skycandy, this ... read more

Revised 300 Bloor West Tower Proposal Presented at DRP

300 Bloor West, Collecdev, Northrop, KPMB, Bloor Street United Church, Toronto
September 25, 2018 4:36 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
At Toronto's Design Review Panel earlier this month, 300 Bloor West made its first appearance in front of the experts, showcasing the proposed redevelopment of the prominent Bloor Street United ... read more

Wood-Frame Shoppers Drug Mart Rebuild Progresses on Yonge

728 Yonge Street, Shoppers Drug Mart, Toronto, Brook McIlroy
September 25, 2018 2:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
When you hear the term wood-frame construction, you think 'houses', and the use of wood has been all but phased out from commercial buildings over the years. Now however, with the use of advanced ... read more