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Exploring Amenities at Solmar's Edge Towers in Mississauga

Edge Towers, Solmar Development Corporation, Roy Varacalli, Cusimano Architect
January 4, 2018 3:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
November's launch of Solmar Development Corporation's Edge Towers marked the official start of marketing for the condominium development at Hurontario at Elm Drive on the southern ... read more

25-Storey Mixed-Use Tower Proposed for 1695 Weston Road

1695 Weston Road designed by Core Architects, Toronto
January 4, 2018 12:23 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
The City of Toronto has received a rezoning application for 1695 Weston Road. The proposal includes plans for a 25-storey mixed use residential building with retail space at-grade. Designed by ... read more

GTA Home Sales Declined as Prices Increased Through 2017

GTA Home Sales Declined as Prices Increased Through 2017
January 4, 2018 10:57 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
2017 was a relatively strong year for home sales in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), with 92,394 sales recorded through the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) MLS System in 2017. The year started off ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Nathan Phillips Square

Throwback Thursday, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto
January 4, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns back the clocks roughly three and a half years to May 28, 2014, for an east-facing view across Nathan Phillips Square. Captured from the roof of the 2011-built ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 4, 2018

January 4, 2018 8:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GTA home prices cap tumultuous year with meagre gain in December; Where are Bach and Beethoven? Tracking down two stained-glass windows missing from Massey Hall; John Tory ... read more

Photo of the Day: CIBC Square Cranes

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CIBC Square, cranes, South Core
January 4, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of construction for the first phase of Ivanhoé Cambridge and Hines' CIBC Square at 81 Bay Street in Downtown Toronto. ... read more

42-Storey Addition Proposed for Office Building at 415 Yonge

415 Yonge Street designed by Kirkor Architects & Planners, Toronto
January 3, 2018 5:10 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
A rezoning application has been submitted to the City of Toronto for 415 Yonge Street, proposing a 42-storey residential addition above the existing 19-storey office building. The site includes ... read more

Forming Nears Completion for Oben Flats St. Clair West

Oben Flats St. Clair West, superkül, Toronto
January 3, 2018 4:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Boutique rental developer Oben Flats broke onto the Toronto development scene a few years ago, and has since completed boutique-style rental developments in both Leslieville and Little ... read more

UrbanToronto Readers Pick 2017's Best New Subway Stations

Best Buildings of 2017, TYSSE, Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension
January 3, 2018 3:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With winners of our Buildings-by-Height and Heritage/Modern Mashup categories from our fourth annual Year-End Readers' Poll now revealed, we are back with a final category where we asked you to ... read more

Cladding Begins as Forming Progresses at King Blue Condos

King Blue Condos, Greenland Canada, Page + Steele/IBI Group Architects, Toronto
January 3, 2018 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Now two years into construction, Greenland Group's King Blue is beginning to take shape above the intersection of King and Blue Jays Way in Toronto's Entertainment District. We last ... read more

UrbanToronto Readers Pick 2017's Best Heritage/Modern Mashups

Best Buildings of 2017, Heritage, Modern
January 3, 2018 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yesterday, we began sharing the results from our fourth annual Year-End Readers' Poll, where we invited you to select your favourite projects completed in 2017. Over 660 respondents selected ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 3, 2018

January 3, 2018 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sizing up amalgamation, 20 years on; With shelters packed and people at risk of freezing to death, why can’t we do more?; City hosts meeting on 30-storey development ... read more

Photo of the Day: Frozen Shore

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, ice, Leslie Street Spit
January 3, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A frigid week of extremely low temperatures have created some photogenic conditions on Toronto's Leslie Street Spit, where the spray of Lake Ontario has encased local plant life in ice. In today's ... read more

UrbanToronto Readers Select Best Buildings of 2017

UrbanToronto Readers Select Best Buildings of 2017
January 2, 2018 5:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The votes are in! For our fourth annual Year-End Readers' Poll, we invited you to select your favourite projects completed in 2017. Respondents were asked to select three favourite projects in ... read more

Topping Off: UrbanToronto's Hottest Stories of 2017

Topping Off: UrbanToronto's Hottest Stories of 2017!
January 2, 2018 3:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
To close out our Topping Off series for 2017, we are taking a look at the 10 most popular Database files, Forum Threads, and News Stories from UrbanToronto across the entire year. This is the ... read more

Topping Off: UrbanToronto's Hottest Forum Threads of 2017

Topping Off: UrbanToronto's Hottest Forum Threads of 2017!
January 2, 2018 2:02 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
To close out our Topping Off series for 2017, we are taking a look at the 10 most popular Database files, Forum Threads, and News Stories from UrbanToronto across the entire year. This is the ... read more

Topping Off: UrbanToronto's Hottest Database Files of 2017

The One, Mizrahi Developments, Foster + Partners, Toronto
January 2, 2018 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
To close out our Topping Off series for 2017, we are taking a look at the 10 most popular Database files, Forum Threads, and News Stories from UrbanToronto across the entire year, ... read more

Topping Off December 2017: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off December 2017: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
January 2, 2018 10:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With another busy month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk now behind us, we round up December 2017's hottest stories, projects, and Forum discussions. Our Top Ten News ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 2, 2018

January 2, 2018 8:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A neglected Toronto architectural centrepiece gets its due; Bombardier failed to meet revised target for streetcar delivery in 2017, TTC says; How well did you know Toronto in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sam Sign Over Dundas

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Eaton Centre, Dundas Square, Sam the Record Man
January 2, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A relic of Yonge Street's past re-emerged over Dundas Square in Downtown Toronto last month, though the once-loved Sam The Record Man signage's new configuration and execution have been met with a ... read more