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Onni Group's Westlake Rounds up to Four Towers

Westlake Condos, Omni Group, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects
April 15, 2013 3:15 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The Onni Group has received approval from Etobicoke-York Community Council for a fourth tower to join its Westlake Village condo community on the edge of Humber Bay Park. Currently in ... read more

Then and Now: King and Dufferin

King and Dufferin, Toronto, 1914
April 15, 2013 9:46 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. 1209 King West at Dufferin, southeast corner. Circa 1914. Picture sourced by wwwebster.   Now. September 2012. A handsome survivor. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 15, 2013

April 15, 2013 9:41 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Rob Ford's executive committee to hear from public on a Toronto casino; Rob Ford supports Porter flying bigger planes off island; costs for cancelling power-plant project much greater than ... read more

Photo of the Day: Urban Contrast

Downtown Toronto from the west
April 15, 2013 12:00 am | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
A great city is one that provides for a wide variety of employment, lifestyles, housing forms and, of course, people. Toronto meets that criteria better than most, as today's photo of the day, ... read more

A Trip to The Top of Tridel's 300 Front Street West

April 12, 2013 5:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A final(?!) blast of winter weather set in on Toronto yesterday, just in time for Tridel’s 300 Front Street West topping-off party. Construction crews and Tridel staff were treated to a feast to ... read more

383 Sorauren Condos Open To Significant Interest

383 Sorauren condos presentation centre, onsite, Toronto
April 12, 2013 4:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Part of me thinks 'I don't even need to write this article'. 383 Sorauren is a beautiful little building proposed for a great neighbourhood… and a lot of people have already figured that out. I ... read more

Reserve Properties' Bellefair Kew Beach Residences Progresses

Bellefair Kew Resdience, Toronto, Condo
April 12, 2013 1:25 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
In the heart of one of the city's most desirable neighbourhoods—The Beach—there is an old United Church being converted and redeveloped to suit the needs of our growing population. The Bellefair ... read more

Liberty Development's Terrace on the Danforth Condo Tops Off

Terrace on the Danforth, Toronto, Condo
April 12, 2013 12:55 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
As space becomes more of a premium with the massive influx of skyscraping residential towers in our core, more and more developers are seeing the potential in constructing more modestly sized ... read more

Then and Now: 56 and 58 Elizabeth Street

56 and 58 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, 1937
April 12, 2013 9:56 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
56 and 58 Elizabeth Street. December 2, 1937. Joe's Cafe and Chop Suey. This charming cafe was on the northwest corner of the now completely vanished Louisa and Elizabeth. I'll go ahead and say ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 12, 2013

April 12, 2013 9:41 am | by Jonah Letovsky | Comments
TTC's customer service appears to improve; Toronto casino seems sure to fail at council; Porter expansion seen favourably by municipal and federal officials; roads still icy as of Friday morning; ... read more

Photo of the Day: Electric City

Downtown, Toronto
April 12, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Although the Gardiner Expressway may not be the most popular mode of transportation for people commuting into the downtown core, from this angle it may very well be the most stunning to look at ... read more

Ontario Place Redux: a Unique Plan for a Unique Destination

Ontario Place, Ontario Place Redux, Archology, Toronto, Scott Dickson
April 11, 2013 5:25 pm | by Eddie LaRusic | Comments
Scott Dickson wants to pitch you an exciting idea that he calls, Ontario Place Redux. Imagine having a 'Caribbean' style waterpark at Ontario Place, coupled with the creation a 60 acre, floating, ... read more

Leslieville Lofthouses Bring Lofty Living to East Toronto

Lesileville Lofthouses on Queen Street East in Downtown Toronto by Urban Fabric
April 11, 2013 4:55 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Nine exclusive residences are rising up near Queen Street East. Tucked in and away from that quickly gentrifying retail strip on the corner of Colgate and Verral Avenue, are the Leslieville ... read more

Renovation and Restoration: The Landmark Nelson Mandela Park Public School Reopens

Nelson Mandela Park Public School, Toronto. Design by CS&P Architects.
April 11, 2013 4:20 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
By any account it is a remarkable survivor. The city around it has served as a lab of sorts, an ephemeral testing ground for the social engineering of well-intentioned urban planners. The ... read more

Concord Adex Celebrates Success of Opus Launch

Concord Adex celebrates the success of Opus Condos at Concord Park Place
April 11, 2013 4:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Concord Adex threw a party recently to thank purchasers at Opus Condominiums, the latest phase of its growing Concord Park Place community in North York. 83% of the first release of 180 units in ... read more

Extensive Retrofit Modernizes 180 Wellington West for RBC

180 Wellington West RBC offices, Stantec Architecture Toronto
April 11, 2013 12:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
When thinking of development in Toronto, a few things come to mind; namely marketing campaigns, lengthy excavations, concrete trucks, cranes and construction hoists. So when work began last spring ... read more

Home Building Starts in Ontario Showing Return to Historical Average

Aura condo, Toronto
April 11, 2013 11:58 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
After a year of extreme speculation from both builders and buyers, the number of homes being built in Ontario is  returning to a relatively stable number. The Ontario Home Builders ... read more

Then and Now: Loretto Abbey

Loretto Abbey, Toronto, 1865 - 1930
April 11, 2013 9:50 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Loretto Abbey. Wellington Street West, 1865 - 1930.   Now. September 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 11, 2013

April 11, 2013 9:41 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Weather causing cancellations; casino approval a long shot; traffic issues looming with LRT construction beginning; challenges ahead for GTA economy and more news. Toronto weather: Flights, school ... read more

Photo of the Day: Burning Bulbs

Looking East, Toronto
April 11, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Although we may not be known as the city that never sleeps, if these nighttime lights are any indication we aren't getting much rest either. Today's photo of the day comes to us from our flickr ... read more