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Photo of the Day: Baseball Fever

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Rogers Centre, SkyDome, Playoffs, Blue Jays
October 15, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Toronto Blue Jays' dramatic victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night secured the team a spot in the American League Championship Series, which starts this evening in Kansas City. In ... read more

Ground Broken for 29-storey River City 3 in West Don Lands

Ceremonial first shovels mark ground breaking for River City 3 Condos, Toronto
October 15, 2015 5:06 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Blue Jays' series-winning victory was not the only event being celebrated in Toronto last night, as developer UrbanCapital hosted an evening ground breaking ceremony at the site of the third ... read more

YMCA Proposed at Richmond Street Waterworks Site to Accommodate Growing Ward 20 Population

Ward 20, Joe Cressy, Waterworks, Richmond Street, YMCA
October 15, 2015 1:30 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Toronto's building boom brings cranes, dust, and a 7 AM to 7 PM din of construction noises to the downtown core and its periphery. It also prompts the question, "Do we actually have enough people ... read more

Sales Centre Gone as Work Begins for 50 at Wellesley Station

50 at Wellesley Station condos, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
October 15, 2015 11:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new addition will soon take shape in Toronto's Church-Wellesley Village, as construction is about to begin at the site of Plaza's 50 at Wellesley Station. As the name implies, the ... read more

Extensive Heritage Preservation Underway at 1 Yorkville

October 15, 2015 10:40 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As towers and cranes continue to usurp and transform the cityscapes that preceded them, Toronto's high-rise construction boom has seen the face of the city change. Oftentimes, photographs younger ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Front Street East

Throwback Thursday, Market Square, Front Street East, Toronto
October 15, 2015 9:09 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The past decade has brought significant changes to Front Street East and the surrounding area. The development of the Distillery District in the mid 2000s brought new high-end commercial, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 15, 2015

October 15, 2015 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
SmartTrack support group to boost mayor’s transit plan; City seeks heritage listing for 35 properties in Mirvish Village; Staff report hints at Toronto taking over Pearson ... read more

Photo of the Day: Across the Night

Photo of the Day, Toronto, night, U of T
October 14, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Jonathan Castellino, we are shown a south-facing view captured from an upper floor at the University ... read more

H&W's Fontana Approaching Completion in Markham

Fontana, H&W, Markham, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects
October 14, 2015 3:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction will wrap up over the coming months on H&W Development Corp.'s Fontana, a four-building Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed condominium development adding ... read more

Winners Announced for 41st Heritage Toronto Awards

41st Annual Heritage Toronto Awards
October 14, 2015 2:07 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The 41st Annual Heritage Toronto Awards were held at Koerner Hall Tuesday evening, bringing together a diverse group of nominees and attendants, all joined by a mutual appreciation of "Toronto's ... read more

Daniels Waterfront to Contribute $3 Million towards Public Art

Daniels Waterfront condos, office, retail, Toronto, RAW Design, Daniels Corp
October 14, 2015 1:44 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With excavation of the first phase office component progressing swiftly, we continue to learn more details about the mixed-use Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts, a new development that will ... read more

ELAD Introduces Emerald City's Fifth Tower: Fifth on the Park

Fifth on the Park, ELAD Canada, WZMH Architects, II BY IV DESIGN, Toronto
October 14, 2015 9:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The early success of ELAD Canada's master-planned Emerald City community has already brought three towers and many new townhomes to the Don Mills and Sheppard area of North York, ... read more

U of T's Daniels Faculty of Architecture Presents: Uber Urbanism

Uber Urbanism, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, UofT
October 14, 2015 8:40 am | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Later this month, the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture at the University of Toronto will be hosting a special Daniels Fora Speaker's Series one-night-only event titled Uber Urbanism. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 14, 2015

October 14, 2015 6:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Lawrence Heights demo begins ahead of massive redevelopment; A “Reset” For Waterfront Transit Plans?; What Can Toronto Learn from Chicago’s Newest Park?; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Blue Hour in the Financial District

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Financial District, First Canadian Place, blue hour
October 13, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Known to photographers as "blue hour" the combination of natural and artificial light seen at dusk provides some of the best lighting for urban and architectural photos. In today's Photo of the ... read more

The Southwood to Contribute to Kingston Road Transformation

The Southwood, Toronto, Streetcar Developments, TACT Architecture
October 13, 2015 3:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In a city where new development has been dominated by a decade of increasingly ambitious skyscrapers, the transformation of Toronto's Upper Beaches along Kingston Road is notable for the ... read more

Knitting Crosstown LRT Stations into Toronto Neighbourhoods

Yonge Station, Metrolinx, TTC, Crosslinx Transit Solutions
October 13, 2015 12:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On October 1st, preliminary designs for the Eglinton Crosstown LRT's undergound stations, at-grade stops, and track-level amenities were revealed, with the Metrolinx and Crosslinx Transit ... read more

Lifetime Developments Hosting 'SMASHED' Charity Ping Pong Event

SMASHED Charity Ping Pong event, Lifeline, Lifetime Developments
October 13, 2015 11:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Lifetime Developments, the developer behind many Toronto condominium developments we follow, is giving back to the community via a charity foundation called Lifeline. Founded in 2014, the charity ... read more

Insider Q&A: Shellianne Bedder of Spice Urban Towns

Insider Q&A: Shellianne Bedder of Spice Urban Towns
October 13, 2015 11:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Creating a good first impression is key to so many things in life, and that's as true from building a new relationship as it is for transactions when large sums are involved. As home purchases ... read more

Sponsored Post: The Cost of 2-Bedroom Condos in Toronto vs Ottawa and Hamilton

The Cost of 2-Bedroom Condos in Toronto vs Ottawa and Hamilton
October 13, 2015 10:00 am | by Editor | Comments
The Toronto Real Estate Board recently released the resale housing figures for the month of September 2015. The report shows that in the City of Toronto condo sales are up 5.6% year-over-year and ... read more