Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 31, 2015

July 31, 2015 9:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Pedestrian tunnel links Toronto island airport to mainland; Meet the guy who shuttles Bike Share bicycles back and forth across Toronto; Toronto hires its first ... read more

Photo of the Month: Blue Fog

Photo of the Month, Giulio Calisse
July 31, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's time again for our Photo of the Month, where we present the highest rated Photo of the Day selection of the previous 4 weeks, along with the runner up, based on combined Facebook shares and ... read more

Cumberland at Yorkville Plaza Bringing New Residents to Iconic Neighbourhood

Cumberland at Yorkville Plaza, Camrost-Felcorp, WZMH Architects, Toronto
July 30, 2015 5:40 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With shoring and excavation complete, Camrost-Felcorp's Cumberland at Yorkville Plaza is set to begin rising above the site where the podium of the Four Seasons Hotel once stood. With the former ... read more

Pedestrian Tunnel to Billy Bishop Airport Opens to Public

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Pedestrian Tunnel, Ports Toronto
July 30, 2015 5:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
For the first time since a violent storm disconnected the peninsula from the mainland in 1858, pedestrians can now walk to the Toronto Islands - or at least the airport located there. A new fixed ... read more

Exhibit Residences Stacking Higher On Bloor Street West

Exhibit Residences, Bazis, Metropia, Plaza, Rosario Varacalli, Toronto
July 30, 2015 4:30 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Located across from the ROM in trendy Yorkville, Metropia, Bazis, and Plaza's Exhibit Residences continues its ascent into the sky as construction progresses in the summer heat. The ... read more

The Selby Bringing Luxury Rentals to Bloor and Sherbourne

The Selby, Toronto, MOD, Tricon, bkL Architects
July 30, 2015 12:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Throughout most of the 20th century, a once fashionable stretch of Sherbourne south of Bloor gradually receded from prominence, as rooming houses and hourly hotels came to inhabit (if not outright ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 18 Yonge

18 Yonge Condos, Lanterra, Page + Steele/IBI Group, Malibu, H&R, Toronto
July 30, 2015 11:24 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Toronto's downtown core has undoubtedly changed over the past decade, with new office towers, hotels and condominiums joining the urban fabric of the city. This transformation is especially ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 30, 2015

July 30, 2015 8:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC chair: ‘I just want our damn streetcars’; Markham seniors told they can stay put while new residence built; TCHC keeps records on façade collapse secret; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: The City in The Clouds

Photo of the Day, Toronto, South Core, ICE Condos, clouds
July 30, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's South Core area continues to add new businesses and residents to the once barren land south of the Financial District. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to ... read more

Garrison Point Tailors Downtown Living to Young Families

Garrison Point, Cityzen Development Group, Diamond Corp, Fernbrook Homes, bkL
July 29, 2015 6:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The last decade and a half has seen a major cultural and demographic shift in Toronto lifestyles, as Downtown continues to experience an unprecedented influx of new residents. Yet, for all the new ... read more

Toronto Pilot Project Offers Loans for Home Energy Efficiency

Home Energy Loan Program (HELP), City of Toronto
July 29, 2015 2:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
For many older Toronto homes, the high energy costs that come with aging windows and doors, outdated heating and electrical systems, and poor insulation, often make life increasingly expensive. ... read more

ZIGG Condos Offering Intimately Scaled Urban living

ZIGG Condos, Toronto by Madison Homes and Fieldgate Homes, Kirkor Architects
July 29, 2015 1:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As Toronto continues to grow vertically, much of the city seems caught in sharp and sudden divides between imposing skyscrapers and single-family homes. In a relatively young city facing such a ... read more

Runnymede Theatre Honoured with Heritage Toronto Plaque

Shoppers Drug Mart, Runnymede Theatre, Heritage Toronto, Marcus Mitanis
July 29, 2015 11:57 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The Runnymede Theatre has been a staple in Bloor West Village since its days hosting vaudeville performances in the 1920s. As the atmospheric theatre continually found new life through the years ... read more

Retail Spaces Opening Soon at Camrost-Felcorp's Imperial Plaza

Imperial Plaza, Camrost-Felcorp, Toronto, retail, LCBO, Longo's, Blue Diamond Co
July 29, 2015 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction workers are being replaced by new residents, as occupancy is under way at Camrost-Felcorp's Imperial Plaza, a development that has converted and repurposed the historic ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 29, 2015

July 29, 2015 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto still discussing possible Expo 2025 bid; HOV lanes a boost for GO bus commuters, says Metrolinx; How this Toronto home went from dream to dilapidated dump over 62 ... read more

Photo of the Day: Light Streams

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Gardiner Expressway, Spadina, Lake Shore, downtown
July 29, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing development of Concord CityPlace has brought thousands of new homes and residents to the former railyards west of the CN Tower and Rogers Centre, and there are now only a few ... read more

Student Housing Demand Driving Unique Amenities at CentreCourt's Grid Condos

Grid Condos, Toronto, Page + Steele / IBI Group, CentreCourt Developments
July 28, 2015 7:08 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As Toronto's high-rise building boom continues at an unprecedented pace, the city's predominantly business-oriented Downtown has rapidly transformed into an attractive and highly desirable place ... read more

Harmony Village Sheppard to Foster Green Living and Wellness

Harmony Village Sheppard, Scarborough, Toronto, City Core Developments
July 28, 2015 3:46 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been just under two months since a groundbreaking ceremony was held at the site of Harmony Village Sheppard, a new community by City Core Developments and Fortress ... read more

Fuse Condos Now Steadily Rising in Davenport Village

Fuse Condos, Neudorfer Corporation, Channington Developments, Barrett Architect
July 28, 2015 2:30 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Post-industrial Dupont Street might not be the most sought-after area to live in the city, but Toronto's rapidly growing population and expensive real estate are pushing developers, investors and ... read more

Daniels Waterfront Bringing Mixed-Use Density to Queens Quay

Daniels Waterfront condos, office, retail, Toronto, Daniels Corporation
July 28, 2015 12:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since the project was announced and ground was broken earlier this year, demolition, shoring, and excavation work has been progressing quickly at the site of Daniels Waterfront: City of the ... read more