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Construction Progressing at U of T's Jackman Law Expansion

Jackman Law Expansion, University of Toronto, Hariri Pontarini, B+H Architects
June 10, 2015 4:16 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto is in the process of expanding its Faculty of Law with a new modern structure, while restoring the attached neoclassical 1902 Flavelle House, which has been ... read more

Preferred Consortium Announced to Construct Crosstown LRT

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Toronto by Metrolinx, Crosstown Transit Solutions
June 10, 2015 1:15 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Metrolinx and Infrastracture Ontario have announced that Crosslinx Transit Solutions (CTS)—an equal-share consortium of SNC-Lavalin, EllisDon, AECON, and ACS Infrastructure Canada—as the preferred ... read more

INDX Condos Beginning to Impact Financial District Skyline

INDX Condos, Lifetime Developments,Page+Steele / IBI Group Architects
June 10, 2015 11:53 am | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
Located in the heart of Downtown Toronto, INDX Condos sets out to bring new life to a corner of the core where street life is lacking outside of business hours. The CentreCourt ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 10, 2015

June 10, 2015 9:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Gardiner East debate hits Toronto council chambers today; Detailed traffic plans unveiled ahead of Pan Am Games; Toronto swimming pool set to become a fishing hole for ... read more

Photo of the Day: Commerce Captured

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Commerce Court, Financial District, Architecture
June 10, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today we feature yet another photo captured during Doors Open 2015, the yearly festival that gives the public access to important buildings and spaces around the city. In today's Photo of the Day, ... read more

Suites at Daniels' HighPark Preparing for Summer Occupancy

The Ellis, Daniels' HighPark Condos, Diamond Schmitt, Toronto
June 9, 2015 5:28 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Positioned between two subway stations, steps away from vibrant Bloor West Village and across the street from one of Toronto's great greenspaces, HighPark Condominiums by The ... read more

Exterior Framing Being Installed At Tableau Condominiums

Tableau Condos,Wallman Architects, Cecconi Simone , ALIT Developments
June 9, 2015 3:55 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
There are many developments rising within the GTA, especially in the Entertainment District. Tableau Condos by Urban Capital Property Group, Malibu Investments, and ALIT Developments, ... read more

Striking Balcony Glazing Identifies Cresford's Casa II Condos

Casa, Cresford Developments, architectsAlliance, Toronto
June 9, 2015 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mid-rise offices and apartments and quaint Victorian houses used to be the dominant built forms of Charles Street East in Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville area, though in recent years demand for new ... read more

Tridel's Ten York Street Condos Approach Grade

Ten York Street Condos, Tridel, Wallman Architects, Toronto
June 9, 2015 10:30 am | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
In the next few weeks Ten York Street Condos, designed by Wallman Architects for Tridel, will reach grade. This will be a major milestone for what will eventually become a 735 ft, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 9, 2015

June 9, 2015 9:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Why growing vegetables on the roof is the future of Toronto architecture; GO's Exhibition renovation takes Pan Am pause; TTC’s massive rush hour shutdown left commuters ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ice and Fog

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Ïce Condos, CN Tower
June 9, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The 57 and 67-storey towers of Ïce Condos are becoming a well known landmark in Toronto's South Core area. Capped in distinctive "swiss cheese" roof elements, the two slender towers are ... read more

Gardiner East: Support Builds for "Remove" as Council Faces Vote

June 8, 2015 5:47 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On June 10th, Toronto City Council will hold a historic vote on the future of the Gardiner Expressway East, deciding whether to demolish ('remove' option) or retain ('hybrid' option) the elevated ... read more

City of Toronto to Develop a Comprehensive Ravine Strategy

Bloor Street Viaduct, Don Valley, Toronto
June 8, 2015 2:18 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
On June 25th, the City of Toronto will host a public consultation on the future of the city's ravines. To be held at Metro Hall (room 308/309), from 6:30-8:30 PM, the Parks, Forestry ... read more

Regent Park South Community Centre Progressing to Fall Opening

Toronto Community Housing Corporation, The Daniels Corporation,Regent Park South
June 8, 2015 1:18 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
The Regent Park community has seen a lot of changes over the nine years of the revitalization currently being undertaken by the Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) and The Daniels ... read more

Exhibit Residences Continue to Rise Across from the ROM

Exhibit Residences, Bazis, Metropia, Plaza, Rosario Varacalli, Toronto
June 8, 2015 11:13 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Several months have passed since our last update on the construction of Metropia, Bazis, and Plaza's Exhibit Residences, a new condominium tower located on Bloor Street West directly across from ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 8, 2015

June 8, 2015 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC subway shutdown strands thousands of commuters across Toronto; Groundbreaking infrastructure law a boon for at-risk youth; Why the Gardiner East terms of reference ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fountain on University Avenue

Fountain on University Avenue
June 8, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Closed in 2009 due to water leakage into Osgoode subway station below, the decorative fountains in the centre of University Avenue, just north of Queen, are now back on - just in time for the ... read more

The Great Scarborough Transit Debate: A Third Option

Scarborough SmartTrack Spur, Toronto
June 5, 2015 5:45 pm | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
UrbanToronto offers some weekend reading for you: two takes on Scarborough's rapid transit future. Andrew Johnson offers us a SmartTrack Spur that could save time and money. read more

Does Scarborough Need A Subway Extension? (No, It Doesn’t)

A full-build out of transit projects in Scarborough, map by Sean Marshall
June 5, 2015 5:45 pm | by Sean Marshall | Comments
UrbanToronto offers some weekend reading for you: two takes on Scarborough's rapid transit future. Sean Marshall offers us a rethink of the LRT plan that could save time and money. read more

Future Park Shape Revealed as Plaza's Musée Rises in King West

Musée Condos, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects
June 5, 2015 4:02 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
Located just east of Bathurst on Adelaide Street West, Plaza's Musée Condos is now starting to rise above street level. Designed by Quadrangle Architects, the 17-storey development ... read more