Previewing the Retail Spaces at Great Gulf's One Bloor East

One Bloor East, Toronto, by Great Gulf, Hariri Pontarini Architects
October 16, 2015 3:10 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Now rising high above the Yonge-Bloor skyscrapers around it, One Bloor East is the tallest—and perhaps the most talked about—of Toronto's current construction projects. Yet, while Great Gulf's ... read more

TREB Releases Third Quarter 2015 Housing Figures

TREB Q3 2015 housing figures
October 16, 2015 12:31 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
According to the recently released Q3 housing report from the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), condominium sales have exhibited strong year-over-year growth in 2015's third quarter. Overall sales ... read more

Berczy Park Revitalization Work Now in Full Swing

Berczy Park Revitalization, Claude Cormier + Associés, Toronto
October 16, 2015 11:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since our previous update a few weeks ago, the Claude Cormier + Associés-designed revitalization of Berczy Park has kicked into full swing. Over the past few weeks, several of the park's ... read more

Sponsored Post: The Condo Act Amendments - What It Will Mean to You

Del Rentals, Toronto, condominium
October 16, 2015 8:33 am | by Editor | Comments
After three years of consultations, studies, and legal drafting, the Ontario Provincial Legislature's introduced the long-awaited Bill 106: a set of official amendments to the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 16, 2015

October 16, 2015 8:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
5 subtle signs of lost rivers in Toronto; How muck from the mouth of the Don River becomes new land for the Leslie Street Spit; New fully digital Humber River Hospital ... read more

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