North York's Celestica Site Re-Imagined as 'Wynford Green'

Wynford Green, Celestica, Office Building, Sweeny & Co Architects, Toronto
October 28, 2016 5:40 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Since an application for redevelopment was first submitted in 2014, the plan for the Celestica site at 844 Don Mills Road in North York has undergone numerous changes over the course of the ... read more

Structural Completion Close as Cladding Shapes Tridel's Aqualina

Aqualina at Bayside, Tridel, Hines, Arquitectonica, Toronto
October 28, 2016 3:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just over seven weeks ago, we covered the ongoing structural forming at Tridel and Hines' Aqualina at Bayside, part of the emerging East Bayfront community lining Queen's Quay ... read more

Stafford Introduces Pair of Boutique Developments in North York

Avenue & Park, Toronto, by Stafford Homes, Page + Steele / IBI Group
October 28, 2016 2:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Compared to the glut of towers continuing to re-shape Downtown Toronto, neither of Stafford Homes' upcoming North York developments stands particularly tall. On Avenue Road north of Lawrence, the ... read more

Waterworks Building Showcases its Vision for the Future

October 28, 2016 1:15 pm | by David Rudin | Comments
The site that housed Toronto’s St. Andrew’s Market in the 19th century—an early counterpart to St. Lawrence and St. Patrick's Markets—once again fed and welcomed the public on Thursday night. It ... read more

Redevelopment of Rona at Dundas and Royal York Moves Ahead

4208 Dundas West, Kingsway by the River, Urban Capital, Wallman, Toronto
October 28, 2016 12:14 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
A plan to redevelop a former commercial site on the shore of the Humber River has been revised and is moving forward toward City approvals and marketing, as density continues to make its way into ... read more

Metrolinx, Mississauga Firm Up Plans for the Hurontario LRT

City of Mississauga, City of Brampton, Metrolinx, Hurontario LRT, Construction,
October 28, 2016 9:45 am | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Port Credit residents glimpsed their past and their future at an open house about the Hurontario light rail transit line Tuesday evening. The City of Mississauga hosted the event in Clark Memorial ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 28, 2016

October 28, 2016 7:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Average rent for a one-bedroom condo in Toronto shoots up to $1,777; Scarborough politicians push Big Bend for subway route; Why I pranked Torontonians with fake condo ... read more

Photo of the Day: Time Tunnel in Budapest Park

Photo of the Day: Time Tunnel in Budapest Park
October 27, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
One of Toronto's newest art installations is commemorating the 60th anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. Submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by dtstuff9, this view looks ... read more

Ground Breaking for Retail Celebrated at Backyard Condos Site

Ground Breaking at Backyard Neighbourhood Condos, by Vandyk Homes
October 27, 2016 4:44 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Last week, the VANDYK Group of Companies invited condo purchasers, local politicians and neighbourhood representatives to celebrate with them as they broke ground ceremonially for the ... read more

Henry Moore's 'The Archer' Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Henry Moore, The Archer, Philip Givens, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto
October 27, 2016 3:38 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
It was the middle of the 1960s, and recently-elected mayor of Toronto, Philip Givens, was embroiled in a fierce public debate that came to represent the underlying cultural struggles of the city ... read more

Cladding Installation Nearing Completion at Fuse2 Condos

Fuse and Fuse2 Condos, Toronto, Barrett, Burka, Neudorfer Corporation
October 27, 2016 1:02 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The newest residential addition to Toronto's Dupont and Lansdowne area is looking much closer to completion. It has been roughly a month since we last checked in on the progress of Neudorfer ... read more

UofT Daniels Architecture Announces 2016 Gehry Chair Lecture

Frank Gehry International Visiting Chair in Architectural Design, Daniels U of T
October 27, 2016 12:00 pm | by Alexander Vu | Comments
The University of Toronto's John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design has announced this year's Gehry Chair Lecture, featuring speakers Sharon Johnston, Mark Lee, and Michelle ... read more

Proposal To Bring Affordable Housing to Coxwell and Gerrard

355 Coxwell Avenue, Toronto, by Innstead Co-operative Housing Inc.
October 27, 2016 11:06 am | by Doug Ascanio Graffeo | Comments
A new proposal by Innstead Co-operative Housing Inc. seeks to bring a 6-storey co-op building to the northeast corner of Coxwell Avenue and Gerrard Street East on the east side of Toronto. Located ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Skyline from Dockside Drive

Throwback Thursday, South Core, skyline, Toronto
October 27, 2016 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Branching off of Queen's Quay East in front of the new George Brown College Waterfront Campus, Dockside Drive is flanked by Sherbourne Common on the east and Sugar Beach on the west. The short ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 27, 2016

October 27, 2016 7:56 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Torontonians prefer white cop car to grey, poll suggests; Delays mean Toronto wards unlikely to be redrawn before 2018 election; Scarborough subway champions want TTC's likely route changed; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Gardiner Fisheye

Fisheye-view of the Gardiner Expressway, image by Dan Sedran via Instagram
October 26, 2016 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features fisheye-lens view of Toronto's Gardiner Expressway at Lower Simcoe Street. Shared by Dan Sedran via Instagram, this night view gives the viewer a first ... read more

Mixed-Use Mid-Rise Proposed for 1326-1328 Wilson Avenue

1326-1328 Wilson Avenue Condos, Toronto, AJ Tregabov Architects
October 26, 2016 4:15 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
In a car-dominated area in North York, suburban-style strip plazas with surface parking jostle with mid-rise apartments and older single family homes along Wilson Avenue. It's a street that's in ... read more

Below Grade Forming Underway at Lotus Condos in North York

Lotus Condos, Chestnut Hill, Fortress RDI, Kirkor, Toronto
October 26, 2016 3:34 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been closely following the construction of Chestnut Hill Developments and Fortress Real Developments' Lotus Condos, a 12-storey Kirkor Architects Planners-designed ... read more

Ryerson Architecture Lecture Series: Pascall Rollet

Pascal Rollet, Lipsky+Rollet Architectes
October 26, 2016 3:12 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
The Department of Architectural Science at Ryerson University will continue its lecture series, with a guest speaker from Paris, France; Pascal Rollet. Along with Florence Lipsky, he is a founding ... read more

Condo and Townhomes Coming to Lawrence and Birchmount

evo Condos + Towns, Toronto, by Lalu Canada
October 26, 2016 10:45 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following the Greenland Group's much-publicized entry to the Toronto market with the Entertainment District's two-tower King Blue condo-hotel, another major East Asian developer is coming to the ... read more