Returning to The Daniels Corporation's HighPark Condominiums

HighPark Condos, Toronto, The Daniels Corporation, Diamond Schmitt Architects
November 28, 2014 7:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been exactly a month since we last visited the site of The Daniels Corporation's HighPark Condominiums. On our last tour we got up-close and personal with the ... read more

Catching Up With TTC's Upcoming Highway 407 Station

Highway 407 Station, TTC, Spadina Subway Extension, Toronto
November 28, 2014 4:50 pm | by Nathan Christie | Comments
As work continues on the Toronto Transit Commission’s Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension, UrbanToronto is checking in on how each of the six stations on the extension are progressing. Today we ... read more

ZIGG Condos to Bring 166 New Homes to St. Clair Avenue West

ZIGG Condos, Kirkor Architects Planners, Madison Homes, Fieldgate Homes
November 28, 2014 3:56 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The dedicated right-of-way for the 512 streetcar on St. Clair Avenue West has improved commute times for transit riders in the midtown area, and like many transit upgrades, the line has left its ... read more

Yorkdale Mall Expansion for Nordstrom and More Progressing

November 28, 2014 1:00 pm | by Erin Cassidy | Comments
Yorkdale Shopping Centre's latest expansion, which will bring Nordstrom and other retailers to the mall owned by AIMCo and Oxford Properties, has progressed noticeably ... read more

Plaza's 50 at Wellesley Station Offers Suites in The Village

50 at Wellesley Station, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
November 28, 2014 11:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Like many neighbourhoods across Downtown Toronto, the Church-Wellesley Village is seeing some major intensification. With property values rising, a handful of new condominium developments are now ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for November 28, 2014

November 28, 2014 9:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
John Tory paints ‘realistic picture’ of Toronto’s biggest challenges in ‘state of the city’ address; Doug Ford announces he will not be running for the leadership of the Ontario ... read more

Photo of the Day: Evening in the South Core

Photo of the Day, South Core, southcore, Toronto
November 28, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's South Core area remains a hotbed of construction activity, and the ongoing transformation of the area is now looking a lot less like an isolated island of high-rise towers, and more like ... read more

Delta Toronto Hotel Officially Opens at Simcoe and Bremner

Delta Toronto, the tallest hotel-only tower in the city, image by Marcus Mitanis
November 27, 2014 8:27 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Since Delta Hotels and Resorts announced its departure from its flagship location at Yonge and Gerrard in 2012, they have been busy with construction of their new landmark at Simcoe and Bremner in ... read more

INDX Condos Climbing into the Financial District Skyline

INDX Condos, Lifetime, CentreCourt, Page+Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
November 27, 2014 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Financial District is one of the busiest parts of town during normal business hours, but the relative lack of residential space has always sapped the area of its energy once office ... read more

Exploring Toronto from atop CHAZ.Yorkville Condos

Looking south towards downtown and Five St. Joseph, image by Marcus Mitanis
November 27, 2014 2:28 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Yesterday, we took a peek inside the suites of CHAZ Yorkville Condos while also exploring the two-storey CHAZ Club, which will soon provide residents with a lounging space in the sky. The ... read more

Plans for Interim St. Lawrence Market North Revealed

St. Lawrence Market North
November 27, 2014 11:45 am | by Rami Kozman | Comments
When it was completed in 1968 as a Canadian Centennial project, the St. Lawrence Market North building was intended to be a temporary structure that would ultimately be replaced by a permanent ... read more

Throwback Thursday: One Bloor East

Throwback Thursday, One Bloor East, Roy's Square, Toronto
November 27, 2014 9:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing construction of Great Gulf Homes' landmark One Bloor East has already permanently transformed the Yonge and Bloor streetscape, having done away with the low-rise 'Roy's ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for November 27, 2014

November 27, 2014 9:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Hazel McCallion, in her own words, on her last day as Mississauga mayor after almost four decades; Doug Ford expected to announce provincial Tory leadership ... read more

Photo of the Day: Reflected Traffic

Photo of the Day, Bathurst Bridge, Toronto
November 27, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
111 years ago, the steel truss bridge which currently carries Bathurst Street traffic over the downtown rail corridor was built to move rail traffic over the Humber River, kilometres to the west ... read more

Condominium Tower Proposed at Church and Charles

68 70 Charles Street, Church Street, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
November 26, 2014 5:18 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Possibly more than any other street in our beloved Toronto, Charles Street is going through a radical transformation as condominium towers are popping up on what seems like every property. East of ... read more

Demolition Proceeds at The World's Biggest Bookstore

The World's Biggest Bookstore, 20 Edward, Lifetime Developments, Toronto
November 26, 2014 2:19 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In February this year, we reported on the sale of The World's Biggest Bookstore on Edward Street to Lifetime Developments for $51.5 million, and their plans for its redevelopment ... read more

Touring the Suites and the Club at the CHAZ.Yorkville Condo

The CHAZ Club  offers great views of the city, image by Craig White
November 26, 2014 1:40 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
In Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville area, construction on Casa II has popped up above ground level now, but its neighbour across the street reached its final height. At 47 storeys, CHAZ ... read more

Renderings Look at Life Inside The Residences of 488 University

The Residences of 488 University Avenue, Amexon, Core Architects
November 26, 2014 11:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's grand boulevard, University Avenue, is home to some of the country's largest medical and research-related institutions, the Ontario Legislature, and several other public and private ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for November 26, 2014

November 26, 2014 9:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto looks to reduce lane widths in hopes of getting cars to slow down, using extra space for other things; Airport workers to get a discount on new Union Station-Pearson ... read more

Photo of the Day: Twisted Sisters

Photo of the Day, Absolute World, Marilyn, Mississauga
November 26, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mississauga has a modern landmark in Absolute World, a unique twin-tower development designed by MAD architects for developers Cityzen Development ... read more