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Karma Condos Rises into Toronto Skyline as Glazing Installed

Karma Condos, Toronto by Lifetime Developments and CentreCourt Developments
May 13, 2015 10:38 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Karma Condos, a 50-storey residential tower at 21 Grenville Street in Downtown Toronto, has reached a major milestone in construction. Developed by partnership of Lifetime ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 13, 2015

May 13, 2015 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Regional transit crucial for Toronto to compete globally, say GTA mayors; TTC’s new streetcars plagued with manufacturing problems; Mayor Tory backs rebuild of Gardiner ... read more

Photo of the Day: Cherry Blossoms in Infrared

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Cherry Blossoms, Sakura, infrared
May 13, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
If you have been on any photo sharing or social media sites this week, you have probably seen photos of cherry blossom trees in full bloom. Lots of them. The shots, though all beautiful to look ... read more

Revised Proposal in the Works for Theatre District Condos

30 Widmer Street, Toronto by Plaza, Quadrangle Architects
May 12, 2015 4:07 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In February, we introduced a new, 51 storey high-rise development proposal from Plaza and Quadrangle Architects at 30 Widmer Street in Toronto's Entertainment District. The proposal, initially ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Calls for Volunteers for Queens Quay Opening

Waterfront Toronto, Queens Quay Revitalization, West 8, DTAH
May 12, 2015 3:26 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
In advance of the Pan Am Games, it seems like the most of GTA is under reconstruction. One of those projects is Queens Quay Boulevard, which spans three kilometres running east-west parallel to ... read more

Crane Installed at CentreCourt Developments' Core Condos

Core Condos, CenterCourt Developments, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects
May 12, 2015 12:38 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
With its 220 condominium units sold out within its first three weeks on the market, CentreCourt Developments' Core Condos has been able to draw buyers to the east side of Downtown, where ... read more

Sponsored Post: A More Complete Picture - The Power of Aerial Mapping Through Drone Tech

The Sky Guys, Toronto, Drone Photography, aerial surveying
May 12, 2015 9:30 am | by Editor | Comments
There was a time not so long ago when the construction of a high rise building was a difficult, involved process. In order to make sure that construction proceeded as planned – that everyone’s ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 12, 2015

May 12, 2015 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Captain John’s restaurant sold to ship scrapper, will be gone by end of May; Court case between Toronto, Uber pushed back until June; Your Myseum of Toronto; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Big Top

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Cavalia, Odysseo, Distillery, Port Lands
May 12, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A familiar big white tent is back in Toronto's Port Lands once again, serving as the home of Cavalia's Odysseo equestrian show. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto ... read more

ELAD Offering Special Incentives for Dream Tower at Emerald City

Emerald City Condos, Dream Tower, ELAD Canada, Toronto, WZMH
May 11, 2015 5:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month, we took a look at continuing sales at ELAD Canada’s Emerald City community at Don Mills and Sheppard. The WZMH Architects-designed development features three ... read more

Replicated Facade at Bay Adelaide East Revealed as East Tower Crane Comes Down

Bay Adelaide Centre, Toronto by Brookfield Office Properties, WZMH Architects
May 11, 2015 4:45 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The East Tower of Brookfield Properties Bay Adelaide Centre has reached two major milestones, with the topped-off skyscraper now seeing the removal of its east crane, as well as the ... read more

Balconies Stand Out at Studio on Richmond by Aspen Ridge

May 11, 2015 3:17 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the heart of Toronto's Entertainment District, the finishing touches are currently being installed on Aspen Ridge Homes' Studio on Richmond condominiums, while the development's taller ... read more

Podium Levels Taking Shape for Lago at the Waterfront

Lago at the Waterfront, Monarch, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
May 11, 2015 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is progressing along on the podium levels of Monarch Group's Lago at the Waterfront, a 49-storey, Graziani + Corazza Architects-designed condominium development under ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 11, 2015

May 11, 2015 9:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Richmond-Adelaide bike lanes to be extended; Pan Am Games recalls volunteers' faulty shirts; Ontario employers cashing in on temporary workers; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Hydro Corridor

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Finch hydro corridor, 196 York University Rocket
May 11, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Finch hydro corridor is an part of an important power infrastructure network serving Toronto. Located in the north end of the city, the corridor runs along an east/west axis, just north of ... read more

Finishing Touches Being Added To BMO Field Renovations

BMO Field, Maple Leaf Sports + Entertainment, Gensler
May 8, 2015 5:15 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
As the countdown begins for the Toronto FC's home opener against Houston Dynamo on May 10th, all eyes are on BMO Field as the first of three phases of its renovation is essentially complete. ... read more

City Seeking Public Input for Cycling Network 10-Year Plan

Cycling Network, 10 year plan, City of Toronto
May 8, 2015 4:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As the City of Toronto works to expand its network of cycling infrastructure, a survey has been released seeking input from members of the public, in an effort to help Toronto's Transportation ... read more

City Seeks Public Engagement on Downtown East Revitalization

Downtown East Revitalization, Toronto
May 8, 2015 4:07 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
As a part of the ongoing Downtown East Revitalization, the City of Toronto is hosting a Community Consultation meeting on Wednesday, May 20, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the 291 George Street TCHC ... read more

Greenland Group Breaks Ground on King Blue Development

King Blue Condos, Greenland Group, Toronto, Page + Steele / IBI Group
May 8, 2015 1:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This morning, Shanghai-based developer Greenland Group broke ground on their King Blue development, located at the intersection of King Street West and Blue Jays Way in the heart of Toronto's ... read more

19th Century Schooner Uncovered at CityPlace Excavation Site

Newton, Forward, Concord Adex, CityPlace, Toronto, archaeology, dig, excavation
May 8, 2015 11:53 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Various land reclamation projects have dramatically altered Toronto's shoreline over several generations, burying much of our waterfront's history in the process. As redevelopment reshapes this ... read more