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Transit Hub Signals Bold Reinvention of Toronto's Pearson Airport

Pearson Transit Hub, Mississauga, by GTAA
February 7, 2017 6:05 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Dramatic changes could be coming to Toronto's Pearson International Airport. Informally dubbed 'Union Station West,' a proposed Pearson transit hub is being touted as a transformative upgrade to ... read more

Ryerson Announces New Centre for Urban Innovation on Gerrard

Ryerson Centre for Urban Innovation, Moriyama & Teshima, ERA Architects
February 7, 2017 4:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last July, a planning application for 44 Gerrard Street East outlined plans for Ryerson University's new Centre for Urban Innovation (CUI). Today, Ryerson released further details of the ... read more

Three Towers Progressing at ELAD's Emerald City in North York

Emerald City, Block B, ELAD Canada, WZMH Architects, Toronto
February 7, 2017 2:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Come along with us on a tour of Emerald City at Don Mills and Sheppard as we check on the progress of construction. read more

Mid-Rise Residential to Replace Beer Store on Gerrard East

227 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, Rosewater, Architecture Unfolded
February 7, 2017 12:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The final weeks of 2016 saw slew of new development proposals submitted to the City of Toronto, racing to beat increased development charges that took effect on January 1. Another in the string of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 7, 2017

February 7, 2017 9:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ryerson University plans innovation hub in heritage building; New parkettes with free Wi-Fi planned for Queen Street West; Why Regent Park’s Revitalization Needs $108 ... read more

Photo of the Day: Spadina and Dundas

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Spadina, Dundas
February 7, 2017 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a northeast view over the Spadina and Dundas intersection in Toronto's Chinatown. Submitted to our Flickr Pool by matthewsmithphoto, this shot shows a ... read more

Growth To Watch For 2017: York to Yorkdale to York Mills

3450 Dufferin Street, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Gupta Homes, Toronto
February 6, 2017 5:55 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
With the second month of 2017 upon us, we continue our development tour through Toronto, taking stock of the changes we can expect across the city this year. Moving just east from where we last ... read more

Tower-in-the-Park Infill Planned on Sheppard at Don Mills

1650 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, by Rafael + Bigauskas
February 6, 2017 5:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Among the plethora of development applications received by Toronto in the last days of 2016 (before fees increased in the new year), a wave of infill projects re-imagined the sites of older ... read more

Flaire Condos Ups Space Age Modern Vibe in Don Mills

Flaire Condos, Fram, Cadillac Fairview, Giannone Petricone, Toronto
February 6, 2017 5:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since opening in 2009, The Shops at Don Mills has grown to become a community hub in the Don Mills and Lawrence area, and has sparked regeneration in its immediate surroundings. Following in the ... read more

Ellie Condos Puts Emphasis on Mews in New Renderings

February 6, 2017 2:56 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Among the vast number of proposals submitted to Toronto City Planning in the last weeks of 2016, G Group Development were one group with a revised application for a rezoning and Official Plan ... read more

Scarborough High-Rise Plan Advances at Sheppard and Pharmacy

Wish Condos, Toronto, by Liberty Developments, Turner Fleischer Architects
February 6, 2017 12:58 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In late 2014, an OPA and rezoning proposal for a 30-storey, 365-unit tower was tabled for the southeast corner of Sheppard East and Pharmacy in Scarborough. Replacing a mid-century strip mall, the ... read more

First Glimpse of Suite Interiors at Lindvest's SuperSonic Condos

SuperSonic Condos, Lindvest, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
February 6, 2017 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following on the sales success of Lindvest Properties 28-storey Sonic Condos, the developer has introduced a second phase for the Don Mills and Eglinton community, dubbed SuperSonic Condos. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 6, 2017

February 6, 2017 9:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
‘Very serious’ allegations over Scarborough subway debate referred to auditor general; How Queen and Broadview's small businesses are losing to gentrification; As Toronto ... read more

Photo of the Day: Urban Density

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
February 6, 2017 1:00 am | by Alexander Vu | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day presents a view of Toronto's growing skyline. Submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Oscar Flores, this southeast-facing shot permits a view of the city's many ... read more

An Honest Farewell: Saying Goodbye to a Toronto Icon

November 2015, Honest Ed's in brighter days, image by UT Flickr Contributor A Gr
February 3, 2017 5:40 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Still an unmistakable Toronto presence at the southwest corner of Bloor and Bathurst, Honest Ed's has been shuttered since the end of December, with Mirvish Village's smaller retailers following ... read more

TREB Releases January 2017 Real Estate Market Figures

TREB Releases January 2017 Real Estate Market Figures
February 3, 2017 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following another record year for the Greater Toronto Area's real estate market, the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has released figures for January 2017, showing that the market has ... read more

A Look at the Rooftop Amenity Deck at Brandy Lane's The Davies

The Davies, Brandy Lane Homes, SMV Architects, Toronto
February 3, 2017 2:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Set to add 36 luxury condominium units to Avenue Road just north of Dupont, Brandy Lane Homes' The Davies will soon rise 9 storeys over Robertson Davies Park. Residents of ... read more

City Launches Pilot for Minor Variance & Consent Mediation

Nathan Phillips Square and Toronto City Hall, image by Jack Landau
February 3, 2017 1:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
This month, the City of Toronto is launching a pilot mediation program for dispute resolution in Minor Variance and Consent applications that come before the Committee of Adjustment. The free, ... read more

Previewing the Amenity Layout at "home: Power and Adelaide"

home: Power and Adelaide, Great Gulf Homes, Hullmark, Core Architects, Toronto
February 3, 2017 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As marketing kicks into gear for Great Gulf and Hullmark's home: Power and Adelaide, renderings and supporting material are providing insight into the specifics of the ... read more

Shoring Begins for Daniels' The Wyatt in Regent Park

The Wyatt, The Daniels Corporation, KPMB Architects, Toronto
February 3, 2017 11:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction has commenced on the first condominium component in Phase 3 of the ongoing Regent Park revitalization. In late January, shoring activity was spotted on Block 29 at the intersection of ... read more