The Southwood to Contribute to Kingston Road Transformation

The Southwood, Toronto, Streetcar Developments, TACT Architecture
October 13, 2015 3:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In a city where new development has been dominated by a decade of increasingly ambitious skyscrapers, the transformation of Toronto's Upper Beaches along Kingston Road is notable for the ... read more

Knitting Crosstown LRT Stations into Toronto Neighbourhoods

Yonge Station, Metrolinx, TTC, Crosslinx Transit Solutions
October 13, 2015 12:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On October 1st, preliminary designs for the Eglinton Crosstown LRT's undergound stations, at-grade stops, and track-level amenities were revealed, with the Metrolinx and Crosslinx Transit ... read more

Lifetime Developments Hosting 'SMASHED' Charity Ping Pong Event

SMASHED Charity Ping Pong event, Lifeline, Lifetime Developments
October 13, 2015 11:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Lifetime Developments, the developer behind many Toronto condominium developments we follow, is giving back to the community via a charity foundation called Lifeline. Founded in 2014, the charity ... read more

Insider Q&A: Shellianne Bedder of Spice Urban Towns

Insider Q&A: Shellianne Bedder of Spice Urban Towns
October 13, 2015 11:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Creating a good first impression is key to so many things in life, and that's as true from building a new relationship as it is for transactions when large sums are involved. As home purchases ... read more

Sponsored Post: The Cost of 2-Bedroom Condos in Toronto vs Ottawa and Hamilton

The Cost of 2-Bedroom Condos in Toronto vs Ottawa and Hamilton
October 13, 2015 10:00 am | by Editor | Comments
The Toronto Real Estate Board recently released the resale housing figures for the month of September 2015. The report shows that in the City of Toronto condo sales are up 5.6% year-over-year and ... read more

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

October 13, 2015 7:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Does Toronto need a low-income TTC pass?; Leaders hit GTA but millions have already voted in federal election; Waterfront Toronto a model of governmental co-operation; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

Photo of the Day, Toronto, facade, OISE, Bloor, Annex
October 12, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's building boom of the 1960s and 1970s brought us several notable landmarks, many of which adhere to the Brutalist style of modern architecture that was popular throughout the era. In ... read more

Metrolinx Unveils 50 Potential Sites For New GO Stations

GO station transit map
October 9, 2015 5:20 pm | by David Brake | Comments
Adding new stations to the seven GO Transit lines out of Toronto is a key part of Metrolinx’s ten year plan to transform the network into a regional express rail system. There are 63 stations now, ... read more

Nautique: A Glimpse into Burlington's High-Rise Future

Nautique Lakefront Residences, Burlington, Adi Development Group, RAW Design
October 9, 2015 1:05 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Some 50-odd kilometres from the explosive growth of Downtown Toronto's skyline, the city of Burlington is showing early signs of its own nascent urbanization, boasting a quickly developing skyline ... read more

One6Nine Jones Launches with Virtual-Reality Model Suite

One6Nine Jones Townhomes, Toronto, by Lifestyle Custom Homes, Open Architects
October 9, 2015 12:42 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As Lifetyle Custom Homes' One6Nine Jones Townhomes launched to the public, prospective buyers gathered to peruse the floorplans, learn about the amenities, and walk through the model suite of the ... read more

The Bond Ascends into the Entertainment District Skyline

The Bond, Lifetime Developments, Core Architects, Toronto
October 9, 2015 11:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since our last update on the construction of Lifetime Developments' The Bond, a 42-storey condominium development now rising in Toronto's vibrant ... read more

Abacus Lofts Creates the Unconventional from the Ordinary

Abacus Lofts, DAZ, RAW Design, Quadrangle Architects, Richard Witt, Toronto
October 9, 2015 10:07 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Abacus Lofts, the dramatic mid-rise condo building that has risen on Dundas West near Ossington, was recently completed and occupied this year to much fanfare. The 8-storey, 39-unit DAZ ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 9, 2015

October 9, 2015 7:49 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What’s down the line for Eglinton Crosstown; Toronto’s Old City Hall deserves more respect than to become a mall; Will the dream of Toronto’s Green Line ever become a reality?; ... read more

Photo of the Day: Autumn Sunrise

Photo of the Day, Toronto, sunrise, skyline
October 8, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New highrises mean new angles to capture a changing city. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by guyswhotravel, we are shown the view from ... read more

Renderings Revealed for Ambitious Eaton Chelsea Redevelopment

33 Gerrard Street West Redevelopment, Great Eagle Holdings, architectsAlliance
October 8, 2015 4:25 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following Monday's announcement of the rezoning application for Toronto's Eaton Chelsea Hotel at 33 Gerrard Street West, excitement has quickly built for the new development, with the plan for ... read more

John Sewell Talks City Affairs and 'How We Changed Toronto'

John Sewell and his book 'How We Changed Toronto', image by Marcus Mitanis
October 8, 2015 2:30 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
John Sewell, Mayor of Toronto from 1978 to 1980, recalls a time when citizen-led groups had real political sway on matters that shaped the way the city developed. Now, he says, a dysfunctional ... read more

Rosedale on Bloor Announces Canopy by Hilton as Hotel Tenant

Rosedale on Bloor, Page+Steele/IBI Group Architects, Toronto
October 8, 2015 10:36 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following last month's much-publicized announcement of the Gupta Group's 52-storey Rosedale on Bloor tower, further details regarding the project have continued to emerge. read more

Throwback Thursday: St. Lawrence Hall

Throwback Thursday, Market Square, St. Lawrence Hall, Toronto
October 8, 2015 9:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For 165 years, St. Lawrence Hall has been an architectural fixture in the neighbourhood of the same name. Though the city continues to rapidly grow around it, the Renaissance Revival-style ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 8, 2015

October 8, 2015 7:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC, Metrolinx ready for Blue Jays fans; Two towering figures in Toronto’s Thorncliffe Park; Checking Toronto’s Vital Signs; and more news... TTC, Metrolinx ready for ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sun Life Financial Tower

Photo of the Day, Sun Life Financial Tower, Toronto, South Core
October 7, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Out of the many development nodes in and around Downtown Toronto, the demand for new homes and businesses in the new South Core area has led to one of the most impressive transformations in our ... read more