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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 7, 2016

July 7, 2016 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Lower TTC ridership leaves $25 million budget gap; The Dwindling Capacity of the Yonge Subway; Toronto home prices surge 20% as buyers face ‘uphill battle’; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: City Hall and the TORONTO Sign

Photo of the Day, Toronto, sign, City Hall
July 7, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since being installed prior to the 2015 Pan Am and Para Pan Am Games, the TORONTO sign in Nathan Phillips Square has become a favourite for photographers. In today's Photo of the Day, ... read more

Galleria Mall Redevelopment Assessed at Design Review Panel

Galleria Mall Redevelopment, Toronto, by Freed, ELAD
July 6, 2016 6:26 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
There is no proposal, and there is no application, yet the planned Galleria Mall redevelopment is in some ways already more evolved than many of the submissions that come before the City of ... read more

New Phases Proposed for Daniels Erin Mills in Mississauga

2475 Eglinton Avenue West, The Daniels Corporation, Kirkor, Mississauga
July 6, 2016 3:53 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Daniels Corporation's new community at Erin Mills Parkway and Eglinton Avenue West in Mississauga continues to grow. The first three towers at the Kirkor Architects-designed development ... read more

Metrolinx Takes First Steps Towards Stouffville GO Line Upgrades

GO RER Stouffville weekday service map
July 6, 2016 2:20 pm | by David Brake | Comments
Metrolinx is looking for contractors to design and build infrastructure for improved GO service on the Stouffville rail corridor, Ontario has announced. The projects include the following changes ... read more

Grid's Sunday School Lofts Offering Family-Sized Layouts

Sunday School Lofts, Grid Developments, George Popper Architect, Toronto
July 6, 2016 12:34 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month, we introduced Grid Developments' Sunday School Lofts, a new four-storey condominium development planned for Dewhurst Boulevard, just north of Danforth Avenue between ... read more

Explainer: Tetraphobia

July 6, 2016 10:54 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Continuing our weekly 'Explainer' series, today's SkyriseCities crosspost provides an overview of the term 'tetraphobia.' Although the fear of the number four may seem like a bit of a departure ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 6, 2016

July 6, 2016 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario to renovate massive Bay St. office complex; York Region Wants a Subway, Overstates Available Capacity; John Tory ‘ready’ to support new taxes to pay for Toronto ... read more

Photo of the Day: Canada Day Fireworks

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Lake Ontario, fireworks, Canada Day, skyline
July 6, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the Canada Day long weekend now in the books, several photos capturing fireworks displays are appearing in our Flickr Pool. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

EY Tower Roof: Unique Presence Joins Financial District Skyline

EY Tower, Toronto, Oxford Properties, Kohn Pedersen Fox, WZMH
July 5, 2016 4:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Stepping off the hoist elevator, we're high above the streets of Toronto's Financial District, with Nathan Phillips Square a miniature diorama to the north. We're on the 40th floor of the EY ... read more

Introducing ELAD's The Park Club in Emerald City

The Park Club, Emerald City, ELAD Canada, WZMH Architects, Toronto
July 5, 2016 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
ELAD Canada's master-planned Emerald City community continues to grow, with construction now well underway at the Don Mills and Sheppard site of fourth phase 'The Colours of Emerald City' and ... read more

Mayor Tory Challenges Multi-Unit Buildings to Reduce Waste

Toronto Condo developments, photo by Flickr User BRJ INC., via Creative Commons
July 5, 2016 2:10 pm | by Sreedha Varanasi | Comments
Mayor John Tory has challenged Toronto's apartment and condo buildings to go greener, with his Mayor's Towering Challenge. The voluntary competition is aimed at encouraging ... read more

Amenities at Central Park Ajax Cater to a Range of Lifestyles

Central Park Ajax, Kirkor Architects Planners, LeMine Investment Group
July 5, 2016 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's red-hot housing market remains out of reach to many, while other suburban markets are offering competitive prices and easy commutes to the Downtown Core. In Ajax—just a 35 minute train ... read more

Boutique Templar Hotel Up For Sale in Entertainment District

Templar Hotel, Core Consultants Realty, rhed, Toronto
July 5, 2016 10:52 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Toronto's Templar Hotel is now up for sale under a power of sale, as the young luxury boutique hotel looks for a new owner to continue its growing success in the heart of the Entertainment ... read more

383 Sorauren Design Reflects Area's Century-Old Industrial Roots

383 Sorauren, Toronto, Gairloch, Centrestone, architectsAlliance
July 5, 2016 10:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new condominium development is fast revealing its exterior envelope at the meeting point between the Parkdale, Brockton Village, and Roncesvalles neighbourhoods. Gairloch ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 5, 2016

July 5, 2016 8:56 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bike Share Toronto rolls into the big time with major expansion; Why Toronto Needs a Low-Income Metropass Program; How transit hubs can spur dense development; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Morning Mist

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Lake Ontario, sunrise
July 5, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day presents a dramatic aerial view of Toronto captured from an airplane. Submitted to the Toronto Skyline photo thread by Forum contributor G.L.17, this sunrise shot looks ... read more

EY Tower: An Inside Look at the Concourse Building Replica

EY Tower, Toronto, by Oxford Properties, Kohn Pedersen Fox, WZMH
July 4, 2016 5:32 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Last week, we toured the construction site of one of Toronto's most talked-about Downtown developments. Now reaching its full height of 40 storeys, the Kohn Pedersen Fox-designed EY Tower already ... read more

Crane Removed as Cladding Rises at Daniels' The Bartholomew

The Bartholomew, Daniels, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
July 4, 2016 4:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few weeks since our last update on the construction of The Daniels Corporation's The Bartholomew, the latest market condominium development to rise in the rebuilt Regent ... read more

Lots of Progress on Streetcar's Broadview Hotel Restoration

Broadview Hotel, ERA Architects, Streetcar Developments, Toronto, Riverside
July 4, 2016 4:04 pm | by Michael Uttley | Comments
In February, we checked in with the Broadview Hotel restoration and expansion by Streetcar Developments. Situated at the northwest corner of Broadview Avenue and Queen Street East, the building ... read more