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Toronto Architecture Tours Showcases The City's Best

ROM, Royal Ontario Museum, Daniel Libeskind
May 29, 2013 3:45 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
The Toronto Society of Architects is back for its fourth year bringing tours of Toronto's best buildings including many overlooked ones. The Toronto Architecture Tours offer the oppurtunity to get ... read more

Concord Adex's Quartz and Spectra Projects Fill the Gap

Spectra, Concord Adex, RAW Design
May 29, 2013 12:35 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The landmark Concord CityPlace community continues to grow, with the construction of sister towers Quartz and Spectra advancing at a good clip. Located at the corner of Dan Leckie Way ... read more

Our Disappearing Heritage: 267 Queen E Improperly Demolished

Queen Street East, demolition, City of Toronto, Ontario Heritage Act
May 29, 2013 11:10 am | by Jason Allen | Comments
Property owner and contractor both summonsed to appear in court after demolishing a 19th century heritage building without a permit. read more

Then and Now: 90 Wellington West, George N. Morang Publishers

90 Wellington St West, Toronto, circa 1898
May 29, 2013 8:45 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. George N. Morang & Co., Publishers. 90 Wellington Street West, circa 1898. Now. April 2013. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 29, 2013

May 29, 2013 8:40 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
After a soggy evening, the DVP is flooded out for morning commuters; a downtown Walmart; Ford denounces transit funding plan; Vaughan backs a casino; can Metrolinx really succeed; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sun Kissed Glass

Royal Bank Plaza, Toronto
May 28, 2013 11:00 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
With the sun setting on the Royal Bank Plaza, the glass becomes a shimmering and glistening spectacle that is difficult to look away from. This photo also captures the distinct architecture and ... read more

Catching Up With The Berwick at Yonge and Eglinton

The Berwick and CityTowns Andrin Homes The Brown Group Page + Steele Toronto
May 28, 2013 3:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Midtown Toronto’s ongoing real-estate renaissance continues to draw in both home buyers and investors at a steady pace. With construction now underway on the 19-kilometre Eglinton-Scarborough ... read more

The Crosstown LRT to Bring Rapid Transit through Mid-Toronto

Metrolinx, TTC, Eglinton Crosstown LRT
May 28, 2013 2:00 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Across the centre of the city, Metrolinx and the TTC are bringing new rapid transit to Toronto. The Eglinton-Scarborough Crosstown LRT is a 19-kilometre Light Rail Transit line stretching from ... read more

Tonight: City Planning Hosts Workshop on the Future of Eglinton

Toronto, Eglington Avenue
May 28, 2013 1:25 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Toronto's City Planning division is currently conducting a study on Eglinton Avenue from Jane Street to just beyond Kennedy Station, called the Eglinton Connects Planning Study. Public ... read more

Second Round Starts on Condo Consultation by the City of Toronto

E Condos, Toronto
May 28, 2013 1:05 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Scheduled to occur from May 30th to June 5th, the City of Toronto is inviting condominium residents, members of condominium boards, property managers and business owners located within ... read more

Three Teams Shortlisted for St. Michael's Hospital Expansion

St.Michael's Hospital, Diamond Schmitt Architects
May 28, 2013 12:50 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Three companies have been shortlisted to design, build and finance the construction of "St. Michael's Hospital 3.0", which includes a new 17-storey patient care tower and the renovation of ... read more

Then and Now: Richmond and Duncan

Richmond and Duncan, Toronto, circa 1915
May 28, 2013 8:50 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Northeast corner of Richmond West and Duncan. Circa 1915. Now. April 2013. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 28, 2013

May 28, 2013 8:38 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Believe it or not, Rob Ford isn't the only topic headlining the news these days. In today's news: threat of tax hike in order to make way for Toronto transit plan; cost of the expansion; new ... read more

Photo of the Day: Inside Looking Out

View of downtown Toronto's L Tower condo
May 27, 2013 11:00 pm | by Editor | Comments
This view was captured from inside one of downtown Toronto's older condo buildings. It gives us a nicely framed view of one of the city's brand new condos, L Tower, which is on its way to ... read more

Fort York Visitor Centre Under Construction for Bicentennial

Fort York Visitor Centre, Patkau Architects, Kearns Mancini, Toronto
May 27, 2013 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two hundred years and one month ago—to the day—the rumbling of cannon fire shook the fledgling town of York as nearly 2,000 American troops stormed the shores immediately south of the city’s sole ... read more

GTA Home Sales Dip in April on Curtailed Low-Rise Supply

Cresford Developments, architectsAlliance, Casa III
May 27, 2013 4:05 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
GTA new home sales in 2013 have taken a drop from their 2012 numbers as supply weakens and demand drops. Compared with 2012, RealNet Canada found total year-to-date home sales were 37% lower, due ... read more

The Pug Awards Looks at New Condominiums in Toronto

500 Wellington Condos Toronto by Freed Developments
May 27, 2013 1:10 pm | by Jennifer Muallim | Comments
Love It, Like It or Hate It — this refers to your voting options in the annual Pug Awards.  Condos in Toronto — when else do we get a chance to give our input to the development industry and ... read more

Three Towers Rise at Emerald City Across From Fairview Mall

Emerald City, WZMH Architects, Elad Canada
May 27, 2013 12:40 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
There is great momentum at Emerald City, the first phase of the much larger Parkway Forest Re-Urbanization, which seeks to transform a 1960s development of suburban towers ... read more

Metrolinx Releases Investment Strategy for Transit Expansion

Metrolinx, TTC, Eglinton Crosstown LRT
May 27, 2013 12:10 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
After several years of study and multiple consultations with citizens and the private sector, Metrolinx has released its Investment Strategy. To fund the Next Wave of projects in Metrolinx's Big ... read more

Then and Now: Copp Clark Company, Wellington and Portland

Copp Clark Company, Wellington and Portland, Toronto, circa 1913
May 27, 2013 8:46 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. The Copp Clark Company Limited. Wellington and Portland, southeast corner, circa 1913. Now. April 2013. read more