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Bloor-Yorkville Skyline Now Joined by Rising Nicholas Residences

Nicholas Residences, Toronto
October 22, 2013 6:15 pm | by Luca Campacci | Comments
Construction on the Nicholas Residences located near Yonge and Bloor continues with half of the tower's floors now erected, and glazing now applied on the first half dozen. Located at 75 ... read more

Proposal to Redevelop Ridpath's Site on Yonge goes to the OMB

Ridpath 906 Yonge Street Rendering, KPMB Architects, Toronto, Ontario
October 22, 2013 2:09 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
The Tudor styling of the 106-year-old Ridpath's Furnishings building at 906 Yonge Street is certainly eye-catching amongst all the familiar and mostly unremarkable post-Modern developments that ... read more

Teeple-Designed Condo Proposed for 143 Avenue Road

143 Avenue Road, Toronto by Dash Developments, Teeple Architects
October 22, 2013 1:15 pm | by James Bombales | Comments
Dash Developments Inc. has submitted an application to amend a City of Toronto Zoning By-law that would permit the construction of a 12-storey mid-rise mixed-use building on Avenue Road, near the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For October 22, 2013

October 22, 2013 10:30 am | by Luca Campacci | Comments
Toronto Port Authority decries critics' 'doomsday' concerns about Porter's plan to fly jets from island airport; Bloor Street bike lanes makes headway at city hall; and more news. Rob Ford leaves ... read more

Photo of the Day: Toronto From The Air

Toronto skyline from the air
October 22, 2013 12:00 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Today's photo brings us thousands of feet above Toronto, giving us a wonderful view of breadth of the city. We can see the dense, tall core spread north along Yonge, but flatten out quite rapidly ... read more

Richard Witt of Quadrangle Architects on DUKE Condos

Quadrangle, TAS, DUKE Condo
October 21, 2013 3:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
UrbanToronto’s Stephanie Calvet sat down with Richard Witt, principal at Quadrangle Architects, to discuss the inspiration for DUKE Condo’s design. The mid-rise building, which takes its name from ... read more

Demolition Proceeding at Concert Properties' 88 Scott

88 Scott Street by Concert in Toronto Ontario
October 21, 2013 1:30 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Situated between the fresh produce of St. Lawrence Market and the freshly scrubbed faces of Bay Street is 88 Scott by Concert Properties. Set to rise 58 storeys and accommodate 480 units, along ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For October 21, 2013

October 21, 2013 10:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Toronto No. 2 in list of world's most reputable cities; casino opportunities continue to shrink in Greater Toronto; planners work to get Pan Am Games athletes to the game on time; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sunset Sailing in the City

Ashbridge's Bay Park, Toronto
October 21, 2013 12:00 am | by James Bombales | Comments
You don't need to travel to Muskoka to enjoy a gorgeous sunset on the water. Flickr user, thelearningcurvedotca, proves just that in today's photo of the day, posted on UrbanToronto's Flickr pool. ... read more

TWENTY Lofts Grand Opening Includes Bright Model Suites

Bright corner living area in a model suite for Twenty, Streetcar Developments
October 18, 2013 4:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
This weekend's launch of TWENTY, the new loft condominium building at Dundee Realty and Streetcar Developments' Carnaby site at Queen Street West and Gladstone Avenue, includes a look at a ... read more

Touring Freed's Fashion House: Part 2 - Suites, Amenities and Views

Fashion House, Freed Developments, Core Architects, King West, Toronto
October 18, 2013 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this week we took you inside the ground floor of Freed’s Fashion House, one of the many new condominium developments reshaping the trendy King West strip. The beautifully executed ... read more

Panoramic Views from B.streets Condos at Bloor and Bathurst

B.street Condos Toronto Bloor Bathurst Toronto Street
October 18, 2013 12:40 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Lindvest Properties' B.streets Condos is currently under construction near the corner of Bloor & Bathurst in The Annex. This area of the city is relatively low-rise compared to much of ... read more

Emerald Park Towers Continue to Rise in North York

October 18, 2013 11:25 am | by James Bombales | Comments
Construction continues at Bazis Inc., Metropia and Plazacorp’s Emerald Park condos in North York’s busy Yonge and Sheppard intersection. When completed, this development will consist of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For October 18, 2013

October 18, 2013 10:25 am | by James Bombales | Comments
Toronto police consider body-worn video cameras; photo of sleeping city worker prompts questions on Mayor's own work ethic; Toronto named second most reputable city in the world; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ontario Place

Ontario Place, Toronto
October 18, 2013 12:00 am | by James Bombales | Comments
Through the years, Ontario Place was a go-to stop for many Toronto families and visitors to the city. Forum member axechisel has captured a great shot of the waterfront property in today's photo ... read more

Streetcar's Twenty Lofts Launches This Weekend

Twenty at 20 Gladstone, Toronto, Streetcar Developments, TACT Architecture
October 17, 2013 6:10 pm | by Michael Harris | Comments
The corner of Queen Street West and Gladstone has been the site of an ongoing transformation ever since Streetcar Developments began work on the intimate loft style building called Two ... read more

Tower Now Visible as Construction Continues for FIVE

FIVE condo, Toronto
October 17, 2013 1:35 pm | by Luca Campacci | Comments
Onlookers from the street can now see the development of the compelling tower for FIVE a condominium by Five St. Joseph Developments Ltd., a joint venture of Graywood Developments ... read more

Progress on Heritage Preservation at Bay Adelaide Centre East

Heritage facade, Bay Adelaide Tower East, Brookfield Properties, Toronto
October 17, 2013 11:35 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
While people and traffic stream by, construction continues throughout the site of Brookfield Properties’ Bay Adelaide Centre East, the second phase of the three-tower development that is the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For October 17, 2013

October 17, 2013 10:30 am | by Michael Harris | Comments
Farming at Jane-Finch; state of Toronto schools; sleeping city workers; elephants head south; and more news. Drivers already paying a toll for Ontario roads, study finds (Toronto ... read more

Photo of the Day: Downtown Density

Downtown Toronto
October 17, 2013 12:00 am | by James Bombales | Comments
Many local photographers would agree that the Toronto Islands offer one of the best views of the skyline. Today's photo of the day, by Forum member udo, was taken from aboard the William ... read more