Throwback Thursday: Lower Church Street

Throwback Thursday, Lower Church Street, Toronto
October 29, 2015 10:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's St. Lawrence neighbourhood is known for its historic charm, but new modern additions are not uncommon in this area of the city. Back on August 12, 2006, construction was ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 29, 2015

October 29, 2015 8:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC Will Take Legal Action Against Bombardier; 'Military artifact' found at Toronto construction site; Markham NHL arena was on thin ice from the beginning; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Daniels Spectrum

Photo of the Day, Daniels Spectrum, Toronto
October 29, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Completed in 2012, The Daniels Corporation and Artscape's Daniels Spectrum is just one of many elements in the ongoing revitalization of Toronto's Regent Park ... read more

Ontario Announces Plan to End Chronic Homelessness by 2025

Deb Matthews addresses the audience, surrounded by members of the Advisory Panel
October 28, 2015 6:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On the morning of October 28th, Government Ministers, bureaucrats, press secretaries, and journalists joined member's of Toronto's homeless population in taking shelter from the cold, pouring ... read more

Mattamy/Biddington Announce Development at Yonge & Belsize

J. Davis House, Toronto, by Mattamy Homes and Biddington Homes,  Graziani + Cora
October 28, 2015 5:38 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The parking lot and empty storefronts that stand out against the otherwise lively stretch of Davisville at Yonge south of Belsize are finally set to make way for new development, as Mattamy Homes ... read more

Shoring Work Prepares King Blue Site for Big Dig

King Blue Condos, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Greenland Group
October 28, 2015 4:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this year, Greenland Group officially marked their entry into the Canadian housing market with a ceremonial groundbreaking at the site of King Blue, a condominium ... read more

Toronto Symposium Welcomes World's Leading Urban Thinkers

Urban Land Institute
October 28, 2015 2:40 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On November 2nd and 3rd, a global delegation of of urban thinkers and innovators will congregate in Metro Toronto Convention Centre for the Urban Land Institute's (ULI) 2015 Toronto Symposium. ... read more

SQ Condos Rises Above Grade as Alexandra Park Rebuild Progresses

SQ Condos, Tridel, Teeple Architects, Alexandra Park, Toronto
October 28, 2015 2:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following on the early success of the mixed-income renewal now underway in the Regent Park community, Toronto's Alexandra Park community is now being rebuilt too. A partnership ... read more

UrbanToronto Tours Entertaiment District's Studio on Richmond

Studio on Richmond, Toronto, by Aspen Ridge Homes, Quadrangle Architects
October 28, 2015 12:17 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With construction wrapping up at Studio on Richmond, UrbanToronto toured the 31-storey tower, already becoming home to the Entertainment District's newest residents. Taking in the amenities and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 28, 2015

October 28, 2015 8:51 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto wants to make it easier to set up sidewalk patios; Brampton says no to millions in provincial transit line funding; Another record month for new low-rise home prices; ... read more

Photo of the Day: Splendor

Photo of the Day, Gardiner Expressway, South Core, Toronto
October 28, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
South of Toronto's downtown rail corridor, the area known as the South Core continues to grow as new high-rise additions rise into the skyline. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Construction Now Underway at Harmony Village Sheppard

Harmony Village Sheppard, Citycore Developments, Fortress Real Developments
October 27, 2015 5:15 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following this summer's ceremonial groundbreaking, construction is now well underway at Harmony Village Sheppard. With the first phase of the two-tower, 291-unit project by City Core Developments ... read more

City of Toronto to Host Talk on Net-Zero Buildings

TransformTO, Talk Transformation, City of Toronto
October 27, 2015 4:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Prime Minister-designate's ambitious climate change policy could translate to major changes in how we address emissions and threats to the environment in Canada, and it will take the ... read more

Massive Pour Creates E Condos Foundation at Yonge and Eglinton

E Condos, Bazis, Metropia, RioCan, Yonge and Eglinton, Toronto
October 27, 2015 3:48 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
This past weekend, the excavation site for E Condos by Bazis, Metropia, and RioCan, marked a major milestone, as 3,300 cubic metres of concrete was poured to form the ... read more

ConneXion Joining Etobicoke's Up and Coming Six Points

ConneXion, Etobicoke, by North Star Homes, TACT Architecture
October 27, 2015 2:42 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In a city of construction cranes and rising towers, the area surrounding Etobicoke's Six Points Interchange is one of Toronto's more highly concentrated centres of development. Designated as a hub ... read more

Province Streamlines Off-Road Bike Path and Trail Building Process

Toronto, cycling, infrastructure, Province of Ontario
October 27, 2015 12:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As part of an effort to improve transportation around the province, combat climate change, and improve public health, the Provincial Government has created a new process that gives municipalities ... read more

W Towns Brings Family-Friendly Housing to Weston Village

W Towns, Toronto, by First Avenue Homes, pml.A
October 27, 2015 12:02 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As construction gets set to begin at W Towns, the family-friendly development is now over 80% sold out, with shoring and excavation work set to start as soon as the final City permits are ... read more

Sponsored Post: eXom Drone Improves Mapping and Inspection Capabilities

eXom drone, The Sky Guys
October 27, 2015 9:00 am | by Editor | Comments
It’s the stuff of James Bond movies. It delivers lethally accurate imaging, has ultrasonic stability sensors and possesses artificial intelligence. Best of all, The Sky Guys are the first company ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 27, 2015

October 27, 2015 8:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This Toronto home is an architectural marvel. It also costs $23 million; Mississauga remakes Lakeview’s long-lost waterfront; TTC "too full" to attract expected ridership ... read more

Photo of the Day: Great Hall

Photo of the Day, Great Hall, Union Station, Toronto
October 27, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Union Station remains one of Toronto's most iconic historic landmarks. Behind the 22 40-foot-tall Bedford limestone columns, Union Station's Great Hall is just as impressive. In ... read more