Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 16, 2015

April 16, 2015 7:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Robarts Library Is Getting a Giant New Pavillion; Hybrid, rebuild options on the table for eastern Gardiner; City staff propose loosening food-truck bylaws again; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: 401 Trails

Photo of the Day, Toronto, highway 401, traffic
April 15, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The stretch of Highway 401 passing through Toronto is considered the world's busiest. The 401 is also one of the world's widest highways, stretching up to 18 lanes wide. While most of us are all ... read more

Crosstown TBMs to be Moved in Elaborate Operation Starting Friday

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Aecon, ACS Dragados, Metrolinx, TTC, Toronto
April 15, 2015 5:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
By 2020, Eglinton West Station will be one of the many stops on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT, greatly improving transit connectivity and traffic at the Allen and Eglinton intersection. Just don't ... read more

First Signs of Demolition Signal Start of Work at 1 Yorkville Site

1 Yorkville condos Toronto, Rosario Varacalli, Bazis, Plaza
April 15, 2015 3:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Several planned high-rise developments are set to reshape the Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood in the coming years, including Bazis and Plaza's ambitious condominium project, 1 ... read more

Below-Grade Levels Rising at Cumberland at Yorkville Plaza

Cumberland at Yorkville Plaza, Camrost-Felcorp, WZMH Architects, Toronto
April 15, 2015 2:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Developer Camrost-Felcorp is in the process of redeveloping the former Yorkville Four Seasons site, converting the previous location of the hotel into a condominium tower, while also ... read more

Tridel's One and Two Old Mill Condos Substantially Complete

One Old Mill, KirKor Architects, Tidel
April 15, 2015 10:42 am | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
The downtown core of Toronto has become a hotbed of development, with new office buildings and skyscrpaing condominium towers popping up in nearly every corner. The city is growing in further out ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 8:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Apartment boom builds in Toronto in sign more are giving up on home ownership; Toronto must choose priority for Gardiner Expressway; UPX sticker shock starts to wear off; ... read more

Photo of the Day: City Hall

photo of the Day, Toronto, city hall
April 14, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Architect Viljo Revell's design for Toronto's City Hall has certainly stood the test of time, looking just as modern as it did upon completion 50 years ago in 1965. The most popular angle for ... read more

Plaza's Musee Reaches Grade as Oneeleven Continues to Rise

Musée condos, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto, oneeleven, Harhay
April 14, 2015 4:01 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been following the activity at the side-by-side construction sites of Plaza's Musée Condos and Harhay's oneeleven Condos, two condominium developments on Adelaide Street West, at ... read more

Tree House Residents to Take Root in Birch Cliff

The Tree House presentation centre, image by Craig White
April 14, 2015 3:40 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Southwest Scarborough's Birch Cliff neighbourhood is about to welcome three blocks of modern condominium townhomes designed by the bold Winnipeg-based 5468796 Architecture. Developed ... read more

Lash and Goldman's The Barrington Coming to Bathurst and St. Clair

The Barrington, Richmond Architects, Lash Group, The Goldman Group, Toronto
April 14, 2015 11:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Lash Group and The Goldman Group are bringing a new condominium development to the southeast edge of Toronto's Humewood neighbourhood. On Bathurst Street just north of St. ... read more

Metrus Development Rebrands with Name Change to DG Group

April 14, 2015 10:45 am | by Editor | Comments
Property developer Metrus, one of the largest land development companies in the GTA, made the announcement earlier today that the company is rebranding and changing its name to DG Group. “Our ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 14, 2015

April 14, 2015 8:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Price tag on Gardiner East proposal more than $900-million, assessment to say; TTC hires firm to manage troubled Spadina subway extension; How the Rogers Centre turns a ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Dome

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CN Tower, Rogers Centre, SkyDome
April 13, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two of the structures most often associated with Toronto are located in close proximity to one another a few blocks southwest of the Financial District. The CN Tower and Rogers Centre, the latter ... read more

Globe and Mail Centre Now Pushing Past Ground Level

Globe and Mail Centre, First Gulf, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Toronto
April 13, 2015 3:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is picking up speed at the site of First Gulf's Globe and Mail Centre, a 17-storey, Diamond Schmitt Architects-designed office building that will add 500,000 ... read more

Excavation and Demolition Ongoing at E Condos Site

E Condos, Toronto, Roy Varacalli, Bazis Inc., Metropia, RioCan
April 13, 2015 2:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since we checked in on the status of Bazis, Metropia and RioCan's E Condos, a two-tower condominium development designed by Rosario ... read more

Sponsored Post: How Drone Photography Stands To Completely Change High-Rise Real Estate

The Sky Guys, Toronto, Drone Photography, aerial surveying
April 13, 2015 12:53 pm | by Editor | Comments
The area in which drones have undoubtedly shined greatest is photography. Since these unmanned vehicles can quickly and easily travel where humans cannot – and since the majority of them come ... read more

Construction Under Way on Rockport's Montgomery Square

Montgomery Square, Rockport Group, RAW Design, Toronto
April 13, 2015 12:18 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
Located on the west side of Yonge Street north of Eglinton Avenue, Postal Station K is a 1936-built heritage structure, one of the few buildings around the world to include the crest of Edward ... read more

Virtual Tour Shows Off Suite Interiors at ZIGG Condos

ZIGG Condos, Kirkor Architects Planners, Madison Homes, Fieldgate Homes
April 13, 2015 10:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
On St. Clair Avenue West, just west of Poplar Plains Road, Madison Homes and Fieldgate Homes are adding a new 11-storey, Kirkor Architects-designed condominium ... read more

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

April 13, 2015 8:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto Uber users want service to stay; Donors to help spread reach of Pan Am Games tickets; Toronto striving for green spaces in a growing city; and more ... read more