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Mid-Rise Office Building Proposed on Leaside's Wicksteed Ave

Leaside Innovation Centre, Studio Canoo Architecture, Toronto
November 8, 2018 4:16 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A proposal submitted to the City of Toronto seeks rezoning and Site Plan Approval to permit a new mid-rise office building in the industrial area of Leaside. To be known as the Leaside ... read more

Second Building on the Rise for Grimsby's Waterview Condos

Waterview Condominiums, LJM Developments, Icon Architects, Grimsby
November 8, 2018 2:24 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
50 kilometres southwest of Toronto, a new waterfront community is emerging in Grimsby. The first phase of LJM Developments' Waterview Condos project kicked off construction in 2015, and ... read more

George Brown School of Architecture Partners with Acclaimed Boston Architectural College

George Brown College
November 8, 2018 11:57 am | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
The School of Architectural Studies at Toronto's George Brown College has partnered with Boston Architectural College to extend new opportunities to students looking to pursue their masters ... read more

293 The Kingsway Hosting VIP Preview Sales Event on Saturday

293 The Kingsway, Benvenuto Group, Quadrangle, Toronto
November 8, 2018 10:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With marketing already underway for 293 The Kingsway—a multi-building condo development coming to Toronto's Humber Valley Village area— The Benvenuto Group is gearing up for a VIP ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Hill and Dale Residences

Throwback Thursday, Hill and Dale Residences,  Toronto
November 8, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
An interesting mid-rise intensification project on Yonge Street in Central Toronto is the subject of this week's Throwback Thursday. Back in July of 2016, a three-storey brick-clad commercial ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 8, 2018

November 8, 2018 8:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto is a ‘city state’ and needs to start acting like it; TTC using ‘gap trains’ to improve service on busiest subway line; Petition to bring back GO bus service to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fall in Grange Park

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Grange Park, OCAD U
November 8, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day presents a view from Grange Park in Downtown Toronto. Submitted by Forum contributor Jasonzed, this view faces southeast across the park, with the Financial District ... read more

UrbanToronto Forum Relaunches with New Look and Upgrades

Mobile-friendly browsing added in UrbanToronto's new Forum upgrade
November 7, 2018 5:05 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
UrbanToronto's Forum has relaunched with a new look, bringing plenty of new features and improved functionality to an online community with almost 30,000 members, over 1.3 million posts, and roots ... read more

Freed's 328 Dupont Resurfaces with New Design by Teeple

328 Dupont Street, Toronto, designed by Teeple Architects for Freed Developments
November 7, 2018 3:53 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A proposal for 328 Dupont Street in Central Toronto has resurfaced with a new design, the result of a late 2017 OMB ruling. Previously proposed by Freed Developments on a larger combined ... read more

Previewing Suite Interiors and Features for M3 at M City

M3 at M City, IBI Group, Urban Capital, Rogers Real Estate, Mississauga
November 7, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Anticipation is building for a new Mississauga landmark. Set to rise 77 storeys to the southwest of Square One, M3 at M City's 260-metre height would make it the tallest building in Mississauga, ... read more

Douglas Cardinal to Discuss “Planning with Wood” at Ryerson

November 7, 2018 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Acclaimed Canadian architect and indigenous icon Douglas Cardinal will be hosting a lecture at Ryerson University this month as part of the Department of Architectural Science's ongoing ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 7, 2018

November 7, 2018 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Copper, angles and surprises on Toronto’s Strachan Avenue; 66% of Toronto residents only know a few neighbours — or none at all, survey shows; North York Women's Shelter building new ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ten York

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Ten York Street Condos
November 7, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Ten York Street in Toronto's South Core neighbourhood, submitted by Forum contributor MafaldaBoy. The 65-storey, 224-metre, Wallman ... read more

Underground Levels Taking Shape at Canvas Condominium

Canvas Condos, Marlin Spring Developments, Toronto, Graziani + Corazza
November 6, 2018 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
About a year ago now, Marlin Spring Developments was celebrating the start of construction with a ground breaking ceremony for the 8-storey Canvas Condos, a Graziani + Corazza ... read more

Art Shoppe Condos Rising Above Yonge in Midtown

Art Shoppe Condos, Freed, Capital Developments, architectsAlliance, Toronto
November 6, 2018 2:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since 2016, work has been underway to bring Art Shoppe Condos to Yonge south of Eglinton in Midtown Toronto. A redevelopment of the former Art Shoppe furniture ... read more

Commercial Opportunity: Mississauga's Q755 Offers Businesses the Benefits of Ownership

Q755, 755 Queensway East Commercial Condominiums, Mississauga, Nova Ridge
November 6, 2018 12:25 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
A long-standing rental commercial building in Mississauga has been repositioned to leverage the benefits of the commercial condominium market. Designed by Gow Hastings Architects for Nova Ridge ... read more

Exterior Work Advances at King Portland Centre & Kingly Condos

King Portland Centre, Kingly Condos, Allied Properties REIT, RioCan, Toronto
November 6, 2018 10:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's King West neighbourhood will soon be getting a major infusion of residential and commercial density as construction moves into the late stages at Allied Properties ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 6, 2018

November 6, 2018 8:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx testing disposable, ‘limited-use’ Presto tickets on TTC this month; Evergreen’s revamped Kiln Building points to the future of cities; Is another luxury condo project ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fall Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
November 6, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us high above the Rosedale Ravine for a view of Toronto. Captured via drone by Forum contributor skycandy, this view features vibrant fall colours set against ... read more

LuCliff Place Addition Rises Above Grade at Gerrard & Elizabeth

700 Bay Street, Kingsett Capital, Quadrangle, PCL, Toronto
November 5, 2018 4:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over 40 years since the LuCliff Place complex opened its doors in 1977, the KingSett Capital-owned high-rise rental tower at 700 Bay in Downtown Toronto is expanding with a ... read more