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Photo of the Day: CityPlace After the Rain

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CityPlace, sunset
April 17, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
When the skies clear after a heavy rain in the evening, we are often treated to dramatic hues of orange, red, pink and purple. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to ... read more

Visualizing Toronto's Future: Potential Uses of a 3D Model

Google Earth model of current and future Toronto development by Cale Vanderveen
April 16, 2015 3:15 pm | by Amy Bath | Comments
It began a few years ago using SketchUp to visualize the Trump Hotel in Google Earth and quickly extended to the waterfront and the entire downtown core. Cale Vanderveen, then a high school ... read more

Trump Residences Toronto Piggybacks Luxury Hotel Amenities

Trump Toronto, Talon International, Zeidler Partnership Architects
April 16, 2015 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month we took you inside of the Trump Residences Toronto for a look at a 3 bedroom-4 bathroom-4,300 square-foot penthouse suite. Luxurious interiors are a major selling point for ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Hudson at King and Spadina

Throwback Thursday, The Hudson, Toronto, King, Spadina
April 16, 2015 11:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing intensification of Toronto's Entertainment District has brought countless new residents and businesses to the area, filling in several gaps in the urban fabric in the process. Going ... read more

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

April 16, 2015 8:06 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 16, 2015 12:00 am | 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 6:10 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 4:48 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 3:23 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 11:42 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 9:35 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 15, 2015 12:00 am | 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 5:01 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 4:40 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 12:12 pm | 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 11:45 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 9:15 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 14, 2015 12:00 am | 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 4:20 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 3:12 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