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Take Our Survey: UrbanToronto Wants Your Feedback!
November 30, 2017 5:00 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
We here at UrbanToronto value our readers and the community we serve. Over the next week or so, we are conducting a quick reader survey to gather your thoughts on how we are doing, get ... read more

Growing Pit for CIBC Square Unearths Relics of Toronto's Port

CIBC Square, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Hines, WilkinsonEyre, Adamson, Toronto
November 30, 2017 4:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Excavation is in full swing at the future site of CIBC Square at 81 Bay Street in Downtown Toronto. The first of two phases at the Ivanhoé Cambridge and Hines project, will stand in 2020 as the ... read more

Infill Proposed at North York Tower-in-the-Park Site on Bathurst

6020 Bathurst Street, Timbercreek, WZMH Architects, Toronto
November 30, 2017 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The surge of applications to intensify development on Toronto's many Tower-in-the-Park sites is not letting up, with a new application at the site of Timbercreek's two rental buildings ... read more

Two 30-Storey Towers Coming to Downtown Hamilton

King at Hughson, Hamilton, LIUNA, Graziani + Corazza Architects
November 30, 2017 11:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Our sister site has news about a new two-tower development coming to the northeast corner of Hamilton's King Street East and Hughson Street North. The plan would replace the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Front and Sherbourne

Throwback Thursday, Front and Sherbourne, Toronto
November 30, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns back the clocks eight years, for a north-facing view of Toronto's Front and Sherbourne from way back in 2009. At that time, construction was well underway ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 30, 2017

November 30, 2017 9:30 am | by Craig White | Comments
Mayor Tory and Councillor Matlow square off on Scarborough transit; Availability of rental housing in GTA falls to 16-year low, CMHC says; Toronto committee looks at ways to prevent ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline from Regent Park

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Regent Park
November 30, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto's skyline from a residential unit in the Regent Park neighbourhood. Captured from the One Park Place complex by Forum contributor skycandy, this ... read more

Striking Mid-Rise Design Tabled for Broadview and Mortimer

995 Broadview, Callian Capital Partners, Quadrangle, Toronto
November 29, 2017 5:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Applications for an Official Plan Amendment and rezoning were submitted to the City of Toronto last week, seeking approval for a 10-storey condominium development to replace the Whistler's ... read more

Multi-Tower Development Proposed in Mimico-Judson Triangle

Height Renderings, 23 Buckingham, VANDYK, Kohn, SvN
November 29, 2017 4:28 pm | by Jorge Quesada | Comments
VANDYK Group of Companies, owners of 23 Buckingham Street, at the north-east corner with Newcastle Street in Mimico, have submitted a proposal to the City of Toronto to develop a mixed-use complex ... read more

Del Duca Sets Up Conversation on Hydrogen Fuel Cell GO Trains

Metrolinx symposium on using hydrogen fuel cells to power GO trains
November 29, 2017 2:48 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Are hydrogen fuel-cells really an option for powering GO Transit trains? That's the central question that Metrolinx—the organizers of recent symposium on hydrail technology—asked participants to ... read more

Mid-Rise Density Adding to Kingston Road near The Hunt Club

Hunt Club Terrace, Residences at The Hunt Club, Wilkinson, Infinity, Toronto
November 29, 2017 12:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
When the Toronto Hunt Club moved to the south side of Kingston Road in 1895, the country club’s Scarborough Bluffs site was still far removed from the city, though the arrival of streetcar service ... read more

Tower-in-the-Park Infill Proposed for 141 Davisville Avenue

141 Davisville Avenue, CAPREIT, Quadrangle, Toronto
November 29, 2017 11:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's countless Tower-in-the-Park style apartment properties are being targeted for intensification in increasing numbers, with owners typically seeking to add new buildings where the is ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 29, 2017

November 29, 2017 8:44 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Anger as City proposes the public donate to pay for road-safety plan; TTC board has approved time-based transfers; Let’s better harness our growth to pay for Rail Deck Park; ... read more

Photo of the Day: Finch West Station

Looking northeast to Finch West Station, image by UT Forum contributor PMT
November 29, 2017 12:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to North York where work is wrapping up on Finch West, one of the six new stations of the Toronto York Spadina Subway Extension. The transit station, designed by ... read more

Ontario PC, TO Board of Trade Transit Proposals Cause a Stir

The proposed coverage area of "Superlinx"
November 28, 2017 5:35 pm | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
In the past few days two influential political and economic bodies, the Ontario PC Party and the Toronto Region Board of Trade, have independently released transit proposals that call for big ... read more

Avenue-Style Residences Proposed for 1376 Kingston Road

1376 Kingston Road, Toronto, designed by A& Architects for Atria Development
November 28, 2017 4:28 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
A rezoning application has been submitted to the City for 1376 Kingston Road, at the intersection with Cornell Avenue in the Scarborough's Birch Cliff neighbourhood. Submitted to the City of ... read more

IIDEXCanada 2017 Returns to Toronto Tomorrow

IIDEXCanada 2017, The Buildings Show, Toronto
November 28, 2017 1:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over 30,500 trade professionals will be attending the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) over the next few days for The Buildings Show, which brings together the Construct Canada, HomeBuilder ... read more

Zig-Zag Cladding Starting as Grid Condos Rises Taller

Grid Condos, CentreCourt, Page + Steele / IBI, Dundas Square Gardens, Gupta
November 28, 2017 12:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's just shy of one month since we last checked in on construction at CentreCourt's Grid Condos, a 50-storey Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed condominium tower rising ... read more

44-Storey Condo Tower Proposed on Mt. Pleasant near Eglinton

808 Mt. Pleasant Road, Streetwise Capital, Sweeny &Co, Toronto
November 28, 2017 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Midtown Toronto's intersection of Mt. Pleasant and Eglinton is a few years away from the opening of a Crosstown LRT station, priming the area for greater densities. Just north of the future ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 28, 2017

November 28, 2017 8:43 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With Byford out and a new leader incoming — Metro asks what will bring real change to the TTC?; Montreal vote result shows why Toronto’s John Tory may be vulnerable in ... read more