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Photo of the Day: 905 and 416

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Mississauga, skyline
October 4, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of Downtown Mississauga, with the Toronto skyline visible in the distance. Submitted by Forum contributor Jasonzed, this drone-captured shot is ... read more

Eglinton 'Green Line' Proposal Steals Spotlight at DRP

55 Eglinton East, Kirkor Architects, State Building Group, Toronto, Green Line
October 3, 2018 4:56 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
At last month's Toronto Design Review Panel, panelists were treated to a rare triple presentation, as three tower proposals along Eglinton East located between Yonge and Mount Pleasant were ... read more

Dundas Square Gardens Rising Higher at Dundas and Jarvis

Looking southeast to Dundas Square Gardens, with Grid rising high south of it,
October 3, 2018 3:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It's been about ten weeks since we last checked in on construction of Dundas Square Gardens on the east side of Downtown Toronto. The Gupta Group building, heading for 50 storeys, is one of three ... read more

Resale Housing Market Tighter, TREB Reports for September

Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores as seen from Sunnyside in August, Toronto
October 3, 2018 10:38 am | by Craig White | Comments
The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has released their September 2018 figures for resale homes in the Greater Toronto Are. There were 6,455 sales through TREB’s MLS® System during the month, up ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 3, 2018

October 3, 2018 9:50 am | by Craig White | Comments
Housing news and Toronto election news are dominating headlines in the Greater Toronto Area today. Toronto’s housing market sees a shift to mid-rise development (Globe and Mail) Toronto ... read more

Photo of the Day: Backstage Condos

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Backstage On The Esplanade
October 3, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the 36-storey Backstage on The Esplanade condominium development in Downtown Toronto. Submitted by Forum contributor mburrrrr, this view faces west ... read more

ULI Symposium: Harnessing the Vitality of 'Toronto Urbanism'

ULI Toronto, ULI Symposium, Toronto Urbanism
October 2, 2018 5:12 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Richard Joy is bullish about Toronto. "We're at the heart of the fastest growing urban region in North America, and the most diverse," ULI Toronto's Executive Director tells me, tallying Toronto's ... read more

University Studios Student Housing Condo Opens in Oshawa

The grand opening party, University Studios, Oshawa, image by Evan Eisenstadt
October 2, 2018 4:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
In the last several years, a new category of condominium has been sold in several markets in Ontario: the student housing condo. Located near university and college campuses, the buildings are ... read more

15-Storey Office Building Proposed for Tight King West Site

Looking northwest to 580 King Street West, Toronto, AUDAX Architecture
October 2, 2018 3:05 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A two-and-a-half storey heritage property at 578-580 King Street West in Toronto's popular King-Spadina area is proposed for redevelopment with a 15-storey office building. The 1906-built Davis ... read more

Aoyuan Hosts Block Party at M2M Condos Site

The block party featured a healthy gourmet bbq, M2M Condos Toronto
October 2, 2018 11:47 am | by Craig White | Comments
This past Saturday, Aoyuan Property Holdings, developers of M2M Condos at the Newtonbrook Plaza site on Yonge Street at Cummer Avenue in North York, hosted a block party for purchasers at the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 2, 2018

October 2, 2018 10:05 am | by Craig White | Comments
Mississauga could transform through missing middle buildout, and much more Toronto election news. Mississauga could build 174,000 homes by moving into the ‘missing middle’: Ryerson ... read more

Photo of the Day: Serpentine Pavilion

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Serpentine Pavilion, Bjarke Ingels, King West
October 2, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the Bjarke Ingels Group-designed Serpentine Pavilion, temporarily installed on Toronto's King Street West for the Unzipped Exhibition. ... read more

Construction Progresses on Three Queen East Developments

Looking southeast to 875 Queen East, Toronto, Harhay Developments
October 1, 2018 4:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Just over two months ago, we checked in on three developments that are helping to transform Queen Street east of the Don River from a slightly sleepy strip into one that feels like it's just been ... read more

Guest Column: That Next Step Might Be A Doozy

Guest Column: That Next Step Might Be A Doozy
October 1, 2018 3:15 pm | by Guest Columnist | Comments
Today we present another guest post from Dean Macaskill, Senior Vice President at Lennard Commercial Realty. Dean has worked as a commercial realtor since 1980 and has years of industry insight ... read more

Topping Off September 2018: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Looking northwest to the growing elevator core of CIBC Square's south tower, ima
October 1, 2018 11:08 am | by Craig White | Comments
Another month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk is now behind us, so we are rounding up the hottest stories, projects, and Forum discussions of September 2018.  Our Top ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 1, 2018

October 1, 2018 11:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto's upcoming civic election is dominating local coverage these days, while poverty is also a topic of discussion as new numbers come out. Toronto is segregated by race and income. And the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Aga Khan Museum + Ismaili Centre

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Aga Khan Museum
October 1, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of the Aga Khan Museum, the Ismaili Centre, and public park at Don Valley Parkway and Eglinton in Toronto. Captured by rendering studio Norm ... read more

Downsview Park: Green Asset and The Keeley's Great Amenity

Looking east across The Keeley and Keele Street to Downsview Park, Toronto
September 28, 2018 7:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto is in a rush. Over 2,750,000 people live in a 630 square kilometre area, and many thousands more want to move here every year. With less than 4,400 people per square kilometre we are still ... read more

Heritage Toronto 2018 Special Achievement Award Goes to Toronto Public Library

Toronto Public Library, Heritage Toronto
September 28, 2018 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The 2018 Heritage Toronto Special Achievement Award is going to the Toronto Public Library, honouring the organization's contribution to the preservation and education of our city's ... read more

Great Gulf Breaks Ground on 42-Storey 357 King West

357 King West, Great Gulf, Quadrangle, Toronto
September 28, 2018 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The wheels are in motion for Great Gulf's 357 King West, with yesterday marking the official start of construction for the 42-storey, Quadrangle-designed condominium tower at the ... read more