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Site Plan Application Advances Main and Main's 2115 Bloor West

2115 Bloor Street West, Main and Main, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Toronto
August 10, 2017 2:34 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Originally proposed in early 2015, a plan from developer Main and Main for 2115 Bloor Street West is advancing following resubmissions in April and July of 2016. Most recently, ... read more

101 Erskine Tops Off as Work Progresses on Townhomes

101 Erskine Condos, Tridel, Beaux Properties, CS&P Architects, Toronto
August 10, 2017 12:18 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
Tridel and Beaux Properties' 101 Erskine Condos has reached a major milestone, as it has recently reached full height at 32 storeys. Completion of the mechanical penthouse and the final ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Pinnacle on Adelaide

Pinnacle on Adelaide, Toronto, Hariri Pontarini Architects
August 10, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Entertainment District has been in a constant state of construction for the better part of a decade, with a collection of new high-rise condominium towers dotting the neighbourhood's ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 10, 2017

August 10, 2017 8:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Why cyclists hate sharrows; Detached housing starts dip in Toronto area as buyers favour lower-cost options; Every Toronto reference in Uber5000’s new mural; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sherbourne Common

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Monde, Aqualina at Bayside, Sherbourne Common
August 10, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from Sherbourne Common in Toronto's East Bayfront area. Captured by Marcus Mitanis, this view reveals some of the ongoing changes happening in this nascent ... read more

"The First Spike": Metrolinx Laying Tracks for Crosstown LRT

Metrolinx laying tracks for Eglinton-Crosstown LRT project
August 9, 2017 6:45 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Most Canadians have probably seen Alexander J. Ross's famous photograph of the Canadian Pacific Railway's chief financial backer, Donald Smith, pounding the last spike of the railroad at ... read more

Construction Progresses on New Gardiner Expressway Off-Ramp

Gardiner Expressway, York-Bay-Yonge off-ramp, Toronto
August 9, 2017 4:00 pm | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
Work continues on the new Gardiner Expressway Off-Ramp at Lower Simcoe in Toronto's South Core. The new 215 metre-long ramp is being built by the team of Grascan and Torbridge Construction, ... read more

Dunpar Submits Revised Multi-Tower Plan Beside Mimico GO

39 Newcastle Street, Dunpar Homes, Turner Fleischer Architects, Toronto
August 9, 2017 2:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just over one year ago, Dunpar Homes submitted an application to the City of Toronto, seeking rezoning for a two-tower residential development at the southeast corner of Newcastle and ... read more

Design Revised for 13-storey Alterra Condo in Corktown

18 Eastern Avenue, Alterra, Teeple, Alexander Budrevics, Toronto
August 9, 2017 12:45 pm | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
Design changes are brewing for a condo proposed at 18 Eastern Avenue in Toronto's Corktown neighbourhood. Located just blocks from the Distillery District, the development was first submitted to ... read more

ONE Properties Proposes 43 Storeys at Church and Wellesley

Church and Wellesley, ONE Properties, 3XN, Toronto
August 9, 2017 11:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
ONE Properties first revealed plans for a new 43-storey 3XN-designed rental tower in Toronto's Church and Wellesley neighbourhood at the start of 2017. The company hosted a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 9, 2017

August 9, 2017 8:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Is story behind Markham’s controversial cow sculpture a tall tale?; Toronto falls behind other cities on bike lanes; Massey Hall’s major renovation gets a little more cash ... read more

Photo of the Day: After Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, sunset
August 9, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from Flickr contributor Stéphane Legrand, showing a view of the Toronto skyline captured just after sunset. Shot from high above the Entertainment District, ... read more

Multipli'city Mural Project In Progress at Underpass Park

Mural, Underpass Park, Mural Routes, Toronto, Street Art, StART, Corktown
August 8, 2017 5:05 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Every Thursday, Underpass Park at Lower River and King has its Farmers' Market. A series of stalls buzz with a friendly conversation between community members and vendors, children play on ... read more

RAW Designed Townhouse Complex Proposed on Kingston Road

1665 Kingston Road, Core Development Group, RAW Design, Toronto
August 8, 2017 4:12 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
A site plan approval application has been submitted to the City or Toronto by Core Development Group for a 3.5-storey (45 foot high) townhouse complex in the Birch Cliff area of southwest ... read more

A Look at Stephen Teeple's Vision for Nobu Residences Toronto

Nobu Residences Toronto, Madison Group, Westdale Properties, Teeple Architects
August 8, 2017 3:24 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The design for Nobu Toronto has evolved quite a bit since its first version in 2015. Led by developer Madison Group in partnership with Westdale Properties, ... read more

Details Adding to 155 Redpath as 150 Redpath Begins Rise

155 Redpath Condominiums, 150 Redpath, Freed, CD Capital, architectsAlliance
August 8, 2017 12:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Freed Developments and CD Capital's 155 Redpath now stands tall amidst the ever-changing skyline of Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton neighbourhood. Since topping out last year, the ... read more

Cladding Materializing on 130 QQE at Daniels Waterfront

130 QQE, Daniels Waterfront, RAW, Rafael + Bigauskas, Toronto
August 8, 2017 11:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping a watchful eye on the construction site of Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts as the mixed-use development continues its ascent above Queens Quay Boulevard in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 8, 2017

August 8, 2017 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Why Toronto remains an underachiever — and why it won't last;  Advocates call for more urgency around bike lanes in Toronto; Ikea monkey, dart guy immortalized on downtown ... read more

Photo of the Day: King Street in Motion

Photo of the Day, Toronto, TTC, streetcar, King Street
August 8, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to a night scene from King Street West in Toronto's Financial District. Submitted to our Flickr Pool by Greg Smith, this view faces east along King, showing a TTC ... read more

Layers of History Direct the Design of The Broadview Hotel

August 4, 2017 7:20 pm | by Momin Ahmad | Comments
In its 125-year history, the Romanesque-style building that has anchored the northwest corner of Queen and Broadview in Toronto's recently Christened Riverside neighbourhood, has been many things. ... read more