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Union Station Revitalization Milestone: Down Comes the Crane

Union Station Revitalization, train shed, Metrolinx, GO Transit, Toronto
October 8, 2014 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing revitalization of Union Station has already brought us a new concourse and subway platform, and now the multifaceted project is yet another step closer to completion, meeting a major ... read more

TREB Releases September Housing Figures and Commercial Quarterly Figures

TREB, Toronto Real Estate Board, monthly sales
October 8, 2014 10:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has released housing figures for the month of September, as well as third quarter commercial figures, and numbers show a noticeable ... read more

Exterior Details Turn Up the Wow Factor as One Bloor East Grows

October 8, 2014 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping a close eye on the growth of Great Gulf Homes' landmark One Bloor East development, which has been rising steadily from the southeast corner of Yonge and Bloor ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 8, 2014

October 8, 2014 9:09 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mississauga mayoral debate gets personal as Bonnie Crombie and Steve Mahoney trade barbs; Hydro One investigating after 6,000 lose power; Could Doug Ford really sell city ... read more

Photo of the Day: 300 Front

Photo of the Day, 300 Front Street West
October 8, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Only a few decades ago, the area surrounding what is now referred to as the Rogers Centre was sparsely inhabited and lacking in retail, amenities and overall street life. In the years since, the ... read more

Metrolinx Upgrades Increase Transit Capacity for a Growing GTHA

Metrolinx, GO Transit, Transitway, MiWay, Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Renforth
October 7, 2014 6:40 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
For regional transit to work well, vehicles, people, infrastructure and systems must come together to create an efficient and effective transportation network. While much of the recent focus has ... read more

Omega on the Park to be Next Phase of Concord Park Place

Omega on the Park at Concord Park Place by Concord Adex
October 7, 2014 2:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another faceted tower has just been announced for the growing Concord Park Place community near Bessarion station on the TTC's Sheppard subway line. Omega on the Park is the name of the ... read more

'Open Mind' and More Nuit Blanche On View Until October 13

Yoan Capote, Concord Adex, CityPlace, Scotia Bank Nuit Blanche, Gabriel Leung,
October 7, 2014 11:40 am | by Michael Harris | Comments
When the organizers of this year’s Nuit Blanche proposed to locate a marquee piece of art in Canoe Landing Park, Gabriel Leung, Vice President of Development for Concord Adex and champion of ... read more

Podium Levels Now Taking Shape at Exhibit Residences

Exhibit Residences, Metropia, Bazis, Plaza, Roy Varacalli, Toronto
October 7, 2014 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a little while since we last checked in on the construction progress of Metropia, Bazis, and Plaza's Exhibit Residences, a 32-storey, Rosario Varacalli-designed condominium tower now ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 7, 2014

October 7, 2014 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What would candidates talk about if debate didn’t keep coming back to transit?; Toronto’s swelling bedrock; With three weeks to go Olivia Chow still has time to win; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ghost Station

Photo of the Day, Bessarion Station, TTC Sheppard Subway
October 7, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The TTC Sheppard Subway (Line 4) is the most modern rapid transit line in the system, and while much of the line's length has been home to intense urbanization since opening in 2004, the Sheppard ... read more

Toronto Transformed: Capturing Nuit Blanche 2014 in Photos

Kaleidoscopic by David + David. Image by Jimmy Wu.
October 6, 2014 4:45 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Over 400 artists participated in this year's Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, creating more than 120 exhibitions which were scattered throughout Toronto. Though the all-night art spectacle has ... read more

The Academy Condos Donates $30K to Sick Kids Hospital

The Academy Condos, LeMine Investment Group, Devron Developments, Kirkor
October 6, 2014 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
One of the biggest condo sales success stories of Summer 2014 would have to be LeMine Investment Group and Devron Developments' The Academy, a Kirkor-designed 26-storey ... read more

An Urban Forest: June Callwood Park Opens Near Fort York

Shadowlands Theatre performs at Toronto's new June Callwood Park designed by gh3
October 6, 2014 1:28 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
There’s a new kid on the block. And it’s kid-friendly too. On Saturday October 4th, Fort York neighbourhood residents and those from beyond gathered to welcome a much-anticipated public space at ... read more

H&W's Fontana Condos Helping Create an Urban Core for Markham

Fontana, H&W Development Corp, Markham, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects
October 6, 2014 11:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In recent months we have looked at both the model suite and the ongoing construction progress at Fontana, a new four-building condominium project by H&W Development Corp., ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 6, 2014

October 6, 2014 9:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC to beef up rush-hour service on Yonge subway; Nuit Blanche kept city up all night; Tory’s support rises to 42 per cent as Ford fades, Chow in third; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Salmon Run

The Salmon Run, Bobbie Rosenfeld Park, Photo of the Day
October 6, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For the longest time, the fountain at Bobbie Rosenfeld Park outside of the Rogers Centre ran dry, with the metal salmon literally fish out of water. The water was turned back on last year, and the ... read more

The Mercer Condos Near Completion in the Entertainment District

The Mercer, King and Mercer, Beaverhall Homes, Graywood Development, Toronto
October 3, 2014 5:45 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
At the corner of Mercer and John Streets, and just steps away from bustling King Street is The Mercer, the latest condominium development by Beaverhall Homes and Graywood Developments. Recently ... read more

Concert's The Kip District to Bring Urban Style to Etobicoke

The Kip District, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Concert Properties
October 3, 2014 3:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Late last month, we got our first peek at The Kip District, a new Concert Properties condominium development to replace a former Canadian Tire location near Kipling and Dundas. Now, ... read more

Junction Community Group Holds Arts Event To Build Momentum

Junction Commons Project, Blackout 2014, Mavety
October 3, 2014 12:45 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Although Nuit Blanche may be the top hit on most Torontonians' mental search when the words Art and Late Night are mentioned, it is not the only event that matches this criteria—at least not ... read more