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Preliminary Plans Emerge for Inn on the Park Redevelopment

On The Park, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Tridel, Toronto
February 13, 2015 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Preliminary plans have emerged for the redevelopment for the former Inn on the Park hotel site on Leslie Street north of Eglinton Avenue. We can now confirm the involvement of ... read more

Humber College Expanding Twice at Lakeshore Campus

Humber College, Moriyama & Teshima, Lakeshore, Toronto
February 13, 2015 2:27 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Established in 1967, Humber is one of Canada’s leading postsecondary institutions, serving 27,000 full-time students and 56,000 continuing education registrants. Humber College will soon reinforce ... read more

Sunnybrook Plaza Redevelopment Calls for Retail and Residential

660 Eglinton Avenue East by Turner Fleischer Architects
February 13, 2015 12:14 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sunnybrook Plaza was the first of many suburban strip plazas built in Toronto in the mid-20th century. The plaza opened in 1952 at the northeast corner of Bayview and Eglinton, and has been ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for February 13, 2015

February 13, 2015 9:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tory wants city to lend to itself to balance books; The Scarborough Subway and Smart Track are about to collide; Subdivision to be built on Oak Ridges Moraine; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Pearson International Airport

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Pearson International Airport
February 13, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Pearson International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in Canada, serving tens of millions of passengers each year. In 2013, over 36 million passengers passed through Pearson, travelling ... read more

Another Structure Joins Toronto's South Core Skyline

Dream House being secured to its legs, Ïce Condominiums, Toronto
February 12, 2015 6:14 pm | by Craig White | Comments
In a part of Toronto that seems to have be created overnight, another structure has taken to the sky here. While it's much shorter than its towering neighbours, Dream House nonetheless now stands ... read more

25-Storey Condominium Proposed for 2313 Lake Shore in Mimico

2313 Lake Shore Blvd West, Toronto
February 12, 2015 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
High-rise development is bringing about a massive transformation of Etobicoke's waterfront, primarily at its east end in the booming Humber Bay Shores community. Other stretches of the Etobicoke ... read more

Metrolinx Begins Early Works for GO Transit Expansion

Go transit, metrolinx, hamilton, all day, rail
February 12, 2015 3:00 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
Metrolinx is beginning work on some smaller, easily implementable projects to improve GO service ahead of the looming major upgrades to bring 15 minute electrified GO service to the Greater ... read more

Below Grade Floors Progressing at Tridel's Ten York

Ten York Street condos, Tridel, Wallman Architects, Toronto
February 12, 2015 12:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been watching Tridel's Ten York progress since construction started back in 2014, covering events and milestones including the discovery of a long-buried historic wharf ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 155 Cumberland and 130 Bloor Street West

Throwback Thursday, 155 Cumberland and 130 Bloor Street West, Toronto
February 12, 2015 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Intensification has done a lot for the Bloor-Yorkville area in recent years, and new developments continue to add new homes and businesses to the chic, luxurious neighbourhood. Among the more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for February 12, 2015

February 12, 2015 7:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metro Toronto population blasts above six million according to Stats Can. Montreal at four million; How micro condos are facing their first real test in Canada ... read more

Photo of the Day: Princes' Gate

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Exhibition Place, Princes' Gate
February 12, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Designed by architects Chapman & Oxley, Princes' Gate has greeted guests of Exhibition Place since the grand entrance opened in 1927. The large ornate archway is flanked on each side by ... read more

Touring Trump: A Peek Inside the Luxurious Residences

Trademark Trump sign hangs off the north side, image by Marcus Mitanis
February 11, 2015 5:55 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Nestled amongst the soaring bank towers of Toronto's financial heart, the Trump International Hotel and Tower has quickly become known for its luxurious five star suites. Of the 118 ... read more

The Tree House Brings Bold Design to Gerrard East of Victoria Park

5468796 Architecture, Symmetry Developments, Fortress Real Developments, toronto
February 11, 2015 4:00 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The condo building boom that has been reshaping Toronto for several years now is beginning to offer a wider variety of buildings and architectural styles. First concentrated in the downtown core, ... read more

Fuse Condos to Transform the Intersection of Dupont & Lansdowne

Neudorfer Corporation, Channington Developments, Fuse Condos, Barrett Architect
February 11, 2015 11:54 am | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Toronto's Davenport Village is undergoing a drastic transformation, as the formerly industrial lands between Lansdowne Avenue to the east, Dupont Street to the south, Davenport Road to the North ... read more

Insider Q&A: Catherine Diraison of Concert Properties

Insider Q&A: Catherine Diraison of Concert Properties
February 11, 2015 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We return with another Insider Q&A featuring a professional in Toronto's real estate industry, this time speaking with Catherine Diraison, Vice President of Sales at Concert Properties. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for February 11, 2015

February 11, 2015 9:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Markham arena details stay under wraps; Tory secures money to study feasibility of SmartTrack; Mementoes of ‘Maple Leaf Forever’ tree to go on display at Toronto City ... read more

Photo of the Day: Above Front Street

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Front Street
February 11, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Front Street is easily among the most important streets running through Toronto's Financial District. Between Yonge and York Streets, Front has been a hive of construction activity for several ... read more

A Piece of the Sky: Trump Toronto's Super Penthouse

February 10, 2015 8:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Ever wonder what it looks like inside the tip of Trump Toronto, under the quarter onion dome that tops one of Toronto's tallest buildings? It's still a raw space, awaiting just the right buyer ... read more

Demolition Clears the Way for Symmetry's Origami on Bathurst

Origami Condos, Teeple Architects, Symmetry Developments, Toronto
February 10, 2015 5:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work on a modestly sized yet strikingly designed mid-rise condominium development got under way earlier this month as a two-storey brick building at 202-204 Bathurst Street—a short distance north ... read more