Project Horizon: SickKids Submits Plans For Hospital Expansion

SickKids, Stantec, KPMB Architects, Project Horizon, Toronto
March 1, 2018 5:00 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
It appears that Toronto's thriving Discovery District is set to grow once again: the Hospital for Sick Children has officially launched plans for expansion with a proposal to construct a new ... read more

Perkins+Will to Design York U's School of Continuing Studies

York University School of Continuing Studies, Perkins+Will, Toronto
March 1, 2018 3:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
York University's plan to add space at its Keele campus for the School of Continuing Studies took a step forward this week, as the institution's Board of Governors approved a $50.5 million ... read more

Tomorrow’s Workplace: BMO Coming to Toronto Eaton Centre

'BMO Campus' Urban Workplace, BMO, Cadillac Fairview, Toronto
March 1, 2018 1:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has now been just over four years since the former Sears Canada store closed its doors at the Toronto Eaton Centre, but the Sears offices above what became Nordstrom remained in operation until ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Princess and Front

Throwback Thursday, Front, Princess, Toronto, 88 Scott, L Tower
March 1, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back just over three years, for a west-facing view of Downtown Toronto captured from the Princess Street and Front Street intersection. Back in early ... read more

Topping Off February 2018: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off February 2018: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
March 1, 2018 11:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With another busy month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk now behind us, we round up February 2018's hottest stories, projects, and Forum discussions. Our Top Ten News ... read more

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

March 1, 2018 9:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s Bentway will be a new platform for public art; YRT's Richmond Hill Centre Terminal extension opens February 18; BMO to build new 'urban campus' across from ... read more

Photo of the Day: Double Vision

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Massey Tower
March 1, 2018 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a unique perspective of the Massey Tower, under construction on Yonge Street in Downtown Toronto. Submitted by Forum contributor RyanD, this view shows the ... read more

Guest Column: 22 John Street in Weston—The 'Art' of the Deal

22 John Street, Weston, Rockport Group, Artscape
February 28, 2018 3:24 pm | by Guest Columnist | Comments
Today we present a 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 into the ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Shares Details on Port Lands Next Steps

A model of the PLFPEI project, uploaded by UrbanToronto user skycandy.
February 28, 2018 2:10 pm | by Josie Harrison | Comments
Last week, Waterfront Toronto held a community consultation at the Daniels Spectrum to share information on the Port Lands Flood Protection & Enabling Infrastructure (PLFPEI) project and ... read more

5-Storey Rear Addition Proposed for 3440 Yonge Street

3440 Yonge, Share AUDAX Architecture, Share Family Holdings Ltd., Toronto
February 28, 2018 11:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A proposal submitted to Toronto's Planning Department earlier this month seeks Site Plan Approval for a rear addition to a pair of two-storey commercial buildings at the southwest corner of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 28, 2018

February 28, 2018 9:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto city-hall committee votes against REimagining Yonge proposal; Toronto committee narrowly avoids resurrecting the Sheppard subway; Good quality of life ‘just a ... read more

Photo of the Day: Midtown Toronto

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Midtown, Yonge, Eglinton, E Condos
February 28, 2018 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view from Midtown Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton area. Submitted to our Forum by contributor steveve, this view faces south on Yonge Street from the corner of ... read more

Growth to Watch For 2018: Beaches, Leslieville & The Danforth

GM Mobility Campus, Quadrangle, General Motors Canada, Toronto
February 27, 2018 6:00 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
This edition of our Growth to Watch For series continues westward from our recent Central Scarborough instalment, entering into the land of mid-rises in the neighbourhoods east of ... read more

The HUB to Rise Over 280 Metres with Structural Exoskeleton

The HUB, 30 Bay, Oxford Properties, Rogers Stirk + Harbour, Toronto
February 27, 2018 4:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Major news broke yesterday when Oxford Properties Group issued a news release announcing details about a long-anticipated office tower at 30 Bay Street in Toronto's ... read more

Metrolinx Advancing New GO and SmartTrack Stations

Metrolinx, GO, SmartTrack stations proceed to next stage of design
February 27, 2018 12:25 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Maybe you thought that controversy over the Metrolinx process of choosing future station sites meant that construction wouldn't proceed on those stations. Maybe you thought that Toronto Mayor John ... read more

15-Storey Affordable Housing Project Proposed for Weston Road

2346 Weston Road, Toronto, designed by Chamberlain Architect for
February 27, 2018 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s Open Door Affordable Housing Program is considering a newly submitted application for the development of a vacant site at 2346 Weston Road. The 2,104 m² site on the west side ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 27, 2018

February 27, 2018 9:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto to sell off almost 800 TCHC-owned buildings; Yonge St. bike lane battle returns to city hall; Metrolinx, Loblaw to pilot grocery-pickup service at GO Transit ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fort York-CityPlace Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Fort York-CityPlace skyline, Minto Westside
February 27, 2018 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from Forum contributor ScrappyTO, who submitted a skyline view of Toronto's CityPlace and Bathurst-Fort York skyline to our thread for Minto's Westside ... read more

Portland Commons Proposal Goes Before Design Review Panel

Portland Commons, Toronto, designed by Sweeny &Co for Portland Property Group
February 26, 2018 5:54 pm | by Jorge Quesada | Comments
One of Toronto’s most active areas for development is downtown west, and the Portland Property Group are a part of this move. ‘Portland Commons’ is the name given to their proposal to build a ... read more

Oxford Properties Proposes 60-Storey Tower at Bay and Harbour

February 26, 2018 3:22 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Oxford Properties has announced plans for a 60-storey office tower to be built at the northwest corner of Harbour and Bay streets in Downtown Toronto's quickly transforming South Core. Designed by ... read more