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Introducing LJM's King's Park Condominiums in Stoney Creek

King's Park Condominiums, LJM Developments, RAW Design, Stoney Creek
August 4, 2017 4:02 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
LJM Developments is garnering buzz for King's Park Condominiums, a new project in Hamilton's Stoney Creek area, and are now counting the days until next month, when they will ... read more

Diamond Schmitt Shortlisted for UK Holocaust Memorial

View from the central void of the memorial, image by Diamond Schmitt Architects
August 4, 2017 1:14 pm | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
In September 2016, the United Kingdom Holocaust Memorial Foundation along with the local government in London launched an international two-stage design competition to build a national memorial to ... read more

12-Storey Mixed-Use Project Proposed for Bloor and Dovercourt

990 Bloor West, Main and Main, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Toronto
August 4, 2017 11:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In late July, an application was filed on behalf of developer Main and Main seeking rezoning for a 1,164 m² site at 990 Bloor Street West, on the northwest corner of Toronto's Bloor and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 4, 2017

August 4, 2017 8:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto bike lanes now protected by three parking officers; 500 per cent property tax increase will change the face of Yonge St.; So You Want A TTC Fare Freeze in 2018; ... read more

Photo of the Day: Mississauga Sunset

Photo of the Day, Mississauga, Absolute World
August 4, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from Forum contributor Jasonzed, who submitted this sunset view of Mississauga. Captured by drone from above the go-kart track at the Playdium entertainment ... read more

Mid Rise Office Tower Proposed on Adelaide west of Spadina

445 Adelaide Street West, Niche Development Inc, architectsAlliance, Toronto
August 3, 2017 5:53 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
A zoning by-law amendment application has been submitted to the City of Toronto by Niche Development Inc. to allow the redevelopment of 445, 447, 449, and 451 Adelaide Street West into an 11 ... read more

Wide Range of Suite Layouts Offered at Tridel's Bianca Condos

Bianca Condos, Tridel, Teeple Architects, Toronto
August 3, 2017 4:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bianca is one of a new wave of projects from Tridel with the prolific Toronto developer is putting an increased emphasis on architectural design. While Tridel has garnered a ... read more

Next Canary District Condo Plans Presented For Design Review

Block 12, Waterfront Toronto, DundeeKilmer, Architects Alliance, Toronto
August 3, 2017 4:00 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
At Waterfront Toronto's July Design Review Panel, plans were presented for one of the Canary District's remaining project sites, on the south side of Front between Rolling Mills and Tannery roads, ... read more

Toronto Home Resales Plummet as Prices Continue to Grow

TREB, market report, resale housing, commercial market
August 3, 2017 12:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new report from the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) shows a continued downward trend in the Greater Toronto Area's resale housing market in July 2017 in the wake of Ontario's Fair Housing ... read more

Introducing Angil's One Wellington Condos in Brantford

One Wellington, Angil Development Group, IBI Group, Brantford
August 3, 2017 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
About 100 kilometres west of Toronto, the city of Brantford is gearing up for a growth spurt that will increase the population by 29%. In this same timeframe, Wilfrid Laurier University's ... read more

Throwback Thursday: George and Adelaide

Throwback Thursday, Vü Condos, Adelaide and George, Toronto
August 3, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back to March 6th, 2008, for a snapshot of construction at Aspen Ridge Homes' Vü Condos, a Hariri Pontarini Architects-designed condominium ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 3, 2017

August 3, 2017 8:46 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto home sales drop 40% compared with a year ago; Why Toronto Needs Rail Deck Park; Postmedia sells Toronto printing plant for $30.5 million; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Other TORONTO Sign

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Humber Bay Shores Park, TORONTO sign
August 3, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Nathan Phillips Square's famous TORONTO sign now has some competition, at least temporarily. A second TORONTO sign—this one made of driftwood and drywall screws—was installed on a breakwater at ... read more

Tridel's Next Waterfront Condo Honours The Waves

Looking northeast to The Waves at Bayside, Toronto, designed by 3XN for Tridel
August 2, 2017 5:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
For the last several years, Tridel, along with partner Hines—and under the auspices of Waterfront Toronto—has been working on turning Toronto's barren, formerly industrial East Bayfront area into ... read more

Layers of Rush Lane: Party in Toronto's Graffiti Alley this Sunday

Toronto's hidden 'Graffiti Alley', image by Craig White
August 2, 2017 4:00 pm | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
On Sunday, August 6, 2017, Toronto's Graffiti Alley, officially known as Rush Lane, will be hosting a party called Layers of Rush Lane which will feature live music, food, drinks, games and art. ... read more

70 More Bike Share Stations Coming to Toronto in August

Toronto Bike Share, cycling
August 2, 2017 12:28 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Cycling around Toronto will be made even more convenient this month, with Bike Share Toronto expanding with 70 new bike stations around the city over the next 4 weeks. Earlier today, Toronto Mayor ... read more

771 Yonge Condo Proposal Scaled Back, Entirely Redesigned

771 Yonge, Menkes, Giannone Petricone Associates, Toronto
August 2, 2017 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was early 2016 when Menkes Developments applied for rezoning to permit a new 49-stoey condominium tower at 771 Yonge Street, on the southeast corner at Asquith. Immediately north ... read more

Units at Plaza's Mississauga Square to Suit a Range of Lifestyles

Mississauga Square, Plaza, Turner Fleischer Architects, Bryon Patton
August 2, 2017 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Plaza has made a name for themselves across Toronto thanks to a series of significant condominium developments over the past several years, but the company's activities are not confined to ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 2, 2017

August 2, 2017 8:43 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Meet the man behind the artistic formations at the Leslie Spit ; Family’s bid to re-buy expropriated land investigated; Zoning changes give new life to Toronto's ... read more

Photo of the Day: Steeltown to Hogtown

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Hamilton
August 2, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Hamilton's industrial waterfront. Submitted to our Flickr Pool by edk7, this telephoto shot looks over some of Hamilton's steel manufacturing facilities, ... read more