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Happy Holidays From UrbanToronto!

Happy Holidays from UrbanToronto
December 21, 2018 5:00 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
With another busy year of city building coming to a close, we'd like to wish all of our readers a safe and happy holiday season! UrbanToronto's offices will be closed until January 2nd while our ... read more

Still Time to Vote on Toronto's Best New Buildings of 2018

UrbanToronto Year-End Readers' Poll, Best Buildings of 2018
December 21, 2018 3:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We are now one week into our fifth annual UrbanToronto Year-End Readers' Poll giving you the chance to select your favourite buildings completed in 2018. With many hundreds of votes ... read more

Two Wellington West Office Proposals Combined in Resubmission

474 Wellington, architectsAlliance, ERA, Hullmark, Doubledown, Toronto
December 21, 2018 12:37 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A pair of contentious redevelopment proposals on Wellington west of Spadina have been consolidated into one joint-venture proposal by the owners of the side-by-side lots: Hullmark’s 470-474 ... read more

Bricks Setting the Tone at the King Portland Centre

King Portland Centre, Kingly Condos, Allied Properties REIT, RioCan, Toronto
December 21, 2018 10:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction has moved into the later stages on Allied Properties REIT and RioCan's King Portland Centre complex in the King West area of Toronto. Set to wrap up next ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 21, 2018

December 21, 2018 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bombardier speeding up TTC streetcar production, but has mountain to climb to meet 2019 commitments; Uber's self-driving cars are returning to the road in Toronto — but ... read more

Photo of the Day: Garrison Crossing

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Garrison Crossing, bridge
December 21, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the new Garrison Crossing bridge, set to link Toronto's Niagara neighbourhood, Liberty Village/Ordnance Triangle, and the Fort York area ... read more

859 The Queensway Plan Updated for Site Plan Approval

859 The Queensway, Toronto, First Avenue, Latch, Teeple Architects
December 20, 2018 5:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Plans are advancing for a new mid-rise development on the south side of The Queensway between Islington Avenue and Royal York Road in Etobicoke. The proposed 14-storey Teeple ... read more

Garrison Point Ascends in Toronto's Ordnance Triangle

Garrison Point, Novus, Ordnance Triangle, Hariri Pontarini, Toronto
December 20, 2018 4:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Formed by Strachan Avenue on t west, the Kitchener rail corridor to the north, and the Lakeshore West rail corridor to the south, Toronto's 7.75-acre Ordnance Triangle is being ... read more

Cranes Installed as Forming Begins at Pinnacle One Yonge Site

December 20, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A wave of tall towers will soon reshape the skyline of Toronto's central waterfront, the tallest of which is being planned at the foot of Yonge Street. Pinnacle International's Pinnacle ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Yonge and Kingsdale

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, Beacon, Ellie, Duca, North York
December 20, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday—and the final TBT of 2018—presents a view of change on Yonge Street in North York City Centre. Back in February 2006, the view north on Yonge Street from ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 20, 2018

December 20, 2018 8:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Activist fought to protect the vulnerable; Subway upload: negotiating when you have no cards in your hand; Scarborough commuter lots target of Toronto mayor's housing ... read more

Photo of the Day: Safe Hands at One Bloor East

Photo of the Day, Toronto, One Bloor East, Great Gulf, Hariri Pontarini
December 20, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the new public art installation taking shape at the base of One Bloor East at Toronto's Yonge and Bloor intersection. Designed by artist ... read more

City, Lifetime Settle on 14-Storey 485 Wellington West

485 Wellington West, Toronto, Lifetime, Wallman
December 19, 2018 5:21 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just west of the massive construction site of The Well at Spadina and Front in Downtown Toronto, plans are advancing for a new condominium development at 485 Wellington West. Initially ... read more

Pair of Mid-Rise Condo Projects Progress in Leslieville

Logan Residences, Daniels, 875 Queen East, Harhay, Toronto
December 19, 2018 3:27 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A few kilometres east of the high-rise projects of Downtown Toronto, a couple of mid-rise developments are reshaping Queen Street East in Leslieville. Both on the south side of Queen either side ... read more

Excavation Forming Large Pit at Panda Condominiums Site

Panda Condominiums, Lifetime Developments, Turner Fleischer, Toronto
December 19, 2018 12:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Roughly four months since shoring rigs arrived at the site of Panda Condominiums to mark the start of construction, work is well underway for the future 30-storey Lifetime ... read more

Cladding Encloses Flowing Curves of Daniels' Arc at Erin Mills

Daniels Erin Mills, Mississauga, designed by Kirkor Architects for Daniels Corp
December 19, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is moving along on the third phase tower at The Daniels Corporation's high-rise development at Erin Mills Parkway and Eglinton in Mississauga. We last checked in on the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 19, 2018

December 19, 2018 8:09 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ryerson moving forward with law school despite Ontario government funding rejection; Mayor Tory disappointed at need for Toronto Community Housing agency ... read more

Photo of the Day: Mississauga Sunrise

Photo of the Day, Mississauga, Daniels Erin Mills, Arc
December 19, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a dramatic sunrise view from Mississauga. Captured by Forum contributor Jasonzed, this view faces southeast from the Erin Mills Town Centre, showing the ... read more

CIBC Square's South Tower Grows Taller Near Union Station

CIBC Square, Toronto, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Hines, WilkinsonEyre, Adamson
December 18, 2018 5:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's next major office tower is well underway just south of Union Station, as construction presses on for the first phase of Ivanhoé Cambridge and Hines’ CIBC ... read more

Experimental MapTO Site Presents Toronto Data in a Unique Way

MapTO
December 18, 2018 4:21 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Every once in a while, UrbanToronto comes across a project that we love, which we suspect might grab you too. Recently, we were made aware of MapTO, an experimental website featuring artistic ... read more