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Excavation Underway for Artworks Tower in Regent Park

Artworks Tower, The Daniels Corporation, Quadrangle, Toronto
March 7, 2019 12:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work continues on a number of new builds underway in Toronto's revitalizing Regent Park neighbourhood. The latest project to enter construction in the revitalization's third phase ... read more

Throwback Thursday: View from GBC Waterfront Campus

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, skyline
March 7, 2019 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday highlights the changing view of Toronto from the George Brown College Waterfront Campus' Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Building near Queens Quay and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 7, 2019

March 7, 2019 9:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sidewalk Labs could pull out of Quayside project if transit isn’t built, CEO says; Tory’s critics take aim at Toronto budget; A homeless Toronto man has created a movable ... read more

Photo of the Day: View from the AGO

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
March 7, 2019 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a skyline view of Toronto captured from the Art Gallery of Ontario. Submitted by Forum contributor Rascacielo, this shot faces southeast towards the topped out ... read more

Woodbine Entertainment Funding New GO Station at Highway 27

March 6, 2019 5:40 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
The Province of Ontario and Metrolinx will close Etobicoke North GO Station when they replace it with a new station just west of Highway 27 on Woodbine Racetrack property, the government announced ... read more

Gairloch Proposes Mid-Rise Condo Near Bayview and Davisville

1410 Bayview Avenue, Gariloch Developments, architectsAlliance, Toronto
March 6, 2019 5:02 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new proposal submitted to the City of Toronto at the end of February seeks rezoning and an Official Plan Amendment to permit a new 8-storey development on Bayview Avenue just south of ... read more

Office Tower Rises Above Grade at The Well Construction Site

The Well, Toronto, Diamond Corp, RioCan, Allied, Tridel, Woodbourne
March 6, 2019 3:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work on Toronto's largest construction site continues to progress at the northwest corner of Front and Spadina, with recent photos revealing a construction milestone for the huge seven-building ... read more

Previewing Amenities at Block Developments' 57 Brock

57 Brock, Block Developments, RAW, Tomas Pearce, Toronto
March 6, 2019 1:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With approvals in place and the grand opening now in the books, the wheels are in motion for 57 Brock, a 7-storey boutique condo from Block Developments coming to Toronto's West ... read more

Shoring Begins as Demolition Continues at Nobu Toronto Site

Nobu Residences Toronto, Madison Group, Westdale, Teeple Architects, Toronto
March 6, 2019 11:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Several months after a bit of Hollywood descended upon the city for the star-studded ground breaking of Nobu Residences Toronto, the dust and commotion of demolition dominate the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 6, 2019

March 6, 2019 9:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Boisterous Ontario Place meeting hears proposals for a pier, museum and even a houseboat haven; The Canadian Civil Liberties Association calls for reset on Sidewalk Labs ... read more

Photo of the Day: Distant Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
March 6, 2019 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the Leslie Street Spit for a view of the Toronto skyline. Captured by Forum contributor Razz, this shot looks across the frozen Outer Harbour, with a towering ... read more

King Blue Sprouts Forest of Steel as Crane Removal Begins

King Blue Condos, Greenland Canada, IBI Group Architects, Toronto
March 5, 2019 5:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Greenland Group's King Blue condominium development in Toronto's Entertainment District has achieved a milestone this week as disassembly of the tower cranes used to ... read more

Ryerson Hosts Monadnock, Weiss/Manfredi Architecture Lectures

WEISS/MANFREDI
March 5, 2019 3:25 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Ryerson University will be hosting a pair of architectural lectures this week and next. The first, this Thursday, is titled The Permanent, the Temporary, and the Illusionary, and will be ... read more

Toronto Home Sales Decline as Price Growth Continues

TREB market report, GTA housing, home prices, Toronto condos
March 5, 2019 1:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The latest monthly sales report from the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) shows a continued decline in the Greater Toronto Area's resale housing market in February. 5,025 home sales represented a ... read more

Cranes Installed at Sugar Wharf Condos Construction Site

Sugar Wharf Condos, 100 Queens Quay, Menkes, Toronto
March 5, 2019 11:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
February was a busy month at the site of Menkes Developments' Sugar Wharf community on Queens Quay east of Yonge Street by Toronto Harbour. Marking the beginning of the redevelopment of the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 5, 2019

March 5, 2019 9:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx offered to reinstate GO bus service to York on condition school pay $800,000 to students; Here's how much more you could pay in property taxes in 2019 — and where that money ... read more

Photo of the Day: East Bayfront and South Core

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
March 5, 2019 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto's East Bayfront and South Core areas, captured from a high-rise in the Distillery District. Submitted by Forum contributor Razz, this ... read more

Danish Prince Opens Architecture Exhibit, Unveils T3 Bayside

March 4, 2019 5:58 pm | by Craig White | Comments
There was quite the event at Hines and Tridel's Bayside Presentation Centre this morning as Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark along with a delegation of Danish Government officials came to ... read more

Report Says Toronto Property Taxes Could Handle 20% Rise

Ryerson University, Property Taxes
March 4, 2019 4:00 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Ryerson University’s Centre for Urban Research & Land Development has released a report analyzing property tax rates in Toronto. The report argues that because Toronto has some of the lowest ... read more

293 The Kingsway to Begin Construction This Summer

293 The Kingsway, Benvenuto Group, Quadrangle, Toronto
March 4, 2019 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sales continue at Benvenuto Group's 293 The Kingsway, a Quadrangle-designed mid-rise condominium community set to rise near Royal York and Dundas in Etobicoke just north of ... read more