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Topping Off May 2018: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off May 2018: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
June 1, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With another busy month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk now behind us, we round up May 2018's hottest stories, projects, and Forum discussions. Our Top Ten News ... read more

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

June 1, 2018 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Study says improving bus service is the best way to boost transit ridership; TTC Route Service Quality Tracking; With the Greenbelt as their backyard, the environment is ... read more

Photo of the Day: Smart House

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Smart House, architectsAlliance
June 1, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of balconies at Urban Capital and Malibu Investments' Smart House, a new "micro-condo" development under construction just west of ... read more

Massing Revised for Teeple-Designed Tower at 120 Church

120 Church Street, Madison Group, Teeple Architects, Toronto
May 31, 2018 5:08 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Last fall, Madison Group submitted a rezoning application for the irregularly-shaped property at 120 Church in Downtown Toronto. Located on the southwest corner of Church and Richmond ... read more

New Details Emerge for Aoyuan's M2M Condos in North York

M2M Condos, Newtonbrook, Aoyuan Property Holdings, Wallman, Toronto
May 31, 2018 4:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this year, a planning application to the City of Toronto introduced us to the long-anticipated redevelopment of Newtonbrook Plaza in North York. More details are now emerging for the first ... read more

Exploring the Range of Amenities Coming to Aqualuna at Bayside

Aqualuna at Bayside, Tridel, Hines, 3XN, Aquabella, Toronto
May 31, 2018 3:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The mid-May launch event for Tridel and Hines' Aqualuna provided new details about the fourth and final phase of the Bayside community in Toronto's East Bayfront ... read more

Leasing Centre Offers Glimpse of Life at The Livmore

The Livmore, Vertica, GWL, IBI Group, PCL Canada, Toronto
May 31, 2018 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With new home prices hovering near record highs, new purpose-built rental apartment buildings are seeing a resurgence of development in Toronto, and more of these are being built as luxury ... read more

Throwback Thursday: City Hall Observation Deck

View north from the City Hall observation deck, 2018, image by Edward Skira
May 31, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday brings us to the observation deck at City Hall, open to the public just two days a year for the annual Doors Open Toronto celebration. Back in May 2014, views north ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor Tory denounces move to board up hot slides in playground; New Toronto park signs a step in the right direction; City spends $164,000 to boost restaurants ... read more

Photo of the Day: Residential Density

Photo of the Day, Toronto, construction, buildings
May 31, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an east-facing view captured from the rooftop amenity level of Century Plaza on Wellesley Street, just east of Bay. Framed on the left by the recently completed ... read more

Features Emerging at College Park Including the New Skate Trail

College Park Barbara Ann Scott Skate Trail, Toronto, RAW, MBTW Group
May 30, 2018 4:27 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A few decades after a public park was constructed atop an underground parking garage at Toronto's heritage landmark College Park—a redevelopment of the Eaton's College Street store which had been ... read more

Lanterra Mixed-Use Development at 4000 Eglinton West Revised

4000 Eglinton West, Lanterra Developments, IBI Group, Toronto
May 30, 2018 3:46 pm | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
In April of this year, Lanterra Developments, developer of 4000 Eglinton Avenue West, submitted revised plans to the City of Toronto to finalize Zoning By-law Amendments for the project after ... read more

51 Camden Boutique Hotel Soon to Rise Above Grade

51 Camden Street, Toronto, Shim-Sutcliffe, Carbon, Zinc, Alterra
May 30, 2018 1:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Alterra Group of Companies and Zinc Developments are closing in on ground level at 51 Camden Street in Toronto's Fashion District where the companies are at work ... read more

New Residential Proposal for Lawrence and Birchmount

2180 Lawrence East, Toronto, Lalu, Bousfields, Kohn
May 30, 2018 11:42 am | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
At the northeast corner of Lawrence and Birchmount in Scarborough, Lalu Canada seeks to redevelop the site into a mixed-use development, pending municipal approval. 2180 Lawrence Avenue East, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 30, 2018

May 30, 2018 8:29 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto looking for a councillor to replace Chin Lee; The 905 suburbs are where the Ontario election will be won and lost; Danforth Avenue could be in for planning ... read more

Photo of the Day: Above Mississauga

Photo of the Day, Mississauga, condominium towers
May 30, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of Mississauga. Captured via drone by Forum contributor Jasonzed, this east-facing view looks across Princess Royal Drive and the city centre's ... read more

Demolition Clearing Slate to Make Way for AYC Condos

AYC Condos, Toronto, designed by TACT Architecture for Metropia and Diamond Corp
May 29, 2018 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Intensification of Tower-in-the-Park style apartment properties that were originally developed in the second half of the twentieth century has become a trend in Toronto as property owners look to ... read more

State Building Group Advances Plans for Southport Square

Southport Square, Toronto, State Building Group, Richmond Architects
May 29, 2018 4:07 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
In the Swansea neighbourhood of Toronto, State Building Group is seeking Site Plan Approval for a proposed mixed-use development at 34 Southport Street, west of High Park and north of the ... read more

$1.5 Billion M City Community Breaks Ground in Mississauga

M City, Rogers, Urban Capital, Core Architects, Mississauga
May 29, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mississauga will soon have a new skyline focal point following yesterday’s ground breaking ceremony for the first two phases of Rogers Real Estate Development Ltd. and Urban Capital ... read more

36-Storey Condo Proposed at 295 Jarvis north of Dundas

295 Jarvis Street, Toronto, Core Architects, Minto Group
May 29, 2018 11:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A proposal submitted to the City of Toronto seeks rezoning to permit a new 36-storey condominium tower located midway between Dundas and Gerrard streets on the east side of Jarvis. The plan ... read more