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Pair of High-Rise Projects Progressing at Soudan and Lillian

Distinction Condos, Lillian Park, Shiplake, Collecdev, Lash Toronto
October 26, 2018 9:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The heart of Midtown Toronto at Yonge and Eglinton is surging with new high-rise growth, asserting itself as one of the city's densest neighbourhoods as new towers rise into the local skyline. A ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 26, 2018

October 26, 2018 7:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Low turnout in the municipal election is heartbreaking; Condo prices are rising more quickly than house prices in Toronto; Gord Perks vows to fight for Parkdale-High Park on ... read more

Photo of the Day: Distant Towers

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Humber Bay Shores
October 25, 2018 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a telephoto view across Toronto, showing the towers of the Humber Bay Shores neighbourhood viewed from a high-rise in the Church+Wellesley neighbourhood. ... read more

Sugar Wharf Condos Designed with Families in Mind

Sugar Wharf Condominiums, Toronto, architectsAlliance, Menkes Developments
October 25, 2018 4:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It's remarkable how quickly Toronto's Central Waterfront is changing. A decade ago, the area east of Yonge felt desolate; today with the first buildings opening, it feels like an up-and-coming ... read more

'Stackt' Shipping Container Market Taking Shape Near Fort York

Stackt Container Market, 28 Bathurst, Tusk Global, LGA, Toronto
October 25, 2018 2:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
After years of disuse, a vacant lot at Toronto's Bathurst and Front Streets intersection is finally being developed, albeit temporarily. Tusk Global Limited is bringing a temporary market ... read more

Toronto Wildlife Centre to Relocate and Expand in Rouge Park

Toronto Wildlife Centre
October 25, 2018 1:50 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
The Toronto Wildlife Centre has submitted a proposal to build a new location in northeast Scarborough at 6461 Steeles Ave East, between Markham Road ad Sewells Road, and within the boundaries of ... read more

Dynamic 31-Metre Art Installation Underway at One Bloor East

One Bloor East, Great Gulf, Ron Arad, Safe Hands, public art, Toronto
October 25, 2018 10:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With condominium residents and retail tenants moved into Great Gulf's 76-storey One Bloor East at Toronto's Yonge and Bloor intersection, another finishing touch is being added to ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Gibson Square

Throwback Thursday, Gibson Square, Menkes, Toronto
October 25, 2018 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back to April 2013, when Menkes Developments' Gibson Square was on the rise in North York City Centre. The mixed-use project consists a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 25, 2018

October 25, 2018 7:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Parkdale group seeks commitments from developers on affordable housing, rent increases; York U calls ‘urgent meeting’ to save planned campus after Tories axe ... read more

Photo of the Day: Don Valley Colours

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
October 24, 2018 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
For the third day in a row, fall colours in Toronto make a Photo of the Day appearance. The Don Valley offers a great vantage point to view the contrast between the natural conditions of the ... read more

Cladding Appearing on Phase Two at Daniels Waterfront

Daniels Waterfront, Lighthouse Tower East and West, Giannone Petricone, Toronto
October 24, 2018 3:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over 3 years since the 2015 closure and demolition of The Guvernment/Kool Haus nightclub at Toronto's Queen's Quay and Lower Jarvis Street intersection, the mixed-use community being built ... read more

Heritage Clock Tower Moved for Halo on Yonge Construction

Halo Residences on Yonge, Toronto, Cresford, architectsAlliance
October 24, 2018 2:49 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The early stages of construction are well underway for a new 38-storey condominium tower on Yonge Street north of College in Downtown Toronto. Cresford Developments' Halo ... read more

Daniels' The Wyatt Nears Final Height in Regent Park

The Wyatt, Daniels Regent Park, KPMB, IBI Group, Toronto
October 24, 2018 11:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Daniels Corporation’s The Wyatt will be the next high-rise condominium development to complete construction as part of the rebuild of Toronto's Regent Park neighbourhood. Designed ... read more

M3 at M City Offering Two Glowing Levels of Amenity Spaces

M3 at M City, Rogers, Urban Capital, IBI Group, Mississauga
October 24, 2018 9:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Set to become Mississauga's tallest building, Rogers Real Estate Development Ltd. and Urban Capital Property Group's M3 marks the third phase in the sprawling high-rise ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 24, 2018

October 24, 2018 7:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tory confident favourable Toronto ward results will make it easier to pass his agenda; Toronto voters shake up TTC board as four members defeated; Doug Ford government cancels ... read more

Photo of the Day: Red Trees

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
October 23, 2018 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the Toronto skyline showing off fall colours on the waterfront. Submitted to our Monde thread by Forum contributor skycandy, this shot also highlights ... read more

First Phase of CIBC Square Ascending South of Union Station

CIBC Square, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Hines, WilkinsonEyre, Adamson, Toronto
October 23, 2018 3:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The first phase of Ivanhoé Cambridge and Hines’ CIBC Square is gearing up to make its mark on the Downtown Toronto skyline as the WilkinsonEyre-designed complex's ... read more

Daniels' Wesley Tower Reaches Grade in Mississauga

Wesley Tower, Daniels Corporation, Mississauga, Rafael + Bigauskas Architects
October 23, 2018 2:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A major construction milestone has been reached at the Mississauga site of Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre, where the 43-storey first phase in a two-tower Rafael + Bigauskas ... read more

A First Look at PRIME Condos' Sophisticated Interior Spaces

October 23, 2018 1:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recently-unveiled redesign of PRIME Condos promises gold-hued accents for the Toronto skyline, set to rise on Jarvis just south of Gerrard. New exterior renderings of ... read more

Should GTHA BikeShare Systems be Uploaded to Metrolinx?

A Bike Share Toronto station
October 23, 2018 10:42 am | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
While BikeShare programs are commonplace in Europe, the idea is a relatively recent one in Canada. The first large-scale system, Bixi, was launched in Montreal in 2009, with systems eventually ... read more