iKore's Avenue on 7 to Hold September 19th Grand Opening

Avenue on 7, iKore Developments, HCA Architecture, Vaughan
September 15, 2015 4:28 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This coming weekend will mark the official launch of iKore Developments' Avenue on 7 Condominium, a new HCA Architecture-designed development coming to Highway 7 between Islington ... read more

Public Meetings Announced for Toronto Ward Boundary Review

Current ward boundaries, image courtesy of the City of Toronto
September 15, 2015 11:45 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As Toronto continues to experience a surge of population growth and high-density development throughout parts of the city, the population of many of wards has been changing at drastically ... read more

Tridel's Avani at Metrogate Tops Off in Scarborough

Avani at Metrogate Condos Toronto, Tridel, Graziani + Corazza Architects
September 15, 2015 10:43 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Tridel's Avani has reached a major milestone, as the first of the project's twin Graziani + Corazza Architects-designed condominium towers has topped off at its ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 15, 2015

September 15, 2015 8:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
2024 Olympics: Toronto won't enter a bid, sources say; Deciding the Future of Toronto’s Hard-Working Wetlands; Tolls on Toronto expressways could ease congestion; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Spadina Textures

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Spadina Station, TTC
September 15, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Spadina is one of the most interesting stations on the TTC's rapid transit network, with the Line 1 and Line 2 platforms located 150 metres apart and sporting entirely different styles. The Line 1 ... read more

EY Tower's Unique Aesthetic Takes Shape on Adelaide West

EY Tower, Toronto, by Oxford Properties, Kohn Pederson Fox Associates
September 14, 2015 4:15 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In the month since our last construction update, the impressive progress of Oxford Properties' EY Tower has begun transforming the streetscape of Adelaide West in the Financial District, and is ... read more

ACO NextGen Design Charrette to Re-Envision Christie Pits Park

ACO NextGen 4th Annual Design Charette, Christie Pits Park, Toronto
September 14, 2015 2:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Architectural Conservancy Ontario’s (ACO) NextGen group—a resource for students and emerging professionals in the fields of architecture, planning, landscape architecture, built history, and ... read more

City Planning Recommending Tower Renewal Program Changes

Another view of towers in North York, image by Marcus Mitanis
September 14, 2015 12:10 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Seeking to supplement the City of Toronto's ongoing Tower Renewal Program, the City's Planning Department has recommended new guidelines to improve quality of life in Toronto's high-rise ... read more

Danforth Square Hosting VIP Preview Event September 19th

Danforth Square, Time Development Group, Kohn Partnership Architects
September 14, 2015 11:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Prospective home buyers and investors will soon get their first chance to buy into Time Development Group's Danforth Square, as a VIP Preview Purchasing event will be held this ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 14, 2015

September 14, 2015 8:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
“New” City Hall and Visions of the Future; Affordable housing wait list nearly quadruple number of spaces in Pan Am village; Enthusiasm for Olympic bid tepid on Toronto City ... read more

Photo of the Day: Take-Off

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, Porter
September 14, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport isn't capable of handling long-range or international air traffic, though the Downtown airport offers a few things that the larger Pearson International Airport ... read more

Gupta Group Announces 52-Storey Rosedale on Bloor Condos

Rosedale on Bloor, Page+Steele/IBI Group Architects, Toronto
September 11, 2015 6:05 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
The Gupta Group has released plans for a tower a few blocks east of Toronto's Bloor-Yonge corner, complete with new details on what will ultimately become a mixed-used high-rise condo/hotel ... read more

Centennial College's Culinary Arts Centre Tops Off

Residence and Culinary Arts Centre, Toronto, by Centennial College
September 11, 2015 3:51 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The remarkable transformation of Centennial College's Progress Campus is continuing, with Diamond Schmitt Architects' new Residence and Culinary Arts Centre now topped off, contributing to a new, ... read more

Crane Raised at E Condos Site at Yonge and Eglinton

E Condos, Toronto, Roy Varacalli, Bazis Inc., Metropia, RioCan
September 11, 2015 1:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work continues at the site of Bazis, Metropia and RioCan's E Condos, a new two-tower Rosario Varacalli-designed condominium development under construction at the ... read more

Tarion's New Builder Education Requirements Take Effect

Workers at a Toronto construction site, image by Marcus Mitanis
September 11, 2015 12:11 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Since 1976, Tarion has been tasked with administering the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act by licensing new home builders and ensuring that new homeowners are aware of their warranty ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 11, 2015

September 11, 2015 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing reinvention of Yonge-Bloor in Toronto is indeed special; No sign of slowdown in Toronto as agents prep for fall housing market; TCHC finds 71 needed ... read more

Photo of the Day: Flagship

Photo of the Day, Toronto, architecture, BMO
September 11, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recent rejuvenation of First Canadian Place has dramatically altered the exterior of Canada's tallest building, while improving the complex's public realm at street level in Toronto's ... read more

Renovations Restore Grandeur of The King Edward Hotel

Omni King Edward Hotel, image by Marcus Mitanis
September 10, 2015 5:15 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Two years and $40 million worth of renovations later, the grand interiors of The Omni King Edward Hotel have been tastefully restored. The intricate lobby, restaurant and bar, alongside all of the ... read more

Heritage Toronto Announces 2015 Nominees for Media and Community Awards

Toronto: Biography of a City, by Allan Levine
September 10, 2015 4:02 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following the recent announcement of nominees for Heritage Toronto's William Greer Architectural Conservation and Craftsmanship Awards, a full list of nominations has now been released for the ... read more

Tridel Introduces BLOORVISTA Condominiums at Islington Terrace

Islington Terrace, BLOORVISTA, Tridel, Kirkor Architects, Toronto
September 10, 2015 2:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sales are well under way for Islington Terrace, a new vertical community by Tridel and Kirkor Architects Planners coming to Bloor and Islington, that will feature ... read more