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Hard Hat Tour of Ryerson University's Student Learning Centre

Work continues on the Student Learning Centre. Image by Marcus Mitanis.
August 22, 2014 5:45 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The 155,000 square-foot Ryerson University Student Learning Centre at the corner of Yonge and Gould Streets in Downtown Toronto continues to impress as it move towards completion. We had the ... read more

GO Regional Express Rail: CityRail for the GTA

The Munich S-Bahn (Photo by Florian Derwarf)
August 22, 2014 4:55 pm | by Jonathan English | Comments
Since the CityRail concept was introduced in 2012, the idea of using existing rail corridors to expand rapid transit throughout the GTA has become mainstream. Metrolinx and the provincial ... read more

Pinstriping Downtown in Green at RBC WaterPark Place III

RBC WaterPark Place III, WZMH Architects, DTAH, Oxford Properties, Toronto
August 22, 2014 4:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With construction wrapping up over the next few months on Oxford Properties' WaterPark Place III, some final aesthetic and functional touches are being applied to the 30-storey, ... read more

Podium Levels in Place at Lifetime's INDX Condos

INDX Condos, Lifetime, Centrecourt Developments, Page+Steele/IBI Group
August 22, 2014 3:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Financial District is home to Canada's biggest economic players, most based out of massive office towers that clear out by sundown. Condominium development is a relatively new thing in ... read more

Qube Condos Brings Mid-Rise to The Queensway at Royal York

Qube Condos by Romanov Romanov for First Avenue Properties
August 22, 2014 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mid-rise developments are becoming more and more popular in Toronto thanks to the City's Avenues plan, which encourages density and vitality in the form of residential buildings with ground ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 22, 2014

August 22, 2014 9:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Stintz bows out of mayoral race, won’t endorse anyone else; Pearson employees outraged at steep airport-link fares; Councillor Josh Matlow to present motion on reducing ... read more

Photo of the Day: Summer Evening

Photo of the Day, CNE, Humber Bay
August 22, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have had a very mild Summer so far, but looking at today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Oscar Flores, the scene seems like a typical Toronto Summer ... read more

Stuart Reid's Union Station Art Encourages TTC Riders to Engage

Stuart Reid, Zones of Immersion, TTC, Union Station Revitalization
August 21, 2014 3:25 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Toronto's Union Station is the focus of several concurrent restoration, renovation, and redevelopment schemes meant to give the city's Downtown gateway a major facelift and boost its capacity ... read more

Shayne Dark's 'Double Take' Public Art Installed at X2 Condos

X2 Condominiums, Lifetime, Great Gulf Homes, Wallman Architects, Toronto
August 21, 2014 1:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
At the intersection of Jarvis and Charles, X2 Condominiums is now in the process of topping off with structural work being completed on the mechanical penthouse above the 49th ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Charles and St. Thomas

Throwback Thursday, Charles and St. Thomas
August 21, 2014 12:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood continues to see dramatic growth in the form of new high-rise residential towers. Back on April 13, 2003, the northeast corner of Charles and St. Thomas ... read more

Site Cleared for Gairloch's 383 Sorauren Condos in Roncesvalles

About half of the sales centre is taken down. Image by Marcus Mitanis.
August 21, 2014 10:57 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Construction is imminent at 383 Sorauren Avenue, the 10-storey boutique condominium in Toronto's Roncesvalles neighbourhood as demolition of the sales centre on site began this past ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 21, 2014

August 21, 2014 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Is Karen Stintz dropping out of Toronto mayoral race?; Toronto’s executive committee approves construction of $30M basketball training facility for Raptors; Mayor Ford’s ... read more

Photo of the Day: Bridged

Photo of the Day, Humber Bay Arch Bridge,
August 21, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With a very interesting design and a skyline backdrop, the Humber Bay Arch Bridge is a very popular spot for photographers in the GTA. Most photographers take a traditional head-on approach when ... read more

KobenHavn's ParkLane Coming Soon to Port Credit Waterfront

ParkLane, Turner Fleischer Architects, KobenHavn, Mississauga
August 20, 2014 4:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
These days new lakefront property in the GTA usually comes in the form of high-rise condominiums, like those seen rising on the shores of Humber Bay or on Downtown's central waterfront. While the ... read more

Excavation Continues to Make Progress at Concert's 88 Scott

88 Scott Street condos, Toronto, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group
August 20, 2014 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the transition zone between Toronto's primarily business-oriented Financial District and mixed-use St. Lawrence neighbourhood, excavation continues to make progress at the site of Concert ... read more

Thompson Residences Soon to Top Off on King Street West

Thompson Residences, Saucier + Perrotte Architects, Freed Developments, Toronto
August 20, 2014 11:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a while since we last checked in on the construction progress of Freed Developments' Thompson Residences, a mid-rise condominium development currently rising from the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 20, 2014

August 20, 2014 8:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Island airport activist bids for Toronto council seat; TTC endorses a wish list of improvements to ‘save’ public transit, but next council will need to approve ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Second Platform

Photo of the Day, Union Station second platform
August 20, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yesterday's opening of the TTC's Union Station second platform marked a major step forward in the modernization of the 60-year-old subway station, and several commuter-slash-photographers were on ... read more

Touring the Unique Interiors of CHAZ Yorkville Condos

Spacious balconies lend to great views of the city. Image by Marcus Mitanis.
August 19, 2014 4:20 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Our recent tour of the 47-storey CHAZ Yorkville Condos continues with a look at some of the interior finishes and units. The previous article, showcasing the variety of views the building offers, ... read more

Carpenters Annual Apprentice Competition On This Weekend

August 19, 2014 1:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A few days remain until the United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC) holds their 22nd annual National Apprenticeship Competition at Roundhouse Park, located immediately ... read more