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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Too early to force landlords to put air conditioning on, says city; Doug Ford pledges Sheppard Subway extension; Toronto foundation plans to honour Irish potato ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fog and The Hearn

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Port Lands, Harbour
May 29, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us above Toronto Harbour for a view of the city skyline, the decommissioned Hearn Generating Station, and several boaters. Captured via drone by Forum contributor ... read more

30 Tippett Development Revised With Additional Rental Units

30 Tippett Road, Collecdev, gh3, Toronto
May 28, 2018 6:20 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
The immediate area around Wilson subway station is in the midst of a complete transformation, with upwards of 3,600 new residential units either recently completed, under construction, or proposed ... read more

Core Development Group Propose Mid-Rise in Birch Cliff

The Manderley, Toronto, Core Development Group, SvN, Omar Ghandi
May 28, 2018 5:30 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
At the northwest corner of Kingston Road and Manderley Drive, (a block east of Warden n Scarborough), Core Development Group is proposing an 11-storey building comprising both commercial ... read more

Work Begins on Namesake Park in Concord Park Place

Concord Park Place, Toronto, Bessarion Community Centre
May 28, 2018 3:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Roughly a decade since work began on the massive Concord Park Place community next to Bessarion subway station in North York, the neighbourhood's namesake eight-acre park has begun to take shape. ... read more

Orange Panels add Colour and Texture to Sixty Colborne Podium

Sixty Colborne, Freed, Carttera, architectsAlliance, Toronto
May 28, 2018 12:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since Sixty Colborne Condos reached its final 25-storey height last year at King and Church in Downtown Toronto, architecture buffs have been patiently awaiting the installation of the ... read more

Construction Imminent for Plaza's Mississauga Square Condos

Mississauga Square, Plaza, Turner Fleischer Architects, Bryon Patton
May 28, 2018 11:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A lot on Hurontario north of Eglinton in central Mississauga will soon sprout a 33-storey condo tower, as preliminary work begins for Plaza's Mississauga Square. Site clearance recently ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 28, 2018

May 28, 2018 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Thousands explore city buildings for annual Doors Open Toronto; Doug Ford once branded himself Toronto’s ‘co-mayor.’ What did he and brother Rob accomplish at City ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline from The Selby

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
May 28, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us high above Toronto's Sherbourne Street for a view of the Toronto skyline. Captured from the under-construction, 50-storey rental tower known as The Selby, this ... read more

Doors Open Toronto 2018: Classics to See this Weekend

Doors Open Toronto, City of Toronto, Great Gulf
May 25, 2018 4:42 pm | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
This weekend, the 19th annual Doors Open Toronto event is set to take place, providing an opportunity to see inside over 130 of the most historically, architecturally, culturally, and ... read more

QuadReal and City of Toronto to Pilot New Smart Technologies

QuadReal and City of Toronto to Pilot New Smart Technology
May 25, 2018 2:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Smart City concept is gaining traction in municipalities around the world, including here in Toronto. A Smart City aims to utilize data and technology to increase efficiencies and streamline ... read more

Art x Architects Fundraiser at Toronto's Great Hall on May 29

Art by Architects, Diamond Schmitt, Great Hall, Manulife, Ride for Heart,
May 25, 2018 1:32 pm | by Jorge Quesada | Comments
‘Art by Architects’ — or AxA — is an annual fundraiser organized by Diamond Schmitt Architects aimed at ‘promoting the arts within the architectural profession’. All proceeds to be donated to the ... read more

Plans Updated as Marketing Begins for The Cardiff on Eglinton

The Cardiff, condos, Sierra Building Group, Toronto, RAW Design
May 25, 2018 1:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Sierra Building Group has submitted a revised application for an Official Plan Amendment and rezoning, finalizing details for an OMB-approved mid-rise condominium development at 492 ... read more

Plans Submitted for Mixed-Use Rental Tower at Garrison Point

May 25, 2018 12:42 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
After laying relatively dormant for a couple of decades, a unique site on the west side of Downtown Toronto is now changing rapidly. Just east of Liberty Village is something that the City's ... read more

Phase 1 Complete of Evergreen Brickworks' Kiln Building Reno

Evergreen Brickworks, Kiln Building, LGA, ERA, Evergreen, EllisDon, Toronto
May 25, 2018 10:36 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
The repurposing of the Evergreen Brickworks has been hailed as a success since it first opened its doors in 2010, creating Toronto's first environmental community centre in the heart of the Don ... read more

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

May 25, 2018 8:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Car2Go to end Toronto operations in May over ‘heavy street restrictions’ and permit fees; Toronto land-transfer tax revenue beats expectations by $30-million despite market ... read more

Photo of the Day: Crepuscular Rays

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
May 25, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a skyline view of Toronto, as seen from a high-rise in Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores area. Submitted by Forum contributor Keyz, this east-facing view shows ... read more

Design Review Panel Split Over 2450 Victoria Park Proposal

2450 Victoria Park Avenue, Collecdev, gh3, Toronto
May 24, 2018 5:00 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
In March of this year, Toronto City Council approved a new secondary plan to guide redevelopment of the Consumers Road Business Park, to the south and west of Sheppard Avenue and Victoria Park ... read more

The One: Excavation Begins for Canada's Tallest Building

The One, Toronto, by Foster + Partners, Core Architects for Mizrahi Developments
May 24, 2018 3:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Canada's tallest building began last August at the southwest corner of Yonge and Bloor in Downtown Toronto, with the ground breaking ceremony for Mizrahi ... read more

Exterior Details Coming Together at Tridel's Topped-Out Alter

Alter, Tridel, Deltera, architectsAlliance, Toronto
May 24, 2018 12:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Now topped out at 33 storeys at the southeast corner of Church and McGill, construction is now in the late stages for Tridel's Alter. We last checked in on the construction of ... read more