Trump Toronto to St Regis Retrofit and Rebranding Complete

Looking across Adelaide Street to the St. Regis Toronto, image by Craig White
December 7, 2018 6:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Last week, the signs saying 'The Adelaide Hotel' came down. The name, an interim measure chosen for the duration of the renovation of Toronto's former Trump Hotel and Residences, was done with. ... read more

Crane Installed as Excavation Continues at Diamond Condos

Diamond Condominiums on Yonge, Toronto, Diamante, Scott Shields
December 7, 2018 3:26 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since kicking off construction this past Spring, the early stages of work have been progressing for Diamante Development's Diamond Condominiums on Yonge, a 30-storey Scott Shields ... read more

The United BLDG: 55-Storey Plan for 481 University at Dundas

481 University, B+H Architects, Toronto
December 7, 2018 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
After receiving zoning bylaw approval from Toronto City Council in 2014, a plan to redevelop the Maclean-Hunter Publishing Company complex at the northeast corner of University and Dundas went ... read more

Lighthouse Towers Rising Taller at Daniels Waterfront Site

Daniels Waterfront, Lighthouse Tower East and West, Giannone Petricone, Toronto
December 7, 2018 10:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
As companies continue to move into the 280,000 ft² condominium office complex known as 130 QQE at Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts, construction is progressing on the residential ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 7, 2018

December 7, 2018 8:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC union warns Presto too unreliable for agency to end Metropass program next month; Three Waterfront Toronto directors involved with Google wired-community deal fired by ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dusk in Mississauga

Photo of the Day, Mississauga, condominium towers
December 7, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of Mississauga City Centre. Captured by Forum contributor Jasonzed, this drone view shows the suburb's increasingly dense Downtown. A white ... read more

Federal Offices Being Retrofitted for Carbon Zero Operations

Arthur Meighen Building, DIALOG
December 6, 2018 5:00 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
As the Government of Canada prepares to vacate Toronto's Dominion Public Building across from Union Station after 86 years, a more permanent home is being prepared for its 1,900 federal ... read more

Mid-Rise Condo Proposed for Kingston and St. Clair

2880 Kingston Road, Toronto, Artlife, Studio JCI
December 6, 2018 4:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A recent proposal submitted to the City of Toronto is seeking rezoning to permit a new mid-rise condominium development at 2880 Kingston Road, just east of St. Clair in Scarborough. The plan, ... read more

Shoring Prepping CityPlace Site of Concord Canada House

Concord Canada House, CityPlace, IBI Group, Toronto
December 6, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The initial stage of construction is underway for Concord Canada House, the final phase of Concord Adex's community in Toronto's rail lands. Replacing the Concord CityPlace ... read more

Throwback Thursday: University Heights Medical Centre

Throwback Thursday, University Heights Professional and Medical Centre, Toronto
December 6, 2018 10:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday looks back over a year and a half at the start of construction for an office condominium development just a block from Finch West Station in northwest Toronto. Back ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 6, 2018

December 6, 2018 8:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
There’s still a long road ahead for Sidewalk Labs' Toronto project; Shrunken Toronto council boosts office budgets to cope with expanded wards; Auditor-General says Metrolinx ... read more

Photo of the Day: Cranes at The Well

Photo of the Day, Toronto, The Well
December 6, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the site of The Well, Toronto's largest construction project. Submitted by Forum contributor Red Mars, this photo faces east across the massive build site as ... read more

Home Prices Up, Sales and Listings Down in Tight GTA Market

TREB market report, GTA housing, home prices, Toronto condos
December 5, 2018 2:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The latest monthly report from the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) shows continued competitive conditions in the Greater Toronto Area resale home market. Average selling prices rose by 3.5% ... read more

55 Charles East Proposal Resubmitted With New Design

55 Charles East, MOD, architectsAlliance, Toronto
December 5, 2018 12:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the Spring of 2018, MOD Developments Inc. submitted plans to redevelop an existing rental apartment tower on Toronto's Charles Street with a new high-rise residential development. The ... read more

Glazing Adds to Timber Frame of Hullmark's 80 Atlantic

80 Atlantic, Hullmark, Quadrangle, Toronto
December 5, 2018 10:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Hailed as the first timber-frame office building constructed in Toronto this generation, construction is well underway at the Liberty Village site of Hullmark's 80 Atlantic Avenue. The ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 5, 2018

December 5, 2018 8:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto Mayor Tory strikes conciliatory note as new 25-ward council is sworn in; There are no more scheduled closures for Line 1 of the subway for the rest of the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skating at the Square

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Nathan Phillips Square
December 5, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Nathan Phillips Square for a view of a popular Toronto winter tradition. Submitted by Forum contributor Red Mars, this shot faces southeast over the square's ... read more

Timber Interiors Forming at Charles Street Shoppers Drug Mart

Shoppers Drug Mart, Brook McIlroy
December 4, 2018 4:26 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
When you think of a Shopper’s Drug Mart store, you think of the typical modern retail interiors. Their collaboration with Architects Brook McIlroy at the intersection of Yonge and Charles in ... read more

Toronto's Chief Planner on Suburban Mobility at CUI/NRU Event

Panel at the Canadian Urban Institute's annual Chief Planner meeting
December 4, 2018 3:35 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
"Land use is the best transit resource you can buy. We must continue to align land use and transit planning." That was a key message that Gregg Lintern delivered to attendees during the recent ... read more

Excavation Prepping Site of 75 on The Esplanade

75 on The Esplanade, Toronto, Harhay, Carttera, architectsAlliance
December 4, 2018 12:16 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Four months ago, shoring rigs arrived at a surface parking lot at Church and The Esplanade in Downtown Toronto to kick off construction of 75 on The Esplanade from Harhay ... read more