news

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 17, 2018

July 17, 2018 8:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Report shows more people biking to work in 7 suburban areas in Toronto; Significant amount of water damage after fire at Toronto’s Old City Hall; Micro Museums ... read more

Photo of the Day: Helicopter View of Ontario Place

Photo of the Day, Ontario Place, City of Toronto
July 17, 2018 12:00 am | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of Ontario Place, captured by architectural rendering studio Norm Li during a recent flyover of the city. Captured at sunrise, this view ... read more

Site Plan Approval Sought for Phases 2 and 3 of One Yonge

Pinnacle One Yonge, Toronto, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto Star Lands
July 16, 2018 4:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The first phase in a five-building redevelopment of Downtown's sprawling Toronto Star lands is underway near the foot of Yonge Street. As excavation heats up at the site of The Prestige, the ... read more

Two Residential Projects in Early Stages on College Near U of T

Theory Condos, Parallax Investment Corporation, IBI Group, Toronto
July 16, 2018 3:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two new high-rise residential developments are gearing up to add density to the stretch of College Street across from the University of Toronto, west of University Avenue. Known as Theory Condos ... read more

Expo City 5: More Images Released for Vaughan’s New Tallest

Expo City 5, Cortel Group, Quadrangle, Vaughan
July 16, 2018 1:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New subway access is fuelling a rush to the sky and creating a promising downtown for Vaughan, just two kilometres beyond Toronto's northern city limit. Every downtown needs its signature ... read more

Edge Towers Attracting Toronto Buyers with Mississauga Prices

Edge Towers, Solmar Development Corporation, Roy Varacalli, Cusimano Architect
July 16, 2018 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
As rising home prices continue to make the Toronto housing market less affordable, more buyers are looking to other municipalities in the GTA in search of better prices. Many are looking west to ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 16, 2018

July 16, 2018 8:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Scarborough sign undergoes 'critical structural changes'; Premier Doug Ford removes Ontario’s trade representative in Washington; Hamilton’s Pipeline Trail “liberated a past ... read more

Photo of the Day: Arc at Erin Mills

Photo of the Day, Mississauga, Arc at Erin Mills, Kirkor
July 16, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of a new condo development under construction at the Mississauga intersection of Eglinton Avenue and Erin Mills Parkway. Submitted by Forum contributor ... read more

Environmental Sustainability Tops Yorkdale's Roof and Agenda

Green roof at Yorkdale Shopping Centre, Toronto
July 13, 2018 5:05 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
Yorkdale Shopping Centre, where Highway 401 meets Allen Road in North York, has been at the forefront of the Toronto retail market since its construction in 1963. Yorkdale has solidified itself as ... read more

Excavation Bottoms Out for Main and Main's Dundas & Aukland

Dundas & Aukland, Main and Main, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Toronto
July 13, 2018 4:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Seven months since crews from Bird Construction mobilized at the site of Main and Main's Dundas & Aukland project beside Kipling subway and GO station, work is well ... read more

Zinc Developments Submits a New Design for 121 Avenue Rd

121 Avenue Road, Zinc Developments, Cumulus Architects, City of Toronto
July 13, 2018 3:42 pm | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
Zinc Developments Inc. has recently submitted a Site Plan Application for 121 Avenue Rd. This site, recently owned by Urbancorp, is situated on the southeast corner of Avenue Road and Webster ... read more

488 University Rising Tall Above St. Patrick Station

Residences of 488 University Avenue, Amexon, Core Architects, Toronto
July 13, 2018 2:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Closing in on three years since construction began for Amexon Development Corporation's unique Residences of 488 University Avenue, the new Core Architects-designed condominium ... read more

Construction Progressing at Tridel's Islington Terrace

Islington Terrace, Tridel, Kirkor, Toronto
July 13, 2018 11:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the eight months since we last checked in on construction at Tridel's Islington Terrace, the initial phase of the three-tower condominium complex has gained a significant presence on ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018 8:29 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx chair Rob Prichard steps down to give Doug Ford a chance to name replacement; Extension of Bloor St. bike lanes delayed by at least two years; Greater Toronto Area condo ... read more

Photo of the Day: Drone over Don

Bridgepoint Hospital, Toronto, Photo of the Day
July 13, 2018 12:00 am | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
Today’s Photo of the Day features a drone view of Toronto captured by Forum contributor skycandy. This view looks over Bridgepoint Hospital, the Don River, and Riverdale Park, with the ... read more

3XN Bringing Danish Design to the Waterfront with Aqualuna

Aqualuna, Tridel, Hines, 3XN, Kirkor Architects, Bayside, Toronto
July 12, 2018 5:03 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
The development of Toronto's derelict waterfront is quickly shifting eastward, and Tridel and Hines' Bayside community is currently one of the fastest growing districts in the city. With Aquavista ... read more

Podium Forming Wrapping Up for Tower at Pier 27

Tower at Pier 27, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Toronto, architectsAlliance
July 12, 2018 3:21 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following on the heels of the new Waterlink at Pier 27 condominium community at the foot of Toronto's Yonge Street, developers Cityzen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes are ... read more

23-Storey Equilibrium Mural Emerges at Jarvis and Carlton

Equilibrium, Okuda San Miguel, Parkside Student Residence, Toronto
July 12, 2018 12:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping a close eye on the creation of an enormous new mural taking shape at Toronto’s Jarvis and Carlton intersection. Work on the 23-storey mural by Spanish street ... read more

Throwback Thursday: South Core from the CN Tower

Throwback Thursday, CN Tower, Toronto, South Core
July 12, 2018 10:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For the past two weeks, we've been comparing June 2018 views from Toronto's CN Tower with shots from years earlier, and we're back again today. This time we check out the birth and subsequent ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 12, 2018

July 12, 2018 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
#NearMissToronto helps track close calls on the road; Crucial TTC subway project under review amid executive departures; Doug Ford's government lays out its agenda today ... read more