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Tridel Holding Grand Opening for Avani2 at Metrogate

Avani at Metrogate Condos Toronto by Tridel and Graziani + Corazza Architects
February 19, 2015 12:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Master-planned communities have become an important tool in redeveloping the large swaths of land common in Toronto's many former suburban areas. At Highway 401 and Kennedy Road in ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Burano

Throwback Thursday, Burano, Bay Street, Toronto
February 19, 2015 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bay Street is synonymous with finance in Toronto, and Bay Street is often used as a metonym for our financial core in the same way that Wall Street is associated with US finance. North of the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for February 19, 2015

February 19, 2015 8:57 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Proposal to build new development underneath Gardiner Expressway set to go to council; Ontario shows interest in Port Lands development project; Waterfront Toronto’s ... read more

Photo of the Day: Happy Chinese New Year!

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Chinatown, Chinese New Year
February 19, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today marks the Lunar New Year, and the start of the Year of the Goat in Chinese tradition. To celebrate the event, the Chinatown BIA will be hosting events on February 21st and 22nd in Chinatown, ... read more

East of Downtown: Growth to Watch For in 2015

East of Downtown: Growth to Watch For in 2015
February 18, 2015 6:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
After a week of what seemed like new building announcements every day, we are digging back into our overview series of development growth areas to watch across Toronto in 2015. We have ... read more

City of Toronto Seeking Input on Billboard and Signage Regulations

City of Toronto, planning, signage, billboard
February 18, 2015 2:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Introduced in 2010, the City of Toronto's current signage bylaw created nine different 'Sign Districts' across the city, plus an additional six 'Special Sign Districts', where signage has ... read more

A Sneak Peek at Chestnut Hill's Lotus Condos Presentation Centre

Lotus Condos, Kirkor, Chestnut Hill Developments, Fortress RDI
February 18, 2015 2:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Easy access to the subway and the 401 has made Sheppard Avenue East in North York a desirable stretch for both transit users and motorists, with much of the development in the former suburb ... read more

Winter Stations Now on Display at Kew and Balmy Beaches

Winter Stations, Toronto, Kew Beach, Balmy Beach, Scarborough
February 18, 2015 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recent cold has kept most Torontonians indoors through much of February, but a new series of installations along waterfront of Toronto's Beach neighbourhood are enticing people out with ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for February 18, 2015

February 18, 2015 8:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor Tory says now is not the time to talk about new taxes; Installations Worth Checking Out at the Beach (Even in Winter); Toronto Mayor John Tory looking into whether ... read more

Photo of the Day: River of Light

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Gardiner Expressway, highway
February 18, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Though the Gardiner Expressway contributes to a less-than-ideal pedestrian environment, it is hard to deny that the elevated artery can be quite a beautiful sight in the right conditions. ... read more

TD Takes Over Former RBC Space at 320 Front Street West

320 Front Street West, H&R REIT, Toronto, RBC, TD
February 17, 2015 8:03 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With construction now complete and tenants moved in to RBC WaterPark Place III, RBC has vacated 274,100 square feet of office space out of the total 297,065 square feet in the ... read more

Freed and CD Capital's Art Shoppe Condos Coming to Yonge Street

Art Shoppe Condos, Freed Developments, CD Capital, architectsAlliance, Toronto
February 17, 2015 3:46 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge and Eglinton area is growing up fast, and the transformation has resulted in the redevelopment of a few neighbourhood landmarks in recent years, including the original North Toronto ... read more

Cladding now Appearing as The Madison Rises on Eglinton

The Madison condos, Madison Homes, Kirkor Architects, Eglinton, Toronto
February 17, 2015 12:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Like many areas of the city, Yonge and Eglinton is experiencing a high-rise growth spurt fueled by the soaring housing market. Further fueling this growth here is the promise of better transit in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for February 17, 2015

February 17, 2015 9:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New TTC streetcars to offer better ride, but longer waits; Warming stations bring joy to Toronto’s frozen beaches; Historic Courtice home to be demolished to clear way for ... read more

Photo of the Day: Green for GO

Photo of the Day, Toronto, GO Transit, train, rail corridor
February 17, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GO Transit's busiest route is the Lakeshore West Line, which moves an impressive average of roughly 60,000 commuters per day in and out of Downtown Toronto. In today's Photo of the ... read more

Phantom Developments Proposes 64-Storey Tower in Yorkville

8 Cumberland, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Phantom Developments, Toronto
February 13, 2015 6:07 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Bloor-Yorkville area's growing number of condominium developments continues to add even more life and vitality into what is already one of Toronto's most vibrant, walkable areas. The trend of ... read more

Preliminary Plans Emerge for Inn on the Park Redevelopment

On The Park, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Tridel, Toronto
February 13, 2015 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Preliminary plans have emerged for the redevelopment for the former Inn on the Park hotel site on Leslie Street north of Eglinton Avenue. We can now confirm the involvement of ... read more

Humber College Expanding Twice at Lakeshore Campus

Humber College, Moriyama & Teshima, Lakeshore, Toronto
February 13, 2015 3:27 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Established in 1967, Humber is one of Canada’s leading postsecondary institutions, serving 27,000 full-time students and 56,000 continuing education registrants. Humber College will soon reinforce ... read more

Sunnybrook Plaza Redevelopment Calls for Retail and Residential

660 Eglinton Avenue East by Turner Fleischer Architects
February 13, 2015 1:14 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sunnybrook Plaza was the first of many suburban strip plazas built in Toronto in the mid-20th century. The plaza opened in 1952 at the northeast corner of Bayview and Eglinton, and has been ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for February 13, 2015

February 13, 2015 10:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tory wants city to lend to itself to balance books; The Scarborough Subway and Smart Track are about to collide; Subdivision to be built on Oak Ridges Moraine; and more ... read more