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Throwback Thursday: Charles Street's High-Rise Transformation

Looking east along Charles Street from Yonge in August, 2015, Toronto
October 11, 2018 9:20 am | by Craig White | Comments
This week, we compare two views east along Charles Street from Yonge, taken—like last week's images—during Open Streets events three years and one month apart. In August 2015, with the barrier for ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 11, 2018

October 11, 2018 8:45 am | by Craig White | Comments
Transportation stories, road safety, real estate, and the election dominate today's Toronto news The Architourist: Killing Toronto’s modernist architecture by bits and pieces (Globe and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Humber Treatment Plant

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Humber Treatment Plant
October 10, 2018 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a bird's-eye view of the Humber Treatment Plant, the second largest wastewater treatment facility in Toronto. Captured by rendering studio Norm Li ... read more

Crane Up for First of Many Residential Projects Along Dupont

A crane up at the Litho site, October 9, Toronto
October 10, 2018 4:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Dupont Street, following along the south side of the CP Rail corridor through central Toronto, is going to see a lot of construction over the coming several years as many mid-rise residential ... read more

Nille Juul-Sørensen Next Speaker in Ryerson Architecture Series

October 10, 2018 2:33 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
The next speaker in the Ryerson Department of Architectural Sciences Lecture Series is Nille Juul-Sørensen, on Architecture for People. Nille Juul-Sørensen is a Director and Global ... read more

ME Living Condos Growing at Markham and Ellesmere in Scarborough

Looking southeast towards ME Living Condos, Scarborough, Toronto
October 10, 2018 11:35 am | by Craig White | Comments
In the ten weeks since we last checked in on ME Living Condos—the name is an acronym for the development's location at Markham and Ellesmere roads in Scarborough—the project's look has changed ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 10, 2018

October 10, 2018 8:54 am | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto election issues and the opening of advance polls mark the day today, with other news, events, and opportunities to explore from around the city adding to the mix. Advance polls for ... read more

Photo of the Day: One Bloor East

Photo of the Day, Toronto, One Bloor East, Great Gulf, Hariri Pontarini
October 9, 2018 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of One Bloor East at Toronto's Yonge and Bloor intersection. Submitted by Forum contributor Benito, this shot shows off the Hariri Pontarini ... read more

330 Richmond Growing in Toronto's Entertainment District

Looking northeast to 330 Richmond from across Peter Street, Toronto
October 9, 2018 4:08 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Picasso, a sculpted 39-storey condo in Toronto's Entertainment District that was completed a couple of years ago, has become a landmark in the area for the bold red accents it adds to the local ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Announces Winning Park Designs

Looking southeast through York Street Park, image by Claude Cormier + Associés
October 9, 2018 3:24 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Waterfront Toronto, in partnership with the City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation Division, has announced the winning designs for two parks that will be built along Queens Quay in ... read more

New Photos Show Dramatic Play of Light on 1 Yorkville

Light plays off the fins of 1 Yorkville, Toronto
October 9, 2018 12:05 pm | by Craig White | Comments
New photos my UrbanToronto Forum contrbutor Jimmy Wu, who posts under the avatar 'MafaldaBoy', show a dramatic play of light on the sculptural fins of 1 Yorkville. The 58-storey condo development ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 9, 2018

October 9, 2018 8:47 am | by Craig White | Comments
A fairly quiet long weekend Toronto-news-wise keeps the spotlight mostly on the upcoming election, with a new promise regarding underused municipal golf courses, and more… Opinion | Should the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Humber Bay Shores Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Humber Bay Shores
October 8, 2018 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a skyline view of Toronto's Humber Bay Shores area, captured from the Gardiner Expressway. Submitted by Forum contributor G.L.17, this view shows ... read more

CIBC Square South Tower Continues its Rise Upwards

CIBC Square, Hines, Ivanhoe Cambridge, Wilkinson Eyre, Adamson Associates
October 5, 2018 4:00 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Ever since ground was broken in Toronto's South Core area on CIBC Square in June of 2017, construction has been progressing at what appears to us to be breakneck speeds. The first phase of the ... read more

Marlin Spring's Lake Shore West Towers Presented at DRP

2002 Lake Shore West, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Marlin Spring, Toronto
October 5, 2018 2:52 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Located on an awkwardly wedge-shaped site along the shores of Humber Bay, 2002 Lake Shore Boulevard West is a proposal for a pair of 21 and 26-storey condo towers from Marlin Spring Developments ... read more

Work at The Well both Building Up and Digging Down

The Well, RioCan REIT, Allied Properties REIT, Diamond Corp, Tridel
October 5, 2018 11:00 am | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Work at Toronto’s largest construction site ever is getting more and more complex by the day. Excavation continues as the end-of-November target to wrap it up approaches after 14 months ... read more

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

October 5, 2018 9:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
The SidewalkToronto plan is back in the news as the Toronto election continues to dominate. Down the 401, the new end of the 401 is getting a while lot closer to realty. Keesmaat vows to push for ... read more

Photo of the Day: TORONTO Sign

Photo of the Day, Toronto sign, Nathan Phillips Square, City Hall
October 4, 2018 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an evening view of the TORONTO sign at Nathan Phillips Square. Submitted by Forum contributor androiduk, this shot shows the sign's colourful illumination, with ... read more

Hullmark Hosts Tour Through Timber-Frame 80 Atlantic

Looking northwest to 80 Atlantic, Toronto, designed by Quadrangle for Hullmark
October 4, 2018 3:58 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
On October 2, Toronto developer Hullmark hosted a hard hat tour at its construction site for 80 Atlantic Avenue. The Quadrangle-designed building stands out for being the first timber-frame office ... read more

Excavation Nearing its Final Stages at The One

The One, Mizrahi Developments, Foster + Partners, Core Architects
October 4, 2018 11:25 am | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Excavation on what will be Canada's tallest building has progressed consistently since our last update four weeks ago. As one of Toronto’s most high profile development projects, The One by ... read more