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Photo of the Day: Golden Cityscape

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
July 9, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's skyline has plenty of classic 'postcard' angles, like the view from Centre Island or in front of the Flatiron Building, but it is elevated vantage points from the city's high-rise towers ... read more

Lifetime's Karma Condos Approaching Grade on Grenville

Karma Condos, Lifetime, Centrecourt Developments, Toronto
July 8, 2014 2:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a while since we checked in on Karma, a 50-storey, architectsAlliance-designed condominium tower by Lifetime Developments and CentreCourt ... read more

First Capital to Reclad and Revitalize 3080 Yonge Street

3080 Yonge Street, Lawrence, First Capital, Kasian, Toronto
July 8, 2014 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
When the Lawrence Subway Station opened in 1973, it significantly increased the value and demand for office space, leading to the construction of a six-storey office building on the northwest ... read more

The Barrington Condominium Flats Coming to Bathurst and St. Clair

The Barrington, Lash Group, Toronto
July 8, 2014 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following on the successful 500 and 530 St. Clair Avenue Condominiums at Bathurst and St. Clair, The Lash Group and The Goldman Group are now offering The Barrington Condominium Flats, a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 8, 2014

July 8, 2014 7:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Beer promotion gone wrong diverts rush hour streetcar traffic; Poll has John Tory leading mayoral race; Canada's booming market for $1M homes; and more news...  City takes ... read more

Photo of the Day: Flatiron Taxis

Photo of the Day, flatiron building, taxis
July 8, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Gooderham Building which sits at the Front/Wellington/Church intersection has become an iconic bit of Toronto architecture since being built in 1892. One of Toronto's newer icons is the ... read more

The Gooderham Nearing Completion as Finishing Touches Applied

The Gooderham, Clear Spirit, Cityscape, Dundee Realty, architectsAlliance
July 7, 2014 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is nearing completion on Cityscape and Dundee Realty's The Gooderham, the 35-storey, architectsAlliance-designed fraternal twin of the neighbouring ... read more

ERA Architects' Graeme Stewart Talks Heritage This Friday

Heritage, Creative Mornings, Graeme Stewart, Toronto
July 7, 2014 1:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This July, "Creative Mornings," a recurring 'breakfast lecture series' aimed at the creative community, has taken on the theme of heritage. Creative Mornings offer not just valuable insight and ... read more

Bresler's Parliament Street Data Centre Tops Off

Parliament Street Data Centre, Bresler, WZMH Architects, Toronto
July 7, 2014 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work continues on developer Bresler's Parliament Street Data Centre, a five-storey, 22,000-square-meter data facility which will soon serve as the new TR2 IBX Data ... read more

Cranes In Place at Globe and Mail Centre Construction Site

Globe and Mail Centre, King Street East, Diamond Schmitt, First Gulf, Toronto
July 7, 2014 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new office building has just met an early milestone on King Street East, with both tower cranes now in place at First Gulf's Globe and Mail Centre, a 17-storey, Diamond Schmitt ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 7, 2014

July 7, 2014 8:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City council to vote on candidates vying to fill vacant seats; Former aide to Karen Stintz backs LRT plan; Why Waterfront Toronto is a good investment; and more news... Doug Ford’s ‘jihad’ ... read more

Photo of the Day: Canada Day in Toronto

Photo of the Day, Canada Day fireworks
July 7, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week marked our nation's 147th birthday, and Canada Day celebrations rocked the night sky around Toronto for the annual occasion. Today's Photo of the Day, which comes to us from Katrin Ray ... read more

Continued Progress on the Revitalization of Nathan Phillips Square

July 4, 2014 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's City Hall and Nathan Phillips Square attracts over 1.5 million visitors annually, and that number is growing at a rate that mirrors growth throughout the region. With the ... read more

Heritage Toronto Offering a Variety of Summer Tours

Tour of Wychwood Barns and St. Clair West. Image by Marcus Mitanis, 06/22/2014
July 4, 2014 1:40 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Heritage Toronto is offering a series of walking, bike, bus and boutique tours throughout the summer until the end of October. Since 1949, Heritage Toronto has helped promote the city's vast ... read more

LeMine and Devron's The Academy Sells Out after VIP Preview

The Academy, Lemine Investment Group, Devron Developments, UTSC
July 4, 2014 1:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
After an impressive investor-driven marketing campaign and a whirlwind launch, LeMine Investment Group and Devron Developments' The Academy at Morningside Avenue and Ellesmere ... read more

Lash Group's Cloud9 Condos Approaching Grade in Rexdale

Cloud9 Condominiums, Lash Group, Carttera Private Equities, Richmond Architects
July 4, 2014 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Progress is being made at the construction site of Cloud9 Condominiums, a new 260-suite development in Rexdale by the Lash Group Of Companies and Carttera Private Equities. ... read more

Urban Capital Partners with Graham Hill and Claude Cormier at RC3

River City 3, RC3, Urban Capital, Saucier + Perrotte Architects, Claude Cormier
July 4, 2014 10:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Next summer, the West Don Lands will play host to countries from across North, Central and South America and the Caribbean for the 2015 Pan Am Games. The new mixed-use neighbourhood is still in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 4, 2014

July 4, 2014 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Deaf restaurant offers edible lessons in sign language; TTC reports nearly 18,000 crashes since 2009; Father of autistic man files complaint against Doug Ford; and more news... Rob Ford’s ... read more

Photo of the Day: Out With the Old

Photo of the Day, Regent Park revitalization, Toronto
July 4, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The multi-phased redevelopment of Regent Park is breathing new life into the now de-stigmatized community thanks to the new market condominium towers and affordable housing developments ... read more

Landscaping and Tree Planting Under Way at June Callwood Park

June Callwood Park, gh3, City of Toronto
July 3, 2014 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction continues on a new park in Toronto's rapidly densifying Fort York community. The City of Toronto's June Callwood Park, designed by landscape ... read more