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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

Photo of the Day: Pearson International Airport

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Pearson International Airport
February 13, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Pearson International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in Canada, serving tens of millions of passengers each year. In 2013, over 36 million passengers passed through Pearson, travelling ... read more

Another Structure Joins Toronto's South Core Skyline

Dream House being secured to its legs, Ïce Condominiums, Toronto
February 12, 2015 7:14 pm | by Craig White | Comments
In a part of Toronto that seems to have be created overnight, another structure has taken to the sky here. While it's much shorter than its towering neighbours, Dream House nonetheless now stands ... read more

25-Storey Condominium Proposed for 2313 Lake Shore in Mimico

2313 Lake Shore Blvd West, Toronto
February 12, 2015 5:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
High-rise development is bringing about a massive transformation of Etobicoke's waterfront, primarily at its east end in the booming Humber Bay Shores community. Other stretches of the Etobicoke ... read more

Metrolinx Begins Early Works for GO Transit Expansion

Go transit, metrolinx, hamilton, all day, rail
February 12, 2015 4:00 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
Metrolinx is beginning work on some smaller, easily implementable projects to improve GO service ahead of the looming major upgrades to bring 15 minute electrified GO service to the Greater ... read more

Below Grade Floors Progressing at Tridel's Ten York

Ten York Street condos, Tridel, Wallman Architects, Toronto
February 12, 2015 1:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been watching Tridel's Ten York progress since construction started back in 2014, covering events and milestones including the discovery of a long-buried historic wharf ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 155 Cumberland and 130 Bloor Street West

Throwback Thursday, 155 Cumberland and 130 Bloor Street West, Toronto
February 12, 2015 11:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Intensification has done a lot for the Bloor-Yorkville area in recent years, and new developments continue to add new homes and businesses to the chic, luxurious neighbourhood. Among the more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for February 12, 2015

February 12, 2015 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metro Toronto population blasts above six million according to Stats Can. Montreal at four million; How micro condos are facing their first real test in Canada ... read more

Photo of the Day: Princes' Gate

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Exhibition Place, Princes' Gate
February 12, 2015 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Designed by architects Chapman & Oxley, Princes' Gate has greeted guests of Exhibition Place since the grand entrance opened in 1927. The large ornate archway is flanked on each side by ... read more