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Growth to Watch For in 2016: Downtown Toronto

March 28, 2016 6:00 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
As we near the end of our Growth to Watch For series for 2016, we have finally reached the heart of Toronto, as this edition explores developments happening in the Downtown Core. Encompassing ... read more

Finishing Touches Complete Aesthetic of Audi Midtown Toronto Dealership

Audi Midtown Toronto, Teeple Architects, Eastern Construction
March 28, 2016 4:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Motorists passing by the Highway 401/404/DVP interchange may have noticed a large and curious looking structure taking shape to the northeast over the past several months. Now brandishing its well ... read more

Five-Tower Development Could Replace Etobicoke's Plant World

4000 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto, by Lanterra, Page + Steele / IBI Group
March 28, 2016 1:45 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Just east of Royal York Road in Toronto suburb of Etobicoke, a 19,392 m² lot at 4000 Eglinton Avenue West could soon be transformed into a dense high-rise cluster. Currently home to the Plant ... read more

Only 4 Units Remaining at North Star Homes' ConneXion

ConneXion, TACT Architecture, North Star Homes, Toronto
March 28, 2016 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sales have been moving at a quick pace for North Star Homes' ConneXion, a stacked townhome development planned for 26 Fieldway Road near Islington Village and Islington Station on ... read more

Sponsored Post: What You Can Find at the High and Low Ends of the Condo Market

Sponsored Post: What You Can Find at the High and Low Ends of the Condo Market
March 28, 2016 10:54 am | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
Judging from the incredible development activity the Toronto condo market has been seeing in the past decade, it’s probably safe to say that when looking for an apartment there are few, if any ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 28, 2016

March 28, 2016 8:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A downtown relief line subway, but where?; Scarborough transit plan popular with residents, poll says; Even the best Gardiner East proposal is a lose-lose-lose ... read more

Photo of the Day: 504 King

Photo of the Day, TTC, 504, streetcar, transit, Toronto
March 28, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's streetcars are heavily featured in photographs of our city, including the image in today’s Photo of the Day. Submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by REI LAVRADOR, this ... read more

Growth to Watch For in 2016: Downtown Toronto North

55 Charles St W, Azuria
March 24, 2016 6:32 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
In this edition of our Growth to Watch For series, we will take a tour of Downtown North, a relatively small, yet rapidly intensifying area of Toronto defined by the University, Bay, and ... read more

1-7 Yonge Redevelopment to Include Toronto's Tallest Tower

Pinnacle International, Hariri Pontarini Architects, 1-7 Yonge, Toronto
March 24, 2016 4:33 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
More details have emerged of the landmark 1-7 Yonge Redevelopment on the Toronto Star Lands with a recent resubmission by Pinnacle International to the City for zoning amendments. ... read more

Between Nature and Architecture: Sou Fujimoto at the U of T

Sou Fujimoto, image via the Daniels Faculty of Architecture
March 24, 2016 4:10 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The Daniels Faculty of Architecture's bulthaup lecture series continues with Sou Fujimoto announced as the latest guest at the University of Toronto. The acclaimed Japanese designer will present a ... read more

29-Storey Residential Tower Proposed for Yonge North of Finch

5840-5870 Yonge Street, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
March 24, 2016 2:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new proposal has surfaced for a stretch of Yonge Street immediately opposite Newtonbrook Plaza at Yonge and Cummer—itself slated for a massive redevelopment—a short distance north of Finch ... read more

Lecture: Richard White on Planning Postwar Toronto

The cover of Planning Toronto, image courtesy of UBC Press
March 24, 2016 12:25 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As part of its 'Thought Exchange' lecture series, The Toronto Reference Library will be hosting historian Richard White, who will discuss his recently published book Planning Postwar Toronto: the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bay Street North of Queen

Throwback Thursday, Bay Street, Queen Street, Toronto
March 24, 2016 10:14 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Most Canadians living outside of Toronto are familiar with Bay Street, through its use as a metonym for the country's economy. North of Queen Street, Bay has recently taken on a different ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 24, 2016

March 24, 2016 9:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Main station gets TTC's first new Presto fare gate; TTC to add streetcar route to congested King Street; Why Declining TTC Ridership Growth is a Problem; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Concourse Building Glory

Art Deco Concourse Building facade at EY Tower, Toronto
March 24, 2016 12:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
We've run several front page stories covering the construction of Oxford Properties' EY Tower in Downtown Toronto. We are paying a lot of attention to this office tower as it is not only a major ... read more

Dupont Street Prepares for a Wave of Redevelopment

420 Dupont Street, 275 Albany Avenue, dupont, toronto, Teeple Architects, tridel
March 23, 2016 6:18 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
An engine for population growth in Ontario, the Greater Toronto Area is expected to reach a population of 9.4 million by 2041, compared to 6.5 million in 2013. In Toronto alone, the population is ... read more

Re-Imagined Berczy Park Begins to Take Shape Downtown

Breezy Park Revitalization, Toronto, by City of Toronto, Claude Cormier
March 23, 2016 4:52 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Since our update in October of last year, the revitalization of Downtown Toronto's Berczy Park has continued as construction work has cleared away the fountain and paving that had long defined the ... read more

Toronto and GTHA Transit Get a Boost in the Federal Budget

Morneau budget
March 23, 2016 4:30 pm | by David Brake | Comments
As was anticipated in the 2016 federal budget, one of its major features unveiled on Tuesday was a boost to transit spending, and Toronto and the surrounding region look set to be among the ... read more

New Renderings Highlight Park and Public Piazza at Daniels' Arc

Arc at Daniels Erin Mills, The Daniels Corporation, Mississauga
March 23, 2016 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month we introduced the latest phase in the Daniels Erin Mills master-planned community in Mississauga, dubbed 'Arc'. Designed by Kirkor Architects Planners, Arc is the third ... read more

Seaton House Redevelopment Continues to Move Forward

Seaton House Redevelopment, City of Toronto, Montgomery Sisam Architects Inc.
March 23, 2016 1:36 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
"I've heard it described as hostile," Ward 27's Kristyn Wong-Tam told us late last year, characterizing the City of Toronto's troubled Seaton House as a facility structurally ill-equipped to meet ... read more