Photo of the Day: Skyline at Sunrise

Photo of the Day: Skyline at Sunrise
October 24, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a skyline view captured from an elevated vantage point in Toronto's Distillery District. Submitted to the 88 Scott Street Forum thread by contributor Razz, this ... read more

Yorkdale Expansion Pivots Mall Towards Experiential Retail

Yorkdale Mall, Toronto, by Oxford Properties
October 21, 2016 6:28 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With the curtain down on a 330,00 ft² expansion, Toronto's Yorkdale Mall has added another 18 stores to what is now an imposing 1,845,725 ft² complex. Yet, although the marked increase in retail ... read more

Home Prices and Sales Continue to Soar in the GTA

Toronto's South Core skyline, looking south, image by Craig White
October 21, 2016 4:48 pm | by Doug Ascanio Graffeo | Comments
An announcement made by the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) this week reveals that demand for housing in the Greater Toronto Area is showing no signs of slowing down. The ... read more

New Renderings Highlight Public Realm at Daniels' The Wyatt

The Wyatt, The Daniels Corporation, KPMB, Toronto
October 21, 2016 3:04 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Marketing for The Daniels Corporation's latest condominium in its highly touted redevelopment of Toronto's Regent Park neighbourhood continues, with the latest renderings giving us ... read more

Heritage Toronto Awards Recognize Layers of Toronto's History

October 21, 2016 12:12 pm | by David Rudin | Comments
For one evening, amidst the endless rush of new construction projects and planning proposals, the past was alive in Toronto. It was being celebrated at the 42nd Heritage Toronto Awards, which ... read more

Marlin Spring's Zev Mandelbaum Talks Canvas Condominiums

Canvas Condominium, Toronto, by Marlin Spring, Graziani + Corazza
October 21, 2016 11:40 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Adding to the building wave of new investment gradually re-making Toronto's Danforth Avenue, Marlin Spring's Canvas Condominium is bringing more mid-rise presence to the street. Located between ... read more

Intelligent Cities Summit: Big Data Conference Comes to Toronto

Intelligent Cities Summit, IoT Events, Toronto
October 21, 2016 10:15 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
On November 8th and 9th, the Intelligent Cities Summit will be held in Toronto. A conference hosted by IoT Events, it will focus on using big data to help municipalities across Canada manage ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 21, 2016

October 21, 2016 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A History of Bike Lanes in Toronto; High-rise sales on track for record, while prices of new homes continue to climb; Port Lands flood protection cost rises to $1.25 ... read more

Photo of the Day: Leslie Boutique Residences

View of the Leslie Boutique Residences, image by Lori Whelan via Flickr
October 21, 2016 12:00 am | by Alexander Vu | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a detail view of Great Lands Corporation's Leslie Boutique Residences condominium development near Leslie and Sheppard in North York. Submitted to ... read more

A Bit Awkward? PRESTO Enters Adolescence on the TTC

PRESTO card and reader, image courtesy of Metrolinx
October 20, 2016 4:04 pm | by Alex Gaio | Comments
With some of the TTC now accepting PRESTO and other parts of it not yet, it's in a bit of an awkward phase in Toronto at the moment, but the green fare payment cards from Metrolinx are "growing ... read more

Corktown Proposal Hits Market as "home: Power and Adelaide"

home: Power and Adelaide, Great Gulf, Hullmark, Core Architects, Toronto
October 20, 2016 3:03 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
First proposed back in 2013, Great Gulf Homes and Hullmark's planned redevelopment of the former Sing Tao Daily News building site near Toronto's Parliament and Adelaide ... read more

Registration Open for Madison Homes' Real Towns in Vaughan

Real Towns, Madison Homes, Flanagan Beresford Patteson Architects, Thornhill
October 20, 2016 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
While townhomes and single-family homes remain in very short supply in central Toronto, low-rise developments are still the dominant form of housing in the GTA's suburban communities. One of the ... read more

Hill and Dale Showroom Previews Sophisticated Interior Finishes

Hill and Dale Residences, Toronto, by Old Stonehenge, Clifton Blake, Studio JCI
October 20, 2016 1:19 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
At the southeast corner of Yonge and Roxborough, Old Stonehenge and Clifton Blake's Hill and Dale Residences is about to take shape on Toronto's most prominent street. Unlike many of Toronto's new ... read more

A Glimpse Into the Future: Illustrating Toronto's Skyline in 2020

Toronto Life, Scott Dickson, Robert Koopmans, Toronto, 2020
October 20, 2016 11:35 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
It seems that in recent years, nearly every week has brought a new proposal for development in Toronto as the city's booming real estate market shows no signs of slowing down. These proposals have ... read more

Throwback Thursday: River City

Throwback Thursday: River City, Toronto
October 20, 2016 10:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Before the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games brought Toronto a new neighbourhood, the first development to rise in the West Don Lands area was the first phase of Urban Capital Property ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 20, 2016

October 20, 2016 8:56 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mega-projects reshaping Mississauga sprawl; Proposal to licence Toronto rooming houses will face stiff opposition; The “Superpark” Sounds Great, but Let’s See Council ... read more

Photo of the Day: View from Lago at the Waterfront

Photo of the Day: View from Lago at the Waterfront
October 20, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
One of the most popular views of the Toronto skyline can be found at Humber Bay Park in south Etobicoke. Even better elevated views are a major selling point for new condominium towers in the ... read more

Public Transit: Service, Fares, Governance in Paris and Montreal

Transit, Toronto, Metrolinx, Montreal, Paris, Funding, Governance
October 19, 2016 5:00 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Transportation experts from France and Canada shared their insights in planning regional transit systems, integrating fares, and developing new governance models for transit during an October 18th ... read more

Previewing Floorplans at Daniels Waterfont's Lighthouse Tower

Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts, Toronto, by The Daniels Corporation
October 19, 2016 4:58 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On Queens Quay in Toronto's East Bayfront area, the office component of Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts now rises three levels, with the first phase of the Daniels Corporation's ... read more

Ground Floor Taking Shape at Great Gulf's Monde Condominiums

Monde Condominiums, Great Gulf, Moshe Safdie, Quadrangle, Toronto
October 19, 2016 3:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It takes time to excavate the pits for new condos, and quite a while again to build the underground garage levels which act as foundations for the buildings that subsequently rise into the sky. ... read more