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The One: New Images and Model Debut at Toronto of the Future

June 28, 2017 4:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Fully up-to-date renderings of The One, along with a new scale model of the approved design, have debuted at Toronto of the Future at Metro Hall, following ratification of a settlement ... read more

Port Lands: $1.2b of Trilateral Funding Unlocks Revitalization

Port Lands Revitalization, Toronto, by Waterfront Toronto, City of Toronto
June 28, 2017 3:50 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Propelling the long-anticipated urban future of Toronto's Port Lands towards reality, three levels of government are committing $1.185 billion of new funding to remake what Waterfront Toronto ... read more

Construction Progressing at Eau du Soleil in Etobicoke

Construction is under way for Eau du Soleil, an Empire Communities condo complex
June 28, 2017 2:44 pm | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
Set to become Etobicoke's tallest building, construction is progressing at Eau du Soleil by Empire Communities. Located at 2183 Lake Shore West, Eau du Soleil is situated in the Humber ... read more

Plan Reintroduces Condo-Hotel Concept at Jarvis and Shuter

203 Jarvis Street, Toronto, by Manga Hotels, Page + Steele / IBI
June 28, 2017 1:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
A splash of colour is—for the second time—being proposed at the Downtown Toronto corner of Jarvis and Shuter. Following a submission in mid-2016, Manga Hotels have returned with an updated plan ... read more

Refined Submission Finalizes Plan for Avenue Road's The Davies

June 28, 2017 11:52 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With the on-site sales centre now closed following a successful marketing campaign, an updated Site Plan Approval (SPA) submission to the City of Toronto effectively closes out the planning ... read more

Harbour Square Park Revitalization To Begin This Fall

Jack Layton Ferry Terminal, KPMB, West8, Waterfront Toronto, Toronto
June 28, 2017 10:57 am | by Eric Chen | Comments
A motion by Toronto Ward 28 Councillor and Deputy Mayor Pam McConnell this past April recommended a $1,000,000 increase in funding to enlarge and expedite the first phase of work on the Jack ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 28, 2017

June 28, 2017 9:00 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Ontario government considers review of preferential condo sales; UPX costs province $11 per ride; Friends of Berczy Park 'disappointed' with damage to new dog sculptures; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Passing Streetcars

Photo of the Day, Toronto, TTC, streetcar
June 28, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a scene of two streetcars in motion. Submitted to our Flickr Pool by Adrian Badaraco, this shot shows two of the TTC's Bombardier Flexity Outlook streetcars ... read more

CTBUH and OPPI Hold Summer 2017 Tour

CTBUH group poses in front of the TORONTO sign at the beginning of the tour
June 27, 2017 6:32 pm | by Craig White | Comments
On June 21, the Toronto chapter of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) and the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) held their annual summer joint tour of Downtown ... read more

A Glimpse into Toronto's Future Comes to Metro Hall

Hariri Pontarini's scale model of Toronto, image by Craig White
June 27, 2017 6:18 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Depending on the circumstances, it can be hard to tell apart the 'Toronto of the Future' from the Toronto of the present. Looking across the massive 3D scale model of the city's Downtown that now ... read more

Montgomery Square Tower Rises Above Historic Postal Station K

Montgomery Square, Toronto, by Rockport Group, RAW Design, Jane Rosenberg
June 27, 2017 1:35 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Two blocks north of Yonge & Eglinton, a 27-storey residential tower is joining the Midtown skyline, while re-introducing a historic building—and a historic site—to Toronto's most famous ... read more

City Moves Forward with Short Term Rental Regulations

How much of Toronto's new-build housing stock has been converted to short-term r
June 27, 2017 11:59 am | by Eric Chen | Comments
Last week, Toronto City Council's Executive Committee voted to advance new measures aimed at regulating Toronto's rising short term rental market—impacting services like Airbnb. The meeting ... read more

Daniels Corp's Wesley Tower Set to Join Mississauga Skyline

Wesley Tower, Mississauga, by Daniels Corp, Rafael + Bigauskas
June 27, 2017 10:47 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
At the corner of Confederation Parkway and City Centre Drive is the next phase of The Daniels Corporation's 'City Centre' community in Downtown Mississauga. Designed by Rafael + Bigauskas, the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 27, 2017

June 27, 2017 8:47 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Fare hike coming for GO transit, Union Pearson Express; New CN Tower windows offer a view with no limits; The Man Who Helped Turn Toronto Into a High-Tech Hotbed; What Ontario's 1.8 per cent rent ... read more

Photo of the Day: Bloor-Yorkville Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Bloor-Yorkville skyline
June 27, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a drone-captured view of the rapidly-expanding Bloor-Yorkville skyline. Submitted to our Forum by contributor Jasonzed, this aerial shot was captured from north ... read more

First Rendering of 65-Storey Phase One at 1 Yonge Appears

Cladding detail at 1 Yonge Ph. 1, Toronto, image by Hariri Pontarini Architects
June 26, 2017 5:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
1 Yonge is a multi-phase development at the foot of Toronto's iconic north-south street. Accordingly, Pinnacle Interational's plans to redevelop the property they bought several years ago from the ... read more

Bay Adelaide North: New Tower Fuels Downtown Office Boom

Bay Adelaide Centre North, Toronto, by Brookfield Properties Partners, KPMB
June 26, 2017 3:24 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Just west of Cloud Gardens, another Downtown Toronto office tower is in the works. Planned as the final element of the Bay Adelaide Centre, plans for a 32-storey tower tentatively known as Bay ... read more

Theory Condos Redesigned, Readied For Marketing

Theory Condos by Page+Steele/IBI Group for Parallax Investment Corporation
June 26, 2017 1:04 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Parallax Investment Corporation, the owners of a five-storey office and retail building at 203 College Street across fromt he University of Toronto's St. George Campus, have a revised plan a new ... read more

Plans Revised for Allied and Westbank's 19 Duncan Tower

19 Duncan by Hariri Pontarini/ERA Architects for Westbank/Allied Properties
June 26, 2017 12:12 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
A new report has been released by the City of Toronto's Planning Department regarding the heritage alterations proposed at Westbank and Allied Properties REIT's 19 ... read more

Backstage on The Esplanade Joins An Evolving Downtown Strip

Backstage on The Esplanade, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint Numa, Toronto
June 26, 2017 10:15 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Just north of the railway tracks near the foot of Yonge Street, a newly installed pedestrian crosswalk marks the Downtown Toronto intersection of Yonge and The Esplanade. At the foot of the all ... read more