Toronto to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of New City Hall

Toronto City Hall, City of Toronto
September 8, 2015 5:45 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Looking every bit as bold and elegant as it did in 1965, Toronto's 'New City Hall' is set to mark the 50th anniversary of its opening on September 13th. The City of Toronto's series of free public ... read more

Metrolinx Issues Request for Qualifications for Finch West LRT

Finch West LRT, Metrolinx, Infrastructure Ontario
September 8, 2015 5:07 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's proposed Finch West LRT line has been on-again-off-again, but it seems things are finally full steam ahead. Envisioned as part of the Transit City plan under Mayor David Miller's ... read more

The Crane Also Rises: A Tale of Three Toronto Mansions

Casey House, Bird Construction Company, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
September 8, 2015 4:11 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
When Ernest Hemingway came to Toronto in 1920, having landed a job at the Toronto Star, the city and the fiery young writer did not get along. Toronto the Good, perceived from the generous corner ... read more

1831 Foundations Uncovered at North St. Lawrence Market Site

St Lawrence Market North, City of Toronto, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
September 8, 2015 1:18 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In the young and relentlessly changing city of Toronto, today's architectural heritage rarely stretches back far enough to showcase the rows of centuries-old, historic buildings for which some ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 8, 2015

September 8, 2015 9:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Guild Inn restoration set to begin soon; What's next for Open Streets TO?; City of Toronto cancels 880,000 unpaid parking tickets; and more news... Guild Inn ... read more

Photo of the Day: University and Dundas

Photo of the Day, Toronto, University and Dundas
September 8, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Major changes are coming to the intersection of University and Dundas in Downtown Toronto, with under-construction and planned developments aiming to add significant new density to the area of St. ... read more

Lash Group's Cloud9 Condos Preparing for October Opening

Cloud9 Condominiums, Rexdale, Etobicoke, Lash Group, Richmond Architects
September 4, 2015 6:05 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We've been popping in to see progress at Cloud9 Condominiums by the Lash Group as it gets closer to completion in Toronto's Rexdale area. Last time we visited a few months ago, we checked out one ... read more

Landscaping Progressing Quickly Around Waterlink at Pier 27

Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook Homes, Waterlink at Pier 27, aA, toronto
September 4, 2015 2:47 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Cityzen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes' four-building project Waterlink at Pier 27 welcomed its first residents last year, while other aspects of the development were ... read more

Streetcar's Carnaby Condos Transforming Queen and Gladstone

Streetcar Development, Dream, TACT Architecture, Carnaby, Twenty Condos, Toronto
September 4, 2015 11:30 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Rapidly taking shape in the heart of West Queen West, Streetcar Developments and Dream's Carnaby complex of lofts and condominiums at the corner of Queen and Gladstone is transforming an entire ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 4, 2015

September 4, 2015 9:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
MaRS now 70 per cent populated; Plaza at Yonge and Front will offer new way; $1 million-plus is the new normal for decrepit homes in hot markets; and more news... MaRS now 70 ... read more

Photo of the Day: AGO

Photo of the Day, Toronto, AGO, Gehry, Architecture
September 4, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's architecture community is still enthusiastically anticipating the realization of the large-scale Mirvish+Gehry Toronto project, though another completed project by startchitect Frank ... read more

Plaza's Musée Condos Growing Larger on Adelaide Street West

Musee Condos, Toronto, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects
September 3, 2015 6:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been little over two months since we last checked in on the construction site for Plaza's Musée Condos, a 17-storey, Quadrangle Architects-designed condominium ... read more

Zinc Developments' 35 Wabash Blends Modern With Heritage

35 Wabash, RAW Design, Zinc Developments, Toronto
September 3, 2015 12:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With land values climbing ever higher across the GTA, and with Toronto simply getting cooler all the time, low and mid-rise infill development proposals continue to pop up on currently ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bathurst and St. Clair

Throwback Thursday, Bathurst and St. Clair, Toronto
September 3, 2015 10:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
St. Clair Avenue West's dedicated streetcar right-of-way has done a great deal in priming the thoroughfare for increased densities. Back on July 9, 2005, the so-called "Battle of St. Clair" was ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 3, 2015

September 3, 2015 9:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Forgotten TTC architecture a reminder of nixed transit plans; Inuit artists carve out a place at York University; Toronto’s Olympic chances against L.A.: Q and A; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ascension to the Galleria

Photo of the Day, Toronto, architecture, Brookfield Place, Santiago Calatrava
September 3, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Architect Santiago Calatrava's Allen Lambert Galleria at Brookfield Place remains one of Toronto's most photographed interior spaces, leading photographers to use creative angles to personalize ... read more

Tower at Pier 27 Condos Launched by Cityzen and Fernbrook

Tower at Pier 27, Toronto, Fernbrook Homes, Cityzen, arhchitectsAlliance
September 2, 2015 4:54 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As the Tower at Pier 27 was officially launched earlier today, new renderings of the project were released, revealing a distinctively kinetic design that is soon set to join Toronto's ... read more

Video Highlights Natural Scenery Near The Craftsman Condos

The Craftsman Condominium Residences, VANDYK Group of Companies
September 2, 2015 3:09 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A few months after the official groundbreaking for VANDYK group of companies' The Craftsman Condominium Residences, a new video series is playing up the development's strengths and ... read more

New Plan for 177 Front East Seeks Approval at City Hall, OMB

177-197 Front St. E., Pemberton Group, Wallman Architects, Toronto
September 2, 2015 11:32 am | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Since late 2010, speculation over the fate of 177-197 Front St. East, a parcel of downtown real estate which included Downtown Acura and Sobey's, with the remainder of the site operating as a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 2, 2015

September 2, 2015 8:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto, Vancouver luxury homes snapped up by foreign buyers; Time running out for Brampton to make decision on new transit line; ‘Unlivable’ Beach house sells for $1 ... read more