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Mississauga Considers Major Redevelopment at Port Credit Harbour

One Port Street Mississauga, Stavebank Road, by Canada Lands Company
July 19, 2013 4:40 pm | by Ted DuArte | Comments
An urban planning proposal for the Port Credit waterfront is under consideration by the City of Mississauga, for a significant revitalization of the lakeside area of the community. Canada Lands ... read more

Spring to be less fleeting at Tango at Concord Park Place

July 19, 2013 3:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
With every major new building going up in Toronto, the city gets a new work of art to enhance the building, the neighbourhood, and by extension the lives of people who come into contact with it. ... read more

New Development Application for Loblaws Lake Shore site

Loblaws, City of Toronto, Loblaws Bathurst
July 19, 2013 1:45 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Redevelopment plans drawn up by Loblaw for the company's former head office and warehouse at Bathurst St. and Lake Shore Blvd. have changed. For over a decade now, the site's future has been in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 19, 2013

July 19, 2013 10:11 am | by Editor | Comments
Kensington Market tries to crowdfund its fight against RioCan and Walmart; Council approves higher price tag of $91.5-million for redevelopment of St. Lawrence Market; Toronto votes against ... read more

Photo of the Day: Brace for Impact

Toronto Floods 2013, TO Flood, jamziz
July 19, 2013 12:00 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
The Toronto Floods of 2013 brought some of the craziest weather seen in a decade to the city. Among all the chaos, those lucky enough to have their cameras handy were able to snap some amazing ... read more

The Iconic to Join Brandy Lane's The Station Condos in North York?

The Iconic, 30 Tippet, Brandy Lane Homes, Shiplake Management Co, SMV Architects
July 18, 2013 4:05 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
In the inner suburbs of Toronto, connecting people with transit and creating a more walkable community is the goal of 'transit-oriented' development. Just east of the Allen Road expressway in ... read more

RealNet Releases Q2-2013 Real Estate Report

RealNet, Toronto real estate
July 18, 2013 3:35 pm | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
Real estate research and analytics firm RealNet is reporting a new record in investment in commercial real estate in its second quarter report on GTA real estate, which was released ... read more

How Do You Build a Skybridge? Concord CityPlace Video Tells All

The Skybridge in place, Parade condos, Concord CityPlace, Toronto
July 18, 2013 3:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It went up overnight about a year ago now, and while it's one of those things that makes everyone cross their fingers and hope for the best, the truth is that a huge amount of work went in to ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 18, 2013

July 18, 2013 10:12 am | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
Scarborough subway extension approved by City Hall amid questions over federal funding; a timeline of Toronto's transit debate since 2007; a list of road closures for the upcoming weekend; the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Converging Signals

Jack Landau, Liberty Village, Toronto, Railroad, Rail Corridors
July 18, 2013 12:00 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Despite the plethora of new highrises in our growing city, Toronto's industrial roots are still evident. One of their greatest legacies are the rail corridors criss crossing ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Awards Two Public Art Commissions

The Water Guardians by Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins, image courtesy of Wate
July 17, 2013 7:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Waterfront Toronto has announced the winners for two pubic art commissions in the West Don Lands. The winners come from a short list reported on earlier by UrbanToronto to select three art works ... read more

Heritage Gets Some New Legs at Karma Condos

Karma Condo, Lifetime Developments, Centrecourt Developments, architectsAlliance
July 17, 2013 5:10 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Around the corner from Yonge and College, Karma Condos by Lifetime Developments and CentreCourt Developments is set to over look the intersection from 50 storeys above. With a contemporary design ... read more

Glazing Being Installed at Alterra's Westwood Condominims

Westwood Condominiums to the west of Network Lofts, image by Craig White
July 17, 2013 4:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Westwood Condominiums is a boutique project by the Alterra Group now under construction within a short walk of Islington Subway Station in central Etobicoke. The Westwood continues the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 17, 2013

July 17, 2013 10:30 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Phoney cop interviews, NDP scrutinize Giambrone, Ford ally strikes back, GO Transit makeover, a new editor at Toronto Sun and more news. Toronto cop disciplined for posing as flood ... read more

Photo of the Day: All In One

Gardiner Expressway, Queens Quay, Toronto skyline
July 17, 2013 12:00 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
This panoramic shot, taken by cosmocalisse and posted in our Flickr pool, does a great job of capturing the lit up Gardiner Expressway on the right as well as the cluster of boats resting in the ... read more

Teeple Architects Condo Reimagines Site of Defunct Alpine Hotel

July 16, 2013 6:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Back in January, Main and Main (a First Capital Realty partner), TAS and Teeple Architects announced they were teaming up to redevelop the shuttered Alpine Hotel site at 1092-1118 ... read more

History Unearthed at Future Site of Parliament Street Data Centre

Parliament Street Data Centre, Toronto
July 16, 2013 5:40 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
You can probably remember playing around as a kid in a sandbox and accidentally coming across some kind of hidden toy. Or you'll have heard stories of archealogists discovering fossils and pottery ... read more

Neilas' Cube Lofts: Modern Condos Come to Little Italy

Cube Lofts, Neilas Inc., RAW Design, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
July 16, 2013 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mid-rise additions to historically low-rise avenues are coming to Toronto. While some worry about encroachment on low-rise neighbourhoods, six-to-eight-storey buildings lining our main streets is ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For July 16, 2013

July 16, 2013 9:58 am | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Honest Ed's has been put up for sale; King Edward Hotel to be taken over by Omni Hotels; further discussion in regards to transit; and more news. Iconic Honest Ed's store - famous for its cheesy ... read more

Photo of the Day: Blue on the Water

Ryerson University, Toronto
July 16, 2013 12:00 am | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
It's challenging to find a quiet place in the downtown core, but UT contributor Jack Landau has managed to make a place that's often bustling look downright zen. The Ryerson Image Centre, lit up ... read more