Throwback Thursday: Bloor and Bedford

Throwback Thursday, Bloor, Bedford, Toronto
June 25, 2015 9:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Built between 2007 and 2011, Lanterra Developments' One Bedford replaced a block of restaurants and stores on Bloor Street at Bedford Road, just west of Avenue Road with a new ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 25, 2015

June 25, 2015 9:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Historic Bloor viaduct’s new lights will reflect the weather; Two schools planned on Toronto waterfront to share one building; Union Pearson Express hits ridership targets ... read more

Photo of the Day: Peter and Adelaide

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Peter Street Condos, Adelaide Street West
June 25, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
As more and more high-rise condominium developments are completed in Toronto's Entertainment District, we are seeing a surge in photos captured from high above our city streets. In today's Photo ... read more

Hamilton's Royal Connaught Enters New Era as Iconic Hotel Evolves

The Royal Connaught, Hamilton by Valery Homes, Spallacci Group
June 24, 2015 5:21 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
When the Royal Connaught Hotel first opened in Downtown Hamilton  in 1916, a lavish ball and banquet christened the new building, which then dominated the young city's skyline. In the century ... read more

Exterior Details Finalizing the Look of Howard Park Residences

Howard Park Residences, Triumph Developments, RAW Design, Toronto
June 24, 2015 4:46 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On Howard Park Avenue at Dundas in the hip and trendy Roncevalles neighbourhood, late-stage construction is progressing at Triumph Developments' Howard Park Residences, an 8-storey ... read more

Fuse Condos to Bring New Residents to Davenport Village

Neudorfer Corporation, Channington Developments, Fuse & Fuse2 Condos, Barrett Ar
June 24, 2015 2:07 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
While the City of Toronto is welcoming thousands of new residents each year, formerly industrial lands are often considered as premium places to be converted into new neighbourhoods. Such is the ... read more

MoCCA Moving to the Tower Automotive Building

Tower Automotive Building, Castlepoint Numa, Toronto, MoCCA, Perth Sterling
June 24, 2015 12:40 pm | by Edvard Bruun | Comments
The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MoCCA) announced through the Globe and Mail on Tuesday, June 16th that they would be moving to a new location at 134 Sterling Road, adjacent to the GO rail ... read more

Aragon's Enigma on the Park Gearing Up for Start of Construction

Enigma on the Park, Quadrangle Architects, Aragon Properties, Toronto
June 24, 2015 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Brisk sales are putting Aragon Properties' Enigma on the Park closer and closer to the start of construction, and the developers are now preparing to relocate the on-site sales ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 24, 2015

June 24, 2015 8:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Relief coming for TTC riders on overcrowded Yonge subway line, but it might not last; TTC chair optimistic about new streetcars after trip to Bombardier; Fake salmon in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Lightning over Toronto

Photo of the Day, Toronto, lightning, skyline, CN Tower
June 24, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Monday night's storm may have caused some mayhem on Toronto roads yesterday morning, but they also gave photographers some great opportunities to capture lightning strikes. In today's Photo of the ... read more

New Residents and Professionals Reinventing Downtown Hamilton

Royal Connaught, Hamilton, Spallacci Group
June 23, 2015 4:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
A few days ago, UrbanToronto joined the Urban Land Institute (ULI) on a tour of Downtown Hamilton, exploring a city in transition between two ways of being. While the workers and machines of heavy ... read more

The Ravine Brings Community Together for Yoga in Brookbanks Park

June 23, 2015 3:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Summer kicked off with some warm sunny weather this past weekend, providing the perfect conditions for an outdoor yoga session in Brookbanks Park, hosted by The Ravine, a new condominium ... read more

Precarious Work atop Tableau in the Entertainment District

Tableau Condos, Toronto, UrbanCapital, ALIT, Malibu, Wallman Architects
June 23, 2015 1:35 pm | by Edvard Bruun | Comments
Summer is kicking into full swing and the city of Toronto is bustling with interesting construction projects to catch up on, nowhere more so than in the Entertainment District. On the southeast ... read more

383 Sorauren Presentation Centre to Close Following Strong Sales

383 Sorauren, Gairloch, Centrestone, architectsAlliance, Toronto
June 23, 2015 12:30 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
It has been a few months since we last visited 383 Sorauren Avenue, a 10-storey condominium located in the high-demand neighbourhood of Roncesvalles. At that time, the tower crane had just ... read more

River City 2 Approaching Completion in the West Don Lands

River City, Urban Capital, Saucier + Perrotte Architects, Toronto
June 23, 2015 11:43 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the 2015 Pan Am Games just around the corner, the West Don Lands are looking more welcoming than ever. Now transformed from its industrial past, much of the area will be the temporary home to ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 23, 2015

June 23, 2015 9:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bloor Viaduct’s ‘luminous veil’ to light up for Pan Am torch relay; TTC tokens going away as Toronto says hello to the new Presto fare smart cards; How well do the new ... read more

Photo of the Day: Heavy Skies

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
June 23, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The high-rises of Toronto's South Core offer some amazing views of the Financial District to the north. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr ... read more

Drone Video Captures Mississauga's Iconic Absolute World Towers

June 22, 2015 8:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Constructed between 2004 and 2012, the five towers of Cityzen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes' Absolute World are the focal point in Mississauga's growing skyline. ... read more

First Avenue Properties Bringing W Towns to Weston Road

W Towns, pml.A, First Avenue Properties, Toronto
June 22, 2015 7:43 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month we introduced First Avenue Properties’ new townhome development on Weston north of Lawrence called W Towns. The development consists of 48 units, ranging in size from 1,300 to ... read more

Toronto Welcomes Grand Boulevard as Queens Quay Re-Opens

Queens Quay Revitalization, Waterfront Toronto, West 8, DTAH
June 22, 2015 3:28 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On Friday, June 19th, excited crowds of Torontonians—including the UrbanToronto team—gathered for the ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the re-opening of Queens Quay, following three years of ... read more