Podium Taking Shape at Great Gulf's One Bloor East

One Bloor East Great Gulf Homes Hariri Pontarini Tucker Hi Rise Toronto
November 6, 2013 3:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a little while since we last caught up with One Bloor East, Great Gulf Homes’ flagship 75-storey condominium tower under construction at the southeast corner of Yonge and Bloor ... read more

Aspen Ridge's Studio on Richmond Now Above Ground Level

Studio on Richmond, by Aspen Ridge Homes and Quadrangle Architects
November 6, 2013 3:15 pm | by James Bombales | Comments
Rising on the corner of Richmond and Duncan on a plot of land that was previously a parking lot, is Studio and Studio2 on Richmond by Aspen Ridge Homes. The condominium development is located in ... read more

Thanks Mayor Rob Ford: UrbanToronto's Site Traffic is Soaring!

Toronto City Hall
November 6, 2013 1:40 pm | by Editor | Comments
There's some obvious big news happening in the City of Toronto right now, and you'd have to be in a coma to avoid it. While the UrbanToronto editorial on our home page continues to be focused on ... read more

Urbanation Releases Q3 Toronto Condominium Market Analysis

Construction in Humber Bay Shores, image by Craig White
November 6, 2013 11:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the past year we have seen a pronounced decrease in market activity compared to the activity seen at height of the condo boom a couple years back. While numbers have been on the decline as of ... read more

Vacancy Rate Rises in Toronto's Office Commercial Market

Toronto's Financial Core viewed from Ïce Condos, image by Craig White
November 6, 2013 11:50 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
CBRE real estate services firm has released their Office MarketView report on the health of Toronto’s commercial real estate market. It has found that despite strong tenant demand in many places ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for November 6, 2013

November 6, 2013 9:48 am | by Nada Laskovski | Comments
Toronto news today is all about Rob Ford. There is nothing more to say. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford apologizes, but will not step down, after admitting to smoking crack cocaine (Globe & ... read more

Photo of the Day: Amongst Giants

Toronto, downtown, skyscrapers
November 6, 2013 12:00 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
It is not difficult to feel feeble and small when amongst the grandeur of Toronto's skyscrapers. This sensation has been exquisitely captured by Flickr user sigma. who posted this photo in the ... read more

Richard Florida looks for Intelligent Action to Address Challenges

Richard Florida speaks before an audience at the U of T on November 4, 2013
November 5, 2013 3:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
At an inspiring lecture at the U of T, urban theorist Richard Florida looks at what Toronto has going for it, the hurdles facing us, and what we need to do to get past them. read more

Concord Adex Offers a Making-of Clever Newton Condos Commercial

Newton TVC, Concord Adex, Toronto, ON, amenities
November 5, 2013 3:15 pm | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Last month we provided a look into the truly unique amenities being offered by Newton Condos at Concord CityPlace. For the amenities in this building, Concord Adex focused on special spaces to ... read more

Daniels Spectrum named Best New Event Venue in Canada

Daniels Spectrum, by The Daniels Corporation, Diamond Schmitt Architects
November 5, 2013 2:00 pm | by James Bombales | Comments
After being selected as a finalist in September 2013, Daniels Spectrum has been named the "Best New Event Venue in Canada" by event industry leader BizBash. The Diamond Schmitt ... read more

Panoramic Views from Aura's Upper Terraces

Aura at College Park Canderel Stoneridge Graziani + Corazza Architects Toronto
November 5, 2013 1:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In yesterday’s feature on Canderel’s Aura at College Park, we answered your questions and gave you a look inside the project’s completed podium elements as well as some of the rough unfinished ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for November 5, 2013

November 5, 2013 10:28 am | by James Bombales | Comments
Doug Ford calls on Police Chief to step down; Rob Ford 'uninvited' from Bill Blair's charity gala; Toronto architect Gordon Ridgely is devoted to Georgian architecture; 2013 Christmas tree arrives ... read more

Photo of the Day: Concrete Jungle

Bay Street, Financial District, Toronto
November 5, 2013 12:00 am | by James Bombales | Comments
In today’s photo of the day, Forum member Empty_Quarter shows us the view from his fisheye lens. Taken at the crossroads where Canada’s major banks are headquartered, this photo captures the ... read more

Answering Your Questions about Canderel's Aura at College Park

Rendering of Aura by nighttime, image courtesy of Canderel
November 4, 2013 1:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This past Friday we visited the site of Canderel’s Aura at College Park, along with Mike Egden, the winner of our recent Instagram contest, for our first look inside the 78-storey megaproject at ... read more

Footings for Daniels' HighPark Condominiums Being Poured

Excavation pit for the Daniels Corporation's HighPark Condominiums, Toronto
November 4, 2013 11:15 am | by Craig White | Comments
It's been a few months since we last checked in on progress at the site of the Daniels Corporation's HighPark Condominiums on Bloor Street in Toronto's West End. At the time we visited the site of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 4, 2013

November 4, 2013 10:24 am | by Editor | Comments
Defiant Rob Fordhits back at critics, invites allies to resign from executive committee; where the candidates stand on transit; why can't we get it right when it comes to cycling in Toronto?; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Crossing the Don River

streetcar, TTC, queen st. west, toronto, ontario, riverdale
November 4, 2013 12:00 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Of the many bridges in Toronto, the Queen Street Viaduct that runs over the Don River is certainly one of the oldest and well-known. This image by UrbanToronto Forum member ... read more

Soaring Tower Proposed for 80 Bloor Street West at Bay

80 Bloor Street West, Toronto, image by architectsAlliance for Krugarand Corp
November 1, 2013 6:35 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The City of Toronto has received an application for another soaring tower in Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood. 80 Bloor Street West, currently an 18-storey office building just west of Bay ... read more

UrbanToronto Tours Aura With Our Instagram Contest Winner

Aura at College Park Canderel Stoneridge Graziani + Corazza Architects Toronto
November 1, 2013 5:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Aura at College Park holds many titles for height; it is the tallest construction project currently underway in the city, contains the highest floor count in the country, and once completed will ... read more

King Blue Condos: Integrating Urban Chic with Heritage and the Arts

King Blue Condos, Toronto, Remington, Easton's Group, Page + Steele / IBI Group
November 1, 2013 1:30 pm | by Michael Harris | Comments
As Toronto’s bustling Entertainment District continues to thrive and evolve, the development of Remington and the Easton's Group's King Blue Condominiums will contribute to the ongoing changes in ... read more