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Doors Open Toronto 2018: Classics to See this Weekend

Doors Open Toronto, City of Toronto, Great Gulf
May 25, 2018 4:42 pm | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
This weekend, the 19th annual Doors Open Toronto event is set to take place, providing an opportunity to see inside over 130 of the most historically, architecturally, culturally, and ... read more

QuadReal and City of Toronto to Pilot New Smart Technologies

QuadReal and City of Toronto to Pilot New Smart Technology
May 25, 2018 2:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Smart City concept is gaining traction in municipalities around the world, including here in Toronto. A Smart City aims to utilize data and technology to increase efficiencies and streamline ... read more

Art x Architects Fundraiser at Toronto's Great Hall on May 29

Art by Architects, Diamond Schmitt, Great Hall, Manulife, Ride for Heart,
May 25, 2018 1:32 pm | by Jorge Quesada | Comments
‘Art by Architects’ — or AxA — is an annual fundraiser organized by Diamond Schmitt Architects aimed at ‘promoting the arts within the architectural profession’. All proceeds to be donated to the ... read more

Plans Updated as Marketing Begins for The Cardiff on Eglinton

The Cardiff, condos, Sierra Building Group, Toronto, RAW Design
May 25, 2018 1:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Sierra Building Group has submitted a revised application for an Official Plan Amendment and rezoning, finalizing details for an OMB-approved mid-rise condominium development at 492 ... read more

Plans Submitted for Mixed-Use Rental Tower at Garrison Point

May 25, 2018 12:42 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
After laying relatively dormant for a couple of decades, a unique site on the west side of Downtown Toronto is now changing rapidly. Just east of Liberty Village is something that the City's ... read more

Phase 1 Complete of Evergreen Brickworks' Kiln Building Reno

Evergreen Brickworks, Kiln Building, LGA, ERA, Evergreen, EllisDon, Toronto
May 25, 2018 10:36 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
The repurposing of the Evergreen Brickworks has been hailed as a success since it first opened its doors in 2010, creating Toronto's first environmental community centre in the heart of the Don ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018 8:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Car2Go to end Toronto operations in May over ‘heavy street restrictions’ and permit fees; Toronto land-transfer tax revenue beats expectations by $30-million despite market ... read more

Photo of the Day: Crepuscular Rays

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
May 25, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a skyline view of Toronto, as seen from a high-rise in Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores area. Submitted by Forum contributor Keyz, this east-facing view shows ... read more

Design Review Panel Split Over 2450 Victoria Park Proposal

2450 Victoria Park Avenue, Collecdev, gh3, Toronto
May 24, 2018 5:00 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
In March of this year, Toronto City Council approved a new secondary plan to guide redevelopment of the Consumers Road Business Park, to the south and west of Sheppard Avenue and Victoria Park ... read more

The One: Excavation Begins for Canada's Tallest Building

The One, Toronto, by Foster + Partners, Core Architects for Mizrahi Developments
May 24, 2018 3:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Canada's tallest building began last August at the southwest corner of Yonge and Bloor in Downtown Toronto, with the ground breaking ceremony for Mizrahi ... read more

Exterior Details Coming Together at Tridel's Topped-Out Alter

Alter, Tridel, Deltera, architectsAlliance, Toronto
May 24, 2018 12:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Now topped out at 33 storeys at the southeast corner of Church and McGill, construction is now in the late stages for Tridel's Alter. We last checked in on the construction of ... read more

Guest Column: GTA Land Sales for Redevelopment Take a Turn

Toronto, real estate, sales, Lennard Commercial Realty
May 24, 2018 11:00 am | by Guest Columnist | Comments
Dean Macaskill, Senior Vice President at Lennard Commercial Realty, is our guest columnist again. Dean has worked as a commercial realtor since 1980 and has years of industry insight into the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 1 Yorkville

Throwback Thursday, 1 Yorkville, Bazis, Plaza, Roy Varacalli, Toronto
May 24, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood remains one of the city's most sought-after places to live, fuelling an onslaught of condominium tower development over the last several years. The ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 24, 2018

May 24, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto tenants win big compensation from developer of new Yonge-Eglinton buildings; Toronto converts two community college dorms into refugee centres temporarily for ... read more

Photo of the Day: Harbour Plaza Residences

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Harbour Plaza Residences, Menkes, architectsAlliance
May 24, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Menkes Developments' Harbour Plaza Residences in Toronto's South Core area. Submitted by Forum contributor Dustin William, this shot shows a ... read more

Revised Innovation Centre Plans Presented to Waterfront DRP

Waterfront Innovation Centre, Menkes, Sweeny &Co Architects, Toronto
May 23, 2018 5:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The winner of a 2014 design competition held by Waterfront Toronto, planning continues to evolve for Menkes Developments' Waterfront Innovation Centre, a new mid-rise office ... read more

The Well: Work Expanding at Toronto’s Largest Construction Site

The Well, Toronto, Diamond Corp, RioCan, Allied, Tridel, Woodbourne
May 23, 2018 4:56 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We last checked in on The Well just over a month ago, when the first crane was installed where the first phase office tower will be built at Front and Spadina. Since then, work has ... read more

CIBC Square Development Progressing Beside Union Station

CIBC Square, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Hines, WilkinsonEyre, Toronto
May 23, 2018 2:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction continues at the site of Ivanhoé Cambridge and Hines' CIBC Square, a two-tower office complex set to knit together Toronto's Financial District with its emerging ... read more

Plaza's Theatre District Residence Plans Tweaked

Theatre District Residence, condos, Plaza, Quadrangle, Toronto
May 23, 2018 12:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since absorbing an adjacent development proposal and being reintroduced as a two-tower plan earlier this year, a revised plan for Plaza's Theatre District Residence has been ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018 8:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City council votes to extend Eglinton LRT to Malvern; Toronto Council picks Jonathan Tsao to fill vacant Ward 33; Almost half of Toronto tenants paying ‘unaffordable’ ... read more