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Last Crane at Bay Adelaide East Being Dismantled

Bay Adelaide Centre, Brookfield Properties, KPMB Architects, Adamson Ass
June 11, 2015 6:35 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
The 44-storey East Tower of Brookfield Office Properties ' Bay Adelaide Centre, designed by KPMB Architects and Adamson Associates Architects, topped off in ... read more

Finishing Touches Completing the Look of Women's College Hospital

Women's College Hospital, Perkins Eastman Black, IBI Group Architects, Toronto
June 11, 2015 5:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over one century after the opening of Women's College Hospital, the rebuilding of the hospital near Bay and College is closing in on the final stages of its complete redevelopment. Designed ... read more

City of Toronto Seeks Public Input on 'Complete Streets' Initiative

Complete Street plan for Dunlop St, City of Barrie, Public Information Centre
June 11, 2015 12:56 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The 21st century has brought a paradigm shift to many lifestyles in Toronto, with cultural and economic changes driving rapid urbanization throughout the city. With greater density, transit use, ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Concord CityPlace from Blue Jays Way

Throwback Thursday, Blue Jays Way, CityPlace, Toronto
June 11, 2015 10:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Concord Adex's master-planned CityPlace community has been almost entirely built out in recent years, and what was once nothing but disused rail yards has grown to become home to thousands of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 11, 2015

June 11, 2015 7:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Gardiner debate a big test of Mayor Tory's hold on council; Toronto’s Pan Am Games Athletes’ Village won’t repeat same mistakes as Vancouver; Beneath the Gardiner, a ... read more

Photo of the Day: Island Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, sunset, skyline
June 11, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The most popular place to photograph the Toronto skyline has always been the Toronto Islands. The growing skyline makes yet another appearance in today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted ... read more

Construction Progressing at U of T's Jackman Law Expansion

Jackman Law Expansion, University of Toronto, Hariri Pontarini, B+H Architects
June 10, 2015 4:16 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto is in the process of expanding its Faculty of Law with a new modern structure, while restoring the attached neoclassical 1902 Flavelle House, which has been ... read more

Preferred Consortium Announced to Construct Crosstown LRT

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Toronto by Metrolinx, Crosstown Transit Solutions
June 10, 2015 1:15 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Metrolinx and Infrastracture Ontario have announced that Crosslinx Transit Solutions (CTS)—an equal-share consortium of SNC-Lavalin, EllisDon, AECON, and ACS Infrastructure Canada—as the preferred ... read more

INDX Condos Beginning to Impact Financial District Skyline

INDX Condos, Lifetime Developments,Page+Steele / IBI Group Architects
June 10, 2015 11:53 am | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
Located in the heart of Downtown Toronto, INDX Condos sets out to bring new life to a corner of the core where street life is lacking outside of business hours. The CentreCourt ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 10, 2015

June 10, 2015 9:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Gardiner East debate hits Toronto council chambers today; Detailed traffic plans unveiled ahead of Pan Am Games; Toronto swimming pool set to become a fishing hole for ... read more

Photo of the Day: Commerce Captured

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Commerce Court, Financial District, Architecture
June 10, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today we feature yet another photo captured during Doors Open 2015, the yearly festival that gives the public access to important buildings and spaces around the city. In today's Photo of the Day, ... read more

Suites at Daniels' HighPark Preparing for Summer Occupancy

The Ellis, Daniels' HighPark Condos, Diamond Schmitt, Toronto
June 9, 2015 5:28 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Positioned between two subway stations, steps away from vibrant Bloor West Village and across the street from one of Toronto's great greenspaces, HighPark Condominiums by The ... read more

Exterior Framing Being Installed At Tableau Condominiums

Tableau Condos,Wallman Architects, Cecconi Simone , ALIT Developments
June 9, 2015 3:55 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
There are many developments rising within the GTA, especially in the Entertainment District. Tableau Condos by Urban Capital Property Group, Malibu Investments, and ALIT Developments, ... read more

Striking Balcony Glazing Identifies Cresford's Casa II Condos

Casa, Cresford Developments, architectsAlliance, Toronto
June 9, 2015 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mid-rise offices and apartments and quaint Victorian houses used to be the dominant built forms of Charles Street East in Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville area, though in recent years demand for new ... read more

Tridel's Ten York Street Condos Approach Grade

Ten York Street Condos, Tridel, Wallman Architects, Toronto
June 9, 2015 10:30 am | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
In the next few weeks Ten York Street Condos, designed by Wallman Architects for Tridel, will reach grade. This will be a major milestone for what will eventually become a 735 ft, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 9, 2015

June 9, 2015 9:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Why growing vegetables on the roof is the future of Toronto architecture; GO's Exhibition renovation takes Pan Am pause; TTC’s massive rush hour shutdown left commuters ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ice and Fog

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Ïce Condos, CN Tower
June 9, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The 57 and 67-storey towers of Ïce Condos are becoming a well known landmark in Toronto's South Core area. Capped in distinctive "swiss cheese" roof elements, the two slender towers are ... read more

Gardiner East: Support Builds for "Remove" as Council Faces Vote

June 8, 2015 5:47 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On June 10th, Toronto City Council will hold a historic vote on the future of the Gardiner Expressway East, deciding whether to demolish ('remove' option) or retain ('hybrid' option) the elevated ... read more

City of Toronto to Develop a Comprehensive Ravine Strategy

Bloor Street Viaduct, Don Valley, Toronto
June 8, 2015 2:18 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
On June 25th, the City of Toronto will host a public consultation on the future of the city's ravines. To be held at Metro Hall (room 308/309), from 6:30-8:30 PM, the Parks, Forestry ... read more

Regent Park South Community Centre Progressing to Fall Opening

Toronto Community Housing Corporation, The Daniels Corporation,Regent Park South
June 8, 2015 1:18 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
The Regent Park community has seen a lot of changes over the nine years of the revitalization currently being undertaken by the Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) and The Daniels ... read more