Lago at the Waterfront Rises as Riva del Lago Approaches Grade

Lago at the Waterfront, Riva Del Lago, Monarch, Mattamy, Graziani + Corazza
October 6, 2015 5:01 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Humber Bay Shores area of South Etobicoke was little more than a strip of seedy motels up to a dozen or so years ago, until a wave of redevelopment arrived, gradually rebuilding the waterfront ... read more

Better Access and Public Art Coming to Wellesley Station

Wellesley Station Secondary Entrance, TTC
October 6, 2015 4:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As subway ridership in Toronto continues to grow and reach new record highs, the TTC is in the process of upgrading safety features at some of the network's stations. One feature currently being ... read more

Mississauga City Centre Growing with Square One and Sheridan

Hazel McCallion Campus of Sheridan College, Mississauga
October 6, 2015 4:00 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Mississauga City Centre has been experiencing a vast amount of change over the last five years, thanks in large part to ongoing expansion efforts at Square One and the construction of the adjacent ... read more

Parkside Village Continues to Grow in Mississauga City Centre

PSV1+2, Amacon, Turner Fleischer Architects, Richmond Architects, Mississauga
October 6, 2015 3:26 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Progress has been swift on the latest phase of a multi-block, multi-use Mississauga City Centre development which UrbanToronto once referred to as having produced one of the "best-looking condos" ... read more

Winners Announced for 2015 OHBA Awards of Distinction

Empire's flagship community, Eau du Soleil, is now under construction in Toronto
October 6, 2015 1:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On September 28th, the winners of the 2015 Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) Awards of Distinction were announced at the prestigious Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, with awards being given ... read more

Magna Carta Exhibition Opens at Fort York Visitors Centre

Fort York National Historic Site, Toronto
October 6, 2015 12:34 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
In commemoration of the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta by King John I of England, in 1215, this seminal human rights document, along with the accompanying Charter of the ... read more

One6Nine Jones Townhomes to Launch October 7th

One6Nine Jones, Lifestyle Custom Homes, Open Architects, Toronto
October 6, 2015 11:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Walkable streets, quirky retail, an eclectic dining scene, and a tight-knit community atmosphere are among the several factors drawing people to the trendy Leslieville area. While ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 6, 2015

October 6, 2015 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Scotiabank drops out as major Nuit Blanche sponsor; Residents Share “Regent Park Stories”; Fake homeless shelter pops up in affluent Toronto neighbourhood; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Black Creek Through Lambton

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Black Creek, Lambton, Golf
October 6, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Among the many infrastructure and flood control projects envisioned during the aftermath of Hurricane Hazel in 1954, the channelization of Black Creek was undertaken to improve flood control in ... read more

The Future of Old City Hall Takes Clearer Shape

Old City Hall, image by Marcus Mitanis
October 5, 2015 5:19 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On October 5th, the City of Toronto's Government Management Committee (GMC) met to discuss the future of Old City Hall, outlining a principled vision for the heritage property's uses once the ... read more

10th Annual Nuit Blanche Transforms Toronto Streets

The Eyes of the Bridge, image by Craig White
October 5, 2015 5:05 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Another edition of Scotiabank Nuit Blanche has come and gone, but the hundreds of photos captured from the annual arts event gives revellers the chance to relive the night, of the chance to catch ... read more

North Drive's Picnic Brings Mid-Rise Condo Living to High Park

Picnic, The High Park II, Quadrangle, North Drive Investments, Toronto
October 5, 2015 3:45 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
There will soon be another picnic in High Park… but not the edible kind! Picnic, The High Park II condos by North Drive Investments is planned along Bloor Street West near the northwest corner of ... read more

Previewing the Crosstown's Green Trackway and At Grade Amenities

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Metrolinx, Crosslinx Transit Solutions
October 5, 2015 1:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Last week, we previewed the Crosstown LRT station designs revealed at the October 1st meeting of the Design Review Panel (DRP). Together with representatives from Crosslinx Transit Solutions, a ... read more

Bala Underpass Mural Adds Colour to Lower Don River Trail

The ribbon is cut, image by Marcus Mitanis
October 5, 2015 11:25 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
A new mural has added a splash of colour to the Lower Don River Trail. Formerly a plain concrete pedestrian and cycling tunnel, StreetARToronto (StART) has transformed the Bala Underpass with an ... read more

Exploring the Scale Model for Spice Urban Towns

Spice Urban Towns, Spice Danforth, Hi-Rise Group, Kohn Partnership Architects
October 5, 2015 10:58 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With just a few days remaining until the October 10th Grand Opening for Hi-Rise Group and Spice Danforth Inc.'s Spice Urban Towns, the development's presentation centre at 3194 ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 5, 2015

October 5, 2015 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto ditches idea of putting the Gardiner underground; Metrolinx proposes new station names for Eglinton Crosstown light rail stop; Nuit Blanche a sure sign of urban ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rogers Centre Reflection

Photo of the Day, Rogers Centre, Toronto Harbour
October 5, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
When opened in 1989, the Rogers Centre (then known as SkyDome) was among the most technologically advanced stadiums in North America, and the first with an operational retractable roof. In less ... read more

Metrolinx Reveals a Cohesive Aesthetic for the Crosstown LRT

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Toronto, by Metrolinx, Crosslinx Transit Solutions
October 2, 2015 4:02 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
At the October 1st meeting of the City of Toronto's Design Review Panel (DRP), the Crosstown LRT's architectural aesthetic was thoroughly laid out by representatives of Metrolinx and by the IBI ... read more

New Environmental Protections Proposed by City Planning

Another perspective of the city at the Brickworks, image by Marcus Mitanis
October 2, 2015 3:45 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As part of a comprehensive 5-Year review of the City of Toronto's Official Plan, the City's Planning Department has released a series of recommendations outlining the new and revised environmental ... read more

Winter Stations Design Competition Returns for Winter 2016

Winter Stations Competition, RAW Architects, Ferris+Associates, Curio, Toronto
October 2, 2015 2:55 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
As the temperature drops and the warmth of summer fades into a distant memory, Torontonians will at least have one thing to look forward to this winter. The Winter Stations Design Competition is ... read more