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Photo of the Day: 16 York

Photo of the Day, Toronto, 16 York, Cadillac Fairview, South Core
April 12, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of a new office tower under construction in Toronto's South Core area. Submitted to the project's Forum thread by contributor sikandar, this view ... read more

Electrified Road-over-Rail Bridges to get DRP-Screened Barriers

Metrolinx, GO Transit, Electrification, Toronto, Road-over-Rail, Bridge Barrier
April 11, 2018 5:50 pm | by Jorge Quesada | Comments
With the electrification of all GO Transit's rail networks in Toronto, Metrolinx reveals a proposal to outfit bridges with a range of barrier designs so bridges meet new safety regulations. read more

A Look at “The Compass Club” Amenities at Daniels DuEast

Daniels DuEast, The Daniels Corp, Toronto, Regent Park, Core, Mason Studio
April 11, 2018 1:21 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The early stages of construction are well underway for the latest market condominium development in the revitalization of Toronto’s Regent Park community. As construction heats up for DuEast at ... read more

Condo Proposal Revised at Adelaide and Portland

City of Toronto, Sweeny & Co Architects, 502 Adelaide Street West
April 11, 2018 12:24 pm | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
In March of this year, on behalf of property owner Portland Adelaide Developments Inc., The Planning Partnership submitted revised plans to the City of Toronto in support of Zoning By-law ... read more

Hoist Comes Down, PDIs Start at TAS' Kingston&Co. Condos

Kingston&Co. Condominiums, Teeple Architects, Toronto, TAS, Main and Main
April 11, 2018 10:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Kingston&Co. Condominiums commenced back in October 2015. The 10-storey TAS and Main and Main Developments condo development designed ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 11, 2018

April 11, 2018 8:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Cost of Mayor John Tory’s SmartTrack plan could rise, report shows; Vaughan city council urged to support Thornhill Muslim community development, pending OMB ... read more

Photo of the Day: Aqualina and Aquavista

Photo of the Day, Toronto, East Bayfront, Tridel, Hines
April 11, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day brings us 44 storeys above Toronto to the top of Monde for a view of construction in the East Bayfront area. Submitted by Kees Govers, this view faces south from ... read more

Toronto's Largest Construction Site: The Well, Spadina at Front

The Well, Toronto, developed by Diamond Corp, RioCan, Allied, Tridel, Woodbourne
April 10, 2018 4:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
There's construction all across Toronto, and in fact it can feel as if the whole city's under construction when you move through it, but there's one site where it feel's like a whole city is under ... read more

Ontario Construction Secretariat's Future Building Event On Now

Ontario Construction Secretariat, Future Building Event
April 10, 2018 2:06 pm | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
The Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS) is hosting its annual Future Building Toronto Event starting today and running through to April 12. The career exposition is being ... read more

A Closer Look at Aoyuan’s M2M Condos in North York

M2M Condos, Newtonbrook, Aoyuan Property Holdings, Wallman, Toronto
April 10, 2018 1:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month’s submission to the City of Toronto of planning documents for the redevelopment of the Newtonbrook Plaza in North York provided a wealth of information on the proposal. Named M2M ... read more

Crane Installed, Forming Begins for Daniels’ Wesley Tower

Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre, The Daniels Corporation, Rafael + Bigauskas
April 10, 2018 10:54 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Mississauga site of Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre is heating up at the City Centre Drive and Confederation Parkway intersection, to the west of Square One. With excavation now ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 10, 2018

April 10, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Governments pledge to protect, expand social housing; Councillor urges more city control over payday establishments; Dan Doctoroff on building the neighbourhood of tomorrow; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Excavation

Photo of the Day, Mississauga, Pinnacle Uptown: Perla Towers, drone
April 10, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a bird's-eye view of an excavated pit for a new condominium tower in Mississauga. Submitted to our Pinnacle Uptown: Perla Towers Forum thread, this ... read more

Toronto Site Reimagined in 2018 ULI Hines Student Competition

April 9, 2018 4:42 pm | by Monika Rau | Comments
Since 2002, the annual ULI Hines Student Competition has challenged students—over 8,000 of them now—to reimagine development ideas in urban spaces across North America. The highly coveted student ... read more

Dunpar Brings Luxury Rental Homes to Ossington Avenue

The Ossington Luxury Rental Townhomes, Dunpar, Toronto
April 9, 2018 2:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Luxury finishes, family-friendly layouts, and an established neighbourhood are a rare combination in Toronto’s housing market. While new purpose-built luxury rental towers is becoming a trend ... read more

Ontario Announces Upgrades to Milton and Kitchener GO Lines

Rendering of the new parking garage and other improvements at Cooksville GO
April 9, 2018 12:00 pm | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
Last week the Ontario Government announced upgrades to both the Milton and Kitchener GO lines. The first, a Request for Proposals (RFP) from Infrastructure Ontario (IO), includes "additional ... read more

King Blue Condos Rising into Entertainment District Skyline

King Blue Condos, Greenland Canada, IBI Group Architects, Toronto
April 9, 2018 10:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a busy month at the site of Greenland Group's King Blue in Toronto's Entertainment District, as the development's 44 and 48-storey IBI Group-designed condominium ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 9, 2018

April 9, 2018 8:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The quiet man: Gregg Lintern, Toronto’s new chief planner; Queen’s Park’s Long Overdue Move on Fare Integration; Cabbagetown residents up in arms over proposed daycare; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: South Core Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, South Core, Ten York
April 9, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Toronto's South Core area, where rapid high-rise growth continues to transform the local skyline. In this view, submitted by Forum contributor ponyboy, we are ... read more

Wellesley-Parliament Square: A Plan to Revitalize St James Town

Wellesley Parliament Square, St James Town, Greatwise, IBI, Bousfields, NAK
April 6, 2018 3:23 pm | by Jorge Quesada | Comments
Last month's City of Toronto Design Review Panel (DRP) session included a review of plans for Wellesley-Parliament Square, a thorough development proposal prepared for a substantial portion ... read more