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Construction Under Way on Rockport's Montgomery Square

Montgomery Square, Rockport Group, RAW Design, Toronto
April 13, 2015 1:18 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
Located on the west side of Yonge Street north of Eglinton Avenue, Postal Station K is a 1936-built heritage structure, one of the few buildings around the world to include the crest of Edward ... read more

Virtual Tour Shows Off Suite Interiors at ZIGG Condos

ZIGG Condos, Kirkor Architects Planners, Madison Homes, Fieldgate Homes
April 13, 2015 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
On St. Clair Avenue West, just west of Poplar Plains Road, Madison Homes and Fieldgate Homes are adding a new 11-storey, Kirkor Architects-designed condominium ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 13, 2015

April 13, 2015 9:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto Uber users want service to stay; Donors to help spread reach of Pan Am Games tickets; Toronto striving for green spaces in a growing city; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Swiss Cheese Vertigo

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Ice Condos, Lanterra, aerial
April 13, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The 57- and 67-storey Ïce Condominiums are now a highly visible element in Toronto's skyline, known for their slender form and distinctive "swiss cheese" roofs. In today's Photo of the ... read more

Westbank and Allied Propose 57-storey Tower for 19 Duncan Street

Looking east towards 19 Duncan, Toronto
April 10, 2015 7:11 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Westbank Corp. and Allied Properties REIT are proposing to redevelop 19 Duncan Street at Adelaide Street West in Toronto's Entertainment District. Built in 1908 as the Southam Press Building and ... read more

Public Invited to vote on OAA's 2015 Peoples Choice Award

Echo House, Paul Raff Studio Incorporated Architects
April 10, 2015 6:38 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
Whether it is a center for sports-fit for an athlete in Downtown Toronto, a lakeside sauna on the secluded shores of an island archipelago in Georgian Bay, or maybe an opera house in St. ... read more

First Phase of BMO Field Renovations Nearing Completion

BMO Field Renovations, MLSE, Toronto
April 10, 2015 4:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With just a few weeks left until the May 10th home opener at BMO Field, the race is on to finish the first phase of Maple Leaf Sports + Entertainment's renovations on the sporting ... read more

Winning Entry Announced for Jack Layton Ferry Terminal

April 10, 2015 4:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A design competition was launched by WaterfrontToronto in November 2014 to find a team to redesign both the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and the adjacent Harbour Square Park. The ... read more

Toronto's Ten Tallest Buildings Now Under Construction

10 tallest, toronto, skyscraper
April 10, 2015 12:10 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
Toronto is currently in the middle of a record building boom. In the last decade or so, the skyline has expanded rapidly as large numbers of condominium and office buildings have been constructed ... read more

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

April 10, 2015 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Stage set for divisive debate on lower speed limit on Toronto streets; Canada’s mortgage wars hit new low as fixed rate dips to 1.49%; Stop-sign cameras proposed for ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dusk Cityscape

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, aerial
April 10, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been seeing a growing number of aerial shots submitted over the past few years, some shot from drones and aircraft, and others captured from the rooftops of Toronto's countless high-rise ... read more

Streetcar's The Taylor Rises Above Grade as The Carlaw Progresses

The Carlaw, The Taylor, Streetcar Developments, TACT Architecture
April 9, 2015 6:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In Toronto's Leslieville neighbourhood, construction is progressing at the site of Streetcar Developments' adjacent The Carlaw and The Taylor condominium ... read more

Amexon Proposes Redevelopment of Grand Hotel on Jarvis

Amexon, Grand Hotel, Dundas, Jarvis, Hotel, Condo, Downtown East
April 9, 2015 4:23 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
Amexon has brought forward a proposal to redevelop the current site of the Grand Hotel at 225 Jarvis Street on the east side of Downtown Toronto. The proposed building would see the Grand Hotel ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Dundas and Elizabeth

Throwback Thursday, One City Hall, Toronto, Dundas, Elizabeth
April 9, 2015 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The area surrounding the Bay and Dundas intersection 'behind" Toronto City Hall has been the site of much development over the past decade, with new commercial and residential projects adding ... read more

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

April 9, 2015 8:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GO riders warned of Union Station platform changes; Artists to take over Chester station newsstand; Stuart Reid aims to redefine commuting with his large-scale art installation ... read more

Photo of the Day: Spring Snow

Photo of the Day, Toronto, snow, streetcar, TTC
April 9, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Winter may be over, but a light snowfall this past weekend brought Torontonians back to reality, reminding us that Winter weather never leaves without a fight in our city. In today's Photo of ... read more

Tango at Concord Park Place Celebrates the Arrival of Spring

Close-up on Spring's panels, south side, in Tango at Concord Park Place
April 8, 2015 6:32 pm | by Craig White | Comments
On or about March 21 every year, news anchors tell us that Spring has arrived. We never really quite believe it though as Spring's most vital element has never appeared by then; that would be the ... read more

Virtual Tour Offers Preview of the Ossington Luxury Townhomes

Ossington Luxury Townhomes, Dunpar Homes, Toronto
April 8, 2015 3:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Condominium developments make up a large percentage of the new-build homes being built in Toronto, but many home buyers prefer the privacy offered by single-family homes over the high-density, ... read more

Toronto 2030 District Aims To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Toronto 2030 District
April 8, 2015 1:23 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
Over the past several years there have been growing efforts to manage the climate change crisis that is impacting our world. One effort, established first in Seattle in 2010, is the implementation ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015 9:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario awards $1.2-billion contract to build provincially-owned stretch of Highway 407; Toronto home prices surge 10% as sales activity heats up; Toronto to use big data ... read more