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Theatre District Hotel & Condos Seeking Site Plan Approval

Theatre District Hotel & Condos, Plaza, Quadrangle, Toronto
October 12, 2017 3:46 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
After a few years of evolution, Plaza's plans for the Theatre District Hotel & Condos project at 30 Widmer Street in Toronto's Entertainment District is now seeking Site Plan ... read more

Ryerson Architecture: Jacques Ferrier on Non-Oppressive Design

October 12, 2017 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ryerson Architecture's 2017-2018 lecture series is set to continue this month with a talk by French architect and urban planner Jacques Ferrier, principal at Jacques Ferrier Architecture of ... read more

Range of Amenity Spaces Planned for Daniels' Wesley Tower

Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre, The Daniels Corporation, Rafael + Bigauskas
October 12, 2017 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the last few months, we've taken a look at a few of the amenity spaces coming to Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre, a 43-storey Rafael + Bigauskas Architects-designed condominium ... read more

Throwback Thursday: L Tower From Berczy Park

Throwback Thursday, Berczy Park, L Tower, Ten York, Toronto
October 12, 2017 9:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week's Throwback Thursday took us back to only 2 years to 2015, when construction was in full swing for the Claude Cormier + Associés-designed revitalization of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 12, 2017

October 12, 2017 8:41 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In search of the elusive Lawren Harris “Toronto House”; Bloor Street bike lanes and the business of road safety; Housing starts slide as Toronto real-estate market ... read more

Photo of the Day: One Bloor East's Curves

Photo of the Day, One Bloor East, Hariri Pontarini, Great Gulf, Toronto
October 12, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
As finishing touches are added to Great Gulf's 76-storey One Bloor East, the project's design statement is nearing its final form. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted by Forum ... read more

Harbour Street Rebuild Progressing in Toronto's South Core

Lower Simcoe Ramp and New Park, Gardiner Expressway, Toronto
October 11, 2017 5:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The sound of jackhammers and squeaky construction vehicle treads cut through the relative nighttime silence in Toronto's South Core area over the Thanksgiving long weekend, as crews worked on a ... read more

Nobu Residences Revised as Site Plan Application Submitted

Nobu Toronto, Madison Group, Westdale Properties, Teeple Architects
October 11, 2017 4:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction approval is one step closer for the hotly anticipated Nobu Toronto project following an August application for Site Plan Approval (SPA) to City Planning. read more

City, Metrolinx Reveal Early Plans for 6 SmartTrack Stations

Mayor John Tory, SmartTrack, GO regional express rail, Construction
October 11, 2017 1:37 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Remember SmartTrack, the key transit plank in candidate John Tory's platform during his campaign to become mayor? Tory proposed a rapid transit line with frequent service two ways, all day, every ... read more

New Design for Multi-Use Dufferin + Queen Redevelopment

440 Dufferin, CentreCourt, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
October 11, 2017 12:27 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
There have been plans in the works to replace a single-storey workshop and studio building on the west side of Dufferin Street north of Queen since late 2011. Following the failure of the City of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 11, 2017

October 11, 2017 8:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tory’s Smarttrack plan heads off for public input; Should Toronto Islands get ready for another flood?; Councillor pitches help for Eglinton businesses during LRT ... read more

Photo of the Day: Richmond Street

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Richmond Street
October 11, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view looking west from the Don Valley Parkway's Richmond Street exit. Submitted to our Flickr Pool by Dustin William, this long exposure view shows traffic in ... read more

Mid-rise Proposed on The Queensway at Chartwell in Etobicoke

880 The Queensway, Etobicoke, Toronto, designed by RAW for Queenswell Ltd.
October 10, 2017 5:18 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Queensway continues to be one of the hottest new "Avenues" in Toronto in terms of redevelopment proposals, as another recent submission to the City's Planning Department shows. Planning to ... read more

Fed Gifts $1M to OCAD U for George Reid House Restoration

George Reid House, OCAD University, Morphosis, Teeple, Two Row architects
October 10, 2017 4:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As part of Canada's 150th birthday celebrations, the federal government is investing $300 million in a national program supporting upgrades for existing community and cultural infrastructure ... read more

Design of Tridel's On The Park Community Revised

Auberge On The Park, Tridel, Rowntree, Graziani + Corazza, Toronto
October 10, 2017 3:56 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tridel and Rowntree Enterprises' upcoming redevelopment of the former Inn on the Park site is set to transform Toronto's Leslie and Eglinton intersection with three new residential ... read more

Excavation Prepping McCaul Street Site of Tridel's Form Condos

Form Condos, Toronto, Tridel, architectsAlliance
October 10, 2017 12:27 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just south of the Art Gallery of Ontario and OCAD U, construction is well underway at the site of Tridel's Form Condos, a 14-storey, architectsAlliance-designed condominium ... read more

Previewing the Scale Model for Daniels DuEast in Regent Park

Daniels Corporation, DuEast Condominiums, Toronto, Core Architects
October 10, 2017 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The scale model for DuEast Condominiums, the latest market condominium development in Toronto's Regent Park community, fills out the details for The Daniels ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 10, 2017

October 10, 2017 8:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sculptures kick off unique program; What empowered municipalities mean for new housing; Proposal to hand over chunk over Port Lands to movie industry is short-sighted; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Entertainment District Towers

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Entertainment District
October 10, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a dusk view of Toronto's Entertainment District. read more

Fox Harb'r: Home-Away-From-Home, Not Too Close, Not Too Far

Marina Landing home, designed by DSRA Architecture for Fox Harb'r Resort
October 6, 2017 7:22 pm | by Craig White | Comments
As much as we revel in all things Toronto, long weekends are a great time for reminding oneself that you can get by in life without spending every moment of your time in the Centre of the ... read more