Public Art RFQ Announced for Crosstown LRT Intermodal Stations

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Metrolinx, TTC, Crosslink Transit Solutions
November 10, 2015 3:53 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As details about the Crosstown LRT continue to emerge, a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) has now been announced for the system's public art installations. In the wake of Metrolinx's October 1st ... read more

Tower Floors Rising at Concert's 88 Scott Street

88 Scott Street, Concert Properties, Page + Steele/IBI Group Architects, Toronto
November 10, 2015 12:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since we last checked in on the construction progress for Concert Properties' 88 Scott, a 58-storey Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed ... read more

Heritage, Community Driving Forces in Westbank's Mirvish Village

Mirvish Village, Westbank, Henriquez Partners, ERA, Janet Rosenberg, Toronto
November 10, 2015 11:48 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Big changes are in store for Mirvish Village, the tight-knit artist community at the corner of Bloor and Bathurst Streets, whose claim to fame includes the iconic home of the brash and quirky ... read more

Sail Condominiums Launches New Incentives with Blue Party

Sail Condominiums, Opearl Developments, Scarborough, condos
November 10, 2015 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this year Opearl Developments marked their official entry into the Canadian housing market with the launch of Sail Condominiums, a new 18-storey Keith Loffler McAlpine ... read more

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

November 10, 2015 9:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Davisville one of 30 schools to be rebuilt under $500M Ontario plan; Yonge and Busy! Big deals are on tap that will reshape Canada’s hottest retail corner; TTC fare hikes, ... read more

Photo of the Day: Humber Bay Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, sunset
November 10, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Perhaps the best publicly accessible spot to shoot the Toronto skyline at sunset, the western shores of Humber Bay provide photographers with an unobstructed view of the city that glows orange ... read more

Demolition Clears Way for Madison & Fieldgate's ZIGG Condos

Zigg Condos, Madison Homes, Toronto
November 9, 2015 3:40 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
A row of century homes along St. Clair West has been demolished in preparation for the construction of ZIGG Condos by Madison Homes and Fieldgate Homes. UrbanToronto was there to capture ... read more

Exploring The Barrington's Knightsbridge Suite Collection

The Barrington Condos, Lash Group, Goldman Group, Richmond Architects
November 9, 2015 2:35 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As The Barrington Condominium Flats gets set to add 18 storeys of new residential density to the increasingly vibrant area of Bathurst and St. Clair West, the Lash Group and Goldman Group project ... read more

architectsAlliance Reinterprets Mid Century Modernism with Lamb Dev Corps' The Brant Park

The Brant Park, Lamb Development, Fortress, architectsAlliance, Toronto
November 9, 2015 12:13 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Adelaide Street West boasts some of Toronto's most impressive recent intensification. The one-way eastbound street running through the city's Financial District is surrounded by many of Canada's ... read more

Huge Buildings Show with IIDEX and more Hits Toronto in December

November 9, 2015 11:15 am | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
The Buildings Show, North America’s largest design and architecture-oriented event set to take over the entire Metro Toronto Convention Centre from December 2 to 4, 2015. The South ... read more

Take Our Survey: UrbanToronto Wants Your Feedback!

Take Our Survey: Help Make UrbanToronto Better!
November 9, 2015 9:40 am | by Editor | Comments
For the next week or so, UrbanToronto will be conducting a reader survey to gather your thoughts on how we are doing, get feedback on what you like best and receive suggestions for ... read more

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

November 9, 2015 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Pan Am village goes from dorms to condos in new Toronto neighbourhood; How to invest with Crosstown’s found money; A day in the life of Mayor John Tory; and more news... Pan Am ... read more

Photo of the Day: Casa

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Casa, Charles Street
November 9, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just south of the busy Yonge and Bloor intersection, Charles Street East has grown to become an impressive canyon of condominium towers. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Starchitects Discuss Innovative Buildings at CTBUH Conference

Kingdom Tower, image courtesy of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill
November 6, 2015 5:27 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Each year, the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) hosts an international conference bringing together the brightest minds in the development, architecture and engineering world. ... read more

New Videos Offer a Close Look at Crosstown LRT Line, Stations

November 6, 2015 4:58 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As construction of the hotly anticipated Crosstown LRT continues, the last few months have given us a better understanding of how Metrolinx's completed LRT line will look once the first passengers ... read more

Stunning Images Reveal Completed Bergeron Centre at York U

Bergeron Centre, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University, Toronto
November 6, 2015 4:03 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Stunning new images of the Bergeron Centre, Lassonde School of Engineering at York University highlight the level of completion achieved since our last update, the structure now complete both ... read more

Touring Lifetime and BLVD's The Code Condos on St. Clair West

The Code Condos, Toronto, BLVD Developments, Lifetime Developments
November 6, 2015 2:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been roughly 8 months since we last provided an update on the construction of BLVD Developments and Lifetime Developments' The Code Condos on St. Clair Avenue West, just east of ... read more

Updating Westbank's Redevelopment Plans for Mirvish Village

Westbank, Henriquez Partners, ERA, Janet Rosenberg, Mirvish Village, Toronto
November 6, 2015 1:36 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
It has been several months since we last reported on Westbank's grand proposal for the Honest Ed's site and Mirvish Village that burst onto the scene earlier this year. The project received a ... read more

Previewing the Suite Layouts at Phantom's TeaGarden Condos

TeaGarden Condominiums, Toronto, by Phantom Developments, Kirkor Architects
November 6, 2015 11:52 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
A few months ago, we took a look at the unique collection of split-level 'Town Loft' suites at Phantom Developments' TeaGarden Condos, which offer a hybrid of of condominium conveniences with the ... read more

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

November 6, 2015 8:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
John Tory eyes earlier start to TTC subway services on Sundays; GTA businesses celebrate 12% drop in energy use in office towers; Sufferin’ on the Dufferin; and more ... read more