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BILD Reveals Finalists for Annual Toronto Home Builder Awards

`Massey Tower, Toronto
March 14, 2013 3:20 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
BILD, or the Building Industry and Land Development Association of the Greater Toronto Area annually presents the local home building industry's most prestigious awards, and they have ... read more

End of Tunneling in Toronto for Spadina Subway Extension

Construction Map, Subway Extension, Toronto
March 14, 2013 11:40 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
The TTC has reached some major milestones this week with the first public street test of the new streetcars, and now the Spadina Subway Extension in York region has hit a major goal with the ... read more

Then and Now: Elizabeth Street

Elizabeth Street, Toronto, 1912
March 14, 2013 9:30 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. February 23, 1912. 6 - 8 - 10 Elizabeth Street.   Now. August 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 14, 2013

March 14, 2013 9:09 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
New streetcar has first on street test; Limits for lobbyists; TTC becoming regional; Atwood on UofT green space and more! TTC conducts first public test of new streetcar (blogTO) Limits urged for ... read more

Photo of the Day: Southcore Panorama

Panorama of southcore area, Toronto
March 14, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Creating something from nothing has been the story of many of North America's megacities for generations and Toronto is no exception. For the last decade or so this has been especially true when, ... read more

'Ballast' to Anchor Great Gulf's Charlie Condos at King & Charlotte

Ballast by Jed Lind arrives at Charlie Condos Toronto by Great Gulf
March 13, 2013 7:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Charlie is amongst the most handsome new condominium buildings currently completing in Toronto. The 36-storey King Street West project designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects for developer Great ... read more

Cresford's MYC Condo Rises at Yonge and Merton

Merton Yonge Condominiums on Yonge Street in downtown Toronto
March 13, 2013 3:30 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The Merton Yonge Condo, more commonly known as MYC, is rising on the corner of Yonge and Merton Street in Midtown Toronto. Developed by Cresford Developments and designed by Toronto ... read more

Upcoming Book Launch for Make Alive: Prototypes for Responsive Architectures

Make Alive:Prototypes for Responsive Architectures
March 13, 2013 2:55 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Stand back "automatic door" of the 20th century, our architecture as well as our technology is growing more advanced and sophisticated every day. In a new book titled Make Alive: Prototypes for ... read more

Cladding Underway at The Address at High Park

The Address At High Park condo in downtown Toronto on Bloor Street
March 13, 2013 12:25 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The Address at High Park, a new twelve-storey condo on Bloor Street, has recently topped off. Developed by Chestnut Hill Homes, and designed by Quadrangle Architects, this mid-rise condo is adding ... read more

Then and Now: Roncesvalles, King and Queen

Roncesvalles, King and Queen Streets, Toronto, 1909
March 13, 2013 9:51 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Roncesvalles, King and Queen down through the years. We are looking north. 1909:   1924:   read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 13, 2013

March 13, 2013 9:44 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The Canadian National Exhibition Association tells MGM to stop associating the exhibition with casino project; Toronto falls short of its original recycling goal; an in depth look on how flights ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Bay and Its Tall Neighbours

The Bay in downtown Toronto
March 13, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Today's photo of the day was captured by UT Forum member devjohnson. It's a great mix of subjects blending iconic images in one shot. In the foreground we have the historical old building that ... read more

Preservation of Heritage Facade Marks 36Hazelton Build

Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
March 12, 2013 4:40 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Construction is moving along at 36Hazelton, a joint venture between the Alterra Group and Zinc Developments. The renovation of the school-turned-office building will be a ... read more

Architecture Interest Courses Expand Design Knowledge

March 12, 2013 4:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
For the architecture enthusiast, with the vast wealth of architectural traditions worldwide there never comes a time when one can claim to know it all. Nothing beats a well-rounded education on ... read more

Work Progressing on NY2 by The Daniels Corporation

NY2 Condominiums The Daniels Corporation Core Architects Rent to Own Toronto
March 12, 2013 4:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On a day when we are reporting on the awarding of a Diamond Jubliee Medal to Daniels' President Mitchell Cohen, we also catch up with one of the several projects the company is developing in the ... read more

Daniels' Mitchell Cohen Awarded the Diamond Jubilee Medal

The Hon. Bob Rae, Mitchell Cohen, Glen Murray
March 12, 2013 1:10 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Mitchell Cohen, President of residential developer The Daniels Corporation has been awarded a Diamond Jubilee Medal for his community leadership and contributions to the city of Toronto. The ... read more

Then and Now: Don Valley

Don Valley, Toronto, circa 1913
March 12, 2013 9:46 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Don Valley. Pre-Bloor Viaduct. Looking west. Circa 1913. That hill on the right was 'Sugarloaf' Hill; removed for fill for the DVP.   Now. August 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 12, 2013

March 12, 2013 9:41 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Toronto casino vote delayed; Toronto Hydro calls for rate hike; Ford's allegations of inappropriate behaviour drag on; new powers of arrest for citizens; report says there's no shelter bed ... read more

Photo of the Day: Land of Cranes and Fog

Toronto skyline
March 12, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Today's photo of the day is a moody skyline shot captured by UT photographer and Forum member, Jack Landau. In this image Toronto truly is the land of cranes and fog. Makes for a striking picture, ... read more

World Architecture News Awards include Big Wins for TO and Canada

Loblaws, 60 Carlton, Toronto, Landini Associates
March 11, 2013 8:10 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
World Architecture News (WAN) recently announced the winners of the Retail and Leisure Interiors Awards 2012, the most illustrious interior awards around the globe. Whittled down from a bevvy of ... read more