Photo of the Month: Great Hall

Photo of the Month, Union Station, Great Hall, Chad Wanyou, Toronto
November 2, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's time again for our Photo of the Month! At the beginning of every month, we bring back the highest rated Photo of the Day selection of the previous 4 weeks, along with the runner up, based on ... read more

More Details Emerge Regarding Proposed King & Dufferin Development

Core Architects, 1182 & 1221 King Street, Lifetime Developments, king & dufferin
October 30, 2015 3:17 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
During a community consultation meeting held last night in Parkdale, Ward 14 Councillor Gord Perks, community planner Alice Hug, Bousfields planner Peter Smith and Core Architects' Charles Gane ... read more

Siamak Hariri Lecture Opens New Architecture Exhibit at Ryerson's Cocker Gallery

Bahá'í Temple of South America, image courtesy of Hariri Pontarini
October 30, 2015 2:08 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On October 29th, Siamak Hariri took to the podium at Ryerson's School of Architecture to introduce the Paul H. Cocker Gallery's new exhibit, which celebrates the design evolution and engineering ... read more

West Block Brings Heritage and Modern Amenities Together

LakeShore Towers site, Concord Adex, Toronto
October 30, 2015 12:45 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Following the big reveal in August for what will soon become a vibrant destination at the northeast corner of Lake Shore and Bathurst, we're now getting a closer look into the mixed-use elements ... read more

Daniels' The Bartholomew Reaches Milestone in Regent Park

The Bartholomew, Quadrangle Architects, The Daniels Corporation, Toronto
October 30, 2015 9:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work continues on the second and third phases of The Daniels Corporation's and Toronto Community Housing Corporation's (TCHC) ongoing revitalization of Toronto's Regent ... read more

Sponsored Post: Mayor's Evening for the Arts Raises Almost $1.4 Million

Mayor's Evening for the Arts
October 30, 2015 9:15 am | by Editor | Comments
The Mayor’s Evening for the Arts raised almost $1.4 million in support of artists working in all areas of Toronto on Monday, October 26, at the Metro Convention Centre.  This celebratory ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 30, 2015

October 30, 2015 7:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A short history of Toronto street names; Toronto's Aga Khan museum seeks tax exemption; Brampton drives another nail in its own coffin; and more news... Brampton drives ... read more

Photo of the Day: In the Clouds

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CN Tower, Clouds
October 29, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Four decades later, the CN Tower's height is still unsurpassed in the western hemishphere. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Giulio Cosmo ... read more

Fuse Condos Adding Urban Character to Davenport Village

October 29, 2015 2:30 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
We have been extensively covering the different stages of construction of Fuse & Fuse2 Condos, situated on the northwest corner of the Dupont and Lansdowne intersection. Developed ... read more

Previewing the Loft-Style Suites at Enigma On The Park

Enigma on the Park, Aragon Properties, Quadrangle Architects
October 29, 2015 12:21 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With every passing month, Toronto's Downtown core fills with new residential density, as condo towers continue to populate the growing skyline. However, while the influx of towers and new ... read more

Aerial Drone Video Shows Off Tridel's Metrogate Community

Tridel, Avani, Metrogate, Graziani + Corazza, The Sky Guys
October 29, 2015 10:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tridel's master-planned Metrogate community continues to grow near Kennedy and 401 in Scarborough. The community's fifth high-rise condominium tower, Avani, recently reached its final height, with ... read more

Sponsored Post: 2-Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Toronto for $5,000 and Up

The Bloor Street Neighbourhood, 35 Hayden Street
October 29, 2015 10:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Downtown Toronto is seeing more and more stunning residential buildings that are constantly attempting to add more quality of life to vertical living in small space—bigger and better views, top of ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Lower Church Street

Throwback Thursday, Lower Church Street, Toronto
October 29, 2015 9:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's St. Lawrence neighbourhood is known for its historic charm, but new modern additions are not uncommon in this area of the city. Back on August 12, 2006, construction was ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 29, 2015

October 29, 2015 7:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC Will Take Legal Action Against Bombardier; 'Military artifact' found at Toronto construction site; Markham NHL arena was on thin ice from the beginning; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Daniels Spectrum

Photo of the Day, Daniels Spectrum, Toronto
October 28, 2015 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Completed in 2012, The Daniels Corporation and Artscape's Daniels Spectrum is just one of many elements in the ongoing revitalization of Toronto's Regent Park ... read more

Ontario Announces Plan to End Chronic Homelessness by 2025

Deb Matthews addresses the audience, surrounded by members of the Advisory Panel
October 28, 2015 5:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On the morning of October 28th, Government Ministers, bureaucrats, press secretaries, and journalists joined member's of Toronto's homeless population in taking shelter from the cold, pouring ... read more

Mattamy/Biddington Announce Development at Yonge & Belsize

J. Davis House, Toronto, by Mattamy Homes and Biddington Homes,  Graziani + Cora
October 28, 2015 4:38 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The parking lot and empty storefronts that stand out against the otherwise lively stretch of Davisville at Yonge south of Belsize are finally set to make way for new development, as Mattamy Homes ... read more

Shoring Work Prepares King Blue Site for Big Dig

King Blue Condos, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Greenland Group
October 28, 2015 3:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this year, Greenland Group officially marked their entry into the Canadian housing market with a ceremonial groundbreaking at the site of King Blue, a condominium ... read more

Toronto Symposium Welcomes World's Leading Urban Thinkers

Urban Land Institute
October 28, 2015 1:40 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On November 2nd and 3rd, a global delegation of of urban thinkers and innovators will congregate in Metro Toronto Convention Centre for the Urban Land Institute's (ULI) 2015 Toronto Symposium. ... read more

SQ Condos Rises Above Grade as Alexandra Park Rebuild Progresses

SQ Condos, Tridel, Teeple Architects, Alexandra Park, Toronto
October 28, 2015 1:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following on the early success of the mixed-income renewal now underway in the Regent Park community, Toronto's Alexandra Park community is now being rebuilt too. A partnership ... read more