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Throwback Thursday: Jarvis and Charles

Throwback Thursday, X Condos, X2, Toronto
April 28, 2016 9:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The intersection of Jarvis and Charles Streets has undergone major changes over the past decade, adding significant new residential density to an area of Toronto that had previously been the site ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 28, 2016

April 28, 2016 9:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bombardier bailout would be ‘slap in the face’ for Toronto because of streetcar delays; Metrolinx considers three options to integrate GTA transit fares; Local video ... read more

Photo of the Day: Karma Condos

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Karma Condos
April 28, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is now in the late stages at the site of Lifetime and CentreCourt's  Karma Condos, a topped out 50-storey condominium development just ... read more

Fuse 2 Condos Taking Its Place On Davenport Village Skyline

Fuse and Fuse 2 Condos, Neudorfer, Barrett Architect, Burka Architects
April 27, 2016 6:50 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
In the rapidly changing neighbourhood that is Davenport Village, Neudorfer Corporation's Fuse2 Condos is not far from joining the first Fuse tower at its final height and shape. ... read more

Dundas and Jarvis: CentreCourt's Grid Condos Now Taller, Thinner

Grid Condos, Toronto, by CentreCourt Developments, Page + Steele / IBI
April 27, 2016 6:17 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following an OMB appeal, CentreCourt's Downtown Toronto proposal for Grid Condos has been revised. A taller, more slender tower is now planned for the site, with the OMB deeming that the amended ... read more

Cladding Installation Underway as SQ Condos Grow Taller

SQ, Tridel, Teeple Architects, Toronto, Alexandra Park
April 27, 2016 1:03 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The forces of renewal and revitalization are alive and well in Toronto, and properties that were not considered prime targets for new buildings a short while ago are now bursting with activity. ... read more

J. Davis House Condominiums to Rise at Yonge and Davisville

J. Davis House, Toronto, by Mattamy, Biddington, Graziani + Corazza
April 27, 2016 11:10 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Announced towards the end of last year, Mattamy and Biddington's J. Davis House will contribute to the revitalization of Yonge Street north of Davisville subway station while it densifies ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 27, 2016

April 27, 2016 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new era for GTA transit fares: Metrolinx considers 3 options; Bombardier delays to TTC streetcars could hold up Metrolinx light rail; The push to get more bike parking ... read more

Photo of the Day: Reflecting Picasso

Photo of the Day, Picasso, QRC West, Toronto
April 27, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Entertainment District has been the site of much transformation over the past few years, creating new views and photographic opportunities for local shutterbugs. read more

The High Park Condos Growing on Bloor West

The High Park, Toronto, by North Drive Investments, Quadrangle Architects
April 26, 2016 5:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Since construction of The High Park began last year, the North Drive Investments condominium development is now over half of the way to its 11-storey final height on Toronto's Bloor ... read more

Cladding Sealing Off Origami's Unique Geometry on Bathurst

Origami Lofts, Symmetry Developments, Teeple Architects, Toronto
April 26, 2016 5:07 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the nine months since our last update on Symmetry Developments' Origami, the Teeple Architects-designed project has reached its final height of seven storeys—back in mid-August ... read more

Janette Sadik-Khan: Bike Lane Notes for a "New Road Order"

Janette Sadik-Khan at Ryerson, image by Craig White
April 26, 2016 2:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On Monday afternoon, the City of Toronto's Public Works and Infrastructure Committee issued no recommendation on the Bloor bike lane pilot project. To the frustration of many, an ... read more

Subdivision Proposed for Former Hospital Site on Keele Street

2175 Keele Street, Daniels, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
April 26, 2016 1:28 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Humber River Hospital (HRH) was formed in the late 1990s with the merger of three hospitals in Toronto's former boroughs of York and North York: York-Finch Hospital, Northwestern Hospital, and ... read more

Sponsored Post: Toronto Condos under $300K with Irresistible Views

Sponsored Post: Toronto Condos under $300K with Irresistible Views
April 26, 2016 12:38 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
One of the great things about the more recently-built Toronto condos is that many of them—whether expensive or more affordable—come with a view, which adds more value to their other features and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 26, 2016

April 26, 2016 9:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Groups hope to make biking in the ‘burbs more appealing; Bombardier halves promised TTC streetcar delivery in latest delay; Committee split on Bloor bike lane pilot ahead ... read more

Photo of the Day: Flaire

Flaire, Cadillac Fairview, Fram Building Group, Giannone Petricone, Toronto
April 26, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day highlights one of the two 11-storey towers of Cadillac Fairview and Fram Building Group's Flaire, a Giannone Petricone ... read more

No Recommendation for Council on Bloor Street Bike Lane Pilot

cycle plan
April 25, 2016 8:12 pm | by David Brake | Comments
Toronto's Public Works and Infrastructure committee split on recommending a pilot project to put bike lanes on Bloor Street West between Shaw Street (east of Ossington Avenue) and Avenue Road ... read more

North York's Sail Condos Highlights Family-Friendly Suites

Sail Condominiums, Toronto, by Opearl Developments, Keith Loffler McAlpine
April 25, 2016 5:17 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following the launch of Opearl's Sail Condos late last year, various sales promotions and events have highlighted many of the 18-storey building's units, with the continuing 'Suite of the Month' ... read more

Oben Flats Condo Coming to Gerrard and Sherbourne

307 Sherbourne, Oben Flats, superkül
April 25, 2016 2:58 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Long a neglected brownfield site, where once stood a gas station on the southeast corner of Gerrard and Sherbourne will soon be transformed by an addition to the Oben Flats collection ... read more

Giant Mobile Crane Removes Tower Crane at The Madison

The Madison, Kirkor Architects, Madison Homes, Toronto
April 25, 2016 2:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Madison Homes' eponymous condominium development, The Madison, has come a long way since the project got underway on Eglinton Avenue east of Yonge Street in Midtown Toronto. Work started in ... read more