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Photo of the Day: Distillery Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
November 20, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from Forum contributor skycandy, who recently put his drone into the skies over Toronto's Distillery District for a view of the city. Captured from just ... read more

Daniels Faculty's Spectacular New U of T Home Officially Opens

Uof T Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, Toronto, NADAAA
November 17, 2017 7:16 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The University of Toronto's John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design officially has a new home as of today. With hundreds of faculty, staff, students, supporters, ... read more

Ryerson's Daphne Cockwell Complex Continues Its Rise

Ryerson University, Daphne Cockwell Complex, Perkins + Will, Toronto
November 17, 2017 3:46 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ryerson University's new Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex continues to take shape on Church Street, north of Dundas, as the new addition to the Toronto educational institution ... read more

Retail Centre Proposed for Sears Warehouse Site in Rexdale

2200 Islington Avenue, Rice Group, Toronto, Turner Fleischer Architects
November 17, 2017 1:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With Sears Canada undergoing liquidation, a redevelopment has been proposed for one of the retailer’s several Toronto facilities. Redevelopment of Sears’ warehouse at 2200 Islington ... read more

Ground Floor Taking Shape for CentreCourt’s 411 Church Condos

411 Church Condos, CentreCourt Developments, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
November 17, 2017 1:04 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just across the Street from Toronto's storied Maple Leaf Gardens, CentreCourt Developments' 411 Church Condos will soon be ascending into the growing skyline of the Church-Wellesley ... read more

Metrolinx Expanding Stations on GO's Milton Corridor

Metrolinx expanding stations on Milton GO corridor
November 17, 2017 10:00 am | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
A nice lead to this news article would have been to report that Ontario's Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca rode the GO train from Toronto out to Milton and Meadowvale one morning this ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 17, 2017

November 17, 2017 8:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
King St. pilot project does what big cities around the world are doing; Documentary looks at Regent Park community’s response to revitalization; John Tory, TTC chair throw ... read more

Photo of the Day: Royal York

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Fairmont Royal York, Downtown
November 17, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the 1929-built Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Downtown Toronto. Submitted by Forum contributor Goldie, this shot shows the geometry of the ... read more

Urban Redevelopment Proposed for Suburban Etobicoke Plaza

Richview Square redevelopment at 4620 Eglinton Avenue West
November 16, 2017 5:52 pm | by Josie Harrison | Comments
Richview Square is a shopping plaza like many others across suburban Toronto: single storey retail at the back of the lot with a big surface parking lot out front. There is one big difference here ... read more

Concept Renderings Anticipate Sharp Mid-Rise in The Junction

2639 Dundas Street West, Gairloch Developments, Toronto
November 16, 2017 4:08 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
The area around Dundas West Station is seeing plenty of development activity in recent years, and more might be on the way following a pre-application public meeting held this month regarding a ... read more

Marlin Spring Celebrates Ground Breaking for Canvas Condos

November 16, 2017 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the early stages of construction already underway for Canvas Condos, the team behind the new mid-rise condo from Marlin Spring Developments gathered at the build site on ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Eaton Centre Bridge

Throwback Thursday, Eaton Centre Bridge, Cadillac Fairview, WilkinsonEyre
November 16, 2017 10:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since opening early in November, the WilkinsonEyre Architects and Zeidler Partnership-designed pedestrian bridge from the Toronto Eaton Centre to Hudson's Bay/Saks Fifth ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017 8:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
'We bonded': Doug Ford and Jagmeet Singh rate their blind date; Pickering condo development under fire; Toronto committee calls for tighter Airbnb rules; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rural Pocket

Photo of the Day, Mississauga, Britannia Farm
November 16, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view from above Britannia Farm, a pocket of undeveloped rural land surrounded by an increasingly urban Mississauga. Captured by drone and submitted to our Forum ... read more

King Street Transit Pilot In Full Swing

New yellow platform edge strips at a King streetcar stop
November 15, 2017 5:12 pm | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
Today is the fourth day that the King Street Transit Pilot has been in effect, and the early results have been quite positive. The project began on Sunday, November 12th, and saw its first day of ... read more

Edgeley Pond and Park to Act as Catalyst for Growth in Vaughan

Edgeley Pond + Park, Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, Jane Street, Highway 7
November 15, 2017 1:28 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A couple of kilometres to the northwest of York University's main campus, a new downtown for the suburban Toronto municipality of Vaughan is gradually becoming a reality. A new breed of buildings ... read more

Harbour Eats Food Hall to open in Toronto's South Core

Tables, Harbour Eats by Mercatino, BuildItByDesign, Harbour Plaza, Toronto
November 15, 2017 1:00 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Calgary based food purveyor Mercatino is expanding to make Downtown Toronto it’s first location beyond Alberta, on the 5th floor of the PATH network-connected podium at One York (Sun Life ... read more

ACO Charrette Speculates on Future of Toronto Coach Terminal

ACO NextGen Design Charrette, Toronto Coach Terminal, Art Deco heritage building
November 15, 2017 10:49 am | by Josie Harrison | Comments
On a cold, windy Remembrance Day, a group of students and young professionals gathered at historic Campbell House at Queen and University to speculate on the future of Toronto’s Coach Terminal. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 15, 2017

November 15, 2017 8:49 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
King St. condo in Parkdale gets the go-ahead after protesters shut down city hall meeting; TTC budget proposal calls for fare freeze, no extra service in ... read more

Photo of the Day: 109OZ Condos

Photo of the Day, Toronto, 109OZ Condos, Reserve, RAW, Ossington
November 15, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day shows a view of Reserve Properties' new 109OZ Condos development on Toronto's Ossington Avenue, between Queen and Dundas. Submitted to the project's Forum ... read more