Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 15, 2018

June 15, 2018 8:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A pedestrian, a cyclist and a driver share their views of the crisis on Toronto’s streets; Massey Hall squeezes in a star-studded birthday party before closing for two ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline from the Island

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
June 15, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Ward's Island for a view of the changing Toronto skyline. Submitted by Forum contributor G.L.17, this view faces north over the harbour, showing recent ... read more

Hines Proposes 3XN-Designed Tower at 64-86 Bathurst Street

64-86 Bathurst Street, Hines, 3XN, Kirkor, Toronto
June 14, 2018 5:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Copenhagen-based architects 3XN are making a splash in Toronto. Their first building design here, Aquabella, is now under construction in the East Bayfront area for Tridel and ... read more

Team Selected to Lead Hamilton's Pier 8 Redevelopment

Hamilton, Pier 8 Redevelopment
June 14, 2018 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In mid-April, we took an in-depth look at the four shortlisted finalists in a design competition to redevelop Pier 8 on Hamilton's waterfront. The four teams of developers and architects were ... read more

591 Sherbourne Rental Tower Seeking Planning Approval

591 Sherbourne Street, IBI Group, Medallion Corporation, Toronto
June 14, 2018 4:22 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
The North St. James Town area is quickly becoming one of the tallest neighbourhoods in Downtown Toronto, with several large-scale projects previously and currently being built out along Sherbourne ... read more

Excavation Underway for First Phase of Pinnacle One Yonge

Pinnacle One Yonge, Toronto, Pinnacle International, Hariri Pontarini, Prestige
June 14, 2018 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Several years after Pinnacle International acquired the Toronto Star Lands at the foot of Yonge Street, construction is now moving forward on the first phase of Pinnacle One Yonge. ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Toronto's Bayside Community

Throwback Thursday, Tridel, Hines, Bayside, Toronto
June 14, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week’s Throwback Thursday takes us five years back to 2013 for a view of Tridel and Hines’ at-the-time featureless Bayside community on Toronto’s waterfront, as construction ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 14, 2018

June 14, 2018 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Dundas-Carlaw history comes to life with heritage plaque district; Developer sues Markham residents over ‘improper’ OMB appeals; Cirque du Soleil is coming soon to a ... read more

Photo of the Day: U Condominiums

Photo of the Day, Toronto, U Condominiums, architectsAlliance
June 14, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a dramatic view of U Condominiums, a pair of 56- and 46-storey, architectsAlliance-designed condo towers, a few blocks south of Toronto's Bay and Bloor ... read more

Site Plan Approval Pending as Work Continues at 128 Hazelton

128 Hazelton, Toronto, Mirzahi, AUDAX
June 13, 2018 3:35 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
128 Hazelton Avenue, at the southwest corner of Davenport and Hazelton, in Toronto's Yorkville neighbourhood, is the site of a new Mizrahi Developments 9-storey luxury condominium. ... read more

First Tenant Announced for 160 Front West Office Tower

160 Front Street West, Cadillac Fairview, AS + GG Architecture, Toronto
June 13, 2018 12:46 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yet another office tower is underway in Downtown Toronto, with Cadillac Fairview’s announcement that a new 46-storey tower at 160 Front Street West will begin construction in 2019. The $800 ... read more

What Does FIFA 2026 Have in Store for Toronto?

FIFA World Cup 2026, Toronto, BMO Field
June 13, 2018 10:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Big news came out of the sporting world today with the announcement that Canada, Mexico, and the United States have won their united bid for the 2026 FIFA World Cup, which would include matches ... read more

Heritage Clock Tower Revealed by Demolition for Halo Residences

Halo Residences on Yonge, Toronto, Cresford, architectsAlliance
June 13, 2018 10:09 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the last few weeks, demolition has been clearing the site of a planned 38-storey condominium tower on Yonge Street, north of College, in Downtown Toronto. Known as Halo Residences on Yonge, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 13, 2018

June 13, 2018 8:29 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor Tory announced Vision Zero two years ago Wednesday. 93 pedestrians or cyclists have died on Toronto streets since that date; Toronto expected to host some 2026 World Cup games ... read more

Photo of the Day: Aqualina at Bayside

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Aqualina at Bayside, Arquitectonica, Hines, Tridel
June 13, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Tridel and Hines' Aqualina at Bayside, part of the emerging East Bayfront community on Toronto's waterfront. Submitted by Forum ... read more

Changing Lanes: What Will Laneway Suites Mean for Toronto?

Laneway Housing, Changing Lanes, City of Toronto, TEYCC
June 12, 2018 3:15 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Laneway housing may finally be coming to Toronto. Last week, a Toronto East York Community Council (TEYCC) meeting cleared the way for City Council to approve a long-awaited policy to allow ... read more

Solmar Celebrates VIP Broker Launch for Edge Towers Phase 2

Edge Towers T2, Solmar, Roy Varacalli, Mississauga
June 12, 2018 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The second phase of Solmar Development Corporation's Edge Towers project officially launched in Mississauga this past weekend with a VIP broker event held at its on-site presentation centre. ... read more

Excavation Prepping Site of Tridel's Two-Tower Via Bloor

Via Bloor, Tridel, architectsAlliance, Toronto, Bloor, Parliament
June 12, 2018 11:57 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Roughly three months since shoring work marked the start of construction of Tridel's Via Bloor, activity is progressing at the site of the two-tower condo development at Bloor and ... read more

Demolition Resumes at Site of "home: Power and Adelaide"

home: Power and Adelaide, Great Gulf, Hullmark, Core Architects, Toronto
June 12, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just over two years after demolition cleared away the former Singtao newspaper building at Power and Adelaide streets in Toronto's Corktown neighbourhood, demolition of other buildings on the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 12, 2018

June 12, 2018 8:29 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC Plans For a Zero-Emission Bus Fleet; Permanent cycle track for Toronto's Prince Edward Viaduct?; NDP's Andrea Horwath speaks on CBC's Metro Morning for 1st time since ... read more