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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 17, 2018

April 17, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Etobicoke development would leave residents next to noisy GO rail yard and ‘advised to close the windows’; Airbnb restrictions up in the air as tourist season ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rail Corridors

Photo of the Day, Toronto, rail corridor, Downtown
April 17, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of Downtown Toronto, captured from a helicopter on a rainy day. Submitted by Craig White, this shot shows the CityPlace/Fort York neighbourhood and ... read more

ROM Unveils Siamak Hariri-Designed Upgrades to Bloor Frontage

Bloor Street Welcome Project at the ROM, Toronto, Hariri Pontarini Architects
April 16, 2018 5:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Hot on the heels of the December opening of the first phase for the Royal Ontario Museum's (ROM) Welcome Project, the Toronto institution has announced plans to begin Phase 2 along the site's ... read more

Public Meetings Announced as Relief Line Planning Advances

April 16, 2018 4:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Overcrowding has become one of the most talked about problems among TTC riders, and while signalling upgrades and station modifications offer incremental solutions, Toronto's transit network needs ... read more

ONE Properties Proposes Condo Tower at Queen and Parliament

351 Queen Street East, Toronto, Kirkor, ONE Properties
April 16, 2018 3:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Plans are in the works to redevelop a group of properties at the southeast corner of Queen and Parliament intersection on the east side of Downtown Toronto. The plan from developer ONE ... read more

TREB Reports Rise in Condo Prices, Drop in Sales and Listings

TREB market report, GTA housing, home prices, Toronto condos
April 16, 2018 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) is reporting continued seller's market conditions in Toronto, with the average condominium selling price jumping 9% year-over-year to $533,447 in the first ... read more

Metrolinx Releases Technical Background on New Stations

Map of new GO Stations
April 16, 2018 12:00 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Last week, Metrolinx released a technical background report on its plan to build new GO Transit stations in the Greater Golden Horseshoe area along the Barrie, Kitchener, Lakeshore East, Lakeshore ... read more

Solmar’s Edge to Begin Construction Next Month in Mississauga

Edge Towers, Solmar Development Corporation, Roy Varacalli, Cusimano Architect
April 16, 2018 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
After a successful run of sales for Solmar Development Corporation's Edge Towers, the 35-storey first phase in the trio of Roy Varacalli and Cusimano Architect-designed ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 16, 2018

April 16, 2018 8:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Small Ontario town’s Uber partnership could signal shift for Canadian public transit; Mississauga aims to urbanize a poster child of suburbia; Committee OKs proposal ... read more

Photo of the Day: Over the ROM

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, ROM, Royal Ontario Museum
April 16, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a south-facing view of Toronto, overlooking the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and the city skyline. Submitted by Forum contributor Larissa Doherty, this aerial ... read more

Pedestrian Scale and Walkability Key to Pier 8 Proposal

Hamilton's Pier 8 Redevelopment by Cityzen and Fernbrook with KPMB Architects
April 13, 2018 12:10 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Hamilton is running a competition to redevelop Pier 8 or their waterfront. We examine all four finalists, here considering the entry from Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes. read more

Pier 8 Proposal Looks to Diversity and Mixed-Use Structures

Hamilton's Pier 8 Redevelopment by Tridel and architectsAlliance, Hamilton
April 13, 2018 11:50 am | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Hamilton is running a competition to redevelop Pier 8 or their waterfront. We examine all four finalists, here considering the entry from Tridel. read more

Pier 8 Proposal Focuses on Sustainability and Design Excellence

Hamilton's Pier 8 Redevelopment by Great Gulf and Dream Unlimited, Hamilton
April 13, 2018 11:30 am | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Hamilton is running a competition to redevelop Pier 8 or their waterfront. We examine all four finalists, here considering the entry from Great Gulf and Dream Unlimited. read more

Pier 8 Proposal Draws Inspiration from Nature and Heritage

Hamilton's Pier 8 Redevelopment by UrbanCapital, Milborne and Core Urban
April 13, 2018 11:10 am | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Hamilton is running a competition to redevelop Pier 8 or their waterfront. We examine all four finalists, here considering the entry from UrbanCapital, Milborne, and Core Urban. read more

Sales Centre Previews Plaza's Theatre District Residence

Plaza, Theatre District Residence, Toronto, Quadrangle
April 13, 2018 10:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The rollout of marketing has already shown us plenty of the finer details of Plaza's Theatre District Residence, a pair of 48 and 49-storey Quadrangle-designed towers planned ... read more

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

April 13, 2018 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s housing bubble cost sellers $136 million; We tried to get a copy of the Sidewalk Toronto agreement; Students and disabled customers left out after TTC photo ID shop ... read more

Photo of the Day: Downtown East

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, King East, East United
April 13, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of the east side of Downtown Toronto, as seen from a high-rise in Regent Park. Submitted by Forum contributor skycandy, this shot shows East United ... read more

62-Storey Sweeny &Co-Designed Tower Proposed for Yorkville

11-21 Yorkville, Sweeny &Co Architects, Metropia, Capital, RioCan, Toronto
April 12, 2018 5:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In late March, applications for Site Plan Approval, Official Plan Amendment and Zoning Bylaw Amendment were submitted to the City of Toronto, to allow the redevelopment of properties at 11 through ... read more

Controversial Queen & Sherbourne Development Redesigned

ONE Properties, 245 Queen East, Sweeny &Co Architects, Toronto
April 12, 2018 3:51 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
When ONE Properties first proposed a trio of towers rising as high as 56 storeys on the southeast corner of Queen and Sherbourne back in 2016, our readers and Forum contributors were immediately ... read more

$85M "The Meadoway" Linear Park to Span 16KM Across Toronto

The Meadoway, City of Toronto, TRCA, Linear Park, hydro corridor
April 12, 2018 1:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A major new park was announced yesterday by the City of Toronto, the W. Garfield Weston Foundation, and the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), set to run 16 kilometres through ... read more