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Photo of the Day: Financial District Double Exposure

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Financial District, buildings, architecture
January 14, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Jonathan Castellino, we are shown a unique composition of Toronto's Financial District. This double ... read more

Spacious Model Suite Awaits at 609 Avenue Road

609 Avenue Road, State Building Group, Madison Homes, Richmond Architects
January 13, 2016 6:24 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Just south of Toronto's prestigious Upper Canada College, the State Building Group and Madison Homes' 609 Avenue Road is set to join an established community that has long been considered one of ... read more

Tridel's Scala: North York's New Master-Planned Community

Scala, Toronto, by Tridel, Wallman Architects
January 13, 2016 3:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With its staggered row of terraces stepping down from its 18-storey top to meet the ravine below, Tridel's Scala immediately stands out from most of the new condos coming to the Toronto market. ... read more

Two-Tower Development Proposed at Don Mills and Lawrence

169 The Donway, Toronto
January 13, 2016 12:18 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
While the Lawrence and Don Mills area might not come to mind as one of Toronto's high-rise development hotspots, the 1960s suburban low and mid-rise neighbourhood has been seeing significant ... read more

Second Phase of Sales to Launch for The Rosedale on Bloor

Rosedale on Bloor, SkyWatch Condos, Gupta Group, Page + Steele / IBI Group
January 13, 2016 10:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just a few months since the launch of the Rosedale on Bloor, the first phase of units have almost completely sold out and developer Gupta Group is preparing to launch SkyWatch ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 13, 2016

January 13, 2016 9:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Fate of Toronto’s Garden of the Greek Gods hangs in the balance; What if City Council actually talked about buses?; Metrolinx board of directors to discuss Crosstown station ... read more

Photo of the Day: Above South Core

Photo of the Day, Toronto, South Core, buildings, architecture
January 13, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's South Core area continues to grow as new buildings are added to the landscape. For years the area was little more than a collection of surface parking lots, though it has since grown to ... read more

Etobicoke South: Growth to Watch For in 2016

Riva del Lago, Toronto, by Monarch, Biddington
January 12, 2016 6:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Continuing our annual Growth to Watch For series, we continue west from our Entertainment District and Southwest Toronto coverage into South Etobicoke, bringing you an overview of the developments ... read more

Unique Attractions and Amenities at Lindvest's Sonic Condos

Sonic Condos, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Lindvest Properties
January 12, 2016 4:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Late last year we introduced Lindvest Properties' Sonic Condos, a new residential development that will bring 28 and 30-storey condominium towers to the intersection of Don Mills and ... read more

Cladding Progresses on U of T's Jackman Law Expansion

Jackman Law Expansion, U of T, Hariri Pontarini Architects, B+H, Toronto
January 12, 2016 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been several months since we last covered the construction of the University of Toronto's new $37.5 million expansion of the Jackman Law Building, set to add 66,000 square feet of ... read more

Exploring Wood-Frame with Quadrangle's Marco VanderMaas

January 12, 2016 11:47 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In 2014, the province announced significant changes to the Ontario Building Code (OBC), including allowing for new wood frame buildings to reach a height of up to six storeys. Since the updated ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 12, 2016

January 12, 2016 8:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx unveils downsized Davenport rail bridge designs; Toronto Community Housing needs $200 million from city; Canadian housing starts fall in December as condo ... read more

Photo of the Day: Bay Adelaide Centre

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Bay Adelaide Centre, buildings, architecture
January 12, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tenants are now in the process of moving in to the new 44-storey east tower of the Bay Adelaide Centre in Toronto's Financial District. The east tower and 50-storey west tower are both ... read more

North Addition Rising at U of T's Daniels Faculty of Architecture

U of T, Daniels Faculty of Architecture, 1 Spadina Crescent, Toronto, NADAAA
January 11, 2016 5:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
After years of neglect, the former home of Knox College at 1 Spadina Crescent is being transformed into the new home of U of T's John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and ... read more

Structural Upgrades Progressing for Residences of 488 University

Residences of 488 University Avenue, Amexon, Core, Toronto
January 11, 2016 3:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since the September installation of a tower crane atop the 1968-built Global House office building at 480 University Avenue, facade removal and structural reinforcement work have ... read more

Winning Entries Revealed for 2016 Winter Stations Competition

Aurora Borealis by Laurentian University. Sudbury, Ontario.
January 11, 2016 12:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following on a successful inaugural year, RAW Design, Ferris + Associates, and Curio's Winter Stations Design Competition is back for another year to transform lifeguard ... read more

Freed and CD Capital's 155 Redpath Reaches Grade

155 Redpath Condos, Toronto, architectsAlliance, Freed Developments
January 11, 2016 11:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been almost one year since the demolition of 3 detached and 8 semi-detached houses marked the start of work at Freed Developments and CD Capital's 155 Redpath, a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 11, 2016

January 11, 2016 8:39 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mount Dennis residents want greener tech for Eglinton LRT; New Toronto homeless shelter could open in Leslieville; TTC 2016 Budget Update; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Muted City

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, buildings, architecture
January 11, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Andrew Young, gives Toronto a cinematic feel with muted hues, facing north across the city from the L ... read more

Southwest Toronto: Growth to Watch For in 2016

King HighLine, Toronto, TACT Architecture
January 8, 2016 5:17 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On Tuesday, we kicked off the 2016 vintage of our annual Growth to Watch For series with an overview of development in Toronto's Entertainment District. Continuing this year's series, we move ... read more