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

March 14, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC proposes deeper discounts for college and university students; With Ford out of the running, Toronto mayoral race now wide open; Residents oppose plans to build meat ... read more

Photo of the Day: Downtown Burlington

Photo of the Day, Downtown Burlington, Bridgewater Residences
March 14, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial shot of Downtown Burlington, captured by drone and submitted to our Forum by contributor Jasonzed. This view faces northwest over the city's waterfront, ... read more

12-Storey Mixed-Use Project Proposed for King and Brant

544 King West, Toronto, Allied REIT, Great Gulf, Hariri Pontarini Architects
March 13, 2018 4:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Early this month, a plan was submitted to the City of Toronto seeking rezoning to permit a 12-storey, mixed-use building on a 2,917 m² site at 540-544 King Street West and 1 -7 Morrison ... read more

After Ed's: Demolition Continues at Mirvish Village Site

Mirvish Village, Westbank Corp, Henriquez Partners, Toronto
March 13, 2018 2:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The vacant site of Honest Ed's is turning heads at Toronto's Bathurst and Bloor intersection following the iconic retailer's recent demolition. The stored monument to kitsch was just one of many ... read more

Constructions Begins at Site of Tridel's Two-Tower Via Bloor

Via Bloor, Tridel, architectsAlliance, Toronto, Bloor, Parliament
March 13, 2018 11:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work is underway at the Bloor and Parliament streets site of Tridel's Via Bloor, a complex of 38 and 46-storey condominium towers. Designed by architectsAlliance, Via Bloor ... read more

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

March 13, 2018 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC internal report on fare evasion raises red flags over lost revenue; Toronto facing a massive $1.42 billion budget gap in five years; Eight times drivers couldn’t ... read more

Photo of the Day: Mercer Street Canyon

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Entertainment District
March 13, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the Bisha Hotel and Residences for a view of Toronto's Entertainment District. Facing east from atop the hotel and condo tower's podium, this view looks over ... read more

New 33-Storey Proposal at Dundas and River in Regent Park

Regent Park, Block 17S, Daniels, Quadrangle, Toronto
March 12, 2018 5:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Now three phases into its five-phase rebuild, Toronto's Regent Park neighbourhood continues to be re-made using a mixed-income model led by private developer The Daniels ... read more

Few Units Remain for Lifetime's Panda Condominiums

Panda Condominiums, Toronto, Lifetime, Turner Fleischer, Cecconi Simone
March 12, 2018 3:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A successful marketing run is bringing Lifetime Developments' Panda Condominiums closer to construction on Edward Street, just northwest of Toronto's bustling Yonge and Dundas ... read more

Contract Awarded for Upgrading Stouffville GO Line

Metrolinx contract for upgrading GO Stouffville rail corridor
March 12, 2018 11:16 am | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have awarded a fixed-price contract of $254.5 million to EllisDon Transit Infrastructure (EDTI) to design, build and finance infrastructure upgrades for ... read more

Devron Submits Plans for The Winslow on Yonge Near Lawrence

The Winslow, Devron, Quadrangle, Toronto
March 12, 2018 10:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Back in early 2013 in North Toronto, plans were revealed for an ambitious avant-garde condominium project at 2779 Yonge Street, a short distance south of Lawrence. The 10-storey residential ... read more

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

March 12, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
How rampant development and poor planning left residents of this Etobicoke neighbourhood stuck in traffic; Pedestrian deaths won’t end as long as Toronto panders to cars and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dundas Street

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Chinatown, Dundas Street West, 488 University
March 12, 2018 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Dundas Street West in Toronto's Chinatown. Captured from between Huron and Beverley Streets, this view from Forum contributor Lenser faces east towards ... read more

Growth to Watch for 2018: Yorkville, Bloor-Yonge & Rosedale

Scrivener Court, Diamond Corp, Tricon Capital, COBE, Graziani + Corazza, Toronto
March 9, 2018 6:15 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Our annual Growth to Watch For series has now finally circled back to the Downtown area, where development activity in the city is at its most intense. This instalment continues south from ... read more

Metrolinx Board Approves 2041 Regional Transportation Plan

Metrolinx approves Regional Transportation Plan 2041
March 9, 2018 5:54 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
You may be surprised to learn that Metrolinx supports extending the TTC's Sheppard subway. In fact, it supports building more than 100 rapid transit projects to improve connectivity ... read more

Towers Now Ascending at Greenland's King Blue Condos

King Blue Condos, Greenland Canada, IBI Group Architects, Toronto
March 9, 2018 12:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The next towers set to break into Toronto's Entertainment District skyline, construction is picking up speed at the site of Greenland Group's King Blue, 44 and 48-storey IBI ... read more

Previewing Suite Layouts at Tridel’s Auberge On The Park 2

Auberge On The Park, Tridel, Rowntree, Graziani + Corazza, Toronto
March 9, 2018 12:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sales are getting underway for the second phase of Tridel and Rowntree Enterprises' Auberge On The Park community, a redevelopment of the former Inn on the Park at ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 9, 2018

March 9, 2018 9:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Architect of Yonge-Dundas Square describes it as ‘extraordinarily ugly’; Our addiction to driving is costing lives, and more; Toronto Days photo exhibit brings city’s recent ... read more

Photo of the Day: Wellesley Additions

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
March 9, 2018 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of Toronto's Yonge and Wellesley area, captured from a high-rise condominium at Yonge and Bloor by Forum contributor Benito. This southeast-facing ... read more

19-Storey Arc Condo Rising at Mississauga's Daniels Erin Mills

Arc, Daniels Erin Mills, The Daniels Corporation, Kirkor, Mississauga
March 8, 2018 6:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier in the week, we took a look at what's coming next at Daniels Erin Mills in Mississauga—three towers in a new phase on the northeast corer of Erin Mills Parkway and Eglinton ... read more