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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 16, 2014

May 16, 2014 9:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mammoliti alleges Ford on crack during 2002 gaffe; Cineplex to introduce premium movie seating in Toronto; John Tory makes more campaign promises; and more news Global Cities experts speak — ... read more

Photo of the Day: TD Reflection

Photo of the Day, TD Centre
May 16, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Designed by the late architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the TD Centre brought the modern skyscraper to Toronto in 1968, and the now multi-towered complex still to this day remains one of the ... read more

Sleek Exterior Comes Together at Daniels' NY2 Condos in North York

NY2 Condominiums The Daniels Corporation Core Architects Rent to Own Toronto
May 15, 2014 5:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have paid close attention to the progress of The Daniels Corporation’s NY2 Condos, a 7-storey, Core Architects-designed condominium, now in its final stages ... read more

Doors Open 2014 Offers Rare Views Across Toronto

Doors Open 2014 Toronto Peter Gilgan Centre SickKids Building Observation
May 15, 2014 4:25 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Heads up for all of those who appreciate a good skyline view: keep May 24th and 25th open! Amongst the buildings that will open during the 15th Annual Doors Open ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Google Street View Time Machine

Throwback Thursday, Google Street View, Toronto
May 15, 2014 3:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the past several weeks, we have taken a look at some of the many profound changes that Toronto has seen just over the past few years. Throwback Thursday has become a pretty popular ... read more

Touring Lifetime's The Yorkville Condominiums

The Yorkville Condominiums, Lifetime Developments, Wallman Architects, Toronto
May 15, 2014 12:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping a close eye on Lifetime Developments' The Yorkville Condominiums for quite some time now. Heading for an ultimate height of 31 storeys, the Wallman ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For May 15, 2014

May 15, 2014 7:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Regent Park revitalization enters third phase; Booming core stirs envy but raises infrastructure concerns; Dancing crossing guard suspended; and more news... Council debates next step for ... read more

Photo of the Day: Unsurpassed

Photo of the Day, CN Tower
May 15, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Despite the intense high-rise growth Toronto has seen over the past several years, the CN Tower remains our tallest structure, and will likely hold the title for decades to come. In the ... read more

Symmetry Introducing 5468796 Architecture to Toronto

May 14, 2014 9:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Symmetry Developments in partnership with Fortress Real Developments are bringing 5468796, one of Canada's most exciting young architectural firms, to Toronto for the first time for a townhome ... read more

Demolition Work Begins for Phase Three at Regent Park

Regent Park Phase Three, The Daniels Corporation, Toronto Community Housing
May 14, 2014 7:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The third phase of Toronto's Regent Park Revitalization plan kicked off today as demolition commenced on a group of aging townhouses near Blevins Place and Shuter Street. The oldest and largest ... read more

Heritage Toronto Celebrates John B. Maclean House Preservation

The now restored Maclean House. Image by Marcus Mitanis, 05/12/14.
May 14, 2014 5:55 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
After years of concern over the fate of the former home of John Bayne Maclean, founder of Maclean’s magazine, Heritage Toronto unveiled a plaque commemorating the now restored house at 7 Austin ... read more

Aspen Ridge's Kettle Lakes Club to Bring Modern Towns to Richmond Hill

Kettle Lakes Club in Richmond Hill, by Aspen Ridge Homes
May 14, 2014 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For those who want contemporary style but prefer to live closer to nature, there have not been many choices in the Greater Toronto Area. There is an option now though, as suburban townhome living ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 14, 2014

May 14, 2014 8:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Councillors push for Ford conflict of interest probe to continue; Senators challenge CBC's report on salaries; TCHC caught in dismissal suits; and more news... Broadview Hotel’s sale will speed ... read more

Photo of the Day: Old Meets New

Photo of the Day, TTC subway trains
May 14, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the less than three years since the new Bombardier Toronto Rocket (TR) subway trains hit the rails on the TTC's Line 1, the new articulated trains now move most traffic on Line 1, while older ... read more

Construction Progressing on the TTC's Leslie Streetcar Barns

Leslie Barns Streetcar Maintenance and Storage Facility, TTC, Toronto
May 13, 2014 4:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With road testing already under way for the TTC's new Bombardier Flexity Outlook LRVs, construction is coming along on the massive new TTC streetcar maintenance and storage facility rising at the ... read more

Neighbouring Homeowners Assemble Land Parcel on Coxwell

Land assembly, parcel, 51-61 Coxwell Avenue, Ashland Avenue, Toronto
May 13, 2014 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The redevelopment of Toronto's low-rise residential neighbourhoods is more often than not a contentious issue for people living in such areas. While developers are the ones who typically incur the ... read more

INDX Condos Set to Climb into Financial Core Skyline

INDX Condos, Lifetime, Centrecourt Developments, Page+Steele/IBI Group
May 13, 2014 12:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
More around-the-clock life is coming to Toronto's Financial District as construction continues on INDX Condos. The residential tower by Lifetime Developments and CentreCourt ... read more

Streetcar Developments Purchases Broadview Hotel on Queen East

Broadview Hotel, Streetcar Developments, Jilly's Condos, Toronto
May 13, 2014 11:20 am | by Craig White | Comments
Streetcar Developments, responsible for such condo loft projects as The Carnaby at Queen and Dufferin and The Carlaw and The Taylor at Dundas and Carlaw, has purchased the historic Broadview Hotel ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 13, 2014

May 13, 2014 8:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Adam Vaughan to resign from City Council today; Lawyer urges the reopening of Rob Ford probe; Entertainment District homeless shelter cost over $12 million; and more news... Aggressive Rob Ford ... read more

Photo of the Day: Shift Change

Photo of the Day, Polson Pier
May 13, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Polson Pier in the Portlands area of Toronto remains a favourite vantage point of the city among photographers, tourists and just about everyone else who sets foot there. The large parking lot on ... read more