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Photo of the Day: City Centre

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
July 15, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For yesterday's Photo of the Day, we highlighted an amazing aerial image of downtown Toronto captured by Mafaldaboy on a recent flight over the city. That shot wasn't the only great aerial photo ... read more

Excavation Progressing at Concert's 88 Scott Street

88 Scott Street condos, Toronto, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group
July 14, 2014 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The excavation at the site of Concert Properties' 88 Scott, a 58-storey, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed condominium tower soon to rise from the corner of ... read more

Tower Floors Rising at Backstage on The Esplanade

Backstage Esplanade, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint, Page + Steele, Toronto
July 14, 2014 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Located across the street to the south of the Sony Centre and L Tower, the construction of Backstage On The Esplanade by developers Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook ... read more

299 Roehampton Avenue Bringing New Rentals to Midtown

Construction at 299 Roehampton as of July 14, 2014, Toronto
July 14, 2014 12:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Just to the northeast of Eglinton and Mount Pleasant Avenues is the corner of Roehampton and Rawlinson Avenues. To the east are single family homes and to the north is Northern Secondary School, ... read more

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

July 14, 2014 7:41 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Eglinton redevelopment project part of the ‘war on cars,’ Ford brothers say; How Han Dong painted Trinity-Spadina Liberal red; Fort York hopes music fests and fun events ... read more

Photo of the Day: Flying Over Toronto

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, aerial view
July 14, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been treated to some amazing photography over the past couple of days, courtesy of Forum member and Flickr contributor Mafaldaboy, who recently took a flight over the city and ... read more

The Berwick and Citytowns Making Progress near Yonge and Eglinton

The Berwick and CityTowns, Andrin Homes, Brown Group, Page + Steele/IBI Group
July 11, 2014 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been closely following the construction of The Berwick and CityTowns by Andrin Homes and The Brown Group of Companies, a 17-storey, Page + Steele / IBI ... read more

Heritage Toronto Honours Cecil Street with Commemorative Plaque

The plaque is officially unveiled, image by Marcus Mitanis
July 11, 2014 1:30 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Heritage Toronto and the Ontario Jewish Archives unveiled a plaque on Wednesday commemorating the history of institutions on Cecil Street, located just east of Spadina Avenue and south of College ... read more

Sam The Record Man Sign Officially Moving to Dundas Square

Sam The Record Man Dundas Square Toronto Ontario Neon
July 11, 2014 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Ryerson Student Learning Centre is making quite the impact on the corner of Yonge and Gould Streets, and while the new landmark brings a bold architectural statement to the Downtown Yonge ... read more

Construction Progressing at Studio and Studio2 on Richmond

Studio Richmond Street Downtown Toronto Condos Aspen Homes
July 11, 2014 10:30 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
We have been closely following the construction of Studio and Studio2 on Richmond, a new twin-towered condominium development by Aspen Ridge Homes rising in Toronto's ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 11, 2014

July 11, 2014 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GTA cricket fans closer to domed stadium; Pan Am countdown clock unveiled; Doug Ford rejects claim that mayor is in touch with accused drug dealer; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Rainbow Tunnel

Photo of the Day, Rainbow tunnel
July 11, 2014 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
While it is hardly a landmark, many Torontonians are familiar with the rainbow-painted pedestrian tunnel which passes below a rail line east of the DVP near Lawrence Avenue, providing a ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Officially Opens Corktown Common

Corktown Common, Waterfront Toronto
July 10, 2014 3:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Downtown Toronto's newest park has seen an overwhelmingly positive reception since its soft opening last Summer, and after a ribbon cutting ceremony this morning, the 18 acre Corktown Common is ... read more

Landmark Mirvish+Gehry Development Approved by City

Mirvish + Gehry Toronto, Projectcore Inc., Gehry Partners
July 10, 2014 2:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's next major landmark is one step closer to fruition thanks to today's vote at City Council supporting Toronto Planning staff's recommendations to approve the current application plan for ... read more

Queen Richmond Centre West Continues to Take Shape

Queen Richmond Centre West Toronto Ontario Downtown
July 10, 2014 1:30 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Over a decade ago, the intersection of Richmond and Peter was very different from what it is today. Back in the 1990s, the area was filled with bars and clubs on all four corners, but today you ... read more

Throwback Thursday: King and Berkeley

Throwback Thursday, 54 Berkeley, Toronto
July 10, 2014 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Many of our recent Throwback Thursday articles have focused on dramatic changes in density and height, but it is smaller infill projects that have had the biggest impact on our city streets. In ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 10, 2014

July 10, 2014 7:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Captain John’s ship may be sold, for real this time; Toronto Pan Am Games countdown begins; Ford stays in seat for Pride ovation, brushes off homophobia charges; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Shangri-La

Photo of the Day, Shangri-La
July 10, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's building boom has brought about the construction of a number of high-rise condominiums and hotels in the downtown core, and the landscape continues to be transformed by new development. ... read more

VHL's 2150 Rising at Birchmount and Lawrence

2150 Condos, VHL Developments, Master Building Inc, Scarborough
July 9, 2014 4:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the cost of housing in the downtown core at near-record highs, first-time home buyers are looking to the east, west and north for better value in the housing market. VHL Developments ... read more

New Renderings Show Evolving Design of Symmetry's The Tree House

The Tree House by 5468796 Architecture for Symmetry Developments
July 9, 2014 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Town home developments are becoming more and more popular within the GTA and the design of most tend to fall on the conservative side. Never afraid to stray outside architectural ... read more