Toronto Raptors Training Centre Taking Shape at Exhibition Place

Toronto, Raptors, Training Facility, MLSE, Exhibition Place
August 7, 2015 3:42 pm | by Edvard Bruun | Comments
Last summer City Council approved the plans for a new $30 million practice facility for the Toronto Raptors to be located at Exhibition Place adjacent to Medieval Times. The building, designed by ... read more

Gairloch's 383 Sorauren Reaches Grade in Roncesvalles

383 Sorauren, architectsAlliance, Gairloch, Centrestone Urban Developments
August 7, 2015 1:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction work at the Roncesvalles site of 383 Sorauren Avenue has reached a milestone, with work now under way on the ground floor of the 10-storey, architectsAlliance-designed ... read more

New Oakville Hospital Reaches Substantial Completion

Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Parkin Architects, Adamson Associates
August 7, 2015 11:32 am | by Brianne Benness | Comments
The new Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital reached substantial completion on July 31st, just one day after the new Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness topped off in Brampton. ... read more

Sponsored Post: What Toronto’s Median Sale Price Buys You in 5 Other Ontario Cities

What Toronto’s Median Sale Price Buys You in 5 Other Ontario Cities
August 7, 2015 9:22 am | by Editor | Comments
Toronto’s real estate market continues to heat up. According to data provided by CREA, the median sale price for single family detached homes is now at $685,000, an 11.8% Y-o-Y increase, and also ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 7, 2015

August 7, 2015 8:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Remade Front Street a road to enlightenment; Dead rail lines, lost streets, and more Toronto oddities; Torontonians get a chance to adopt a street tree with new program; ... read more

Photo of the Day: Bridgepoint Hospital Facade

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Bridgepoint Hospital
August 7, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, HDR Architects, KPMB Architects, and Stantec, the ten-storey Bridgepoint Hospital has won multiple awards, and has been ... read more

Centennial's Ashtonbee Campus Reveals its Dramatic Transformation

Centennital College, Ashtonbee Campus Renwal, MJM Architects
August 6, 2015 4:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With a flurry of (mostly) Downtown high-rise construction occupying the last decade's civic imagination, we are occasionally guilty of overlooking the positive urbanism initiatives that have taken ... read more

Malmö’s Turning Torso Wins 10 Year Award from CTBUH

Turning Torso, Malmö, Santiago Calatrava, CTBUH
August 6, 2015 4:15 pm | by Brianne Benness | Comments
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has chosen the Turning Torso in Malmö, Sweden as the winner of the 2015 10 Year Award. This award recognizes the 54-storey skyscraper’s ... read more

Previewing the Suites at First Avenue's W Towns

W Towns, pml.A, First Avenue Properties, Toronto
August 6, 2015 3:26 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the development now 60% sold, construction of First Avenue Properties’ W Towns is imminent on Weston Road north of Lawrence. The dark brick-clad urban townhome ... read more

Excavation Underway for Redesigned Rental Tower at 43 Gerrard

43 Gerrard West rentals, GWL Realty Advisors, Toronto
August 6, 2015 1:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
In June 2012 UrbanToronto featured an article about the then current plans for a rental tower at Bay and Gerrard by GWL Realty Advisors. The 50-storey proposal featured a provocative ... read more

Aerial Photography Offers New Views of Waterlink at Pier 27

Waterlink at Pier 27, Cityzen, Fernbrook, architectsAlliance, Toronto
August 6, 2015 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been closely following the construction of Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes' Waterlink at Pier 27 from the start of excavation in 2010, through visits to the site when ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Humber Bay Shores Skyline

Throwback Thursday, Humber Bay Shores skyline, Toronto
August 6, 2015 10:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's high-rise development boom has dramatically altered many areas around the city with the addition of new towers, bringing with them new residents and businesses. The Humber Bay Shores ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 6, 2015

August 6, 2015 8:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto condo vacancy drops as units become lowrise alternatives; Toronto library to roll out book-lending machine at Union Station; On transit, Torontonians may be ... read more

Photo of the Day: South Core Fish-Eye

Photo of the Day, Toronto, South Core, city, urban
August 6, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The rapid growth of Toronto's new South Core area continues to replace unused space with new towers, businesses, and residents. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to ... read more

Bjarke Ingels Group to design Westbank-Allied Project on King West

489-539 King St. West, Allied, Westbank, Bjarke Ingels
August 5, 2015 7:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Danish starchitect Bjarke Ingels' firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has been retained as the design architect for a new joint-venture development by Westbank Corp and Allied Properties ... read more

Plans Revealed for West Block Development at Loblaws Lake Shore

West Block, Loblaws, ArchitectsAlliance, Page + Steele, ERA Architects
August 5, 2015 4:00 pm | by Brianne Benness | Comments
Choice Properties REIT and Wittington Properties Limited unveiled updated plans for the Loblaws Groceterias building at Lake Shore and Bathurst today during a ceremony honouring the preservation ... read more

The Kip District Bringing Urban Living to Etobicoke

The Kip District, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects
August 5, 2015 3:32 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With Etobicoke's Six Points Interchange—which epitomized the car-oriented culture that has 'driven' life in Toronto's West End for decades—and the surrounding area now becoming reconfigured and ... read more

Introducing Madison Homes's Briar Hill City Towns

Briar Hill City Towns, Kirkor Architects, Madison Homes, Toronto
August 5, 2015 1:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Madison Homes' planned redevelopment of a mid-sized site at the intersection of Dufferin Street and Briar Hill Avenue will bring a major shot of new life to an area straddling the border between ... read more

Introducing Opearl's Sail Condominiums in Scarborough

Sail Condominiums, Keith Loffler McAlpine Architects, Opearl Developments
August 5, 2015 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New developments are in the works for Sheppard Avenue East in North York and Scarborough, an area of the city that has been subject to a notable population boom fueled by condominium construction ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 5, 2015

August 5, 2015 9:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Many want another look at Scarborough subway; GO Transit’s concourse at Union Station to close Aug. 16; Private Zipcars, hidden kitchens, and more killer features coming ... read more