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44-Storey Condo Tower Proposed on Mt. Pleasant near Eglinton

808 Mt. Pleasant Road, Streetwise Capital, Sweeny &Co, Toronto
November 28, 2017 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Midtown Toronto's intersection of Mt. Pleasant and Eglinton is a few years away from the opening of a Crosstown LRT station, priming the area for greater densities. Just north of the future ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 28, 2017

November 28, 2017 8:43 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With Byford out and a new leader incoming — Metro asks what will bring real change to the TTC?; Montreal vote result shows why Toronto’s John Tory may be vulnerable in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Riverside Square

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Riverside Square, Streetcar, Dream
November 28, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of the construction site for Streetcar Developments and Dream's Riverside Square, taking shape near Queen and the Don ... read more

CityAge 2017: Technology, Partnerships and Inclusivity

Looking east through the Rail Deck Park concept proposal, City of Toronto
November 27, 2017 5:52 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Last week’s CityAge Conference in Toronto brought together acclaimed speakers, urbanists, mayors and enthusiasts from across Canada and the United States to the MaRS Discovery District. The ... read more

City Hosting Consultation on Laneway Housing This Week

Laneway housing, Toronto, City Planning
November 27, 2017 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
High-rise development is an important tool in fighting urban sprawl, often touted as the only real solution to Toronto's increasing population and decreasing developable land, and while it is ... read more

Salvation Army Seeks More Density for 1132 Broadview Site

1132 Broadview, Salvation Army, ERA Architects, Bousfields, Toronto
November 27, 2017 2:17 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
On behalf of the Salvation Army, Dentons Canada LLP have submitted an Official Plan Amendment application to the City of Toronto to re-designate the property at 1132 Broadview Avenue from ... read more

Demolition Soon to Allow Avenue & Park Construction

Avenue & Park, Stafford, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
November 27, 2017 12:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following last month's report that Avenue & Park, a new condo and retail building from Stafford Developments and Greybrook Realty Partners, was recommended for ... read more

E Condos Adding Bold Red Band to Toronto's Midtown Skyline

E Condos, Rosario Varacalli, Toronto, Bazis, Metropia, RioCan
November 27, 2017 10:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A bold band of colour has been introduced to the largely beige and gray-hued skyline of Toronto's Yonge-Eglinton area, one of the latest milestones in the construction ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 27, 2017

November 27, 2017 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Province should take over TTC and other cities’ transit systems, says Toronto Region Board of Trade; How a strip of warehouses in Toronto became a ... read more

Photo of the Day: One Bloor East

Photo of the Day, Toronto, One Bloor East, Great Gulf, Hariri Pontarini
November 27, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Great Gulf's 76-storey One Bloor East condominium tower at Toronto's Yonge and Bloor intersection. Submitted to the One Bloor East Forum ... read more

Shoring Begins for St. Lawrence Condos on Front Street

St. Lawrence Condos, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Toronto, architectsAllliance
November 24, 2017 4:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been almost a full six years since the former Greyhound Bus Parcel Express depot was demolished at the northwest corner of Toronto's Sherbourne and Front intersection. Following a ... read more

Toronto Launches Smart Traffic Signals Pilot

Intersections included in the Meadowlands Adaptive Signal System
November 24, 2017 3:12 pm | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
Today the City of Toronto launched a pilot project to implement smart traffic signals at 22 intersections across the city. The pilot project is actually two separate simultaneous pilots, with two ... read more

Previewing the Sales Centre for Daniels DuEast in Regent Park

Daniels Corporation, DuEast Condominiums, Toronto, Core Architects
November 24, 2017 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month, we got our first look inside the presentation centre for The Daniels Corporation's DuEast Condominiums, the latest market condominium development being built as part of the ... read more

City of Vaughan Presents 2017 Urban Design Awards

Vaughan Urban Design Awards, 2017
November 24, 2017 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With a new subway station opening at Highway 7 and Jane in less than a month, and high-rise developments popping into the skyline of the suburban city north of Toronto, the City of Vaughan is ... read more

Cranes in Place for Canoe Landing Centre at Concord CityPlace

Canoe Landing Centre, CityPlace, ZAS Architects, Planning Partnership, Toronto
November 24, 2017 10:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following an official ground breaking ceremony held this past September, construction activity is heating up for Canoe Landing Centre, a long anticipated missing link for families living in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 24, 2017

November 24, 2017 8:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Could crewless ships soon sail on the Great Lakes?; Toronto residents input sought on laneway housing; Toronto adds finance jobs while New York loses; and more news: New plaza ... read more

Photo of the Day: Corktown Common

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Corktown Common, Canary District, West Don Lands
November 24, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of one of Toronto's newest public spaces. Captured with a drone and submitted by Forum contributor skycandy, this shot shows Corktown ... read more

Next Steps for SmartTrack, Eglinton West LRT Projects

Map of the future St. Clair SmartTrack station
November 23, 2017 5:42 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Next week, the City of Toronto's Executive Committee will consider a City staff report recommending the next steps for two linked projects; SmartTrack, and the westward extension of the ... read more

Mid-Rise Condo Proposed at 145 Sheppard Avenue East

145 Sheppard Avenue East, Zentil Property Management, Graziani + Corazza
November 23, 2017 3:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A proposal submitted to the City of Toronto's Planning Department earlier this month seeks an Official Plan Amendment, Zoning Bylaw Amendments, and Site Plan Approval to replace an existing ... read more

Condo and Seniors Residence Proposed on Finch at Weston

2370 Finch West, HS4 Finch Investments Inc., Icon Architects, Toronto
November 23, 2017 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A proposal has been tabled in Toronto's Emery Village neighbourhood, just west of on Weston Road on Finch Avenue. The plan from HS4 Finch Investments Inc. and designed by Icon ... read more