58-Storey Rental Tower Proposed in St. James Town

601 Sherbourne St. St James Town Redevelopment, Toronto
November 4, 2015 2:52 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
The Toronto neighbourhood of St. James Town, located just south of Bloor Street between Sherbourne and Parliament Streets, has amongst the highest residential densities in the country, and yet ... read more

Interrogating the Urban Future at ULI's Toronto Symposium

Urban Land Institute, Toronto Symposium 2015
November 4, 2015 12:54 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
This week, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) hosted its inaugural Toronto Symposium, bringing together hundreds of professionals and urban thinkers from around the world to create new dialogues in ... read more

ELAD's Emerald City Continues to Grow with Fifth on the Park

Fifth on the Park, ELAD Canada, WZMH Architects, Toronto
November 4, 2015 10:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We are learning more about Fifth on the Park, the fifth residential tower planned for ELAD Canada's master-planned Emerald City community, as the developer releases more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for November 4, 2015

November 4, 2015 9:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario government shaves $2-billion off Eglinton Crosstown LRT price tag; Brampton should not count on LRT funding, says minister; What You Need to Know About Toronto’s ... read more

Photo of the Day: Corktown Common

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Corktown Common, West Don Lands
November 4, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The recent 2015 Pan and Parapan Am Games has left quite the legacy. The games fast-tracked the long-awaited redevelopment of the barren West Don Lands, while also bringing new infrastructure and ... read more

Crosslinx Signs Contract for Eglinton Crosstown Delivery

The revised station names, image courtesy of Metrolinx
November 3, 2015 4:52 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
With a target completion date of 2021, Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario have made another step forward in delivering the Crosstown LRT. Crosslinx Transit ... read more

On Site at Studio2 in the Entertainment District

Studio and Studio2, Toronto, by Aspen Ridge Homes, Quadrangle Architects
November 3, 2015 4:15 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Recently, UrbanToronto toured the nearly-complete Studio on Richmond, taking in the amenity areas and penthouse views of the 31-storey tower. While the building's first residents are already ... read more

City of Toronto Named Finalist for C40 Cities Awards

City of Toronto Named Finalist for C40 Cities Awards
November 3, 2015 3:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto is being honoured as a finalist in the upcoming C40 Cities Awards, planned to take place on December 3rd 2015 in Paris during the COP21 climate negotiations. The awards, a ... read more

Adi's Nautique Lakefront Residences Hosts VIP Preview Launch

Nautique Lakefront Residences, Adi Developments, RAW Design
November 3, 2015 12:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Plans are in motion for a new 26-storey condominium tower at the intersection of Lakeshore Road East and Martha Street in Downtown Burlington. Adi Development Group's Nautique Lakefront ... read more

New Renderings for Scala by Tridel Highlight Amenities

Scala, Tridel, Wallman Architects, Leslie and Sheppard, Toronto
November 3, 2015 11:18 am | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Since our last update on Scala by Tridel, a series of new renderings, mostly of interior common spaces and amenity rooms, have been released. The highly-detailed renderings include several images ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for November 3, 2015

November 3, 2015 8:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Study takes hard look at ‘well-being’ of Vaughan; How City Council Procedure Works; Federal Liberals reaffirm rejection of island-airport jets; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Autumn Sunrise Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, sunrise, autumn
November 3, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The mercury is dropping and Torontonians are bracing for another six months of hibernation while still enjoying the crisp fall air and changing colours. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted ... read more

Lower Units Coming Together at Gairloch's 383 Sorauren

383 Sorauren Avenue, Gairloch, Centrestone, Toronto
November 2, 2015 5:11 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Construction at 383 Sorauren Avenue continues at a strong pace as concrete reaches the third floor of the 10-storey condominium by Gairloch Developments and Centrestone ... read more

More Details Emerge on Massive 81-141 Bay Street Development

Bay Park Centre, Hines, Ivanhoé-Cambridge, Wilkinson Eyre, Toronto, 81-141 Bay
November 2, 2015 2:54 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
New details have been revealed through planning documents of the proposed Phase 2 of the Bay Park Centre at 141 Bay Street, one of downtown Toronto's most anticipated new office developments. ... read more

First Public Consultation Held for 75 The Esplanade

75 The Esplanade, architectsAlliance
November 2, 2015 11:42 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
More details regarding a proposed 34-storey condominium at 75 The Esplanade have been unveiled. Currently occupied by a surface commercial parking lot, the southwest corner of Church Street ... read more

Topping Off October 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off October 2015
November 2, 2015 10:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Time to round up another month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk in Toronto, with a look at our hottest news stories, dataBase files, and Forum threads from the month of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for November 2, 2015

November 2, 2015 8:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Riders mock 'ridiculous' names for Eglinton LRT stops; Coalition of economists prescribes road tolls as a solution to congestion; Toronto taxi base fares drop by $1; and more ... read more

Photo of the Month: Great Hall

Photo of the Month, Union Station, Great Hall, Chad Wanyou, Toronto
November 2, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's time again for our Photo of the Month! At the beginning of every month, we bring back the highest rated Photo of the Day selection of the previous 4 weeks, along with the runner up, based on ... read more

More Details Emerge Regarding Proposed King & Dufferin Development

Core Architects, 1182 & 1221 King Street, Lifetime Developments, king & dufferin
October 30, 2015 3:17 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
During a community consultation meeting held last night in Parkdale, Ward 14 Councillor Gord Perks, community planner Alice Hug, Bousfields planner Peter Smith and Core Architects' Charles Gane ... read more

Siamak Hariri Lecture Opens New Architecture Exhibit at Ryerson's Cocker Gallery

Bahá'í Temple of South America, image courtesy of Hariri Pontarini
October 30, 2015 2:08 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On October 29th, Siamak Hariri took to the podium at Ryerson's School of Architecture to introduce the Paul H. Cocker Gallery's new exhibit, which celebrates the design evolution and engineering ... read more