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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 28, 2018

March 28, 2018 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto council defers the vote on the north Yonge St. remake; If you want to be Toronto's mayor, the city will tell you how to run; Are rent-strikes the new war plan for ... read more

Photo of the Day: South Core Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, South Core, Ice Condos, Harbour Plaza
March 28, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day presents a skyline view of Toronto's South Core area. Submitted by Forum contributor Razz, this sunrise view was captured from the northwest, and shows recent additions ... read more

Growth to Watch For 2018: Downtown Toronto Core

Growth to Watch For 2018: Downtown Toronto Core
March 27, 2018 5:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the 20th and second last instalment of our Growth to Watch For 2018 series, we arrive in Toronto's Downtown Core, where some of the city's densest and tallest developments ... read more

Going TALL at Bloor and Bathurst, and Gearing Up for Hot Docs

New York and the World Trade Center: a still from TALL, image courtesy of Hot Do
March 27, 2018 2:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The southwest corner of Bloor and Bathurst streets in Toronto's Annex area will be getting some twenty-something tall buildings over the next few years, but in the next few days, The Ted Rogers ... read more

Public Feedback Sought on Oshawa's Streetscape Pilot Project

Subject area for King Street East streetscape project, image via City of Oshawa
March 27, 2018 11:57 am | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
The City of Oshawa is getting their own version of Toronto's King Street Pilot project, not through creating a streetcar priority corridor, but through changes to the space given over to parking ... read more

George Brown Interior Design Program Grows with Collaborations

George Brown Interior Design, part of School of Architectural Studies, Toronto
March 27, 2018 11:02 am | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
From retail to fashion, restaurants to office spaces—students at George Brown College’s Interior Design Technology Program in the School of Architectural Studies (SAS) are contributing fresh ideas ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 27, 2018

March 27, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ryerson transit expert challenges the TTC’s findings on the King St. pilot project; Toronto councillors protest decision to not debate city’s financial ... read more

Photo of the Day: R. C. Harris Water Treatment Plant

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, R. C. Harris Water Treatment Plant
March 27, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of Toronto's R. C. Harris Water Treatment Plant. Submitted by Forum contributor Jasonzed, this west-facing view looks over the 1932-1941-built ... read more

Closer to Reality: Relief Line Advances with Contract, Website

TTC, Metrolinx, City of Toronto advance plans for Relief Line subway
March 26, 2018 4:42 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
The Relief Line subway project has long been a slow train coming down the tracks for Toronto commuters. The City of Toronto has proposed building such a line—in one form or another—since 1910. A ... read more

Construction at Ground Level on MEC's New Queen West Store

MEC Queen Street (Mountain Equipment Coop), Broccolini, Toronto
March 26, 2018 4:20 pm | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
Construction is well underway at the site of MEC Queen Street (Mountain Equipment Coop) located at 300 Queen Street West. MEC will move its flagship Toronto store from King Street West three ... read more

Window Installation Starts as Bazis and Plaza's 1 Yorkville Rises

1 Yorkville, Bazis and Plaza, design by Roy Varacalli and ERA Architects Toronto
March 26, 2018 2:25 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Progress at 1 Yorkville has become more apparent in Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville skyline as the Bazis and Plaza condominium development continues its upward climb, though at 12-storeys, 1 ... read more

Fitzrovia Acquires The Waverley, Rental Project at 484 Spadina

484 Spadina, The Waverley, Fitzrovia, Kirkor, Toronto
March 26, 2018 11:58 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Plans have been advancing for a new tower set to rise at College and Spadina in Downtown Toronto. Mediated at the Ontario Municipal Board, approvals are now in place for a 15-storey primarily ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 26, 2018

March 26, 2018 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Road safety activists to hold ‘die-in’ at city hall; In a city desperate for more transit, for Toronto’s Little Jamaica it could be bad news; Work is set to begin on the New ... read more

Photo of the Day: View from Exhibit Residences

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Exhibit Residences, ROM
March 26, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from Forum contributor Yoshimura, who submitted a view of the Toronto skyline as seen from a south-facing unit at Exhibit Residences. Captured as dusk, this ... read more

Growth To Watch For 2018: U of T, West of Downtown

Theory Condos, Toronto, design by IBI Group for Parallax Investment Corporation
March 23, 2018 5:09 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We are back for another instalment of our Growth To Watch For, 2018 series. This segment continues on from our Downtown North tour, starting off in the University of Toronto's (U of T) St. ... read more

Residential Towers Rise Above Grade at Daniels Waterfront

Daniels Waterfront, Lighthouse Tower East and West, Giannone Petricone, Toronto
March 23, 2018 3:13 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With just a few months to go before the planned opening of 130 QQE at Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts, construction of the first phase office condominium building is wrapping up at ... read more

Work Progressing at Site of Waterworks Building Redevelopment

Waterworks Building redevelopment, MOD, Woodcliffe, Diamond Schmitt, Toronto
March 23, 2018 1:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work commenced in mid-2017 for MOD Developments and Woodcliffe Properties' redevelopment of the Waterworks Building at 505 Richmond Street West, in Toronto's trendy King West area. In the ... read more

55-Storey Mixed-Use Tower Proposed at 90 Eglinton East

90 Eglinton East, Madison Group, Teeple Architects, Toronto
March 23, 2018 10:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another high-rise proposal has been tabled for Midtown Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton area, adding to the long list of active and planned developments in the neighbourhood. An application was ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tory praises new rule that moves downtown Toronto roadwork to overnight; Thornhill Muslim community development to be appealed at OMB; Community 'hub' in east ... read more

Photo of the Day: Karma Condos

Photo of the Day, Karma Condos, architectsAlliance, Toronto
March 23, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a moody view of a condominium tower on Toronto's Grenville Street. Submitted by Forum contributor Tarazet, this view shows Lifetime ... read more