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Daniels Waterfront Bringing Mixed-Use Density to Queens Quay

Daniels Waterfront condos, office, retail, Toronto, Daniels Corporation
July 28, 2015 12:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since the project was announced and ground was broken earlier this year, demolition, shoring, and excavation work has been progressing quickly at the site of Daniels Waterfront: City of the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 28, 2015

July 28, 2015 9:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Majority of Torontonians support city’s bid for the Olympics; More frequent "off-peak" service, shorter wait times for 33 TTC routes; HOV lane rules relaxing to allow two ... read more

Photo of the Day: GO Together

Photo of the Day, Toronto, GO Transit, trains
July 28, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GO Transit's trains currently move approximately 187,000 riders on the average weekday, and the green and white train sets are a very familiar sight on Toronto's rail corridors. With the region's ... read more

Crane Rises over DUKE Condos Construction Site in The Junction

DUKE Condos, Toronto, TAS, Quadrangle Architects
July 27, 2015 6:10 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Beyond Toronto's rapidly densifying Downtown core of assertively tall skyscrapers and iconic high-rises, the surrounding urban landscape is gradually becoming peppered with mid-rise construction, ... read more

Symmetry Developments' Origami Lofts Taking Shape on Bathurst

Origami Condos, Teeple Architects, Symmetry Developments, Toronto
July 27, 2015 5:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been five and a half months since we covered demolition at the site of Symmetry Developments' Origami, a new Teeple Architects-designed mid-rise on Bathurst Street, north of ... read more

CN Tower Fireworks Show Marks Official Close of Pan Am Games

CN Tower, Fireworks, Pan Am Games, Toronto
July 27, 2015 2:43 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Photographers were out in droves and kids were out far past their bedtimes last night, as crowds gathered at vantage points around the city to witness the Pan Am Games close with a bang, or in ... read more

FIVE Condos' Unique Glazing Installed as Construction Progresses

FIVE Condos, Toronto by MOD, Graywood, FIVE St. Joseph Developments
July 27, 2015 11:45 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
When we last checked in on the construction progress of FIVE Condos on St, Joseph Street, the restored storefront and factory facades on Yonge and St. Joseph streets were revealed for the first ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 27, 2015

July 27, 2015 8:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
How more drivers can use HOV lanes starting Tuesday; The man behind the star of Pan Am: CN Tower fireworks; Toronto tenants band together, receive settlement after company removes ... read more

Photo of the Day: Cherry Street Bascule Bridge

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Cherry Street Strauss Trunnion Bascule Bridge
July 27, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Cherry Street's path through Toronto's industrial Port Lands includes two bascule bridges. The smaller of the two bridges, known as the Cherry Street lift bridge, carries traffic over the Keating ... read more

Many New Condominiums Planned for Bayview and Sheppard

Lotus Condos, Kirkor, Chestnut Hill Developments, Fortress RDI
July 24, 2015 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Close to one of Toronto's premier mid-size malls, offering proximity to Highways 401, 404, and the Don Valley Parkway, and right on the Sheppard Subway line, developers and purchasers are being ... read more

The Madison Grows Taller on Eglinton Avenue

The Madison, Kirkor Architects, Madison Homes, Toronto
July 24, 2015 2:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge-Eglinton skyline is looking a fair bit denser as work progresses on Madison Homes' The Madison, a Kirkor Architects-designed development consisting of 33 and 36-storey ... read more

Broadview Hotel Rebuild Kickstarting Riverside Transformation

Broadview Hotel, ERA Architects, Streetcar Developments, Toronto, Riverside
July 24, 2015 12:00 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
One of Toronto's iconic heritage buildings is finally being revitalized as work is underway at the New Broadview Hotel on the corner of Queen Street and Broadview Avenue in Toronto's Riverside ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 24, 2015

July 24, 2015 9:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ridesharing apps could finally be carpooling’s coming of age; Why is Hamilton’s bike sharing scheme more popular than Toronto’s?; TTC wants to split King streetcar route ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ismaili Centre Reflection

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Aga Khan Museum, Ismaili Centre, architecture
July 24, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The new Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre has added two cultural and architectural landmarks to northeastern Toronto. The Ismaili Centre component, designed by Charles Correa ... read more

Great Design Marks Great Gulf's Monde Condos Inside and Out

Monde, Great Gulf Homes, Moshe Safdie, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
July 23, 2015 5:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The April groundbreaking ceremony at the site of Great Gulf Homes' Monde Condominiums marked the official start for the long-awaited waterfront residential development. The ... read more

City Seeks Feedback on Draft Map of Toronto-Wide Cycling Network

Toronto Cycling Network Plan, Bicycle Lanes, Toronto
July 23, 2015 4:28 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
As part of the development of its 10-year Cycling Network Plan, the City of Toronto is asking for pubic input on its interactive draft map of proposed bike routes and areas of study. The map is a ... read more

Avani Closing in on Final Height as Second Phase Sales Continue

Avani at Metrogate Condos Toronto, Tridel, Graziani + Corazza Architects
July 23, 2015 2:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the Kennedy and Highway 401 area of Scarborough, construction of Tridel's Avani is fast progressing, as sales continue on the development's second phase, Avani2. Together, the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 8 Trefann Street

8 Trefann Street, Corktown, Stanford Downey Architect, Toronto
July 23, 2015 10:54 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
One notable house in Toronto's Corktown neighbourhood has seen its fair share of attention in architecture communities since being constructed in 2005-2006. Designed by Stanford Downey ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for July 23, 2015

July 23, 2015 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s Union Pearson Express doesn’t allow bikes on board; Temporary HOV lanes installed for Pan Am Games could be turned into toll lanes; Wynne, Tory begin ... read more

Photo of the Day: Varsity Blues

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Varsity Stadium
July 23, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto's Varsity Stadium is an important landmark on Bloor Street West, having hosted several important cultural and sporting events over the years, including the legendary ... read more