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Gairloch's 383 Sorauren Tops Off in Roncesvalles

383 Sorauren from Dundas West, Gairloch, Centrestone, architectsAlliance
February 12, 2016 5:10 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The charming west-end neighbourhood of Roncesvalles has something new to brag about. Boasting a strong assemblage of independent shops and restaurants, Roncesvalles is now home to a project by ... read more

A Moment of Equilibrium: Public Art Unveiled at Five St. Joseph

Five St. Joseph, Toronto, by MOD Developments, Graywood, Hariri Pontarini
February 12, 2016 4:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As Eldon Garnet's sculpture was unveiled at Toronto's Five St. Joseph condominium this morning, an irreducible narrative complexity was physically written into the streetscape. Artifacts of ... read more

MLSE LaunchPad to Animate Long Disused Retail Space on Jarvis

MLSE LaunchPad, Jarvis Street, Toronto
February 12, 2016 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
After two decades without a tenant, a retail space in the base of a Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) building at 261 Jarvis Street just north of Dundas, will finally come to life ... read more

New Rendering Highlights North Facade of Opearl's Sail Condos

Sail Condos, Opearl Developments, Keith Loffler McAlpine Architects, Toronto
February 12, 2016 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A newly-released rendering provides a view of Opearl Developments' Sail Condos from the northeast, placing the building into its context with the glimmering Downtown Toronto skyline ... read more

Public Input Sought on Future of Toronto Recreational Facilities

Public Input Sought on Future of Toronto Recreational Facilities
February 12, 2016 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Public recreational facilities such as sport fields, pools, community centres, and ice rinks are an important element in community building. New additions to the city including Regent Park's new ... read more

Sponsored Post: 5 Advantages to Renting Out Through a Property Management Company

5 Advantages to Renting Out Through a Property Management Company
February 12, 2016 10:00 am | by Editor | Comments
With Toronto's perpetually low vacancy rates, renting out a condo for an extra income stream—and to put one more good landlord into the mix!—makes a lot of sense: enough that buckets of local ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for February 12, 2016

February 12, 2016 9:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
More TTC subway closures coming in the spring; Old Toronto homes line up for the Century House stamp; Proposed changes to noise bylaw has people sounding off; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Chester Hill Lookout

Photo of the Day, Chester Hill Lookout, Toronto
February 12, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
One of Toronto photographers' best kept secrets can be found just east of the Don Valley, a few blocks north of Danforth Avenue. The Chester Hill Lookout offers panoramic views overlooking the ... read more

The One to Feature Innovative 'Sefar AG' Glazing System

The One, Toronto, by Mizrahi Developments, Foster + Partners, Core Architects
February 11, 2016 5:22 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
New renderings of Toronto's tallest proposed building are continuing to reveal new—and evolving—design details of Mizrahi Developments' much-anticipated Foster + Partners-designed project, The ... read more

Bridgepoint Hospital Unites Healthcare with Arts

February 11, 2016 4:45 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
The hospital model, like most other forms of institutional architecture, is constantly being revised and remodeled. Bridgepoint Hospital is an exemplar of this with its state-of-the-art ... read more

Virtual Tour Highlights Model Suite for Diam's On The Danforth

On The Danforth, Diam Developments, onespace, esQape design, Toronto
February 11, 2016 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sales are well underway for Diam Developments' On the Danforth Condos, a 10-storey condominium development featuring a design by architects Onespace Unlimited, planned for a quiet ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Sherbourne South of Adelaide

Throwback Thursday, King, Sherbourne, Toronto
February 11, 2016 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The gentrification of east-downtown Toronto communities like the Old Town of York has come a long way in recent years, bringing new investment, businesses, and residents to areas of the city ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for February 11, 2016

February 11, 2016 8:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx may lower fare for Union Pearson Express train; How Toronto's CityPlace built a community in the sky; TTC stations display student’s art for NBA All-Star ... read more

Photo of the Day: Burlington's Brant Street Pier

Photo of the Day, Burlington, waterfront, design
February 11, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Opened in 2013, the Brant Street Pier is a popular destination on the Burlington Waterfront. Extending 137 metres over Lake Ontario on a curved path from Burlington's Spencer Smith Park, the ... read more

BioSteel Centre Officially Opens Ahead of NBA All-Star Weekend

BioSteel Centre, Baldwin & Franklin Architects, Guernsey, MLSE, Toronto
February 10, 2016 5:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since the team's inception in 1995, the NBA's Toronto Raptors haven’t had an official purpose-built training facility to call their own. With the clock ticking down to the NBA All-Star Weekend, ... read more

Greenery and Outdoor Amenities a Focal Point for Sonic Condos

Sonic Condos, Toronto, by Lindvest Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group
February 10, 2016 4:51 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Located just southeast of Don Mills and Eglinton, Lindvest Properties' Sonic Condos is joining one of Toronto's up and coming development nodes, with the 30 and 28-storey towers poised to add new ... read more

Metrolinx Studies Options for GO RER / SmartTrack Integration

A GO train rushes past Toronto's St. Joseph Hospital, image by Vik Pahwa
February 10, 2016 3:38 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In advance of Metrolinx's February 10th Board of Directors meeting, the provincial transit agency released a report outlining the options for integration of the GO RER network with SmartTrack. ... read more

Heartwood The Beach: Sustainable Features, Natural Design

Heartwood The Beach, Quadrangle, Fieldgate, Hullmark, Toronto
February 10, 2016 11:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's ongoing building boom has been typified by concrete construction, becoming the de facto building medium for new development. While concrete and steel will remain the preferred methods ... read more

A First Look at University Studios' Space-Saving Interiors

University Studios, Oshawa, by Podium Developments, Building Capital, Wallman
February 10, 2016 11:00 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Located near the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) and Durham College, Podium Developments and Building Capital's University Studios is introducing a new student living typology ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for February 10, 2016

February 10, 2016 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ryerson makes moves to restore Sam the Record Man sign; Mayor and minister offer show of unity on SmartTrack and GO expansion; At ground level, Toronto’s soaring skyline ... read more