Photo of the Day: Gardiner Fisheye

Fisheye-view of the Gardiner Expressway, image by Dan Sedran via Instagram
October 27, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features fisheye-lens view of Toronto's Gardiner Expressway at Lower Simcoe Street. Shared by Dan Sedran via Instagram, this night view gives the viewer a first ... read more

Mixed-Use Mid-Rise Proposed for 1326-1328 Wilson Avenue

1326-1328 Wilson Avenue Condos, Toronto, AJ Tregabov Architects
October 26, 2016 5:15 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
In a car-dominated area in North York, suburban-style strip plazas with surface parking jostle with mid-rise apartments and older single family homes along Wilson Avenue. It's a street that's in ... read more

Below Grade Forming Underway at Lotus Condos in North York

Lotus Condos, Chestnut Hill, Fortress RDI, Kirkor, Toronto
October 26, 2016 4:34 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been closely following the construction of Chestnut Hill Developments and Fortress Real Developments' Lotus Condos, a 12-storey Kirkor Architects Planners-designed ... read more

Ryerson Architecture Lecture Series: Pascall Rollet

Pascal Rollet, Lipsky+Rollet Architectes
October 26, 2016 4:12 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
The Department of Architectural Science at Ryerson University will continue its lecture series, with a guest speaker from Paris, France; Pascal Rollet. Along with Florence Lipsky, he is a founding ... read more

Condo and Townhomes Coming to Lawrence and Birchmount

evo Condos + Towns, Toronto, by Lalu Canada
October 26, 2016 11:45 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following the Greenland Group's much-publicized entry to the Toronto market with the Entertainment District's two-tower King Blue condo-hotel, another major East Asian developer is coming to the ... read more

Above Grade Progress Apparent for ZIGG Condos on St. Clair

ZIGG Condos, Madison, Fieldgate, Kirkor Architects, Toronto
October 26, 2016 10:59 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Our ongoing coverage of the construction process at Madison Homes and Fieldgate Urban's ZIGG Condos continues for the 11-storey Kirkor Architects-designed development on ... read more

Explainer: EIFS, or Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems

October 26, 2016 9:56 am | by Alexander Vu | Comments
This week, our 'Explainer' takes a look at Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS). Typically used in low and mid-rise properties, EIFS is a popular insulation system installed on many ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 26, 2016

October 26, 2016 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sherbourne Street homes listed on Airbnb worry affordable housing advocates; Toronto taxpayers should be wary of Expo 2025’s big promises; How we can 're-indigenize' ... read more

Photo of the Day: South Core and The Gardiner

Photo of the Day, South Core, Gardiner Expressway, Toronto
October 26, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Captured from the Distillery District by Forum contributor Razz and submitted to the Sun Life Financial Tower and Harbour Plaza Residences Forum thread, today's Photo of the Day features ... read more

Suburbs on Track: Touring Transit-Oriented GTHA Development

Port Credit GO Station, Mississauga, Metrolinx
October 25, 2016 5:15 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Last week, the Ontario Home Builder's Association (OHBA) hosted an event called the "Housing Technology Tour - Suburbs on Track". This tour focused on Transit-Oriented-Developments (TOD), with ... read more

TREB Releases Q3 2016 Condo and Rental Figures

Skyline, Toronto, Toronto Islands,
October 25, 2016 4:02 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
The housing market in Toronto and the surrounding area continues to remain strong. The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) released the Q3 2016 market figures for the Greater Toronto Area's rental ... read more

Affordable Ownership Development Proposed in Weston Village

The Humber, Toronto, by Options for Homes, Architecture Unfolded
October 25, 2016 3:52 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Past Weston Road's eclectic strips of retail and the mid-century slab apartment towers that surround it, pockets of Toronto's Weston Village neighbourhood retain a quasi-industrial character. In ... read more

Tower at Pier 27: Construction Start Imminent as Site Cleared

Tower at Pier 27, Toronto, by Cityzen, Fernbrook, architectsAlliance
October 25, 2016 11:40 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following last month's sales centre relocation, the Toronto waterfront site of Cityzen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes' Tower at Pier 27 is now being readied for the start of construction, ... read more

Sponsored Post: 5 of Toronto’s Hottest Markets for Young Professionals

Sponsored Post: 5 of Toronto’s Hottest Markets for Young Professionals
October 25, 2016 11:38 am | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
The right neighbourhood is important for any young professional. After all, they want to live where it’s exciting and have the potential to meet other professionals. We can help by suggesting ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 25, 2016

October 25, 2016 8:57 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Airbnb says it doesn’t affect Toronto’s rental market; Watchdog says city staff may have violated public service code over Scarborough subway advice; Why City Staff Are ... read more

Photo of the Day: 88 Scott Street

Photo of the Day, 88 Scott Street, Concert Properties, Toronto
October 25, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Concert Properties' 88 Scott Street. Submitted to the project's Forum thread by contributor gregv, this east-facing view reveals the Page ... read more

Urban Agriculture Takes Prominent Role at Daniels Erin Mills

Daniels Erin Mills, Mississauga, by the Daniels Corporation
October 24, 2016 5:08 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
At the southwest corner of Eglinton and Erin Mills, Mississauga's Daniels Erin Mills community is introducing a considerable influx of residential density. Rising across the street from both the ... read more

Axis Condos: CentreCourt's Tower Targets Knowledge Economy

Axis Condos, Toronto, by CentreCourt Developments, Page + Steele / IBI Group
October 24, 2016 4:25 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
"When I graduated from university a decade ago, the top students wanted to work in law, finance, or business. Now, they want to work in tech." For CentreCourt Developments President Shamez Virani, ... read more

Devron Promotes Green Lifestyle at The Vanguard Condos with Tesla Giveaway

The Vanguard, Devron Developments, Kirkor Architects, Thornhill
October 24, 2016 1:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new high-rise development at the intersection of Yonge Street and Grandview Avenue in Thornhill is fusing the luxury condo lifestyle with green initiatives. Devron Developments' The ... read more

Stone Cladding Spotted as 2 St. Thomas Rises in Yorkville

2 St. Thomas, Hariri Pontarini, Kingsett Capital, Bentall Kennedy, Toronto
October 24, 2016 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In an area of Toronto known for posh shopping and luxury condominiums, a purpose-built rental tower isn't the type of intensification one would necessarily expect, but new rental construction is ... read more