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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 20, 2018

June 20, 2018 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Subway death renews calls for TTC to install platforms barriers; Changes to ward boundaries create confusion and raise concerns; Curbside patios pop up on King Street as city ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ward's Island

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Ward's Island, Harbour
June 20, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a low-level drone shot of Ward's Island and the Toronto skyline. Submitted by Forum contributor skycandy, this view shows the contrast between the city and ... read more

Pemberton Proposes 49-Storey Tower at Queen and Church

18 Dalhousie, Graziani + Corazza Architects, The Pemberton Group, Toronto
June 19, 2018 4:30 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
The area around Queen and Church is poised to become yet another of the city's high-density tower clusters, as The Pemberton Group has submitted rezoning documents to the City for the construction ... read more

Daniels Arc at Erin Mills Nears Final Height in Mississauga

Arc at Daniels Erin Mills, Kirkor Architects, Mississauga
June 19, 2018 4:09 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With two towers built, one under construction, and three more on the horizon, the Daniels Erin Mills community is set to double in size at the Mississauga intersection of Eglinton Avenue ... read more

First Look at Air Canada Centre's Scotiabank Re-Brand

Air Canada Centre, Scotiabank Arena, Toronto
June 19, 2018 2:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New planning documents are offering the first glimpse at the end of an era in Toronto sports history. The Air Canada Centre opened in early 1999 as the new home of the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs ... read more

Ground Breaking Marks Construction Start for 299 Campbell Ave

TAS, Bentall Kennedy, 299 Campbell, Toronto, Teeple Architects
June 19, 2018 12:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This past weekend, TAS, Bentall Kennedy, and the Toronto Public Library celebrated a ground breaking for their new mixed-use development at 299 Campbell Avenue. The start of construction ... read more

Rockport Group Proposes 16-Storey Condo on Merton Street

276-290 Merton, Toronto, designed by Wallman Architects for the Rockport Group
June 19, 2018 10:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
An application submitted to the City of Toronto earlier this month seeks rezoning to redevelop a pair of low-rise properties at 276-290 Merton Street, situated just west of Mt Pleasant Rd. The ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 19, 2018

June 19, 2018 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Here are the four elements of a cyclist-friendly ‘protected intersection’; Annex residents allege heritage home is being intentionally left to rot; Coalition aims to make road ... read more

Photo of the Day: Layered

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Entertainment District, condos
June 19, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a layered view of high-rise density in Toronto's Entertainment and Financial Districts. Submitted by Forum contributor smuncky, this east-facing view shows a ... read more

Heritage Retention Plan Outlined for Wonder on Eastern Avenue

Wonder, 462 Eastern Avenue, Alterra, Graywood, Toronto
June 18, 2018 3:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the weeks prior to Graywood Developments and Alterra Group of Companies’ announcement of their “Wonder” condominium project on Toronto’s Eastern Avenue in May, City Council ... read more

Shoring Underway at Tricon's 57 Spadina Avenue Rental Tower

57 Spadina Avenue, City of Toronto, Tricon Capital Group Inc. Diamond Schmitt
June 18, 2018 2:50 pm | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
Roughly two months after demolition concluded, the construction phase of Tricon's 57 Spadina Avenue is officially underway as shoring activities began on site in May. ... read more

Proposed Rental Could Add Density, Art to Junction Triangle

72 Perth, Valentine Coleman, IBI, Urban Strategies
June 18, 2018 2:11 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
The City of Toronto has recently received an application seeking rezoning for a parcel of land near the intersection of Perth Avenue and Bloor Street West, in the Junction Triangle neighbourhood. ... read more

Previewing Amenities Offered at TAS' The Keeley

The Keeley, TAS, Teeple Architects, Toronto
June 18, 2018 11:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A few weeks following the launch by TAS and Fiera Properties of their new mid-rise condominium development in Toronto’s Downsview Park area, the continued rollout of marketing ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 18, 2018

June 18, 2018 8:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Curious minds drawn to opening of Sidewalk Toronto workshop; Massey Hall gets celebratory sendoff before closing for renovations; Metrolinx board member ... read more

Photo of the Day: Undulation

Photo of the Day, Toronto, One Bloor East, Great Gulf, Hariri Pontarini
June 18, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features the curving exterior of Great Gulf's 76-storey One Bloor East at Toronto's Yonge and Bloor intersection. Submitted by Forum contributor ... read more

Tridel Partners with Elby E-Bikes to Promote Sustainability

E-Bike Partnership, Tridel, Elby
June 15, 2018 4:55 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
leader in sustainable innovation have teamed up with read more

Canoe Landing Centre Taking Shape at Concord CityPlace

Canoe Landing Centre in Concord CityPlace, Toronto, ZAS Architects
June 15, 2018 4:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s CityPlace and Fort York neighbourhoods have been steadily growing in population over the past several years. While the area has much to offer young urban professionals, a lack of schools ... read more

Dundas + Carlaw Heritage Plaque District Launching June 17

Dundas + Carlaw, Plaque District, Heritage Toronto
June 15, 2018 3:45 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
Toronto is a vibrant city, with a rich history of recognition and celebration of the city’s diverse people and places. This weekend, Heritage Toronto, a charitable non-profit organization seeking ... read more

Beehive Geometry Taking Shape as 411 Church Ascends

411 Church Street, CentreCourt Developments, IBI Group, Toronto
June 15, 2018 11:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new project from CentreCourt Developments is adding to the skyline of Toronto's Church and Wellesley neighbourhood, as 411 Church rises above its surroundings just north of ... read more

Previewing Spacious Terrace Suites for Aqualuna at Bayside

Aquavista at Bayside, Toronto, Tridel, Hines, Arquitectonica, Kirkor
June 15, 2018 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Roughly one month since the launch of Aqualuna—the fourth and final phase of Tridel and Hines’ Bayside community—new information continues to roll out for the upcoming condominium ... read more