Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for November 25, 2015

November 25, 2015 8:47 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Eglinton West station to become 'Cedarvale' because of Crosstown LRT; Once-dead Fort York pedestrian bridge ready to rise; Eleventh new TTC streetcar entered service ... read more

Photo of the Day: Icicle

Photo of the Day, Ice Condos, Lanterra Developments, architectsAlliance, Toronto
November 25, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The two recently-completed towers of Ïce Condos are now among the most prominent features on the Toronto skyline when viewed from the harbour and the islands, adding to the already ... read more

In Tribute to the Professional and Personal Legacy of Brian Curtner at Quadrangle Architects

Brian Curtner, 1951-2015
November 24, 2015 5:29 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On August 15th, acclaimed Toronto architect Brian Curtner passed away from cancer at the age of 64. A founding partner and principal of Quadrangle Architects for 29 years, Curtner helped build one ... read more

Fort York Bridge: Winning Entry Stands Out For Low Costs

Fort York Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge,  Dufferin Construction Company, MMM Group
November 24, 2015 2:16 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Earlier this morning, Toronto Mayor John Tory was joined by Councillor David Shiner and Build Toronto CEO Bill Bryck in announcing the winning entry for the Fort York Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge. ... read more

Argento Brings New Density to North York as Residents Move In

Argento Condos, Tridel, Rafael + Bigauskas Architects
November 24, 2015 12:07 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Since our last update on Tridel's Argento Condos in early June, the 24-storey tower's first residents have now settled in, introducing new density to the area just southwest of Don Mills and the ... read more

Ryerson Architecture Lecture: Joan Tarragon of X-TU Architects

Ryerson university, department of architectural science, toronto, lecture
November 24, 2015 11:57 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ryerson University will continue it's Department of Architectural Sciences lecture series tomorrow evening, with a talk from Joan Tarragon-Robles of Paris-based X-TU Architects. Co-founded ... read more

Previewing Amenity Offerings at Daniels' The Bartholomew

The Bartholomew, Quadrangle Architects, The Daniels Corporation, Toronto
November 24, 2015 11:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
As construction of The Daniels Corporation's The Bartholomew begins to push above grade in the Regent Park community, new renderings are giving us a taste of the amenity offerings ... read more

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

November 24, 2015 8:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC to raise cash fares, freeze cost of monthly Metropass; Fort York bridge will help Toronto progress into a more walkable future; The changing face of George Street; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Honest Ed's

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Honest Ed's, Bathurst and Bloor
November 24, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The vibrant exterior of Honest Ed's is a well known landmark on the southwest corner of Bathurst and Bloor Streets. The iconic illuminated signage will surely be missed once Honest Ed's is ... read more

DiamondCorp, Metropia to Intensify Underutilized Midtown Site

250 Davenport Road, Diamond Corp, Metropia, TACT, Toronto
November 23, 2015 3:57 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tower-in-the-park style housing was built in abundance across the Toronto landscape during the mid-20th century, moving people into efficient high-rise suites while surrounding the towers with ... read more

EY Tower Progress Reveals Heritage Details Amidst Modern Design

EY Tower, Oxford Properties, Toronto
November 23, 2015 2:56 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
In the two months since UrbanToronto's last update, progress at Oxford Properties' EY Tower has been continuing to move quickly. Recent images of the build site taken Friday morning reveal ... read more

Shoring Under Way at Enigma on the Park in the West End

Enigma on the Park, Aragon Properties, Quadrangle Architects
November 23, 2015 12:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is under way on a bold new development that will add dozens of new homes to Toronto's Bloor and Lansdowne area, as shoring work continues at the St. Helens Avenue site of Aragon ... read more

Toronto Financial District Views Impress from INDX Condos

INDX Condos, Toronto, by CentreCourt, Lifetime, Page + Steele / IBI Group
November 23, 2015 11:48 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On November 20, UrbanToronto toured the Lifetime and CentreCourt's 54-storey INDX Condos, a residential development which is bringing a new residential presence to Toronto's Financial ... read more

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

November 23, 2015 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
'Starchitects' flocking to Toronto as condo developers look for big name cachet; Original 1950s TTC tile unearthed at College Station; TTC chair looks to boost parking ... read more

Photo of the Day: Regent Park at Night

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Regent Park
November 23, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The redevelopment of Toronto Regent Park community is now in its third phase, and demolition work is well under way at Block 17, one of the original walkup apartment building built during the ... read more

Going Behind the Scenes at Backstage on The Esplanade

Looking west from the roof of Backstage, image by Marcus Mitanis
November 20, 2015 4:15 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The intersection of Yonge Street and The Esplanade is in the process of being redefined by two major condominium projects courtesy of Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook ... read more

Diam Introduces 'Easy Own Program' for On The Danforth Condos

On the Danforth, Diam Developments, Toronto
November 20, 2015 3:40 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Diam Developments of On the Danforth Condos have made it easier to break into Toronto's condo market thanks to their Easy Own Program designed for first-time buyers. Those who qualify can ... read more

Sponsored Post: Quick Guide to Rent Increases for Rental Condos

Del Rentals, Toronto
November 20, 2015 3:35 pm | by Editor | Comments
So you've been in your Toronto rental condo for a year, and everything's going well: well enough to sign next year's lease and settle in for the long haul, or at least the medium haul. But before ... read more

W Towns Approaches Sell-Out as Construction Gets Set to Start

W Towns, Toronto, by First Avenue Properties, pml.A
November 20, 2015 12:35 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With construction work on First Avenue Properties' W Towns expected to begin by early next week, the 48 unit townhouse project in Toronto's Weston neighbourhood is now nearly sold out, with only ... read more

Yonge Love: Glimpsing Yonge Street's Pedestrian-Friendly Future

Looking north along Downtown Yonge, image by UrbanToronto Forum contributor cruz
November 20, 2015 11:30 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Torontonians are one step closer to seeing the future of their most iconic street take shape, with the Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area's (DYBIA) recently published "Yonge Love" report ... read more