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Lighthouse Towers Emerging at Daniels Waterfront

Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts, Daniels Corporation, RAW, Toronto
July 9, 2018 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We've been paying close attention to Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts, a pioneering mixed-use development in the emerging East Bayfront area on Toronto's waterfront. The project ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 9, 2018

July 9, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Majority believe Toronto streets aren’t safe for cyclists, poll finds; How Toronto missed out for now on one of the hottest concepts in transportation – integrated ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sunrise Skyline

Sunrise Skyline, Photo of the Day, Toronto
July 9, 2018 12:00 am | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
Today’s Photo of the Day comes to us thanks to Forum contributor Keyz. The image captures the outline of Toronto’s vast downtown skyline at sunrise, punctuated by Aura at College Park’s ... read more

Voting Open for Mississauga Urban Design Awards

Mississauga Urban Design Awards, Greater Toronto Area
July 6, 2018 5:36 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
The city of Mississauga’s Urban Design Awards has returned for its 35th instalment, to recognize the art of shaping the interaction between people and the places. Eleven entries will be judged on ... read more

Madison Proposes 21-Storey Redevelopment of Capitol Theatre

2500 Yonge, Madison, Turner Fleischer, Toronto
July 6, 2018 3:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A submission to the City of Toronto is seeking rezoning and an Official Plan Amendment to permit a high-rise redevelopment of the heritage Capitol Theatre block on Yonge Street at Castlefield, a ... read more

30-Storey Rental Tower Tops Out in Weston Village

22 John Street, 33 King, Weston, Rockport, Artscape, TPA, Toronto, G+C
July 6, 2018 2:56 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Forming has come to the end for the first high-rise tower constructed in Toronto's Weston Village area in decades, with the recent topping out of 22 John Street, just northeast of Weston Road ... read more

Studio Gang's Striking Tower at Yonge & St. Clair Unveiled

One Delisle, Studio Gang, Slate Asset Management, Toronto
July 6, 2018 10:00 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Over 200 people packed the room at a community consultation Thursday evening to get their first glimpse of Slate Asset Management's One Delisle, a proposed mixed-use residential tower that ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 6, 2018

July 6, 2018 8:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC riders may not get art blanche with light installation at new station; The story of a mom-and-pop bakery that didn’t sell; Scarborough residents ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yonge-Eglinton Skyline

Yonge-Eglinton, E Condos, Toronto, Photo of the Day
July 6, 2018 12:00 am | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
Today’s Photo of the Day exhibits the rapidly growing skyline in the Yonge-Eglinton Area of Midtown Toronto. The continuously growing area has experienced considerable development in recent ... read more

Mt Dennis Station and Maintenance+Storage Facility Take Shape

Mount Dennis Station, Maintenance and Storage Facility, Toronto, Crosstown
July 5, 2018 4:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We are now approaching the seven-year mark since construction began on the Crosstown LRT, a 19-kilometre transit route cutting through the heart of Midtown Toronto along Eglinton Avenue. While ... read more

New Waterfront Parks Proposals Now Available to View Online

York Street Park, Rees Street Park, Waterfront Toronto, Toronto
July 5, 2018 3:51 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Transforming from concrete hardscapes to lush greenscapes, Toronto is about to get two new public parks that promise to add eye-catching attractions to the burgeoning waterfront district. The ... read more

St. James Park Revitalization Reveals New Features

St. James Park revitalization, City of Toronto, Earthscape
July 5, 2018 12:54 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A significant revitalization of Toronto’s St. James Park is underway, refreshing the popular public space bounded by King, Jarvis, Adelaide, and Church Streets. The project has been underway since ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Core

Throwback Thursday, CN Tower view, Toronto, Downtown
July 5, 2018 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following up on last week's Throwback Thursday, facing west from the CN Tower, we return to the iconic observation tower for a view of Toronto's changing Financial District. This week's comparison ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 5, 2018

July 5, 2018 8:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor’s affordable housing plan ‘missing the mark,’ advocates say; Bombardier Undermines Streetcar Credibility; Waterfront Toronto CEO Will Fleissig to step down; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Summer Sunset

Summer Sunset, Skyline, Toronto, Photo of the Day
July 5, 2018 12:00 am | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
Today’s Photo of the Day comes to us from Forum contributor Gphorce, showing the grandeur of Toronto’s dense urban core. Captured during the recent summer solstice, this sunset view colourfully ... read more

Bike City Exhibit at Toronto's Market Gallery

Bike City, Market Gallery Toronto
July 4, 2018 5:08 pm | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
With a visit to The Market Gallery—which animates the second floor of the South St. Lawrence Market—visitors can explore a new exhibit highlighting Toronto's cycling history. Called "Bike City: ... read more

Construction Wrapping Up at VHL’s Haven On The Bluffs

Haven on the Bluffs, VHL Developments, Master Building Inc, Toronto
July 4, 2018 3:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is wrapping up at the site of VHL Developments' Haven on the Bluffs, an 11-storey, Master Building Inc.-designed condominium development on the south side of Kingston ... read more

Work Continues on "The Bentway" Below Gardiner Expressway

The Bentway, Waterfront Toronto, Public Work, Greenberg Consultants
July 4, 2018 2:14 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Six months after The Bentway’s January soft opening, work continues for the 1.75 km linear park underneath the Gardiner Expressway through Toronto's Fort York neighbourhood. Regular photo updates ... read more

Design Proposals for New Waterfront Parks Unveiled at City Hall

ork Street and Rees Street Park Design Competition, Waterfront Toronto,
July 4, 2018 12:07 pm | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
Today, Waterfront Toronto and the City of Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation will unveil shortlisted design proposals from an international design competition for York Street Park and Rees ... read more

Shoring Marks Start of Construction for Sugar Wharf Condos

Sugar Wharf Condos, 100 Queens Quay, Menkes, Toronto
July 4, 2018 10:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just shy of 6 months since ground breaking marked the start of construction for an office tower at Menkes Developments' Sugar Wharf community on the "LCBO Lands" alongside Toronto Harbour, ... read more