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Photo of the Day: Goodbye ACC

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Air Canada Centre, Scotiabank Arena
June 28, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the Air Canada Centre in Downtown Toronto. This shot offers a last look at the facility's current branding before new naming rights take effect on July ... read more

TTC Buying Electric Buses to Support Clean Air Targets

New Flyer electric bus features
June 27, 2018 4:18 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Electric buses are not new. They're not even new to Toronto. The TTC operated electric buses along central Toronto streets briefly in the 1920s and then again continuously from 1947 until ... read more

First Look at Suite Layouts for M2M Condos in North York

M2M Condos, Newtonbrook, Aoyuan Property Holdings, Wallman, Toronto
June 27, 2018 3:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With marketing heating up for M2M Condos, we are learning new information about the Wallman Architects-designed five-tower community from Aoyuan Property Holdings. Coming to ... read more

Forming and Excavation Progress at Enormous 'The Well' Site

The Well, Toronto, Diamond Corp, RioCan, Allied, Tridel, Woodbourne
June 27, 2018 3:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the month since we last checked in on construction at The Well, the excavation for the block-sized mixed-use development at Front and Spadina has grown considerably. With several residential ... read more

PRIME Condos to Add to CentreCourt's East Side Portfolio

PRIME Condos, CentreCourt, Centrestone, IBI Group, Toronto
June 27, 2018 11:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
While the neighbourhoods west of Downtown Toronto have been built out with new development at an impressive pace for several years now, re-investment in the neighbourhoods east of the core is a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 27, 2018

June 27, 2018 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We spent rush hour watching cyclists and drivers navigate an ‘absolutely terrifying’ Toronto intersection; Deadline for ‘Sidewalk Toronto’ plan pushed back; Shoppers ... read more

Photo of the Day: Water and Sun

Eau du Soleil, Toronto, Harbour Bay, Photo of the Day
June 27, 2018 12:00 am | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
Today’s Photo of the Day, retrieved from Forum contributor Jasonzed, features the thriving growth in Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores community. The photo shows the under-construction Eau du Soleil ... read more

CN Tower Unveils Upgrades on 42nd Anniversary

CN Tower, Toronto, Canada Lands Company, Cumulus Architects
June 26, 2018 3:53 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
42 years ago today, Toronto's iconic CN Tower opened as the world’s tallest freestanding structure, a title it held for 32 years. It's now the third tallest freestanding structure in the ... read more

Details Appear on King Portland Centre/Kingly Condos Exterior

The King Portland Centre and Kingly Condos as seen from the CN Tower, Toronto
June 26, 2018 2:17 pm | by Craig White | Comments
One of many Toronto construction projects you can get a good view of from the CN Tower is the new Kingly Condos and King Portland Centre. The Hariri Pontarini ... read more

CN Tower Day on UrbanToronto: There's an App for That

CN Tower Viewfinder app: Entertainment, screen shot
June 26, 2018 12:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Today marks the official reopening of the indoor observation level at the CN Tower, and we'll have a few stories about the changes at the tower, and what you can see from it, of course. We've even ... read more

Heritage Loblaws Re-emerging at Bathurst and Lake Shore

West Block Est. 1928, The LakeShore, The LakeFront, Toronto
June 26, 2018 9:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For almost 90 years, the 1928-built Loblaw Warehouse stood as a fixture at Toronto's Bathurst and Lake Shore intersection, but the heritage four-storey warehouse fell into disrepair in its later ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 26, 2018

June 26, 2018 7:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto arts group hangs colourful banner to promote healing after van attack; What TCHC needs to do next with Regent Park; Rooming house pilot aims to give ... read more

Photo of the Day: Downtown Density

Toronto Skyline, Photo of the Day, Yonge-Eglinton Centre
June 26, 2018 12:00 am | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
Today’s Photo of the Day comes to us from Forum contributor MafaldaBoy, who captured this skyline view of Toronto from the Yonge-Eglinton Centre. This view faces south towards over the tops of ... read more

75 on The Esplanade Condo Nearing Final Approvals

75 on The Esplanade, architectsalliance, Carterra, Harhay, IIBYIV, Juhan Marten
June 25, 2018 5:40 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
Harhay Developments and Carttera Private Equities, developers of 75 on The Esplanade, have recently submitted some revisions to their application for Site Plan Approval (SPA) for ... read more

Mid-Rise Condo Proposed on Yonge Street in Midtown

2100 Yonge Street, Rockport Group, RAW Design, Toronto
June 25, 2018 4:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton area is becoming one of the city's densest pockets of high-rise development, with several active and planned developments promising to shake up the Midtown skyline in ... read more

New CAMH Buildings Reach Grade at Queen and Ossington

CAMH, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Stantec
June 25, 2018 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The area surrounding Toronto's Queen and Ossington intersection has been subject to much change in recent years, the most notable being the ongoing redevelopment of the 27-acre Centre for ... read more

Excavation Bottoms Out for Vita on the Lake

Vita, Vita Two on The Lake, Mattamy, Biddington, Graziani + Corazza Architects
June 25, 2018 11:57 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction has been underway for Mattamy Homes and the Biddington Group's Vita on the Lake since late 2017, when shoring began for the new condominium tower in Toronto's ... read more

Massive Digital Display Makeover Proposed for Yonge and Dundas

Yonge Dundas Square, 10 Dundas East, Toronto
June 25, 2018 10:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s Yonge and Dundas intersection could get even brighter, with another proposed expansion of the corner’s growing collection of illuminated digital signage. A Sign Variance application was ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 25, 2018

June 25, 2018 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Sixth Worst City Myth; Scarborough now has its own mobile and artistic signifier; Toronto Pride Parade strikes sombre tone, memorializing LGBTQ victims; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Cantilevers

E Condominiums, Yonge-Eglinton, Toronto, Photo of the Day
June 25, 2018 12:00 am | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
Today’s Photo of the Day, shot by Forum contributor MafaldaBoy, features a view of development in Toronto's Yonge-Eglinton neighbourhood. The image captures E Condos, which is cementing itself as ... read more