Renderings Revealed for Ambitious Eaton Chelsea Redevelopment

33 Gerrard Street West Redevelopment, Great Eagle Holdings, architectsAlliance
October 8, 2015 5:25 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following Monday's announcement of the rezoning application for Toronto's Eaton Chelsea Hotel at 33 Gerrard Street West, excitement has quickly built for the new development, with the plan for ... read more

John Sewell Talks City Affairs and 'How We Changed Toronto'

John Sewell and his book 'How We Changed Toronto', image by Marcus Mitanis
October 8, 2015 3:30 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
John Sewell, Mayor of Toronto from 1978 to 1980, recalls a time when citizen-led groups had real political sway on matters that shaped the way the city developed. Now, he says, a dysfunctional ... read more

Rosedale on Bloor Announces Canopy by Hilton as Hotel Tenant

Rosedale on Bloor, Page+Steele/IBI Group Architects, Toronto
October 8, 2015 11:36 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following last month's much-publicized announcement of the Gupta Group's 52-storey Rosedale on Bloor tower, further details regarding the project have continued to emerge. read more

Throwback Thursday: St. Lawrence Hall

Throwback Thursday, Market Square, St. Lawrence Hall, Toronto
October 8, 2015 10:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For 165 years, St. Lawrence Hall has been an architectural fixture in the neighbourhood of the same name. Though the city continues to rapidly grow around it, the Renaissance Revival-style ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 8, 2015

October 8, 2015 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC, Metrolinx ready for Blue Jays fans; Two towering figures in Toronto’s Thorncliffe Park; Checking Toronto’s Vital Signs; and more news... TTC, Metrolinx ready for ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sun Life Financial Tower

Photo of the Day, Sun Life Financial Tower, Toronto, South Core
October 8, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Out of the many development nodes in and around Downtown Toronto, the demand for new homes and businesses in the new South Core area has led to one of the most impressive transformations in our ... read more

Plans Revealed for Mount Dennis Crosstown LRT Facility

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Toronto, by Metrolinx, Crosslinx Transit Solutions
October 7, 2015 5:24 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Over the last week, UrbanToronto has taken an in-depth look at the Crosstown LRT designs that emerged from the recent Metrolinx and Crosslinx Transit Solutions presentation at the Design Review ... read more

Scale Model Shows Off Features of Phantom's TeaGarden Condos

TeaGarden Condos, Phantom Developments, Kirkor Architects, Toronto
October 7, 2015 5:09 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Phantom Developments have unveiled the scale model by Myles Burke Architectural Models for their TeaGarden Condos project near Bayview and Sheppard. We recently took ... read more

The Kip District: Building a New Type of Community in Etobicoke

The Kip District, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects
October 7, 2015 4:10 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Etobicoke is starting to grow up. While Toronto's western edge has long been dominated by car-oriented neighborhoods and low-rise living, the city's ongoing wave of denser, increasingly ... read more

Ground Breaking Marks Tricon Capital's Move into Luxury Rental

Ground breaking for The Selby luxury rentals, Toronto
October 7, 2015 3:48 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Tricon Capital with partners OP Trust and MOD Developments celebrated the ground breaking on October 5 for a new 50-storey luxury rental tower at Sherbourne and Selby Streets in the heart of ... read more

Hullmark's 80 Atlantic Adds Commercial Space to Liberty Village

Hullmark, 60 Atlantic, 80 Atlantic, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
October 7, 2015 1:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The perception of Toronto's Liberty Village has changed over the years, from a warehousing and factory district, to a sandblasted brick office area, to a neighbourhood that's home to thousands of ... read more

Luxury Real Estate Broker Engel & Völkers Opens Toronto Office

Engel & Völkers, Toronto, Real estate
October 7, 2015 12:14 pm | by Editor | Comments
The German-based luxury real estate company Engel & Völkers has opened its first Toronto office, which comes as part of an ambitious Canada-wide expansion that has also recently seen ... read more

The Craftsman Offering Limited-Time Fall Promotion

The Craftsman Condominium Residences, VANDYK Group of Companies
October 7, 2015 11:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With 65% of units now sold, a limited-time fall promotion is being offered for VANDYK group of companies' The Craftsman Condominium Residences, a new SMV Architects-designed community now under ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 7, 2015

October 7, 2015 8:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bike lanes on Bloor ever-elusive for Toronto planners and cyclists; Toronto’s Old City Hall expected to remain courthouse until 2021; Ryerson gives students place to crash ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sky Scraping

Photo of the Day, First Canadian Place, Toronto, Financial District
October 7, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For four decades, First Canadian Place has stood as Canada's tallest building. Rising 72 floors and 298 metres above Toronto's Financial District, the building is an imposing landmark recognizable ... read more

Lago at the Waterfront Rises as Riva del Lago Approaches Grade

Lago at the Waterfront, Riva Del Lago, Monarch, Mattamy, Graziani + Corazza
October 6, 2015 5:01 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Humber Bay Shores area of South Etobicoke was little more than a strip of seedy motels up to a dozen or so years ago, until a wave of redevelopment arrived, gradually rebuilding the waterfront ... read more

Better Access and Public Art Coming to Wellesley Station

Wellesley Station Secondary Entrance, TTC
October 6, 2015 4:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As subway ridership in Toronto continues to grow and reach new record highs, the TTC is in the process of upgrading safety features at some of the network's stations. One feature currently being ... read more

Mississauga City Centre Growing with Square One and Sheridan

Hazel McCallion Campus of Sheridan College, Mississauga
October 6, 2015 4:00 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Mississauga City Centre has been experiencing a vast amount of change over the last five years, thanks in large part to ongoing expansion efforts at Square One and the construction of the adjacent ... read more

Parkside Village Continues to Grow in Mississauga City Centre

PSV1+2, Amacon, Turner Fleischer Architects, Richmond Architects, Mississauga
October 6, 2015 3:26 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Progress has been swift on the latest phase of a multi-block, multi-use Mississauga City Centre development which UrbanToronto once referred to as having produced one of the "best-looking condos" ... read more

Winners Announced for 2015 OHBA Awards of Distinction

Empire's flagship community, Eau du Soleil, is now under construction in Toronto
October 6, 2015 1:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On September 28th, the winners of the 2015 Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) Awards of Distinction were announced at the prestigious Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, with awards being given ... read more