Ryerson Names Health Sciences Complex for Daphne Cockwell

Ryerson University, Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex, Perkins + Will
November 12, 2015 3:17 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In recognition of an $8 million donation from Brookfield Asset Management's Group Chairman, Jack Cockwell, and his family, Ryerson University has announced that its coming Church ... read more

Videos Highlight Green Features at Harmony Village Sheppard

Harmony Village Sheppard, City Core, Fortress, Page + Steele / IBI Group
November 12, 2015 12:42 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With construction now underway at City Core and Fortress RDI's Harmony Village Sheppard, a series of new videos highlighting the project's green features and innovative, wellness-oriented ... read more

Sponsored Post: Condos for Sale Listed Around $406,000

Sponsored Post: Condos for Sale Listed Around $406,000
November 12, 2015 12:00 pm | by Editor | Comments
The Toronto Real Estate Board recently reported that the Greater Toronto Area saw the best home sales on record for the month of October: a total of 8,804 homes sold. 1,587 of this total ... read more

Throwback Thursday: York and Bremner

Throwback Thursday, South Core, York, Bremner, Toronto
November 12, 2015 11:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Before the current wave of development pushed south of the rail corridor in Downtown Toronto, all four corners of the York and Bremner intersection sat undeveloped, providing unobstructed ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for November 12, 2015

November 12, 2015 8:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Concrete pads used to eliminate the worst bus knuckles; Porter Airlines works to win Liberals over for Toronto airport expansion; Historic Toronto Selby Hotel to be ... read more

Photo of the Day: Goldring Centre

University of Toronto Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport
November 12, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just west of Varsity Stadium, the University of Toronto's new athletic facility is the latest addition to the institution's rich sporting history. Check out the Patkau ... read more

Talking The Rosedale on Bloor with Steve Gupta

The Rosedale on Bloor, Toronto, by the Gupta Group, Page + Steele/IBI
November 11, 2015 4:33 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following the Gupta Group's highly publicized announcement of the 52-storey Rosedale on Bloor tower near Bloor and Sherborne, interest in the project has remained strong, with Canopy by Hilton ... read more

Grille Removal Underway at Amexon's Residences of 488 University

Residences of 488 University Avenue, Amexon, Core, Toronto
November 11, 2015 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A couple months since the installation of a tower crane atop the 1968-built former Global House office building at 480 University Avenue, major visible changes are under way at the construction ... read more

Lowdown Tracks: The Sights and Sounds of an Invisible Toronto

Lorraine Segato and Shelley Saywell, image by Stefan Novakovic
November 11, 2015 12:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The Rosedale cafe where I meet Lorraine Segato and Shelley Saywell is full of Macbooks, well-dressed couples, and the sort of young families that look like they've stepped straight out of the ... read more

Inside the 'Sky' and 'Garden' Townhomes at 35 Wabash

35 Wabash, Toronto, by Zinc Developments, RAW Design
November 11, 2015 9:45 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With an influx of new condos continuing to bring greater density to Toronto, outdoor space is becoming an increasingly valuable commodity in the city's changing housing landscape. While the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for November 11, 2015

November 11, 2015 9:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
NYC-style newsstands pitched for Toronto streets; CMHC chief says foreign buyers may be behind ‘substantial portion’ of luxury home sales; Distillery Christmas market to charge ... read more

Photo of the Day: Roundhouse Rainbows

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, South Core, Roundhouse Park
November 11, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Michael Muraz, takes us to Roundhouse Park in the South Core area. Captured right after a storm, the highlight ... read more

Key City Builders Discuss Toronto's Planning Future

Peter Clewes talks the state of design in the city, image by Marcus Mitanis
November 10, 2015 4:40 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The success of the Pan Am Games, combined with the summer unveiling of the revitalized Queens Quay, has renewed people's interest in city building and urban design across Toronto. Questions ... read more

Riva del Lago Passes Grade as Lago at the Waterfront Rises Taller

Lago at the Waterfront, Riva del Lago, Monarch, Mattamy, Toronto
November 10, 2015 4:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New condominium development continues to transform Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores area into a high-density waterfront community, a far cry from the area's former makeup of aging, seedy motels. ... read more

Public Art RFQ Announced for Crosstown LRT Intermodal Stations

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Metrolinx, TTC, Crosslink Transit Solutions
November 10, 2015 3:53 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As details about the Crosstown LRT continue to emerge, a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) has now been announced for the system's public art installations. In the wake of Metrolinx's October 1st ... read more

Tower Floors Rising at Concert's 88 Scott Street

88 Scott Street, Concert Properties, Page + Steele/IBI Group Architects, Toronto
November 10, 2015 12:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since we last checked in on the construction progress for Concert Properties' 88 Scott, a 58-storey Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed ... read more

Heritage, Community Driving Forces in Westbank's Mirvish Village

Mirvish Village, Westbank, Henriquez Partners, ERA, Janet Rosenberg, Toronto
November 10, 2015 11:48 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Big changes are in store for Mirvish Village, the tight-knit artist community at the corner of Bloor and Bathurst Streets, whose claim to fame includes the iconic home of the brash and quirky ... read more

Sail Condominiums Launches New Incentives with Blue Party

Sail Condominiums, Opearl Developments, Scarborough, condos
November 10, 2015 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this year Opearl Developments marked their official entry into the Canadian housing market with the launch of Sail Condominiums, a new 18-storey Keith Loffler McAlpine ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for November 10, 2015

November 10, 2015 9:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Davisville one of 30 schools to be rebuilt under $500M Ontario plan; Yonge and Busy! Big deals are on tap that will reshape Canada’s hottest retail corner; TTC fare hikes, ... read more

Photo of the Day: Humber Bay Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, sunset
November 10, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Perhaps the best publicly accessible spot to shoot the Toronto skyline at sunset, the western shores of Humber Bay provide photographers with an unobstructed view of the city that glows orange ... read more