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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 18, 2014

June 18, 2014 8:58 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Olivia Chow campaign accuses John Tory of 'dirty politics'; Deputy mayor changed locks on Rob Ford's office during mayor's absence; Giorgio Mammoliti doesn't "pretend to represent pedophiles"; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Demolition

Photo of the Day, Regent Park revitalization, Toronto
June 18, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The third phase of the Regent Park Revitalization recently kicked off with the demolition of a row of aging townhouses on the south side of the community, which are being torn down to make way for ... read more

Regent Park's Namesake Centrepiece to Open Saturday, June 21

The playground is ready, Regent Park, Toronto, image by Jack Landau
June 17, 2014 6:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It has been a long time coming, but Regent Park the reborn neighbourhood is finally to have Regent Park the actual park as its centrepiece as of this coming weekend. There's a celebration to mark ... read more

Continued Progress at The Berwick Near Yonge and Eglinton

The Berwick and CityTowns Andrin Homes The Brown Group Page + Steele Toronto
June 17, 2014 4:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction continues at The Berwick and CityTowns by Andrin Homes and The Brown Group of Companies, a 17-storey, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed ... read more

Details Make for Eye-catching Exterior at Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide

Ivory on Adelaide, Plaza, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
June 17, 2014 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was in February when we last checked in on the construction progress of Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide, a new condominium development being built on Adelaide just east of Sherbourne ... read more

The Carnaby Offering Open Concept Loft Living on Queen West

Rendering of Carnaby Row, the mews which runs through the complex, Toronto
June 17, 2014 11:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Carnaby, a new loft-styled condominium development being built at Queen Street West and Gladstone Avenue, is not quite anything else on offer in Toronto right now. Developed by Streetcar ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 17, 2014

June 17, 2014 9:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Councillor Mammoliti calls Parkdale a 'pedophile district'; Hopefuls audition for Rob Ford musical; Airport shuttle service to shut down; and more news... LRT versus subway debate familiar ... read more

Photo of the Day: Old City Hall

Photo of the Day, Doors Open Toronto, Old City Hall
June 17, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's City Hall has become an iconic modernist landmark since opening in 1965, following in the footsteps of its architecturally significant predecessor, located across Bay Street to the east. ... read more

Upper West Side Hosts VIP Preview in Thornhill

Upper West Side, Aspen Ridge, Conservatory, CountryWide, Regal Crest, Townwood
June 16, 2014 7:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Suburban subdivision homes have historically been cast from the same mould, with kilometres of similar if not identical looking streets the result. read more

Phase 2 and Phase 3 Overlap at Regent Park Revitalization

Buildings coming down for Phase 3, while Phase 2 rises behind it, Regent Park
June 16, 2014 2:10 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Over the years Regent Park has been in the news for many reasons, and over the years those reasons have made a turnabout, from stories of trouble to ones of hope, and now to ones of results. We ... read more

The Nest Bringing Luxury Condo Living to Hillcrest Village

The Nest Condos Toronto by RAW Design for the Rockport Group
June 16, 2014 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mid-rise developments continue to pop up along Toronto's walkable, retail-lined Avenues, after being identified by the City as appropriate locations for intensification. Hillcrest Village ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 16, 2014

June 16, 2014 9:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Thornhill riding goes from Liberal to PC after voting error disovered; Writer of Rob Ford musical says Toronto mayor is 'Shakespearean'; The area made famous by Rob Ford one year after massive ... read more

Photo of the Day: Monochrome Skyline

Photo of the Day, Bathurst Street Bridge
June 16, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The steel truss bridge which carries Bathurst Street traffic over the rail corridor is a favourite destination for photographers looking to capture a dynamic view of Toronto's growing skyline. ... read more

Construction Continues on Yorkdale Shopping Centre Expansion

Yorkdale Shopping Centre Expansion, MMC Architects, Oxford Properties, Nordstrom
June 13, 2014 6:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The $331 million expansion of AIMCo and Oxford’s landmark Yorkdale Shopping Centre, now celebrating its 50th anniversary, continues to progress with excavation now ... read more

Cadillac Fairview's Expansion of Sherway Gardens Progressing

View of the North expansion at Sherway Gardens, image by Craig White
June 13, 2014 6:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It's not just condos and office towers that make up the seemingly constant growth that Toronto is seeing these days. Another of the sectors that is seeing a huge amount of investment is our retail ... read more

Howard Park Condos Phase 2 Grand Opening This Weekend

Howard Park Phases 1 and 2 with street-level terrace, by Triumph Developments
June 13, 2014 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The second and final phase of a master planned community in the heart of Roncesvalles Village, Howard Park 2 condominiums is gearing up for its grand opening this Saturday, from ... read more

Catching Up With Construction at HNR Dundas Square Tower

HNR Dundas Square Tower, Diamond Schmitt, Page + Steele / IBI Group, ERA
June 13, 2014 11:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
To the immediate south of Yonge-Dundas Square, construction is progressing on the HNR Dundas Square Tower by HNR Properties. Designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, Page + ... read more

Lakeside Lodge at Deerhurst Offers Condo Convenience in Cottage Country

Lakeside Lodge at Deerhurst, Skyline International, Richard Wengle, DesignAgency
June 13, 2014 10:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
One of Toronto's favourite getaway spots can be found just down the road from the Cottage Country hub of Huntsville. Deerhurst Resort's lineage can be traced back to 1896, when Charles ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 13, 2014

June 13, 2014 9:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario Liberal land majority government on election day; Tim Hudak resigns as PC leader; Yorkville residents win fight against "neighbourhood destroying" heritage building; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Harbour Square Balconies

Photo of the Day, Harbour Square balconies
June 13, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The once heavily industrialized Toronto waterfront continues its generation long transformation into a thriving mixed-use district with plenty of new development and infrastructure upgrades ... read more