Tower Floors Now Rising Steadily at Tridel's Ten York

Ten York Condos, Tridel, Wallman Architects, Toronto
May 31, 2016 4:37 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was mid-March when UrbanToronto Forum contributor G.L.17 captured the first signs of forming of the first tower floor at Tridel's Ten York Street Condos in Toronto's ... read more

Reimagining Yonge: Improved Public Realm in North York Centre

Reimaging Yonge, Sheppard, Finch, Yonge, Revitalization, Toronto
May 31, 2016 3:45 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Yonge Street is one of Toronto's oldest streets, it is the city's dividing line, a bridge connecting a variety of neighbourhoods and, of course, a major thoroughfare, at one time claimed as the ... read more

Sponsored Post: Tips for Travelling With Your Pets

Travelling with pets, image courtesy of DelSuites
May 31, 2016 3:42 pm | by | Comments
So, you are going on a travel adventure and you want to take your furry companion with you? You want to bring your four legged friend with you on your trip, so that you don’t have to leave them ... read more

#PATH360: New Wayfinding System Launches Pilot Project

A part of the new map, image courtesy of the TFD BIA
May 31, 2016 2:43 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
"Take a right, then a left, then go about 500 feet down, and turn diagonally to your right. It'll be straight in front of you, but if you hit a set of stairs, you've gone to far. Got that?" For ... read more

Tridel's Islington Terrace Phase 1 Ready to Build, Phase 2 Selling

Bloorvista, Islington Terrace, Tridel, Toronto, Kirkor Architects
May 31, 2016 11:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With a Grand Opening now underway, sales have begun for the second phase of Tridel’s three-tower master planned Islington Terrace community, situated immediately to the northwest of Islington ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 31, 2016

May 31, 2016 8:51 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Who will save Toronto’s old streetcars?; TTC letter warns homeowners their houses might be expropriated for Scarborough subway; Mayor John Tory wants pause on study of ... read more

Photo of the Day: 4401

Photo of the Day, Toronto, TTC, Leslie Barns, transit
May 31, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the 17th annual Doors Open Toronto now in the books, a number of photos from various locations around the city are streaming in to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool. One of the most popular ... read more

Colours of Emerald City Rises Above Grade in North York

Emerald City, ELAD Canada, WZMH Architects, Toronto
May 30, 2016 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Developer ELAD Canada continues to build out Toronto's dense Emerald City community at Don Mills and Sheppard, with a full new block of developments under construction on a site bounded ... read more

Heritage Restoration Underway at 728 Yonge Shoppers

A rendering of the completed project, image courtesy of Brook McIlroy
May 30, 2016 3:53 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
South of the prominent Yonge and Bloor intersection, the "Historic Yonge Street" corridor was recently adopted as a Heritage Conservation District by Toronto City Council. Stretching from Bloor to ... read more

33-storey Mixed-Use Rental Tower Proposed at King and Victoria

34-50 King Street East, Toronto, by Larco Investments, architectsAlliance
May 30, 2016 3:35 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
New density could be coming to Toronto's King Street East. Immediately east of the Financial District and on the north side of the street between Victoria and Toronto streets, is the site of ... read more

Lago and Riva del Lago Condos Add to Humber Bay Shores Skyline

Riva del Lago, Mattamy, Biddington, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
May 30, 2016 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Concrete forming of the 50-storey Lago at the Waterfront and 16-storey Riva del Lago condominium developments by Mattamy Homes and the Biddington Group is ... read more

Ample Retail to Anchor The Vanguard to Yonge Street in Thornhill

The Vanguard, Devron Developments, Kirkor Architects, Thornhill
May 30, 2016 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With registration now underway for Devron Developments' The Vanguard in Thornhill, new details have emerged about the 25-storey Kirkor Architects-designed condominium ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for May 30, 2016

May 30, 2016 8:43 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto rings in Bike Month with bike lane parking blitz; New PATH signage promises help for lost commuters; Torontonian wants TTC relics brought back to the city; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Etobicoke Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Islington Gardiner overpass, sunset
May 30, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Brady Baker, takes us to the Islington Avenue overpass over the Gardiner Expressway. Captured at sunset, this ... read more

Doors Open 2016: UrbanToronto's Must-Tour Buildings

Commerce court north, image by Jonathan Castellino - via Flickr
May 27, 2016 6:00 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
With Doors Open Toronto kicking off tomorrow, Torontonians get another chance to peek inside some of the city's secrets, with over 130 buildings participating in this year's event. Yesterday, we ... read more

Women's College: Touring Toronto's Stress-Reducing Hospital

Women's College Hospital, Toronto
May 27, 2016 4:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
We enter Women's College Hospital from Grenville Street, through a door that's tucked between a monolithic limestone facade and a smaller, light-filled glass frontage accented by a bright ... read more

Too Big! Design Review Critiques Queen East Redevelopment

WAM Development, Arquitectonica, S9, Sweeny & Co, Toronto, 245 Queen East
May 27, 2016 2:35 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Back in February of this year, Edmonton-based WAM Development Group first made waves with its rezoning application for a three-tower development occupying nearly a full city block at Queen ... read more

25-Storey Condo Proposed for Queen and Berkeley

301 Queen Street East, Toronto, Quadrangle Architects
May 27, 2016 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A redevelopment proposal submitted to the City of Toronto Planning Department earlier this week seeks a major addition of density at the southwest corner of Queen Street East and Berkeley Street. ... read more

Planners Weigh Options for Downtown Waterfront Transit Link

union underground line
May 27, 2016 11:45 am | by David Brake | Comments
An upgraded transit network along the waterfront is among the top five transit projects Toronto's planning department would like to see funded, but much remains to be decided before a transit ... read more

Sponsored Post: A Landlord's Guide to Insuring Your Rental Condo

Sponsored Post, Del Rentals, Toronto
May 27, 2016 11:40 am | by | Comments
Your investment unit's ready to go: lease signed, surfaces glowing with that special hardwood glow, property manager informed that tenants are coming in. But have you made sure you have the right ... read more