U of T Architecture Announces Álvaro Siza Lecture on Sept 25th

Álvaro Siza, image courtesy of the University of Toronto
September 10, 2015 12:28 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In collaboration with the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), the University of Toronto's John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design has announced a lecture by renowned ... read more

Throwback Thursday: FIVE Condos

Throwback Thursday, FIVE Condos, Toronto
September 10, 2015 9:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The construction of MOD, Graywood, and Five St. Joseph Developments' FIVE Condos has added hundreds of new homes to the intersection of Yonge and St. Joseph, while ... read more

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

September 10, 2015 8:49 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
North Toronto Railway Station celebrates 100 years with time capsule opening; Toronto’s drive to level playing field between Uber and taxis could mean lower fares for ... read more

Photo of the Day: Walking at Light Speed

September 10, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The newly-opened Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Pedestrian Tunnel provides the first fixed link between the mainland and islands since a storm cut off the peninsula in the 1850s, serving ... read more

Registration Under Way for Cityzen and Fernbrook's 158 Front East

158 Front East Condominiums, Toronto, Cityzen, Fernbrook Homes
September 9, 2015 5:19 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following the release of its final renderings, the marketing and registration is well under way for Cityzen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes' 158 Front Street East. ... read more

Heritage Toronto Architecture Award Nominees Announced

Little Trinity Annex, Toronto, DTAH Architects, ERA Architects
September 9, 2015 12:59 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On September 8th, Heritage Toronto announced a record-breaking sixteen nominees for the William Greer Architectural Conservation and Crafstmanship category of the 41st Annual Heritage Toronto ... read more

Colliers Finds Correlation Between Commercial Demand and Transit

Colliers International, Toronto
September 9, 2015 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In a city with some of the most severe congestion and traffic issues in the Americas, business owners in Toronto are embracing public transit more than ever. A new report on Rapid Public Transit ... read more

Crane Raised at Regent Park Site of The Bartholomew Condos

The Bartholomew, Quadrangle Architects, The Daniels Corporation, Toronto
September 9, 2015 11:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A decade into The Daniels Corporation's and Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC)'s multi-phased Regent Park revitalization, cranes continue to pop up in the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 9, 2015

September 9, 2015 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Brampton mayor may seek referendum on LRT; Taxi company petitions City of Toronto to lower cab fares; 180-year-old artifacts uncovered at St. Lawrence Market north; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Misty Sunrise Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, sunrise, skyline
September 9, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yet another photo of the Toronto skyline is featured in today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by ~EvidencE~. This shot takes us to the Humber ... read more

Toronto to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of New City Hall

Toronto City Hall, City of Toronto
September 8, 2015 5:45 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Looking every bit as bold and elegant as it did in 1965, Toronto's 'New City Hall' is set to mark the 50th anniversary of its opening on September 13th. The City of Toronto's series of free public ... read more

Metrolinx Issues Request for Qualifications for Finch West LRT

Finch West LRT, Metrolinx, Infrastructure Ontario
September 8, 2015 5:07 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's proposed Finch West LRT line has been on-again-off-again, but it seems things are finally full steam ahead. Envisioned as part of the Transit City plan under Mayor David Miller's ... read more

The Crane Also Rises: A Tale of Three Toronto Mansions

Casey House, Bird Construction Company, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
September 8, 2015 4:11 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
When Ernest Hemingway came to Toronto in 1920, having landed a job at the Toronto Star, the city and the fiery young writer did not get along. Toronto the Good, perceived from the generous corner ... read more

1831 Foundations Uncovered at North St. Lawrence Market Site

St Lawrence Market North, City of Toronto, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
September 8, 2015 1:18 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In the young and relentlessly changing city of Toronto, today's architectural heritage rarely stretches back far enough to showcase the rows of centuries-old, historic buildings for which some ... read more

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

September 8, 2015 9:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Guild Inn restoration set to begin soon; What's next for Open Streets TO?; City of Toronto cancels 880,000 unpaid parking tickets; and more news... Guild Inn ... read more

Photo of the Day: University and Dundas

Photo of the Day, Toronto, University and Dundas
September 8, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Major changes are coming to the intersection of University and Dundas in Downtown Toronto, with under-construction and planned developments aiming to add significant new density to the area of St. ... read more

Lash Group's Cloud9 Condos Preparing for October Opening

Cloud9 Condominiums, Rexdale, Etobicoke, Lash Group, Richmond Architects
September 4, 2015 6:05 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We've been popping in to see progress at Cloud9 Condominiums by the Lash Group as it gets closer to completion in Toronto's Rexdale area. Last time we visited a few months ago, we checked out one ... read more

Landscaping Progressing Quickly Around Waterlink at Pier 27

Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook Homes, Waterlink at Pier 27, aA, toronto
September 4, 2015 2:47 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Cityzen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes' four-building project Waterlink at Pier 27 welcomed its first residents last year, while other aspects of the development were ... read more

Streetcar's Carnaby Condos Transforming Queen and Gladstone

Streetcar Development, Dream, TACT Architecture, Carnaby, Twenty Condos, Toronto
September 4, 2015 11:30 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Rapidly taking shape in the heart of West Queen West, Streetcar Developments and Dream's Carnaby complex of lofts and condominiums at the corner of Queen and Gladstone is transforming an entire ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 4, 2015

September 4, 2015 9:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
MaRS now 70 per cent populated; Plaza at Yonge and Front will offer new way; $1 million-plus is the new normal for decrepit homes in hot markets; and more news... MaRS now 70 ... read more