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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 19, 2018

March 19, 2018 8:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Gates to be installed after car driven into Toronto streetcar tunnel again; Bombardier reportedly hires TD for Downsview site sale; Toronto's Hotel X at last ... read more

Photo of the Day: Construction in Yorkville

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Yorkville Village, Cumberland at Yorkville Plaza
March 19, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day shows a scene of ongoing changes in Toronto's Yorkville area. Submitted by Forum contributor ADRM, this view looks over the construction site for First ... read more

Growth To Watch For 2018: Jarvis and Church Corridors

Growth To Watch For 2018: Jarvis and Church Corridors
March 16, 2018 4:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Our Growth To Watch For 2018 series continues today, following up on our Corktown-Regent Park-Cabbagetown neighbourhoods tour with a roundup of all the planning and development activity in ... read more

George Brown College Pushing Sustainable Building Research

111 Russett Avenue after the retrofit, image courtesy of George Brown College
March 16, 2018 3:48 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
The past several years have seen George Brown College faculty and students working towards building a sustainable future—from product research to entire retrofits of Toronto’s solid masonry ... read more

Heritage Bookends Contemporary at Ten93 Queen West

Ten93 Queen West, Pemberton, Baywood Homes, RAW, IBI, Toronto
March 16, 2018 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new mid-rise condo development is adding a modern but context-sensitive presence between two heritage buildings in Toronto's West Queen West neigbourhood. Construction of Pemberton ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 16, 2018

March 16, 2018 8:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC suspends Presto fare-gate installation due to mechanical, software problems; From empty space to vibrant hub, Artscape creating new Weston centre; Ridesharing app ‘for ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline from King West

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
March 16, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the top of DNA3 in Toronto's King West Village area, for a view of the city skyline. This shot from Forum contributor agoraflaneur captures an east-facing view ... read more

ONE Properties' Church & Wellesley Condos Proposal Evolves

Looking southwest past Church and Wellesley, designed by 3XN for ONE Properties
March 15, 2018 4:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The proposal for a new condo tower on the northwest corner of Church and Wellesley streets in Toronto's Gay Village has evolved with a resubmission to the City. Originally proposed as a 43-storey, ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 7 St. Thomas

Throwback Thursday, 7 St. Thomas, Hariri Pontarini, Toronto
March 15, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns the clocks back 7 years for a before and after comparison of an infill office project in Toronto's Bay and Bloor area. Back in December 2010, a block of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 15, 2018

March 15, 2018 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto transit plans get major boost from federal, provincial governments; Toronto’s Long-Term Financial Plan; Leslieville condo dwellers start a climate change ... read more

Photo of the Day: Public Art

Photo of the Day, Toronto, 87 Peter Street, Menkes, Core Architects
March 15, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the base of Menkes Developments' 87 Peter project in Toronto's Entertainment District. The topped-out project by Core Architects includes ... read more

Growth to Watch For 2018: Corktown-Regent Park-Cabbagetown

Looking west towards 'home' and the Downtown Toronto skyline, Great Gulf
March 14, 2018 5:32 pm | by Craig White | Comments
This instalment of our Growth to Watch For series heads to the busy neighbourhoods east of Downtown and west of the Don Valley, exploring a diverse range of developments spanning across ... read more

Rendering Provides First Look at M2M Condos in North York

M2M Condos, Newtonbrook, Aoyuan Property Holdings, Wallman, Toronto
March 14, 2018 1:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month we covered Aoyuan Property Holdings' entry into the Toronto housing market with their purchase of the 8.6-acre Newtonbrook Plaza on Yonge Street at Cummer Avenue in North ... read more

Excavation in Full Swing for CentreCourt's ZEN King West

ZEN King West, Toronto, CentreCourt, IBI Group Architects, figure3
March 14, 2018 10:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been just weeks since CentreCourt Developments' ZEN King West project broke ground south of King on Strachan in Toronto's Liberty Village area, but the dig has already ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 14, 2018

March 14, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC proposes deeper discounts for college and university students; With Ford out of the running, Toronto mayoral race now wide open; Residents oppose plans to build meat ... read more

Photo of the Day: Downtown Burlington

Photo of the Day, Downtown Burlington, Bridgewater Residences
March 14, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial shot of Downtown Burlington, captured by drone and submitted to our Forum by contributor Jasonzed. This view faces northwest over the city's waterfront, ... read more

12-Storey Mixed-Use Project Proposed for King and Brant

544 King West, Toronto, Allied REIT, Great Gulf, Hariri Pontarini Architects
March 13, 2018 4:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Early this month, a plan was submitted to the City of Toronto seeking rezoning to permit a 12-storey, mixed-use building on a 2,917 m² site at 540-544 King Street West and 1 -7 Morrison ... read more

After Ed's: Demolition Continues at Mirvish Village Site

Mirvish Village, Westbank Corp, Henriquez Partners, Toronto
March 13, 2018 2:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The vacant site of Honest Ed's is turning heads at Toronto's Bathurst and Bloor intersection following the iconic retailer's recent demolition. The stored monument to kitsch was just one of many ... read more

Constructions Begins at Site of Tridel's Two-Tower Via Bloor

Via Bloor, Tridel, architectsAlliance, Toronto, Bloor, Parliament
March 13, 2018 11:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work is underway at the Bloor and Parliament streets site of Tridel's Via Bloor, a complex of 38 and 46-storey condominium towers. Designed by architectsAlliance, Via Bloor ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 13, 2018

March 13, 2018 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC internal report on fare evasion raises red flags over lost revenue; Toronto facing a massive $1.42 billion budget gap in five years; Eight times drivers couldn’t ... read more