Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 25, 2014

June 25, 2014 7:51 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Torontonians against renaming Union Station; TTC and City to look into low-income transit fares; Pan Am Games facilities behind schedule, over budget; and more news... Waterfront Toronto set ... read more

Photo of the Day: Open Dome

Photo of the Day, Rogers Centre, dome open
June 25, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto got its first taste of a sporting icon in June of 1989, when the SkyDome officially opened to much fanfare. Since renamed to 'Rogers Centre' the iconic stadium remains a major Toronto ... read more

Catching Up With Work on U of T's Back Campus Field

U of T Back Campus Field, 2015 Pan and Parapan Am Games, Toronto
June 24, 2014 7:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The U of T's back campus has been described as both a significant mid-city green space and alternatively as a muddy obstacle course, and while advocates of a more natural outdoors wished to see it ... read more

Amexon Unveils Residences of U Avenue at Dundas and University

Suites at The Residence at U Avenue will feature floor to ceiling windows
June 24, 2014 5:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Amexon Development Corporation's redevelopment of 480 University Avenue at Dundas Street is moving forward. Now entering its marketing phase, the building's final design has been tweaked and it ... read more

KobenHavn's ParkLane Offers Luxury Living in Port Credit

ParkLane, Turner Fleischer Architects, KobenHavn, Mississauga
June 24, 2014 1:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Contemporary townhome design is coming to the suburbs with developer KobenHavn's ParkLane, a new residential development at Lakeshore Road and Godfrey Lane in Mississauga. On the ... read more

90 Niagara Offering Boutique Alternative to High-Rise Living

90 Niagara condos, by Giannone Petricone for Fieldgate Homes, Toronto
June 24, 2014 12:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Most of the condominiums coming in Toronto—both planned for the future and under construction now—take the form of high-rise towers. While high-density living in the fast-paced downtown core is ... read more

Pugs Announce 2014 Winners and Talk Toronto vs. Chicago

June 24, 2014 10:30 am | by Craig White | Comments
Last week an audience gathered at the Art Gallery of Ontario to celebrate the winners of the 2014 Pug Awards, to congratulate the winning participants in this year's Pug Ed school programme, and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 24, 2014

June 24, 2014 9:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Major post-election cabinet shuffle for Ontario Liberals; Winston Churchill statue welcomed to new location; NDP and Liberal candidates spar over Keystone pipeline in heated Trinity-Spadina ... read more

Photo of the Day: Glowing Divide

Photo of the Day, rail corridor
June 24, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The rail corridor and the high-rises of downtown glow in harmony in today's Photo of the Day, submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Freaktography. The wall of skyscrapers on the north side ... read more

Crane Comes Down at Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide

Ivory on Adelaide, Plaza, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
June 23, 2014 5:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Less than a week since we last checked in on Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide, the project hit a major milestone this Saturday, with the removal of its tower crane. The ... read more

FIVE Condos Continues to Grow near Yonge and Wellesley

FIVE Condos, MOD, Graywood, Hariri Pontarini Architects, ERA, Toronto
June 23, 2014 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
About a half dozen floors from topping off along Yonge Street is FIVE Condos by MOD, Graywood and Five St. Joseph Developments. The development combines a ... read more

Cladding Installation Under Way at U of T Goldring Sports Complex

University of Toronto, Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport, MJM, Patkau
June 23, 2014 10:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction has progressed on The University of Toronto's new Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport to the point where cladding is now being installed on the building's ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 23, 2014

June 23, 2014 7:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Scarborough-Agincourt’s three-way by-election race heats up; NDP candidate reports missing and damaged signs to police; Cluster of street lights drawing attention at Weston and Dennis; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Above Yonge and King

1 King West, Yonge and King, Toronto, Photo of the Day
June 23, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The intersection of Yonge and King sees a lot of traffic from motorists, pedestrians and public transit riders. Most Torontonians have passed by the well known intersection at some point or ... read more

The Heathview's North Tower Crane Comes Down

Pieces of the tower crane are removed. Image by Morguard.
June 20, 2014 8:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The crane from the North Tower of the 30-storey twin building rental complex, The Heathview, was removed this past weekend. The intricate process involved the use of a mobile crane to disassemble ... read more

The Changing Panorama From The Manulife Centre

Toronto skyline, 2008 - 2014
June 20, 2014 6:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In few other cities would six years ago seem like distant history. Toronto's vertical growth spurt has been getting a whole lot of attention lately, and we are no exception, with features like ... read more

The Townes of Richview Launches Tomorrow in Etobicoke

The Townes of Richview, National Homes, Toronto
June 20, 2014 3:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new townhouse development is having its public launch tomorrow in Etobicoke. National Homes' The Townes of Richview, is one of a number of developments to utilize green space along Eglinton ... read more

The Academy Condo At UTSC Launches Tomorrow

The Academy Condos, LeMine Investment Group, Devron Development, UTSC
June 20, 2014 2:20 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
LeMine and Devron's The Academy Condos is set to launch noon tomorrow at their presentation centre at 4679 Yonge Street near Sheppard. The condos situated at Morningside and Ellesmere aptly allude ... read more

Progress on Waterfront Toronto's Queens Quay Revitalization

Queen's Quay Revitalization, Waterfront Toronto, West 8, DTAH, Toronto
June 20, 2014 12:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's waterfront has morphed significantly over the past several years as improved walkways and parks have been built beside the lake. Problems have remained however with the infrastructure to ... read more

Toronto to Honour Nelson Mandela with Street Dedication

Nelson Mandela, ceremonial street naming, City of Toronto
June 20, 2014 10:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Former South African President Nelson Mandela was known worldwide for his outstanding life-long achievements, and despite his passing last year, his legacy lives on around the world. The City of ... read more