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Photo of the Day: Centre of the Universe

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
September 24, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto, captured via drone from above the lake. This spherical view by Forum contributor skycandy presents the city and surrounding nature as its ... read more

Join the UrbanToronto Team: Internship Positions Available

Join the UrbanToronto Team: Internship Positions Available
September 21, 2018 5:20 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
Got a knack for writing and a passion for buildings? We're looking for urban-savvy and enthusiastic interns who have an excellent command of the written word, strong familiarity with social ... read more

Wonder Condos to Celebrate Building's Past as a Bakery

Wonder, 462 Eastern Avenue, Alterra, Graywood, Toronto
September 21, 2018 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As marketing kicks into gear for Wonder, new condos from Graywood Developments and the Alterra Group of Companies in Toronto's Riverside area, new details of plans to ... read more

Excavation Progressing for First Phase of Pinnacle One Yonge

Pinnacle One Yonge, Toronto, Pinnacle International, Hariri Pontarini
September 21, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Excavation is now well underway for the long-awaited first phase of Pinnacle International's Pinnacle One Yonge project, a five-tower, Hariri Pontarini Architects-designed ... read more

PRIME Condos Resubmitted to City with New Design

PRIME Condos, CentreCourt, Centrestone, IBI Group, Toronto
September 21, 2018 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The plan for a new condo tower just south of Gerrard on Jarvis continues to evolve from its initial rezoning application to the City of Toronto dating back to early 2017, with a resubmitted ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018 8:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario Finance Minister open to idea of a casino on Toronto’s waterfront; Key transit projects in limbo as PCs do ‘line-by-line audit’; Many Questions About A Subway ... read more

Photo of the Day: YC and Karma Reflected

Photo of the Day, Toronto, YC Condos, Karma
September 21, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a creative view of two condominium towers in Toronto's Yonge and College area. Submitted by Forum contributor Tarazet, this black and white shot features YC and ... read more

41-Storey Condo Tower Proposed at Queen and Jarvis

133 Queen East, IBI Group, Toronto, Tire Source Corp
September 20, 2018 5:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A major development proposal has surfaced for 133 Queen Street East in Toronto’s Moss Park neighbourhood, seeking rezoning to permit a 41-storey condominium tower at the southwest corner of Queen ... read more

Menkes Breaks Ground on Waterfront Innovation Centre

Waterfront Innovation Centre, Toronto, design by Sweeny &Co, Menkes Developments
September 20, 2018 5:02 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Today, Menkes Developments celebrated the start of construction for its Waterfront Innovation Centre on Queens Quay just east of Jarvis Street in Toronto's transforming East Bayfront area. The ... read more

York University Celebrates Opening of New Student Centre

York University Student Centre, Cannon Design, Toronto
September 20, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New buildings continue to add to the huge main campus of York University, finally served by rapid transit following the opening of the TTC’s Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension late last year. ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bay and Lake Shore

Throwback Thursday, Bay, Lake Shore, Backstage, L Tower, CIBC Square, Toronto
September 20, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday looks back just over 3 years, comparing a 2015 view east from just north of Bay and Lake Shore intersection with the same one revisited in 2018. Back in August 2015, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 20, 2018

September 20, 2018 8:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ford’s court win sets off fresh battles in Toronto civic election; Council candidates asked to sign affordable housing pledge ahead of planned Oct. 22 election; Gambling industry ... read more

Photo of the Day: Bloor-Yorkville Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Bloor Yorkville
September 20, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville skyline, captured by Forum contributor UrbanLurker. This view faces north from an elevated position on St. Joseph Street, ... read more

1 Yorkville Showing Off Textured Exterior as Tower Rises

1 Yorkville, Bazis, Plaza, Roy Varacalli, Toronto
September 19, 2018 3:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Progress continues at 1 Yorkville on Yonge just north of Bloor in the heart of Toronto. We last checked in on the 58-storey, Roy Varacalli-designed condominium ... read more

Work Started at Stafford and Greybrook's Avenue & Park

Avenue & Park, Stafford Homes, Greybrook, IBI Group, Toronto
September 19, 2018 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The early 2018 demolition of a former Toronto Beer Store location just north of Avenue Road and Lawrence was the first sign of activity on Avenue & Park condos by Stafford ... read more

Rezoning Application Updated for 15 Martha Eaton Way

15 Martha Eaton Way, First Gulf, Turner Fleischer, Toronto
September 19, 2018 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A planning application for a tower-in-the-park infill proposal in Toronto's Weston area seeks approval to build in the green space next to a 1970s-built 23-storey apartment tower just to the ... read more

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

September 19, 2018 8:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ford government will not exploit override clause if stay is granted, provincial lawyer says; Step into a Toronto reclaimed by nature in Indigenous artist’s highly realistic virtual ... read more

Photo of the Day: Toronto Take-Off

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
September 19, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto captured from the window of a flight taking off from Billy Bishop Airport. Submitted by Forum contributor ProjectEnd, this shot is centred ... read more

New Rezoning Application Submitted for 'Cumberland Square'

A closer view looking into Cumberland Square from the northeast, Toronto
September 18, 2018 5:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto developer and property manager KingSett Capital has submitted a rezoning application for 2 Bloor Street West through a limited partnership called Bloor CT Acquisition LP jointly held ... read more

Guest Column: What About Construction “Extras”?

Guest Column: What About Construction “Extras”?
September 18, 2018 2:00 pm | by Guest Columnist | Comments
Today we present a guest post from Mark Tigchelaar P.Eng., president and founder of GeoSolv Design/ Build Inc. Mark is passionate about both geoscience and the ... read more