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Photo of the Day: Grange Park Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
May 9, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to newly-revitalized Grange Park in Downtown Toronto. Captured by Craig White, this sunset shot shows the topped out Form Condos and the city skyline serving as a ... read more

Newmarket Getting First Major Condo Development in 30 Years

The Davis - Residences at Bakerfield, Newmarket, designed by RAW for Rose Corp
May 8, 2019 4:37 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
40 kilometres north of Downtown Toronto, high-rise living is still a relatively young concept in the town of Newmarket. The municipality’s most significant pocket of density lies on a stretch of ... read more

George Brown Opens School of Design at Daniels Waterfront

School of Design, George Brown College, Toronto
May 8, 2019 4:00 pm | by Jake Lisser | Comments
George Brown College has opened their new School of Design in the Daniels Waterfront - City of Arts complex at Lower Jarvis and Queens Quay in Toronto's East Bayfront area. The ... read more

8 Elm Tower at Yonge Redesigned at 67 Storeys

8 Elm, Pemberton, IBI Group, Toronto
May 8, 2019 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The plan to redevelop three lots at Yonge and Elm streets in Downtown Toronto has evolved with a redesign for the project. The original July 2016 proposal for 8 Elm Street included ... read more

Work Progressing on All Three Towers at Tridel's Islington Terrace

Islington Terrace, Bloorvista, Bloor Promenade, Tridel, Kirkor, Toronto
May 8, 2019 10:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just north of Islington subway station in the heart of the Toronto borough of Etobicoke, a new three-tower condominium development will add hundreds of homes for thousands of new residents to the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 8, 2019

May 8, 2019 8:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario government slashes tourism funding in Toronto and Ottawa; Toronto-area politicians rally against Ford’s housing-supply plan; Souped-up basements fetching condo-style rents ... read more

Photo of the Day: 88 North Rising

Photo of the Day, Toronto, 88 North
May 8, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a new condominium tower rising on Shuter Street in Toronto's Garden District. Captured by Forum contributor innsertnamehere, this view shows St Thomas ... read more

Mid-Rise Condo Proposed for Yonge Street in Midtown Toronto

2577 Yonge, Pyxis, Paul Raff Studio, Toronto
May 7, 2019 5:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
An application to the City of Toronto seeks rezoning to permit a boutique condominium development at 2577 Yonge Street, a few blocks north of Eglinton in the city's bustling Midtown. The plan ... read more

Multi-Tower Development at 325 Bogert Scaled Down at LPAT

325 Bogert, Greatwise Developments, Core Architects, Toronto
May 7, 2019 3:58 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Located west of Yonge along Sheppard Avenue, overlooking Earl Bales Park in the West Don Valley, Greatwise Developments is proposing to transform the existing rental housing complex located at 325 ... read more

Fourth Crane Erected at Sugar Wharf Condos Phase 1 Site

Sugar Wharf Condos, 100 Queens Quay, Menkes, Toronto
May 7, 2019 12:09 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The stretch of Toronto's Waterfront between Yonge and Parliament streets will soon be home to another cluster of skyline-redefining towers, extending the high-density South Core eastward, and ... read more

Crane Comes Down for State and Madison's 609 Avenue Road

609 Avenue Road, State Building Group, Madison, Richmond Architects, Toronto
May 7, 2019 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new development is adding to a stretch of modernist apartment towers on Avenue Road north of St. Clair in Midtown Toronto. A 21st century take on the mid-century towers lining the stretch ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 7, 2019

May 7, 2019 8:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rental housing providers say provincial plans to ‘fast track’ building could help ease apartment shortage; Toronto-area politicians rally against Ford’s housing-supply plan; Fare ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sunset Silhouette

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
May 7, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a colourful sunset shot of Toronto. Captured by Forum contributor Razz from a condo tower in the Distillery District, this angle faces northwest showing a ... read more

Menkes' Fleur Condos Rising Above Shuter and Church

Fleur Condos, Menkes Developments, architectsAlliance, Toronto
May 6, 2019 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another tower is rising into the growing cluster of high-rise development taking shape at Shuter and Church streets in Downtown Toronto. Menkes Developments' Fleur Condos will add a ... read more

UrbanToronto's Growth to Watch For 2019: South Etobicoke Report Now Available to Subscribers

Growth to Watch For 2019, UrbanToronto
May 6, 2019 4:05 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
Another year gone, another year of growth is on the way. Our annual Growth to Watch For series returns, and this year it is bigger, taller, and more comprehensive than ever before. We ... read more

Winners of the 39th Annual BILD Awards Announced

2019 BILD Awards
May 6, 2019 3:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The annual BILD Awards have honoured the best of the best in new home construction in the Greater Toronto Area since 1980, and the celebration was back for their 39th year last Friday evening. ... read more

TREB Reports Rise in GTA Sales, Listings, Home, Rental Prices

TREB, market report, Toronto, GTA, real estate
May 6, 2019 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Contrasting a cautious Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) quarterly report on Greater Toronto Area (GTA) home sales released at the end of April, the new TREB monthly report on the housing ... read more

Completed River City 3 Stands as Landmark in West Don Lands

River City 3, Toronto, designed by Saucier + Perrotte and ZAS for Urban Capital
May 6, 2019 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A decade ago, Toronto’s West Don Lands area remained mostly walled off from the public, little more than disused industrial plots awaiting change. After years of plans to bring new housing to the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 6, 2019

May 6, 2019 8:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sweeping changes buried in housing bill called ‘doomsday scenario’ for Ontario’s endangered species; Toronto sales and prices climb but detached-home prices fall in the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Tracks, Bridges, and Towers

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Union Station Rail Corridor, Liberty Village
May 6, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Downtown Toronto's Union Station Rail Corridor for a view captured by Forum contributor Red Mars. This shot faces west along the corridor towards the ... read more