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Photo of the Day: Urban Density

Photo of the Day, Toronto, density, city, construction
January 12, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a southeast facing view of Toronto, captured from a high-rise condominium unit on Balmuto Street, just south of Bloor. read more

'Tower-in-the-Park' Infill Proposed for 15 Martha Eaton Way

15 Martha Eaton Way designed by Turner Fleischer Architects, Toronto
January 11, 2018 5:05 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
A 'Tower-in-the-Park' infill proposal has been submitted to the City of Toronto for 15 Martha Eaton Way, a private street leading off of Trethewey Drive in the area north of Eglinton and Black ... read more

Tower Community Proposed Near Scarborough City Centre

670 Progress Avenue, Toronto, image via TACT Architects and Fieldgate Homes
January 11, 2018 12:04 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Rezoning is being sought for 670 through 690 Progress Avenue, to the east of Consilium Place and the Scarborough Town Centre. The application, submitted to the City of Toronto in December 2017, ... read more

Lakefilling Marks First Step for Port Lands Transformation

Cherry Street Stormwater Lakefilling, Port Lands, Essroc Quay, Toronto
January 11, 2018 10:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A 2016 announcement of $65 million in infrastructure funding from the provincial and federal governments for Waterfront Toronto's Cherry Street Stormwater and Lakefilling project marked ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Adelaide and Princess Revisited

Throwback Thursday, Adelaide and Princess, Ivory, Axiom, Toronto
January 11, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Back in November 2014, we ran a Throwback Thursday feature covering Toronto's Adelaide Street at Princess, just east of Sherbourne. In the over three years since this comparison was captured, the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 11, 2018

January 11, 2018 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two senior executives gone from Metrolinx; Google's Sidewalk Labs wants to make Toronto ‘the first truly 21st-century city,’ CEO says; Some Scarborough residents tell city ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yonge Street Canyon

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Eaton Centre, Yonge Street, Massey Tower
January 11, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the southwest edge of Toronto's Yonge Dundas Square for a south facing view down Yonge Street. Submitted to the Massey Tower Forum thread by contributor ... read more

Residential Suites to Disguise Self Storage on Dufferin at 401

3621 Dufferin Street, Dymon Storage, TACT Architecture, Toronto
January 10, 2018 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Among a wave of development proposals submitted to the City of Toronto in the final days of 2017, a plan from Dymon Storage is seeking rezoning for a mixed-use mid-rise building at 3621 ... read more

ULI Launches 2018 #CityResolve Campaign

2018 #CityResolve Campaign
January 10, 2018 3:00 pm | by Monika Rau | Comments
2018 #CityResolve Campaign The annual #CityResolve campaign has returned to Twitter. Now in its fourth year, the successful initiative brings Torontonians together focusing on city pride and ... read more

Oben Flats Resubmits Scaled Up Plan for Eglinton West Rental

Oben Flats Castlefield Design District, superkul, Eglinton West, Toronto
January 10, 2018 12:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A 2012 proposal from developer Oben Flats sought to add a 7-storey, 29-unit rental development at 2280 Eglinton Avenue West steps from the future Caledonia Crosstown LRT and GO Station ... read more

Great Gulf's 357 King West Returns as Condos

357 King West, Great Gulf, Quadrangle, Toronto
January 10, 2018 11:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The latest condominium to hit the market in Toronto’s Entertainment District is planned for the southwest corner of Blue Jays Way and King Street. Designed by Quadrangle, the 42-storey ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 10, 2018

January 10, 2018 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto looks to draw more people to King Street amid business owners' complaints; Toronto has room for more density, study says; Toronto’s luxury housing market hits rough ... read more

Photo of the Day: Encased

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Leslie Street Spit, Lake Ontario
January 10, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view from Toronto's Leslie Street Spit, captured during the recent cold snap. Submitted by Forum contributor Razz, this view shows the Lake Ontario shoreline ... read more

Details Emerging for Sky-Scraping Expo City 5 in Vaughan

Expo City 5, Cortel Group, Quadrangle, Vaughan
January 9, 2018 4:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's full steam ahead up in Vaughan. In the last several months, the developing suburb has seen the lightning fast sale of multiple condo towers in the Transit City and Icona developments, ... read more

Mid-Rise Office Building Proposed Near Lansdowne Subway

57 Wade Avenue designed by Bogdan Newman Caranci Architects
January 9, 2018 3:36 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
A rezoning submission has been received by the City of Toronto for 57 Wade Avenue. Located in a transitioning industrial area between the Junction Triangle and Wallace Emerson neighbourhoods, the ... read more

'Accessibility Designed' Suites on Offer at Daniels' Wesley Tower

Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre, The Daniels Corporation, Rafael + Bigauskas
January 9, 2018 11:58 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Excavation is now well underway for the Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre, a 43-storey Rafael + Bigauskas Architects-designed condominium at City Centre Drive and Confederation Parkway ... read more

Two Condo Developments Planned Near Yonge and Lawrence

41 Chatsworth, Times Group, Michael Spaziani Architect, Toronto
January 9, 2018 11:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A couple blocks south of Lawrence subway station in North Toronto, a pair of proposals are seeking zoning amendments which would allow new density along Chatsworth Drive, one on the southwest ... read more

Lumina: Last Phase at ELAD Canada's Emerald City Community

ELAD Canada, Lumina, Emerald City, WZMH Architects, Toronto
January 9, 2018 10:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
ELAD Canada’s Emerald City Community has been steadily growing since construction of the community’s first buildings commenced in 2010 at the North York intersection of Don Mills and Sheppard. The ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 9, 2018

January 9, 2018 8:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto invites residents to help city win $50-million ‘Smart Cities’ prize; The Bentway's surprising success shows Torontonians are hungry for unconventional public ... read more

Photo of the Day: Winter Cityscape

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, King East, East Bayfront
January 9, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto's King East and East Bayfront neighbourhoods, captured from an elevated vantage point in Regent Park. Submitted by Forum contributor skycandy, ... read more