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Excavation Bottoms Out for DuEast in Regent Park

Daniels DuEast, The Daniels Corp, Toronto, Regent Park, Core Architects
June 29, 2018 10:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A handful of new projects are taking shape as part of Phase 3 in The Daniels Corporation and Toronto Community Housing Corporation's (TCHC) revitalization of the Regent Park ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 29, 2018

June 29, 2018 8:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Taking architecture app Driftscape for a stroll around Toronto; In one hour, Toronto drivers blocked this downtown intersection at virtually every red light; King Street ... read more

Photo of the Day: View from River City 3

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
June 29, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the Toronto skyline, captured from a condominium unit at the new River City 3 development in the West Don Lands. Submitted by Forum contributor ... read more

RAW Design Transforms Streetcar's Riverside Square for RAW X

Artificial turf at RAW X at Riverside Square, Toronto, image by Craig White
June 28, 2018 5:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It's very rare that anyone would get into a construction site who didn't work on it—other than the occasional camera-toting reporters—but last night, Toronto architecture firm RAW Design ... read more

Massive Mural Taking Shape at Parkside Student Residences

Equilibrium, Okuda San Miguel, Parkside Student Residence, Toronto
June 28, 2018 2:47 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month, it was announced that a major mural by renowned Spanish street artist Okuda San Miguel would be painted on the side of the 23-storey Parkside Student Residences at ... read more

CIBC Square: Toronto's Next Office Tower Reaches Grade

CIBC Square, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Hines, WilkinsonEyre, Toronto
June 28, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping a close eye on the construction of the first phase tower at CIBC Square, a two-tower office complex from Ivanhoé Cambridge and Hines, set to ... read more

Throwback Thursday: CN Tower View

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, CN Tower, CityPlace, Fort York
June 28, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back almost 6 years, for a west-facing view of Toronto captured from the main lookout level at the CN Tower. This November 2012 view primarily features the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 28, 2018

June 28, 2018 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto wants mid-rise housing, but can we afford it?; Breaking down Doug Ford’s impossible, ridiculous, scandalous subway to Pickering; The Bentway in Toronto reopens with new ... read more

Photo of the Day: Goodbye ACC

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Air Canada Centre, Scotiabank Arena
June 28, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the Air Canada Centre in Downtown Toronto. This shot offers a last look at the facility's current branding before new naming rights take effect on July ... read more

TTC Buying Electric Buses to Support Clean Air Targets

New Flyer electric bus features
June 27, 2018 4:18 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Electric buses are not new. They're not even new to Toronto. The TTC operated electric buses along central Toronto streets briefly in the 1920s and then again continuously from 1947 until ... read more

First Look at Suite Layouts for M2M Condos in North York

M2M Condos, Newtonbrook, Aoyuan Property Holdings, Wallman, Toronto
June 27, 2018 3:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With marketing heating up for M2M Condos, we are learning new information about the Wallman Architects-designed five-tower community from Aoyuan Property Holdings. Coming to ... read more

Forming and Excavation Progress at Enormous 'The Well' Site

The Well, Toronto, Diamond Corp, RioCan, Allied, Tridel, Woodbourne
June 27, 2018 3:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the month since we last checked in on construction at The Well, the excavation for the block-sized mixed-use development at Front and Spadina has grown considerably. With several residential ... read more

PRIME Condos to Add to CentreCourt's East Side Portfolio

PRIME Condos, CentreCourt, Centrestone, IBI Group, Toronto
June 27, 2018 11:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
While the neighbourhoods west of Downtown Toronto have been built out with new development at an impressive pace for several years now, re-investment in the neighbourhoods east of the core is a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 27, 2018

June 27, 2018 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We spent rush hour watching cyclists and drivers navigate an ‘absolutely terrifying’ Toronto intersection; Deadline for ‘Sidewalk Toronto’ plan pushed back; Shoppers ... read more

Photo of the Day: Water and Sun

Eau du Soleil, Toronto, Harbour Bay, Photo of the Day
June 27, 2018 12:00 am | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
Today’s Photo of the Day, retrieved from Forum contributor Jasonzed, features the thriving growth in Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores community. The photo shows the under-construction Eau du Soleil ... read more

CN Tower Unveils Upgrades on 42nd Anniversary

CN Tower, Toronto, Canada Lands Company, Cumulus Architects
June 26, 2018 3:53 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
42 years ago today, Toronto's iconic CN Tower opened as the world’s tallest freestanding structure, a title it held for 32 years. It's now the third tallest freestanding structure in the ... read more

Details Appear on King Portland Centre/Kingly Condos Exterior

The King Portland Centre and Kingly Condos as seen from the CN Tower, Toronto
June 26, 2018 2:17 pm | by Craig White | Comments
One of many Toronto construction projects you can get a good view of from the CN Tower is the new Kingly Condos and King Portland Centre. The Hariri Pontarini ... read more

CN Tower Day on UrbanToronto: There's an App for That

CN Tower Viewfinder app: Entertainment, screen shot
June 26, 2018 12:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Today marks the official reopening of the indoor observation level at the CN Tower, and we'll have a few stories about the changes at the tower, and what you can see from it, of course. We've even ... read more

Heritage Loblaws Re-emerging at Bathurst and Lake Shore

West Block Est. 1928, The LakeShore, The LakeFront, Toronto
June 26, 2018 9:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For almost 90 years, the 1928-built Loblaw Warehouse stood as a fixture at Toronto's Bathurst and Lake Shore intersection, but the heritage four-storey warehouse fell into disrepair in its later ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 26, 2018

June 26, 2018 7:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto arts group hangs colourful banner to promote healing after van attack; What TCHC needs to do next with Regent Park; Rooming house pilot aims to give ... read more