Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 22, 2017

December 22, 2017 8:14 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bombardier to miss revised year-end target for TTC streetcars; Flooding forces some tenants at landmark Toronto skyscraper to relocate; Toronto’s new subway stations: ... read more

Photo of the Day: Urban Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, First Canadian Place, sunset
December 22, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a sunset view from an upper level at First Canadian Place in Toronto's Financial District. Submitted to our Forum by contributor salsa, this shot faces over the ... read more

QuadReal Proposes New 64-Storey Tower at Commerce Court

Looking down at Commerce Court III, Toronto, by Hariri Pontarini Architects
December 21, 2017 6:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The QuadReal Property Group, a new company owned by bcIMC which consolidates "the assets and expertise of four seasoned players in the Canadian real estate investment and ... read more

Woodbine Racetrack Proposal Comes Up Short at DRP

Woodbine Entertainment Group, Woodbine Racetrack, CGL, Chris Dikeakos, Toronto
December 21, 2017 4:38 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Tucked away in the northwest corner of the city, Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) is looking to bring their Woodbine Racetrack to the forefront as one of Toronto's premiere destinations with a ... read more

Time-Lapse Condenses Years of Work at York University Station

York University Station, TYSSE, Foster + Partners, Arup Canada, Toronto
December 21, 2017 1:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This past weekend's opening of the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension (TYSEE) gave many in the region their first taste of Line 1's six new stations. In the days since the opening, York ... read more

Checking Out Plaza's Mississauga Square Sales Centre

Mississauga Square, Plaza, Turner Fleischer Architects, Bryon Patton
December 21, 2017 12:57 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With just a handful of units remaining, Plaza's Mississauga Square has been a hot seller since launching in mid-2017. The 33-storey Turner Fleischer Architects-designed ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Vaughan Metropolitan Centre

Throwback Thursday, Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Station, TTC, TYSSE
December 21, 2017 9:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The December 17th opening of the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension (TYSSE) has brought the TTC's Line 1 subway to Vaughan, beyond Toronto's northern city limit. This week, we turn back the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 21, 2017

December 21, 2017 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tenants can now look up highrise building’s fire inspection reports online; CBC Museum in Toronto shutting its doors; No going back on King St. makeover; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Financial Core

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Financial District, King Street
December 21, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from Forum contributor lucci, who recently captured a set of evening shots from Toronto's Financial District. This shot faces north across King Street from ... read more

TAS Submits Plan to Remake Site Around Wellington Destructor

Looking north to 2 Tecumseth, Toronto, designed by KPMB Architects for TAS
December 20, 2017 5:42 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Development firm TAS has submitted an application to develop an irregularly shaped site on the west side of Downtown Toronto, just north of the rail corridor opposite Fort York and the ... read more

Work Starts with Shoring for Daniels DuEast in Regent Park

DuEast Condominiums, The Daniels Corporation, Regent Park, Core, Toronto
December 20, 2017 5:01 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Phase 3 is in full swing for the five-phase rebuild of Toronto’s Regent Park neighbourhood, being led by private developer The Daniels Corporation working with the Toronto Community ... read more

4569 Kingston Road Condo Proposal Sees Design Revisions

4569 Kingston Road designed by Kohn Partnership Architects, Toronto
December 20, 2017 4:46 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
A redesign of a proposed mid-rise development at 4569 Kingston Road in Scarborough has been submitted to Toronto Planning. Designed by Kohn Partnership Architects for the Mutual Development ... read more

Plans Resubmitted for Madison's 150 Eglinton East Condo Tower

150 Eglinton Avenue East, Madison Group, Quadrangle, Toronto
December 20, 2017 12:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A planned condominium tower at 150 Eglinton Avenue East by the Madison Group has been advancing through Toronto's planning process since initially being proposed back in ... read more

LCBO Tower Begins Construction on Queens Quay

LCBO Tower, Menkes Developments, B+H Architects, Toronto
December 20, 2017 10:14 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another office tower has started construction in Downtown Toronto. Following the closure of a surface parking lot to the east of the current LCBO headquarters on Queens Quay at Cooper, shoring ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 20, 2017

December 20, 2017 8:39 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC to explore U-Pass for Toronto’s postsecondary students; Mayor John Tory has got plans so when is the time for action?; Toronto arts hub fights for right to occupy ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline from The Spit

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Leslie Street Spit
December 20, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the Leslie Street Spit for a view of Toronto's skyline. Submitted by Forum contributor Razz, this northwest-facing view shows the impact of new additions like ... read more

Mississauga Transitway 'Complete' — For Now

Mississauga Transitway construction ends
December 19, 2017 6:00 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
The Mississauga Transitway is now 'complete', according to a recent Ontario Government news release—but is it really? Last week, Ontario's Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca journeyed out ... read more

YRT BRT at VMC: Vaughan Gets a Fast Link to Downtown Toronto

Vaughan Metropolitan Centre station at night, Grimshaw Architects
December 19, 2017 2:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto has been buzzing over the last few days with celebrations for the first new subway stations to open here in 15 years. The six-station extension of Line 1 isn't just big news for Toronto ... read more

Lighthouse Tower West Hits Grade as 130 QQE Offices Progress

Daniels Waterfront, 130 QQE, RAW, Rafael + Bigauskas Architects, Toronto
December 19, 2017 12:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Cranes dot Toronto's central waterfront skyline as a private development transforms the city's blue edge. In the East Bayfront area along Queens Quay East, mid- and high-rise developments are in ... read more

Skale's 1181 Queen Street West Evolves with Resubmission

1181 Queen Street West, Skale Developments, Quadrangle, Toronto
December 19, 2017 10:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Skale Developments is advancing their plans for a condominium development at 1181 Queen Street West, across the street from Toronto's Gladstone Hotel. Originally proposed as a 26-storey ... read more