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Bike Share Toronto Growing by 90 New Stations, 1000 New Bikes

Bike Share Toronto, PRESTO, Metrolinx
August 16, 2018 5:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A significant expansion of Toronto’s Bike Share network is underway again this year after 70 new stations were added in 2017. As of today, 71 of 90 new stations have been added in 2018, with the ... read more

Below Grade Forming Accelerates at Daniels' Wesley Tower

Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre, The Daniels Corporation, Rafael + Bigauskas
August 16, 2018 3:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have kept a close eye on the Mississauga site of Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre since the new high-rise condominium development commenced construction at Confederation ... read more

Revised Plan for The Keeley Includes Additional Level

The Keeley, TAS, Teeple Architects, Toronto
August 16, 2018 1:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
TAS and Fiera Properties' OMB-approved plan for a condominium development across from Downsview Park in northwestern Toronto could get a bit taller as a result of recent applications to ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Rebuilding the Loblaw Warehouse

Throwback Thursday, Loblaw's, Lake Shore, West Block, Toronto
August 16, 2018 10:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back just over two years to the intersection of Bathurst and Lake Shore in Toronto. Back in January, 2016, crews were in the process of carefully ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 16, 2018

August 16, 2018 8:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Latest King St. pilot data shows higher ridership, shorter commutes; How Toronto’s architectural heritage was saved, the jigsaw way; Doug Ford promises to consult ... read more

Photo of the Day: CIBC Square

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CIBC Square, cranes, South Core
August 16, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of construction at the first phase of the CIBC Square development, just south of Toronto's Union Station. Captured from the northeast by Forum ... read more

Structural Expression Evident as 51 Camden Reaches Grade

51 Camden Street, Toronto, Shim-Sutcliffe, Carbon, Zinc, Alterra
August 15, 2018 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Renderings or no, in most cases we've seen in Toronto, a building needs to have risen several levels above grade, and usually have some cladding installed too before we even get a hint of its ... read more

Settlement Tabled for Carlyle Condos in Entertainment District

The Carlyle Condos, Fortress Real Developments, architectsAlliance, Toronto
August 15, 2018 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new condominium tower in Toronto’s Entertainment District is drawing close to zoning approval thanks to a settlement proposal now on the table. Initially proposed in 2015, the plan for ... read more

Open Streets TO Returns with Two Summer Events

Open Streets TO, Toronto, Yonge, Bloor, paved park, pop-up
August 15, 2018 11:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Billed as Canada's largest free recreation program, Open Streets TO is returning to Downtown Toronto this Sunday, August 19th, with a second date to follow in September. Like previous years, the ... read more

Yukon Striker: Record-Breaking Coaster Coming to Wonderland

Yukon Striker at Canada's Wonderland, Vaughan, Bolliger & Mabillard, Cedar Fair
August 15, 2018 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
As Vaughan's ongoing growth spurt adds condominium and office towers to the suburb's emerging skyline, the latest project set to rise hundreds of feet skyward isn't a habitable structure at all; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 15, 2018

August 15, 2018 8:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sidewalk Labs reveals latest plans for Toronto ‘smart city’ development; Ontario caps off summer session with bill slashing Toronto city council; Toronto ranked in top 10 ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rainbow Over the Village

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Church-Wellesley Village
August 15, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of a rainbow over Toronto's Church-Wellesley Village, captured by Forum contributor Rascacielo. This view faces south from the Church and Maitland ... read more

Brookfield Announces Go-Ahead for Bay Adelaide Centre North

Looking towards the Bay Adelaide Centre, Toronto, Brookfield Property Partners
August 14, 2018 4:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The third and final tower of Brookfield Property Partners' Downtown Toronto development, the Bay Adelaide Centre, is going ahead. The company announced today that Scotiabank has agreed ... read more

Foster + Partners-Designed Canopy Proposed for Four Seasons

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences, Toronto, Foster+Partners
August 14, 2018 3:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Six years after the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences opened its doors in Toronto's Yorkville neighbourhood, a big change is coming to the base of the development's 52-storey tower. An ... read more

Exterior Touches Adding to Latest Regent Park TCHC Rentals

Regent Park revitalization, Block 27, RAW Design, TCHC, Daniels, Toronto
August 14, 2018 12:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is rapidly closing in on completion for the next affordable housing development being built as part of the ongoing revitalization of Toronto's Regent Park neighbourhood. ... read more

M2M Condos to Feature Inviting U31-Appointed Amenities

M2M Condos, Newtonbrook, Aoyuan Property Holdings, Wallman, Toronto
August 14, 2018 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The gradual rollout of marketing material continues to offer new details about M2M Condos—a five-tower community from developer Aoyuan Property Holdings, set to replace the ageing ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 14, 2018

August 14, 2018 8:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Long-time Toronto councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker won’t seek re-election now that Ford is changing ward boundaries; The Well condo-office complex to bring a different kind of cooling to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sailboats and the Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
August 14, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us above Tommy Thompson Park for a view of the Toronto skyline. Captured by drone and submitted to our Forum by contributor skycandy, this northwest-facing view ... read more

Plans for Expanding Agincourt GO Station Submitted to City

Rendering of the platform area of the future Agincourt GO Station
August 13, 2018 4:20 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Five months after Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario (IO) awarded it a contract for expanding Agincourt GO Station, EllisDon Transit Infrastructure (EDTI) has submitted its plans to the City of ... read more

Yonge Sheppard Centre Upgrades, New Rental Tower Progressing

Yonge Sheppard Centre, RioCan, KingSett Capital, Quadrangle, Toronto
August 13, 2018 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
42 years after the Yonge Sheppard Centre opened at North York's most prominent intersection, the complex's mall and office towers are being refreshed and renovated by ... read more