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

September 26, 2018 8:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Nuit Blanche exhibit aims to bridge divide between downtown and Scarborough; Jennifer Keesmaat, John Tory spar over housing, gun violence in Toronto mayoral ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sunset Silhouette

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, sunset
September 26, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a silhouetted view of the Toronto skyline, captured from a high-rise in the Regent Park neighbourhood. Submitted by Forum contributor skycandy, this ... read more

Revised 300 Bloor West Tower Proposal Presented at DRP

300 Bloor West, Collecdev, Northrop, KPMB, Bloor Street United Church, Toronto
September 25, 2018 5:36 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
At Toronto's Design Review Panel earlier this month, 300 Bloor West made its first appearance in front of the experts, showcasing the proposed redevelopment of the prominent Bloor Street United ... read more

Wood-Frame Shoppers Drug Mart Rebuild Progresses on Yonge

728 Yonge Street, Shoppers Drug Mart, Toronto, Brook McIlroy
September 25, 2018 3:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
When you hear the term wood-frame construction, you think 'houses', and the use of wood has been all but phased out from commercial buildings over the years. Now however, with the use of advanced ... read more

Demolition Clearing Site for Tridel's Bianca Condos

Bianca Condos, Tridel, Teeple Architects, Toronto
September 25, 2018 12:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two shuttered industrial buildings on the north side of Dupont Street between Albany and Howland avenues are being demolished for a new condominium development from Tridel. ... read more

Crane Erected for Park Hyatt Conversion Project

Park Hyatt Hotel, Oxford Properties, KPMB, ERA, Toronto
September 25, 2018 10:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
10 months since the Park Hyatt Hotel temporarily closed its doors at Avenue Road and Bloor in the heart of Toronto, a long-awaited refresh of the Oxford Properties Group-owned hotel ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 25, 2018

September 25, 2018 8:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New Metrolinx chair discusses the company’s vision; Most Presto card holders taking advantage of TTC’s hop-on, hop-off transfer; Tory to miss transit activists’ debate to attend cocktail ... read more

Photo of the Day: Massey Tower

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Massey Tower, MOD
September 25, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of MOD Developments' Massey Tower, topped out at 60 storeys on the Toronto skyline. Submitted to the project's Forum thread by contributor ... read more

260-Metre-Tall M3 Announced at M City in Mississauga

M City, Mississauga, from Rogers Real Estate and Urban Capital
September 24, 2018 5:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A new tallest building will be coming to Mississauga, as the third tower at the M City development was announced at a ceremony today at the site southwest of Square One, in the centre of the ... read more

Site Plan Application for CIBC Square North includes Several Design Refinements

CIBC Square, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Hines, WilkinsonEyre, Toronto
September 24, 2018 4:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The 49-storey first phase of Ivanhoé Cambridge and Hines’ CIBC Square is well under construction just south of Union Station in Downtown Toronto, as planning continues for ... read more

Below Grade Forming Begins at Whitehaus Condos in Midtown

Whitehaus Condos, Lifetime, Knightstone, Diamond Schmitt, Toronto
September 24, 2018 12:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The early stages of work are progressing at the site of Lifetime Developments and Knightstone's Whitehaus Condominiums, a new 29-storey condominium tower coming to the corner ... read more

New Renderings Update Birchcliff Urban Towns Plans

Birchcliff Urban Towns, Core Development Group, RAW Design, Toronto
September 24, 2018 10:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was just over a year ago that an application for Site Plan Approval submitted to the City of Toronto offered a first glimpse of a townhome complex proposed for Kingston Road just west of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 24, 2018

September 24, 2018 8:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
King St. pilot project saves riders $11.5 million in time per year; Hotel workers fear condo conversions threatening jobs; What happened to Seth Rogen’s voice? TTC stopped ... read more

Photo of the Day: Centre of the Universe

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
September 24, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto, captured via drone from above the lake. This spherical view by Forum contributor skycandy presents the city and surrounding nature as its ... read more

Join the UrbanToronto Team: Internship Positions Available

Join the UrbanToronto Team: Internship Positions Available
September 21, 2018 5:20 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
Do you have a knack for writing and a passion for buildings? We're looking for urban-savvy and enthusiastic interns who have an excellent command of the written word, strong familiarity with ... read more

Wonder Condos to Celebrate Building's Past as a Bakery

Wonder, 462 Eastern Avenue, Alterra, Graywood, Toronto
September 21, 2018 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As marketing kicks into gear for Wonder, new condos from Graywood Developments and the Alterra Group of Companies in Toronto's Riverside area, new details of plans to ... read more

Excavation Progressing for First Phase of Pinnacle One Yonge

Pinnacle One Yonge, Toronto, Pinnacle International, Hariri Pontarini
September 21, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Excavation is now well underway for the long-awaited first phase of Pinnacle International's Pinnacle One Yonge project, a five-tower, Hariri Pontarini Architects-designed ... read more

PRIME Condos Resubmitted to City with New Design

PRIME Condos, CentreCourt, Centrestone, IBI Group, Toronto
September 21, 2018 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The plan for a new condo tower just south of Gerrard on Jarvis continues to evolve from its initial rezoning application to the City of Toronto dating back to early 2017, with a resubmitted ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018 8:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario Finance Minister open to idea of a casino on Toronto’s waterfront; Key transit projects in limbo as PCs do ‘line-by-line audit’; Many Questions About A Subway ... read more

Photo of the Day: YC and Karma Reflected

Photo of the Day, Toronto, YC Condos, Karma
September 21, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a creative view of two condominium towers in Toronto's Yonge and College area. Submitted by Forum contributor Tarazet, this black and white shot features YC and ... read more