Mid-rise Condominium Proposed on St Clair East of Runnymede

2306 St. Clair Avenue West, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
June 22, 2017 5:15 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
A zoning by-law amendment application has been submitted to the City of Toronto by Marlin Spring Developments for a proposed 11-storey (111.22 feet) mixed use mid-rise condominium at 2306 St Clair ... read more

One Bloor: McEwan Joins Yorkville's Experiential Retail Roster

One Bloor East, Toronto, by Great Gulf, First Capital, Hariri Pontarini
June 22, 2017 4:35 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Long a high-end shopping destination, the granite-paved Mink Mile is also poised to become a hub for Toronto's growing luxury supermarket sector. Joining the much-publicized Eataly at the ... read more

Etched Bronze Now Visible On New Eaton Centre Bridge

Eaton Centre Bridge, Wilkinson Eyre, Cadillac Fairview, Toronto
June 22, 2017 3:03 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Four and a half weeks ago, PCL Construction removed the pedestrian bridge that has spanned Queen Street for the past 40 years, connecting Cadillac Fairview's Toronto Eaton Centre to the ... read more

UT Forum: City of Vaughan Launches Information Portal, Contest

Vaughan City Hall, City of Vaughan, KPMB Architects, Vaughan
June 22, 2017 2:34 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
We at UrbanToronto work hard to get you the latest news and updates on the development and growth of Toronto and the GTHA, and we are pleased to announce that we have a new outlet for our readers ... read more

Preliminary Work Begins for Crosstown LRT's Surface Section

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Toronto, Scarborough, Metrolinx, TTC, transit
June 22, 2017 12:21 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The milestones keep coming for Metrolinx's Crosstown LRT. Those we have covered include the boring of a 10-kilometre twin tunnel through the heart of Midtown Toronto, the start of shoring and ... read more

Throwback Thursday: King and Charlotte

King and Charlotte, Throwback Thursday, Toronto
June 22, 2017 10:56 am | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us into Downtown Toronto's Entertainment District in 2006, at the intersection of King and Charlotte St. Looking north up Charlotte St, we see the 10-storey ... read more

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

June 22, 2017 8:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Union Station tenants owe city $10 million; Proposed Airbnb regulations pretty much get it right; New promotion looks to support local businesses along Bloor bike lanes; ... read more

Photo of the Day: Daniels Waterfront

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Daniels Waterfront
June 22, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from the Daniels Waterfront Forum thread, where contributor yonderbean posted this view of the project's 130 QQE office component rising above Queens ... read more

Agincourt Mall Redevelopment Advances With OPA Submission

Agincourt Mall Redevelopment, Giannone Petricone, Janet Rosenberg, Toronto
June 21, 2017 4:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this month we introduced plans by Markham-based international real estate management firm and developer North American Development Group to redevelop Scarborough's Agincourt ... read more

Five New Flags Flying at City Hall Honour First Nations

The five new flags, image by Matthew Derohanessian
June 21, 2017 4:09 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Commemorating Canada's 22nd National Aboriginal Day, the City of Toronto kicked off the day with a sunrise ceremony which saw the permanent installation of Indigenous flags at Nathan Phillips ... read more

Recladding Project Changes the Face of 401 Bay Street

June 21, 2017 3:47 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In early 2016, UrbanToronto covered the filing of a controversial building permit outlining the planned recladding of the 33-storey Simpson Tower at 401 Bay Street. Seeking no added density or ... read more

Bay Park Centre Unveiled as 'CIBC Square' at Ground Breaking

CIBC Square, Toronto, by Ivanhoe Cambridge, Hines, WilkinsonEyre, Adamson
June 21, 2017 12:42 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
It's happening—or, at least, it's going to very soon. This morning, the ceremonial ground was broken for Ivanhoé Cambridge and Hines' hotly-anticipated Bay Park Centre in Downtown Toronto, ... read more

Master Plan Sets Vision For Refreshed Toronto Botanical Garden

Toronto Botanical Garden, Forrec, City of Toronto
June 21, 2017 11:51 am | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
The City of Toronto's Parks, Forestry, and Recreation department is advocating a transformation of Edwards Gardens and the Toronto Botanical Garden on Lawrence Avenue East at Leslie Street through ... read more

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

June 21, 2017 8:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Why all the fuss about a transit corridor on Toronto’s King Street?; Barrier at Toronto’s Bloor Viaduct significantly reduced suicides; Portion of Highway 400 to be widened to ... read more

Photo of the Day: King and Jarvis

Photo of the Day, Toronto, King and Jarvis, St. Lawrence Hall
June 21, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the intersection of King and Jarvis, for a long-exposure view of the city in motion. Submitted to our Flickr Pool by contributor Paul Flynn, this view ... read more

Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Starting To Look Like It's a Thing

Ground breaking ceremony for the Vaughan Centre PwC Tower, YMCA, Public Library
June 20, 2017 5:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
When the Toronto York Spadina Subway Extension was announced in 2006, its new terminal station at Highway 7 in Vaughan meant that the new line was derided as 'the subway to nowhere' by many ... read more

Landscaping Prioritizes Outdoor Space at Avenue & Park

Avenue & Park, Stafford Developments, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
June 20, 2017 4:16 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Two blocks north of Lawrence, the seven-storey Avenue & Park is set to add 36 luxury homes to Toronto's upscale Ledbury Park area. Designed by Page + Steele / IBI Group, the Stafford ... read more

7.5 Acre Trillium Park and Trail Unveiled at Ontario Place

Trillium Park, LANDinc, Zeidler Partnership Architects, Toronto
June 20, 2017 3:40 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
Yesterday, the first phase in the revitalization of Ontario Place was officially opened by Premier Kathleen Wynne, Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, and Chief ... read more

Tracking Six Months of Work on Plaza's The Met in Vaughan

Plaza, Berkeley, The Met, Vaughan, Quadrangle, TMG Builders
June 20, 2017 2:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was back at the end of December that preliminary site preparation work began at the site of Plaza and Berkeley's The Met, one of the pioneering condominium developments leading the charge ... read more

Plans Evolve for First Gulf's 25 Ontario Street

25 Ontario Street, First Gulf, Sweeny&Co Architects, Toronto
June 20, 2017 12:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
First Gulf's plans for a Sweeny&Co Architects-designed office tower at 25 Ontario continue to evolve at the east end of Toronto's Downtown. A newly revised submission moves ... read more