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Photo of the Day: Midtown Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Midtown, Yonge, Eglinton
July 23, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a skyline view of Midtown Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton area. Captured from the south and submitted by Forum contributor 111, this view shows the topped out E ... read more

Low-Rise Infill Proposed Next to Rental Tower on Isabella Street

33 Isabella Street, Toronto, IBI Group, Cromwell Property Management
July 20, 2018 4:57 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Intensification of Tower-in-the-Park style apartment sites is a growing trend in the Toronto development scene, with property owners scrambling to maximize the value of land by infilling ... read more

Province Alters Building Code to Speed Lower Don Development

Lower Don Lands redevelopment, Toronto
July 20, 2018 3:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario's incipient provincial government is altering the approval process to allow development of the Lower Don Lands area more quickly. A news release issued earlier today by Steve Clark, ... read more

Few Units Remain in First Phase of Theatre District Residence

Theatre District Residence, condos, Plaza, Quadrangle, Toronto
July 20, 2018 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Marketing of Plaza's Theatre District Residence has been underway since early this year, following the consolidation of two adjacent single-tower proposals at Widmer and Adelaide in ... read more

The Wyatt Climbing Higher into Regent Park Skyline

Regent Park, The Wyatt, Toronto, Daniels Corporation, KPMB, IBI
July 20, 2018 11:30 am | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
The Regent Park neighbourhood, on the east-side of Toronto’s downtown core, was once Canada’s largest social housing project. However, 13 years and three phases into a five-phase revitalization, ... read more

Excavation Underway at Site of Plaza's Mississauga Square

Mississauga Square, Plaza, Turner Fleischer Architects, Bryon Patton
July 20, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since crews from TMG Builders began to mobilize at the site of Plaza's Mississauga Square at the end of May, the early stages of construction are speeding along for the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 20, 2018

July 20, 2018 8:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Former parking enforcement officer who became Twitter famous to run for council on a platform of road safety; Meet Toronto’s tireless sidewalk defenders who help keep our city ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ten York's Skyline Presence

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Ten York
July 20, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the Toronto Islands for a view of the city skyline. Captured by Forum contributor Dustin William, this view shows the skyline presence of the new ... read more

Rezoning Sought for Bathurst and Steeles Infill Development

25 Fisherville, Toronto, IBI, Starlight, WND
July 19, 2018 4:28 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
Earlier this month, Starlight Investments submitted an application to the City of Toronto seeking a Zoning By-law Amendment to permit redevelopment on the site at 25 Fisherville Road. The proposal ... read more

Crosstown LRT Construction Underway along Eglinton Avenue East

Work at Keelesdale Station, image via https://twitter.com/CrosstownTO
July 19, 2018 1:51 pm | by Craig White | Comments
In amongst all the cranes that are stretching Toronto's skylines higher and wider these days, there's a lot gong on at ground level in this city too, including construction of the longest ... read more

Only a Handful of Units Remain at Plaza Midtown

Plaza Midtown, Toronto, Quadrangle
July 19, 2018 12:17 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another high-rise development is getting closer to construction in Midtown Toronto's bustling Yonge and Eglinton area. Plaza Midtown is shaping up to be the next condominium development ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Toronto Skyline from Kensington Market

Throwback Thursday, Toronto skyline, Kensington Market
July 19, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Towers have been slowly transforming Toronto's skyline for a century, but the current level of growth has never been matched, and we only have to look back a few years to show tremendous ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 19, 2018

July 19, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Race is on to build the tallest Toronto highrise; Two years in, Toronto’s ambitious plan for new bike lanes is falling behind; More than 6,600 tickets handed to drivers ... read more

Photo of the Day: Equilibrium

Equilibrium Mural at Jarvis and Carlton, City of Toronto
July 19, 2018 12:00 am | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the new mural on the east side of the Parkside Student Residences at Toronto’s Jarvis and Carlton intersection. Captured by Forum ... read more

Mirvish Village Looking Forlorn in Advance of Transformation

Mirvish Village construction site, Toronto, Westbank Corp
July 18, 2018 6:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Bathurst and Bloor is looking a little worse-for-wear these days. Long gone is Honest Ed's with its garish, blinking, and beloved signage. The property, including most of the land on the block ... read more

Underground Levels Taking Shape at Daniels' Wesley Tower

Wesley Tower, Daniels Corporation, Mississauga, Rafael + Bigauskas Architects
July 18, 2018 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The area surrounding Mississauga Civic Centre is son to be home for hundreds of new residents, as construction progresses on Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre, paired 19 and ... read more

Cycling and Public Realm Work Add to Rebirth of Harbour Street

Harbour Street, Toronto, Simcoe Ramp, Gardiner Expressway
July 18, 2018 1:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Roughly six months since the Gardiner Expressway's York-Bay-Yonge ramp's shorter Simcoe Street replacement opened in Downtown Toronto, two associated public realm projects continue to unfold. As ... read more

Daniels' Artworks Tower to Add to Regent Park Rebuild

Daniels Artworks Tower, Quadrangle, Regent Park, Daniels Corp, Toronto
July 18, 2018 10:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Thirteen years and three phases into a five-phase revitalization, Toronto's Regent Park neighbourhood continues to transform with new residential growth as the 1940s-50s social housing project is ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 18, 2018

July 18, 2018 8:41 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
5 streets where Toronto got it right; Hotel-to-condo developments are threatening Toronto’s convention business; Build more diverse housing options to meet demand, Ryerson ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Selby

The Selby, City of Toronto
July 18, 2018 12:00 am | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of The Selby, a new rental tower in Toronto's St James Town neighbourhood. Captured by Forum contributor MafaldaBoy, this view shows the bKL ... read more