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Innovative Damping Technology Behind the Scenes at YC Condos

YC Condos, Canderel Residential, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
April 23, 2018 10:45 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
As Toronto's condominiums reach impressive new heights, regulating internal resident comfort becomes a more critical priority. Tall buildings are susceptible to lateral movement caused by high ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 23, 2018

April 23, 2018 8:43 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor John Tory to make affordable housing the focus of re-election campaign; City staff adjusted numbers to boost case for GO station promised by John Tory, documents ... read more

Photo of the Day: Condo Towers

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, condominium towers
April 23, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view showing a group of new condominium towers in Downtown Toronto. read more

Last Chance to Vote on 2018 OAA People’s Choice Award

Last Chance to Vote on 2018 OAA People’s Choice Award
April 20, 2018 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The April 25th deadline is just around the corner to cast your vote on the 2018 Ontario Architects Association (OAA) People’s Choice Award. For a few more days, votes will be accepted to determine ... read more

Great Gulf to Promote Four Projects at 'The Great Condo Event'

Monde, Great Gulf, Moshe Safdie, Quadrangle, Toronto
April 20, 2018 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With a number of Toronto high-rise condominium projects in sales and even more in the pipeline, Great Gulf is hosting a six-day pop-up sales event starting next weekend, where 100 condo ... read more

Design Revised for 75 Broadway Proposal near Yonge & Eglinton

75 Broadway Avenue, Timbercreek Communities, WZMH Architects, Yonge, Eglinton
April 20, 2018 2:50 pm | by Jorge Quesada | Comments
Amidst an ongoing Zoning By-Law Amendment Application and an OMB appeal, Timbercreek Communities have revised their proposal to build a residential tower near Yonge and Eglinton in Toronto. read more

Rental Replacement: MOD Going Proactive at 55 Charles Tower

55-63 Charles Street East, MOD Developments, architectsAlliance, Toronto
April 20, 2018 11:55 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
One of the last remaining development sites on one of Toronto's tallest high-rise streets is now the subject of a rezoning application, as MOD Developments is proposing a new residential tower for ... read more

Construction Progressing for Fieldgate Urban's 90 Niagara

90 Niagara, Fieldgate Urban, Giannone Petricone Associates, Toronto
April 20, 2018 10:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was last year when we last checked in on progress at 90 Niagara, a Giannone Petricone Associates-designed boutique condominium development for Fieldgate Urban, under ... read more

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

April 20, 2018 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Site revealed for new Ryerson University campus in Brampton; TTC resumes installation of Presto fare gates; Finch LRT delayed another year; and more news: TTC’s top ... read more

Photo of the Day: 88 Scott Street

Photo of the Day, Toronto, 88 Scott, Concert, IBI Group
April 20, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Concert Properties' 88 Scott Street, a new IBI Group Architects-designed condominium tower at Toronto's Wellington and Scott ... read more

Choice REIT Releases Redevelopment Concept for Bloor-Dundas

Choice REIT's Bloor-Dundas Redevelopment site, image by Hariri Pontarini
April 19, 2018 6:18 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Choice Properties REIT, owners of the plaza at 2280 Dundas Street West, have released concept renderings, a site plan, and preliminary numbers for a proposed redevelopment of the site and of the ... read more

Rezoning Sought for Urban Hub at Eglinton & Don Mills

770 Don Mills, 805 Don Mills, Build Toronto, Montgomery Sisam Architect, Toronto
April 19, 2018 3:55 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
The Crosstown LRT is poised to add a major upgrade to Toronto's transit network when it begins operation (hopefully) three years from now, but its effects extend far beyond relieving the commutes ... read more

Excavation Bottoms Out at Site of Whitehaus Condominiums

Whitehaus Condos, Lifetime, Knightstone, Diamond Schmitt, Toronto
April 19, 2018 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A handful of high-rise condominium developments are soon to rise into Toronto's Midtown skyline, including Lifetime Developments and Knightstone's Whitehaus ... read more

TO Brutalist Buildings Highlighted in "Concrete Toronto Map"

Concrete Toronto Map by Blue Crow Media and ERA Architects in Toronto
April 19, 2018 11:00 am | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Buildings designed in the Brutalist style—raw concrete fronted structures built between the 1950s and 1980s—are often overlooked gems among Toronto’s diverse urban landscape. Blue Crow Media, in ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 87 Peter

Throwback Thursday, 87 Peter Condos, Menkes, Toronto
April 19, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A year is all it takes to highlight a big change in Toronto. For this week's Throwback Thursday, we turn the clocks back to February 2017 for a view of construction at Menkes ... read more

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

April 19, 2018 8:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC will no longer offer free parking at new Line 1 stations; Peter Gilgan is the new owner of Toronto’s most expensive condo; Councillor calls for inquiry into ... read more

Photo of the Day: Bloor-Yorkville Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Bloor Yorkville, Exhibit Residences
April 19, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville skyline, captured from a condominium unit at Exhibit Residences. Submitted by Forum contributor Yoshimura, this sunset view ... read more

Construction Underway for New Kipling GO & MiWay Transit Hub

New Kipling Transit Hub designed by Strasman Architects for Metrolinx, Toronto
April 18, 2018 5:16 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
A new bus terminal and Kipling GO station renovation are underway, connecting the subway, regional rail and inter-regional bus services via a major new transit hub. A ground breaking ceremony held ... read more

The Well: First Crane Up at Toronto’s Largest Construction Site

The Well, Toronto, developed by Diamond Corp, RioCan, Allied, Tridel, Woodbourne
April 18, 2018 4:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week, we caught up with Toronto’s largest construction site with an update on the excavation for The Well, a massive mixed-use development that will add seven new towers at the intersection ... read more

Community Gets First Look at 2946 Dundas West Renderings

2946 Dundas West in the Junction by Core Architects in Toronto
April 18, 2018 2:28 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Earlier this month, Old Stonehenge and Clifton Blake Group hosted a community meeting for a development proposal of theirs at Dundas Street West at Pacific Avenue in Toronto’s Junction ... read more