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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

41-Storey Condo Tower Proposed at Queen and Jarvis

133 Queen East, IBI Group, Toronto, Tire Source Corp
September 20, 2018 5:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A major development proposal has surfaced for 133 Queen Street East in Toronto’s Moss Park neighbourhood, seeking rezoning to permit a 41-storey condominium tower at the southwest corner of Queen ... read more

Menkes Breaks Ground on Waterfront Innovation Centre

Waterfront Innovation Centre, Toronto, design by Sweeny &Co, Menkes Developments
September 20, 2018 5:02 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Today, Menkes Developments celebrated the start of construction for its Waterfront Innovation Centre on Queens Quay just east of Jarvis Street in Toronto's transforming East Bayfront area. The ... read more

York University Celebrates Opening of New Student Centre

York University Student Centre, Cannon Design, Toronto
September 20, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New buildings continue to add to the huge main campus of York University, finally served by rapid transit following the opening of the TTC’s Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension late last year. ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bay and Lake Shore

Throwback Thursday, Bay, Lake Shore, Backstage, L Tower, CIBC Square, Toronto
September 20, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday looks back just over 3 years, comparing a 2015 view east from just north of Bay and Lake Shore intersection with the same one revisited in 2018. Back in August 2015, ... read more

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

September 20, 2018 8:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ford’s court win sets off fresh battles in Toronto civic election; Council candidates asked to sign affordable housing pledge ahead of planned Oct. 22 election; Gambling industry ... read more

Photo of the Day: Bloor-Yorkville Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Bloor Yorkville
September 20, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville skyline, captured by Forum contributor UrbanLurker. This view faces north from an elevated position on St. Joseph Street, ... read more

1 Yorkville Showing Off Textured Exterior as Tower Rises

1 Yorkville, Bazis, Plaza, Roy Varacalli, Toronto
September 19, 2018 3:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Progress continues at 1 Yorkville on Yonge just north of Bloor in the heart of Toronto. We last checked in on the 58-storey, Roy Varacalli-designed condominium ... read more

Work Started at Stafford and Greybrook's Avenue & Park

Avenue & Park, Stafford Homes, Greybrook, IBI Group, Toronto
September 19, 2018 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The early 2018 demolition of a former Toronto Beer Store location just north of Avenue Road and Lawrence was the first sign of activity on Avenue & Park condos by Stafford ... read more

Rezoning Application Updated for 15 Martha Eaton Way

15 Martha Eaton Way, First Gulf, Turner Fleischer, Toronto
September 19, 2018 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A planning application for a tower-in-the-park infill proposal in Toronto's Weston area seeks approval to build in the green space next to a 1970s-built 23-storey apartment tower just to the ... read more

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

September 19, 2018 8:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ford government will not exploit override clause if stay is granted, provincial lawyer says; Step into a Toronto reclaimed by nature in Indigenous artist’s highly realistic virtual ... read more

Photo of the Day: Toronto Take-Off

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
September 19, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto captured from the window of a flight taking off from Billy Bishop Airport. Submitted by Forum contributor ProjectEnd, this shot is centred ... read more

New Rezoning Application Submitted for 'Cumberland Square'

A closer view looking into Cumberland Square from the northeast, Toronto
September 18, 2018 5:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto developer and property manager KingSett Capital has submitted a rezoning application for 2 Bloor Street West through a limited partnership called Bloor CT Acquisition LP jointly held ... read more

Guest Column: What About Construction “Extras”?

Guest Column: What About Construction “Extras”?
September 18, 2018 2:00 pm | by Guest Columnist | Comments
Today we present a guest post from Mark Tigchelaar P.Eng., president and founder of GeoSolv Design/ Build Inc. Mark is passionate about both geoscience and the ... read more

Infill Townhomes for Brentwood Towers Granted LPAT Approval

Aerial view looking to 17-25 Lascelles Boulevard, Toronto, image via Google Maps
September 18, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A group of residential rental towers southwest of Davisville subway station in Midtown Toronto will soon be built out with more density following approval of a plan for new townhomes to replace ... read more

Crane Removed from Ryerson's Daphne Cockwell Complex

Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex, Ryerson, Perkins + Will, Toronto
September 18, 2018 10:56 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of the latest addition to Ryerson University's Downtown Toronto campus reached an important milestone this week just north of Dundas Street on Church with the removal of the ... read more

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

September 18, 2018 8:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Regent Park programs left in lurch as community centre used to shelter displaced residents; TTC CEO rejects claim that uploading Toronto’s subway would be ... read more

Photo of the Day: Harbour View

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
September 18, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a skyline view of Toronto captured from Centre Island. Submitted by Forum contributor GabrielHurl, this shot faces north at sunset, showing the King Blue Condos ... read more

Second Tower Crane Erected for DuEast in Regent Park

Daniels DuEast, The Daniels Corp, Toronto, Regent Park, Core Architects
September 17, 2018 5:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We last checked in on construction of The Daniels Corporation's DuEast Condominiums back in July, when the first tower crane was erected for the Core Architects-designed ... read more

Excavation Advancing Metropia and Diamond Corp's AYC Condos

AYC Condos, Metropia, Diamond Corp, TACT Architecture, Toronto
September 17, 2018 3:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Excavation is now in full swing in Toronto's "Av & Dav" area at the site of Metropia and Diamond Corp's AYC Condos, where a 27-storey tower and two blocks of 3-storey ... read more