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New Design for Multi-Use Dufferin + Queen Redevelopment

440 Dufferin, CentreCourt, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
October 11, 2017 12:27 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
There have been plans in the works to replace a single-storey workshop and studio building on the west side of Dufferin Street north of Queen since late 2011. Following the failure of the City of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 11, 2017

October 11, 2017 8:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tory’s Smarttrack plan heads off for public input; Should Toronto Islands get ready for another flood?; Councillor pitches help for Eglinton businesses during LRT ... read more

Photo of the Day: Richmond Street

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Richmond Street
October 11, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view looking west from the Don Valley Parkway's Richmond Street exit. Submitted to our Flickr Pool by Dustin William, this long exposure view shows traffic in ... read more

Mid-rise Proposed on The Queensway at Chartwell in Etobicoke

880 The Queensway, Etobicoke, Toronto, designed by RAW for Queenswell Ltd.
October 10, 2017 5:18 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Queensway continues to be one of the hottest new "Avenues" in Toronto in terms of redevelopment proposals, as another recent submission to the City's Planning Department shows. Planning to ... read more

Fed Gifts $1M to OCAD U for George Reid House Restoration

George Reid House, OCAD University, Morphosis, Teeple, Two Row architects
October 10, 2017 4:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As part of Canada's 150th birthday celebrations, the federal government is investing $300 million in a national program supporting upgrades for existing community and cultural infrastructure ... read more

Design of Tridel's On The Park Community Revised

Auberge On The Park, Tridel, Rowntree, Graziani + Corazza, Toronto
October 10, 2017 3:56 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tridel and Rowntree Enterprises' upcoming redevelopment of the former Inn on the Park site is set to transform Toronto's Leslie and Eglinton intersection with three new residential ... read more

Excavation Prepping McCaul Street Site of Tridel's Form Condos

Form Condos, Toronto, Tridel, architectsAlliance
October 10, 2017 12:27 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just south of the Art Gallery of Ontario and OCAD U, construction is well underway at the site of Tridel's Form Condos, a 14-storey, architectsAlliance-designed condominium ... read more

Previewing the Scale Model for Daniels DuEast in Regent Park

Daniels Corporation, DuEast Condominiums, Toronto, Core Architects
October 10, 2017 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The scale model for DuEast Condominiums, the latest market condominium development in Toronto's Regent Park community, fills out the details for The Daniels ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 10, 2017

October 10, 2017 8:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sculptures kick off unique program; What empowered municipalities mean for new housing; Proposal to hand over chunk over Port Lands to movie industry is short-sighted; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Entertainment District Towers

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Entertainment District
October 10, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a dusk view of Toronto's Entertainment District. read more

Fox Harb'r: Home-Away-From-Home, Not Too Close, Not Too Far

Marina Landing home, designed by DSRA Architecture for Fox Harb'r Resort
October 6, 2017 7:22 pm | by Craig White | Comments
As much as we revel in all things Toronto, long weekends are a great time for reminding oneself that you can get by in life without spending every moment of your time in the Centre of the ... read more

Lash Group Plans 34-Storey Tower to Join ME Living Community

ME Living Condos, Lash Group, Turner Fleischer, Toronto
October 6, 2017 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Among the many proposals submitted to the City of Toronto's Planning Department in the final days of 2016 was a plan from Lash Group Of Companies to add a new tower to their ... read more

Cladding Begins as Ryerson's Daphne Cockwell Complex Grows

Ryerson University, Daphne Cockwell Complex, Perkins + Will, Toronto
October 6, 2017 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ryerson University continues to expand their Downtown Toronto presence with new educational facilities. Among the latest projects being undertaken by the educational institution, construction ... read more

Daniels Introduces Program For Accessible Condominium Units

Accessibility Designed Program, Daniels, Quadrangle, StopGap Foundation, Toronto
October 6, 2017 12:24 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
As Toronto's building boom continues to pile condos into rapidly densifying areas around the city, conversations have begun to develop around many of the issues that arise with this housing ... read more

Community Health Centre Infill Proposed for Wellesley Tower

155 Wellesley East, Starlight Investments Ltd, Daniel Johnson Architect, Toronto
October 6, 2017 12:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A development application filed with the City is adding to the growing list of infill proposals for Tower-in-the-Park style apartment buildings in Toronto. While most similar proposals seek to ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 6, 2017

October 6, 2017 8:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Don River Valley gets its own artistic curator; Ontario moves to tighten rules around real estate agents 'double-ending,' but won't ban the practice; Toronto city council ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sunset Rainbow

Photo of the Day, Toronto, One Bloor East, sunset, rainbow
October 6, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A recent storm created some dramatic conditions over Toronto's Yonge and Bloor intersection earlier in the week, highlighted in today's Photo of the Day. Captured from the upper floors of the ... read more

It's Official: Canada's Tallest Building is Under Construction

The One, designed by Foster+Partners & Core Architects for Mizrahi Developments
October 5, 2017 5:26 pm | by Craig White | Comments
As a reader of UrbanToronto, you often learn about new Toronto developments before they're entered the public conscious, and today as your acquaintances tell you "I hear Canada's tallest building ... read more

Rosedale Condo Revised In Response to Neighbourhood Concerns

The Dale, Platinum Vista, 5-9 Dale Avenue, Hariri Pontarini, Toronto
October 5, 2017 2:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was roughly one year ago when developer Platinum Vista submitted plans for a 4-storey, Hariri Pontarini Architects-designed luxury condo development on the properties at 5, 7, ... read more

Sales Centre Opens for LJM's King's Park in Stoney Creek

King's Park Condominiums, LJM Developments, RAW Design, Stoney Creek
October 5, 2017 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new mid-rise condo is one step closer to realization in Stoney Creek following the official launch of LJM Developments' King's Park Condominiums. The project celebrated the grand ... read more