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19th Annual CANstruction Enlivens Toronto Dominion Centre

CANstruction, Daily Bread Food Bank, Toronto
May 16, 2018 5:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We have been returning to the Toronto Dominion Centre to take in the annual CANstruction event for many years now, and there are good reasons to stop in again this year. The event pits local ... read more

7-storey Condo Proposed at 31 Gladstone north of Queen

31 Gladstone, Toronto, ICON Architects, Galbraith & Associates, Condoman
May 16, 2018 4:04 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
ICON Architects and Galbraith & Associates—working for Condoman Development Inc—have submitted a proposal to the City of Toronto seeking approval for a new mid-rise residential ... read more

Time-Lapse Condenses Months of Below-Grade Work at 700 Bay

700 Bay Street, Kingsett Capital, Quadrangle, PCL, Toronto
May 16, 2018 3:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A major addition will soon rise at the west end of the 1974-built LuCliff Place at Gerrard and Elizabeth streets in Downtown Toronto, with construction already well underway for ... read more

Condo and Townhomes Proposed at 300 Danforth Road

300 Danforth Road, Ranka Group, Gabriel Bodor Architect, Toronto
May 16, 2018 12:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new proposal submitted to the City of Toronto seeks rezoning to permit a five-building condominium and townhome development at 300 Danforth Road, located midway between Warden and ... read more

Solmar Reveals Phase 2 of Edge Towers in Mississauga

Solmar, Edge Towers, Mississauga, Roy Varacalli, Cusimano
May 16, 2018 11:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
As construction begins on the first phase of Solmar’s Edge Towers project near Hurontario and Burnhamthorpe in the Mississauga City Centre area, the company is preparing to launch the second phase ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 16, 2018

May 16, 2018 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New TTC and GO stations difficult, dangerous for people with disabilities, advocacy group says in new video; Downtown rent is ‘out of control.’ So these four guys are ... read more

Photo of the Day: Treetops and Towers

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
May 16, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of Toronto, showing the contrast between the city's tree-lined low-density neighbourhoods and the high-rise density of Downtown. Submitted to our ... read more

IBI Group Unveil Their Smart City Sandbox in Toronto

IBI Group, Smart Cities Sandbox, Smart Cities Platform, Toronto, Microsoft
May 15, 2018 4:35 pm | by Jorge Quesada | Comments
the Crosstown LRT Projects, the Women’s College Hospital Redevelopment, or read more

Aqualuna at Bayside Announced as Ground Broken on Aquabella

Aqualuna at Bayside, Tridel, Hines, 3XN, Aquabella, Toronto
May 15, 2018 3:56 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was a big morning for Tridel and Hines' Bayside community in Toronto's East Bayfront neighbourhood. Today, construction officially began for the community's third phase, ... read more

E Condos Bringing Colour to the Midtown Toronto Skyline

E Condos, Rosario Varacalli, Toronto, Bazis, Metropia, RioCan
May 15, 2018 1:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
For the past decade, the 52-storey north tower of Minto Midtown stood as the tallest building in Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton area. That all changed earlier in 2018, when the south tower ... read more

Glazing Appears as Manulife Centre Renewal Continues

Manulife Centre, Toronto, Moed de Armas & Shannon, B+H, PCL
May 15, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
After over four decades at Toronto's Bay and Bloor, the mixed-use Manulife Centre complex is undergoing a $100 million renewal project that began in mid-2017. read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 15, 2018

May 15, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor Tory’s executive committee blocks speakers on controversial Scarborough subway item; Carters Landing leaving Beach amid lease controversy; New Mount Dennis daycare ... read more

Photo of the Day: Harbourfront Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Harbourfront
May 15, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Toronto's waterfront for a sunset view. Submitted by Dustin William, this shot faces northeast from the waterfront trail, just east of Amsterdam ... read more

Plans Submitted for Multi-Use Proposal at Eglinton and Wincott

Richview Square, Toronto, by Core Architects for Trinity Development, CreateTO
May 14, 2018 5:30 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
Richview Square is an average 1960s suburban shopping plaza located on Toronto’s west side at Wincott Drive and Eglinton Avenue in Etobicoke's Richview neighbourhood. Trinity Development Group, ... read more

The Towering Legacy of British Surrealist Architect Will Alsop

May 14, 2018 2:00 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Our sister site SkyriseCities.com has published a story on the unexpected passing of famed British architect Will Alsop, known in Toronto for his work on OCAD U's Sharp Centre for Design and ... read more

Affordable Housing, Rentals Proposed near Guildwood GO

80 Dale Avenue, Podium Developments, Standard Practice, Peter Higgins, Toronto
May 14, 2018 1:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new development proposal for a mid-market rental and affordable housing development to 80 Dale Avenue has been submitted to the City of Toronto. Next to Kingston Road in ... read more

Honeycomb Pattern Emerging on CentreCourt’s 411 Church

411 Church Street, CentreCourt Developments, IBI Group, Toronto
May 14, 2018 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
At 411 Church, just north of Carlton in Downtown Toronto, construction is well underway on a 38-storey, IBI Group-designed condominium tower from CentreCourt Developments. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 14, 2018

May 14, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
How Burlington’s growing pains became an election issue; Don Mills temporary homeless shelter sparks local outcry, which others are calling ‘NIMBYism’; City to complete ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sunrise from Humber Bay

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Humber Bay Shores
May 14, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to South Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores area for a view of the sun rising over the Toronto skyline. Submitted by Forum contributor 67Cup, this east-facing view ... read more

Graywood and Alterra Reveal “Wonder” on Eastern Avenue

Wonder, 462 Eastern Avenue, Alterra, Graywood, Toronto
May 11, 2018 5:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last night, Graywood Developments and the Alterra Group of Companies kicked off an exhibit, part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography festival, offering a glimpse into the ... read more