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Multipli'city Mural Project In Progress at Underpass Park

Mural, Underpass Park, Mural Routes, Toronto, Street Art, StART, Corktown
August 8, 2017 5:05 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Every Thursday, Underpass Park at Lower River and King has its Farmers' Market. A series of stalls buzz with a friendly conversation between community members and vendors, children play on ... read more

RAW Designed Townhouse Complex Proposed on Kingston Road

1665 Kingston Road, Core Development Group, RAW Design, Toronto
August 8, 2017 4:12 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
A site plan approval application has been submitted to the City or Toronto by Core Development Group for a 3.5-storey (45 foot high) townhouse complex in the Birch Cliff area of southwest ... read more

A Look at Stephen Teeple's Vision for Nobu Residences Toronto

Nobu Residences Toronto, Madison Group, Westdale Properties, Teeple Architects
August 8, 2017 3:24 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The design for Nobu Toronto has evolved quite a bit since its first version in 2015. Led by developer Madison Group in partnership with Westdale Properties, ... read more

Details Adding to 155 Redpath as 150 Redpath Begins Rise

155 Redpath Condominiums, 150 Redpath, Freed, CD Capital, architectsAlliance
August 8, 2017 12:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Freed Developments and CD Capital's 155 Redpath now stands tall amidst the ever-changing skyline of Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton neighbourhood. Since topping out last year, the ... read more

Cladding Materializing on 130 QQE at Daniels Waterfront

130 QQE, Daniels Waterfront, RAW, Rafael + Bigauskas, Toronto
August 8, 2017 11:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping a watchful eye on the construction site of Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts as the mixed-use development continues its ascent above Queens Quay Boulevard in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 8, 2017

August 8, 2017 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Why Toronto remains an underachiever — and why it won't last;  Advocates call for more urgency around bike lanes in Toronto; Ikea monkey, dart guy immortalized on downtown ... read more

Photo of the Day: King Street in Motion

Photo of the Day, Toronto, TTC, streetcar, King Street
August 8, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to a night scene from King Street West in Toronto's Financial District. Submitted to our Flickr Pool by Greg Smith, this view faces east along King, showing a TTC ... read more

Layers of History Direct the Design of The Broadview Hotel

August 4, 2017 7:20 pm | by Momin Ahmad | Comments
In its 125-year history, the Romanesque-style building that has anchored the northwest corner of Queen and Broadview in Toronto's recently Christened Riverside neighbourhood, has been many things. ... read more

Introducing LJM's King's Park Condominiums in Stoney Creek

King's Park Condominiums, LJM Developments, RAW Design, Stoney Creek
August 4, 2017 4:02 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
LJM Developments is garnering buzz for King's Park Condominiums, a new project in Hamilton's Stoney Creek area, and are now counting the days until next month, when they will ... read more

Diamond Schmitt Shortlisted for UK Holocaust Memorial

View from the central void of the memorial, image by Diamond Schmitt Architects
August 4, 2017 1:14 pm | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
In September 2016, the United Kingdom Holocaust Memorial Foundation along with the local government in London launched an international two-stage design competition to build a national memorial to ... read more

12-Storey Mixed-Use Project Proposed for Bloor and Dovercourt

990 Bloor West, Main and Main, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Toronto
August 4, 2017 11:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In late July, an application was filed on behalf of developer Main and Main seeking rezoning for a 1,164 m² site at 990 Bloor Street West, on the northwest corner of Toronto's Bloor and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 4, 2017

August 4, 2017 8:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto bike lanes now protected by three parking officers; 500 per cent property tax increase will change the face of Yonge St.; So You Want A TTC Fare Freeze in 2018; ... read more

Photo of the Day: Mississauga Sunset

Photo of the Day, Mississauga, Absolute World
August 4, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from Forum contributor Jasonzed, who submitted this sunset view of Mississauga. Captured by drone from above the go-kart track at the Playdium entertainment ... read more

Mid Rise Office Tower Proposed on Adelaide west of Spadina

445 Adelaide Street West, Niche Development Inc, architectsAlliance, Toronto
August 3, 2017 5:53 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
A zoning by-law amendment application has been submitted to the City of Toronto by Niche Development Inc. to allow the redevelopment of 445, 447, 449, and 451 Adelaide Street West into an 11 ... read more

Wide Range of Suite Layouts Offered at Tridel's Bianca Condos

Bianca Condos, Tridel, Teeple Architects, Toronto
August 3, 2017 4:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bianca is one of a new wave of projects from Tridel with the prolific Toronto developer is putting an increased emphasis on architectural design. While Tridel has garnered a ... read more

Next Canary District Condo Plans Presented For Design Review

Block 12, Waterfront Toronto, DundeeKilmer, Architects Alliance, Toronto
August 3, 2017 4:00 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
At Waterfront Toronto's July Design Review Panel, plans were presented for one of the Canary District's remaining project sites, on the south side of Front between Rolling Mills and Tannery roads, ... read more

Toronto Home Resales Plummet as Prices Continue to Grow

TREB, market report, resale housing, commercial market
August 3, 2017 12:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new report from the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) shows a continued downward trend in the Greater Toronto Area's resale housing market in July 2017 in the wake of Ontario's Fair Housing ... read more

Introducing Angil's One Wellington Condos in Brantford

One Wellington, Angil Development Group, IBI Group, Brantford
August 3, 2017 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
About 100 kilometres west of Toronto, the city of Brantford is gearing up for a growth spurt that will increase the population by 29%. In this same timeframe, Wilfrid Laurier University's ... read more

Throwback Thursday: George and Adelaide

Throwback Thursday, Vü Condos, Adelaide and George, Toronto
August 3, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back to March 6th, 2008, for a snapshot of construction at Aspen Ridge Homes' Vü Condos, a Hariri Pontarini Architects-designed condominium ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 3, 2017

August 3, 2017 8:46 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto home sales drop 40% compared with a year ago; Why Toronto Needs Rail Deck Park; Postmedia sells Toronto printing plant for $30.5 million; and more ... read more