Photo of the Day: The Other TORONTO Sign

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Humber Bay Shores Park, TORONTO sign
August 3, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Nathan Phillips Square's famous TORONTO sign now has some competition, at least temporarily. A second TORONTO sign—this one made of driftwood and drywall screws—was installed on a breakwater at ... read more

Tridel's Next Waterfront Condo Honours The Waves

Looking northeast to The Waves at Bayside, Toronto, designed by 3XN for Tridel
August 2, 2017 5:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
For the last several years, Tridel, along with partner Hines—and under the auspices of Waterfront Toronto—has been working on turning Toronto's barren, formerly industrial East Bayfront area into ... read more

Layers of Rush Lane: Party in Toronto's Graffiti Alley this Sunday

Toronto's hidden 'Graffiti Alley', image by Craig White
August 2, 2017 4:00 pm | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
On Sunday, August 6, 2017, Toronto's Graffiti Alley, officially known as Rush Lane, will be hosting a party called Layers of Rush Lane which will feature live music, food, drinks, games and art. ... read more

70 More Bike Share Stations Coming to Toronto in August

Toronto Bike Share, cycling
August 2, 2017 12:28 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Cycling around Toronto will be made even more convenient this month, with Bike Share Toronto expanding with 70 new bike stations around the city over the next 4 weeks. Earlier today, Toronto Mayor ... read more

771 Yonge Condo Proposal Scaled Back, Entirely Redesigned

771 Yonge, Menkes, Giannone Petricone Associates, Toronto
August 2, 2017 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was early 2016 when Menkes Developments applied for rezoning to permit a new 49-stoey condominium tower at 771 Yonge Street, on the southeast corner at Asquith. Immediately north ... read more

Units at Plaza's Mississauga Square to Suit a Range of Lifestyles

Mississauga Square, Plaza, Turner Fleischer Architects, Bryon Patton
August 2, 2017 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Plaza has made a name for themselves across Toronto thanks to a series of significant condominium developments over the past several years, but the company's activities are not confined to ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 2, 2017

August 2, 2017 8:43 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Meet the man behind the artistic formations at the Leslie Spit ; Family’s bid to re-buy expropriated land investigated; Zoning changes give new life to Toronto's ... read more

Photo of the Day: Steeltown to Hogtown

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Hamilton
August 2, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Hamilton's industrial waterfront. Submitted to our Flickr Pool by edk7, this telephoto shot looks over some of Hamilton's steel manufacturing facilities, ... read more

ELAD's Dror Duchovny Talks Community-Building at Emerald City

August 1, 2017 5:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
At the southeast corner of Don Mills and Sheppard in North York, Douglas Coupland's row of tall, brightly coloured "Four Seasons" sculptures announces the Emerald City community. Now becoming a ... read more

Tridel's Alter Growing Tall on Church Street

Alter, Tridel, Deltera, architectsAlliance, Toronto
August 1, 2017 4:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new pocket of density is emerging near the Toronto intersection of Church and Gerrard. As work wraps up on Menkes' 365 Church Condos at the northeast corner of Church and McGill, activity ... read more

Major Redevelopment Plans in the Works for Bayview Village

Bayview Village, bcIMC, Quadreal, Hariri Pontarini, DIALOG, Toronto
August 1, 2017 1:37 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
An application for Zoning Bylaw amendments and an Official Plan Amendment was submitted to the City of Toronto yesterday, to redevelop a significant portion of the parking lots at North York's ... read more

West Toronto Railpath Extension Inching Closer to Reality

West Toronto Railpath Extension, City of Toronto, Metrolinx, Toronto
August 1, 2017 1:11 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
The West Toronto Railpath southeast extension is inching closer to reality, as a recent update on the City of Toronto's website details the progress that has been made, and the work to come. read more

Topping Off July 2017: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off July 2017: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
August 1, 2017 10:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With another busy month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk now behind us, we round up July 2017's hottest stories, Database files, and Forum threads. Our Top Ten News ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 1, 2017

August 1, 2017 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City of Toronto looking at how to make downtown living more pet-friendly; Who is the mystery artist building makeshift shrines at Leslie Spit?; Inside the new Broadview ... read more

Photo of the Day: 10 Minutes

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, long expsure, Port Lands
August 1, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the Toronto skyline, captured from the Port Lands area. Submitted to our Flickr Pool by Dustin William, this photo was exposed for a full 10 minutes, ... read more

Allied Restoring 1894-Built Office Building at 642 King West

642 King West, Allied Properties REIT, Sweeny &Co Architects, Toronto
July 31, 2017 4:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Allied Properties REIT's inventory of heritage structures in Toronto continues to expand. Acquired by Allied in 2016, a four-storey brick and beam office building at 642 King Street West, ... read more

Crane Comes Down at Concert's 88 Scott Street

88 Scott Street, Toronto, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group
July 31, 2017 2:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the three years and four months since Concert Properties celebrated ground breaking on their 88 Scott Street development, the 58-storey Page + Steele / IBI ... read more

Range of Cladding Coming to Plaza and Berkeley's The Met

The Met, Berkley, Quadrangle Architects, Plaza, Vaughan
July 31, 2017 12:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the opening of the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension now just a few months away, development activity is heating up around the line's new terminus at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre. One of ... read more

First Glimpse at Building Interiors for Vita Two On The Lake

Vita Two On The Lake, Mattamy, Biddington, Graziani + Corazza, Toronto
July 31, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
As marketing for Mattamy Homes and Biddington Group's Vita Two on The Lake continues, new information continues to roll out regarding the Graziani + Corazza ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 31, 2017

July 31, 2017 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto Island Park opens its shores and doors after flooding; ‘I can see the cow!’ Now tourists want photos with stainless steel statue on stilts; Toronto craftsmen bring ... read more