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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 10, 2019

January 10, 2019 8:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto Public Library should control data collected at Quayside, Board of Trade says; Netflix interested in creating a production hub in Toronto; What does the future hold for ... read more

Photo of the Day: Balcony Glazing

Photo of the Day, Toronto, 50 at Wellesley Station, Plaza, Quadrangle
January 10, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a close-up view of exterior cladding on a new Toronto condo tower, submitted by Forum contributor MafaldaBoy. Since topping out in mid-2018, cladding installation ... read more

411 Church Topped Out, Acquiring 'Beehive' Texture

411 Church Street, CentreCourt, IBI Group, Toronto
January 9, 2019 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is progressing quickly at the site of 411 Church, a new IBI Group-designed condominium tower from CentreCourt, just north of Carlton Street in Downtown Toronto. ... read more

Striking Townhome Development Planned for Finch Ave East

276 Finch East, Toronto, Northgrave Architects, Metroview Developments
January 9, 2019 2:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Plans are evolving for an unconventional block of townhomes in North York's Newtonbrook area. Submitted for rezoning in mid-2018 and evolving with new documents released at the end of the ... read more

Underground Levels Take Shape at Alterra's 159SW

159SW Condos, Toronto, Alterra Group, Richmond Architects
January 9, 2019 12:02 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It is roughly a year and a half since the Alterra Group of Companies broke ground on their 159SW Condos project in Toronto's St. James Town neighbourhood. In the time since, ... read more

Office and Retail Space to Mask Storage Facility at 850 York Mills

850 York Mills, Dymon, TACT, Toronto
January 9, 2019 10:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
One year after we covered the application for a mixed-use development wrapping a modern exterior of residential units around a self-storage facility, Ottawa-based Dymon Storage has ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 9, 2019

January 9, 2019 8:09 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
ClubLink takes aim at Oakville’s Glen Abbey Golf Course heritage designation; Ontario looks to cut red tape in housing development; She lost her Presto card, then had ... read more

Photo of the Day: Mobile Cranes

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Church Street
January 9, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Church Street in Downtown Toronto. Submitted by Forum contributor Jasonzed, this north-facing view shows a pair of mobile cranes. In the foreground, a ... read more

Multiple Projects Progressing at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre

Vaughan Centre PwC Tower/YMCA/Library, Diamond Schmitt, SmartCentres, SmartREIT
January 8, 2019 4:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Cranes dot the landscape of the emerging Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, a nascent business district forming around the new TTC subway station which opened as the University line’s new northern ... read more

Gemterra Proposes Multi-Tower Complex on Kennedy South of Sheppard

Cowdray Court, Teeple Architects, Gemterra, Toronto
January 8, 2019 3:53 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new hub of density is growing northwest of Scarborough Town Centre. Following on our coverage of a three-tower plan at 2075 Kennedy Road that could rise next to Tridel's largely-complete ... read more

KingSett Proposes Trio of Towers at Kennedy and Highway 401

2075 Kennedy, KingSett, Quadrangle, Toronto
January 8, 2019 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Scarborough's Kennedy and Highway 401 area got its first major boost in residential density with Tridel's Metrogate community, where its final—the sixth and seventh—condominium towers are under ... read more

Sales Underway for Kaleido Corp’s Elevate at Logan

Elevate at Logan, Toronto, Kaleido Corporation, SRN Architects
January 8, 2019 10:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Situated at the meeting point between Toronto’s Riverdale and Leslieville neighbourhoods, a new boutique condominium project is gearing up to bring just 41 stacked townhomes to Logan Avenue, just ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 8, 2019

January 8, 2019 8:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Comments trigger alarm bells over fate of Ontario Place; Commuters hit payment roadblock as TTC removes fare collectors at Lawrence West, Yorkdale stations; Toronto can’t ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dense Downtown

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Downtown
January 8, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day shows off Downtown Toronto's high-density skyline. Submitted by Forum contributor Jasonzed, this shot faces east across Humber Bay, showing the combined Financial ... read more

Multi-Tower Pinnacle Etobicoke Scaled Back and Resubmitted

Pinnacle Etobicoke, Pinnacle International
January 7, 2019 5:12 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
After receiving approvals and permits to build phase one of their Pinnacle Etobicoke community in Toronto's west end, Pinnacle International has submitted revised plans in hopes of gaining ... read more

Marketing Begins for 33-Storey South Tower at Line 5 Condos

Line 5 Condos, Reserve Properties, Westdale, IBI Group, U31, Toronto
January 7, 2019 3:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Growth in Midtown Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton area is being partially fuelled by the promise of the upcoming Crosstown LRT—to become Line 5 on TTC rapid transit maps. Reserve ... read more

Finishing Touches Adding to Great Gulf’s 44-Storey Monde

Monde, Great Gulf, Moshe Safdie, Quadrangle, Toronto
January 7, 2019 12:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It’s been since Spring 2015 when proud was broken for Great Gulf’s Monde, a 44-storey condominium development designed by Moshe Safdie with local firm Quadrangle. After over three ... read more

18-Storey Rental Tower Proposed on Sheppard at Victoria Park

2933 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, Times Group, Icke Brochu Architects
January 7, 2019 10:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
After 35 years of planning and a string of owners, a new proposal has been submitted to the City of Toronto for a site just east of the Victoria Park and Sheppard intersection in Scarborough. The ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 7, 2019

January 7, 2019 8:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Giant market made primarily of shipping containers set to open in Toronto; How a few centimetres could improve your GO Transit commute; Man facing eviction ... read more

Photo of the Day: View from Leslie Street Spit

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
January 7, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the Toronto skyline captured from the Leslie Street Spit on New Year's Day. Submitted by Forum contributor Razz, the view shows the contrast between the ... read more