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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 2, 2018

October 2, 2018 10:05 am | by Craig White | Comments
Mississauga could transform through missing middle buildout, and much more Toronto election news. Mississauga could build 174,000 homes by moving into the ‘missing middle’: Ryerson ... read more

Photo of the Day: Serpentine Pavilion

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Serpentine Pavilion, Bjarke Ingels, King West
October 2, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the Bjarke Ingels Group-designed Serpentine Pavilion, temporarily installed on Toronto's King Street West for the Unzipped Exhibition. ... read more

Construction Progresses on Three Queen East Developments

Looking southeast to 875 Queen East, Toronto, Harhay Developments
October 1, 2018 4:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Just over two months ago, we checked in on three developments that are helping to transform Queen Street east of the Don River from a slightly sleepy strip into one that feels like it's just been ... read more

Guest Column: That Next Step Might Be A Doozy

Guest Column: That Next Step Might Be A Doozy
October 1, 2018 3:15 pm | by Guest Columnist | Comments
Today we present another guest post from Dean Macaskill, Senior Vice President at Lennard Commercial Realty. Dean has worked as a commercial realtor since 1980 and has years of industry insight ... read more

Topping Off September 2018: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Looking northwest to the growing elevator core of CIBC Square's south tower, ima
October 1, 2018 11:08 am | by Craig White | Comments
Another month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk is now behind us, so we are rounding up the hottest stories, projects, and Forum discussions of September 2018.  Our Top ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 1, 2018

October 1, 2018 11:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto's upcoming civic election is dominating local coverage these days, while poverty is also a topic of discussion as new numbers come out. Toronto is segregated by race and income. And the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Aga Khan Museum + Ismaili Centre

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Aga Khan Museum
October 1, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of the Aga Khan Museum, the Ismaili Centre, and public park at Don Valley Parkway and Eglinton in Toronto. Captured by rendering studio Norm ... read more

Downsview Park: Green Asset and The Keeley's Great Amenity

Looking east across The Keeley and Keele Street to Downsview Park, Toronto
September 28, 2018 7:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto is in a rush. Over 2,750,000 people live in a 630 square kilometre area, and many thousands more want to move here every year. With less than 4,400 people per square kilometre we are still ... read more

Heritage Toronto 2018 Special Achievement Award Goes to Toronto Public Library

Toronto Public Library, Heritage Toronto
September 28, 2018 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The 2018 Heritage Toronto Special Achievement Award is going to the Toronto Public Library, honouring the organization's contribution to the preservation and education of our city's ... read more

Great Gulf Breaks Ground on 42-Storey 357 King West

357 King West, Great Gulf, Quadrangle, Toronto
September 28, 2018 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The wheels are in motion for Great Gulf's 357 King West, with yesterday marking the official start of construction for the 42-storey, Quadrangle-designed condominium tower at the ... read more

Sponsored Post: 5 Most Expensive Homes For Sale In Vancouver

September 28, 2018 12:20 pm | by UrbanToronto Sponsor | Comments
We take a look at Western Canada today at the 5 most expensive homes for sale in Vancouver BC Canada. 5 Most Expensive Houses For Sale in Vancouver read more

Proposal at 880 The Queensway Expanded and Resubmitted

880 The Queensway, Queenswell Ltd, RAW Design
September 28, 2018 10:42 am | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Last October, Queenswell Ltd proposed a 8 story avenue mid-rise condo at the intersection of The Queensway and Chartwell Road - just east of Islington Ave. The residential condo building was ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 28, 2018

September 28, 2018 8:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New chair of Metrolinx transit agency says austerity isn’t his goal; Shopify will invest up to $500-million in new Toronto office; Mammoliti among several incumbents that could lose ... read more

Photo of the Day: City at Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, sunset
September 28, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a southwest-facing sunset view of Toronto. Captured by Forum contributor Rascacielo, this shot is centred on the topped-out YC Condos, with 411 Church Street ... read more

Three Towers Proposed for Yonge and Steeles Intersection

7028 Yonge, Vaughan, designed by IBI Group for the Gupta Group
September 27, 2018 4:46 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new application submitted to the City of Vaughan seeks zoning amendments to permit a trio of towers at the northwest corner of Yonge and Steeles. The proposal from developer the Gupta Group ... read more

Improvements Progressing on Redesigned Harbour Street

Harbour Street, City of Toronto, DTAH, Toronto
September 27, 2018 3:03 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Since our last update in July, work has progressed on the public realm upgrade of Toronto’s newly redesigned Harbour Street. The demolition of the York and Bay off ramps as well as the ... read more

Exploring Amenities at GWL's 'The Livmore' Luxury Rental Tower

The Livmore, Vertica, GWL, IBI Group, PCL Canada, Toronto
September 27, 2018 12:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just shy of three and a half years since Vertica Resident Services and GWL Realty Advisors broke ground on their new Toronto luxury rental tower in May 2015, the first ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Sixty Colborne

Throwback Thursday, Sixty Colborne, Freed, architectsAlliance, Toronto
September 27, 2018 10:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back almost 4 years for a southwest-facing view from King and Church streets in Downtown Toronto. In October 2014, a temporary presentation centre at the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 27, 2018

September 27, 2018 8:09 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Parkdale tenants granted stay of eviction by Landlord and Tenant Board; Faith Goldy doesn’t want to be mayor of Toronto; Decade-long battle pays off for Rexdale ... read more

Photo of the Day: Grange Park

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Grange Park, Form Condos, OCAD U
September 27, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of Grange Park, captured by rendering studio Norm Li during a recent flyover of Toronto. This bird's-eye view shows the park's high-profile ... read more