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A Closer Look at Amenities in "home: Power and Adelaide"

home: Power and Adelaide, Great Gulf, Hullmark, Core Architects, Toronto
June 13, 2017 2:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Now a few months into marketing, the countdown to construction for Great Gulf and Hullmark's home: Power and Adelaide is ticking down as buyers secure the remaining units ... read more

Metrolinx Issues RFQ for Barrie GO Corridor Expansion

Phase 1 of the Barrie Line double tracking in October 2016
June 13, 2017 1:08 pm | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
It's been a busy few weeks for GO and Metrolinx. Last week, they announced that all-day two-way GO Train service is coming to the Stouffville Line. Yesterday, they announced a Request for ... read more

58-Storey 1 Yorkville Hits Grade West of Yonge Street

1 Yorkville, Toronto, by Bazis, Plaza, Roy Varacalli
June 13, 2017 11:50 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Past a row of fine-grained heritage storefronts, Bazis and Plaza's 1 Yorkville has hit grade. Under construction since late 2015, the laborious below-grade work—which carved out a deep ... read more

Sponsored Post: Arceffect Brings Projects to Life with 3D Imagery

Sponsored Post, Arceffect Visuals
June 13, 2017 11:48 am | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
With so many companies vying for the attention of homebuyers, it’s become far more important for land developers to stand out from the crowd. At a time when consumers are bombarded with thousands ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 13, 2017

June 13, 2017 8:41 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City of Toronto proposes crackdown on Airbnb-style rentals; In housing crunch, 15,000 to 28,000 Toronto homes sit empty; Rash of crane-climbers prompts York Region police ... read more

Photo of the Day: Torque

Photo of the Day, Torque, pedestrian bridge, Southcore, Marman and Borins
June 13, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a relatively new piece of pedestrian infrastructure in Toronto's South Core area, submitted to our Flickr Pool by A Great Capture. This ... read more

RAW Design for 333 College Scaled Down in Resubmission

333 College St by RAW Design for BRL Realty, Toronto
June 12, 2017 5:07 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Over two years since a proposal for the site at 333 College Street was submitted to the City of Toronto, the BRL Realty project has undergone a redesign. In the past week, the ... read more

Video Chronicles 'Recycling' of Office Complex at 880 Bay Street

880 Bay Street, Toronto, Province of Ontario, Infrastructure Ontario
June 12, 2017 3:40 pm | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
Now a vacant lot, the former Ontario Government office complex was methodically disassembled in the early months of this year, leaving the site at 880 Bay Street vacant by late March. Located at ... read more

OMB Approves Scaled Back Proposal at 543-553 Richmond West

June 12, 2017 1:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new residential development has been approved at 543-553 Richmond Street West, just east of Bathurst, between Toronto's King West and Alexandra Park neighbourhoods. Initially submitted on behalf ... read more

Balcony Panel Installation Marks Start of Massey Tower Cladding

Massey Tower, MOD Developments, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
June 12, 2017 11:53 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Activity at the site of MOD Developments Inc's Massey Tower Condos has been progressing on Yonge Street north of Queen four roughly three years now. Work began with the June 2014 ... read more

LJM's Tower Residences at Waterview Accepting Reservations

Waterview Condominiums, Tower Residences, LJM, Icon Architects, Grimsby
June 12, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
As construction wraps up on the first phase of LJM Developments' Waterview Condominiums in Grimsby, details of the development's follow-up phases are being revealed. The second and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 12, 2017

June 12, 2017 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What’s keeping that train? The TTC has 69,000 reasons why; City staff recommends one-year King Street transit corridor pilot project; Ford's costly streetcar study will ... read more

Photo of the Day: CN Tower View

Photo of the Day, CN Tower, Toronto, Financial District
June 12, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the observation deck of the CN Tower, the Western Hemisphere's tallest freestanding structure. Submitted via our Facebook Page by Nour Khaled, this view faces ... read more

DenseCity Part 4: How the City Assesses Development

density, densecity, Toronto
June 9, 2017 5:00 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
In our previous instalment of the DenseCity series, we explored the decision-making process in Toronto’s private development industry, and got a glimpse at what determines how much density to ... read more

Construction Shaping Kensington Market's Bellevue Square Park

Bellevue Square Park revitalization, Toronto
June 9, 2017 4:35 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
In December of 2016, locals and pedestrians alike within the Kensington Market neighbourhood first came upon construction fencing around the site of Bellevue Square Park. Bookended by Augusta and ... read more

Rodeo Drive Towers Continue Transformation of Don Mills

Rodeo Park Condominiums, Toronto, Cadillac Fairview, Lanterra, Hariri Pontarini
June 9, 2017 3:55 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Surrounding Toronto's high-end Shops at Don Mills, a high-density residential community is gradually taking shape south of Lawrence Avenue East and west of Don Mills. Adding to Cadillac Fairview's ... read more

Three Land Use Concepts Being Considered for Yorkdale Mall

Yorkdale Mall, Toronto, Oxford Properties, CallisonRTKL, Urban Strategies
June 9, 2017 2:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Oxford Properties' Yorkdale Mall hold an important position in the Canadian retail landscape, remaining the third largest enclosed shopping centre in the country. ... read more

UPDATED: Waterfront Toronto Hosts 2017 Town Hall

Waterfront Innovation Centre, Sweeny &Co Menkes, Toronto
June 9, 2017 1:11 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
On Tuesday June 6th, Waterfront Toronto (WT) held a Town Hall meeting at the George Brown College Waterfront campus, to discuss current projects, their evolving mandate, and ultimately ... read more

Worsley's Totem Condos Rising Above Dundonald Street

Totem Condos, Toronto, RAW Design, Worsley Urban Partners
June 9, 2017 10:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Totem Condos, by Worsley Urban Partners' has begun to rise above Toronto's Dundonald Street, just to the northeast of the Yonge and Wellesley intersection. Work on the 18-storey ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 9, 2017

June 9, 2017 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Councillor Ford reignites streetcar debate at city hall; 10-acre development could transform north Roncesvalles; Robert Bundy: Powerful bureaucrat helped shape Toronto; ... read more