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Throwback Thursday: Bathurst College Centre

Bathurst College Centre, RioCan REIT, Turner Fleischer Architects, Toronto
November 15, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week’s Throwback Thursday turns the clocks back two years for a view of change on Bathurst Street, between Dundas and College streets in Downtown Toronto. Back in November 2016, excavation ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 15, 2018

November 15, 2018 8:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Longtime spokesperson Brad Ross leaving TTC for city hall job; Three ways the King Street Pilot creates more livable communities; Ford government says it’s still undecided ... read more

Photo of the Day: Safe Hands

Photo of the Day, Toronto, One Bloor East, Great Gulf, Hariri Pontarini
November 15, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of new public art being installed at the base of One Bloor East, a new 76-storey condo tower in Downtown Toronto. The new dynamic installation by ... read more

New Schools and Community Centre Take Shape in CityPlace

Canoe Landing Centre, CityPlace, ZAS Architects, Planning Partnership, Toronto
November 14, 2018 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Community amenities often lag behind development in Toronto, and years of residential growth in the Fort York and CityPlace communities have left these new neighbourhoods in urgent need of public ... read more

Previewing Suites in Plaza's Encore at Theatre District

Encore at Theatre District, Plaza, Quadrangle, Toronto
November 14, 2018 3:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the successful sales of the 49-storey first phase at Plaza's Theatre District Residence, marketing is underway for the second phase of the Quadrangle-designed complex in ... read more

Specialized Crane Installed for "The One" at Bloor and Yonge

The One, Mizrahi Developments, Foster + Partners, Core Architects, Toronto
November 14, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been nearly 15 months since Mizrahi Developments broke ground on their highly-anticipated "The One" at Yonge and Bloor in Downtown Toronto. Now, with the excavation wrapping up, a ... read more

Underground Taking Shape at Dundas & Aukland Rental Tower

Dundas & Aukland, Main and Main, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Toronto
November 14, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since late 2017, construction has been underway on a new 40-storey, Diamond Schmitt Architects-designed rental apartment tower beside Kipling subway and GO station in Etobicoke. Main and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 14, 2018

November 14, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Council vote on whether to make King St. transit pilot permanent likely delayed until spring; Commuting costs eat up house savings in many GTA communities, study ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fall in Berczy Park

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Berczy Park, Claude Cormier + Associés
November 14, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Berczy Park in Downtown Toronto, where a recent Claude Cormier + Associés-led revitalization has transformed the wedge-shape park into a popular ... read more

Construction Underway for Tridel's Scala in North York

Scala, Tridel, Wallman Architects, Toronto
November 13, 2018 4:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is officially underway at the site of Scala, a 6.5-acre community being built by Tridel just north of Leslie subway station in North York. The new Wallman ... read more

Guest Column: Real Estate Business For The Homeless Is Still Good Business!

November 13, 2018 3:42 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

Construction Progressing on 32-Storey 16 York Office Tower

16 York, Cadillac Fairview, Toronto, architectsAlliance, B+H Architects
November 13, 2018 11:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is in full swing for the next office tower in Toronto's South Core area, a 32-storey, architectsAlliance and B+H Architects-designed office tower from Cadillac Fairview at 16 York. It ... read more

York University Submits Plans for School of Continuing Studies

York University: School of Continuing Studies, Perkins+Will, Toronto
November 13, 2018 10:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
York University is moving forward with plans for a new School of Continuing Studies building at their main campus in northwestern Toronto. Months after a concept design was ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 13, 2018

November 13, 2018 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Why Toronto won by losing the bid for Amazon's new headquarters; TTC spent $26 million to save 30 aging streetcars. But majority of the vehicles are still in the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Crane Removal

Photo of the Day, Mississauga, Daniels Erin Mills, Arc
November 13, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of a crane disassembly at the Daniels Erin Mills site in Mississauga. Submitted by Forum contributor Jasonzed, this shot shows a mobile crane assisting in ... read more

J. Davis House Rises Above Grade Near Davisville

J. Davis House, Mattamy, Biddington, Graziani + Corazza, Toronto
November 12, 2018 4:56 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Between the clusters of tall towers at Midtown Toronto's Yonge-Eglinton and Yonge-St. Clair intersections, the stretch of Yonge Street passing through the Davisville area is being populated with a ... read more

Under Eglinton: Touring Progress at Keelesdale LRT station

View of track level at the future Keelesdale LRT Station
November 12, 2018 1:05 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Twenty-five metres (82 feet) below Eglinton Avenue West, I suddenly and absurdly thought, "Wow, this is actually happening!" "This" is the 19-kilometre (11.8-mile) Crosstown Light Rail Transit ... read more

Ironwood Towns in North Oshawa Launches Sales

Ironwood Towns, Podium Developments, Building Capital, Icon, Oshawa
November 12, 2018 12:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new modern townhome community is coming to North Oshawa, set to bring an urban edge to a green-bordered 11-acre property just north on Simcoe Street from Taunton Road. Known as Ironwood Towns, ... read more

Port Lands Lake-filling Project Reshaping Toronto's Shoreline

Don Mouth Naturalization and Port Lands Flood Protection Project, Toronto
November 12, 2018 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since the end of 2017, construction has been underway on the Don Mouth Naturalization and Port Lands Flood Protection Project (DMNP), a Waterfront Toronto project set, among other ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 12, 2018

November 12, 2018 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
One year in data deems King St. pilot project a success; Sidewalk Labs to weigh input from millennial panel on Toronto smart-city project; Gripe over ‘too-tall ... read more