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Photo of the Day: Late Summer Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
September 11, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day shows off a dramatic sunset witnessed over Toronto this past weekend. Submitted by Forum contributor Razz, this colourful view includes the silhouettes of various notable ... read more

New Development Insider: No Obligation Free Trial Now Offered

New Development Insider, UrbanToronto, construction, planning, architecture
September 10, 2018 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following last month's launch of our New Development Insider, we are back with a new zero-obligation free trial, offering one week of the daily subscription-based newsletter service that ... read more

Devron's The Vanguard Rises Above Yonge Street

The Vanguard, Devron Developments, Kirkor Architects, Markham, Yonge Street
September 10, 2018 2:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new high-rise condominium tower is rising above grade on Yonge Street just north of Toronto, straddling the border between Markham and Vaughan. One year into construction, Devron ... read more

Derrick Removal Ends Long Chapter in L Tower Saga

L Tower, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint Numa, Studio Libeskind, Toronto
September 10, 2018 11:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been five years since the L Tower topped out 205 metres above Yonge and The Esplanade in Downtown Toronto, and the project's long and difficult ... read more

Final Parking Level Taking Shape for Wesley Tower in Mississauga

Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre, The Daniels Corporation, Rafael + Bigauskas
September 10, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Below-grade construction is moving along for the Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre, a two-tower Rafael + Bigauskas Architects-designed condominium development coming ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 10, 2018

September 10, 2018 8:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Superior Court judge strikes down legislation cutting the size of Toronto city council; TIFF and the TTC are giving frustrated riders free movie tickets; Voters want Toronto to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Layers of Toronto

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
September 10, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a skyline view of Toronto captured from the St James Town neighbourhood. Submitted by Forum contributor Flint, this southwest-facing view is framed by high-rise ... read more

Structural Steel Starting to Rise at CIBC Square South Tower

CIBC Square, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Hines, WilkinsonEyre, Toronto
September 7, 2018 4:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Excitement among development watchers is building for the latest office tower to begin its rise into the Toronto skyline, as construction progresses on Ivanhoé ... read more

Demolition Clearing the Way for Concord Canada House

Concord Canada House, CityPlace, IBI Group, Toronto
September 7, 2018 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Eighteen years after shovels first dug into the ground for the initial phases of Concord Adex's CityPlace neighbourhood, work is beginning on the final phase of the long-term ... read more

3XN's Audun Opdal Discusses Aqualuna at Bayside

Aqualuna at Bayside, Tridel, Hines, 3XN, Toronto
September 7, 2018 1:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In Toronto, location and amenities are often the only focuses of the marketing of a condominium, but at Tridel's fourth and final condominium in the Bayside community, architecture is also a major ... read more

Excavation Digging Deeper for The One at Yonge and Bloor

The One, Mizrahi Developments, Foster + Partners, Core Architects, Toronto
September 7, 2018 10:58 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
At the southwest corner of Yonge and Bloor in the heart of Toronto, the excavation for The One from Mizrahi Developments is growing deeper. The Foster + ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 7, 2018

September 7, 2018 8:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx settles lawsuit with builders of $5.4-billion Crosstown light-rail project; Doctors group launches road safety campaign, proposes bike lane ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sunset View from Regent Park

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
September 7, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a skyline view of Toronto, captured from high above the Regent Park neighbourhood. Submitted to our Monde thread by Forum contributor skycandy, this ... read more

Mid-Rise Rental Redevelopment Proposed on Wilson near Keele

1277 Wilson, Hannah Property Management, AJ Tregebov Architect, Toronto
September 6, 2018 4:04 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Plans have been submitted to the City of Toronto for a purpose-built rental development at 1277 Wilson Avenue, a few blocks west of Keele in the Downsview area of North York. The ... read more

Home Sales and Prices on the Rise in Latest TREB Report

TREB, market report, Toronto, real estate
September 6, 2018 1:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has released their monthly figures for resale homes in the Greater Toronto Area, showing a resurgence in the housing market's strength. Most notably, ... read more

Daniels' Arc Topping Out at Erin Mills and Eglinton in Mississauga

Arc at Daniels Erin Mills, Kirkor Architects, Mississauga
September 6, 2018 11:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Seven kilometres west of Mississauga's iconic Absolute World towers, the latest phase of the Daniels Erin Mills high-rise community is bringing another curvaceous high-rise condominium ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Selby Street

Throwback Thursday, The Selby, Toronto
September 6, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to Toronto's Selby Street, just south of Sherbourne Station, looking back just over three years to highlight the 'birth' of a significant residential ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 6, 2018

September 6, 2018 8:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Appeal stalls Toronto’s short-term rental rules for at least at year; Toronto housing sputters back to life as prices, sales grow in August; King Street closed ... read more

Photo of the Day: Heart Over Toronto

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Canadian International Air Show
September 6, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a skyline view of Toronto, captured during the Canadian International Air Show over the Labour Day long weekend. Submitted by Forum contributor skycandy, this ... read more

First Look at Mattamy's Saturday in Downsview Park Amenities

Saturday in Downsview Park, Mattamy, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
September 5, 2018 4:46 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New development is bringing life to Toronto's Downsview Park area along Keele Street north of Wilson Avenue. The former Canadian Forces Base turned quickly greening public park is spacious, and ... read more