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Photo of the Day: York University Station

Photo of the Day, Toronto, York University Station, TYSSE
September 14, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us inside of York University Station, set to open this December as part of the TTC's Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension. Captured during this year's Doors Open ... read more

Shoring and Tiebacks Prepping CIBC Square Site for Excavation

CIBC Square, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Hines, WilkinsonEyre, Toronto
September 13, 2017 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
One week shy of three months ago, a ground breaking ceremony was held to celebrate the start of construction at Ivanhoé Cambridge and Hines' CIBC Square, a new Toronto ... read more

Previewing the Sales Centre for Tridel's Bianca on Dupont

Bianca Condos, Tridel, Teeple Architects, Toronto
September 13, 2017 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Building on the renderings and floorplans being used to generate buzz for Tridel's new Bianca project, a recently-opened presentation centre—just steps east of the project's ... read more

CityPlace Finally Getting Schools and Community Centre

Canoe Landing Centre in Concord CityPlace, Toronto, designed by ZAS Architects
September 13, 2017 2:12 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The densely built-up Concord CityPlace neighbourhood in Downtown Toronto is finally getting two schools, a child care centre, and a community centre, as sod was turned at the site this morning by ... read more

Two Cranes Raised as Forming Begins for The Met in Vaughan

The Met condos, Plaza, Berkeley, Vaughan, Quadrangle
September 13, 2017 1:28 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It is just under three months since we last visited the Vaughan construction site of Plaza and Berkeley's The Met, a 35-storey, Quadrangle-designed condominium and ... read more

Province Unlocking Land for New Affordable Housing in Toronto

Affordable Housing, Toronto, West Don Lands
September 13, 2017 11:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This morning, Mayor John Tory was joined by Ontario's Minister of Housing Peter Milczyn and other municipal and provincial representatives in Toronto's West Don Lands, to announce the ... read more

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

September 13, 2017 7:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Crisanti out as Tory's deputy mayor after he throws in with Doug Ford; Metrolinx announces ‘thorough’ review of controversial GO stations; Moody’s predicts falling house ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yonge and Eglinton Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Midtown, Yonge and Eglinton, skyline
September 13, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day shows a view of the changing skyline of Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton neighbourhood. Submitted to the E Condos Forum thread by contributor DonValleyRainbow, this shot shows ... read more

Greenland to Build Towers at Lake Shore and Sherbourne

Greenland Group's 215 Lake Shore East, Toronto, design by Hariri Pontarini
September 12, 2017 5:35 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Greenland Group has filed for site plan approval for the first three towers at its FedEx Lands site at Lake Shore Boulevard East and Lower Sherbourne Street in Toronto's growing East Bayfront ... read more

Business Signings Announced at Daniels Waterfront

130 QQE, Daniels Waterfront, Toronto, RAW, Rafael + Bigauskas Architects
September 12, 2017 4:27 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is speeding along at the Jarvis and Queens Quay site of Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts' first phase, a RAW and Rafael + Bigauskas Architects-designed office ... read more

Devron's The Vanguard Celebrates Ground Breaking

The Vanguard, Devron Developments, Kirkor Architects, Thornhill
September 12, 2017 3:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This morning, a crowd formed on the site of a recently-demolished retail plaza at Yonge and Grandview Avenue—just across the Toronto boundary in Thornhill—gathering at the future site ... read more

Mid-Rise Mixed Use Condominium Proposed near Jane & Finch

2839 Jane Street, Toronto, designed by Hatem Nassif for CTN Developments
September 12, 2017 2:44 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
A rezoning application has been submitted to the City of Toronto by CTN Developments for a proposed mixed use building just south of Finch Avenue on Jane Street. 2839 Jane Street is located on an ... read more

Work Begins for Waterworks Building Heritage Preservation

Waterworks Building redevelopment, MOD, Woodcliffe, Diamond Schmitt, Toronto
September 12, 2017 11:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The wheels are in motion for MOD Developments and Woodcliffe Properties' much-anticipated adaptive reuse redevelopment of the heritage Waterworks Building at 505 ... read more

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

September 12, 2017 8:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
BetterTO organization turns focus on Toronto's social housing crisis; City must ‘talk the talk’ to make prudent planning decisions; Toronto Needs Stickier Streets; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Humber Bay Shores' Condo Towers

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Humber Bay Shores, skyline
September 12, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores neighbourhood. Submitted by Forum contributor Jasonzed, this drone-captured view shows the ongoing transformation ... read more

GTHA Transit Fare Integration: Metrolinx Delves Into First Steps

A summary of the four fare integration options presented back in February
September 11, 2017 5:42 pm | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
On Thursday, September 14th, Metrolinx will hold its fall board meeting, at which one of the items that will surely attract a significant amount of attention is the issue of fare integration, a ... read more

Worsley's Totem Condos Taking Shape on Dundonald Street

Totem Condos, Worsley Urban Partners, RAW Design, Toronto
September 11, 2017 4:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A condominium development in Toronto's Yonge and Wellesley area will soon add some architectural flare to the neighbourhood, while also adding a new entrance to Wellesley Station on the TTC's Line ... read more

Family-Oriented Amenities at Daniels' DuEast in Regent Park

Daniels DuEast condos, The Daniels Corporation, Core Architects, Toronto
September 11, 2017 1:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The next condominium tower to be built as part of The Daniels Corporation's revitalization of Toronto's Regent Park is to be known as DuEast Condominiums. In reference to its ... read more

River City 3 Nears Final Height as Exterior Details Take Shape

River City 3, RC3, Urban Capital, Saucier + Perrotte Architects, Toronto
September 11, 2017 10:56 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Now just 4 storeys shy of its final 29-storey height, Urban Capital Property Group's River City Condos Phase 3 continues to catch the eyes of passersby in Toronto's West Don ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 11, 2017

September 11, 2017 8:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doug Ford, Rob Ford's brother, to run for mayor of Toronto in 2018; Doug Ford, Rob Ford's brother, to run for mayor of Toronto in 2018; Hamilton church aims to dig up ... read more