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

November 9, 2017 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Transit-friendly King Street overhaul set to launch this weekend; Toronto developer blames city delays for Museum Flats condo cancellation; TTC plans to buy first electric ... read more

Photo of the Day: Three Skylines

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, fall colours, autumn
November 9, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us high above Toronto's Regent Park neighbourhood. Submitted by Forum contributor skycandy, this northwest facing view was captured by drone, showing the combined ... read more

Tridel's Islington Terrace Rises Above Grade

Islington Terrace, Bloorvista, Bloor Promenade, Tridel, Kirkor, Toronto
November 8, 2017 4:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We last checked in on construction at Tridel's Islington Terrace condominium development in Toronto's west end suburb of Etobicoke back in the summer. At the time, the three-tower ... read more

Major Commercial Development Proposed at Portland and Front

Portland Commons, Sweeny &Co Architects, Portland Property Group, Toronto
November 8, 2017 4:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Big changes are happening on the blocks west of Toronto's Front and Spadina intersection. As shoring work kicks into gear for massive mixed-use development The Well, a new proposal submitted to ... read more

Shoring in Full Swing for Canada's New Tallest Building

The One, Mizrahi Developments, Foster + Partners, Core Architects, Toronto
November 8, 2017 12:09 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following an official ground breaking held last month to mark the start of construction for Mizrahi Developments' The One, shoring work has begun at the Yonge and Bloor site of the ... read more

$128 Million Contract Awarded for Cooksville GO Redevelopment

Rendering of the new parking garage and other improvements at Cooksville GO
November 8, 2017 11:35 am | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
On November 3rd, Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx awarded a fixed price contract of $128.4 million to EllisDon Infrastructure CGS RER Inc. to design, build and finance the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 8, 2017

November 8, 2017 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City council votes 36-6 to make Bloor Street bicycle lanes permanent; Council supports single fare for all transit trips in Toronto; Developers should help pay to expand ... read more

Photo of the Day: Absolute World

Photo of the Day, Mississauga, Absolute World
November 8, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of a prominent Mississauga landmark. Submitted to our Flickr Pool by Marcus Mitanis, this view shows the MAD architects-designed details ... read more

Ryerson Architecture: Brad Cloepfil of Allied Works

November 7, 2017 4:26 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Ryerson University Department of Architectural Science's lecture series continues this Thursday, with a talk by Brad Cloepfil, architect, educator, and principal of Allied Works Architecture, ... read more

"A Sad State of Affairs" at Unprecedented Design Review Panel

Social at Church + Dundas, RAW Design, Pemberton Group, Toronto
November 7, 2017 2:22 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
It was a meeting that left Toronto's Design Review Panel (DRP) confused and more or less at a loss for words, as an OMB-ordered presentation—likely a first in the DRP's 10-year history—asked panel ... read more

Barbara Ann Scott Skate Trail Taking Shape at College Park

Barbara Ann Scott Park Revitalization at College Park, RAW, MBTW Group
November 7, 2017 12:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The rebuild of a Downtown Toronto park is progressing just northwest of the Yonge and Gerrard intersection. The Barbara Ann Scott Skate Trail at the College Park Revitalization is ... read more

Public Meetings for Eglinton West LRT to Begin November 13th

Construction of Ottawa's Confederation Line LRT in the old Transitway trench
November 7, 2017 11:32 am | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
On Monday, November 13th and Wednesday, November 15th, the latest round of Public Consultations will begin for the Eglinton West LRT, also known as the western extension of the ... read more

Exploring Suite Layouts at Greenland's Lakeside Residences

Lakeside Residences, Greenland Canada, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
November 7, 2017 10:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new opportunity to live in Toronto's quickly growing East Bayfront community is opening up as the Greenland Group launches Lakeside Residences, a new multi-tower Hariri ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 7, 2017

November 7, 2017 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto faces shortage of family-friendly condos; TTC test of new signalling system ‘exceeded expectations’; Scarborough strip mall slated for expropriation to power ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fall Colours in Toronto

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, fall colours, autumn
November 7, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A view of Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville skyline is featured as today's Photo of the Day. Captured by drone from above the Rosedale Valley and submitted to our Forum by contributor Jasonzed, this view ... read more

Zoning Application Submitted to City for Trendy Designers Walk

306-326 Davenport, BBB Architects for Cityzen Development, Greybrook
November 6, 2017 5:00 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
A rezoning application has been received by the City for a mixed-use building stretching along the 300 block of Davenport Road. Submitted by Urban Strategies Inc on behalf of Cityzen Development ... read more

GM Mobility Campus Lacking Vision at Design Review Panel

GM Mobility Campus, General Motors Canada, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
November 6, 2017 4:17 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
At an entertaining Toronto Design Review Panel (DRP) session last week, the distinguished panel of local architects and design professionals got a detailed look at plans for General Motors ... read more

Ribbon Cutting Opens Sales Centre for Solmar's Edge Towers

Edge Towers, Mississauga, Solmar Development, Roy Varacalli, Dochia, Terraplan
November 6, 2017 3:53 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
A three-tower development coming to the corner of Hurontario Street and Elm Drive will significantly extend the Downtown Mississauga skyline, both upwards and southwards. Solmar Development ... read more

City Receives Revised Proposal for 73 Storeys at Yonge & Carlton

2 Carlton Street podium, new proposal, designed by IBI Group for Northam Realty
November 6, 2017 12:27 pm | by Craig White | Comments
In October of 2016, the City of Toronto received a proposal to replace a heritage designated building at the northeast corner of Yonge and Carlton streets with a pair of towers rising to 72 ... read more

Shoring Underway at Square One Site of Daniels' Wesley Tower

Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre, The Daniels Corporation, Rafael + Bigauskas
November 6, 2017 10:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Preliminary construction activity has begun for Mississauga's next high-rise condominium development. Earlier this week, a single shoring rig was spotted at the Square One area site of ... read more