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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

Below Grade Forming Underway for Alterra's 36-Storey 159SW

159SW Condos, Alterra Group of Companies, Richmond Architects, Toronto
September 5, 2018 2:32 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Soaring land values are helping to transform areas of Toronto long-neglected by condominium developers. The Sherbourne and Wellesley intersection is one of the areas set to benefit from ... read more

Scarborough Centre Station Construction Phasing Proposed

Scarborough Centre Station, TTC, AECOM, Toronto
September 5, 2018 1:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Few transit projects in Toronto are more contentious than the Scarborough Subway Extension, but whether you are for it or against it, or just don't know, planning for it continues to advance as an ... read more

North Drive's Picnic, The High Park II Topping Out on Bloor West

Picnic, The High Park II, North Drive, Quadrangle Toronto
September 5, 2018 10:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New mid-rise density is popping up in Toronto's Bloor West Village, the latest example being North Drive Investments Inc's Picnic, The High Park II. The ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 5, 2018

September 5, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What does ‘effective representation’ look like at city hall?; Toronto's road safety 'vigilantes' take grassroots approach to building safer streets; TTC introduces ... read more

Photo of the Day: Regent Park Athletic Grounds

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Regent Park
September 5, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of the new Regent Park Athletic Grounds in Toronto's Regent Park neighbourhood. Submitted by Forum contributor skycandy, this ... read more

Port Lands Lakefilling Project Creating New Shoreline

September 4, 2018 4:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The northwest corner of Toronto's Port Lands area is looking quite a bit different these days, as work on a lakefilling project from Waterfront Toronto reshapes the area of Essroc ... read more

Visiting Musée’s New Parkette and Galleria on Adelaide

Musée Condos, Plaza, Toronto, Quadrangle, The Planning Partnership
September 4, 2018 3:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In stark contrast to the well publicised and heavily programmed opening of The Bentway, another new public space—albeit a much smaller one—quietly opened earlier this summer in Downtown Toronto. ... read more

Three New Towers to Bring More People to Lillian Street

Distinction Condos, Lillian Park, Toronto
September 4, 2018 11:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge and Eglinton neighbourhood in Midtown Toronto is experiencing a significant growth spurt, with several towers proposed and under-construction bringing increased residential density to ... read more

Topping Off August 2018: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off August 2018: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
September 4, 2018 10:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With another busy month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk now behind us, we round up August 2018's hottest stories, projects, and Forum discussions.  Our Top Ten News ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 4, 2018

September 4, 2018 8:14 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario appoints special adviser for plan to take over Toronto’s subway; Ford’s council-slashing plan criticized from coast to coast; Tory takes aim at ... read more