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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 21, 2017

November 21, 2017 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto and Google-owned Waze app agree to trade traffic data; Championing public art in an era of bean-counters; Gridlock on GTA highways costs each household $125 a ... read more

Photo of the Day: Massey Tower Ascending

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Massey Tower, MOD, Hariri Pontarini
November 21, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of MOD Developments' Massey Tower rising above Toronto's Yonge Street. Submitted to the project's Forum thread by contributor thecharioteer, ... read more

Metrolinx Issues RFP for Lakeshore East RER Works

Rendering of the proposed underpass at Scarborough Golf Club Rd
November 20, 2017 3:55 pm | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
On November 17th, Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Lakeshore East - East Corridor Expansion project. Specifically, this RFP is for a series of ... read more

Undulating Floors Rising for Arc at Daniels Erin Mills in Mississauga

Arc, Daniels Erin Mills, The Daniels Corporation, Kirkor, Mississauga
November 20, 2017 3:07 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been just shy of seven months since we last checked in on construction on Arc, the newest phase of The Daniels Corporation's Daniels Erin Mills community in Mississauga. At ... read more

CityAge Conference Returns to Toronto This Week

CityAge: Toronto, conference, MaRS​ ​Discovery​ ​District
November 20, 2017 11:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Canadian governments are anticipated to pour as much as $750 billion into urban infrastructure projects across Canada over the next 10 years. With competing philosophies and differing needs from ... read more

Shoring Marks Start of Mattamy and Biddington's Vita on the Lake

Vita on The Lake, Mattamy, Biddington, Graziani + Corazza, Toronto
November 20, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work has begun for another high-rise condominium development in South Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores area. Set to be among the tallest buildings on the neighbourhood skyline at a height of 53 ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 20, 2017

November 20, 2017 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Why Mississauga wants to charge for parking; Time-based transfers to be debated as part of 2018 TTC budget; Which Toronto buildings deserve heritage protection?; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Distillery Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
November 20, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from Forum contributor skycandy, who recently put his drone into the skies over Toronto's Distillery District for a view of the city. Captured from just ... read more

Daniels Faculty's Spectacular New U of T Home Officially Opens

Uof T Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, Toronto, NADAAA
November 17, 2017 7:16 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The University of Toronto's John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design officially has a new home as of today. With hundreds of faculty, staff, students, supporters, ... read more

Ryerson's Daphne Cockwell Complex Continues Its Rise

Ryerson University, Daphne Cockwell Complex, Perkins + Will, Toronto
November 17, 2017 3:46 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ryerson University's new Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex continues to take shape on Church Street, north of Dundas, as the new addition to the Toronto educational institution ... read more

Retail Centre Proposed for Sears Warehouse Site in Rexdale

2200 Islington Avenue, Rice Group, Toronto, Turner Fleischer Architects
November 17, 2017 1:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With Sears Canada undergoing liquidation, a redevelopment has been proposed for one of the retailer’s several Toronto facilities. Redevelopment of Sears’ warehouse at 2200 Islington ... read more

Ground Floor Taking Shape for CentreCourt’s 411 Church Condos

411 Church Condos, CentreCourt Developments, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
November 17, 2017 1:04 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just across the Street from Toronto's storied Maple Leaf Gardens, CentreCourt Developments' 411 Church Condos will soon be ascending into the growing skyline of the Church-Wellesley ... read more

Metrolinx Expanding Stations on GO's Milton Corridor

Metrolinx expanding stations on Milton GO corridor
November 17, 2017 10:00 am | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
A nice lead to this news article would have been to report that Ontario's Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca rode the GO train from Toronto out to Milton and Meadowvale one morning this ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 17, 2017

November 17, 2017 8:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
King St. pilot project does what big cities around the world are doing; Documentary looks at Regent Park community’s response to revitalization; John Tory, TTC chair throw ... read more

Photo of the Day: Royal York

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Fairmont Royal York, Downtown
November 17, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the 1929-built Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Downtown Toronto. Submitted by Forum contributor Goldie, this shot shows the geometry of the ... read more

Urban Redevelopment Proposed for Suburban Etobicoke Plaza

Richview Square redevelopment at 4620 Eglinton Avenue West
November 16, 2017 5:52 pm | by Josie Harrison | Comments
Richview Square is a shopping plaza like many others across suburban Toronto: single storey retail at the back of the lot with a big surface parking lot out front. There is one big difference here ... read more

Concept Renderings Anticipate Sharp Mid-Rise in The Junction

2639 Dundas Street West, Gairloch Developments, Toronto
November 16, 2017 4:08 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
The area around Dundas West Station is seeing plenty of development activity in recent years, and more might be on the way following a pre-application public meeting held this month regarding a ... read more

Marlin Spring Celebrates Ground Breaking for Canvas Condos

November 16, 2017 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the early stages of construction already underway for Canvas Condos, the team behind the new mid-rise condo from Marlin Spring Developments gathered at the build site on ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Eaton Centre Bridge

Throwback Thursday, Eaton Centre Bridge, Cadillac Fairview, WilkinsonEyre
November 16, 2017 10:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since opening early in November, the WilkinsonEyre Architects and Zeidler Partnership-designed pedestrian bridge from the Toronto Eaton Centre to Hudson's Bay/Saks Fifth ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017 8:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
'We bonded': Doug Ford and Jagmeet Singh rate their blind date; Pickering condo development under fire; Toronto committee calls for tighter Airbnb rules; and more ... read more