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TO Brutalist Buildings Highlighted in "Concrete Toronto Map"

Concrete Toronto Map by Blue Crow Media and ERA Architects in Toronto
April 19, 2018 11:00 am | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Buildings designed in the Brutalist style—raw concrete fronted structures built between the 1950s and 1980s—are often overlooked gems among Toronto’s diverse urban landscape. Blue Crow Media, in ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 87 Peter

Throwback Thursday, 87 Peter Condos, Menkes, Toronto
April 19, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A year is all it takes to highlight a big change in Toronto. For this week's Throwback Thursday, we turn the clocks back to February 2017 for a view of construction at Menkes ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 19, 2018

April 19, 2018 8:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC will no longer offer free parking at new Line 1 stations; Peter Gilgan is the new owner of Toronto’s most expensive condo; Councillor calls for inquiry into ... read more

Photo of the Day: Bloor-Yorkville Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Bloor Yorkville, Exhibit Residences
April 19, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville skyline, captured from a condominium unit at Exhibit Residences. Submitted by Forum contributor Yoshimura, this sunset view ... read more

Construction Underway for New Kipling GO & MiWay Transit Hub

New Kipling Transit Hub designed by Strasman Architects for Metrolinx, Toronto
April 18, 2018 5:16 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
A new bus terminal and Kipling GO station renovation are underway, connecting the subway, regional rail and inter-regional bus services via a major new transit hub. A ground breaking ceremony held ... read more

The Well: First Crane Up at Toronto’s Largest Construction Site

The Well, Toronto, developed by Diamond Corp, RioCan, Allied, Tridel, Woodbourne
April 18, 2018 4:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week, we caught up with Toronto’s largest construction site with an update on the excavation for The Well, a massive mixed-use development that will add seven new towers at the intersection ... read more

Community Gets First Look at 2946 Dundas West Renderings

2946 Dundas West in the Junction by Core Architects in Toronto
April 18, 2018 2:28 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Earlier this month, Old Stonehenge and Clifton Blake Group hosted a community meeting for a development proposal of theirs at Dundas Street West at Pacific Avenue in Toronto’s Junction ... read more

Work Progressing at Site of RioCan's Bathurst College Centre

Bathurst College Centre, RioCan REIT, Turner Fleischer Architects, Toronto
April 18, 2018 12:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been roughly three months since we last checked in on construction at Bathurst College Centre, a 150,156 ft² retail and commercial development by RioCan REIT, named for its ... read more

Mattamy Proposes Stacked Townhomes at Eglinton and Danforth

2782 Eglinton East, Mattamy Homes, Kohn Partnership Architects, Toronto
April 18, 2018 10:44 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mattamy Homes is planning to redevelop properties at 2787 Eglinton Avenue East, on the southeast corner with Danforth Road. Rezoning is needed to permit six blocks of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 18, 2018

April 18, 2018 8:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rexdale residents want childcare in Woodbine casino plans; Mayor’s executive committee approves ‘untested’ financing plan for SmartTrack; ROM to revamp Bloor St. entrance ... read more

Photo of the Day: BMO Field

Photo of the Day, BMO Field, Toronto FC, stadium, Exhibition Place
April 18, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us high above Toronto's Exhibition Place for a view of BMO Field. The recently expanded stadium—introducing additional seating, weather protection, and upgraded ... read more

39-Storey Rental Proposed at Wynford & the Don Valley Parkway

10 Concorde Place, designed by Kirkor Architects for Marwest Group of Companies
April 17, 2018 5:33 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Marwest Group of Companies has submitted a Zoning By-Law Amendment application to the City of Toronto to build a 39-storey rental apartment building at 10 Concorde Place, a block ... read more

U of T Daniels Hosting Design Education Symposium

John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, Toronto
April 17, 2018 3:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto’s John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design will be hosting a symposium later this month, discussing the various aspects of envisioning and ... read more

Mid-Rise Rental Development Proposed at 5509 Dundas West

5509 Dundas West, Contessa Developments, Bogdan Newman Caranci, Toronto
April 17, 2018 3:01 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The resurgence in purpose-built rental housing continues in Toronto, with the latest proposal recently tabled for a vacant lot at 5509 Dundas West, a few blocks west of Kipling Station. A ... read more

2306 St Clair West Proposal Sees Height Reduction

2306 St Clair Avenue West by Marlin Spring Developments by Graziani + Corazza
April 17, 2018 12:00 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Revisions have again been submitted to the City of Toronto for a condominium development proposal at 2306 St Clair Avenue West between Keele and Runnymede. The original rezoning application, ... read more

New Renderings, 3D Views Fill Out Picture of Peter & Adelaide

Peter and Adelaide, Graywood, BBB Architects, Toronto
April 17, 2018 11:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
While the almost 700 condominium units being offered at Graywood Developments' Peter and Adelaide are now practically sold out, new marketing material is painting a fuller ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 17, 2018

April 17, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Etobicoke development would leave residents next to noisy GO rail yard and ‘advised to close the windows’; Airbnb restrictions up in the air as tourist season ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rail Corridors

Photo of the Day, Toronto, rail corridor, Downtown
April 17, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of Downtown Toronto, captured from a helicopter on a rainy day. Submitted by Craig White, this shot shows the CityPlace/Fort York neighbourhood and ... read more

ROM Unveils Siamak Hariri-Designed Upgrades to Bloor Frontage

Bloor Street Welcome Project at the ROM, Toronto, Hariri Pontarini Architects
April 16, 2018 5:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Hot on the heels of the December opening of the first phase for the Royal Ontario Museum's (ROM) Welcome Project, the Toronto institution has announced plans to begin Phase 2 along the site's ... read more

Public Meetings Announced as Relief Line Planning Advances

April 16, 2018 4:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Overcrowding has become one of the most talked about problems among TTC riders, and while signalling upgrades and station modifications offer incremental solutions, Toronto's transit network needs ... read more