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Line 5 Condos—Named for the Crosstown LRT—Signals Change

Looking southeast to Line 5 Condos on Broadway near Yonge and Eglinton, Toronto
October 19, 2018 4:32 pm | by Craig White | Comments
As Torontonians, our lives are about adaptation. Our city's success is in large part due to our ability to accommodate new people, new ideas, new buildings, new technologies, and more. It doesn't ... read more

Mid-Rise Office / Restaurant Proposal Features Retractable Roof

160 John Street, SvN, C Squared Properties, Toronto
October 19, 2018 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Almost three decades after Toronto's iconic SkyDome ushered in the era of retractable-roof stadium design, a mid-rise commercial proposal for the Entertainment District is taking a page out of the ... read more

Solmar Launches Edge T2 in Mississauga with Grand Opening

Edge Towers T2, Solmar, Roy Varacalli, Mississauga
October 19, 2018 2:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Solmar Development Corporation is gearing up to make a big impact on Mississauga's skyline with their three-tower, Roy Varacalli-designed Edge ... read more

Toronto Planning Innovation Celebrated at National Urban Design Awards

October 19, 2018 12:48 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
The National Urban Design Awards were announced yesterday in Ottawa, and two of Toronto’s most innovative public realm plans took home the top honours. The biannual awards program established by ... read more

Encore: Second Tower Launched at Plaza's Theatre District

Theatre District Residence, Encore, Plaza, Quadrangle, Toronto
October 19, 2018 10:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following swift sales of Theatre District Residence phase one, Plaza is launching sales for Encore at Theatre District, the 48-storey north tower set to bring condominium ... read more

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

October 19, 2018 7:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Waterfront Toronto, advisory panel want Quayside master plan delayed; 16 candidates vying to represent Toronto’s Beaches-East York ward; The biggest campaign promises made by ... read more

Photo of the Day: Front Street All Lit Up

Looking west along Front Street in Downtown Toronto, image by UT Forum contribut
October 19, 2018 12:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Today's long exposure Photo of the Day captures the lights of vehicles making the corner on Front Street between Bay and Yonge. Toronto's Dominion Public Building has never looked so ... read more

KingSett Proposes Towering Development at Bloor and East Mall

300 The East Mall, Toronto, designed by Quadrangle for KingSett Capital
October 18, 2018 4:48 pm | by Craig White | Comments
KingSett Capital has proposed the redevelopment of a complex that was known for years as the Valhalla Executive Centre, and more recently marketed as The Link 300•302•204 The East Mall. It is ... read more

Mirvish Village Public Art Plan Pays Tribute to the Site's Past

Mirvish Village, Westbank Corp, Henriquez Partners Architects, ERA Architects
October 18, 2018 1:28 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Westbank Corp’s Mirvish Village redevelopment, now under construction at the former Honest Ed’s site in Downtown Toronto, has been largely praised for the way it approached the planning process. ... read more

Renderings Reveal Modern Interiors for Birchcliff Urban Towns

Birchcliff Urban Towns, Core Development Group, RAW, U31, Toronto
October 18, 2018 12:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With registration underway and an official launch just around the corner, new renderings highlight the features of Core Development Group's Birchcliff Urban Towns project, coming to ... read more

Sponsored Post: Urban Trends in Exterior Design

October 18, 2018 12:00 pm | by UrbanToronto Sponsor | Comments
Emerging urban style trends in exterior architecture and design are opening up new and exciting opportunities for architects and designers looking to achieve a modern, contemporary look for their ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Yonge North of College

Throwback Thursday, YC Condos, Halo Residences, Yonge, Toronto
October 18, 2018 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday presents a south-facing view of Yonge Street in Downtown Toronto, showing just over one year of change. An August 2017 view is centred on the construction of ... read more

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

October 18, 2018 8:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sidewalk Labs will be a ‘catalyst’ for other innovations in Quayside; The missing middle in Toronto’s housing debate; Incumbent Gord Perks under fire during Ward 4 debate in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Toronto's East Bayfront Set Off by the Sun

Looking west across Toronto's East Bayfront area, image by UT Forum contributor
October 18, 2018 12:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day checks out all the recent activity in Toronto's East Bayfront area where several projects are in different stages of development. The foreground set off in by sunlight ... read more

Concord Park Place's Woodsy Park to Open Spring 2019

Looking east across Concord Park Place, with Woodsy Park at centre, Toronto
October 17, 2018 5:12 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Concord Park Place has been growing in North York for about a decade now, with the first residents having moved into Discovery—the first condo phase—in the Fall of 2011. Since then, all phases on ... read more

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

October 17, 2018 9:42 am | by Craig White | Comments
There's something in the air today that's tamping down most other news stories, but we have managed to find a few development and local politics stories for your edutainment: Metrolinx plans to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Not That Skyline, Another One

Looking west across Mississauga City Centre image by UT Forum contributor Jasonz
October 17, 2018 12:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
The Greater Toronto Area boasts several skylines, not just Downtown Toronto's, which rank among the most impressive in North America. To the west, Mississauga City Centre is growing taller all the ... read more

West Block Complex Rising at Bathurst and Lake Shore

Looking northeast to construction progress at West Block, Toronto
October 16, 2018 4:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
West Block—a mixed use development at the west end of Toronto's Harbourfront area, continues to grow on the northeast corner of Bathurst Street and Lake Shore Boulevard. Located where the ... read more

Pinewood Toronto Studios Expanding Again

Looking southeast to the new buildings proposed at Pinewood Toronto Studios, HOK
October 16, 2018 3:12 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto's media production sector is booming, with its growth currently being held back by a lack of new facilities to expand into. Pinewood Toronto Studios is already Canada's largest production ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 16, 2018

October 16, 2018 10:15 am | by Craig White | Comments
It's all Toronto election news today as next week's vote draws closer: Tight incumbent races in Ward 12, Ward 20 as election draws closer: poll (CTV News) Sidewalk Labs unveils draft data and ... read more