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UrbanToronto Year-End Poll: Vote On The Best Buildings of 2018

UrbanToronto Year-End Poll: Vote On The Best Buildings of 2018
December 14, 2018 4:15 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
It's that time of year again! Rounding up another busy year of city building, we are returning with our fifth annual UrbanToronto Year-End Readers' Poll, giving you the chance to vote on your ... read more

Hyatt Place Hotel Proposed near Pearson Airport

33 Carlson St, Manga Hotels
December 14, 2018 4:12 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
With all of the expansion coming to Toronto’s Pearson International Airport in the coming years, the area surrounding the hub is expected to flourish. Although the area is currently Canada’s 2nd ... read more

Justo Using Disruptive Technology to Shake Up Real Estate Biz

Justo Inc., brokerage, Toronto, real estate
December 14, 2018 2:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the increasingly pricey Greater Toronto Area housing market, every dollar counts for both the buyer and the seller. With land values and speculation driving home prices ever higher, brokerage ... read more

Ontario Carpenter's Union Pledges $1M for New SickKids Tower

Rendering of the Patient Support Centre, image courtesy of SickKids, Toronto
December 14, 2018 12:06 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
When Toronto’s Sick Kids Hospital kicked off the campaign to expand its patient care and research facilities, donors literally came out of the woodwork. Just in time for the holidays, the ... read more

Exploring Amenities Planned for Benvenuto's 293 The Kingsway

293 The Kingsway, The Benvenuto Group, Quadrangle, Toronto
December 14, 2018 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Benvenuto Group continues to roll out marketing material for 293 The Kingsway, their upcoming Quadrangle-designed multi-building mid-rise community in Toronto's Humber ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 14, 2018

December 14, 2018 8:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Housing advocates form new coalition, demand city declare state of emergency over homelessness; Council agrees to talks with province about TTC ... read more

Photo of the Day: South Core Towers

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, South Core, Ten York
December 14, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto's South Core skyline. Submitted by Forum contributor Red Mars, this shot shows Tridel's Ten York Street condominium tower having its finishing ... read more

Union Station: Big Changes Are Coming

December 13, 2018 4:56 pm | by Jonathan English | Comments
Big changes are coming to Union Station. In a short interview after Metrolinx’s December 7 board meeting, Phil Verster said that the station’s platforms will need to be substantially rebuilt to ... read more

50 Broadway Design Tweaked Following City Feedback

Frastell Property Management, Martin Simmons Architects
December 13, 2018 4:24 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Following feedback from various City departments, Frastell Property Management has resubmitted their plans to develop an infill rental tower near Yonge and Eglinton in Midtown Toronto. Originally ... read more

7-Storey Infill Condo Proposed Near Yonge and Sheppard

Nahid on Sheppard, Options Development, Toronto
December 13, 2018 12:04 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
An application has been submitted to the City of Toronto to seek rezoning, an Official Plan amendment, and Site Plan Approval for a 7-storey condominium building at 110 Sheppard Avenue West. Known ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Eau du Soleil Condos

Throwback Thursday, Eau du Soleil Condos, Toronto
December 13, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back just 15 months for a view of the Eau du Soleil condo development in Toronto's Humber Bay Shores community. Back in August of 2017, podium levels were ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 13, 2018

December 13, 2018 8:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
‘Rock star’ Brad Ross leaves the TTC proud, personable; The Bloor Street Viaduct; How many Torontonians does it take to open a daycare?; and more news: ‘Rock star’ Brad ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline from Corktown Common

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
December 13, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto captured from above Corktown Common in the West Don Lands. Submitted by Forum contributor skycandy, this drone-captured view shows the city ... read more

Skål! The Great Danish Invasion of Toronto's Architecture

3XN Architects, Toronto
December 12, 2018 4:52 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Toronto, by many standards, has burst onto the world stage as a global city. Often cited as one of the most livable cities on the globe, Toronto's success is evident in its economic prosperity, ... read more

Ambitious Chelsea Green Project Resubmitted for Rezoning

Chelsea Green, Great Eagle, architectsAlliance, Toronto
December 12, 2018 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The site of Canada's largest hotel, the Eaton Chelsea at Yonge and Gerrard in Downtown Toronto, is primed to be redeveloped into one of Canada's tallest buildings. Hotel owner Great Eagle ... read more

Construction Coming Soon at Plaza's Theatre District

Theatre District Residence, Plaza, Quadrangle, Toronto
December 12, 2018 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Entertainment District will soon get another pair of towers, Plaza's Theatre District Residence. After brisk sales of suites in both Quadrangle-designed towers—the 49-storey south tower ... read more

Daniels' The Wyatt Tops Out at 27 Storeys in Regent Park

The Wyatt, The Daniels Corporation, KPMB, IBI Group, Toronto
December 12, 2018 10:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's been roughly seven weeks since we last checked in on The Daniels Corporation’s The Wyatt, a new 27-storey market condominium development in Toronto's Regent Park neighbourhood, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 12, 2018

December 12, 2018 8:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
10 things you don’t know about the Bloor St. Viaduct as it turns 100; Council powerless to stop provincial takeover of TTC subway system, confidential city ... read more

Photo of the Day: Riverside Square

Photo of the Day, Riverside Square, Toronto, Streetcar, RAW
December 12, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the Riverside Square project under construction on the east bank of Toronto's Don River. The first phase of the mixed-use development ... read more

Ontario Government Considers Uploading TTC Subways

December 11, 2018 4:22 pm | by Jonathan English | Comments
Toronto’s ever twisting transit saga has seen numerous shocks, but few are larger than the ever-growing possibility that the TTC will be partially or entirely taken over by the provincial ... read more