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Photo of the Day: Winter Steam Plumes

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
March 4, 2019 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day shows an early morning skyline view of Toronto. Captured from a Distillery District high-rise by Forum contributor Razz, this northwest-facing shot captures billowing ... read more

CIBC SQUARE's Ascent Continues Near Union Station

CIBC Square, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Hines, WilkinsonEyre, Adamson, Toronto
March 1, 2019 6:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The tallest commercial development under construction in the region, and so far Toronto's most significant office tower since the start of the city's 21st-century building boom, work continues on ... read more

Bike Share 2019 Expansion: 105 More Stations, 1,250 New Bikes

Bike Share Toronto, Province of Ontario, City of Toronto
March 1, 2019 4:42 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
The ongoing improvement of cycling infrastructure across Toronto is not only evident through the gradual if slow construction of new bike lanes, but also through the increased geographical spread ... read more

Public Input Sought on Ontario Place Redevelopment

Ontario Place, Province of Ontario, City of Toronto, Joe Cressy
March 1, 2019 4:03 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
As the Province of Ontario looks to re-develop Ontario Place, a mostly shuttered cultural, recreational, and entertainment hub located on Toronto’s central waterfront, a number of residents, ... read more

A Closer Look at M2M's T1 Three-Bedroom Model Suite

M2M Condos, Newtonbrook, Aoyuan International, Wallman, Toronto
March 1, 2019 1:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month, we were given a sneak peek at the presentation centre for Aoyuan International's M2M Condos, a multi-tower Wallman Architects-designed community set to replace Newtonbrook ... read more

Topping Off February 2019: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

RioCan Hall conceptual redevelopment, photo of rendering by Hariri Pontarini Arc
March 1, 2019 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk is now behind us, so we are rounding up the hottest stories, projects, and Forum discussions of February 2019.  Our Top ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 1, 2019

March 1, 2019 9:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Province appoints new Waterfront Toronto board members; Toronto property tax rates among the lowest across GTA, report says; Majority of Torontonians polled want the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Financial Reflection

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Financial District, office towers
March 1, 2019 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a moody black and white shot from Toronto's Financial District. Captured by Forum contributor doady, this photo shows a distorted reflection of First Canadian ... read more

Plans Submitted for SickKids Patient Support Centre

Hospital for Sick Children, Patient Support Centre, Toronto, B+H Architects
February 28, 2019 5:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Weeks after SickKids Hospital unveiled their proposed B+H Architects-designed Patient Support Centre (PSC), and a full year after rezoning was sought for the site at 175 ... read more

Two Rental Infill Buildings Proposed Near Fairview Mall

20 Godstone, Fieldgate, IBI Group, Toronto
February 28, 2019 4:56 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new proposal submitted to the City of Toronto earlier this month seeks rezoning to permit a two-building infill development to be built on the site of an existing 15-storey apartment ... read more

Daniels Wrapping Up Curving Exterior of Arc at Erin Mills

Arc at Daniels Erin Mills, The Daniels Corporation, Mississauga, Kirkor
February 28, 2019 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Not just another tower is entering the final stages of construction at Erin Mills Parkway and Eglinton in Mississauga. The 19-storey, Kirkor Architects-designed Arc at Erin ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Radio to Residential

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, The Jack Condos, Aspen Ridge, Quadrangle
February 28, 2019 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to Yonge Street, just south of St. Clair Avenue in Midtown Toronto. Looking back to October 2016, when demolition was just getting started on a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 28, 2019

February 28, 2019 9:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Policy-makers eye data frameworks amid Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto project; GO Transit to let kids ride free; Foreclosures increase as home values fall and mortgage lending tightens; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: CIBC SQUARE Rising

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CIBC SQUARE
February 28, 2019 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the day features a view of CIBC SQUARE rising south of Union Station in Downtown Toronto. Captured by Forum contributor Canadian Chocho, this view faces southwest, ... read more

OAA Recommends Controversial Changes to Planning Process

February 27, 2019 7:38 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
A letter produced by the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) in January is causing a bit of a stir in the architectural and planning community. The letter, which was signed by previous OAA ... read more

The One's Mega Caissons Take Shape in Advance of Exoskeleton

The One, Mizrahi Developments, Foster + Partners, Core Architects, Toronto
February 27, 2019 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The tallest building under construction in Canada is underway right now at the southwest corner of Toronto's Yonge and Bloor intersection, still flying under the radar skyline-wise as below-grade ... read more

Redevelopment of Basilian Complex Proposed on St Joseph St

February 27, 2019 2:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A proposal has been submitted to the City of Toronto seeking to amend the Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw to permit redevelopment of the Cardinal Flahiff Basilian Centre at 95 St. ... read more

J. Davis House Approaching Final Height Near Davisville

J. Davis House, Mattamy, Biddington, Graziani + Corazza, Toronto
February 27, 2019 11:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the time since we last checked in on construction of J. Davis House, a 9-storey, Graziani + Corazza Architects-designed condominium development from Mattamy ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 27, 2019

February 27, 2019 9:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sidewalk Labs’ Port Lands vision not guaranteed, says new Waterfront Toronto chair; Affordable housing becomes singular focus of Toronto’s new real estate ... read more

Photo of the Day: Gardiner Expressway

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Gardiner Expressway
February 27, 2019 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an east-facing view overlooking the Gardiner Expressway in Downtown Toronto. Captured by Forum contributor cc46, this shot shows multiple construction sites ... read more