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Photo of the Day: Ascension to the Galleria

Photo of the Day, Toronto, architecture, Brookfield Place, Santiago Calatrava
September 3, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Architect Santiago Calatrava's Allen Lambert Galleria at Brookfield Place remains one of Toronto's most photographed interior spaces, leading photographers to use creative angles to personalize ... read more

Tower at Pier 27 Condos Launched by Cityzen and Fernbrook

Tower at Pier 27, Toronto, Fernbrook Homes, Cityzen, arhchitectsAlliance
September 2, 2015 4:54 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As the Tower at Pier 27 was officially launched earlier today, new renderings of the project were released, revealing a distinctively kinetic design that is soon set to join Toronto's ... read more

Video Highlights Natural Scenery Near The Craftsman Condos

The Craftsman Condominium Residences, VANDYK Group of Companies
September 2, 2015 3:09 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A few months after the official groundbreaking for VANDYK group of companies' The Craftsman Condominium Residences, a new video series is playing up the development's strengths and ... read more

New Plan for 177 Front East Seeks Approval at City Hall, OMB

177-197 Front St. E., Pemberton Group, Wallman Architects, Toronto
September 2, 2015 11:32 am | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Since late 2010, speculation over the fate of 177-197 Front St. East, a parcel of downtown real estate which included Downtown Acura and Sobey's, with the remainder of the site operating as a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 2, 2015

September 2, 2015 8:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto, Vancouver luxury homes snapped up by foreign buyers; Time running out for Brampton to make decision on new transit line; ‘Unlivable’ Beach house sells for $1 ... read more

Photo of the Day: Before the First Rider

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CNE Midway
September 2, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The CNE has been a favourite of Torontonians for generations, marking the unofficial end of summer for another year. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto ... read more

City Commences Extension of Richmond-Adelaide Cycle Network

Richmond-Adelaide Bike Lanes, City of Toronto
September 1, 2015 5:15 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As cycling continues to gain popularity throughout Toronto, the need for expanded bike infrastructure is becoming increasingly acute. Following turbulent years of pro-car and anti-cycling rhetoric ... read more

WZMH Architects and Pellow + Associates Merge Practices

WZMH, Pellow, Oxford Properties, Les Promenades Gatineau
September 1, 2015 4:10 pm | by Editor | Comments
Acclaimed Toronto-based firm WZMH Architects, known for office, institutional and highrise residential work across Canada and around the globe, has merged practices with pellow + associates, a ... read more

Demolition Wrapping Up on Church Street Site for Tridel's Alter

Alter, Tridel, architectsAlliance, Toronto
September 1, 2015 1:03 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Preparation work for Tridel's Alter, a 34-storey condominium tower designed by architectsAlliance, has been proceeding on the development's Church Street site for a few months ... read more

Topping Off August 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off August 2015: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
September 1, 2015 10:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Time to round up another month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk in Toronto, with a look at our hottest news stories, dataBase files, and Forum threads from the month of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 1, 2015

September 1, 2015 9:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto can’t afford cost of bidding or hosting Olympics, councillors say; The Evolution of Service on Queens Quay; Toronto too slow to replace cycle track bollards, riders say; and ... read more

Photo of the Month: Lightning Across the City

Photo of the Month, Toronto, photography
September 1, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's time again for our Photo of the Month, where we present the highest rated Photo of the Day selection of the previous 4 weeks, along with the runner up, based on combined Facebook shares and ... read more

Ryerson's Cocker Gallery to Host Toronto City Hall Design Exhibit

Toronto City Hall Competition Models
August 31, 2015 3:15 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Open from September 1 to October 9, the Paul H. Cocker Gallery at Ryerson University will be hosting a special architectural exhibit, Shaping Canadian Modernity: The 1958 Toronto City Hall and ... read more

Excavation Continues at Daniels Waterfront: City of the Arts

Panoramic overview of the construction in August 2015, image by kotsy
August 31, 2015 12:47 pm | by Chris Kotsy | Comments
The dual office phase of Daniels Waterfront: City of the Arts’ excavation is proceeding down at Queens Quay and Jarvis Street by Toronto Harbour. The deepest section of the site measures now ... read more

Davenport Village Reaching New Heights With Fuse Condos

Fuse condos, Neudorfer Corporation, Channington Developments, Barrett Architect
August 31, 2015 11:40 am | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Toronto's Davenport Village has experienced a dramatic demographic and architectural change over the past few years, as several thousand people are flocking into the newly built townhouses, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 31, 2015

August 31, 2015 8:39 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
At 50, Toronto’s City Hall is still ahead of the curve; Captain John’s coming apart at the last port; Leaky roofs just the beginning of troubles at TCHC building; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Downtown Rainbow

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, rainbow
August 31, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We feature yet another skyline shot in today's Photo of the Day, submitted to our L Tower Projects & Construction thread by Forum contributor Razz. In this photo, we are shown a beautiful ... read more

Restored Beaux Arts Facades Revealed at One King West

One King West Hotel and Residences, Toronto
August 28, 2015 4:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last spring, work got under way on a $5 million restoration of the Beaux-Arts style terra cotta and granite facade of the One King West Hotel & Residence at Yonge and King Streets. ... read more

Excavation Under Way at Site of Worsley's Totem Condos

Totem Condos, Worsley Urban Partners, RAW Design, Toronto
August 28, 2015 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Excavation is now under way at the site of Worsley Urban Partners' Totem Condos, a new 18-storey, 120-unit condominium development coming to Dundonald Street, a block north of Wellesley ... read more

45-Storey Condo Proposed On Church Street Opposite Loblaws

411 Church St, Page+Steele/IBI Group Architects, Toronto
August 28, 2015 2:25 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Details of a proposed 45-storey condo development at 411 Church Street can be found on the City of Toronto's website in a Planning Rationale Report by the Goldberg Group, recently commissioned for ... read more