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Etobicoke Civic Centre Competition: A Wrap-Up and Next Steps

April 28, 2017 5:11 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
After our four-part series covering the entries for the new Etobicoke Civic Centre (ECC) design competition, we are providing a quick round-up of the designs, along with a poll where you can cast ... read more

Previewing the Suites at Arch Lofts in the Lower Junction

Arch Lofts, Windmill Development, Caricari Lee Architects, Toronto
April 28, 2017 3:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
At the corner of Perth and Wallace in Toronto's Lower Junction, the former Perth Avenue Methodist Church is being adapted as a modestly scaled luxury condominium development. Now under ... read more

Etobicoke Civic Centre: Henning Larsen, Adamson Assoc., PMA

Etobicoke Civic Centre, Adamson Associates, Henning Larsen, PMA, Toronto
April 28, 2017 2:45 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
This February, Build Toronto announced a shortlist of five teams of local and international architects, planners, and landscape architects, who had qualified for a competition ... read more

Hot Docs 2017: Rat Film and Last Men In Aleppo

Rat Film, image courtesy of Hot Docs
April 28, 2017 1:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Part pest control how-to, part social science study, part apocalyptic fantasy, Theo Anthony's Rat Film looks at Baltimore through the lens of a rodent infestation, and how it is still linked ... read more

Sonic: A Look at Don Mills and Eglinton's Upcoming POPS

Sonic, SuperSonic, Lindvest, NAK, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
April 28, 2017 11:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Planned to rise just southeast of Toronto's Don Mills and Eglinton intersection, Lindvest's Sonic Condos and SuperSonic Condos are intensifying the area with a pair of 30- and ... read more

Etobicoke Civic Centre: KPMB Architects, West 8

Etobicoke Civic Centre, KPMB, West 8, Toronto
April 28, 2017 10:32 am | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
This February, Build Toronto announced a shortlist of five teams of local and international architects, planners, and landscape architects, who had qualified for a competition ... read more

Final Elements Coming Together at Backstage on The Esplanade

Backstage on The Esplanade, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Page + Steele / IBI Group
April 28, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With residents now populating Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook Homes, and Castlepoint Numa's Backstage on the Esplanade, the finishing stages of construction are being ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017 8:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Take a virtual tour of Toronto's revamped Broadview Hotel; 125 of 153 TTC buses removed from service now back on the road; TTC subway air quality ‘not likely to endanger’ ... read more

Photo of the Day: 561 Sherbourne

Photo of the Day, Toronto, 561 Sherbourne, Medallion, Page + Steele / IBI Group
April 28, 2017 12:00 am | by Alexander Vu | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of a new rental tower under construction at 561 Sherbourne in Toronto's St. James Town neighbourhood. Submitted to the project's Forum thread by ... read more

ULI Symposium: Charting a Path for Unprecedented Growth

Jennifer Keesmaat addresses ULI, image by Edward Skira
April 27, 2017 4:42 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Understanding the city is a daunting undertaking, one that gets all the more complicated and intricate as Toronto grows—almost explodes—from a regional metropolis into a centre of the global ... read more

Hot Docs 2017: The Workers' Cup and In Time to Come

A still from Adam Sobel's The Worker's Cup, image via Hot Docs
April 27, 2017 4:05 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
Alternately sobering and exhilarating—and ultimately something of a bonding experience—The Workers' Cup should appeal to footy fans, FIFA haters, anyone curious about the way Doha is rising and ... read more

Mattamy and Biddington Unveil "Vita Two on The Lake"

Vita Two on The Lake, Mattamy, Biddington, Graziani + Corazza, Toronto
April 27, 2017 3:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following on the success of their recently launched Vita on the Lake project on the Etobicoke waterfront, Mattamy Homes and Biddington Group are moving forward with plans for a ... read more

Occupancy Underway at Lifetime's Bisha Residences

Bisha, Lifetime, Ink, Wallman Architects, Munge Leung, Toronto
April 27, 2017 3:21 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since topping out at a height of 147 metres last year in Toronto's Entertainment District, construction has been progressing behind the glass curtain at Lifetime ... read more

Etobicoke Civic Centre: Diamond Schmitt Architects, MVVA

Looking north to the Etobicoke Civic Centre, designed by Diamond Schmitt Archite
April 27, 2017 3:04 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
This February, Build Toronto announced a shortlist of five teams of local and international architects, planners, and landscape architects, who had qualified for a competition ... read more

Infill Proposed for Yonge-Eglinton Tower-In-the-Park Site

55 Erksine, Frastell Property Management, Martin Simmons Architects, Toronto
April 27, 2017 11:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton area is one of the prime development nodes in the city, and new proposals continue to pop up in the increasingly dense neighbourhood. Part of a growing wave ... read more

Throwback Thursday: King Street West

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, King West, Ritz Carlton, M5V
April 27, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Entertainment District has grown substantially over the past several years, and new developments continue to add residential and commercial density to the fast-growing neighbourhood. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 27, 2017

April 27, 2017 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tory says it’s ‘not acceptable’ that TTC has waited more than two decades to study air quality; Despite Long Waitlists, Co-ops Seen as a Solution to Toronto’s Housing ... read more

Photo of the Day: Bloor-Yorkville Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, One Bloor East, Casa II, Casa III
April 27, 2017 12:00 am | by Alexander Vu | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a sunset view of Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville neigbhourhood. Captured from the top of the Uptown Residences condo tower and submitted to the Forum by ... read more

Etobicoke Civic Centre: Moriyama + Teshima, MJMA, Forrec

Etobicoke Civic Centre Precinct, Moriyama & Teshima, MJMA Architects, Toronto
April 26, 2017 6:30 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
This February, Build Toronto announced a shortlist of five teams of local and international architects, planners, and landscape architects, who had qualified for a competition to design a new ... read more

New Master Plan Reimagines Toronto's Woodbine Racetrack

Woodbine Racetrack Redevelopment, Toronto, by Woodbine Entertainment Group
April 26, 2017 4:57 pm | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
On Tuesday April 25th, the Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) unveiled a new conceptual masterplan to redevelop Etobicoke's 684-acre Woodbine Racetrack lands. Already an established tourist ... read more