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Photo of the Day: BMO Field

Photo of the Day, BMO Field, Toronto FC, stadium, Exhibition Place
April 18, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us high above Toronto's Exhibition Place for a view of BMO Field. The recently expanded stadium—introducing additional seating, weather protection, and upgraded ... read more

39-Storey Rental Proposed at Wynford & the Don Valley Parkway

10 Concorde Place, designed by Kirkor Architects for Marwest Group of Companies
April 17, 2018 5:33 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Marwest Group of Companies has submitted a Zoning By-Law Amendment application to the City of Toronto to build a 39-storey rental apartment building at 10 Concorde Place, a block ... read more

U of T Daniels Hosting Design Education Symposium

John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, Toronto
April 17, 2018 3:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto’s John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design will be hosting a symposium later this month, discussing the various aspects of envisioning and ... read more

Mid-Rise Rental Development Proposed at 5509 Dundas West

5509 Dundas West, Contessa Developments, Bogdan Newman Caranci, Toronto
April 17, 2018 3:01 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The resurgence in purpose-built rental housing continues in Toronto, with the latest proposal recently tabled for a vacant lot at 5509 Dundas West, a few blocks west of Kipling Station. A ... read more

2306 St Clair West Proposal Sees Height Reduction

2306 St Clair Avenue West by Marlin Spring Developments by Graziani + Corazza
April 17, 2018 12:00 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Revisions have again been submitted to the City of Toronto for a condominium development proposal at 2306 St Clair Avenue West between Keele and Runnymede. The original rezoning application, ... read more

New Renderings, 3D Views Fill Out Picture of Peter & Adelaide

Peter and Adelaide, Graywood, BBB Architects, Toronto
April 17, 2018 11:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
While the almost 700 condominium units being offered at Graywood Developments' Peter and Adelaide are now practically sold out, new marketing material is painting a fuller ... read more

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

April 17, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Etobicoke development would leave residents next to noisy GO rail yard and ‘advised to close the windows’; Airbnb restrictions up in the air as tourist season ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rail Corridors

Photo of the Day, Toronto, rail corridor, Downtown
April 17, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of Downtown Toronto, captured from a helicopter on a rainy day. Submitted by Craig White, this shot shows the CityPlace/Fort York neighbourhood and ... read more

ROM Unveils Siamak Hariri-Designed Upgrades to Bloor Frontage

Bloor Street Welcome Project at the ROM, Toronto, Hariri Pontarini Architects
April 16, 2018 5:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Hot on the heels of the December opening of the first phase for the Royal Ontario Museum's (ROM) Welcome Project, the Toronto institution has announced plans to begin Phase 2 along the site's ... read more

Public Meetings Announced as Relief Line Planning Advances

April 16, 2018 4:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Overcrowding has become one of the most talked about problems among TTC riders, and while signalling upgrades and station modifications offer incremental solutions, Toronto's transit network needs ... read more

ONE Properties Proposes Condo Tower at Queen and Parliament

351 Queen Street East, Toronto, Kirkor, ONE Properties
April 16, 2018 3:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Plans are in the works to redevelop a group of properties at the southeast corner of Queen and Parliament intersection on the east side of Downtown Toronto. The plan from developer ONE ... read more

TREB Reports Rise in Condo Prices, Drop in Sales and Listings

TREB market report, GTA housing, home prices, Toronto condos
April 16, 2018 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) is reporting continued seller's market conditions in Toronto, with the average condominium selling price jumping 9% year-over-year to $533,447 in the first ... read more

Metrolinx Releases Technical Background on New Stations

Map of new GO Stations
April 16, 2018 12:00 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Last week, Metrolinx released a technical background report on its plan to build new GO Transit stations in the Greater Golden Horseshoe area along the Barrie, Kitchener, Lakeshore East, Lakeshore ... read more

Solmar’s Edge to Begin Construction Next Month in Mississauga

Edge Towers, Solmar Development Corporation, Roy Varacalli, Cusimano Architect
April 16, 2018 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
After a successful run of sales for Solmar Development Corporation's Edge Towers, the 35-storey first phase in the trio of Roy Varacalli and Cusimano Architect-designed ... read more

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

April 16, 2018 8:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Small Ontario town’s Uber partnership could signal shift for Canadian public transit; Mississauga aims to urbanize a poster child of suburbia; Committee OKs proposal ... read more

Photo of the Day: Over the ROM

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, ROM, Royal Ontario Museum
April 16, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a south-facing view of Toronto, overlooking the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and the city skyline. Submitted by Forum contributor Larissa Doherty, this aerial ... read more

Pedestrian Scale and Walkability Key to Pier 8 Proposal

Hamilton's Pier 8 Redevelopment by Cityzen and Fernbrook with KPMB Architects
April 13, 2018 12:10 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Hamilton is running a competition to redevelop Pier 8 or their waterfront. We examine all four finalists, here considering the entry from Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes. read more

Pier 8 Proposal Looks to Diversity and Mixed-Use Structures

Hamilton's Pier 8 Redevelopment by Tridel and architectsAlliance, Hamilton
April 13, 2018 11:50 am | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Hamilton is running a competition to redevelop Pier 8 or their waterfront. We examine all four finalists, here considering the entry from Tridel. read more

Pier 8 Proposal Focuses on Sustainability and Design Excellence

Hamilton's Pier 8 Redevelopment by Great Gulf and Dream Unlimited, Hamilton
April 13, 2018 11:30 am | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Hamilton is running a competition to redevelop Pier 8 or their waterfront. We examine all four finalists, here considering the entry from Great Gulf and Dream Unlimited. read more

Pier 8 Proposal Draws Inspiration from Nature and Heritage

Hamilton's Pier 8 Redevelopment by UrbanCapital, Milborne and Core Urban
April 13, 2018 11:10 am | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Hamilton is running a competition to redevelop Pier 8 or their waterfront. We examine all four finalists, here considering the entry from UrbanCapital, Milborne, and Core Urban. read more