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Cladding Installation Progressing at Daniels' HighPark Condominiums

HighPark Condos, Toronto,The Daniels Corporation, Diamond Schmitt Architects
January 30, 2015 1:01 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping a close eye on The Daniels Corporation's new condo development on Bloor Street West, across from High Park. The 14-storey, Diamond Schmitt Architects-designed HighPark ... read more

Musee and oneeleven Condos Continue to Rise Side-by-Side

Musée, Plaza, Quadrangle Architects, Harhay, oneeleven, Core Architects, Toronto
January 30, 2015 11:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is in full swing at the side-by-side construction sites of Plaza's Musée Condos and Harhay's oneeleven Condos in Toronto's vibrant King West ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 30, 2015

January 30, 2015 7:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto is world’s best city to live in, Economist study says; New mayor, same old quarrels between Toronto and Ontario; Majority of Torontonians think the TDSB is doing a ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dividing Tracks

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
January 30, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Downtown rail corridor used to be the unofficial southern border of the city centre. Thanks to a continuing wave of development south of the tracks, the 'South Core' area, as it has come ... read more

Church and Jarvis Streets: Growth to Watch For in 2015

Church and Jarvis Streets: Growth to Watch For in 2015
January 29, 2015 7:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto's stories on areas of the city to watch for development in 2015 now rises to six, adding Church and Jarvis Streets to our previous articles covering North York Centre and ... read more

Scarborough Subway Planning Advances with Corridor Selection

Scarborough, subway, extension, lrt, toronto, transit, ttc
January 29, 2015 7:09 pm | by Cale Vanderveen | Comments
The Scarborough subway is advancing into the planning phase after City Council approved its construction in October of 2013. The subway is set to run roughly from the existing Kennedy Subway ... read more

Cladding Installation Continues at Howard Park Residences

Howard Park Residences, Triumph Developments, RAW Design, Toronto
January 29, 2015 2:54 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We last checked in on the construction of Triumph Developments' Howard Park Residences in December, when the 8-storey condominium development, designed by ... read more

Explaining the Heritage Designation Process in Ontario

7 Austin Terrace was subjected to provincial stop order, image by Marcus Mitanis
January 29, 2015 1:50 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
There are thousands of buildings in Toronto that are listed under the City's Inventory of Heritage Properties. These properties have been given a status by the City that aims to prevent their ... read more

Throwback Thursday: MuseumHouse and Exhibit Residences

Throwback Thursday, MuseumHouse, Exhibit Residences, Toronto
January 29, 2015 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bloor Street in the Yorkville and U of T areas has been the site of much development activity over the past several years, and several new buildings are set to continue altering the landscape well ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 29, 2015

January 29, 2015 8:09 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Massive $500M facility for new TTC streetcars might sit nearly empty when it opens; TTC chair, CEO at odds over option on new streetcars; One in five Toronto schools ... read more

Photo of the Day: Goodbye Inn on the Park

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Inn on the Park, demolition
January 29, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Upon opening in 1963, the Inn on the Park at Leslie and Eglinton was among the city's classiest luxury hotels. Back in the 60s, the Leslie and Eglinton intersection was still surrounded largely by ... read more

Ground Breaking Celebrates the Already-Rising Dragon Condos

Dragon condos, Ideal Developments, Young + Wright, IBI Group Architects, Spadina
January 28, 2015 5:03 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Located in the heart of Chinatown, Ideal Developments' Dragon Condos is about to emerge from the ground at the corner of Spadina Avenue and Willison Square. Having missed an opportunity ... read more

A Closer Look at Enigma On The Park's Bold Design

Enigma on the Park, Quadrangle Architects, Aragon Properties, Toronto, Bloordale
January 28, 2015 4:24 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
Bloordale has been taking a breath of fresh air in the past few years as trendy cafes, restaurants, shops and art galleries are popping up along Bloor Street West between Dufferin and Lansdowne. ... read more

Torque Arrives at the Delta as the Hotel Chain is Bought by Marriott

Delta PATH bridge, Southcore Financial Centre, Toronto, FIRM a.d.
January 28, 2015 2:08 pm | by Craig White | Comments
While there are a few details still to be applied to its exterior, the new PATH network bridge joining the Toronto Delta Hotel and Southcore Financial Centre up with the SkyWalk is otherwise ... read more

Contract Awarded for St. Michael's Hospital Expansion

St. Michael's Hospital Patient Care Tower & Emergency Department
January 28, 2015 1:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The renovation and expansion of St. Michael's Hospital moved a big step closer today, with the hospital and Infrastructure Ontario's announcement that Bondfield Construction has been awarded the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for January 28, 2015

January 28, 2015 9:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Torontonians split on fourth Scarborough subway stop; Auditor issues financial storm warning for Brampton; Apartment dwellers endure days without heat; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Spadina Avenue

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Spadina Avenue
January 28, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
One of the most important north/south thoroughfares in Toronto, Spadina Avenue is also among the culturally richest streets in the country. In the 1960s, plans to raze much of Spadina Avenue ... read more

Tridel's Aquavista At Bayside Will Rise Next To Water And Parks

Aquavista at bayside, tridel, hine, arquitectonica, Waterfront, toronto
January 27, 2015 6:00 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The redevelopment of Toronto's waterfront is bringing updated infrastructure and new public spaces, but also thousands of new residents to formerly industrial areas. While the Queens Quay ... read more

Erin Mills Town Centre Expansion Will Be Complete This Fall

Erin Mills Town Centre, MMC Architecture, 20VIC Management Inc., GHA Design
January 27, 2015 2:08 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The Erin Mills Town Centre Expansion is running its course on Mississauga's West side. After 25 years of operation, the mall is currently undergoing a $100 million renovation transforming both the ... read more

Rendering Revealed for Gupta Group Development at 4050 Yonge

New proposal for Yonge/Wilson site, image by the Gupta Group / Easton's Group
January 27, 2015 11:40 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The future of an unsightly parking lot at the northwest corner of Yonge Street and Wilson Avenue may finally be clearer as further details have been revealed for the planned mixed-use development ... read more