John Tory's 10-Point Plan to Alleviate TTC Crowding: a Close Look

The Feb 15, 2017 Council vote
February 20, 2018 4:50 pm | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
Last week Toronto Mayor John Tory made headlines when he released a 10-point plan to tackle congestion on the TTC. This was largely in response to a series of problems on the TTC in previous weeks ... read more

Plans Resubmitted, Permits Filed for Nobu Residences Toronto

Nobu Residences Toronto, Madison, Westdale Properties, Teeple, Studio Munge
February 20, 2018 3:57 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Final plans for Nobu Toronto are getting closer to being realized following recent resubmissions of planning documents to Toronto City Planning. Planning of the twin 45-storey ... read more

ELAD Canada Breaks Ground on Block C of Emerald City

ELAD Canada, Emerald City Block C, Lumina, Toronto
February 20, 2018 11:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
ELAD Canada's Emerald City community is growing again as another block of three towers gets underway at the site within walking distance of Don Mills subway station. With the community's first ... read more

Public Consultations Coming for new GO and SmartTrack Stations

SmartTrack, GO, City of Toronto, TTC, Metrolinx
February 20, 2018 10:16 am | by Jorge Quesada | Comments
Public consultation meetings to be held in March, to discuss environmental effects of six new SmartTrack Stations, and two new GO stations in the City. read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 20, 2018

February 20, 2018 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto Transit Commission approves overcrowding relief plans; A Tesla, a homeless shelter and how the Davenport Triangle showed its true compassion; Higher learning, higher ... read more

Photo of the Day: Mississauga on the Rise

Photo of the Day, Mississauga, Absolute World, PSV, Amacon
February 20, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of Mississauga, submitted by Forum contributor Jasonzed. Captured by drone from above Zonta Meadows Park, this view faces east, showing the active ... read more

Growth to Watch For 2018: North York Centre & Willowdale

21 Allenbury Gardens, Core Architects, Toronto, Fram Building Group, TCHC
February 16, 2018 4:42 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Now over a third of the way through our annual Growth To Watch For series, this instalment picks up from where we ended our previous Downsview and York University trek, and ... read more

Community Meets Discuss Bloor-Dufferin Redevelopment

Community members and City Staff meet at Bloor-Dufferin Community Meeting
February 16, 2018 3:21 pm | by Josie Harrison | Comments
On February 7, the City’s Planning Department hosted a community meeting to discuss the Bloor-Dufferin redevelopment as part of the City’s formal development application review process. The ... read more

Developers Engaging Community to Refine 300 Bloor West Plan

300 Bloor Street West, Northrop, Collecdev, KPMB Architects, Toronto
February 16, 2018 12:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A proposal to redevelop part of the site of Bloor Street United Church at 300 Bloor Street West in Toronto's Annex neighbourhood evolved through an extensive series of meetings and ... read more

Podium Levels Taking Shape for 24-Storey East United Condos

East United Condos, Toronto, SigNature, Berkshire Axis, Andiel
February 16, 2018 11:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The podium levels are now taking shape at the site of East United Condos, a new high-rise condominium development by SigNature Communities, Berkshire Axis Development, ... read more

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

February 16, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Support for King St. pilot dips after restaurant owners’ protests; Toronto’s city manager leaves for federal job just days after council passes budget; Toronto’s Transit ... read more

Photo of the Day: Garden District Density

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Garden District, construction
February 16, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view from Toronto's Garden District, submitted by Forum contributor innsertnamehere. Facing northeast from Jazz at Church and Shuter, this view shows ... read more

Striking Sculptural Form Emerges at Wellesley on the Park

Wellesley on the Park, Lanterra Developments, KPMB Architects, Toronto
February 15, 2018 2:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been roughly two years and eight months since Lanterra Developments broke ground on their Wellesley on the Park project, just west of Toronto's Yonge and Wellesley ... read more

Geo2018 Conference Tackles Development on Challenging Sites

Geo2018 Conference: Developing Challenging Sites
February 15, 2018 12:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Contractors, developers, property owners, and engineers will congregate next month at Brampton's Pearson Convention Centre for a conference, hosted by GeoSolv Design/Build Inc. and Geopier. On ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Eglinton Station

Throwback Thursday, Eglinton Station, Crosstown LRT
February 15, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to Midtown Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton intersection, where the site of a former bus terminal serving Eglinton subway station has been transformed with ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018 8:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC errors, fighting contributed to nightmarish January commute; This artist paints Chinatown and Etobicoke in the style of the Old Masters; One year later, staff and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Downtown Towers

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Massey Tower, MOD, Hariri Pontarini
February 15, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from Forum contributor steveve, who captured a shot of the Massey Tower rising into the skyline of Downtown Toronto. Captured from an elevated vantage point to ... read more

Growth to Watch For 2018: Downsview & York University

Growth to Watch For 2018: Downsview & York University
February 14, 2018 4:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This instalment of our Growth to Watch For series picks up where we left off in our last instalment, meandering north through North York with an overview of all of the activity ... read more

Aoyuan Property Groups Enters Toronto Market at Newtonbrook

Looking southeast towards the Newtonbrook Plaza site, North York
February 14, 2018 4:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The redevelopment of Newtonbrook Plaza, on Yonge Street at Cummer Avenue in North York, has been on UrbanToronto's radar for several years now. The 8.6-acre property currently represents a gap in ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Seeking Input on Port Lands Public Spaces

Lower Don Lands, Port Lands, Toronto
February 14, 2018 1:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month, the start of lakefilling operations at Essroc Quay marked the first steps in transforming Toronto's Port Lands to support future urbanization. A seven-year, $1.25 billion ... read more