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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 27, 2016

September 27, 2016 7:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Road safety advocates unhappy with John Tory's plan to fight congestion; There’s Way Too Much Garbage Along the Lakeshore; Nuit Blanche exhibit dominates Nathan Phillips ... read more

Photo of the Day: One Bloor Sunrise

Sunrise view of balcony glass installation at One Bloor East, image by Benito
September 27, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing installation of balcony glazing at Great Gulf's One Bloor East is bringing the 76-storey, Hariri Pontarini-designed condominium tower closer to its final aesthetic. ... read more

Bathurst Adelaide Intersection Could be Improved for Bikes

September 26, 2016 5:00 pm | by Alex Gaio | Comments
As outlined in a City of Toronto report, considerations are underway to redesign how the bike lane on Adelaide Street interfaces with Bathurst Street. Upwards of 50 cyclists have been ... read more

Previewing the Features and Finishes at Adi's Nautique

Nautique Lakefront Residences, Burlington, by Adi, Icon Architects
September 26, 2016 4:11 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Launched earlier this year, Burlington's Nautique Lakefront Residences is now mostly sold out, with only 8 of 27 floorplans now remaining. Designed by Icon Architects, the Adi Development Group ... read more

Financial District BIA Releases PATH Map Beta, Seeks Feedback

#PATH360 pilot project concept map, image courtesy of Financial District BIA
September 26, 2016 3:17 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's (mostly) subterranean PATH system of pedestrian concourses, tunnels, and bridges has long suffered from navigability issues. Though pieces of the system have existed in some form from as ... read more

159SW: Contemporary Alterra Condos at Sherbourne & Wellesley

Lobby at 159SW Condos, image courtesy of Alterra
September 26, 2016 2:53 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this summer, we introduced 159SW Condos, a new project from Alterra Group of Companies coming to the southwest corner of Sherbourne and Wellesley. Named for its address ... read more

NXT City Talks: How Tech Can Disrupt and Enhance Public Space

Panelist at the 'Smart Spaces: Will Tech Disrupt Public Space?' Event
September 26, 2016 1:13 pm | by Momin Ahmad | Comments
As Toronto continues to grow, technology and more specifically the role of technology in urban growth has become a fixture of much academic and political discourse. NXT City, a non-profit ... read more

Previewing the Spacious Penthouse Suite at Lifetime's The Bond

Penthouse interior rendering for The Bond, image courtesy of Lifetime
September 26, 2016 12:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Entertainment District has come a long way from its roots as a warehousing and garment manufacturing district. While the warehouses and manufacturing buildings are either gone or ... read more

Painted Posts Brighten Underpass at Historic Todmorden Mills

Todmorden Mills, StART Toronto, Pottery Road Underpass, Ward 29, Danforth
September 26, 2016 11:18 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
This Sunday Ward 29 Councillor Mary Fragedakis along with city officials and members of local arts organizations unveiled a multi-part mural at the Pottery Road underpass beside Toronto's ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 26, 2016

September 26, 2016 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Province considering 600 requests to remove Greenbelt land; John Bentley Mays’ Emerald Toronto; Will Crosstown LRT builders keep their local jobs pledge?; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Goodbye North Market

Demolition of St Lawrence Market North, image by Edward Skira
September 26, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing demolition of Toronto's St. Lawrence Market North is in the process of wiping the slate clean at the northwest corner of Front and Jarvis, which will prime the site for the ... read more

Moss Park Redesign Impresses and Divides Design Review Panel

More Moss Park, MJM Architects, West 8, Public Studio, Toronto, Moss Park
September 23, 2016 4:58 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Public spaces are taking centre stage in Toronto as of late, as the City is investing millions—and possibly even billions—in bringing world-class public spaces to our expanding metropolis. With ... read more

AQUABELLA: 3XN Design Joining Tridel's Bayside Community

AQUABELLA at Bayside, Toronto, by Tridel, 3XN
September 23, 2016 4:28 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
While a cacophony of cranes and construction already flanks Queens Quay East, Toronto's East Bayfront community appears to have plenty further to go in the coming years, with a wealth of new ... read more

Rental Tower at 89 Church Reviewed at Community Consultation

September 23, 2016 2:52 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Planned to replace a surface parking lot at the corner of Church and Lombard, a proposal for a 49-storey rental tower at 89 Church Street was assessed by members Toronto's St. Lawrence community ... read more

New Church Street High-Rise Enters Market as 'Axis Condos'

Axis Condos, image courtesy of CentreCourt Developments
September 23, 2016 1:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Boasting great transit access, plenty of shopping options, and a lively cultural scene, several of the major players in Toronto's development community are investing in the Church-Wellesley ... read more

Previewing the Amenities at Plaza's Musée Condos

Musee Condos, Toronto, by Plaza, Quadrangle Architects
September 23, 2016 12:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With the crane now removed and all but the last of the exterior cladding now installed, much of the site activity has moved indoors at Plaza's Quadrangle-designed Musée Condos. With the building's ... read more

Construction Soon to Begin for Boutique Hotel on Camden Street

Ground level, 51 Camden Street, image via submission to City of Toronto
September 23, 2016 11:58 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's been a busy year for partners Carbon Hospitality, Zinc Developments, and the Alterra Group, as the companies have been guiding a new boutique hotel project in Toronto's King ... read more

Cladding Installation Progressing at Neudorfer's Fuse2 Condos

Fuse (right) and Fuse2 (left) Condos, image by Jack Landau
September 23, 2016 10:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Much of the past month of construction activity at Neudorfer Corporation's Fuse and Fuse2 Condos has involved the continued installation of exterior elements on the 23-storey second ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 23, 2016

September 23, 2016 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
DineSafe Worked for Restaurants—and It Will Work for Landlords, Too; Rail deck park moves ahead but questions remain; U of T anthropologists launch 'ethnographic' study of ... read more

Photo of the Day: Above Yonge and Bloor

View from the top of One Bloor East, image by vintxgemonster via Instagram
September 23, 2016 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view captured from the top of Great Gulf's One Bloor East. Submitted by Instagram user vintxgemonster, this dizzying view looks down the tower's west ... read more