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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 22, 2014

October 22, 2014 9:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Neon palm tree El Mocambo sign up for sale on eBay; Doug Ford took a rather embarrassing photo with a gentleman he didn’t realize was mocking him; Incumbents mostly ... read more

Photo of the Day: Absolute

Photo of the Day, Absolute World, Marilyn, Mississauga
October 22, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Pretty much every major city has its own iconic landmark, including our neighbour to the west, Mississauga. read more

90 Niagara Now Offering New Urban Towns and Balcony Suites

90 Niagara, Fieldgate Homes, Giannone Petricone, Bryon Patton, Toronto
October 21, 2014 4:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been following the marketing of 90 Niagara, a new Giannone Petricone Associates-designed boutique condominium development by Fieldgate Homes, coming to the ... read more

Our First Look at Royalpark Homes' The Bean Condos

The Bean Condominiums, Toronto, Royalpark Homes, Romanov Romanov Architects
October 21, 2014 12:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month we introduced The Bean Condominiums, a newly announced 50-unit boutique condominium development by Royalpark Homes coming to Dufferin Street a few blocks north of Eglinton ... read more

Construction of Oxford's EY Tower Approaching Grade

EY Tower, 100 Adelaide West, Oxford, Kohn Pedersen Fox, WZMH Architects
October 21, 2014 10:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A block west of the construction site for the Bay Adelaide Centre's east tower, another office tower will soon be rising from the ground. Oxford Properties' EY Tower at 100 Adelaide ... read more

TREB Releases Third Quarter 2014 Condominium Report

TREB, Toronto Real Estate Board, monthly sales
October 21, 2014 10:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has released their Third Quarter condominium report, showing a continuation of recent housing market trends with increases from last year's figures ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 21, 2014

October 21, 2014 9:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rob Ford kicked out of three polling stations, warned by officials about breaking election rules; Turnout at Toronto advance polls sets record; Sponsorship a factor in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Urban Sunrise

Photo of the Day, sunrise, Toronto
October 21, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The last few weeks brought us some very unpredictable weather, with everything from torrential downpours and heavy fog to glorious sunrises. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Streetcar's The Carlaw and The Taylor Growing in Leslieville

The Carlaw, Streetcar Developments, TACT Architects, Toronto
October 20, 2014 5:07 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Streetcar Developments' The Carlaw is making some impressive progress, with construction now reaching above the tenth floor of the 12-storey, 320 ... read more

Expansion Announced for Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation Expansion, Toronto
October 20, 2014 1:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre has been pushing the boundaries of cancer research and treatment since the 1950s. In the mid 1990s, the Cancer Centre moved from Sherbourne and Wellesley to its ... read more

Ground Breaking Ceremony Held for Rockport's The Nest Condos

Rockport Group and RAW Design join Councillor Mihevc, image by Marcus Mitanis
October 20, 2014 1:10 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The installation of the right-of-way for the TTC's St. Clair streetcar route was not without controversy. The line is now proving its worth, however, in both speeding the commute on the street, ... read more

Construction of DUKE Condos Begins with Official Ground Breaking

Event attended by TAS CEO/President Mazyar Mortazavi, image by Marcus Mitanis
October 20, 2014 12:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Downtown Toronto's population growth has led to a complementary surge in high-rise construction, dramatically changing the city's skyline. For areas outside downtown, mid-rises are beginning to ... read more

Centennial College Culinary Arts Centre and Residence Under Way

Centennial College, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Knightstone Capital
October 20, 2014 10:53 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Centennial College Progress campus is renewing its partnership with Diamond Schmitt Architects. The esteemed architects most recently designed the elegantly modern Library and Academic ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 20, 2014

October 20, 2014 9:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New Toronto downtown South Core is rising fast; Toronto’s affordable housing shortage sparks growth of illegal suburban rooming houses; Train car converted to library a ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Old Mill Bridge

Photo of the Day, Old Mill bridge, Etienne Brule Park, Humber River, Toronto
October 20, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The arched stone bridge carrying Old Mill Road over the Humber River has stood in place since 1916, but it was the first bridge built on site. There has been a bridge spanning the Humber River in ... read more

Bruce Mau Design Hosts Lecture by Nathalie de Vries of MVRDV

The new Market Hall in Rotterdam, Netherlands, image courtesy of MVRDV
October 17, 2014 6:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Since its founding in 1993, Dutch architecture firm MVRDV has become famous for its diverse and outspoken designs. Responsible for landmark projects around the world, including both individual ... read more

Cities of the Future Exhibit Opens at Canary Park Sales Centre

October 17, 2014 5:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Cities of the Future is the name of an art exhibit opening this weekend at the Canary District Presentation Gallery. Starting at noon on Saturday, the public is invited to take in a pair of ... read more

Sukkahville 2014 Combines Architectural Flair with Religious Roots

October 17, 2014 2:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The week-long festival of Sukkot is an important celebration in the Jewish faith, occurring annually during the harvest season. While reporting on religious celebrations would normally fall beyond ... read more

A 360 Degree View of Markham's Atos Pan Am Centre

Markham Pan Am Centre, B+H Architects, Toronto
October 17, 2014 1:09 pm | by Zainab Habib | Comments
We are now only 9 months away from the Pan and Parapan Am Games which come to the Greater Toronto Area starting in July 2015. Work continues on completing each of the facilities that will be ... read more

A Year of Growth at Perspective Condos on the Humber Valley

Perspective Condos, Pianosi Development Group, Turner Fleischer Architects
October 17, 2014 11:35 am | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Though the majority of Toronto's development is centred in and around downtown, some developers know that there are good sites worth intensifying in other parts of the city. On the edge of the ... read more