Metrolinx Unveils 50 Potential Sites For New GO Stations

GO station transit map
October 9, 2015 6:20 pm | by David Brake | Comments
Adding new stations to the seven GO Transit lines out of Toronto is a key part of Metrolinx’s ten year plan to transform the network into a regional express rail system. There are 63 stations now, ... read more

Nautique: A Glimpse into Burlington's High-Rise Future

Nautique Lakefront Residences, Burlington, Adi Development Group, RAW Design
October 9, 2015 2:05 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Some 50-odd kilometres from the explosive growth of Downtown Toronto's skyline, the city of Burlington is showing early signs of its own nascent urbanization, boasting a quickly developing skyline ... read more

One6Nine Jones Launches with Virtual-Reality Model Suite

One6Nine Jones Townhomes, Toronto, by Lifestyle Custom Homes, Open Architects
October 9, 2015 1:42 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As Lifetyle Custom Homes' One6Nine Jones Townhomes launched to the public, prospective buyers gathered to peruse the floorplans, learn about the amenities, and walk through the model suite of the ... read more

The Bond Ascends into the Entertainment District Skyline

The Bond, Lifetime Developments, Core Architects, Toronto
October 9, 2015 12:03 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since our last update on the construction of Lifetime Developments' The Bond, a 42-storey condominium development now rising in Toronto's vibrant ... read more

Abacus Lofts Creates the Unconventional from the Ordinary

Abacus Lofts, DAZ, RAW Design, Quadrangle Architects, Richard Witt, Toronto
October 9, 2015 11:07 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Abacus Lofts, the dramatic mid-rise condo building that has risen on Dundas West near Ossington, was recently completed and occupied this year to much fanfare. The 8-storey, 39-unit DAZ ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 9, 2015

October 9, 2015 8:49 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What’s down the line for Eglinton Crosstown; Toronto’s Old City Hall deserves more respect than to become a mall; Will the dream of Toronto’s Green Line ever become a reality?; ... read more

Photo of the Day: Autumn Sunrise

Photo of the Day, Toronto, sunrise, skyline
October 9, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New highrises mean new angles to capture a changing city. In today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by guyswhotravel, we are shown the view from ... read more

Renderings Revealed for Ambitious Eaton Chelsea Redevelopment

33 Gerrard Street West Redevelopment, Great Eagle Holdings, architectsAlliance
October 8, 2015 5:25 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following Monday's announcement of the rezoning application for Toronto's Eaton Chelsea Hotel at 33 Gerrard Street West, excitement has quickly built for the new development, with the plan for ... read more

John Sewell Talks City Affairs and 'How We Changed Toronto'

John Sewell and his book 'How We Changed Toronto', image by Marcus Mitanis
October 8, 2015 3:30 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
John Sewell, Mayor of Toronto from 1978 to 1980, recalls a time when citizen-led groups had real political sway on matters that shaped the way the city developed. Now, he says, a dysfunctional ... read more

Rosedale on Bloor Announces Canopy by Hilton as Hotel Tenant

Rosedale on Bloor, Page+Steele/IBI Group Architects, Toronto
October 8, 2015 11:36 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Following last month's much-publicized announcement of the Gupta Group's 52-storey Rosedale on Bloor tower, further details regarding the project have continued to emerge. read more

Throwback Thursday: St. Lawrence Hall

Throwback Thursday, Market Square, St. Lawrence Hall, Toronto
October 8, 2015 10:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For 165 years, St. Lawrence Hall has been an architectural fixture in the neighbourhood of the same name. Though the city continues to rapidly grow around it, the Renaissance Revival-style ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 8, 2015

October 8, 2015 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC, Metrolinx ready for Blue Jays fans; Two towering figures in Toronto’s Thorncliffe Park; Checking Toronto’s Vital Signs; and more news... TTC, Metrolinx ready for ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sun Life Financial Tower

Photo of the Day, Sun Life Financial Tower, Toronto, South Core
October 8, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Out of the many development nodes in and around Downtown Toronto, the demand for new homes and businesses in the new South Core area has led to one of the most impressive transformations in our ... read more

Plans Revealed for Mount Dennis Crosstown LRT Facility

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Toronto, by Metrolinx, Crosslinx Transit Solutions
October 7, 2015 5:24 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Over the last week, UrbanToronto has taken an in-depth look at the Crosstown LRT designs that emerged from the recent Metrolinx and Crosslinx Transit Solutions presentation at the Design Review ... read more

Scale Model Shows Off Features of Phantom's TeaGarden Condos

TeaGarden Condos, Phantom Developments, Kirkor Architects, Toronto
October 7, 2015 5:09 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Phantom Developments have unveiled the scale model by Myles Burke Architectural Models for their TeaGarden Condos project near Bayview and Sheppard. We recently took ... read more

The Kip District: Building a New Type of Community in Etobicoke

The Kip District, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects
October 7, 2015 4:10 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Etobicoke is starting to grow up. While Toronto's western edge has long been dominated by car-oriented neighborhoods and low-rise living, the city's ongoing wave of denser, increasingly ... read more

Ground Breaking Marks Tricon Capital's Move into Luxury Rental

Ground breaking for The Selby luxury rentals, Toronto
October 7, 2015 3:48 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Tricon Capital with partners OP Trust and MOD Developments celebrated the ground breaking on October 5 for a new 50-storey luxury rental tower at Sherbourne and Selby Streets in the heart of ... read more

Hullmark's 80 Atlantic Adds Commercial Space to Liberty Village

Hullmark, 60 Atlantic, 80 Atlantic, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
October 7, 2015 1:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The perception of Toronto's Liberty Village has changed over the years, from a warehousing and factory district, to a sandblasted brick office area, to a neighbourhood that's home to thousands of ... read more

Luxury Real Estate Broker Engel & Völkers Opens Toronto Office

Engel & Völkers, Toronto, Real estate
October 7, 2015 12:14 pm | by Editor | Comments
The German-based luxury real estate company Engel & Völkers has opened its first Toronto office, which comes as part of an ambitious Canada-wide expansion that has also recently seen ... read more

The Craftsman Offering Limited-Time Fall Promotion

The Craftsman Condominium Residences, VANDYK Group of Companies
October 7, 2015 11:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With 65% of units now sold, a limited-time fall promotion is being offered for VANDYK group of companies' The Craftsman Condominium Residences, a new SMV Architects-designed community now under ... read more