news

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 14, 2018

May 14, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
How Burlington’s growing pains became an election issue; Don Mills temporary homeless shelter sparks local outcry, which others are calling ‘NIMBYism’; City to complete ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sunrise from Humber Bay

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Humber Bay Shores
May 14, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to South Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores area for a view of the sun rising over the Toronto skyline. Submitted by Forum contributor 67Cup, this east-facing view ... read more

Graywood and Alterra Reveal “Wonder” on Eastern Avenue

Wonder, 462 Eastern Avenue, Alterra, Graywood, Toronto
May 11, 2018 5:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last night, Graywood Developments and the Alterra Group of Companies kicked off an exhibit, part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography festival, offering a glimpse into the ... read more

Plans Resubmitted for Plaza Development at Bloor and Jane

2452 Bloor Street West, Plaza, Quadrangle, Toronto
May 11, 2018 4:10 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
2452 Bloor West is a mixed-use condominium proposal designed by Quadrangle to replace buildings at 2442 through 2454 Bloor in Toronto's West End. The most recent version of the ... read more

Underground Levels Taking Shape for Devron's The Vanguard

The Vanguard, Devron Developments, Kirkor Architects, Markham, Yonge Street
May 11, 2018 1:56 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just north of Yonge and Steeles—and the Toronto city limits—construction is well underway for Devron Developments' The Vanguard. The 25-storey, Kirkor Architects and ... read more

Suite Interiors of Note at Mizrahi Developments' The One

The One, Mizrahi Developments, Foster + Partners, Core Architects, Toronto
May 11, 2018 11:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mizrahi Developments' The One is shaping up to be one of the most exciting projects ever constructed in Toronto. read more

16-Storey Redevelopment Proposed for Palace Arms on King

950 King West, Sweeny &Co Architects, Intentional Capital, Toronto
May 11, 2018 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rumours of a potential redevelopment of the Palace Arms rooming house at King and Strachan have been swirling for years, and following the recent sale of the property, a proposal has now been ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mammoliti's move to delay work on Finch light rail may not survive council; Ford’s transit promises have nothing to do with transit; Toronto’s lost architectural history ... read more

Photo of the Day: Mississauga Skyline

Photo of the Day, Mississauga, skyline
May 11, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a hazy view of Mississauga's skyline, submitted by Forum contributor Jasonzed. This view captures the first signs of life after a long winter, with trees ... read more

Film, Architecture Programs a Focus of Doors Open 2018

Doors Open Toronto, City of Toronto, Great Gulf
May 10, 2018 5:20 pm | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
Last week, we introduced the annual Doors Open event presented by Great Gulf and announced the theme for this years event to be held on May 26th and May 27th. The event will offer a timely ... read more

17-Storey Seniors’ Residence Proposed at Yonge and Rosehill

1365 Yonge Street, Welltower, Turner Fleischer Architects, Toronto
May 10, 2018 4:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new planning application to the City of Toronto seeks rezoning and an Official Plan Amendment to permit a proposed privately-operated seniors’ assisted living home at 1365 Yonge Street, two ... read more

Two-Tower Grenadier Square on the Rise North of High Park

Grenadier Square, High Park Bayview, GWL, Zeidler, Toronto
May 10, 2018 3:03 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Intensification of a Tower-in-the-Park rental apartment site is well underway in Toronto's High Park area, as construction continues on High Park Bayview and GWL Realty ... read more

TAS Celebrates Launch of The Keeley with “Picnic in the Park”

The Keeley, TAS, Teeple Architects, Toronto
May 10, 2018 12:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s Downsview Park area is slated for quite a bit of growth in the coming years, with the new Downsview Park TTC and GO stations bringing increased interest to the neighbourhood along with ... read more

Throwback Thursday: New Downtown Density

Throwback Thursday, skyline, construction, Toronto
May 10, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns the clocks back 20 months for a southeast-facing view captured from high above Toronto's Yonge and Bloor intersection. Back on a hazy morning in September ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto marks start to construction season with $720 million in projects; Chief planner says there ‘may be evidence’ the Scarborough subway is not a good use of ... read more

Photo of the Day: Church and Carlton

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Church, Carlton, Stanley Condos, 411 Church
May 10, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us above Toronto's Church and Carlton intersection for a view of two new high-rise condominium developments under construction. Submitted by Forum contributor ... read more

New Property Tax Class to Bring Relief to Arts and Culture Hubs

Marc Glassman, Tim Jones, Margie Zeidler, Joe Cressy, and Han Dong, 401 Richmond
May 9, 2018 5:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Yesterday at 401 Richmond in Downtown Toronto, a reception was held on the heritage building's rooftop deck to celebrate new provincial legislation that will have the effect of protecting ... read more

U of T Plans 14-Storey Timber-Frame Tower at Goldring Centre

U of T's planned Academic Wood Tower, image courtesy of utoronto.ca
May 9, 2018 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto is planning to build the tallest mass timber and concrete hybrid building in North America on Devonshire Place, just south of Bloor. The new academic tower ... read more

Workplace Safety Focus of Local 27 GTA Future Builders Event

Creating a Culture of Health & Safety at Work, Carpenters Union Local 27
May 9, 2018 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
“It takes a village to raise a child,” proclaimed Jessica DiSabatino, Vice President of worker safety organization My Safe Work. This ancient African proverb was featured in an address to students ... read more

Geometry Emerging as Forming Continues for Tower at Pier 27

Tower at Pier 27, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Toronto, architectsAlliance
May 9, 2018 10:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Cityzen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes' Tower at Pier 27 has been progressing at the foot of Yonge Street since the start of 2017, when shoring ... read more