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City Engaging With Public on Eglinton East LRT Plan

Eglinton East LRT, Metrolinx, TTC, Toronto
September 13, 2018 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With tunnelling complete and station construction underway for the initial 19 kilometres of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT, the City of Toronto is engaging with design professionals and the public to ... read more

Chartwell, Welltower Building Guildwood Retirement Residence

Chartwell Guildwood Retirement Residence, Michael Spaziani Architect, Toronto
September 13, 2018 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Scarborough's Guildwood neighbourhood is getting a new retirement facility with the redevelopment of a seniors' lodge at 65 Livingston Road, just south of Guildwood Parkway. Known as the Chartwell ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Avenue and Bloor

Throwback Thursday, Bloor Street, Avenue Road, Exhibit, Park Hyatt, Toronto
September 13, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes a look at three years of change at Toronto's Avenue and Bloor intersection. Back in August 2015, during that year's Open Streets TO celebration, a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 13, 2018

September 13, 2018 8:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
John Tory gets signals crossed on GO expansion timeline; Doug Ford presses on with plan to slash Toronto City Council; Coun. Sarah Doucette not running ... read more

Photo of the Day: Planet Toronto

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Corktown Common
September 13, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a creative panoramic aerial view from above Corktown Common, a park in Toronto's West Don Lands area. Submitted by Forum contributor skycandy, this view's extreme ... read more

Cladding Installation Underway for 16 York Office Tower

16 York, Cadillac Fairview, Toronto, architectsAlliance, B+H Architects
September 12, 2018 3:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since its May 2017 construction start, Cadillac Fairview's 16 York has been progressing rapidly at the southwest corner of York and Bremner in Toronto's South Core. The ... read more

Glazing Enclosing Manulife Centre Addition at Bay and Bloor

Manulife Centre, Toronto, Bay, Bloor, Balmuto, Moed de Armas & Shannon, B+H
September 12, 2018 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The 1975-built Manulife Centre is undergoing a significant renewal at Toronto's Bay and Bloor intersection. The $100 million project has been ongoing since mid-2017, set to renew the ... read more

Fleet of Dump Trucks Arrives for M City Excavation

M City, Rogers Real Estate, Urban Capital, Core Architects, Mississauga
September 12, 2018 12:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The last decade of urban growth has brought Mississauga's skyline to new heights, a trend set to continue in the coming years. The latest sky-scraping development set to join the city's skyline ... read more

Plans Submitted for U of T Academic Wood Tower

U of T, Academic Wood Tower, Patkau, MJMA, Toronto
September 12, 2018 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Big news broke in May, when it was announced that the University of Toronto was planning a new timber-frame tower to be constructed above the north end of the recently ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 12, 2018

September 12, 2018 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto election 2018, What is going on? A guide; TREB sends members cease-and-desist letters over publication of GTA sales data; The notwithstanding chaos of Doug Ford; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ten York's Roofline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Ten York
September 12, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Ten York Street's new roofline lighting feature, which has added another illuminated crown to Toronto's skyline. Submitted by Forum contributor Dustin ... read more

New Renderings Revealing Updated Plan for 245 Queen East

245 Queen East, One Properties, Arquitectonica, S9, Sweeny &Co, Toronto
September 11, 2018 3:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We last looked at developer ONE Properties' proposal for a three-tower community at Queen and Sherbourne on the east side of Downtown Toronto back in April, following the submission of a ... read more

ULI Asks: What Does #TorontoUrbanism Mean to You?

ULI Toronto, Urban Land Institute, #TorontoUrbanism
September 11, 2018 1:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
At a time when Toronto urbanism feels under attack from some politicians, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Toronto is asking the public a fitting question: "What does Toronto Urbanism mean to you?" ... read more

Finishing Touches Adding to College Park and New Skate Trail

College Park revitalization, Barbara Ann Scott, RAW, MBTW Group, Toronto
September 11, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just northwest of Yonge and Gerrard in Downtown Toronto, finishing touches are being applied to the revitalization of a major public space. College Park's ... read more

Introducing Tridel's 28-Storey Evermore at West Village

Evermore at West Village, Tridel, Toronto, Kirkor Architects
September 11, 2018 10:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Located beside Highway 427 on Eva Road, just north of Bloor Street at The West Mall in Etobicoke, Tridel's West Village community is already home to two condominium towers. This weekend, ... read more

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

September 11, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ford plans to invoke notwithstanding clause for first time in province’s history and will call back legislature on Bill 5; Ford is ‘using sledgehammer on a fly,’ Tory ... read more

Photo of the Day: Late Summer Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
September 11, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day shows off a dramatic sunset witnessed over Toronto this past weekend. Submitted by Forum contributor Razz, this colourful view includes the silhouettes of various notable ... read more

New Development Insider: No Obligation Free Trial Now Offered

New Development Insider, UrbanToronto, construction, planning, architecture
September 10, 2018 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following last month's launch of our New Development Insider, we are back with a new zero-obligation free trial, offering one week of the daily subscription-based newsletter service that ... read more

Devron's The Vanguard Rises Above Yonge Street

The Vanguard, Devron Developments, Kirkor Architects, Markham, Yonge Street
September 10, 2018 2:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new high-rise condominium tower is rising above grade on Yonge Street just north of Toronto, straddling the border between Markham and Vaughan. One year into construction, Devron ... read more

Derrick Removal Ends Long Chapter in L Tower Saga

L Tower, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint Numa, Studio Libeskind, Toronto
September 10, 2018 11:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been five years since the L Tower topped out 205 metres above Yonge and The Esplanade in Downtown Toronto, and the project's long and difficult ... read more