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

April 9, 2015 8:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GO riders warned of Union Station platform changes; Artists to take over Chester station newsstand; Stuart Reid aims to redefine commuting with his large-scale art installation ... read more

Photo of the Day: Spring Snow

Photo of the Day, Toronto, snow, streetcar, TTC
April 9, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Winter may be over, but a light snowfall this past weekend brought Torontonians back to reality, reminding us that Winter weather never leaves without a fight in our city. In today's Photo of ... read more

Tango at Concord Park Place Celebrates the Arrival of Spring

Close-up on Spring's panels, south side, in Tango at Concord Park Place
April 8, 2015 6:32 pm | by Craig White | Comments
On or about March 21 every year, news anchors tell us that Spring has arrived. We never really quite believe it though as Spring's most vital element has never appeared by then; that would be the ... read more

Virtual Tour Offers Preview of the Ossington Luxury Townhomes

Ossington Luxury Townhomes, Dunpar Homes, Toronto
April 8, 2015 3:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Condominium developments make up a large percentage of the new-build homes being built in Toronto, but many home buyers prefer the privacy offered by single-family homes over the high-density, ... read more

Toronto 2030 District Aims To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Toronto 2030 District
April 8, 2015 1:23 pm | by Michael Bahiru | Comments
Over the past several years there have been growing efforts to manage the climate change crisis that is impacting our world. One effort, established first in Seattle in 2010, is the implementation ... read more

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

April 8, 2015 9:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario awards $1.2-billion contract to build provincially-owned stretch of Highway 407; Toronto home prices surge 10% as sales activity heats up; Toronto to use big data ... read more

Photo of the Day: Helicopter Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, helicopter, aerial
April 8, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Aerial views of the city captured from airplane, helicopter or drone are always sure to impress, and we have seen an increasing number of these angles submitted to our Flickr pool. In today's ... read more

Stanton Renaissance Proposes Creative Hub for Keele and St. Clair

Stanton Renaissance President Louie Santaguida at 6 Lloyd, image by Marc Mitanis
April 7, 2015 4:55 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
It's a bit hidden from main streets, but residents of The Junction neighbourhood in Toronto's west end are likely familiar with a large plot of land 6 Lloyd Avenue that has been sitting vacant for ... read more

Retailers Announced for Canary District in the West Don Lands

Retail space lining Front Street, DundeeKilmer, Toronto
April 7, 2015 3:57 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The development of the Canary District in the West Don Lands has transformed a long-disused tract of land on the western bank of the Don River into an innovative new community that will soon be ... read more

Touring the Model Suite at Ghods' 5959 Yonge Presentation Centre

5959 Yonge Street Condos, Toronto, Kirkor Architects, Ghods Builders
April 7, 2015 1:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last week, we took you inside the presentation centre for Ghods Builders' new 5959 Yonge Street Condos development, which will rise on the east side of Yonge Street north of Cummer Avenue in ... read more

Toronto East General Hospital To Begin Renovation Project

Toronto East General Hospital, Patient Care Tower, redevelopment
April 7, 2015 12:05 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Early Spring brings with it certain pleasant clues that warmer, sleeveless weather is just around the corner; birds chirping, the delicious sight of snow melting and, of course the clanging and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 7, 2015

April 7, 2015 9:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto to consider lowering speed limits on residential streets; Doug Ford wants to fill his brother’s council seat, whether he’s allowed to or not; Smoke in tunnel shuts ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ontario Place Pods

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Ontario Place
April 7, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The futuristic architecture of Eberhard Zeidler's Ontario Place is just as captivating today as it was at the time of the park's opening in 1971. Five aluminum and steel "pods", suspended from ... read more

The Daniels Corporation's The Bartholomew Coming to Regent Park

The Bartholomew, Quadrangle Architects, The Daniels Corporation, Toronto
April 6, 2015 7:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Daniels Corporation's and Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC)'s multi-phased Regent Park revitalization continues, now into its tenth year. Though phase three is well under ... read more

Spectacular Toronto Views a Promise at Spadina and Bremner

The nighttime view east from atop Concord CityPlace, Toronto
April 6, 2015 4:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Two of Canada's tallest condominiums are making their way through the planning process as Concord Adex seeks approval for a sky-scraping pair of towers at Spadina and Bremner on the western edge ... read more

Time Development's Danforth Square Coming to Toronto's East End

Danforth Square, Time Development Group, Kohn Partnership Architects
April 6, 2015 2:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Near the memorably named intersection of Danforth and Danforth (that's Road and Avenue) in Toronto's east end, Time Development Group is bringing a new mid-rise condominium and townhouse ... read more

Another Tower Topping Off at H&W's Fontana in Markham

Fontana, Markham,  Page + Steele Architects, H&W Development Corp
April 6, 2015 12:26 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new downtown is emerging in Markham, bringing residential, commercial, and institutional uses all together in a dense urban environment being built from scratch. Condominium developments are a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 6, 2015

April 6, 2015 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Brick facade plummets from Scarborough TCHC building; Road closures coming to Spadina and College, Lower Sherbourne; Brampton council embarks on long road to financial ... read more

Photo of the Day: Great Hall

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Union Station, Great Hall
April 6, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In addition to the construction of a new train shed and large retail concourse below ground, the ongoing revitalization of Union Station has also beautifully restored the aging finishes of our ... read more

Demolition at The Guvernment/Kool Haus Nearing Completion

The Guvernment/Kool Haus Demolition
April 2, 2015 5:00 pm | by Chris Kotsy | Comments
After over 18 years in operation, the former clubbing institution known as The Guvernment/Kool Haus Entertainment Complex on Toronto’s east waterfront is nearing the end of its 3 month demolition. ... read more