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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 6, 2017

October 6, 2017 8:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Don River Valley gets its own artistic curator; Ontario moves to tighten rules around real estate agents 'double-ending,' but won't ban the practice; Toronto city council ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sunset Rainbow

Photo of the Day, Toronto, One Bloor East, sunset, rainbow
October 6, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A recent storm created some dramatic conditions over Toronto's Yonge and Bloor intersection earlier in the week, highlighted in today's Photo of the Day. Captured from the upper floors of the ... read more

It's Official: Canada's Tallest Building is Under Construction

The One, designed by Foster+Partners & Core Architects for Mizrahi Developments
October 5, 2017 5:26 pm | by Craig White | Comments
As a reader of UrbanToronto, you often learn about new Toronto developments before they're entered the public conscious, and today as your acquaintances tell you "I hear Canada's tallest building ... read more

Rosedale Condo Revised In Response to Neighbourhood Concerns

The Dale, Platinum Vista, 5-9 Dale Avenue, Hariri Pontarini, Toronto
October 5, 2017 2:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was roughly one year ago when developer Platinum Vista submitted plans for a 4-storey, Hariri Pontarini Architects-designed luxury condo development on the properties at 5, 7, ... read more

Sales Centre Opens for LJM's King's Park in Stoney Creek

King's Park Condominiums, LJM Developments, RAW Design, Stoney Creek
October 5, 2017 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new mid-rise condo is one step closer to realization in Stoney Creek following the official launch of LJM Developments' King's Park Condominiums. The project celebrated the grand ... read more

Demolition Clearing the Way for Lash's Distinction Condos

Distinction Condos, Lash Group of Companies, Giannone Petricone, Toronto
October 5, 2017 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton area has become one of the hottest development nodes in the city, with a number of new projects under construction in advance of the planned 2021 opening of the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 88 Scott and Berczy Park

Throwback Thursday, Berczy Park, 88 Scott, Concert Properties, Toronto
October 5, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns back the clocks on two projects at the crossroads of Toronto's Financial District and St. Lawrence neighbourhoods. Back in late 2015, the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 5, 2017

October 5, 2017 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Google’s Sidewalk Labs preferred partner on Toronto waterfront development; Toronto city council votes 24-11 against renaming stadium after late mayor Rob ... read more

Photo of the Day: Illuminated City

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CN Tower, skyline
October 5, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to an apartment near Jarvis and Wellesley for a southwest-facing view of Toronto's skyline. Captured by Forum contributor Rascacielo and submitted to our ... read more

Cresford's Halo Residences to include FireHall 'Ghost' on Yonge

Halo Residences on Yonge, Toronto, designed by architectsAlliance for Cresford
October 4, 2017 4:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Documents recently submitted to Toronto's Planning Department in support of a Site Plan Application for Halo Residences, a 38-storey condominium being developed by Cresford at Yonge and Grosvenor ... read more

Scaled Down 1 Scollard Heading for OMB Mediation

1 Scollard, Toronto, designed by KPMB Architects for Cityzen Development Group
October 4, 2017 3:18 pm | by Craig White | Comments
In June 2016, UrbanToronto ran the first of three storeys about a newly proposed 59-storey condominium tower at the southwest corner of Yonge and Scollard streets in Toronto's tony Yorkville ... read more

Block 27 Towers Top Out in Regent Park as Cladding Progresses

Regent Park revitalization, Block 27, RAW Design, TCHC, Daniels, Toronto
October 4, 2017 2:41 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two more towers have reached their final heights in Toronto's Regent Park community, part of the third phase in the Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) and The Daniels ... read more

GTA Resale Housing Market Showing Signs of Rebound

TREB, market report, resale housing, commercial market
October 4, 2017 1:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A turbulent year for real estate in the Greater Toronto Area may be smoothing out, as new figures from the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) show year-over-year increases in new listings, average ... read more

Architectural Features Appear on 130 QQE at Daniels Waterfront

Daniels Waterfront, 130 QQE, RAW, Rafael + Bigauskas Architects, Toronto
October 4, 2017 11:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is in full swing at the Lower Jarvis and Queens Quay site of Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts, a new mixed-use development that will bring new office, commercial, and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 4, 2017

October 4, 2017 8:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Fate of Bloor St. bike lanes hangs in balance, number of users revealed next week; Toronto home prices rebound sharply after short slump; Trying to Fix a Bad Land-Use Plan ... read more

Photo of the Day: View From 2 Bloor West

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Bloor Street East, Selby
October 4, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to 2 Bloor West above Toronto's Yonge and Bloor intersection. Posted in The Selby's Forum thread by Craig White, this view faces east over Bloor Street East at ... read more

CAMH Breaks Ground on Two New Facilities on Queen West

CAMH Phase 1C, Infrastructure Ontario, Toronto, Stantec
October 3, 2017 4:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Early this year it was announced that the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and Infrastructure Ontario had selected a consortium to build "CAMH Phase 1C" as part of the 27-acre ... read more

New Residence Proposed on Ellesmere at U of T Scarborough

3300 Ellesmere Road, UTSC Student Residence, Kearns Mancini Architects, Toronto
October 3, 2017 3:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) is responding to a growing demand for on-site student housing with a proposal submitted with the City late last month. The application seeks ... read more

Previewing Suites at Angil's One Wellington in Brantford

One Wellington, Angil Development Group, IBI Group, Brantford
October 3, 2017 2:57 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Growing enrolment at Wilfrid Laurier University's Brantford Campus is driving the need for new housing options in the Golden Horseshoe area city's Downtown. One project catering to this demand ... read more

Agincourt Strip Plazas Proposed for Towering Redevelopments

23 and 25 Glen Watford Drive, Shiu Pong, Kirkor, CXT, Toronto
October 3, 2017 1:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Just north of Sheppard Avenue in the Scarborough neighbourhood of Agincourt, a pair of adjacent single-storey strip plazas are proposed to be replaced by more intensive developments. The Dragon ... read more