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Catching Up With Construction at Daniels' The Bartholomew

The Bartholomew, Daniels, Quadrangle Architects, Regent Park, Toronto
March 17, 2017 3:28 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New buildings continue to add new life to Toronto's Regent Park neighbourhood as the multi-phased redevelopment reshapes the community. The latest Regent Park project to begin taking its first ... read more

Crane Installed at Site of Streetcar's Riverside Square

Riverside Square, Toronto, Streetcar, RAW, Giannone Petricone Associates
March 17, 2017 2:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a little over ten months since we last checked in on construction progress at Streetcar Developments and Dream's Riverside Square, a mixed-use complex soon to rise ... read more

Daniels Faculty of Architecture Hosting Multiple Events March 24

University of Toronto, Daniels Faculty of Architecture
March 17, 2017 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto's John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design has a big day planned later this month, with four different events planned for Friday, March 24th. ... read more

Multifaceted Massing Materializing at MOD's Massey Tower

Massey Tower, MOD Developments, Hariri Pontarini, Toronto
March 17, 2017 10:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Passersby on Yonge Street north of Queen have been craning their necks as of late, as the striking geometry of MOD Developments Inc's Massey Tower Condos pushes above adjacent ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 17, 2017

March 17, 2017 8:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What has gone wrong since the ‘golden age’ of Toronto transit; Metrolinx study finds Tory’s Smart Track could spur auto commuting; Why Yonge-Dundas Square Struggles as ... read more

Photo of the Day: Queen Street Viaduct

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Queen Street Viaduct, TTC, streetcar
March 17, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a well-known piece of Toronto infrastructure. Built in 1911 by Cleveland Bridge and Engineering Company of Darlington, England, the Queen Street Viaduct carries ... read more

Growth to Watch For 2017: Corktown-Regent Park-Cabbagetown

245 Queen East, ONE Properties, Arquitectonica, Sweeny &Co, S9, Toronto
March 16, 2017 4:45 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
This instalment of our Growth to Watch For series heads to the busy neighbourhoods east of Downtown and west of the Don Valley, exploring a diverse range of developments spanning across some ... read more

Public Mostly Enthusiastic for Laneway Housing in Toronto

March 16, 2017 4:34 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As Toronto home prices continue to soar, the impetus to find housing solutions has never been greater. Whether the red-hot market is driven by inflated demand or diminished supply, or some ... read more

U31 Design Shapes Interiors at Stafford's Avenue & Park

Avenue & Park, Stafford Homes, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
March 16, 2017 1:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Replacing the Beer Store on Avenue Road north of Lawrence, the seven-storey Avenue & Park is adding 36 luxury condominium suites to what is gradually becoming a mid-rise corridor. Designed by ... read more

Two More Towers Ascending into Toronto's Regent Park Skyline

Regent Park: Block 27, TCHC, The Daniels Corporation, RAW
March 16, 2017 11:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The third phase of Toronto's five-phase revitalization of Regent Park is now in full swing. With phase three components like the Regent Park Athletic Grounds now complete and in use by area ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 10 Dundas East

Throwback Thursday, 10 Dundas East, Yonge Dundas Square, Toronto
March 16, 2017 9:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back in time over a decade for a view of construction at 10 Dundas East, a building known for its Times Square-inspired illuminated signs and its ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 16, 2017

March 16, 2017 8:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's unique shops and concert halls are vanishing, but we can fix that; Survey shows Toronto residents love planning their downtown; New CEO to lead transformation of ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dusk City View

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning
March 16, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a dramatic view of Toronto captured at dusk. Shot from a south-facing office in the Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning and submitted to our Flickr Pool ... read more

Regent Park: Daniels Plan 28-Storey Rental at River and Shuter

Regent Park: Block 30, Toronto, by The Daniels Corporation, Page + Steele / IBIR
March 15, 2017 4:44 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Immdiately east of the newly completed Regent Park Athletic Grounds, Toronto's re-born Downtown neighbourhood is continuing to take shape, with an updated Site Plan Application (SPA) recently ... read more

Tower-in-the-Park Infill Proposal for River and Gerrard Evolves

Oak Heights, Toronto, Sweeny &Co Architects, Linwood Management Corp
March 15, 2017 3:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A revised proposal has been submitted to the City of Toronto by Linwood Management Corporation for a tower-in-the-park intensification project at the rental company's Oak ... read more

Podium Levels Take Shape at GWL's 43 Gerrard West

43 Gerrard East, GWL, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
March 15, 2017 1:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since the mid-2015 start of construction, work has come a long way at the site of GWL Realty Advisors' 43 Gerrard West, a new rental tower at the southeast corner of Bay and Gerrard in ... read more

Highway 427 Expansion: $616 M Design-Build Contract Signed

Highway 427 extension design
March 15, 2017 11:02 am | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
Yesterday, Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) announced that the LINK 427 consortium has signed an approximately $616 million, fixed-price contract to design, ... read more

Explainer: Missing Middle Housing

Missing Middle Housing types, image via Opticos Design
March 15, 2017 10:03 am | by Alexander Vu | Comments
This week's 'Explainer' goes over the so-called 'missing middle', a housing density term that has caught the attention of city planners and residents of Toronto, as well as other cities around the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 15, 2017

March 15, 2017 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Scarborough Gets Screwed by Subway Promises; Zanzibar fights city hall over sign bylaw; TTC riders are irate about chronically malfunctioning Presto readers; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: South Core Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, South Core skyline
March 15, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Roundhouse Park for a view of Toronto's South Core skyline, submitted to our Flickr Pool by contributor Dustin William. Facing east from the park during the ... read more