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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 28, 2015

August 28, 2015 8:44 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Catholic school board to expropriate some North York homes; Exploring Black Creek, Toronto’s mini-LA River; Narrow house seeks a broad-minded buyer; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Foggy Sunrise

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, fog, sunrise
August 28, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Though we have featured countless photos of the Toronto skyline in recent months, new and creative shots continue to grab hold of our attention, like today's Photo of the Day, which was submitted ... read more

FIVE Condos Focuses on the Details as Construction Continues

FIVE Condos, MOD, Graywood, Five St. Joseph, Hariri Pontarini, ERA, Toronto
August 27, 2015 6:00 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Standing proudly near Toronto's busy Yonge and Wellesley intersection, FIVE Condos continues to come together as construction progresses on this landmark building. Headed by MOD, Graywood, and ... read more

Scale Model Reveals Design Features of The Barrington

The Barrington Condominium Flats, Toronto, Lash Group, Goldman Group, Richmond
August 27, 2015 12:02 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Lash Group and The Goldman Group will soon be adding a new 18-storey, Richmond Architects-designed boutique condominium development on the southwest edge of Toronto's ... read more

An Inside Look at Toronto's New Home Energy Loan Program

Home Energy Loan Program, City of Toronto
August 27, 2015 11:00 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Last month, we introduced the City of Toronto's new Home Energy Loan Program (HELP), which offers low-interest loans aimed at improving the energy-efficiency of Toronto's ageing housing stock. The ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Church and Isabella

Throwback Thursday, Church and Isabella, Bloor Yorkville, Toronto
August 27, 2015 9:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville and Church-Wellesley neighbourhoods have been the subject to dramatic vertical transformation since the turn of the millennium, with several notable additions to the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 27, 2015

August 27, 2015 9:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What the City’s Projected Surplus Means; Four amateur photographers weigh in on what makes Toronto beautiful; Google recommends taking the Union-Pearson Express, omits pricetag; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Emerald Park

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Emerald Park Condos, North York
August 27, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Now topped-off and largely occupied, the fraternal twin towers of Bazis, Metropia, and Plaza's Emerald Park Condos have added a distinct presence to North York's growing ... read more

Streetscape Improved as Yorkville Avenue Repaving Wraps Up

Yorkville Avenue, repaving
August 26, 2015 6:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the summer, the repaving of Toronto's Yorkville Avenue between Bay Street and Avenue Road rendered much of the street impassable for cars for much of the time, while pedestrians walking down ... read more

Cresford's 1Thousand Bay Growing Skyward in Central Toronto

1Thousand Bay, Cresford, architectsAlliance
August 26, 2015 6:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In recent years, Bay Street north of Toronto City Hall had more than its share of surface parking lots and under-utilized properties. Our seemingly un-ending building boom has been changing all ... read more

Yonge Eglinton Centre Expansion Approaching Completion

Yonge Eglinton Centre, RioCan, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
August 26, 2015 12:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been almost a year since we last featured RioCan's Yonge Eglinton Centre revitalization, a project which has transformed an aging mall with both a major expansion and the ... read more

Sponsored Post: One-Bedroom Rentals in Toronto

8 Park Road
August 26, 2015 10:40 am | by Editor | Comments
Even though Toronto’s rental demand reignited, there’s still a wide array of options available. Here are 6 appealing one-bedroom condos and houses that renters might want to consider: 1. 8 ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 26, 2015

August 26, 2015 9:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Here’s what Ace Hotel’s Toronto expansion could look like; McGill student creates TTC ringtones for commuters; Planting 10 trees on a city block has health benefits ... read more

Photo of the Day: West Harbour City

Photo of the Day, Toronto, West Harbour City
August 26, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A number of new condominium developments have contributed to the Toronto's skyline in recent years, and while most of them sport steel and glass exteriors, there are a few notable exceptions. In ... read more

Studio2 Close to Topping Off in the Entertainment District

Studio and Studio2 on Richmond, Aspen Ridge Homes, Quadrangle, Toronto
August 25, 2015 2:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a few months since we last checked in on the construction progress at the site of Aspen Ridge Homes' Studio on Richmond, a Quadrangle Architects-designed complex in ... read more

Another Parking Lot Bites the Dust as King Blue Site Fenced Off

King Blue Condominiums, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Greenland
August 25, 2015 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The surface parking lot at the site of Greenland Group's King Blue, a Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed development at King Street West and Blue Jays Way in Toronto's ... read more

Tridel's Avani at Metrogate Approaching Final Height

Avani at Metrogate Condos Toronto, Tridel, Graziani + Corazza Architects
August 25, 2015 10:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Tridel's Avani is soon to reach a major milestone, as the first of the twin Graziani + Corazza Architects-designed condominium towers now sits just shy of its ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 25, 2015

August 25, 2015 8:49 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
How Union Station went from ‘transportation tomb’ to destination; Artist claims city-funded sculpture rips off his work; High-occupancy toll lanes plan for GTA in the works; ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dundas Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, downtown, sunset, Dundas
August 25, 2015 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Views from new high-rises are showing up with increasingly regularity in our Forum threads and Flickr Pool, like the fantastic capture featured in today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

SQ2 to Add New Mid-Rise Condo to Alexandra Park Community

SQ2 condos, Teeple Architects, Tridel, Janet Rosenberg, Alexandra Park, Toronto
August 24, 2015 3:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The success of the rebuilding of Toronto's Regent Park neighbourhood has set a standard now being emulated by other cities seeking to revitalize mid-20th-century public housing projects, and in ... read more