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Throwback Thursday: Spadina Avenue and Concord CityPlace

Throwback Thursday, Adelaide, Spadina, Toronto
October 23, 2014 9:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
During the past several years, the construction of Concord CityPlace has added a tremendous amount of density to the former railway lands bounded by Front Street, Blue Jays Way, Bathurst Street ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 23, 2014

October 23, 2014 9:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Wards to watch: A cornucopia of credible choices to replace Karen Stintz in Eglinton-Lawrence; John Tory doubles his lead over Doug Ford in new poll as Toronto mayoral race nears ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yonge and Dundas

Photo of the Day, Yonge and Dundas, Toronto
October 23, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge and Dundas intersection is known for its distinctive urban ambiance and glittering electronic signage. Hundreds of thousands of cars and pedestrians use the intersection every week, and ... read more

Amenity Details Emerge for Daniels Erin Mills First Phase

Daniels Erin Mills, Kirkor Architects, Daniels Corporation, Mississauga
October 22, 2014 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month, we introduced our readers to The Daniels Corporation's Daniels Erin Mills, a new condominium community whose first phase is now under construction at the heart of the ... read more

Onni Group's Westlake Encore Coming to the Etobicoke Waterfront

Westlake Encore, The Onni Group, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Toronto
October 22, 2014 12:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Onni Group's master-planned Westlake community on the Etobicoke Waterfront is set to grow once more with the addition of Westlake Encore, a 46-storey, Page + Steele / IBI Group ... read more

Plans Reveal New Details for Ryerson Church Street Development

Ryerson Church Street Development, Perkins + Will, Toronto
October 22, 2014 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this year, we reported on plans for Ryerson's Church Street Development (CSD), which will add a major presence to Church Street with a 27-storey educational and residential ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 22, 2014

October 22, 2014 9:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Neon palm tree El Mocambo sign up for sale on eBay; Doug Ford took a rather embarrassing photo with a gentleman he didn’t realize was mocking him; Incumbents mostly ... read more

Photo of the Day: Absolute

Photo of the Day, Absolute World, Marilyn, Mississauga
October 22, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Pretty much every major city has its own iconic landmark, including our neighbour to the west, Mississauga. read more

90 Niagara Now Offering New Urban Towns and Balcony Suites

90 Niagara, Fieldgate Homes, Giannone Petricone, Bryon Patton, Toronto
October 21, 2014 4:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been following the marketing of 90 Niagara, a new Giannone Petricone Associates-designed boutique condominium development by Fieldgate Homes, coming to the ... read more

Our First Look at Royalpark Homes' The Bean Condos

The Bean Condominiums, Toronto, Royalpark Homes, Romanov Romanov Architects
October 21, 2014 12:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month we introduced The Bean Condominiums, a newly announced 50-unit boutique condominium development by Royalpark Homes coming to Dufferin Street a few blocks north of Eglinton ... read more

Construction of Oxford's EY Tower Approaching Grade

EY Tower, 100 Adelaide West, Oxford, Kohn Pedersen Fox, WZMH Architects
October 21, 2014 10:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A block west of the construction site for the Bay Adelaide Centre's east tower, another office tower will soon be rising from the ground. Oxford Properties' EY Tower at 100 Adelaide ... read more

TREB Releases Third Quarter 2014 Condominium Report

TREB, Toronto Real Estate Board, monthly sales
October 21, 2014 10:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has released their Third Quarter condominium report, showing a continuation of recent housing market trends with increases from last year's figures ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 21, 2014

October 21, 2014 9:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rob Ford kicked out of three polling stations, warned by officials about breaking election rules; Turnout at Toronto advance polls sets record; Sponsorship a factor in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Urban Sunrise

Photo of the Day, sunrise, Toronto
October 21, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The last few weeks brought us some very unpredictable weather, with everything from torrential downpours and heavy fog to glorious sunrises. In today's Photo of the Day, submitted to ... read more

Streetcar's The Carlaw and The Taylor Growing in Leslieville

The Carlaw, Streetcar Developments, TACT Architects, Toronto
October 20, 2014 5:07 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Streetcar Developments' The Carlaw is making some impressive progress, with construction now reaching above the tenth floor of the 12-storey, 320 ... read more

Expansion Announced for Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation Expansion, Toronto
October 20, 2014 1:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre has been pushing the boundaries of cancer research and treatment since the 1950s. In the mid 1990s, the Cancer Centre moved from Sherbourne and Wellesley to its ... read more

Ground Breaking Ceremony Held for Rockport's The Nest Condos

Rockport Group and RAW Design join Councillor Mihevc, image by Marcus Mitanis
October 20, 2014 1:10 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The installation of the right-of-way for the TTC's St. Clair streetcar route was not without controversy. The line is now proving its worth, however, in both speeding the commute on the street, ... read more

Construction of DUKE Condos Begins with Official Ground Breaking

Event attended by TAS CEO/President Mazyar Mortazavi, image by Marcus Mitanis
October 20, 2014 12:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Downtown Toronto's population growth has led to a complementary surge in high-rise construction, dramatically changing the city's skyline. For areas outside downtown, mid-rises are beginning to ... read more

Centennial College Culinary Arts Centre and Residence Under Way

Centennial College, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Knightstone Capital
October 20, 2014 10:53 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Centennial College Progress campus is renewing its partnership with Diamond Schmitt Architects. The esteemed architects most recently designed the elegantly modern Library and Academic ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 20, 2014

October 20, 2014 9:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New Toronto downtown South Core is rising fast; Toronto’s affordable housing shortage sparks growth of illegal suburban rooming houses; Train car converted to library a ... read more