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Emerald City Rising at Don Mills & Sheppard

Emerald City by ELAD in Toronto at Don Mills and Sheppard
April 25, 2013 2:12 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Three new towers are rising near the intersection Don Mills and Sheppard. Developed by Elad Canada, the Emerald City condos are transforming this area of Toronto where until recently ... read more

Rental Apartment Tower at Church and Isabella Doubling in Size

66 Isabella work as of March 1, rental apartments in Toronto
April 25, 2013 12:10 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
The demand for rental units in Toronto's Downtown continues unabated, especially for mid-market units, as occupancy rates hovered below 2% in the city in 2012. While much of the new rental stock ... read more

Then and Now: Broadview and Queen, Looking North

Broadview and Queen, looking north, Toronto, 1918
April 25, 2013 9:50 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. June 26, 1918. Broadview and Queen looking north.   Now. September 2012.   read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 25, 2013

April 25, 2013 9:42 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Suburban vs urban transit war growing; Toronto air pollution down significantly; Porter warns time is short; Coucillor Kristyn Wong-Tam offers to explain how politics works to Rob Ford; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Perched Atop the City

View from L Tower, Toronto
April 25, 2013 12:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
One of the most stunning ways to view our growing city is from above, and with the scores of skyscrapers on the rise this is becoming just a little easier. Today's photo from flickr contributor ... read more

Touring Daniels' One Park Place in Regent Park

April 24, 2013 8:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New construction continues to transform Regent Park. The mix includes reconnected streets, an injection of market condominiums, modern TCHC accommodations, sparkling new and renovated community ... read more

Minto Starts on Ei8hty8 Condos 'Oasis' at Yonge and Sheppard

88 Condos by Minto at Yonge and Sheppard in Toronto
April 24, 2013 4:30 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
A new development is underway just east of Yonge on Sheppard. The Minto Group is bringing a 35-storey condo to the area, featuring 355 contemporary living spaces. Ei8hty8 Condos, ... read more

Massey Hall Prepares for Multi-Million Dollar Revitalization

Massey Hall, Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects
April 24, 2013 2:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The Massey Hall Revitalization project presented to the Toronto Preservation Board and Toronto and East York Community Council encompasses both a renovation of the designated heritage property as ... read more

New Home Builders Presented with Awards for Customer Service Excellence

April 24, 2013 1:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yesterday afternoon, Tarion Warranty Corporation announced the recipients of the 2013 Tarion Awards of Excellence at a luncheon event held at the Novotel Hotel’s Gibson Ballroom in North York. ... read more

Then and Now: Broadview and Queen

Broadview and Queen, Toronto, circa 1949
April 24, 2013 9:32 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Broadview Avenue, looking SSW towards the Broadview Hotel and Queen Street. Circa 1949-ish I'm guessing.   Now. September 2012. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 24, 2013

April 24, 2013 9:17 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Executive committee defers on Transit Vote; debating the future of BIXI; vote sooner than expected for Porter expansion; council lacks authority to ban Queers Against Isreali Apartheid; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Scramble at Yonge-Dundas Square

Pedestrian Scramble at Yonge-Dundas Square in Downtown Toronto
April 24, 2013 12:00 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Today's photo comes from UrbanToronto contributor Jack Landau. Right in the centre of the intersection at Yonge and Dundas, the image was captured during a "pedestrian scramble." It allows ... read more

Lowest Level is Complete at CHAZ Yorkville Condos

Chaz Yorkville, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Edenshaw Homes
April 23, 2013 6:08 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
There's a constant demand for new condominiums in the dynamic Bloor-Yonge area, one of the city's most important commercial and cultural hubs. Just south of the bustling ... read more

Ivory On Adelaide Expanding Downtown Revitalization Eastward

Ivory On Adelaide Condo in Old Town Downtown Toronto
April 23, 2013 2:30 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Right in the heart of Old Town Toronto, a new development on Adelaide is under construction: Ivory On Adelaide by Plaza will add new life to this historic neighborhood. Along with its future ... read more

Great Gulf's One Bloor Halfway to Street Level and Yonge and Bloor

Great Gulf Homes, Hariri Pontarini Architects, One Bloor East
April 23, 2013 12:35 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Construction of One Bloor East by Great Gulf is well underway and headed for street level. The below-grade garage work is ongoing, to be followed by a shopping concourse as well as retail in the ... read more

RealNet Releases Q1 Report: Real Estate Investments Down

Lanterra Developements 11 Wellesley Park Project
April 23, 2013 11:11 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
"GTA Commercial Real Estate Investments Decline in First Quarter of 2013." That is the latest headline from RealNet Canada's first quarter report, announcing results for the GTA real estate ... read more

Then and Now: Toronto College of Music / Ecole Publique Gabrielle Roy

Toronto College of Music, Pembroke St, Toronto, circa 1894
April 23, 2013 9:16 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Toronto College of Music. 12-14 Pembroke Street, circa 1894.   Now. September 2012. Ecole Publique Gabrielle Roy. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 23, 2013

April 23, 2013 7:32 am | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Via train plot suspects to appear in court; Rob Ford's offer to personally “explain how politics work” to women unlikely to win him female voters; safety charges laid in deadly Ontario mall ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sandwich Board Advertising

Sandwich boards advertising condos in downtown Toronto
April 23, 2013 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This image is a proof that the tried-and-true sandwich board as an advertising medium is alive and well in Toronto. There's a reason why these are still so popular. Sure can make for a cluttered ... read more

Construction Progressing on MOD and Graywood's FIVE Condos

FIVE St Joseph MOD Development Graywood Hariri Pontarini Toronto
April 22, 2013 2:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is speeding along at FIVE, a 48-storey condominium complex by Five St. Joseph Developments Ltd., a company formed in partnership between Graywood Developments Ltd. and MOD ... read more