Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 14, 2012

November 14, 2012 11:29 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Ford in court; OLG not sure about Toronto; Chow on crumbling infastructure; Arrest on Jarvis; Condo speculation and more news. These are today's headlines. OLG ‘not wedded to Toronto’ for casino ... read more

Photo of the Day: Towers Rising

Ice Condos, Infinity Condos, Maple Leaf Square, Toronto Condos, Lanterra
November 14, 2012 1:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
The rapid pace of development in Toronto means that high-rise towers are becoming clustered together in areas where there is room to build new developments close together. This is especially true ... read more

Nathan Phillips Square Transforms into a True Gathering Place

Nathan Phillips Square Revitalization, City of Toronto, Perkins & Will Canada
November 13, 2012 3:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Work on the Nathan Phillips Square Revitalization project finally appears to be making some visible progress after several delays and setbacks have pushed the estimated date of completion back by ... read more

Then and Now: Barnaby Place

Barnaby Place, Edward and Bay streets, Toronto, circa 1912
November 13, 2012 11:40 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Feb 23, 1912. Barnaby Place (was also known in the previous century as Price's Lane). Now. April 2012. Looking out at Edward Street, and the north side of the bus terminal. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 13, 2012

November 13, 2012 11:31 am | by Editor | Comments
Police budget cuts mean layoffs, Chief Blair warns; Sports executives promise fewer condos, more teams that contend; farewell to three warriors for justice; and more news. Police budget cuts mean ... read more

Photo of the Day: Casting Shadows on Bloor

Bloor Street Redevelopment in Toronto
November 13, 2012 1:00 am | by Anonymous | Comments
The wider sidewalks and paving materials that have been in place since the Bloor Street redevelopment project was completed a couple of years ago provde a wonderful canvas for our Photo of the ... read more

One Valhalla Signals Change for the 427 Corridor

One Valhalla Towns & Condos and Thunderbird Phase 2, Edilcan, Page&Steele/IBI/ER
November 12, 2012 5:34 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
There is so much developent activity going on in the downtown area that we tend to overlook some significant projects in other parts of the city that are changing the character of the ... read more

Fly Condos Reach for the Sky

Fly Condos, Toronto Condos, Empire Communities, Graziani & Corazza Architects
November 12, 2012 4:01 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Fly Condos by Empire Communities reached its 24-storey maximum height in late summer, and work is now progressing on its exterior glass cladding. Located at 352 Front Street West, Fly joins a ... read more

Pinnacle Grand Park Construction Taking Shape

Pinnacle Grand Park Condos, Toronto by Pinnacle International
November 12, 2012 2:51 pm | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
The podium of the Pinnacle Grand Park Condos located at Burnhamthorpe Road and Grand Park Drive in Mississauga is taking shape nicely. Developed by Pinnacle International and designed by Page ... read more

Then and Now: Bay Street Bus Terminal

Bay Street Bus Terminal in 1931, Toronto
November 12, 2012 12:10 pm | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Toronto's new bus terminal.  Dec. 19, 1931. Now. June 2012. Oy, we need a new bus terminal. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 12, 2012

November 12, 2012 11:33 am | by Anonymous | Comments
Hume on the removal of Jarvis bike lanes; Miller summoned as witness in Ford's libel trial; Why big businesses are moving back downtown; Balancing growth & preservation in North Toronto and ... read more

Photo of the Day: View from the Island

Skyline from Toronto Island, Toronto Island Ferry
November 12, 2012 1:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day come to us from Forum member androiduk. Taken from the Toronto Islands, we can see one of the city's longest-running and most beloved forms of transit, the Island Ferry. ... read more

Friday Harbour set to turn Getaway Dreams into Reality

Aerial view of the marina and pier at Friday Harbour, Big Bay Point
November 9, 2012 7:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
If you were asked to picture in your mind the phrases 'north of Toronto' and 'away for the weekend', what would pop into your head? For me it would be suburbs passing into hills and valleys, ... read more

Development Review: Public Consultation

City of Toronto, Development Proposal sign, Toronto Condos, 66 Isabella
November 9, 2012 5:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Under the Planning Act, municipalities are required to hold public consultations before the passage of an Official Plan or Zoning By-Law Amendment. This occurs when development applications do not ... read more

Construction Update: RBC WaterPark Place III

RBC Waterpark Place III construction
November 9, 2012 3:40 pm | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
With this week's release of the Q3 commercial vacancy report showing a drop to 5.1%, it's a good time to check in on one of downtown's newest office developments RBC WaterPark Place III. The ... read more

The Berczy Adds to the St. Lawrence Mix

The Bercy, Toronto Condos, Concert Properties, Young & Wright/IBI Group, ERA
November 9, 2012 2:46 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
When The Berczy by Concert Properties is complete in 2013, it will join an area rich in history and diversity in its development. The 13-storey building was designed by Young & Wright/IBI ... read more

Then and Now: Brown Funeral Home

Brown Funeral Home, Davenport Avenue, Toronto, circa 1947
November 9, 2012 11:40 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. McDougall & Brown Funeral Home, circa 1947. 1491 Davenport Avenue. Now. 1491 Davenport puts the location here; an '80s mini-subdivision takes up the whole block now. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For November 9, 2012

November 9, 2012 11:31 am | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
Ten York Condos design revamped; Nestle chocolate factory remains employment land; no green or blue bins for Toronto apartments and condos; Toronto's sewers and roads wearing out; New plan for ... read more

Photo of the Day: A Glass Curtain

Toronto's Condo Boom Looking West, Toronto Condos, CityPlace
November 9, 2012 1:00 am | by Dylan Giuliano | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from Forum member lolwut. In this shot we get a great view of our city's widening curtain of buildings. Stretching westward along the Gardiner Expressway, the ... read more

Excavation Begins at First Parliament Site

First Parliament Site, City of Toronto, Toronto Public Library
November 8, 2012 5:00 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
In July, Toronto City Council adopted a motion put forward by councillor Pam McConnell (Ward 28 Toronto Centre-Rosedale) to expropriate the lands of the First Parliament Site at the southwest ... read more