Relief Line Public Meetings to Begin This Weekend

Toronto Relief subway line map from website
April 2, 2014 4:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Anyone who rides the Yonge-University-Spadina Line, recently numbered Line 1, can tell you that the Yonge Street stretch of the line is overcrowded. York Region wants the line extended north from ... read more

Mario Ribeiro of Triumph talks Howard Park Residences

Triumph, RAW Design, Howard Park Residences
April 2, 2014 12:15 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
UrbanToronto’s Stephanie Calvet sat down with principal Mario Ribeiro of Triumph Developments to talk about Howard Park Residences, an urban infill project at the intersection of Dundas and ... read more

New Role for Metrolinx on Hurontario-Main LRT Project

Rendering of the Hurontario-Main LRT, image courtesy of Metrolinx
April 2, 2014 10:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A Light Rail Transit (LRT) line is a key part of Mississauga and Brampton’s vision for the congested Hurontario Street-Main Street corridor which connects the two cities. Stretching from the Port ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 2, 2014

April 2, 2014 7:51 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Some grocers not pleased about LCBO Express plan; Chapters at Richmond and John to close; City green lights further island airport expansion negotiations, and more news... Big Idea: Use air ... read more

Photo of the Day: Heritage

Photo of the Day
April 2, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's new Flexity Outlook streetcars will soon begin to gradually replace the CLRV and ALRV streetcars which have become a fixture in the city since being introduced in the 1970s and 1980s. ... read more

Topping Off March 2014: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Union Centre Toronto
April 1, 2014 4:00 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The month of March was another busy one in the UrbanToronto Forum threads and dataBase. With the cold weather taking a leave, a massive number of developments are gaining momentum again. Our ... read more

Touring Aspen Ridge's Studio and Studio2 on Richmond

Studio and Studio2 on Richmond Quadrangle Architects Aspen Ridge Homes Toronto
April 1, 2014 1:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yesterday we stopped by Aspen Ridge Homes’ Studio and Studio2 on Richmond, one of the many high-rise condominium developments currently rising in Toronto’s Entertainment District. The 31 and ... read more

Works Progresses at the Ryerson Student Learning Centre

MafaldaBoy Ryerson Student Learning Centre
April 1, 2014 12:20 pm | by Rami Kozman | Comments
One of the most highly anticipated developments among UrbanToronto's forum members is the Ryerson Student Learning Centre, a dazzling 150,000 square foot educational building designed by ... read more

CN Tower to be Re-Clad in time for Pan Am Games

The CN Tower and its new entry pavilion, completed last year, Toronto
April 1, 2014 10:45 am | by Craig White | Comments
The Canada Lands Company in conjunction with the City of Toronto's 2015 Games Readiness Office have announced the first of the major clean-up projects planned for Toronto in advance of next ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 1, 2014

April 1, 2014 10:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Rob Ford sets crosshairs on Toronto city councillors' expenses; airport expansion could be on hold until after Toronto election in October; happy 60th birthday, Yonge Line; and more news. Rob Ford ... read more

Photo of the Day: Afternoon at the Distillery

Distillery District, Photo of the Day
April 1, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto has a rich industrial history, but many if not most architectural relics from our days as a major Great Lakes hub have been lost to time and wiped away by redevelopment. Not all ... read more

Extensive Amenities at Plaza's King West Condominiums

King West Condominiums, Plaza, Gabriel Bodor, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
March 31, 2014 5:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Liberty Village has seen tremendous changes in recent years as the former industrial district has been transformed by new condominiums and building renovations into a functioning mixed-use ... read more

Tableau's Soaring Colonnade Takes Shape on Richmond Street West

March 31, 2014 3:15 pm | by Rami Kozman | Comments
Even in the midst of an intensely hyperactive condo boom, it is rare to see grand architectural gestures from residential developments in Toronto. Tableau Condominiums is one such ... read more

The Madison Pushes Above Street Level near Yonge and Eglinton

The Madison, Kirkor Architects, Yonge Eglinton, Toronto
March 31, 2014 12:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Yonge and Eglinton area is set to see some major changes over the next several years, as residential developments and a massive transit upgrade continue. Just east of Yonge Street on ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 31, 2014

March 31, 2014 9:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new name, new look and new prices for Bixi bikeshare program; Gardiner traffic expected to worsen in one month; Transit advocacy group singles out Transportation Minister Glen Murray, and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: York and Bremner

Photo of the Day
March 31, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Growth in Toronto's Southcore district continues to captivate a swelling population of urban development enthusiasts.  Today, the intersection of York and Bremner has been almost completely ... read more

The Canary District: Toronto Gets a New Neighbourhood in 2016

March 28, 2014 5:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto will see something extraordinary happen in the West Don Lands in 2016: a whole neighbourhood will be born over the course of about six months. Starting that March residents will begin to ... read more

Ground Officially Broken for Concert Properties' 88 Scott

88 Scott, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
March 28, 2014 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Thursday, March 27 marked the official groundbreaking for Concert Properties' 88 Scott, a 58-storey Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed development now underway at the ... read more

Ontario Home Builders to be Recognized at 2014 Tarion Awards

Tarion Awards of Excellence
March 28, 2014 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Tarion Warranty Corporation has announced the finalists for the 2014 Tarion Awards of Excellence, the only awards in Ontario that recognize new home builders based solely on their ... read more

Dundas Square Gardens Development Results in Gift to Ryerson

Dundas Square Gardens Toronto Jarvis Garden District Downtown
March 28, 2014 12:05 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Although a few blocks away from the hustle and bustle Yonge-Dundas Square, Dundas Square Gardens is the name of Easton's Group's newest condominium development. Currently the site of a Hilton ... read more