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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 12, 2014

June 12, 2014 9:47 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Election day in Ontario; Rob Ford musical to hold open casting call Monday; Beijing-backed school program comes under fire; and more news... Ontarians head to the polls today (Global ... read more

Photo of the Day: Streaming into the City

Photo of the Day, Exhibition Place turbine
June 12, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
One of Toronto's newer landmarks, the Exhibition Place wind turbine has become a familiar sight for motorists passing by the exhibition grounds. Erected in late 2002 for a cost of $1.8 million, ... read more

Streetcar's Carnaby Taking Shape at Queen and Gladstone

Two cranes stand over the construction site of The Carnaby Condos, Toronto
June 11, 2014 7:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
We are not sure that when Streetcar Developments began their first development at Queen and Gladstone with Two Gladstone they knew some day they would build out nearly the whole block, and we have ... read more

Groundbreaking to bring New Park to the Queen West Triangle

Groundbreaking for the new park with Councillor Bailão, and community members
June 11, 2014 4:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Construction has started to bring a new park to the rapidly transforming Queen West Triangle area. Located south of Queen Street between Lisgar and Abell Streets in Toronto's vibrant ... read more

Preview for Infinity's Residences at The Hunt Club This Weekend

Residences at The Hunt Club, Infinity Development, Onespace, UNION31
June 11, 2014 3:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Near the shores of Lake Ontario in southwest Scarborough, Infinity Development's Residences at The Hunt Club will soon bring boutique condominium living to Kingston Road. Located ... read more

Register to Attend Dundas Square Gardens' Preview this Saturday

Dundas Square Gardens, Easton's Group, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
June 11, 2014 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Dundas and Jarvis intersection is rapidly shedding its rough-around-the-edges aesthetic as redevelopment reshapes the area. The newest project to come to the area is Dundas Square Gardens by ... read more

City Approves 80 Units of Affordable Housing for Artists

Early render of Aquavista's northeast side. Image by Waterfront Toronto.
June 11, 2014 11:25 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
City Council has approved a plan to include 80 units of affordable housing for artists in a new development by Hines and Tridel in the East Bayfront community. The units will be owned by the City ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 11, 2014

June 11, 2014 9:56 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Painting of DVP rainbow tunnel could sell for millions; Mississauga mayor says Hudak's Tories will hurt cities; Former TDSB head to face academic charges over thesis; and more news... Doug Ford ... read more

Photo of the Day: Red Blur

Photo of the Day, TTC streetcar
June 11, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the TTC's new Bombardier Flexity Outlook streetcars soon to enter service, the old Canadian Light Rail Vehicles and Articulated Light Rail Vehicles (CLVRs and ALRVs) will soon be phased out, ... read more

Construction Progressing on new Humber River Hospital

Humber River Hospital, Plenary Health, Toronto
June 10, 2014 5:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction continues on the new Humber River Hospital (HRH), developed by Humber River Regional Hospital and Plenary Health with a design by HDR Architects. read more

Cityzen and Fernbrook's Ion Condos Preserves Embodied Energy

Ion Condos, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Architecture Unfolded, Toronto
June 10, 2014 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been roughly a year since we last visited the site of Cityzen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes's Ion Condos, a 9-storey condominium development at Keele and Wilson. ... read more

Catching up with Construction at The Station Condos on Wilson

The Station Condos, Brandy Lane Homes, SMV Architects, Toronto
June 10, 2014 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is progressing on The Station Condos, a 14-storey, SMV Architects-designed condominium development by Brandy Lane Homes in partnership with Shiplake ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 10, 2014

June 10, 2014 9:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Porter Airlines faced with technical glitch; Rob Ford falling in polls, Chow now in clear lead; Will the city buy this multi-million-dollar lawn bowling club for a park?; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Light Stream

Photo of the Day, Gardiner Expressway
June 10, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The future of the Gardiner Expressway remains a hot topic in Toronto, maligned by some as a crumbling eyesore while highly valued by many others as a vital transportation link into the heart of ... read more

12 Degrees Condos Rising North of Queen Street

12 Degrees condos, BSaR Group of Companies, Core Architects, Toronto
June 9, 2014 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just north of the hive of construction in Toronto's Entertainment District, BSäR Group Of Companies' mid-rise condominium project 12 Degrees, or 12° if you will, is making a bold ... read more

Aspen Ridge's Studio Climbs into Entertainment District Skies

Studio and Studio2 on Richmond condos, Aspen Ridge Homes, Quadrangle Architects
June 9, 2014 1:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the impressive amount of construction in Toronto's Entertainment District, we find ourselves turning our attention back the area on an almost daily basis as several high-rise developments ... read more

Daniels HighPark Condominiums Rising Above the Hoarding

HighPark Condominiums by The Daniels Corporation, Diamond Schmitt Architects
June 9, 2014 12:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A couple of months since our last visit, HighPark Condominiums by The Daniels Corporation is suddenly making an impact on its surroundings as it begins to rise above the hoarding. Let's catch ... read more

NXT City Prize: Toronto Competition to Improve Public Space

NXT City Prize, City of Toronto
June 9, 2014 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The City of Toronto has launched an urban ideas competition which invites young people to help share in the shaping of Toronto’s future. Local urban strategy studio Distl is teaming up with the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 9, 2014

June 9, 2014 7:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Auditor general wants investigation of Fords' lobbying efforts, How the MaRS Centre became a hot-button election issue; Rob Ford appears intoxicated of video, Doug Ford blames muscle spasms; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: In Disguise

Photo of the Day, film shoot
June 9, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's ultra-dense downtown core and vibrant streetscapes are a lot like ones found in New York City, and while Toronto and the Big Apple are often compared with one another, the two cities are ... read more