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Dunpar's Heritage Gate Mirrors the Warmth of Historic Streetsville

Cenotaph and new outdoor seating at Streetsville Village Square, Mississauga
September 17, 2014 9:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The freshly completed Streetsville Village Square on Main Street in the historic west Mississauga community ups the charm factor with a striking red brick repaving as well as the addition of a ... read more

Tableau Upping the Entertainment District's Design Ante

Tableau Condominiums, UrbanCapital, Malibu Investments, Alit, Wallman
September 17, 2014 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
During the frenzy of interviews and red carpet appearances at the recent 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, many international celebrities commented on the dramatic changes they noticed in ... read more

King East Design District Launches Saturday with Art Festival

King East Design District, 3d parti and Design Festival
September 17, 2014 11:30 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
The King East Design District (KEDD) is stepping out, officially launching itself with a bash as Toronto's premiere centre for art and design, and it's hoping that you will join in the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 17, 2014

September 17, 2014 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
John Tory takes solid lead, with Olivia Chow and Doug Ford battling for distant second; City councillor, a well-paid job for life?; Susan Fennell wants back in Brampton ... read more

Photo of the Day: Aga Khan Museum

Photo of the Day, Aga Khan Museum
September 17, 2014 12:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Following up on a ribbon cutting ceremony last week attended by Prime Minister Harper, federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, Mayoral candidates John Tory and Olivia Chow, as well as Calgary Mayor ... read more

Finishing Touches Coming Together at Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide

Ivory on Adelaide, Plaza, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
September 16, 2014 5:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
There are several projects under construction east of the downtown core, and we have been paying close attention to Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide, under construction right next door to ... read more

Shanghai-Based Greenland Group Purchases King Blue Condos

King Blue Greenland Page + Steele IBI Group Easton's Group Remington
September 16, 2014 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It is now official, developers Easton’s Group and Remington Group have sold their interest in the two-tower King Blue Condominiums development to Shanghai-based ... read more

PRK's University Suites to Bring Bold Teeple Design to Kingston

University Suites, PRK Developments, Brookfield Multiplex, Teeple Architects
September 16, 2014 11:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Long term accommodation in university towns such as Kingston is always in high demand. Along with the normal demands put on the housing market by the local population, students from out of town ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 16, 2014

September 16, 2014 9:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
6 Rob Ford memories you shouldn’t forget; Athletes hype Pan Am Games at ticket launch; Doug Ford keeping a low profile since announcing mayoral campaign; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Lawrence West

Photo of the Day, Lawrence West Station
September 16, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
As many Torontonians know, the TTC's Line 1 was built in multiple phases, with the older Yonge leg of the line being built in the early 1950s, followed by the University leg in the 1960s ... read more

Cumberland Terrace Redevelopment Phase 1 Submitted to City

2 Bloor West redevelopment of Cumberland Terrace, Toronto, Oxford Properties
September 15, 2014 5:05 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The City of Toronto's Planning Department has received a submission by Oxford Properties concerning the redevelopment of the Cumberland Terrace site, specifically the first phase of the ... read more

First Capital and Empire Partnering on Yorkville Retail and Condo

3-storey glass cube retail podium shows one option for recognizing York Square
September 15, 2014 3:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Over two years ago now we first heard about a new proposal by Empire Communities for the northeast corner of Avenue Road and Yorkville Avenue which would replace the existing low-rise ... read more

Ryerson Architecture Public Lecture: Mandrup and Becker

Ryerson University Department of Architectural Science
September 15, 2014 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On Wednesday September 17th, Ryerson University's Department of Architectural Science will play host to guest speakers and celebrated architects Dorte Mandrup and Louis Becker.  Louis ... read more

VHL's 2150 Continues to Grow at Birchmount and Lawrence

2150 Condos, VHL Developments, Master Building Inc, Scarborough
September 15, 2014 2:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Soaring land prices in Downtown Toronto have led to a surge in high-density development in the city's surrounding suburbs, as home buyers look beyond the city core for better value. One such place ... read more

Parkside Village Residences Densify Mississauga's Square One Area

Parkside Village Residences, Amacon, Richmond Architects, Mississauga
September 15, 2014 11:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto isn't the only city in the GTA which is growing rapidly. With over a three quarters of a million people now living within its boundaries, Mississauga is no longer a sparsely inhabited ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 15, 2014

September 15, 2014 9:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Pan Am Games tickets go on sale today; Doug Ford says ‘stay tuned’ as mayoral debate goes on without him; All eyes on Ward 2 with Rob Ford added to ballot; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: BMO Field

Photo of the Day, BMO Field
September 15, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Major upgrades are soon to get underway at BMO Field, home of the Toronto FC soccer team. Additional seating and a partially-enclosed roof will dramatically alter the stadium's capacity and ... read more

Join the Audience at Monday's Mayoralty Debate

September 12, 2014 5:15 pm | by Editor | Comments
If you have not been to a mayoralty debate yet and are looking to join an audience at one, you have a chance coming up this Monday evening. Right on the subway at St. Andrew station, the debate ... read more

Fort York Visitor Centre Opening Days Away

Fort York Visitor Centre, Patkau Architects, Kearns Mancini
September 12, 2014 3:00 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Designers of the new Fort York Visitor Centre gave a sneak peek of the new Toronto attraction yesterday, one week in advance of its official opening. The building is key to the planned ... read more

Sweeping Curves Impress at Great Gulf's Rising One Bloor East

One Bloor East, Great Gulf Homes, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
September 12, 2014 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been keeping a close eye on the construction of Great Gulf Homes' One Bloor East and so have many of our Forum contributors. It is hard not to keep an eye on this project ... read more