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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for June 13, 2014

June 13, 2014 9:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario Liberal land majority government on election day; Tim Hudak resigns as PC leader; Yorkville residents win fight against "neighbourhood destroying" heritage building; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Harbour Square Balconies

Photo of the Day, Harbour Square balconies
June 13, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The once heavily industrialized Toronto waterfront continues its generation long transformation into a thriving mixed-use district with plenty of new development and infrastructure upgrades ... read more

Classic Series at 88 Scott: 2-Bedroom Corner Units Under $1M

88 Scott Street condos, Toronto, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group
June 12, 2014 4:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With excavation making steady progress at the site of Concert Properties' 88 Scott, the final stage of sales for the Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed project, now 90% sold, is ... read more

PUG Talk: What Can Toronto Learn From Chicago?

Anish Kapoor's Cloud Gate at Millennium Park in Chicago, image  by Craig White
June 12, 2014 4:00 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
We Torontonians are always considering how our city stacks up against other ones around the world. It's often seen as a sign of an inferiority complex, but just as often we are looking at what we ... read more

Catching up with Lifetime Developments' The Bond Condominiums

The Bond condos, Lifetime Developments, Core Architects, Toronto
June 12, 2014 1:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been quite some time since we last checked in on the construction progress of Lifetime Developments' The Bond, a 40-storey Core Architects-designed condominium development ... read more

Sam The Record Man Sign may find New Home at Dundas Square

Sam The Record Man Dundas Square Toronto Ontario Neon
June 12, 2014 12:30 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
The iconic neon Sam The Record Man sign that fronted Yonge Street for over fifty years is one step closer to finding a new home. Ryerson University has been under pressure to find a new location ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bay and College

Throwback Thursday, Bay and College, Toronto
June 12, 2014 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
"Bay Street" is synonymous with finance in this country, but it really only applies to the stretch of Bay between Front and Queen Streets in the Financial District. To the north, Bay Street holds ... read more

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