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Streetcar's Riverside Square to Transform Queen Street East

Riverside Square will include retail and pedestrian spaces. Image by Streetcar.
September 30, 2014 5:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Although they have only been in business since 2002, Streetcar Developments has already made a big impact in some of Toronto's trendiest neighbourhoods. Much of their new building stock is located ... read more

The Bean to Bring Mid-Rise Condos to Dufferin North of Eglinton

The Bean Condominiums, Toronto, Royalpark Homes, Romanov Romanov Architects
September 30, 2014 3:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of the Crosstown LRT is making more areas of Toronto attractive for redevelopment, and developers are finding undervalued properties to improve. One such site is on Dufferin Street, ... read more

New GO Bus Terminal Slated for Massive 45-141 Bay Development

Revised plan for 45-141 Bay Street redevelopment. Image by Ivanhoé Cambridge.
September 30, 2014 1:02 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Plans were announced by real estate company Ivanhoé Cambridge and the provincially-run GTA transit agency Metrolinx on Tuesday to include a new bus terminal at the site of an ... read more

40th Heritage Toronto Awards and Lecture Address Toronto's Past and Future

40th Annual Heritage Toronto Awards
September 30, 2014 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's upcoming municipal election is the talk of the town, and it has become clear that Torontonians are increasingly concerned about the city's future. By learning from past mistakes and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 30, 2014

September 30, 2014 9:09 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Olivia Chow gets creative in Toronto mayoral debate on arts; Future of Island Yacht Club ‘in limbo’; Union Station office tower development to feature new GO bus terminal; ... read more

Photo of the Day: Blue Hour on The Gardiner

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline
September 30, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Dufferin overpass spanning the Gardiner Expressway has been a popular vantage point for photographers looking to capture the skyline and the Gardiner in the same shot. Today's Photo of the ... read more

Construction Wrapping Up on Waterlink at Pier 27

Waterlink at Pier 27 Condos, Toronto, Cityzen, Fernbrook, architectsAlliance
September 29, 2014 4:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Occupancies continue to transform Cityzen and Fernbrook Homes' Waterlink at Pier 27 from a construction site into a community. Though work on ... read more

RavinePortal Explores Toronto’s Relationship with its Ravines

RavinePortal, DTAH, Toronto, ravines
September 29, 2014 3:46 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The expansive network of ravines cutting through Toronto has had a profound effect on how buildings and infrastructure are designed in this city since day one. Our interactions with the ravine ... read more

Fieldgate's 90 Niagara Bringing 45 Condo Suites to King and Bathurst

90 Niagara, Fieldgate Homes, Giannone Petricone, Bryon Patton, Toronto
September 29, 2014 3:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
High-rise condominiums have grown to become the most common type of new development in Toronto, and that has shown no signs of slowing down. While the high-density lifestyle offered in these ... read more

Avant Garde Design Pushed to New Heights at River City 3

River City 3 Condos, Toronto, Urban Capital, Saucier + Perrotte Architects
September 29, 2014 1:00 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Fans of the avant garde modernism of UrbanCapital's River City development will be pleased to hear that the next phase of the Saucier + Perrotte Architects-designed development will be ... read more

Hotel X Growing Steadily at Exhibition Place

Hotel X, The Library Hotel Collection, Exhibition Place, Brookfield Multiplex
September 29, 2014 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Canadian National Exhibition has come and gone for another year, and with it, the Summer. Many who attended the Ex this year noticed the construction site for Hotel X, prominently rising ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 29, 2014

September 29, 2014 9:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor Rob Ford makes first public appearance since cancer diagnosis at Ford Fest; Mississauga mayoral election: Platforms of the two front-runners; Toronto city councillor ... read more

Photo of the Day: Urban Spelunking

Photo of the Day, subway tunnel, Toronto
September 29, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto is changing fast; a fact we can all recognize. While most of this growth is happening above ground and up into the sky, one of the most significant projects under way at this time is ... read more

Deerhurst Resort $500M Master Plan Includes New Muskoka Village

Village Centre includes a cobblestone road, shops and condos. Image by Skyline.
September 26, 2014 4:50 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
As summer ends and the leaves begin to change, the draw of Muskoka heightens; it's hard to resist the colours of autumn sweeping across the hills, especially when they are reflected in some of ... read more

Enigma on the Park Presentation Centre to Open Saturday

Enigma on the Park, Aragon Properties, Quadrangle Architects
September 26, 2014 3:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Demolition crews have been busy for the past few months, clearing and preparing the site of Aragon Properties' Enigma on the Park, a daringly designed condominium coming to a Bloordale ... read more

Union-Pearson Express Trains now Testing in Toronto

Union-Pearson Express, UPX, Metrolinx, Union Station, Pearson Airport
September 26, 2014 2:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Driving around Toronto can be quite the hassle these days, and with the city just getting busier, various infrastructure projects are working to improve the way we move around the city. The ... read more

Luxurious Spaces and Amazing Views: Touring the Delta Toronto

The reflective glass results in some interesting views. Image by Jack Landau.
September 26, 2014 1:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Toronto's new downtown extension, a district immediately south of the railway lands and recently dubbed the 'Southcore', is morphing from a hub of construction activity into one of daily life. A ... read more

Surprises and Delights: June Callwood Park Opens October 4

Ure-tech surfaces colour much of June Callwood Park pink, Toronto, gh3
September 26, 2014 11:40 am | by Craig White | Comments
As crowds roam downtown Toronto neighbourhoods the evening of Saturday, October 4 and on into the wee hours of October 5 seeking out the ephemeral installations that make Nuit Blanche a ... read more

Nuit Blanche Expands Its Reach Beyond the Downtown Core

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche
September 26, 2014 9:50 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
On Saturday, October 4, crowds will pour into central Toronto for the city's annual after hours—6:53 p.m. to sunrise—exhibition of contemporary art, Nuit Blanche. As wading through pedestrian ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for September 26, 2014

September 26, 2014 9:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tory to focus on debates where Doug Ford is present; Olivia Chow accuses John Tory of being scared to debate her one-on-one; GO Transit in the dark on details of dangerous ... read more