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68 Main Street Blending into an Historic Markham Streetscape

68 Main Street, Markham, Sierra Building Group, Flanagan Beresford Patteson
April 11, 2014 2:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The original townsite of Markham is rich with historic architecture and culture, boasting a quaint and charming small-town vibrancy set amongst the endless spawl of Toronto's bustling suburban ... read more

Nicholas Residences Making Progress at Yonge and St. Mary

Nicholas Residences, Bloor Yorkville, Urban Capital, Core Architects
April 11, 2014 10:45 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Nicholas Residences has experienced a great deal of growth since we last checked in with the project in late October 2013. At the time, construction on the 35-storey building, developed through a ... read more

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

April 11, 2014 9:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Pearson Airport can't handle severe weather; Addressing Toronto's transit deficit; CBC to cut 657 jobs and no longer compete for pro sports rights; and more news... City Councillors want OMB ... read more

Photo of the Day: Restaurant Row

Photo of the Day, Restaurant Row
April 11, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Entertainment District has become quite the busy place in recent years. While we pay a great deal of attention to the continued growth of the Entertainment District's skyline, it is the ... read more

X2 Condos Reaching to the Sky at Jarvis and Charles

X2 Condominiums, Lifetime, Great Gulf Homes, Wallman Architects, Toronto
April 10, 2014 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a while since we last checked in on the construction of X2 Condominiums, a 49-storey, Wallman Architects-designed condominium tower by Lifetime ... read more

Ceremonial First Pile Lowered into Ground at Concert's 88 Scott Site

88 Scott, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects, Toronto
April 10, 2014 1:17 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just under two weeks ago, Concert Properties' 88 Scott broke ground in dramatic fashion when a deep drilling auger chewed into the earth and kicked off the shoring and excavation stage of the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: An Office Tower is Born

Throwback Thursday, Bay Adelaide Centre
April 10, 2014 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bay Street is to Canada what Wall Street is to the United States, a catch-all term to describe not just an area but to finance in general. Like Wall Street in New York, Bay Street is home to some ... read more

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

April 10, 2014 9:44 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City may start accepting cellphone payments for parking; Transit expert has ideas to improve TTC and GO service; Rob Ford wants streetcars off Toronto streets; and more news... Toronto may start ... read more

Photo of the Day: St. Lawrence

Photo of the Day, St. Lawrence
April 10, 2014 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The St. Lawrence district is among the most sought-after urban neighbourhoods on the continent, and is home to destinations like the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts as well as the St. Lawrence ... read more

TAS Launches Kingston&Co Condominiums With Dialogue

Kingston&Co., TAS, Main and Main Developments, First Capital Realty, Teeple
April 9, 2014 7:17 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The continued housing boom has brought about tremendous change in Downtown Toronto, but suburban areas in North York, Etobicoke and Scarborough are seeing profound growth as well. In Scarborough, ... read more

Construction Progressing on 66 Isabella's 23-Storey Addition

66 Isabella, Mohican Holdings, Quadrangle Architects
April 9, 2014 5:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
An extensive facelift of a 1970s residential rental tower continues at the corner of Church and Isabella, and construction activity is starting to heat up in stride with the weather. Owned by ... read more

Monarch Launches Riva del Lago Condos in Humber Bay Shores

Riva del Lago condos, Toronto, by Graziani + Corazza Architects for Monarch
April 9, 2014 4:05 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Monarch Group is launching the second phase at their Lago on the Waterfront site in Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores area. Riva del Lago is a 14-storey condominium which will rise across ... read more

Habitat for Humanity Ribbon-Cutting at Daniels' Cinema Tower

Cinema Tower, The Daniels Corporation, Habitat for Humanity, Toronto
April 9, 2014 11:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We live in one of the world's greatest cities, but due to current market conditions, affordable and livable housing options are becoming more and more scarce. Residents like the Zhang-Min ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For April 9, 2014

April 9, 2014 7:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Housing market faces crucial spring test; Toronto slaughterhouse under creditor protection; Luminato's 2014 lineup unveiled; and more news... Canadian housing market faces crucial spring test ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Royal Alex

Royal Alexandra Theatre Entertainment District King Street Toronto Ontario
April 9, 2014 12:00 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Now that Spring has finally sprung in Toronto, photographers are coming out of hibernation and like the rain, photos are pouring in to the Forum. Today's Photo of the Day was taken by ... read more

NY2's Model Suites Show the Units' Full Potential

NY2, The Daniels Corporation, Core Architects, Bayview, Sheppard, Toronto
April 8, 2014 5:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is nearly complete and it won't be long until residents begin moving in to NY2, the final phase of The Daniels Corporation's multi-phase NY Towers community at Bayview and ... read more

One King West Announces 100th Anniversary Revitalization

One King West Hotel Residence Yonge Toronto Ontario Financial District
April 8, 2014 4:55 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Standing tall at the corner of Yonge & King is One King West Hotel & Residence, a 51-storey residential tower within the heart of Toronto's Financial District. The site served as the ... read more

King + Condos Rises to Grade at Sherbourne and King

King + Condos, King Plus Developments, TACT Architecture, Toronto
April 8, 2014 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
King Plus Development's King + Condos is showing noticeable progress at 251 King East, on the southeast corner of King and Sherbourne Streets. The 17-storey condominium, ... read more

Globe and Mail Centre Excavation Progresses Along King East

Globe And Mail Centre King East Toronto Ontario
April 8, 2014 12:25 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Toronto's historic King East neighbourhood has been receiving much attention over the past decade. Many shops, restaurants, and condominium towers have opened up, filling in the gaps and adding ... read more

Construction Progressing on Hotel X at Exhibition Place

Hotel X, The Library Hotel Collection, Exhibition Place, NORR, Brookfield
April 8, 2014 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A major redevelopment is underway on the site a former Exhibition Place surface parking lot, with the construction of Hotel X, a 27-storey hotel developed by Exhibition ... read more