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Photo of the Day: GTA Skylines

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Mississauga, sunrise
April 22, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a sunrise view of the Greater Toronto Area. Captured by drone and submitted by Forum contributor Jasonzed, this early morning shot shows the Mississauga and ... read more

Revised Phase one of Wynford Green Reviewed by Toronto's DRP

Wynford Green, Block 12, Aspen Ridge Homes, Core Architects, Toronto
April 18, 2019 4:16 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
It has been over a year since we last covered the massive Wynford Green master plan proposed for the intersection of Don Mills and Eglinton on the current Celestica site, and much has transpired ... read more

Work Progresses as Office Tenant Announced at Sugar Wharf

Sugar Wharf Condos, Menkes Developments, architectsAlliance, Toronto
April 18, 2019 2:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work is progressing at Menkes Developments' 4.6 million square foot mixed-use Sugar Wharf community on Toronto’s waterfront east of Yonge Street. At the east end of the site, cranes are ... read more

City Council Has 61 Questions About Ontario's Transit Plans

Photo of Toronto Mayor John Tory at a podium in the TTC's Bloor-Yonge station
April 18, 2019 12:10 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Was it only two weeks ago that week Urban Toronto reported that City of Toronto staff were prioritizing Toronto transit projects to receive Government of Canada funding? We told you then that the ... read more

Throwback Thursday: View South from the Top

Throwback Thursday, Toronto skyline, Manulife Centre
April 18, 2019 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back nearly four years for a view of the Toronto skyline from the The One Eighty, a bar on the 51st floor of the Manulife Centre's south tower. Back in June ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 18, 2019

April 18, 2019 8:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s Dufferin Galleria: The ‘mall that time forgot’ gets its moment in the spotlight; Toronto has the world’s 12th most expensive housing market, report says; Toronto City ... read more

Photo of the Day: King Portland Centre View

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, King Portland Centre
April 18, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view from inside of the newly-opened King Portland Centre in Toronto's King West area. Captured by Forum contributor ehlow, this shot highlights ... read more

Galleria Mall: Design Review Panel Gets First Look at 'Block 5'

Galleria Mall, Block 5, Core Architects, Freed Developments, ELAD, Toronto
April 17, 2019 4:45 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
The wheels are now in motion for the redevelopment of Galleria Mall at Dufferin and Dupont streets in Toronto's West End, as a Site Plan Approval application has been submitted to the ... read more

Revised Plans Submitted for U of T's Academic Wood Tower

University of Toronto, Academic Wood Tower, MJMA, Patkau
April 17, 2019 3:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just over a year ago, the University of Toronto announced plans to build a new timber-framed tower above the north end of the Goldring Centre for High Performance ... read more

Plaza's 170 Spadina Condo Moving Toward Construction

170 Spadina condos, Toronto, Plaza, Quadrangle
April 17, 2019 1:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
An application to the City of Toronto seeks Site Plan Approval for a mid-rise condominium development on Spadina north of Queen that has been gradually evolving since 2011. Now planned as a ... read more

13-Storey Rental Proposal at 3775 Dundas West Redesigned

3775 Dundas West, TAS, SvN, Toronto
April 17, 2019 11:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
An application submitted to the City of Toronto seeks Site Plan Approval (SPA) for the a new design for a residential development on Dundas west of Scarlett Road in Lambton. First proposed 7 years ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 17, 2019

April 17, 2019 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto has 61 questions about province’s transit plans; Canadian Civil Liberties Association files lawsuit over Sidewalk Labs project in Toronto; ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline from Polson Pier

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
April 17, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Polson Pier in Toronto's Port Lands for a view of the changing Downtown skyline. Captured by Forum contributor Rascacielo, this shot shows the growing impact ... read more

Galleria Mall: New Community Centre and Park Detailed at DRP

Galleria Mall, Public Work, Perkins+Will, Freed, ELAD, Toronto, Wallace Emerson
April 16, 2019 3:37 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
At a marathon session last week, Toronto's Design Review Panel got their first glimpse at Phase One of the Galleria Mall Redevelopment, and Panel members were more than pleased with what they saw. ... read more

Art Shoppe Condos Rising Tall Above Yonge in Midtown

Art Shoppe Condos, Freed, Capital Developments, architectsAlliance, Toronto
April 16, 2019 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
High-rise towers extend in all four cardinal directions from Midtown Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton intersection, forming a cross of density hugging the major thoroughfares. On the south ... read more

Construction on the Horizon for Benvenuto's 293 The Kingsway

293 The Kingsway, Benvenuto Group, Quadrangle, Toronto
April 16, 2019 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The first phase in a new block of mid-rise condominium buildings is gearing up for construction near Royal York and Dundas in Etobicoke, with the Benvenuto Group announcing the imminent ... read more

Mirvish Village Development Progressing at Bathurst and Bloor

Mirvish Village, Westbank, Henriquez Partners, Honest Ed's, Toronto
April 16, 2019 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
14 months since the last of Toronto's iconic Honest Ed's store was taken down at Bathurst and Bloor, work is full steam ahead on Westbank Corp’s five-tower Mirvish ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 16, 2019

April 16, 2019 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the Don and under Fort York — where experts say building the Ontario Line could get tricky; Partially collapsed east-end house to be demolished after city ... read more

Photo of the Day: Above Allan Gardens

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
April 16, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto captured from above Allan Gardens. Submitted by Forum contributor skycandy, the shot shows the rising Dundas Square Gardens development at ... read more

Integrated Design Replaces Two Eglinton & Duplex Proposals

50, 60, 90 Eglinton West, Madison Group, Turner Fleischer Architects, Toronto
April 15, 2019 5:15 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Two previous development plans for the north side of Eglinton on the block west of Duplex Avenue in the heart of Midtown Toronto have been replaced by a consolidated application for rezoning and ... read more