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Revised Proposal Submitted for 219 Dundas East

219 Dundas Street East, Toronto, Menkes, Turner Fleischer Architects
July 18, 2017 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last April, a plan from Menkes Developments was submitted to the City, seeking a 29-storey condominium development for 219 Dundas Street East, between Jarvis and Sherbourne Streets. ... read more

The Bentway: Construction Begins on New Park Under Gardiner

Crews excavating to install the future skating trail, Waterfront Toronto
July 18, 2017 10:30 am | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
Over 18 months since the ambitious and innovative Downtown Toronto linear park was announced, work continues at The Bentway, formerly known as Project: Under Gardiner. Stretching 1.75 ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 18, 2017

July 18, 2017 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Etobicoke's Albion Library embraces changing urban landscape; Why Are So Many of Us Rejoicing in a Rooming House Becoming a Condo?; Toronto hotel dumps Trump’s name; and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Lamport Stadium

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Lamport Stadium
July 18, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Opened in 1975, Allan A. Lamport Stadium has served as the home field for a number of minor league and semi-professional sports teams over the years, most recently becoming the home of the ... read more

Studio JCI Design Could Replace College Street Car Dealership

871 College Street, Toronto, by Clifton Blake Group, Studio JCI
July 17, 2017 4:15 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On the south side of College Street, the long-standing Azores Auto Group car dealership could be making way for a new development by the Clifton Blake Group. Submitted to the City of Toronto on ... read more

Four-Storey Condo Proposed for Keele Street in The Junction

406 Keele Street, Block Developments, RAW Design, Toronto
July 17, 2017 3:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As one of Toronto's hippest neighbourhoods, The Junction has become home to and a wave of residential developments, all of which aim to capitalize on the trendy cultural node's growing land ... read more

First Phase of Concert's Kip District Rises, Phase 2 Coming Soon

The Kip District Condos, Concert Properties, Toronto, Page + Steele / IBI Group
July 17, 2017 1:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A little over one year since Concert Properties conducted a ceremonial ground breaking at the Etobicoke site of their Kip District project, the master-planned community's first ... read more

Liberty Village: Near-Identical Towers Planned at Strachan

19 Western Battery Road by IBI Group for CanAlfa Group, Toronto
July 17, 2017 11:45 am | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
The days seem numbered for the vacant lots framing the terminus of East Liberty Street, just West of Strachan Avenue. At the eastern gateway into Liberty Village, rezoning is already approved ... read more

Introducing Daniels' DuEast Condos in Regent Park

Daniels DuEast, Toronto, Regent Park, Core Architects, Daniels Corporation
July 17, 2017 10:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Regent Park community has been undergoing a major multi-phased redevelopment for a dozen years now, and work has recently begun to shift towards the development's third phase. Joining ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017 8:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What’s behind the growth at Toronto’s hottest intersection; Hamilton is not trying to copy Toronto with its very similar city hall sign; How much have foreign buyers ... read more

Photo of the Day: CampusOne Student Residence

Photo of the Day, Toronto, CampusOne Student Residence
July 17, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a detail view of the unfinished exterior at Knightstone Capital Management's CampusOne Student Residence, under construction on College Street, just ... read more

Timelapse Captures Eye-Catching Eaton Centre Bridge Installation

July 14, 2017 5:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On Saturday, July 8th, the Queen Street crowds were suddenly met with the installation of a dramatic new architectural presence in the heart of Downtown Toronto. That morning, the skybridge was ... read more

Cladding Installation Nears Completion at St. Michael's Hospital

Peter Gilgan Patient Care Tower nearing completion, image by Stefan Novakovic
July 14, 2017 3:20 pm | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
Work on the new Peter Gilgan Patient Care Tower is nearing completion in Downtown Toronto, bringing a substantial addition to the St. Micheal's Hospital. Designed by NORR and Diamond Schmitt ... read more

UTM: Perkins + Will Design Taking Shape on Mississauga Campus

North Building Reconstruction, Mississauga, University of Toronto, Perkins+Will
July 14, 2017 2:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Now rising to its full six-storey height, the second phase of the reconstructed 'North Building' at the University of Toronto's Mississauga campus has become a highly prominent part of the built ... read more

Tower Floors Rising at Beacon Condos at North York Centre

Beacon Condos, Sorbara Group, Wallman Architects, Rafael + Bigauskas, Toronto
July 14, 2017 12:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since starting construction in late 2015, Sorbara Group's Beacon Condos has been transformed from a block of low-rise retail into a lively work site. Designed by Wallman ... read more

Flythrough Video Highlights LJM's Tower Residences in Grimsby

Tower Residences at Waterview, LJM Developments, Icon Architects, Grimsby
July 14, 2017 11:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With a first phase practically complete, sales are well underway for Tower Residences at Waterview, the third phase of LJM Developments' Waterview Condominiums community in Grimsby. ... read more

Site Plan Filed for Crown Communities' Clanton Park Towns

Clanton Park Towns, SRN Architects, Crown Communities, Toronto
July 14, 2017 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last September, developer Crown Communities submitted plans with the City of Toronto, seeking rezoning for a five-storey building containing 51 stacked townhomes on a block of Sheppard ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 14, 2017

July 14, 2017 8:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Chicago artists to paint Roncesvalles footbridge - with primary colours; This heritage building on Queen Street is shedding its skin; St. Clair next Toronto transit route to ... read more

Photo of the Day: Esplanade Colonnade

Photo of the Day, Toronto, 25 The Esplanade, colonnade
July 14, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a long exposure view of The Esplanade in Downtown Toronto. Submitted to our Flickr Pool by lejano (Fernando A ), this shot shows streaks of light from ... read more

Kingsway by the River Phase 2 Advances in Site Plan Application

Kingsway by the River, Wallman Architects for Urban Capital/Northam Realty
July 13, 2017 5:20 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
With an Official Plan Amendment (OPA) and rezoning application first submitted to Toronto's Planning Department in 2014, plans for the redevelopment of a commercial site at 4210 Dundas St ... read more