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Hollywood Atmosphere at Nobu Toronto Ground Breaking

Nobu Residences Toronto, Madison Group, Westdale, Teeple Architects, Toronto
June 11, 2018 3:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Nobu Residences Toronto broke ground today with an event that could easily have been mistaken for a Toronto Film Festival happening. The star-studded ground breaking was to celebrate the ... read more

Site Plan Approval Pending for in.DE Dundas E & Jarvis Condos

in.DE Condominiums, 219 Dundas East, Toronto, Menkes, Turner Fleischer
June 11, 2018 2:55 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
On the south side of Dundas Street East, between Jarvis and Sherbourne, Menkes Developments is seeking approval to construct a 21-storey predominantly residential project designed by Turner ... read more

Below Grade Forming Progressing for Daniels' Wesley Tower

Wesley Tower, Daniels Corporation, Rafael + Bigauskas Architects, Mississauga
June 11, 2018 10:47 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just west of Square One in Mississauga, construction is well underway at the site of Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre, a pair of 19 and 43-storey, Rafael + Bigauskas ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 11, 2018

June 11, 2018 8:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What does losing official party status mean in Ontario?; George Brown College develops a lakeside hothouse for budding designers; Presto to cost TTC millions more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ten York and the South Core

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, South Core, Ten York
June 11, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Tridel's Ten York Street topped out on Toronto's South Core skyline. Submitted by Forum contributor drum118, this shot shows the ... read more

PCL Wins Green Building Award for Humber River Hospital

Humber River Hospital, PCL, HDR Architects, Toronto
June 8, 2018 5:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
When Humber River Hospital (HRH) opened its doors near Keele and the 401 in 2015, the massive facility became North America’s first fully digital hospital. Designed by HDR ... read more

Infill Proposed for Glenlake Avenue Tower-in-the-Park Site

299 Glenlake Ave., Lormel Homes, Turner Fleischer Architects, Toronto
June 8, 2018 2:54 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rezoning is being sought to permit an 11-storey rental apartment building on he southwest corner of Glenlake and Pacific avenues, in the neighbourhood north of High Park in Toronto's West End. The ... read more

Dunpar Luxury Rental Rising at Prince Edward and Dundas West

571 Prince Edward condos, Dunpar, Richard Wengle, Graziani + Corazza, Toronto
June 8, 2018 11:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Roughly a year after construction began, forming is well underway on 571 Prince Edward, a luxury rental apartment development in Etobicoke. Located at the southeast corner of ... read more

YC Condos Tops Out 62 Storeys Above Yonge Street

YC Condos, Toronto, Canderel, Graziani + Corazza Architects
June 8, 2018 10:58 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Canderel Residential's YC Condos has been under way just north of Yonge and College in Downtown Toronto since late 2014, when a ground breaking ceremony kicked off ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 8, 2018

June 8, 2018 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doug Ford's next challenge is to make sense of his many nonsensical promises; Will Toronto Get More New Streetcars?; Team hunts for clues ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline at Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, sunset, Massey Tower
June 8, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today’s Photo of the Day features a sunset view of the Toronto skyline, captured from a high-rise in the Distillery District. Submitted by Forum contributor Razz, this view faces northwest, ... read more

Malibu Investments Seeks Site Plan Approval for Express Condos

Express Condominiums, Toronto, Malibu Investments, RAW Designs
June 7, 2018 5:10 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
Tippett Road, an unassuming cul-de-sac tucked away in the corner of the Allen Road and Highway 401 interchange, has seen a significant influx in developments over the past few years. Formerly ... read more

ULI Toronto Launches “Electric Cities Podcast”

ULI Toronto, Urban Land Institute, Electric Cities Podcast
June 7, 2018 2:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new podcast from the ULI (Urban Land Institute) Toronto offers insight into the minds of movers and shakers in the city building industries. Hosted by Jeremy Warson, Director of Development ... read more

Balcony Glazing Now Adding Rhythm to Monde's Exterior

Monde, Great Gulf, Moshe Safdie, Quadrangle, Toronto
June 7, 2018 12:14 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since topping out at 44 storeys over Toronto's waterfront in late 2017, the installation of exterior finishes is gradually realizing the final look of Monde ... read more

Shoring Marks Start of Construction at Mississauga Square

June 7, 2018 11:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is now officially underway at the site of Plaza's Mississauga Square. Last month, construction crews began to mobilize on the site of the 33-storey Turner Fleischer ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 90 Niagara

Throwback Thursday, 90 Niagara, Fieldgate, Giannone Petricone, Toronto
June 7, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Around the corner from King and Bathurst in Toronto's King West Village, construction is progressing on Fieldgate Urban's 90 Niagara, a 5-storey, Giannone Petricone Associates-designed ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 7, 2018

June 7, 2018 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bombardier has inside track for TTC’s next streetcar order; Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Could Leave Canada's Housing Sector on Shakier Foundation; Unilever redevelopment ... read more

Photo of the Day: Reflecting Ïce

Photo of the Day, Toronto, South Core, Ïce Condominiums
June 7, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Ïce Condominiums, a pair of architectsAlliance-designed condominium towers in Toronto's South Core area, with heights of 67 and 57 storeys. ... read more

Sustainable Design: Understanding the Toronto Green Standard

June 6, 2018 4:28 pm | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
In celebration of World Environment Day (June 5), we are looking at Toronto's approach to climate action as it pertains to development, part of a plan to reduce 1990-level greenhouse gas emissions ... read more

Cladding Nears Completion at Topped Out Smart House

Smart House condos, Urban Capital, Malibu, architectsAlliance, Toronto
June 6, 2018 2:44 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is moving into the late stages at Smart House, a 25-storey "micro-condo" development just west of Queen and University in Downtown Toronto. The architectsAlliance-designed building ... read more