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Infill Development Plans Advance at Midland and Lawrence East

1380 Midland, Toronto, Quadrangle, Arsandco
June 6, 2018 12:35 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
Surrounding the Burger King at the southwest corner of Lawrence Avenue East and Midland Avenue in Scarborough are three 70s slab-style rental apartment buildings accompanied by plenty of vacant ... read more

Excavation and Tiebacks Progressing for St. Lawrence Condos

St. Lawrence Condos, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Toronto, architectsAllliance
June 6, 2018 10:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The early stages of construction are in full swing at the site of St. Lawrence Condos by Cityzen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes. The paired ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 6, 2018

June 6, 2018 8:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto committee will review plans to redevelop massive Unilever site; Once again, the GTA is poised to play kingmaker in an Ontario election; What you can get for $2 ... read more

Photo of the Day: Harbour Street

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Harbour Street, South Core, Harbour Plaza Residences
June 6, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view over Harbour Street in Toronto's South Core area. Captured by Forum contributor wmedia, this shot faces west towards the recently completed Harbour Plaza ... read more

Yonge + Rich Reaching Ground Level in Downtown Toronto

Work on P1 at Yonge & Rich, Toronto, by architectsAlliance for Great Gulf
June 5, 2018 5:58 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A 45-storey condo tower just around the corner from Yonge and Richmond streets in Downtown Toronto is about to hit grade after about 20 months of construction work excavating the tight site and ... read more

Work Begins for 51-Storey Eight Cumberland Condo Tower

Eight Cumberland, Great Gulf, Phantom, architectsAlliance, Toronto
June 5, 2018 3:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood is becoming increasingly dense with tall condos as more buildings go up, and now activity has begun for Great Gulf and Phantom ... read more

E Condos Cantilevers Becoming Landmarks at Yonge and Eglinton

E Condos, Bazis, Metropia, RioCan, Rosario Varacalli, Toronto
June 5, 2018 2:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Now standing as the tallest building in Toronto north of Bloor-Yorkville, the 58-storey south tower at E Condos from Bazis, Metropia, and RioCan—along with its matching ... read more

Guest Column: Innovative Engineering for the Crosstown LRT

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Metrolinx, Toronto, Geosolv
June 5, 2018 11:00 am | by Guest Columnist | Comments
Today UrbanToronto presents a guest column by Neil Isenegger P.Eng. GeoSolv Design/Build Inc., Senior Design Associate. Neil is experienced in construction materials, consulting, and design/build ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 5, 2018

June 5, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Eglinton Avenue West tops list of worst roads in Toronto; Toronto cycling advocates worry bike-lane progress has stalled on Bloor St.; The need for site-specific ... read more

Photo of the Day: U of T to Yorkville

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Doors Open
June 5, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a northeast-facing view captured from the top of the McLennan Physical Labs at the University of Toronto. Shot during this year's Doors Open Toronto, this ... read more

Tribute Receives Approval for Taller Stanley Condominiums

June 4, 2018 5:05 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
On the northeast corner of Church and Carlton, across the street from the historic Maple Leaf Gardens in Downtown Toronto, work is progressing on two neighbouring condo towers. One of those two ... read more

Cladding Adding to Aragon's Enigma on the Park

Enigma on the Park, Aragon, Quadrangle, Toronto
June 4, 2018 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A striking new mid-rise development is taking shape just north of MacGregor Park in Toronto's West End, as construction progresses on Enigma on the Park by Aragon Properties. We ... read more

New Sales and Listings Decline in Latest TREB Monthly Report

TREB, market report, Toronto, real estate
June 4, 2018 3:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Home sales, new listings, and prices for Greater Toronto Area homes all declined in May, with the latest report from the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) pointing to a turbulent market. When ... read more

Two Options Proposed for Redevelopment Around Knox Church

Knox Presbyterian Church, Kearns Mancini Architects, Toronto
June 4, 2018 12:06 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
More development may be coming to Spadina Avenue in the near future, as Knox Presbyterian Church has filed an Official Plan Amendment application with the City of Toronto for the redevelopment of ... read more

New Tower Rising, Recladding Begins at Yonge Sheppard Centre

Yonge Sheppard Centre, RioCan, KingSett Capital, Quadrangle, Toronto
June 4, 2018 10:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over four decades after opening, significant renovations to the Yonge Sheppard Centre are under way in the heart of Toronto's North York City Centre. New construction plus ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 4, 2018

June 4, 2018 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Artists of all types hitting the streets for politically-engaged Luminato Festival; ‘It is disgusting,’ says councillor of city’s failure to regulate rooming ... read more

Photo of the Day: R. C. Harris Water Treatment Plant

Photo of the Day, Toronto, R. C. Harris Water Treatment Plant, Doors Open
June 4, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The R. C. Harris Water Treatment Plant at Queen and Victoria Park is often one of the hottest stops at the annual Doors Open Toronto celebration. Last weekend’s event allowed the public to access ... read more

State Building Group Advances Plans for 316 Bloor West Condo

316 Bloor West, Toronto, State Building Group, Kirkor
June 1, 2018 4:00 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
On the northwest corner of Bloor Street West and Madison Avenue is the site of 316 Bloor West. The mixed-use development will rise 29 storeys on the south edge of The Annex and will provide new ... read more

Previewing Greenland's Lakeside Residences Sales Centre

Lakeside Residences, Greenland Canada, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
June 1, 2018 2:37 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As the marketing of Lakeside Residences by Greenland Group continues, new details of are being released for the multi-tower, Hariri Pontarini Architects-designed ... read more

Mid-Rise Condo-Hotel-Retail Proposal at Bathurst and Glencairn

2788 Bathurst, Lanterra, IBI Group, MBTW Group, Toronto
June 1, 2018 12:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
An application submitted to the City of Toronto is seeking rezoning to permit a mixed-use, mid-rise development at the southwest corner of Bathurst and Glencairn. The plan from Lanterra ... read more