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89 Church Rental Tower Proposal Scaled Back in Resubmission

89 Church Street, architectsAlliance, Cityzen, Toronto
October 31, 2018 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In 2016, a plan was tabled with the City of Toronto, seeking rezoning to permit a high-rise rental tower at the southeast corner of Church and Lombard streets. The ... read more

Excavation On for Seasons & Saisons at Concord Park Place

Seasons and Saisons at Concord Park Place, IBI Group, Toronto
October 31, 2018 12:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over a decade since Concord Adex began construction on its Concord Park Place community in North York, the high-rise neighbourhood continues to grow near Bessarion Station on the ... read more

Cladding Underway as 875 Queen East Nears Final Height

875 Queen East, Harhay Developments, OFFICEArchitecture, Toronto
October 31, 2018 9:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mid-rise development is bringing new housing to Queen Street East in Toronto's Leslieville neighbourhood, with a number of medium-density developments under construction, and more on the horizon. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 31, 2018

October 31, 2018 7:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
First Eglinton Crosstown LRT vehicle to be ready in November, Bombardier says; New road safety campaign ‘Art of Distraction’ launches in Toronto; New road safety campaign ‘Art of ... read more

Photo of the Day: Wellesley Sunset

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, sunset
October 30, 2018 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to us from Forum contributor Rascacielo, who captured a sunset view from high above Wellesley Street East in Downtown Toronto. This west facing shot is centred ... read more

2018 Heritage Toronto Awards Winners Announced

October 30, 2018 4:12 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
Last night, Heritage Toronto recognized community organizations, book and short publication authors, and both private companies and public agencies for their contribution to preserving and ... read more

Sonic and SuperSonic Condos Rise into Flemingdon Park Skyline

Sonic and SuperSonic Condos, Lindvest, IBI Group, Toronto
October 30, 2018 3:14 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's been a full year and a half since we checked in on construction at Lindvest's Sonic and SuperSonic Condos, a pair of 28 and 30-storey IBI Group-designed condominium towers ... read more

Podium Taking Shape for The Vanguard on Yonge Street

The Vanguard, Devron Developments, Kirkor Architects, Thornhill
October 30, 2018 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The spine of density along Yonge Street in North York is gradually crawling north of Toronto's northern limit at Steeles Avenue. The latest project continuing this linear strip of towers ... read more

Previewing Suites of Tridel’s Evermore at West Village

Evermore at West Village, Tridel, Toronto
October 30, 2018 9:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tridel has has released more details about Evermore at West Village, the third phase in its multi-tower community at 427 and Eva Road in Etobicoke. The ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 30, 2018

October 30, 2018 7:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Lawrence Heights revitalization aims to weave the community back into the city; Ford addresses funding cut for post-secondary campuses; Historical ‘Loblaw’ house for sale in ... read more

Photo of the Day: Lit Up Livmore

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Livmore, Vertica, GWL, IBI Group
October 29, 2018 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a morning view of The Livmore, a new rental tower at Toronto's Bay and Gerrard intersection. Submitted by Forum contributor Benito, this shot reveals the ... read more

U of T Proposes New 'Architectural Landmark' Planetarium

Image from http://www.astro.utoronto.ca/about/newtorontoplanetarium/
October 29, 2018 2:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto's Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics is in the early planning stages for a new Astronomy Building, likely to be built on the northwest corner of St. George and ... read more

Excavation Begins for Lifetime's Panda Condominiums

Panda Condominiums, Lifetime Developments, Turner Fleischer, Toronto
October 29, 2018 1:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just around the corner from Yonge-Dundas Square in Downtown Toronto, after roughly two months of shoring activity on the footprint of the former 'World's Biggest Bookstore', excavation is underway ... read more

Track Projects Through the Planning Process with UrbanToronto's New Development Insider

New Development Insider, UrbanToronto
October 29, 2018 11:12 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Every crane dotting Toronto's ever-expanding skyline represents a development that has successfully navigated a complex system of planning approvals. Proposals are judged against layers of ... read more

Second Tower Launching at Greenland’s Lakeside Residences

Lakeside Residences, Greenland Canada, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
October 29, 2018 9:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following on the successful sales of the 49-storey east tower at Greenland Group's Lakeside Residences, a second tower is launching for the Hariri Pontarini Architects-designed ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 29, 2018

October 29, 2018 7:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Every night, an army of workers descends on the subway lines. It’s dangerous work that’s claimed 3 lives since 2007; New Toronto courthouse will increase risk of gang ... read more

Photo of the Day: Midtown Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Midtown, skyline
October 28, 2018 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a skyline view of Midtown Toronto, captured from the south by Forum contributor skycandy. This shot shows the topped-out E Condos development's impact on the ... read more

Lakeview Village Masterplan Revealed for Mississauga Site

Lakeview Square, Lakeview Community Partners Ltd.
October 26, 2018 4:00 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
As redevelopment has remade "easier" sites across central Toronto over the past decade, mega-proposals for more ambitious transformations of brownfield sites have popped up, especially conversions ... read more

Four Towers Proposed at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Site

Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, Block 3, Quadreal, IBI Group
October 26, 2018 1:56 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The new TTC subway terminus at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (VMC) is fostering a wave of development proposals in the nascent Downtown for the suburban city to the northwest of Toronto. Among the ... read more

A Closer Look at Amenity Spaces Offered at The Keeley

The Keeley, TAS, Teeple Architects, Toronto
October 26, 2018 11:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Marketing of TAS and Fiera Properties' The Keeley continues to roll out new details about the 12-storey, Teeple Architects-designed development coming to ... read more