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Photo of the Day: Broadview Hotel

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Broadview Hotel
July 28, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's newest boutique hotel has opened its doors. Streetcar Developments and Dream Unlimited's Broadview Hotel has restored an 1891-built structure at Queen and ... read more

Massive Tower Complex in the Works for Scarborough Centre

120 Grangeway Avenue, Goldman Group, Richmond Architects, Toronto
July 27, 2017 5:42 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Continuing our coverage of last week's Design Review Panel (DRP) that focused on the future of Scarborough Centre, a pre-application presentation was held for a significant condo development at ... read more

Shoring and Site Prep Underway for CIBC Square on Bay Street

CIBC Square, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Hines, WilkinsonEyre Architects
July 27, 2017 5:27 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the time since a ceremonial groundbreaking was held to commemorate the start of construction on Ivanhoé Cambridge and Hines' CIBC Square just over a month ago, ... read more

Sales Centre Relocated, Construction Comes Soon for The Davies

The Davies, Brandy Lane Homes, SMV Architects, Toronto
July 27, 2017 3:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is just around the corner for Brandy Lane Homes' The Davies, a boutique condominium development coming to Avenue Road north of Dupont, in Midtown Toronto. The ... read more

Demolition Clearing Site for The Well at Front and Spadina

The Well, HPA, AAA, BDP Architects, aA, Diamond Corp, Allied, RioCan, Toronto
July 27, 2017 1:00 pm | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
On the west side of Downtown Toronto and the northwest corner of Front and Spadina, demolition work is making way for The Well, the much-anticipated master-planned, mixed-use community that will ... read more

Construction Underway at Alterra's 36-Storey 159SW Tower

159SW, Toronto, by Alterra Group of Companies, Richmond Architects, Quadrangle
July 27, 2017 10:55 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
At the southwest corner of Sherbourne and Wellesley in Downtown Toronto, a former gas station and donut shop is now a construction site. Developed by the Alterra Group of Companies, the 36-storey ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Pears on the Avenue

Throwback Thursday, Pears on the Avenue, Toronto
July 27, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
For many years, the southwest corner of Avenue Road and Pears, just north of Davenport, was home to a luxury auto dealership. In early 2010, work began on converting the former Downtown Fine Cars ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 27, 2017

July 27, 2017 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto Islands set to reopen after severe spring flooding; Home-price downturn? Not in these neighbourhoods; Toronto's oldest ferry set to launch again; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Honeydale Mall

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Etobicoke, Honeydale Mall, abandoned
July 27, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of Etobicoke's Honeydale Mall, a shuttered retail establishment at 5555 Dundas Street West. Captured by drone and submitted by Forum ... read more

'The Blue Snake': First Look at the Upcoming Scarborough Centre Subway Station

Scarborough Centre Subway Station, Toronto, AECOM, Infrastructure Ontario
July 26, 2017 4:45 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
It was all Scarborough Centre at last week's Design Review Panel (DRP) session, as three major projects were presented that will drastically transform the suburban centre on the east side of ... read more

Excavation Prepping Midtown Site of Shiplake's Lillian Park

Lillian Park, Shiplake Management, Rafael + Bigauskas Architects, Toronto
July 26, 2017 4:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton area is bursting at the seams with new development, as property owners scramble to maximize residentially-zoned land with added density, some of it on properties which ... read more

2017 NXT City Prize Seeks Four Winning Public Realm Ideas

Mackenzie Keast and Justin Leclair of NXT City, last week at the Gladstone Hotel
July 26, 2017 2:55 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Justin Leclair, Co-Founder and Director of Research and Strategy. My official title is Co-Founder and Director of Business Development read more

Iconic Sam the Record Man Sign Lights up Yonge-Dundas this Fall

The sign above Yonge-Dundas Square, image via City of Toronto
July 26, 2017 1:15 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Just over three years after a relocation of the flashy Yonge Street icon was announced, the Sam the Record Man sign is set to return to Downtown Toronto this Fall, when it will be installed on ... read more

58 Atlantic Office Proposal in Liberty Village Revised

58 Atlantic, Sweeny &Co Architects Inc, The Fueling Station, Toronto
July 26, 2017 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Plans for a new office development in Toronto’s Liberty Village area continue to develop, as a rezoning application has been resubmitted by The Fueling Station for a former industrial ... read more

Infill Rentals Proposed at Dufferin Street Tower-in-the-Park Site

3000 Dufferin Street, Pinedale Properties, IBI Group, Toronto
July 26, 2017 11:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another new development proposal is adding to the growing list of proposed and active infill projects for Tower-in-the-Park apartment sites across Toronto. The latest was submitted to the City ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 26, 2017

July 26, 2017 8:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
St. Lawrence North Market construction on hold for archeological dig; Fight for wetland protection stalls large Niagara Falls development; New protections for Ontario ... read more

Photo of the Day: Into the City

Photo of the Day, Toronto, train, transit
July 26, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a moody night view captured from Strachan Avenue over the rail corridor. Submitted to our Flickr Pool by lejano (Fernando A), this long exposure view ... read more

Undulating 52-Storey RAW Design Tower for Church and Dundas

July 25, 2017 5:28 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Designed by RAW for the Pemberton Group, the residential tower at the southeast corner of Dundas and Church will feature a retail space at street level. That much has been true since late 2014, ... read more

Scarborough Life-Lease Residential Tower Proposal Evolves

Trinity Ravine Towers, Global Kingdom Ministries, Reinders + Rieder Ltd., Toront
July 25, 2017 5:14 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
The site plan application for a faith-related development in Scarborough by Global Kingdom Ministries has been resubmitted for Trinity Ravine Towers - a life lease development consisting ... read more

88 Queen: Revised Concept Tabled for Landmark Development

88 Queen Street, Toronto, by St. Thomas Developments, Page + Steele / IBI Group
July 25, 2017 3:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Just four blocks east of Yonge, the massive full-block parking lot that stretches all the way from Queen to Shuter is gradually making way for redevelopment. With the north end of the Downtown ... read more