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1 Yorkville Showing Off Textured Exterior as Tower Rises

1 Yorkville, Bazis, Plaza, Roy Varacalli, Toronto
September 19, 2018 3:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Progress continues at 1 Yorkville on Yonge just north of Bloor in the heart of Toronto. We last checked in on the 58-storey, Roy Varacalli-designed condominium ... read more

Work Started at Stafford and Greybrook's Avenue & Park

Avenue & Park, Stafford Homes, Greybrook, IBI Group, Toronto
September 19, 2018 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The early 2018 demolition of a former Toronto Beer Store location just north of Avenue Road and Lawrence was the first sign of activity on Avenue & Park condos by Stafford ... read more

Rezoning Application Updated for 15 Martha Eaton Way

15 Martha Eaton Way, First Gulf, Turner Fleischer, Toronto
September 19, 2018 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A planning application for a tower-in-the-park infill proposal in Toronto's Weston area seeks approval to build in the green space next to a 1970s-built 23-storey apartment tower just to the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 19, 2018

September 19, 2018 8:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ford government will not exploit override clause if stay is granted, provincial lawyer says; Step into a Toronto reclaimed by nature in Indigenous artist’s highly realistic virtual ... read more

Photo of the Day: Toronto Take-Off

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
September 19, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto captured from the window of a flight taking off from Billy Bishop Airport. Submitted by Forum contributor ProjectEnd, this shot is centred ... read more

New Rezoning Application Submitted for 'Cumberland Square'

A closer view looking into Cumberland Square from the northeast, Toronto
September 18, 2018 5:45 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto developer and property manager KingSett Capital has submitted a rezoning application for 2 Bloor Street West through a limited partnership called Bloor CT Acquisition LP jointly held ... read more

Guest Column: What About Construction “Extras”?

Guest Column: What About Construction “Extras”?
September 18, 2018 2:00 pm | by Guest Columnist | Comments
Today we present a guest post from Mark Tigchelaar P.Eng., president and founder of GeoSolv Design/ Build Inc. Mark is passionate about both geoscience and the ... read more

Infill Townhomes for Brentwood Towers Granted LPAT Approval

Aerial view looking to 17-25 Lascelles Boulevard, Toronto, image via Google Maps
September 18, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A group of residential rental towers southwest of Davisville subway station in Midtown Toronto will soon be built out with more density following approval of a plan for new townhomes to replace ... read more

Crane Removed from Ryerson's Daphne Cockwell Complex

Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex, Ryerson, Perkins + Will, Toronto
September 18, 2018 10:56 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of the latest addition to Ryerson University's Downtown Toronto campus reached an important milestone this week just north of Dundas Street on Church with the removal of the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 18, 2018

September 18, 2018 8:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Regent Park programs left in lurch as community centre used to shelter displaced residents; TTC CEO rejects claim that uploading Toronto’s subway would be ... read more

Photo of the Day: Harbour View

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
September 18, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a skyline view of Toronto captured from Centre Island. Submitted by Forum contributor GabrielHurl, this shot faces north at sunset, showing the King Blue Condos ... read more

Second Tower Crane Erected for DuEast in Regent Park

Daniels DuEast, The Daniels Corp, Toronto, Regent Park, Core Architects
September 17, 2018 5:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We last checked in on construction of The Daniels Corporation's DuEast Condominiums back in July, when the first tower crane was erected for the Core Architects-designed ... read more

Excavation Advancing Metropia and Diamond Corp's AYC Condos

AYC Condos, Metropia, Diamond Corp, TACT Architecture, Toronto
September 17, 2018 3:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Excavation is now in full swing in Toronto's "Av & Dav" area at the site of Metropia and Diamond Corp's AYC Condos, where a 27-storey tower and two blocks of 3-storey ... read more

Timber Construction Progressing for 80 Atlantic Office Building

80 Atlantic Avenue, Hullmark, Quadrangle, Toronto
September 17, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Of the various office developments under construction in Toronto, some receive attention for their height, some for their density, and others for their flashy glazed exteriors. In the Liberty ... read more

Excavation Prepping Site of Tricon's 57 Spadina

57 Spadina, Tricon, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Toronto
September 17, 2018 10:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Among the latest in a wave of purpose-built rental residential buildings popping up around Toronto, excavation of the ground for Tricon's 57 Spadina Avenue is underway. Shoring ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 17, 2018

September 17, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tory suggests he wants Queen’s Park to pass Bill 31 as soon as possible; Taking over TTC subway would be ‘quite straightforward,’ says Metrolinx CEO; Candidates learning to ... read more

Photo of the Day: South Core from the CN Tower

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, South Core, CN Tower
September 17, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a southeast-facing view over Toronto's South Core neighbourhood, captured from the CN Tower. Submitted by Forum contributor indiglonavin, this shot shows the ... read more

Unzipped Exhibition Opens in Serpentine Pavilion on King West

BIG's 2016 Serpentine Pavilion, erected in a Toronto King West parking lot
September 14, 2018 6:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The 2016 Serpentine Pavilion, originally designed for Kensington Gardens in London by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), has been re-erected on King Street West in Toronto—full height, which it was ... read more

Eglinton Crosstown Station Shoring Advances to Next Phase

Crosstown LRT, Eglinton Station, Metrolinx, Toronto
September 14, 2018 2:14 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Chaotic conditions for pedestrians and motorists will remain at Yonge and Eglinton in Midtown Toronto, where complex and carefully-coordinated construction is preparing the intersection for ... read more

Lighthouse Towers Begin Ascent at Daniels Waterfront Site

Daniels Waterfront, Lighthouse Tower East and West, Giannone Petricone, Toronto
September 14, 2018 12:07 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The second phase of Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts development is well underway at Queens Quay and Lower Jarvis in Toronto's East Bayfront area. Occupancy has begun for the ... read more