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Google's Sister Company Sidewalk Labs to Develop 'Quayside'

Sidewalk's Mixed-Use Vision for the Quayside area, Sidewalk Toronto
October 17, 2017 5:48 pm | by Craig White | Comments
All the recent speculation has been confirmed, Alphabet's city-building arm Sidewalk Labs, a sister company to Google, will be designing Toronto's Quayside neighbourhood in conjunction with ... read more

MOD's Massey Tower Now Rising Into Toronto Skyline Views

Massey Tower, MOD Developments, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
October 17, 2017 1:14 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On Yonge Street just north of Queen in the heart of Downtown Toronto, MOD Developments Inc's Massey Tower continues to capture the attention of passersby as the ... read more

561 Sherbourne's At-Grade Components Begin to Take Shape

561 Sherbourne, St. James Town, Medallion Corporation, Page + Steele / IBI Group
October 17, 2017 10:54 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Medallion Corp's 561 Sherbourne project, a 43-storey Page + Steele/IBI Group Architects-designed purpose-built rental tower, is helping to modernize Toronto's St. ... read more

Revised Plans for Parkdale Mid-Rise Condo Submitted to City

57 Brock Avenue, Block Developments, RAW Design, Toronto
October 17, 2017 9:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Block Developments' plans for a condominium development at 57 Brock Avenue have been evolving since the project was initially proposed last summer. Following the City’s failure to come ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 17, 2017

October 17, 2017 7:29 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto should adopt more cargo biking, report says; Don’t sell the Hearn; Yonge Street will become more pedestrian-friendly — whether or not drivers like it; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: After the Storm

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
October 16, 2017 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A cold front sweeping through Toronto this past Sunday brought torrential downpours and tropical storm-force winds to the city. Once the storm had passed, Forum contributor skycandy captured a ... read more

543-553 Richmond Street West Seeking Site Plan Approval

543-553 Richmond Street West, Pemberton, Quadrangle, Toronto
October 16, 2017 3:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Plans are now being finalized for a condominium development at 543-553 Richmond Street West in Toronto's King West neighbourhood, set to replace a two-storey office building and a commercial ... read more

Toronto 2022: A Skyline Transformed

Toronto, skyline, 2022, future tallest buildings
October 16, 2017 1:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In just a few short years, Toronto has undergone some dramatic changes with several new sky-scraping developments combining to alter the way we view our skyline. The skyline of the future has been ... read more

14-Storey Condo Proposed on Yonge Near York Mills Station

4155 Yonge Street, Toronto, Greencity Development Group, Quadrangle
October 16, 2017 10:49 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new development proposal is seeking permission for new residential density on the stretch of Yonge Street between York Mills Road and Highway 401 in North York, where Yonge climbs out of Hoggs ... read more

Pinnacle One Yonge Models and Diagrams Show More Detail

Pinnacle One Yonge, Toronto, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Pinnacle International
October 16, 2017 10:05 am | by Craig White | Comments
At last week's joint meeting of the Design Review Panels of the City of Toronto and of Waterfront Toronto, renderings were not the only depictions of the Hariri Pontarini ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 16, 2017

October 16, 2017 7:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto can find inspiration for its public spaces from these cities; Toronto highrise tenants will soon know if they’re ‘living in a fire trap’; Cookie baron’s ... read more

Photo of the Day: Crown Jewel

Photo of the Day, Toronto, South Core, Harbour Plaza, CN Tower
October 15, 2017 11:00 pm | by Caleb Cho | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day shows a view of Toronto captured from the east tower of Harbour Plaza Residences. Submitted to our Flickr Pool by Dustin William, this shot shows the illuminated crown of ... read more

Choice Properties Open Dundas West Development 'Idea Centre'

October 13, 2017 8:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Dundas and Bloor is a bustling West End Toronto intersection, but it feels like that's the case despite what all is around it: right now, everything feels wrong. To the northeast there's The ... read more

Design Review Panel Sees Updated Pinnacle One Yonge Plans

October 13, 2017 4:07 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The design for phases 2 and 3 of Pinnacle One Yonge appeared before a joint meeting of the City of Toronto's Design Review Panel and Waterfront Toronto's Design Review Panel yesterday at Toronto ... read more

Glazing Installation Begins Over Union Station Front Street Moat

Union Station Revitalization, Toronto, Front Street moat
October 13, 2017 2:53 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the few weeks since we last checked in on construction for Union Station's massive multi-year revitalization, progress has been made on what will be among the project's most visible elements to ... read more

Toronto Receives Over $30 Million in PTIF Transit Funding

Rendering of the proposed land bridge over Lake Shore Blvd
October 13, 2017 1:19 pm | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
Today the Federal Government announced that it has approved $30,549,000 in PTIF funding (Public Transit Infrastructure Fund) for projects within the City of Toronto. PTIF was created by the ... read more

Tridel Seeks Site Plan Approval for Third Tower at West Village

10 Eva Road, West Village, Tridel, Kirkor Architects, Toronto
October 13, 2017 11:14 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The 27- and 30-storey first phase towers of Tridel's West Village Etobicoke development on Eva Road in Etobicoke have been finished for a couple of years, and now plans are advancing for the ... read more

The Well: Diamond Corp Sells Interest as Construction Heats Up

The Well, Allied, RioCan, Tridel, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
October 13, 2017 9:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction activity is heating up for one of the most transformative mixed-use redevelopments in recent Downtown Toronto history. Since we last covered work on the Front and Spadina site of The ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 13, 2017

October 13, 2017 7:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Province’s waterfront Hearn site subject of sales talks; Momentum building for 'Union Station West', a new transit hub at Pearson; Bombardier will miss target this year ... read more

Photo of the Day: Division

Photo of the Day, Toronto, University and College, Ontario Power Generation
October 12, 2017 11:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view from the Ontario Power Generation building at Toronto's University and College intersection. Submitted to our Flickr Pool by Jonathan Castellino, this view ... read more