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Drilling of "Mega Caissons" Imminent at Site of Mizrahi's The One

The One, Mizrahi Developments, Foster + Partners, Core Architects, Toronto
December 4, 2018 10:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction for Mizrahi Developments' The One is heating up at the southwest corner of Yonge and Bloor in the heart of Toronto. read more

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

December 4, 2018 8:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
On housing, Toronto is slow to grasp the difference between controlling change and stifling it; Metrolinx proposes GO Transit station near Woodbine Racetrack; Smaller Toronto ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline from The Spit

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
December 4, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the Toronto skyline, captured from the Leslie Street Spit. Submitted by Forum contributor Razz, this view shows the contrast of the spit's tranquil ... read more

First Glimpse at Soap Factory Building Remake in East Harbour

East Harbour, First Gulf, KPMB, Henning Larsen, Urban Strategies, Toronto
December 3, 2018 5:35 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
It has been five long months since we last reported on First Gulf's transformative East Harbour development, and the design team has since been busy advancing plans for Toronto's new 'Downtown ... read more

Underground Floors Rising at Waterworks Redevelopment

Waterworks Building redevelopment, MOD, Woodcliffe, Diamond Schmitt, Toronto
December 3, 2018 3:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over one year into construction, the former Waterworks Building is quite literally a shell of its former self as work progresses on a mixed-use redevelopment of the heritage building in ... read more

Ryerson Makes the Case for a Downtown Yonge Street Revival

Yonge and Gould, where Ryerson meets Toronto. Photo by Dominic Ali via Ryerson C
December 3, 2018 11:55 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Yonge-Dundas Square. College Park. The Eaton Centre. Then the street unfolds in theatres, soaring towers, and fine-grained 20th century retail, before reaching down to the Lake, and stretching ... read more

Topping Off November 2018: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off November 2018: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
December 3, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk is now behind us, so we are rounding up the hottest stories, projects, and Forum discussions of November 2018.  Our Top ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 3, 2018

December 3, 2018 8:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Opening relief line before Yonge subway extension ‘makes sense,’ Ontario transportation minister says; Ontario makes formal request for TTC data to determine asset’s ... read more

Photo of the Day: Towers in the Sun

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
December 3, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day shows a view of condominium towers in Downtown Toronto, submitted by Forum contributor skycandy. This view features the two-tower Harbour Plaza Residences, Ten York ... read more

UT's Growth to Watch For Returning in 2019 With Broader Scope

Growth to Watch For 2019
November 30, 2018 6:15 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
January will mark the fifth anniversary of UrbanToronto's comprehensive Growth to Watch For series of articles. Last year, we took readers on a 440.97 km winding path through the city, covering ... read more

New Renderings of The Well as Massive Dig Continues

The Well, Toronto, by RioCan REIT, Allied Properties REIT, Diamond Corp, Tridel
November 30, 2018 5:37 pm | by Craig White | Comments
You've never seen a worksite this size before in Toronto, because there's never been one. The excavation pit for The Well is now 23 metres deep across nearly the whole 3 ¼ hectare site, and work ... read more

Preview of Amenities at Graywood Developments' Scout Condos

Scout Condos, Toronto, Graywood, SMV Architects
November 30, 2018 4:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Marketing is underway for Scout Condos from Graywood Developments, a 12-storey, SMV Architects-designed condominium on St. Clair Avenue West at Old Weston Road in Toronto's ... read more

Faceted Luxury Condo Proposed Across Bloor from the ROM

210 Bloor West, Tribute Communities, Core Architects, Toronto
November 30, 2018 2:41 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
An application submitted to the City of Toronto seeks rezoning and Site Plan Approval for a new 29-storey condominium tower at 210 Bloor Street West, just across the street from the Royal ... read more

Ground Breaking Officially Kicks Off Port Lands Transformation

Waterfront Toronto, Port Lands Revitilization
November 30, 2018 12:35 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
The week, Waterfront Toronto hosted a ground breaking ceremony to celebrate the start of the Port Lands Flood Protection Project, a $1.2 billion initiative as part of a long term plan to transform ... read more

Suite Vignettes Offer Glimpse of Life at Lakeside Residences

Lakeside Residences, Greenland Canada, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
November 30, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this year, we took a first look inside of the presentation centre for Lakeside Residences, a new condominium community by Greenland Group, coming soon to Lake Shore and ... read more

CANstruction Toronto Posts Call for Entries for 2019

CANstruction
November 30, 2018 10:42 am | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
A call for entries has been posted for Toronto’s annual CANstruction competition, with architectural and engineering firms vying to make the most memorable displays at the annual charity ... read more

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

November 30, 2018 8:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto Zoo ‘maglev’ train floats closer to reality as board approves proposal; Townhouses remain a big missing piece in Toronto’s affordability ... read more

Photo of the Day: Flash of Red

Photo of the Day, Toronto, SmartHouse, Urban Capital, Malibu, architectsAlliance
November 30, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view from Toronto's Entertainment District. Captured by Forum contributor ADRM from the top of a parking garage on Adelaide Street West, this view ... read more

Sidewalk Labs Reveals Site Plan for Quayside Neighbourhood

Sidewalk Labs, Waterfront Toronto, Quayside, Hines, Google
November 29, 2018 5:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just over a year after Google parent company Alphabet confirmed the speculation and announced their planned development in Waterfront Toronto’s Quayside community, a fleshed out draft plan has ... read more

Public Art by Mariko Mori Unveiled at Sunlife Financial Tower

Infinite Energy, Sun Life Financial Tower Lobby by Menkes Developments, Toronto
November 29, 2018 4:42 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Menkes Developments recently unveiled a new public art piece in the lobby of its Sunlife Financial Tower development in Toronto's burgeoning South Core area. Infinite Energy II, a sculpture ... read more