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Planning Docs Reveal More Details of U of T's "PIE" Complex

PIE Complex, University of Toronto, Weiss/Manfredi, Teeple, Toronto
January 18, 2019 3:15 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Planning documents submitted to the City at the end of 2018 reveal that the University of Toronto is moving forward with plans for their new PIE Complex at the St. George Campus. Not responding to ... read more

New Brokerage Splitting Listing Fees for Buyer and Seller Savings

Justo Inc., brokerage, Toronto, real estate
January 18, 2019 3:00 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
Passing through any Toronto area neighbourhood, it’s hard to miss the smiling face of realtors on the lawns of the various homes up for sale. Some of these faces are more familiar than others ... read more

Midtown Loses Modernist Gem with Davisville School Demolition

Davisville Jr. Public School, Toronto
January 18, 2019 12:09 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Despite an outcry from preservation advocates, the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has moved forward with the redevelopment of Davisville Jr. Public School and Spectrum Alternative ... read more

Excavation Progressing at Waterfront Innovation Centre Site

Waterfront Innovation Centre, Menkes, Sweeny &Co Architects, Toronto
January 18, 2019 10:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been four months since September when Menkes Developments marked the start of construction for the Waterfront Innovation Centre in Toronto's East Bayfront ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 18, 2019

January 18, 2019 8:09 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC needs $33-billion in capital spending, forthcoming report is expected to say; TTC plans to recommend a 10-cent fare increase in its 2019 budget; Toronto ... read more

Photo of the Day: Above Yonge and Eglinton

Photo of the Day, E Condos, 2221 Yonge, Crosstown LRT, Toronto
January 18, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view from our recent tour of E Condos, the tallest building north of Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood. This shot looks down to the Yonge and Eglinton ... read more

15 Storey Rental Building Proposed at Sheppard West Station

Choice Properties REIT, Futura Condos, Wallman Architects
January 17, 2019 5:23 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Choice Properties REIT has proposed a 15-storey rental building at Sheppard West Station as a result of their acquisition of Urban Capital’s Futura Condos site in early 2018.  The George ... read more

A Look at TACT-Designed Interiors in Graywood's Scout Condos

Scout Condos, Toronto, Graywood, SMV, TACT, St. Clair
January 17, 2019 2:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just west of the construction site for Scoop Condos on St. Clair Avenue West at Old Weston Road, Graywood Developments will soon be bringing a new 12-storey, SMV ... read more

Cantilevered Floors Emerge as 16 York Rises in the South Core

16 York, Cadillac Fairview, Toronto, architectsAlliance, B+H Architects
January 17, 2019 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Historic low office vacancy rates in Downtown Toronto are fueling growth south of Union Station. While the biggest project in the area—CIBC Square—started construction with major tenants already ... read more

Throwback Thursday: CIBC Square

Throwback Thursday, CIBC Square, Toronto
January 17, 2019 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back over a year and a half for a view of the future location of a major Downtown Toronto office tower. Back in May of 2017, a large surface parking lot at ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 17, 2019

January 17, 2019 8:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx cancels Bathurst St. intersection closure amid uproar; Mississauga’s leaders long to break free of Peel Region. Experts warn they might not get what they ... read more

Photo of the Day: View from Hotel X

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Hotel X
January 17, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the top of Hotel X for a view of Toronto from high above Exhibition Place. Submitted by Forum contributor Jasonzed, this shot shows the skyline view and ... read more

E Condos: Inside Midtown Toronto's Tallest Building

E Condos, Bazis, RioCan, Metropia, Roy Varacalli, Toronto
January 16, 2019 5:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Midtown Toronto has a new marquee project proclaiming its place on the skyline. The Rosario Varacalli-designed E Condos consists of a 38-storey rental tower (known as E15) on ... read more

Amica Proposes Redevelopment of Balmoral Club Seniors Home

Amica at The Balmoral Club, Toronto, Montgomery Sisam Architects
January 16, 2019 3:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just south of Toronto's Avenue Road and St. Clair intersection, plans are in the works to redevelop an existing retirement building owned by Amica Senior Lifestyles along with ... read more

Terraced Mid-Rise Condominium Proposed in New Toronto

150 Eighth Street, Toronto, Keith Loffler McAlpine Architects
January 16, 2019 12:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
An application submitted in the final days of 2018 is seeking rezoning for a mid-rise condominium development in the New Toronto area of South Etobicoke. The plan for 150 Eighth ... read more

Mid-Rise Rental Infill Proposed on Danforth Avenue

1795 Danforth, Toronto, CS&P Architects
January 16, 2019 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
December was a busy month for Toronto's Planning department, as a wave of new development proposals were submitted in the final weeks of 2018. Among them is an application seeking rezoning and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 16, 2019

January 16, 2019 8:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Province says growth plan changes give cities more say on development — but critics fear a return to sprawl; Questions and concerns about review of Ontario’s regional ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fifth Wheel

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, South Core
January 16, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a telephoto view of Toronto's South Core area skyline. Captured by Forum contributor Jasonzed, this shot shows the new Ten York condominium tower next to sets of ... read more

New Docs Submitted for Final Phase of Allenbury Gardens

January 15, 2019 5:10 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
With all the action going on at Regent Park, the flagship Toronto Community Housing Corporation’s (TCHC) regeneration project, a similar but much smaller TCHC generation site has ... read more

Yorkville Parking Garage Coming Down to Make Way for Condos

33 Yorkville, Cresford Developments, architectsAlliance, Toronto
January 15, 2019 3:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The vertical growth of Toronto's posh Yorkville neighbourhood is showing no signs of slowing, with demolition now clearing the site of another condominium development set to add a new peak to the ... read more