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Previewing the Suites at Adi's The West at Stationwest

The West - Condominiums at Stationwest, Burlington, by Adi Development Group
March 7, 2017 1:34 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
West of Toronto and Mississauga's expanding skylines and high-rise construction booms, evidence of the GTHA's post-Greenbelt density is apparent throughout much of the region. While the influx of ... read more

BILD Reveals Shortlist For 2017 People's Choice Award

Aquabella, by 3XN for Tridel, Hines
March 7, 2017 11:35 am | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Toronto's Building Industry and Land Development Association, or BILD, has announced the finalists for the 6th annual People's Choice Award. read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 7, 2017

March 7, 2017 10:00 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Liberals' drive to privatize Canadian airports lifts off; Chinese home buyers turn attention away from Vancouver; Code Red: U of T planning laneway homes pilot project by next year; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Canada Life Building

Front view of the Canadian Life Building, image by Jack Landau
March 7, 2017 1:00 am | by Alexander Vu | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day presents a detail view of the Canada Life Building located at University north of Queen in Downtown Toronto. Captured by Jack Landau, this view highlights the 15-storey ... read more

Growth to Watch For 2017: Midtown—Eglinton to St. Clair

1421 Yonge, Terracap, Wallman Architects, Toronto
March 6, 2017 6:30 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
This instalment of our Growth to Watch For series heads into one of Toronto's fastest growing neighbourhoods, exploring all the development happening in Midtown. Focused around Yonge Street, ... read more

Outdoor Amenities Offer Recreation at Lindvest's 'SuperSonic'

Sonic and SuperSonic Condos, Toronto, by Lindvest, Page + Steele / IBI
March 6, 2017 6:25 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Ahead of the Crosstown LRT's expected 2021-2022 completion, a growing number of proposed developments are set to bring revitalization to the corridor. At Don Mills and Eglinton, Lindvest ... read more

architectsAlliance's Sixty Colborne Rising at King and Church

Sixty Colborne Condos, Toronto, by Freed, Carttera, architectsAlliance
March 6, 2017 4:56 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In June of 2016, Sixty Colborne Condos was just beginning to peek above grade following a year and a half of site preparation and laborious below-grade construction. By contrast, the months ... read more

Pemberton Table 38-Storey Proposal at Broadway and Redpath

85-91 Broadway, Toronto, by Graziani + Corazza for the Pemberton Group
March 6, 2017 1:42 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Northeast of Yonge & Eglinton, another high-rise tower is being planned for Toronto's Midtown hub. Building on the Pemberton Group's 2015 proposal for a 34-storey condominium tower, the ... read more

Church Demolition Paves Way for 875 Queen Street East

Development for 875 Queen East, Toronto, image by Forum contributor Jasonzed
March 6, 2017 11:45 am | by Cody Kita | Comments
Throughout the early months of 2017, demolition has gradually—and then rather suddenly—transformed the site of Harhay Developments' 875 Queen East, a seven-storey, mixed-use project in Toronto’s ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 6, 2017

March 6, 2017 10:12 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Toronto should require Airbnb permits, says report; Pity Toronto's poor, neglected streetcar riders; Buses Vs Streetcars on 501 Lake Shore Service; and more news: Toronto should require Airbnb ... read more

Photo of the Day: Humber Bay Skyline

Humber Bay Shores skyline, image by Flickr user Hồng Tiến
March 6, 2017 1:00 am | by Alexander Vu | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a dramatic long-exposure view of southern Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores skyline. Submitted to the UrbanToronto Flickr Pool by Hồng Tiến, this shot shows the ... read more

Growth to Watch For 2017: East York and Don Mills

On The Park, Condos, Graziani + Corazza, Tridel, Toronto
March 3, 2017 6:30 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
To kick off March, we bring to you the next instalment of our Growth To Watch For Series 2017, which steers north from the end of our Beaches-Leslieville-Danforth instalment. After its finish ... read more

New Commercial Market Statistics Released by TREB, CBRE

Aerial view of Toronto, image by UT Forum contributor Jasonzed
March 3, 2017 6:12 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has just released its figures for a year-by-year breakdown of commercial transactions in February 2017 compared to those of February 2016. Last month, just ... read more

Mid-Rise Office Re-cladding Nears Completion in Summerhill

1133 Yonge, Toronto, by Clifton Blake Group, Old Stonehenge, Studio JCI
March 3, 2017 5:28 pm | by Cody Kita | Comments
The reinvention of a 120,000 ft², 6-storey mixed-use commercial building in Toronto’s Summerhill neighbourhood is well underway at 1133 Yonge Street, as renovations to the building’s structure ... read more

More High-Rise, Rental Infill Planned for High Park Community

111 Pacific Avenue, Toronto, by Minto Group, Hariri Pontarini
March 3, 2017 3:26 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In recent months, Toronto's High Park North community has been subject to a dramatic influx of tower-in-the-park infill proposals, with plans to introduce high-rise density across pockets of green ... read more

Kip District: Future Phases Taking Shape as First Tower Rises

Kip District, Toronto, by Concert Properties, Quadrangle Architects
March 3, 2017 12:26 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Just past Toronto's Kipling Station, plans to create a new high-rise community are gradually advancing, with a cluster of towers set to re-shape the south side of Etobicoke's Dundas Street, west ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 3, 2017

March 3, 2017 9:57 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Pedestrian group criticizes complete streets delay; GO train expansion will boost some property values outside Toronto, study says; Metrolinx seeks another transit car maker for Toronto project; ... read more

Photo of the Day: View From Casa Loma

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Casa Loma
March 3, 2017 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a unique view of the Toronto skyline, submitted to our Flickr Pool by Kevin Cabral. Captured from a south-facing window on an upper level of the 1914-built Casa ... read more

CAMH's Queen Street Expansion Breaking Ground This Fall

Queen Street CAMH, Stantec Architecture Inc, Plenary Group, PCL Investments
March 2, 2017 6:22 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
A proponent team has been awarded a contract for the development of Toronto's CAMH Phase 1C on Toronto's West Queen West. Infrastructure Ontario and the Centre for ... read more

Toronto Urban Design Awards: Call for 2017 Entries Announced

March 2, 2017 5:36 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
This year, the biennial Toronto Urban Design Awards return, showcasing achievements in architecture, urban design, and landscape architecture. The 2017 Awards mark the event's 27th anniversary, ... read more