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The Well: Updated Drawings Reveal Further Design Refinements

The Well, RioCan, Allied, Tridel, Adamson, HPA, aA, Wallman, Toronto, BDP
January 12, 2018 4:45 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Recently appearing on both our Top 10 of 2017 lists for most popular Database files and Forum threads, The Well is clearly one of the most highly-anticipated developments in Toronto, and ... read more

EllisDon and Renzo Piano Team Selected for New Courthouse

EllisDon, Renzo Piano, Ontario Court of Justice, Toronto
January 12, 2018 4:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rumours circulated in late 2017 that the team led by contractor EllisDon and world-renowned architectural firm Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW) had been selected to design the new Ontario ... read more

Condo, Retail Complex With New LCBO HQs Dubbed Sugar Wharf

100 Queens Quay at Sugar Wharf, LCBO Tower, Menkes, B+H Architects, Toronto
January 12, 2018 11:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month we reported on the start of construction for the new LCBO Headquarters office tower on Queens Quay East, marking the first step in redeveloping the 11.5-acre LCBO lands in ... read more

LJM’s Tower Residences at Waterview Approved by OMB

Waterview Condominiums, Tower Residences, LJM, ICON Architects, Grimsby
January 12, 2018 10:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A late 2017 OMB hearing has resolved a dispute between LJM Developments and a neighbour of their proposed Tower Residences at Waterview project in Grimsby, resulting in the approval of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 12, 2018

January 12, 2018 8:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's King streetcar sees ‘spectacular’ rise in ridership; Sam the Record Man sign shines again in Toronto; As stores around Honest Ed’s sell and shut their doors, ... read more

Photo of the Day: Urban Density

Photo of the Day, Toronto, density, city, construction
January 12, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a southeast facing view of Toronto, captured from a high-rise condominium unit on Balmuto Street, just south of Bloor. read more

'Tower-in-the-Park' Infill Proposed for 15 Martha Eaton Way

15 Martha Eaton Way designed by Turner Fleischer Architects, Toronto
January 11, 2018 5:05 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
A 'Tower-in-the-Park' infill proposal has been submitted to the City of Toronto for 15 Martha Eaton Way, a private street leading off of Trethewey Drive in the area north of Eglinton and Black ... read more

Tower Community Proposed Near Scarborough City Centre

670 Progress Avenue, Toronto, image via TACT Architects and Fieldgate Homes
January 11, 2018 12:04 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Rezoning is being sought for 670 through 690 Progress Avenue, to the east of Consilium Place and the Scarborough Town Centre. The application, submitted to the City of Toronto in December 2017, ... read more

Lakefilling Marks First Step for Port Lands Transformation

Cherry Street Stormwater Lakefilling, Port Lands, Essroc Quay, Toronto
January 11, 2018 10:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A 2016 announcement of $65 million in infrastructure funding from the provincial and federal governments for Waterfront Toronto's Cherry Street Stormwater and Lakefilling project marked ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Adelaide and Princess Revisited

Throwback Thursday, Adelaide and Princess, Ivory, Axiom, Toronto
January 11, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Back in November 2014, we ran a Throwback Thursday feature covering Toronto's Adelaide Street at Princess, just east of Sherbourne. In the over three years since this comparison was captured, the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 11, 2018

January 11, 2018 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two senior executives gone from Metrolinx; Google's Sidewalk Labs wants to make Toronto ‘the first truly 21st-century city,’ CEO says; Some Scarborough residents tell city ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yonge Street Canyon

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Eaton Centre, Yonge Street, Massey Tower
January 11, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the southwest edge of Toronto's Yonge Dundas Square for a south facing view down Yonge Street. Submitted to the Massey Tower Forum thread by contributor ... read more

Residential Suites to Disguise Self Storage on Dufferin at 401

3621 Dufferin Street, Dymon Storage, TACT Architecture, Toronto
January 10, 2018 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Among a wave of development proposals submitted to the City of Toronto in the final days of 2017, a plan from Dymon Storage is seeking rezoning for a mixed-use mid-rise building at 3621 ... read more

ULI Launches 2018 #CityResolve Campaign

2018 #CityResolve Campaign
January 10, 2018 3:00 pm | by Monika Rau | Comments
2018 #CityResolve Campaign The annual #CityResolve campaign has returned to Twitter. Now in its fourth year, the successful initiative brings Torontonians together focusing on city pride and ... read more

Oben Flats Resubmits Scaled Up Plan for Eglinton West Rental

Oben Flats Castlefield Design District, superkul, Eglinton West, Toronto
January 10, 2018 12:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A 2012 proposal from developer Oben Flats sought to add a 7-storey, 29-unit rental development at 2280 Eglinton Avenue West steps from the future Caledonia Crosstown LRT and GO Station ... read more

Great Gulf's 357 King West Returns as Condos

357 King West, Great Gulf, Quadrangle, Toronto
January 10, 2018 11:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The latest condominium to hit the market in Toronto’s Entertainment District is planned for the southwest corner of Blue Jays Way and King Street. Designed by Quadrangle, the 42-storey ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 10, 2018

January 10, 2018 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto looks to draw more people to King Street amid business owners' complaints; Toronto has room for more density, study says; Toronto’s luxury housing market hits rough ... read more

Photo of the Day: Encased

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Leslie Street Spit, Lake Ontario
January 10, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view from Toronto's Leslie Street Spit, captured during the recent cold snap. Submitted by Forum contributor Razz, this view shows the Lake Ontario shoreline ... read more

Details Emerging for Sky-Scraping Expo City 5 in Vaughan

Expo City 5, Cortel Group, Quadrangle, Vaughan
January 9, 2018 4:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's full steam ahead up in Vaughan. In the last several months, the developing suburb has seen the lightning fast sale of multiple condo towers in the Transit City and Icona developments, ... read more

Mid-Rise Office Building Proposed Near Lansdowne Subway

57 Wade Avenue designed by Bogdan Newman Caranci Architects
January 9, 2018 3:36 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
A rezoning submission has been received by the City of Toronto for 57 Wade Avenue. Located in a transitioning industrial area between the Junction Triangle and Wallace Emerson neighbourhoods, the ... read more