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Work Progressing at Site of Waterworks Building Redevelopment

Waterworks Building redevelopment, MOD, Woodcliffe, Diamond Schmitt, Toronto
March 23, 2018 1:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work commenced in mid-2017 for MOD Developments and Woodcliffe Properties' redevelopment of the Waterworks Building at 505 Richmond Street West, in Toronto's trendy King West area. In the ... read more

55-Storey Mixed-Use Tower Proposed at 90 Eglinton East

90 Eglinton East, Madison Group, Teeple Architects, Toronto
March 23, 2018 10:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another high-rise proposal has been tabled for Midtown Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton area, adding to the long list of active and planned developments in the neighbourhood. An application was ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tory praises new rule that moves downtown Toronto roadwork to overnight; Thornhill Muslim community development to be appealed at OMB; Community 'hub' in east ... read more

Photo of the Day: Karma Condos

Photo of the Day, Karma Condos, architectsAlliance, Toronto
March 23, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a moody view of a condominium tower on Toronto's Grenville Street. Submitted by Forum contributor Tarazet, this view shows Lifetime ... read more

Finalists Selected for "The Arbour" at George Brown College

The Arbour, George Brown College, Waterfront Campus, Toronto
March 22, 2018 4:21 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last summer, we covered George Brown College's plan to construct a tall wood building at the Toronto institution's Waterfront Campus. Today, images have been released for the four ... read more

Excavation Growing at Mississauga Site of Daniels' Wesley Tower

Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre, The Daniels Corporation, Rafael + Bigauskas
March 22, 2018 3:56 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since December, excavation has been ongoing at the construction site of Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre, a new 19 and 43-storey, Rafael + Bigauskas Architects-designed condominium ... read more

Steel Frame of Crown Emerging Atop Tridel's Ten York Street

March 22, 2018 11:59 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tridel recorded a significant milestone at the close of 2017 when structural forming wrapped up for Ten York Street Condos, their new Wallman Architects-designed tower in ... read more

Throwback Thursday: One Bloor East

Throwback Thursday, One Bloor East, Toronto
March 22, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to Toronto's Bloor Street West, turning back the clock to just to December 2015 for a view of progress at Great Gulf's 76-storey One Bloor East. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 22, 2018

March 22, 2018 8:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New Progress Toronto political group plans to shake-up the status quo at city hall; TTC approves Humber Bay Shores shuttle bus to Mimico GO station; Ontario’s cottage ... read more

Photo of the Day: View from RC3

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, River City 3
March 22, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to a unit within Urban Capital's River City 3 development in the West Don Lands. Submitted by Forum contributor mcornett on a recent pre-delivery ... read more

Retail and Rinks Part of 756 Warden Avenue Proposal

756 Warden Avenue by SRN Architects for Superview International Inc, Toronto
March 21, 2018 3:54 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
756 Warden Avenue, north of Warden Station on the Bloor-Danforth line, may see development of new commercial and recreational buildings. A rezoning application submitted to the City of Toronto by ... read more

Underground Levels Underway at Form Condos on McCaul

Form Condos, Toronto, Tridel, architectsAlliance
March 21, 2018 2:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just south of OCAD U's iconic Sharp Centre for Design, below-grade construction is in the process of forming the underground levels of Tridel's Form Condos on Toronto's McCaul ... read more

31 Parliament Tower Proposal Resubmitted with Fewer Storeys

31 Parliament Street, Arquitectonica, Toronto
March 21, 2018 1:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A July 2016 proposal for a high-rise condominium tower in Toronto's Distillery District has been replaced with a new design. The original 49-storey, 167-metre plan for 31 Parliament ... read more

Sidewalk Labs Creates Interactive Photo Map of Old Toronto

OldTO, Old Toronto, archives, photos, Sidewalk Labs
March 21, 2018 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sidewalk Labs is best known in Toronto for their ambitious plan to build a new digital community from the ground up in partnership with Waterfront Toronto. In the meantime, the digital urban ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 21, 2018

March 21, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sidewalk Labs 'hadn't foreseen' data concerns in designing Toronto neighbourhood; TTC board approves U-Pass for post-secondary students; Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti to ... read more

Photo of the Day: New Towers at Wellesley

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Yonge, Wellesley, Totem, Vox, 50 at Wellesley Station
March 21, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us a surface parking lot across the street from Toronto's Wellesley Station for a view of new high-rise additions adding to the neighbourhood. Submitted by Forum ... read more

Growth to Watch For 2018: Downtown Toronto North

10 Wellesley West, Fitzrovia, bKL Architecture, Rafael + Bigauskas, Toronto
March 20, 2018 5:05 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
This edition of our Growth to Watch For series ventures into the heart of the city, exploring the northern portion of Toronto's Downtown along the Yonge and Bay Street corridors between ... read more

Plans Resubmitted for Affordable Housing Project in Weston

The Humber, Wilby, Options for Homes, Weston, Architecture Unfolded, Toronto
March 20, 2018 4:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was just a few weeks ago when we covered a new proposal for an affordable housing development in Toronto's Weston and Lawrence area. That proposal at 2346 Weston Road isn't the ... read more

Guest Column: OMG no OMB — Where Will Site Pricing Go?

Guest Column: OMG no OMB — Where Will Site Pricing Go?
March 20, 2018 3:05 pm | by Guest Columnist | Comments
Today we present another guest post from Dean Macaskill, Senior Vice President at Lennard Commercial Realty. Dean has worked as a commercial realtor since 1980 and has years of industry insight ... read more

Federal & Provincial Governments Pledge to Help Fund Toronto Rapid Transit Projects

Toronto's Transit Master Plan, highlighting many of the projects being funded
March 20, 2018 11:45 am | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
Last week the Federal and Provincial governments pledged nearly $9 billion, $4.89 billion Federal and $4.04 billion Provincial, towards five (or six, depending on how you break it down) Toronto ... read more