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ONE Properties' Church & Wellesley Condos Proposal Evolves

Looking southwest past Church and Wellesley, designed by 3XN for ONE Properties
March 15, 2018 4:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The proposal for a new condo tower on the northwest corner of Church and Wellesley streets in Toronto's Gay Village has evolved with a resubmission to the City. Originally proposed as a 43-storey, ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 7 St. Thomas

Throwback Thursday, 7 St. Thomas, Hariri Pontarini, Toronto
March 15, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns the clocks back 7 years for a before and after comparison of an infill office project in Toronto's Bay and Bloor area. Back in December 2010, a block of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 15, 2018

March 15, 2018 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto transit plans get major boost from federal, provincial governments; Toronto’s Long-Term Financial Plan; Leslieville condo dwellers start a climate change ... read more

Photo of the Day: Public Art

Photo of the Day, Toronto, 87 Peter Street, Menkes, Core Architects
March 15, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the base of Menkes Developments' 87 Peter project in Toronto's Entertainment District. The topped-out project by Core Architects includes ... read more

Growth to Watch For 2018: Corktown-Regent Park-Cabbagetown

Looking west towards 'home' and the Downtown Toronto skyline, Great Gulf
March 14, 2018 5:32 pm | by Craig White | Comments
This instalment of our Growth to Watch For series heads to the busy neighbourhoods east of Downtown and west of the Don Valley, exploring a diverse range of developments spanning across ... read more

Rendering Provides First Look at M2M Condos in North York

M2M Condos, Newtonbrook, Aoyuan Property Holdings, Wallman, Toronto
March 14, 2018 1:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month we covered Aoyuan Property Holdings' entry into the Toronto housing market with their purchase of the 8.6-acre Newtonbrook Plaza on Yonge Street at Cummer Avenue in North ... read more

Excavation in Full Swing for CentreCourt's ZEN King West

ZEN King West, Toronto, CentreCourt, IBI Group Architects, figure3
March 14, 2018 10:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been just weeks since CentreCourt Developments' ZEN King West project broke ground south of King on Strachan in Toronto's Liberty Village area, but the dig has already ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 14, 2018

March 14, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC proposes deeper discounts for college and university students; With Ford out of the running, Toronto mayoral race now wide open; Residents oppose plans to build meat ... read more

Photo of the Day: Downtown Burlington

Photo of the Day, Downtown Burlington, Bridgewater Residences
March 14, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial shot of Downtown Burlington, captured by drone and submitted to our Forum by contributor Jasonzed. This view faces northwest over the city's waterfront, ... read more

12-Storey Mixed-Use Project Proposed for King and Brant

544 King West, Toronto, Allied REIT, Great Gulf, Hariri Pontarini Architects
March 13, 2018 4:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Early this month, a plan was submitted to the City of Toronto seeking rezoning to permit a 12-storey, mixed-use building on a 2,917 m² site at 540-544 King Street West and 1 -7 Morrison ... read more

After Ed's: Demolition Continues at Mirvish Village Site

Mirvish Village, Westbank Corp, Henriquez Partners, Toronto
March 13, 2018 2:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The vacant site of Honest Ed's is turning heads at Toronto's Bathurst and Bloor intersection following the iconic retailer's recent demolition. The stored monument to kitsch was just one of many ... read more

Constructions Begins at Site of Tridel's Two-Tower Via Bloor

Via Bloor, Tridel, architectsAlliance, Toronto, Bloor, Parliament
March 13, 2018 11:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Work is underway at the Bloor and Parliament streets site of Tridel's Via Bloor, a complex of 38 and 46-storey condominium towers. Designed by architectsAlliance, Via Bloor ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 13, 2018

March 13, 2018 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC internal report on fare evasion raises red flags over lost revenue; Toronto facing a massive $1.42 billion budget gap in five years; Eight times drivers couldn’t ... read more

Photo of the Day: Mercer Street Canyon

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Entertainment District
March 13, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the Bisha Hotel and Residences for a view of Toronto's Entertainment District. Facing east from atop the hotel and condo tower's podium, this view looks over ... read more

New 33-Storey Proposal at Dundas and River in Regent Park

Regent Park, Block 17S, Daniels, Quadrangle, Toronto
March 12, 2018 5:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Now three phases into its five-phase rebuild, Toronto's Regent Park neighbourhood continues to be re-made using a mixed-income model led by private developer The Daniels ... read more

Few Units Remain for Lifetime's Panda Condominiums

Panda Condominiums, Toronto, Lifetime, Turner Fleischer, Cecconi Simone
March 12, 2018 3:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A successful marketing run is bringing Lifetime Developments' Panda Condominiums closer to construction on Edward Street, just northwest of Toronto's bustling Yonge and Dundas ... read more

Contract Awarded for Upgrading Stouffville GO Line

Metrolinx contract for upgrading GO Stouffville rail corridor
March 12, 2018 11:16 am | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have awarded a fixed-price contract of $254.5 million to EllisDon Transit Infrastructure (EDTI) to design, build and finance infrastructure upgrades for ... read more

Devron Submits Plans for The Winslow on Yonge Near Lawrence

The Winslow, Devron, Quadrangle, Toronto
March 12, 2018 10:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Back in early 2013 in North Toronto, plans were revealed for an ambitious avant-garde condominium project at 2779 Yonge Street, a short distance south of Lawrence. The 10-storey residential ... read more

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

March 12, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
How rampant development and poor planning left residents of this Etobicoke neighbourhood stuck in traffic; Pedestrian deaths won’t end as long as Toronto panders to cars and ... read more

Photo of the Day: Dundas Street

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Chinatown, Dundas Street West, 488 University
March 12, 2018 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Dundas Street West in Toronto's Chinatown. Captured from between Huron and Beverley Streets, this view from Forum contributor Lenser faces east towards ... read more