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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

Construction Begins on Mattamy and Biddington's J. Davis House

J. Davis House, Mattamy, Biddington, Graziani + Corazza, Toronto
March 20, 2018 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A few blocks south of the towering high-rise developments at Yonge and Eglinton in Midtown Toronto, mid-rise developments are adding a different form of density to the area around Yonge and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 20, 2018

March 20, 2018 8:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto council’s executive committee pushes off controversial report that points to future fiscal problems; Has Toronto Become a City of Instagram Photo ... read more

Photo of the Day: One Bloor East

One Bloor East condos, Great Gulf, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
March 20, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day shows off the striking exterior of Great Gulf's 76-storey One Bloor East at the corner of Toronto's Yonge and Bloor intersection. Captured by Forum ... read more

Plans Resubmitted for COBE-Designed Scrivener Court

Scrivener Court, Diamond Corp, Tricon, COBE, Claude Cormier, Toronto
March 19, 2018 5:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Diamond Corp. and Tricon Capital made a big splash in 2017 with their proposal for 8 and 26-storey buildings just across from North Toronto Station (now the ... read more

Grid Condos Nearing Final Height as Construction Continues

Grid Condos designed by IBI Group for CentreCourt Developments, Toronto
March 19, 2018 3:58 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Grid Condos is closing in on its final height as construction continues on the 50-storey structure. As new storeys are reached, the cladding has continued to snake up the exterior from the base of ... read more

Aragon's Enigma on the Park Reaches Final 9-Storey Height

Enigma on the Park, Toronto, Aragon Properties, Quadrangle
March 19, 2018 2:07 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Aragon Properties' Enigma on the Park has reached an important milestone as the Quadrangle-designed condominium development has reached its final 9-storey height above MacGregor ... read more

Previewing Suite Layouts at Plaza's Theatre District Residence

Theatre District Residence, Plaza, Quadrangle, Toronto
March 19, 2018 1:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Marketing of Plaza's Theatre District Residence—a pair of 49 and 48-storey Quadrangle-designed towers set to rise at Adelaide and Widmer in Toronto's Entertainment District—is ... read more

Yonge Sheppard Centre Renovations Progressing in North York

Yonge Sheppard Centre, RioCan, KingSett Capital, Quadrangle, Toronto
March 19, 2018 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ongoing renovations and expansion at North York's Yonge Sheppard Centre are remaking the 1976-built complex for today. The RioCan REIT and KingSett Capital-led project at ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 19, 2018

March 19, 2018 8:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Gates to be installed after car driven into Toronto streetcar tunnel again; Bombardier reportedly hires TD for Downsview site sale; Toronto's Hotel X at last ... read more

Photo of the Day: Construction in Yorkville

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Yorkville Village, Cumberland at Yorkville Plaza
March 19, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day shows a scene of ongoing changes in Toronto's Yorkville area. Submitted by Forum contributor ADRM, this view looks over the construction site for First ... read more

Growth To Watch For 2018: Jarvis and Church Corridors

Growth To Watch For 2018: Jarvis and Church Corridors
March 16, 2018 4:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Our Growth To Watch For 2018 series continues today, following up on our Corktown-Regent Park-Cabbagetown neighbourhoods tour with a roundup of all the planning and development activity in ... read more

George Brown College Pushing Sustainable Building Research

111 Russett Avenue after the retrofit, image courtesy of George Brown College
March 16, 2018 3:48 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
The past several years have seen George Brown College faculty and students working towards building a sustainable future—from product research to entire retrofits of Toronto’s solid masonry ... read more

Heritage Bookends Contemporary at Ten93 Queen West

Ten93 Queen West, Pemberton, Baywood Homes, RAW, IBI, Toronto
March 16, 2018 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new mid-rise condo development is adding a modern but context-sensitive presence between two heritage buildings in Toronto's West Queen West neigbourhood. Construction of Pemberton ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 16, 2018

March 16, 2018 8:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC suspends Presto fare-gate installation due to mechanical, software problems; From empty space to vibrant hub, Artscape creating new Weston centre; Ridesharing app ‘for ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline from King West

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
March 16, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the top of DNA3 in Toronto's King West Village area, for a view of the city skyline. This shot from Forum contributor agoraflaneur captures an east-facing view ... read more