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Construction Begins for Phase One of One Yonge Redevelopment

Pinnacle One Yonge, Toronto, Pinnacle International, Hariri Pontarini
April 2, 2018 2:43 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Redevelopment of the Toronto Star lands at 1-7 Yonge Street has been a hot topic since a development application was submitted for the site back in 2011. After various revisions, the project ... read more

Proposal to Redevelop Slaughterhouse Presented to Community

Looking north to the 2 Tecumseth site, image by KPMB Architects
April 2, 2018 12:06 pm | by Josie Harrison | Comments
After Toronto Planning published a Preliminary Report in February, the proposal for an irregularly shaped, 1.98 hectare site near King and Bathurst at 2 Tecumseth and 125 Niagara streets was ... read more

Topping Off March 2018: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off March 2018: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
April 2, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With another busy month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk now behind us, we round up March 2018's hottest stories, projects, and Forum discussions. Our Top Ten News ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 2, 2018

April 2, 2018 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Harbourfront Centre unable to pay $1.4 million in tax and rent, says City of Toronto staff report; Metrolinx working at Kipling Station to build regional bus ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yonge-Eglinton Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Yonge, Eglinton, Midtown, E Condos
April 2, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Midtown Toronto's Yonge-Eglinton area skyline. Captured by Edward Skira from Imperial Street, just west of Yonge Street, this view faces north over an ... read more

Growth to Watch for 2018: Toronto's Central Waterfront

CIBC Square, Hines, Ivanhoe Cambridge, Wilkinson Eyre, Adamson, Toronto
March 29, 2018 5:33 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
This is it! After three months worth of our Growth To Watch For stories, we have arrived at the twenty-first and final instalment in the 2018 series. Having finished up in the Downtown ... read more

Two Auto Dealerships Coming to The Queensway in Etobicoke

Marino's Auto Mall, eightspace inc., Toronto, Kipling, Mercedes-Benz Queensway
March 29, 2018 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A Mercedes-Benz dealership office on The Queensway, just east of The East Mall and north of the Gardiner Expressway in Etobicoke, is slated to be redeveloped to make way for a string, modern ... read more

Revised Plans for 'Scrivener Court' Appear Before DRP

Scrivener Court, Summerhill, Yonge, Diamond Corp, Tricon Capital, COBE
March 29, 2018 3:20 pm | by Jorge Quesada | Comments
About halfway up the hill between Bloor Street and St Clair Avenue on Yonge Street, the tall limestone clocktower of Toronto’s flagship Summerhill LCBO stands over Scrivener Square, marking the ... read more

Marlin Spring Celebrates Ground Breaking for WestBeach Condos

WestBeach Condominiums, Marlin Spring, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
March 29, 2018 1:44 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is officially underway for a new mid-rise condominium development on Queen Street East, where Toronto's Leslieville and Beaches neighbourhoods meet. On Monday March 26, Marlin ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Casa II and III

Throwback Thursday, Casa III, III Condos, Cresford, architectsAlliance, Toronto
March 29, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us high above Toronto's Yonge and Bloor area for a view of two big new additions to Charles Street between Yonge and Church. Just over two years ago, in March ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 29, 2018

March 29, 2018 8:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Gregg Lintern to takeover as Toronto’s new chief planner, will focus on 'livability'; Downtown roadwork won’t be permitted overnight, Toronto councillors ... read more

Photo of the Day: Grid Condos

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Grid Condos, IBI Group, CentreCourt
March 29, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of CentreCourt Developments' Grid Condos, a 50-storey condominium tower rising from Toronto's Dundas and Jarvis intersection. Submitted to our Forum ... read more

Finalists Present Designs for The Arbour at George Brown's Waterfront Campus

The Arbour at George Brown College Waterfront Campus, tall wood building Toronto
March 28, 2018 4:40 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Yesterday evening George Brown College hosted teams of renowned architectural firms to present their innovative design concepts for the college's planned tall-wood structure “The Arbour”. ... read more

Previewing Penthouse Layouts Offered at Vita on the Lake

Vita on The Lake, Mattamy, Biddington, Graziani + Corazza, Toronto
March 28, 2018 3:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Excavation is well underway at the Etobicoke site of Mattamy Homes and Biddington Group's Vita on the Lake, a 53-storey, Graziani + Corazza Architects-designed condominium ... read more

Underground Levels Underway for CIBC Square Office Complex

CIBC Square, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Hines, WilkinsonEyre, Toronto
March 28, 2018 1:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been a couple of months since we last checked in on construction activity on the first phase of CIBC Square, a two-tower office complex by Ivanhoé ... read more

Podium of Tower at Pier 27 Starting To Take Shape

Tower at Pier 27, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Toronto, architectsAlliance
March 28, 2018 10:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is moving along at the site of Cityzen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes' Tower at Pier 27, a 35-storey, architectsAlliance-designed condominium tower ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 28, 2018

March 28, 2018 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto council defers the vote on the north Yonge St. remake; If you want to be Toronto's mayor, the city will tell you how to run; Are rent-strikes the new war plan for ... read more

Photo of the Day: South Core Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, South Core, Ice Condos, Harbour Plaza
March 28, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day presents a skyline view of Toronto's South Core area. Submitted by Forum contributor Razz, this sunrise view was captured from the northwest, and shows recent additions ... read more

Growth to Watch For 2018: Downtown Toronto Core

Growth to Watch For 2018: Downtown Toronto Core
March 27, 2018 5:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the 20th and second last instalment of our Growth to Watch For 2018 series, we arrive in Toronto's Downtown Core, where some of the city's densest and tallest developments ... read more

Going TALL at Bloor and Bathurst, and Gearing Up for Hot Docs

New York and the World Trade Center: a still from TALL, image courtesy of Hot Do
March 27, 2018 2:42 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The southwest corner of Bloor and Bathurst streets in Toronto's Annex area will be getting some twenty-something tall buildings over the next few years, but in the next few days, The Ted Rogers ... read more