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Lanterra Mixed-Use Development at 4000 Eglinton West Revised

4000 Eglinton West, Lanterra Developments, IBI Group, Toronto
May 30, 2018 3:46 pm | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
In April of this year, Lanterra Developments, developer of 4000 Eglinton Avenue West, submitted revised plans to the City of Toronto to finalize Zoning By-law Amendments for the project after ... read more

51 Camden Boutique Hotel Soon to Rise Above Grade

51 Camden Street, Toronto, Shim-Sutcliffe, Carbon, Zinc, Alterra
May 30, 2018 1:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Alterra Group of Companies and Zinc Developments are closing in on ground level at 51 Camden Street in Toronto's Fashion District where the companies are at work ... read more

New Residential Proposal for Lawrence and Birchmount

2180 Lawrence East, Toronto, Lalu, Bousfields, Kohn
May 30, 2018 11:42 am | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
At the northeast corner of Lawrence and Birchmount in Scarborough, Lalu Canada seeks to redevelop the site into a mixed-use development, pending municipal approval. 2180 Lawrence Avenue East, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 30, 2018

May 30, 2018 8:29 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto looking for a councillor to replace Chin Lee; The 905 suburbs are where the Ontario election will be won and lost; Danforth Avenue could be in for planning ... read more

Photo of the Day: Above Mississauga

Photo of the Day, Mississauga, condominium towers
May 30, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of Mississauga. Captured via drone by Forum contributor Jasonzed, this east-facing view looks across Princess Royal Drive and the city centre's ... read more

Demolition Clearing Slate to Make Way for AYC Condos

AYC Condos, Toronto, designed by TACT Architecture for Metropia and Diamond Corp
May 29, 2018 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Intensification of Tower-in-the-Park style apartment properties that were originally developed in the second half of the twentieth century has become a trend in Toronto as property owners look to ... read more

State Building Group Advances Plans for Southport Square

Southport Square, Toronto, State Building Group, Richmond Architects
May 29, 2018 4:07 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
In the Swansea neighbourhood of Toronto, State Building Group is seeking Site Plan Approval for a proposed mixed-use development at 34 Southport Street, west of High Park and north of the ... read more

$1.5 Billion M City Community Breaks Ground in Mississauga

M City, Rogers, Urban Capital, Core Architects, Mississauga
May 29, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mississauga will soon have a new skyline focal point following yesterday’s ground breaking ceremony for the first two phases of Rogers Real Estate Development Ltd. and Urban Capital ... read more

36-Storey Condo Proposed at 295 Jarvis north of Dundas

295 Jarvis Street, Toronto, Core Architects, Minto Group
May 29, 2018 11:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A proposal submitted to the City of Toronto seeks rezoning to permit a new 36-storey condominium tower located midway between Dundas and Gerrard streets on the east side of Jarvis. The plan ... read more

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

May 29, 2018 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Too early to force landlords to put air conditioning on, says city; Doug Ford pledges Sheppard Subway extension; Toronto foundation plans to honour Irish potato ... read more

Photo of the Day: Fog and The Hearn

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Port Lands, Harbour
May 29, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us above Toronto Harbour for a view of the city skyline, the decommissioned Hearn Generating Station, and several boaters. Captured via drone by Forum contributor ... read more

30 Tippett Development Revised With Additional Rental Units

30 Tippett Road, Collecdev, gh3, Toronto
May 28, 2018 6:20 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
The immediate area around Wilson subway station is in the midst of a complete transformation, with upwards of 3,600 new residential units either recently completed, under construction, or proposed ... read more

Core Development Group Propose Mid-Rise in Birch Cliff

The Manderley, Toronto, Core Development Group, SvN, Omar Ghandi
May 28, 2018 5:30 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
At the northwest corner of Kingston Road and Manderley Drive, (a block east of Warden n Scarborough), Core Development Group is proposing an 11-storey building comprising both commercial ... read more

Work Begins on Namesake Park in Concord Park Place

Concord Park Place, Toronto, Bessarion Community Centre
May 28, 2018 3:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Roughly a decade since work began on the massive Concord Park Place community next to Bessarion subway station in North York, the neighbourhood's namesake eight-acre park has begun to take shape. ... read more

Orange Panels add Colour and Texture to Sixty Colborne Podium

Sixty Colborne, Freed, Carttera, architectsAlliance, Toronto
May 28, 2018 12:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since Sixty Colborne Condos reached its final 25-storey height last year at King and Church in Downtown Toronto, architecture buffs have been patiently awaiting the installation of the ... read more

Construction Imminent for Plaza's Mississauga Square Condos

Mississauga Square, Plaza, Turner Fleischer Architects, Bryon Patton
May 28, 2018 11:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A lot on Hurontario north of Eglinton in central Mississauga will soon sprout a 33-storey condo tower, as preliminary work begins for Plaza's Mississauga Square. Site clearance recently ... read more

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

May 28, 2018 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Thousands explore city buildings for annual Doors Open Toronto; Doug Ford once branded himself Toronto’s ‘co-mayor.’ What did he and brother Rob accomplish at City ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline from The Selby

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
May 28, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us high above Toronto's Sherbourne Street for a view of the Toronto skyline. Captured from the under-construction, 50-storey rental tower known as The Selby, this ... read more

Doors Open Toronto 2018: Classics to See this Weekend

Doors Open Toronto, City of Toronto, Great Gulf
May 25, 2018 4:42 pm | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
This weekend, the 19th annual Doors Open Toronto event is set to take place, providing an opportunity to see inside over 130 of the most historically, architecturally, culturally, and ... read more

QuadReal and City of Toronto to Pilot New Smart Technologies

QuadReal and City of Toronto to Pilot New Smart Technology
May 25, 2018 2:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Smart City concept is gaining traction in municipalities around the world, including here in Toronto. A Smart City aims to utilize data and technology to increase efficiencies and streamline ... read more