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Menkes Proposes 37-Storey Tower at Front and Sherbourne

33 Sherbourne, Menkes Developments, Giannone Petricone
March 15, 2019 2:12 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Menkes Developments is proposing a 37-storey mixed-use building on the east side of Downtown Toronto at 33 Sherbourne. The properties on the northeast corner of Sherbourne and Front streets are ... read more

Lifetime Presents 'Panda Markham' Project at Public Meeting

Panda Markham, Hariri Pontarini, Lifetime Developments
March 15, 2019 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this year we took a look at plans for Lifetime Developments’ proposed Panda Markham development at Warden Avenue and Highway 7, set to redevelop a 5.8-acre site into a mixed-use ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 15, 2019

March 15, 2019 8:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC suspends use of forms used to document riders’ personal information; Etobicoke to get affordable 259-unit apartment building under federal loan program; Toronto Zoo seeks ... read more

Photo of the Day: Honeycomb

Photo of the Day, Toronto, 411 Church
March 15, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of 411 Church, a new 38-storey condominium under construction in Downtown Toronto. This shot by Forum contributor skycandy highlights ... read more

Commerce Court 3 Plan Gets an Elegant Makeover

Looking down on Commerce Court 3 to the northeast, Toronto, QuadReal
March 14, 2019 6:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Plans for a new 64-storey, 169,781 square metre tower on the Commerce Court site in Toronto's Financial Core have been revised and resubmitted to the City by design architect Hariri Pontarini and ... read more

Mizrahi’s Retro-Modern 128 Hazelton Mid-Rise Taking Shape

128 Hazelton, Mizrahi Developments, AUDAX architecture, Toronto
March 14, 2019 3:26 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
While work presses on for Mizrahi Developments' flagship 'The One' condo tower at Yonge and Bloor, a smaller-scaled project from the developer is underway at the other end of Toronto's ... read more

Two Building Mid-rise Proposed Beside Woodbine Subway Station

Choice Properties REIT, 985 Woodbine, Turner Fleischer
March 14, 2019 2:15 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Changes are coming to the area around Toronto's Woodbine Subway Station. Choice Properties REIT, the real estate arm of Loblaws, is proposing to redevelop their Valu-Mart location at 985 Woodbine ... read more

Tower Floors Now Rising at Great Gulf's Yonge & Rich

Yonge & Rich, Great Gulf, Toronto, architectsAlliance, Graziani + Corazza
March 14, 2019 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over three years since a November 2015 ground breaking marked the start of construction for Great Gulf's 46-storey Yonge & Rich project, work is steadily progressing on ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Yonge and Bloor

Throwback Thursday, One Bloor East, Toronto
March 14, 2019 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
After taking a wider look at Toronto's skyline growth in last week's Throwback Thursday, we're narrowing our focus to a particular intersection for this week. The last few years of growth have ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 14, 2019

March 14, 2019 8:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto considers ditching zoning rules that restrict homeless shelters; The Gaddafi condo: Redecorated at SNC-Lavalin’s expense, luxury Toronto suite sits unused amid UN ... read more

Photo of the Day: Downtown Mississauga

Photo of the Day, Mississauga, skyline
March 14, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of growing urban density in Downtown Mississauga. Captured during a drone flight by Forum contributor Jasonzed, this dusk view faces east towards ... read more

Excavation Underway on Eglinton Crosstown Station at Yonge

Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Metrolinx, Line 5, Toronto
March 13, 2019 5:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Digging is underway for the Crosstown LRT’s Eglinton Station at Yonge Street, the light rail line’s interchange station with the east leg of the TTC’s Line 1. Over the next several ... read more

City Planning Recommends Approval of 591 Sherbourne Tower

591 Sherbourne, Medallion Corporation
March 13, 2019 4:21 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
After the construction of Tridel's James Cooper Mansion and Tricon Capital Group's The Selby in recent years, City Planning has recommended the approval of Medallion's 591 Sherbourne, ... read more

Pair of Mid-Rise Condo Proposals Consolidated on Kennedy Road

Nahid on Kennedy, Options Development, Toronto
March 13, 2019 12:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A pair of adjacent mid-rise residential proposals in Scarborough have been folded into a single, redesigned 9-storey condominium at 599–631 Kennedy Road. The consolidated site is retaining the ... read more

Steel Skeleton for Robarts Library Addition Begins to Take Shape

Robarts Library, Robarts Common, Diamond Schmitt, University of Toronto
March 13, 2019 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It is almost half-century since the University of Toronto’s Robarts Library was completed at Harbord and St. George. Designed by Mathers and Haldenby, it is considered a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 13, 2019

March 13, 2019 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new push for housing density; Mississauga taxi drivers request $50,000 from city as Uber, Lyft decimate industry; The Evolution of TTC Ridership and Fares ... read more

Photo of the Day: Demolition

Photo of the Day, Toronto, 33 Yorkville
March 13, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the ongoing demolition of a multi-level parking garage in Toronto's Yorkville neighbourhood. Captured by Forum contributor 111, this shot shows the ... read more

Waterfront Transit Reset Team Reviews Link to Union Station

Rendering of APM at the future Union Station loop
March 12, 2019 5:38 pm | by Robert Mackenzie | Comments
A light rail transit (LRT) line to Toronto's eastern waterfront is very much in the news these days. The proposed line has become key to a proposal by Google sister-company Sidewalk ... read more

Sculptural Arches Emerge as 51 Camden Hotel Takes Shape

51 Camden Street, Alterra, Zinc, Prowinko, Shim Sutcliffe, Toronto
March 12, 2019 4:18 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tucked away on quiet streets a block from Spadina and Adelaide in Downtown Toronto, an exciting new boutique hotel is taking shape at 51 Camden Street. While rumours continue to swirl about ... read more

Plans Advance for Beanfield Centre-Hotel X Pedestrian Bridge

Hotel X, Beanfield Centre, pedestrian bridge, Toronto, Exhibition Place, NORR
March 12, 2019 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Exhibition Place has seen plenty of change in recent years. Several improvements over the last decade to the site's sports and convention facilities have included the recent construction ... read more