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Allied Submits Plan to Float Office Space Over Heritage Buildings

379-391 Adelaide West & 96 Spadina, Toronto, Allied, Sweeny &Co Architects
January 19, 2018 12:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last summer, details emerged about a plan by Allied Properties REIT to add new office space above heritage office buildings at Spadina and Adelaide in Downtown Toronto. read more

Construction Progressing at RioCan's Bathurst College Centre

Bathurst College Centre, RioCan REIT, Turner Fleischer Architects, Toronto
January 19, 2018 10:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Across Bathurst Street from Toronto Western Hospital, redevelopment is well underway at the former Kromer Radio site. Here between College and Dundas, RioCan REIT is adding a 150,156 ft² ... read more

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

January 19, 2018 8:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC still at impasse over dormant $1.9-million art installation; Toronto has a chance to design a better future on Yonge Street; Metrolinx negotiates new contract terms ... read more

Photo of the Day: New Addition

Photo of the Day, Etobicoke, Humber Bay Shores, Westlake Encore
January 19, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day highlights a new addition to the skyline of Toronto's Humber Bay Shores area. Submitted by Forum contributor Keyz, this view shows the under-construction Westlake ... read more

Toronto—Welcome to the Post-OMB World

January 18, 2018 3:38 pm | by Monika Rau | Comments
The past few years have undeniably been one of the most unpredictably transformative times in land use policy reform for the City of Toronto. read more

Four-Storey Townhome Block Proposed at 263 Logan Avenue

263 Logan, Reserve Properties, Studio JCI, Toronto
January 18, 2018 3:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Among the first proposals submitted to the City of Toronto in 2018, a plan from Reserve Properties is seeking rezoning and Site Plan Approval for a four-storey townhome block at 263 ... read more

Toronto Makes Shortlist for Potential Amazon HQ2 Site

Amazon HQ2 bid, Toronto
January 18, 2018 11:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Narrowed down from a list of almost 240 North American cities, e-commerce titan Amazon has selected Toronto as one of 20 shortlisted cities for HQ2—their new $5 billion second headquarters. While ... read more

Sculptural Form Emerging for Arc at Daniels Erin Mills

Arc at Daniels Erin Mills, The Daniels Corporation, Mississauga, Kirkor
January 18, 2018 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just south of Mississauga's Erin Mills Town Centre, construction continues on the latest phase of The Daniels Corporation's Daniels Erin Mills community at the intersection of ... read more

Throwback Thursday Throwback: King, Berkeley, and the Globe

Throwback Thursday, King and Berkeley, Globe and Mail Centre, Toronto
January 18, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was almost four years ago when we ran a Throwback Thursday feature covering the changes surrounding 54 Berkeley Street, a narrow four-storey heritage building at the southwest corner of King ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 18, 2018

January 18, 2018 8:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor John Tory backs costly Park Lawn GO station; Make Toronto Islands an officially designated bird sanctuary, group asks; Doug Ford to ignore city clerk’s warning about ... read more

Photo of the Day: West Don Lands

Photo of the Day, Toronto, West Don Lands, Canary District, River City
January 18, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of Toronto's West Don Lands area, submitted by Forum contributor Razz. This view faces northeast across the newly-built community, highlighting the ... read more

Metrolinx Unveils Public Art for Six Crosstown LRT Stations

Metrolinx Public Art for Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Toronto
January 17, 2018 5:10 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
On Tuesday, Metrolinx held a “pop-up art gallery” at the Ontario Science Centre revealing new artworks to be integrated into six of Toronto's Crosstown LRT stations. Renderings of the art were on ... read more

Site Plan Approval Sought for Aspen Ridge's West Condos

West Condos, Aspen Ridge Homes, Core Architects, Niagara Street, Toronto
January 17, 2018 4:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A plan to redevelop an 1887-built heritage factory building in Toronto's King and Bathurst area has been evolving since its initial proposal back in 2012, new buildings to rise south of the ... read more

$5M Ontario Funding for Charging Stations at Workplaces

January 17, 2018 3:53 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Prior to today's cabinet shuffle, the Ontario Government announced up to $5 million of provincial funding for new electric vehicle charging stations at workplaces throughout the province. Minister ... read more

Excavation Prepping Etobicoke Site of Vita on the Lake

Vita on The Lake, Mattamy, Biddington, Graziani + Corazza, Toronto
January 17, 2018 12:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We last checked in at the site of Mattamy Homes and the Biddington Group's Vita on the Lake and Vita Two On The Lake back in November, when shoring work had ... read more

3D Overview Highlights Design Details at Mississauga Square

Mississauga Square, Plaza, Turner Fleischer Architects, Bryon Patton
January 17, 2018 12:13 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The build-out of Mississauga's Hurontario Street is primed to continue, as the majority of units have been sold at Plaza's Mississauga Square and construction for the ... read more

Freehold Apartments Proposed Near Oakwood Crosstown Station

601 Oakwood, Katalyst, Sol-Arch, Toronto
January 17, 2018 11:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the 2021 opening of Toronto's Crosstown LRT line drawing closer, owners of properties close to the stations are seeking to intensify them. Just south of Eglinton Avenue and the future Oakwood ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 17, 2018

January 17, 2018 8:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Fight brewing over bike lane location in north Yonge remake; With Toronto’s low vacancy rate, we need more rental housing built now; Tory calls for council to consider ... read more

Photo of the Day: Sunset Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, sunset, Monde, Daniels Waterfront
January 17, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a sunset view of Toronto captured from a condominium unit high above the Distillery District. Submitted to the Monde Forum thread by contributor Razz, this view ... read more

Rezoning Sought for 38-Storey Tower at 300 Bloor West

300 Bloor Street West, Toronto, KPMB, ERA Architects, Northrop, Collecdev
January 16, 2018 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last year, the start of community consultation put the wheels in motion for a redevelopment of the Bloor Street United Church site at 300 Bloor Street West. The proposal—a partnership ... read more