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Avenue 151 Grows Taller on Avenue Road South of Davenport

Avenue 151, Dash Developments, Teeple Architects, Toronto
January 15, 2019 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In contrast to the new high-rise developments that continue to populate the south end of Yorkville, the mid-rise remains king in the Toronto neighbourhood's northern half. One such condominium ... read more

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

January 15, 2019 8:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario Place could be a superhero theme park or fish hatchery, and other reader suggestions; Toronto homeless told to leave tent cities despite fact shelters operating at or over ... read more

Photo of the Day: South Core to Financial District

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Financial District, Maple Leaf Square
January 15, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto's Financial District from a nearby condominium tower. Submitted by Forum contributor UrbanWarrior, this shot faces north from the 45th ... read more

Revised 663 King West Recommended for Rezoning Approval

663 King West, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Timbercreek, Trinity, Toronto
January 14, 2019 4:25 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
It has been hard to keep up with the rapid growth of the King-Spadina precinct in recent years. Easily the most active development zone in the city, the staff at City Planning have been trying to ... read more

Ground Level Retail, Lobby Refresh Underway at 33 Bloor East

33 Bloor East, Toronto, WZMH Architects, Epic Investment Services
January 14, 2019 4:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Constructed between 1989 and 1991 during a mini-boom in Downtown Toronto office development, a 17-storey office building at 33 Bloor East, just east of Yonge Street, is getting a refresh after ... read more

Eaton Centre Apple Store to Drop a Level while Upsizing

January 14, 2019 1:01 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The constantly crowded Apple Store at the Toronto Eaton Centre is going to move, confirmed by a Building Alteration application posted on a City of Toronto webpage, reflecting a submission to the ... read more

New Levels Rising at KingSett Capital's LuCliff Place at 700 Bay

700 Bay Street, Kingsett Capital, Quadrangle, PCL, Toronto
January 14, 2019 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The 1977-built LuCliff Place at 700 Bay is getting quite a bit denser, as a major addition is underway at the KingSett Capital-owned tower in Downtown Toronto. ... read more

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

January 14, 2019 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Revitalize Ontario Place but don’t raze it, residents say at rally for waterfront park; Ontario eyes private investment in Scarborough subway extension ... read more

Photo of the Day: Morning Light

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
January 14, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A morning view of the Toronto skyline is featured in today's Photo of the Day, captured from a high-rise in the Distillery District. Submitted by Forum contributor Razz, this sunrise ... read more

Mirvish+Gehry Development Resubmitted as Two Supertalls

Mirvish+Gehry Toronto, designed by Gehry Partners LLP for Great Gulf
January 11, 2019 7:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The tallest Frank Gehry-designed structures in the world are proposed to get taller. The east and west towers of Mirvish+Gehry Toronto are now proposed to rise to 301.55 metres and 329 metres, ... read more

Work Starts on Wesley Tower Podium at Daniels City Centre

Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre, The Daniels Corporation, Rafael + Bigauskas
January 11, 2019 3:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is moving along at the site of Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre, the latest phase in The Daniels Corporation's City Centre community near Square One in Mississauga. Designed ... read more

21-Storey Rental Tower Proposed at Eglinton and Scarlett

1C Richview Road, Etobicoke, Toronto, designed by Kirkor Archtects & Planners
January 11, 2019 2:00 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
A few kilometres west of the coming Mount Dennis terminus of the Crosstown LRT—and beside a potential Eglinton West LRT station—in Etobicoke, a Zoning Bylaw Amendment application for a 21-storey ... read more

Previewing Suite Layouts at Benvenuto's 293 The Kingsway

293 The Kingsway, Benvenuto Group, Quadrangle, Toronto
January 11, 2019 12:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sales are well underway for the first phase of The Benvenuto Group's condominium community at 293 The Kingsway, set to add a group of mid-rise condo buildings to the area of Dundas ... read more

Crane Raised at Site of 29-Storey 75 on The Esplanade

75 on The Esplanade, Toronto, Harhay, Carttera, architectsAlliance
January 11, 2019 10:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We've been keeping a close eye on the early stages of construction of 75 on The Esplanade by Harhay Developments and Carttera Private Equities, a new condominium tower ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 11, 2019

January 11, 2019 8:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City staff advise making Richmond and Adelaide bike lanes permanent; New shipping container market slated for Toronto’s Fort York; ‘No secrets’ in subway upload, says ... read more

Photo of the Day: 1 Yorkville

Photo of the Day, Toronto, 1 Yorkville
January 11, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of 1 Yorkville, a new condominium tower rising in Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood. Submitted by Forum contributor MafaldaBoy, this view shows the ... read more

Steel Skeleton Shaping Up as CIBC Square Phase One Rises Taller

CIBC Square, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Hines, WilkinsonEyre, Adamson, Toronto
January 10, 2019 5:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The current building boom has brought a handful of new office towers to Downtown Toronto, with many more on the way. The largest and tallest currently under construction is Ivanhoé ... read more

55-Storey Residential Tower Proposed Near Islington Station

25 Mabelle, Toronto, designed by +VG Architects for 1583617 Ontario Ltd
January 10, 2019 4:20 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
As Kipling Station in central Etobicoke takes on the role of a major transit hub—integrating MiWay and GO buses into the TTC and GO Trains that serve the station now—non-TTC buses will no longer ... read more

The Hi-Rise Group Proposes Condo Towers on Kingston Road

2746 Kingston Road, Toronto, The Hi-Rise Group, Graziani+Corazza Architects
January 10, 2019 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following in the footsteps of the former Humber Bay Shores motel strip, demolished over the course of several years to free up space for a high-density residential community, another stretch ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Richmond and Peter

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, Picasso, Tableau, 330 Richmond
January 10, 2019 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to Toronto's Entertainment District, comparing eastward views from Richmond and Peter, nearly five years apart. read more