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Only a Handful of Units Remain at Plaza Midtown

Plaza Midtown, Toronto, Quadrangle
July 19, 2018 12:17 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another high-rise development is getting closer to construction in Midtown Toronto's bustling Yonge and Eglinton area. Plaza Midtown is shaping up to be the next condominium development ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Toronto Skyline from Kensington Market

Throwback Thursday, Toronto skyline, Kensington Market
July 19, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Towers have been slowly transforming Toronto's skyline for a century, but the current level of growth has never been matched, and we only have to look back a few years to show tremendous ... read more

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

July 19, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Race is on to build the tallest Toronto highrise; Two years in, Toronto’s ambitious plan for new bike lanes is falling behind; More than 6,600 tickets handed to drivers ... read more

Photo of the Day: Equilibrium

Equilibrium Mural at Jarvis and Carlton, City of Toronto
July 19, 2018 12:00 am | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of the new mural on the east side of the Parkside Student Residences at Toronto’s Jarvis and Carlton intersection. Captured by Forum ... read more

Mirvish Village Looking Forlorn in Advance of Transformation

Mirvish Village construction site, Toronto, Westbank Corp
July 18, 2018 6:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Bathurst and Bloor is looking a little worse-for-wear these days. Long gone is Honest Ed's with its garish, blinking, and beloved signage. The property, including most of the land on the block ... read more

Underground Levels Taking Shape at Daniels' Wesley Tower

Wesley Tower, Daniels Corporation, Mississauga, Rafael + Bigauskas Architects
July 18, 2018 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The area surrounding Mississauga Civic Centre is son to be home for hundreds of new residents, as construction progresses on Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre, paired 19 and ... read more

Cycling and Public Realm Work Add to Rebirth of Harbour Street

Harbour Street, Toronto, Simcoe Ramp, Gardiner Expressway
July 18, 2018 1:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Roughly six months since the Gardiner Expressway's York-Bay-Yonge ramp's shorter Simcoe Street replacement opened in Downtown Toronto, two associated public realm projects continue to unfold. As ... read more

Daniels' Artworks Tower to Add to Regent Park Rebuild

Daniels Artworks Tower, Quadrangle, Regent Park, Daniels Corp, Toronto
July 18, 2018 10:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Thirteen years and three phases into a five-phase revitalization, Toronto's Regent Park neighbourhood continues to transform with new residential growth as the 1940s-50s social housing project is ... read more

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

July 18, 2018 8:41 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
5 streets where Toronto got it right; Hotel-to-condo developments are threatening Toronto’s convention business; Build more diverse housing options to meet demand, Ryerson ... read more

Photo of the Day: The Selby

The Selby, City of Toronto
July 18, 2018 12:00 am | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of The Selby, a new rental tower in Toronto's St James Town neighbourhood. Captured by Forum contributor MafaldaBoy, this view shows the bKL ... read more

Public and Private Realm Changes at Bloor-Dufferin Proposal

Bloor & Dufferin, Capital, Metropia, Hariri Pontarini, Giannone Petricone, gh3
July 17, 2018 5:45 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
Capital Developments and Metropia have re-submitted plans to the City of Toronto seeking an Official Plan Amendment, Zoning By-law Amendments, and Site Plan Approval for a major redevelopment of ... read more

Site Plan Approval Sought for Stacked Townhomes on Islington

1124 Islington Avenue, Plaza, Guthrie Muscovitch Architects, Toronto
July 17, 2018 4:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto developer Plaza has been making a name for itself of late with a string of high-rise developments around the GTA, but when they started, they were building smaller. Now, with a ... read more

Cladding Enclosing Topped-Out Grid Condos at Dundas and Jarvis

Grid Condos, CentreCourt Developments, IBI Group, Toronto
July 17, 2018 1:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been just over one year since CentreCourt Developments' Grid Condos reached grade at the southeast corner of Toronto's Dundas and Jarvis intersection. In the roughly 13 ... read more

Work Begins at 390-444 Dufferin Following SPA Resubmission

390-444 Dufferin, Toronto, Fitzrovia, Graziani + Corazza Architects
July 17, 2018 11:56 am | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
At 390 through 444 Dufferin Street, between Dundas and Queen in Toronto’s west-end, work is now underway on three mid-rise buildings designed by Graziani + Corazza Architects ... read more

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

July 17, 2018 8:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Report shows more people biking to work in 7 suburban areas in Toronto; Significant amount of water damage after fire at Toronto’s Old City Hall; Micro Museums ... read more

Photo of the Day: Helicopter View of Ontario Place

Photo of the Day, Ontario Place, City of Toronto
July 17, 2018 12:00 am | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of Ontario Place, captured by architectural rendering studio Norm Li during a recent flyover of the city. Captured at sunrise, this view ... read more

Site Plan Approval Sought for Phases 2 and 3 of One Yonge

Pinnacle One Yonge, Toronto, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto Star Lands
July 16, 2018 4:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The first phase in a five-building redevelopment of Downtown's sprawling Toronto Star lands is underway near the foot of Yonge Street. As excavation heats up at the site of The Prestige, the ... read more

Two Residential Projects in Early Stages on College Near U of T

Theory Condos, Parallax Investment Corporation, IBI Group, Toronto
July 16, 2018 3:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two new high-rise residential developments are gearing up to add density to the stretch of College Street across from the University of Toronto, west of University Avenue. Known as Theory Condos ... read more

Expo City 5: More Images Released for Vaughan’s New Tallest

Expo City 5, Cortel Group, Quadrangle, Vaughan
July 16, 2018 1:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New subway access is fuelling a rush to the sky and creating a promising downtown for Vaughan, just two kilometres beyond Toronto's northern city limit. Every downtown needs its signature ... read more

Edge Towers Attracting Toronto Buyers with Mississauga Prices

Edge Towers, Solmar Development Corporation, Roy Varacalli, Cusimano Architect
July 16, 2018 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
As rising home prices continue to make the Toronto housing market less affordable, more buyers are looking to other municipalities in the GTA in search of better prices. Many are looking west to ... read more