With another busy month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk now behind us, we round up June 2017's hottest stories, Database files, and Forum threads.

Our Top Ten News Stories

1. Striking Shape of New Eaton Centre Bridge Becoming Apparent

 What's Hot on UrbanTorontoNew Eaton Centre bridge, image courtesy of Cadillac Fairview

June's most popular story covered the ongoing replacement of a pedestrian bridge connecting Cadillac Fairview's Toronto Eaton Centre with the Hudson's Bay/Saks Fifth Avenue building to the south. The new bridge is currently being assembled on James Street, and cladding has begun to finalize the bridge structure's aesthetic. In second place, news of the ground breaking for the former Bay Park Centre—now known as CIBC Square—generated plenty of attention as work began on the new office complex.

2. Bay Park Centre Unveiled as 'CIBC Square' at Ground Breaking

3. New Gardiner Off-Ramp Takes Shape Following Teardown

4. First Rendering of 65-Storey Phase One at 1 Yonge Appears

5. Denmark's COBE Architects Rethink Toronto's Scrivener Square

6. Three Land Use Concepts Being Considered for Yorkdale Mall

7. 7.5 Acre Trillium Park and Trail Unveiled at Ontario Place

8. The One: New Images and Model Debut at Toronto of the Future

9. Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Starting To Look Like It's a Thing

10. Yorkdale Mall: West Wing the Next Step in Retail Expansion

Our Top Ten Database Files

1. The One

 What's Hot on UrbanTorontoThe One, image courtesy of Mizrahi Developments

New images and a revised scale model catapulted the Database file for Mizrahi's The One to the top of our rankings. In second place, ongoing demolition activity at the future site of The Well have kept the project's Database file popular throughout June.

2. The Well

3. Nobu Residences

4. CIBC Square

5. Concord Canada House

6. 1-7 Yonge: Toronto Star Lands

7. Lower Simcoe Ramp and New Park

8. Bisha Hotel and Residences

9. One Bloor East

10. Transit City Condos

Our Top Ten Forum Threads 

1. Ten York Street

 What's Hot on UrbanTorontoTen York viewed from the Rogers Centre, image by Forum contributor ChesterCopperpot

As it rises towards its eventual 224-metre height, Tridel's Ten York Street continues to add to various views. The fast rising condominium tower's Forum thread was our hottest during the month of June, followed in second place by the thread for Mizrahi's The One.

2. The One

3. Monde Condominiums

4. Massey Tower

5. CIBC Square

6. E Condos

7. Union Station Revitalization

8. Sun Life Financial Tower & Harbour Plaza Residences

9. One Bloor East

10. The Well


We will be back at beginning of August for a recap of July's top news stories, Database files and Forum threads!