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Photo of the Day: East Bayfront Sunrise

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
March 21, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day shows a sunrise over Toronto's East Bayfront area, highlighting a few developments underway in the area. Captured by Forum contributor mburrrrr from the ... read more

Revised Queen & Parliament Development Presented at DRP

351 Queen East, ONE Properties, Kirkor Architects, Toronto
March 20, 2019 4:12 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Last year, a rezoning application was submitted for a pair of towers at 351 Queen East (also referred to as 161 Parliament) within the quickly densifying King-Parliament district east of Downtown ... read more

Previewing Suites at Line 5 Condos by Reserve and Westdale

Line 5 Condos, Reserve Properties, Westdale, IBI Group, U31, Toronto
March 20, 2019 3:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
After a successful run of sales for the north tower at Line 5 Condos from Reserve Properties and Westdale Properties, registration has begun for the south tower at ... read more

12-Storey Affordable Rental Proposed on Kipling in Rexdale

2667 Kipling, Toronto, Turner Fleischer Architects, Humber Properties
March 20, 2019 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
As a housing crisis grows more urgent across the region, the City of Toronto's 2016-approved Open Door Affordable Housing Program is finally starting to net results. The program aims to ... read more

Longhaven Towns Coming to Long Branch Neighbourhood

Longhaven Towns, Inmino Developments, Guthrie Muscovitch, Toronto
March 20, 2019 10:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
South Etobicoke's Long Branch community has always been about its connection with Lake Ontario's shoreline; the neighbourhood started as a cottage getaway for Torontonians in the late 1800s, and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 20, 2019

March 20, 2019 8:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Forme Development principals ordered to be more forthcoming with receiver after attempting to sell assets; Housing advocates, landlords praise loosened rules proposed for secondary ... read more

Photo of the Day: Balcony View

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
March 20, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to a balcony at the Burano condominium tower on Bay Street for a view of northern Downtown Toronto. Captured by Forum contributor Larissa Doherty, this shot ... read more

Two Bold, Ambitious Plans Set to Transform Scarborough Centre

Scarborough Centre, Toronto
March 19, 2019 5:00 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
While work progresses behind the scenes on the controversial Scarborough Subway Extension, planners at both the City of Toronto and Oxford Properties are cooking up their own master plans for what ... read more

Renderings Add Detail to Birch Avenue Townhome Proposal

Birch Avenue Townhomes, North Drive Developments, Richard Wengle Architect
March 19, 2019 4:00 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
New renderings have surfaced for a stacked townhouse proposal in Toronto's Summerhill neighbourhood. North Drive Investments is planning a 27-unit townhouse complex housing with 18 ... read more

Shoring Starts for Theatre District Residence & RIU Plaza Hotel

Theatre District Residence & Riu Plaza Hotel, Plaza, Quadrangle, Toronto
March 19, 2019 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Roughly a decade of non-stop growth has transformed Toronto's Entertainment District from a collection of night clubs and converted warehouses into the high-density mixed-use community we know ... read more

Park Avenue Place in Vaughan Selling While Work Progresses

Park Avenue Place, Solmar, Graziani + Corazza, Vaughan
March 19, 2019 11:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A few kilometres from the recently-opened Vaughan Metropolitan Centre subway station, a cluster of residential towers will soon add new residents to Jane Street and Rutherford Road, steps from ... read more

Clock Ticking Down to ‘Toronto of the Future’ Exhibition

Toronto of the Future 2019
March 19, 2019 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just over three months remain until the third biennial edition of the Toronto of the Future exhibition lands at Metro Hall. Presented by Mizrahi Developments, co-hosted by the City, and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 19, 2019

March 19, 2019 8:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction firm closer to being banned from city contracts; Enbridge looks to get ahead of climate change by burying pipeline under the Don; Laneway housing begins to take ... read more

Photo of the Day: South Core

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
March 19, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Toronto's South Core skyline, centred on the 30-storey Telus Harbour building (formerly Telus House) at 25 York Street. The south-facing view by ... read more

King East Centre Fails to Impress at Design Review Panel

First Gulf, WZMH Architects, King East Centre, 200 Front East, Toronto
March 18, 2019 4:50 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
At a recent session of Toronto's Design Review Panel (DRP), First Gulf's proposed redevelopment of their King East Centre was presented for the first time, and Panel members weighed in on yet ... read more

Trolleybus Proposes Pair of Condo Towers on Dawes Road

10 Dawes, Trolleybus, IBI Group, Toronto
March 18, 2019 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new proposal from Trolleybus Urban Development Inc. seeks rezoning to permit a pair of condominium towers on a 0.38-hectare site located within walking distance of Main Street subway ... read more

Sustainability Top Priority at Milton's Bronte West Condominiums

Howland Green, Milton's Bronte West Condominiums, Keith Loffler McAlpine
March 18, 2019 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Developer Howland Green is building a reputation for their growing portfolio of energy-efficient developments in the Greater Toronto Area's suburban municipalities. The developer's ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for March 18, 2019

March 18, 2019 8:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Two development companies planning office towers to reshape downtowns of Toronto and Vancouver; New cultural hub part of ‘urban acupuncture’ for Weston neighbourhood; Ireland Park ... read more

Photo of the Day: Band of Gold

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Monde Condos
March 18, 2019 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Monde Condos makes an appearance in today's Photo of the Day, with an early morning view of the 44-storey condo tower in Toronto's East Bayfront area. Captured by Forum contributor Razz, this shot ... read more

Demolition Clearing Slate for 160 Front West Office Tower

160 Front West, Cadillac Fairview, AS+GG, B+H, Toronto, Priestly, PCL
March 15, 2019 5:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Anticipation has been building for Cadillac Fairview's 160 Front Street West office tower since the Downtown Toronto project was initially proposed in 2011. After years of evovling ... read more