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Site Cleared for Theatre District Residence & RIU Plaza Hotel

Theatre District Residence & Riu Plaza Hotel, Plaza, Quadrangle
February 21, 2019 1:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another pair of towers will soon rise into Toronto's Entertainment District skyline, as the site of the Theatre District Residence and RIU Plaza Hotel is now cleared and primed for ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Yorkville and Bellair

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, Yorkville, Bellair
February 21, 2019 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back almost exactly 8 years for a view of Toronto's Yorkville area. In February 2011, plans were in the works to redevelop the office building at the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 21, 2019

February 21, 2019 9:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto moves to protect sold-off Hearn waterfront site with heritage status; In place of Toronto’s McLaughlin Planetarium, some golden architecture; Province says it will fix ... read more

Photo of the Day: 1 Yorkville Details

Photo of the Day, Toronto, 1 Yorkville
February 21, 2019 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a detail view of 1 Yorkville, a 58-storey condominium tower under construction in Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood. Captured by Forum contributor drum118, ... read more

Steel Rising at Park Hyatt Renovation at Bloor and Avenue Road

Park Hyatt Renovation, Toronto, design by KPMB Architects for Oxford Properties
February 20, 2019 5:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Known for years as the Park Plaza, the venerable brick and limestone-faced tower at the northwest corner of Bloor Street West and Avenue Road has marked the spot where Downtown Toronto blends into ... read more

New Plan Emerging for Stalled Keele and St Clair Project

6 Lloyd Ave, Toronto, designed by RAW Design for Carlyle Communities
February 20, 2019 4:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A reimagined plan has surfaced for a stalled mixed-use development at Keele and St Clair in Toronto's Stockyards area. The previous plan designed by McCallum Sather ... read more

Canderel Proposes 66-Storey Mixed-Use Tower at 1075 Bay

1075 Bay, Canderel, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
February 20, 2019 12:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The stretch of Bay Street between Bloor and Wellesley in Downtown Toronto could soon have a new tower rising high above surrounding buildings as a new proposal from Canderel seeks ... read more

Aoyuan International Launching T1 at M2M Condos

M2M Condos, Toronto, Aoyuan, Wallman Architects
February 20, 2019 11:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The sounds of shoppers and employees of North York's Newtonbrook Plaza has been replaced by the sounds of demolition as work begins on Yonge Street at Cummer Avenue on M2M Condos. ... read more

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

February 20, 2019 9:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Waterfront Toronto officials to face grilling in Ottawa over Sidewalk Labs plans; Did the Sidewalk Labs plot just thicken, or is the story coming to an end?; Buyers ... read more

Photo of the Day: Midtown Density

Photo of the Day, Toronto, midtown, 2221 Yonge
February 20, 2019 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of a new condominium tower rising near Midtown Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton intersection. Captured by David Ackerman, this shot faces west over the site of ... read more

Menkes' Fleur Condos Reaching Grade at Shuter and Church

Fleur Condos, Menkes Developments, architectsAlliance, Toronto
February 19, 2019 4:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just over two years after Menkes Developments crews began site clearance in late 2016 for Fleur Condos, work continues on the 29-storey condominium tower at Shuter and Church ... read more

411 Church's Honeycomb Exterior Coming Into Its Own

411 Church Street, Toronto, designed by IBI Group for CentreCourt Developments
February 19, 2019 1:48 pm | by Craig White | Comments
It's only been six weeks since we last featured 411 Church, a new 38-storey condominium under construction in Downtown Toronto, in a front page storey on UrbanToronto… but the building's exterior ... read more

88 North Condo Rising on former Downtown Surface Parking Lot

88 North, St Thomas Developments, IBI Group, Toronto
February 19, 2019 12:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
About two years after the arrival of shoring rigs marked the start of construction, work is well underway for the first of four condominium towers coming to 88 Queen Street East in Downtown ... read more

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

February 19, 2019 9:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doug Ford would never approve waterfront plan, government source says; Port Lands businesses welcome development to ‘underused’ Toronto waterfront; City vs. province: ... read more

Photo of the Day: South Core Fisheye

Photo of the Day, Toronto, South Core
February 19, 2019 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us Ïce Condominiums for a view of Toronto’s South Core area. Captured by Forum contributor Dustin William, this wide-angle view from late January shows the ... read more

Signage Variance Application Submitted for 160 Front West

Cadillac Fairview, 160 Front West
February 15, 2019 5:44 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Since an initial submission in 2014, Cadillac Fairview has been planning an office tower at 160 Front Street West in Downtown Toronto for some time now. Already an iconic proposal amongst ... read more

Career Opportunities for February 15, 2019

Career Opportunities for February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019 4:38 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
Our new feature, Career Opportunities, allows employers in development, planning, architecture, and other UrbanToronto-related industries to reach our unique audience. For more information ... read more

CentreCourt Proposes 37-Storey Condo at 199 Church

199 Church, CentreCourt Developments, IBI Group
February 15, 2019 2:45 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
CentreCourt, the developer behind the seemingly lightning-fast construction of Grid Condos and 411 Church, has submitted a zoning bylaw amendment application the City of Toronto to allow for a new ... read more

Ryerson Architectural Science 2019 Graduate Exhibit Opening

Ryerson DAS
February 15, 2019 11:00 am | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Every year, a crop of fresh Toronto-trained architects are released into the workforce (hopefully) with a host of creative and innovative ideas to improve the built form of this city and ... read more

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

February 15, 2019 9:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Google’s Sidewalk Labs plans massive expansion to waterfront vision; Toronto’s failed bid to land Amazon’s second HQ is looking smarter after New York loses campus; A look ... read more