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North York Central Library Undergoing Extensive Renovations

North York Central Library, Diamond Schmitt Architect, Moriyama Teshima, Toronto
December 8, 2016 4:27 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
One of North York's most significant buildings is undergoing major renovations over the winter months, as the 30-year-old North York Central Library is being upgraded to the 21st century. The ... read more

Redesigned Proposal Emerges for Lanterra's Artists' Alley

December 8, 2016 4:00 pm | by Doug Ascanio Graffeo | Comments
Earlier this year, Lanterra Developments unveiled the design of Artists' Alley, a proposal for a three-building mixed-use project at 234 Simcoe Street. Located on a longer-than-average city block ... read more

Hariri Pontarini Design to Reshape 7.3 Acre Bloor-Dufferin Site

Bloor-Dufferin School Site, Toronto, by City of Toronto, TDSB, Metropia
December 8, 2016 3:11 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
"Community" and "legacy" were the words of the day at Bloor and Dufferin this morning. Speaking at Kent Senior Public School, Ontario Education Minister Mitzie Hunter was joined by MPP Cristina ... read more

Avenue Road Mid-Rise Proposal to Offer Very Large Condo Units

183 Avenue Road, BBB Architects, Toronto
December 8, 2016 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Countering the trend of shrinking condominium sizes, a new mid-rise condominium proposal for Toronto's Yorkville neighbourhood aims to build a collection of homes as large as 7,700 square feet. ... read more

CentreCourt's INDX, Karma Chart Evolving Approach to Amenities

INDX Condos, Toronto, by CentreCourt, Lifetime, Page + Steele / IBI Group
December 7, 2016 4:42 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
"By this point, your mind is usually on the next project," CentreCourt Developments President Shamez Virani explains. We're at INDX Condos, where the residents are now moving in as the finishing ... read more

29-Storey 'Rosehill Tower' Could Intensify Midtown Site

Rosehill Tower (44 Jackes Avenue), bcIMC, Bentall Kennedy, Hariri Pontarini
December 7, 2016 4:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The latest proposal for densification of a Tower-in-the-Park style apartment site in Toronto is seeking to add a modern rental tower adjacent to an existing pair of apartment towers on a site near ... read more

7 St. Thomas: Hariri Pontarini Design Delivers Unique Presence

7 St. Thomas, Toronto, by St. Thomas Commercial Developments, Hariri Pontarini
December 6, 2016 4:35 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
"I haven't noticed it." That's the response Patrick J. Quigley typically gets when discussing the development at Toronto's 7 St. Thomas. "Are you sure it's at Bay and Bloor?" is a typical ... read more

Revised Design Unveiled for Menkes' 771 Yonge Tower

771 Yonge Street, Menkes Developments, Wallman Architects, Toronto
December 6, 2016 4:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since being submitted to the City of Toronto in February 2016, plans for Menkes Developments' redevelopment of 771 Yonge Street have evolved, with a new version that responds to ... read more

9-Storey Rental Development Proposed at Keele and Gulliver

2110 Keele, Toronto, by Bombay Court Ltd.
December 6, 2016 11:42 am | by Cody Kita | Comments
The North York intersection of Keele Street and Gulliver Road could soon be intensified, as the City of Toronto has received a submission to allow a 9-storey rental building at 2110 Keele Street. ... read more

Alexandra Park: Distinct Cladding Shapes Teeple's SQ Condos

SQ Condos, by Teeple Architects, For Tridel, Toronto
December 5, 2016 12:03 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
As the most prominent part of the first phase of Alexandra Park's extensive revitalization, Tridel's SQ Condos is now structurally complete just northwest of Queen and Spadina. Designed by ... read more