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

Cladding detail at 1 Yonge Ph. 1, Toronto, image by Hariri Pontarini Architects
June 26, 2017 5:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
1 Yonge is a multi-phase development at the foot of Toronto's iconic north-south street. Accordingly, Pinnacle Interational's plans to redevelop the property they bought several years ago from the ... read more

Bay Adelaide North: New Tower Fuels Downtown Office Boom

Bay Adelaide Centre North, Toronto, by Brookfield Properties Partners, KPMB
June 26, 2017 3:24 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Just west of Cloud Gardens, another Downtown Toronto office tower is in the works. Planned as the final element of the Bay Adelaide Centre, plans for a 32-storey tower tentatively known as Bay ... read more

Theory Condos Redesigned, Readied For Marketing

Theory Condos by Page+Steele/IBI Group for Parallax Investment Corporation
June 26, 2017 1:04 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Parallax Investment Corporation, the owners of a five-storey office and retail building at 203 College Street across fromt he University of Toronto's St. George Campus, have a revised plan a new ... read more

Plans Revised for Allied and Westbank's 19 Duncan Tower

19 Duncan by Hariri Pontarini/ERA Architects for Westbank/Allied Properties
June 26, 2017 12:12 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
A new report has been released by the City of Toronto's Planning Department regarding the heritage alterations proposed at Westbank and Allied Properties REIT's 19 ... read more

Backstage on The Esplanade Joins An Evolving Downtown Strip

Backstage on The Esplanade, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint Numa, Toronto
June 26, 2017 10:15 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Just north of the railway tracks near the foot of Yonge Street, a newly installed pedestrian crosswalk marks the Downtown Toronto intersection of Yonge and The Esplanade. At the foot of the all ... read more

DenseCity Part 5: Where Do We Go From Here?

density, densecity, Toronto
June 23, 2017 5:10 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Thus far in our DenseCity series, we have examined the Official Plan policies that manage growth in Toronto, and have gotten a glimpse of what happens behind the scenes in the development ... read more

Three-Storey Addition Proposed to Wigwamen Terrace

Rendering of new three storey addition to 14 Spadina Road, LGA Architects
June 23, 2017 2:34 pm | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
Tim Welch Consulting Inc. has submitted a site plan control application to add 24 new rental units to the existing 103-unit Wigwamen Terrace building located at 14 Spadina Road just north of ... read more

Six-Storey Condo Proposed—and Sold Out—at Queen and Pape

1001 Queen Street East, Toronto, by 33 Developments, Moote
June 23, 2017 1:21 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
At the southwest corner of Queen and Pape, a former auto shop could make way for a 16-unit condominium. Submitted to the City of Toronto on June 19th, a rezoning application for 1001 Queen Street ... read more

Mid-rise Condominium Proposed on St Clair East of Runnymede

2306 St. Clair Avenue West, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
June 22, 2017 5:15 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
A zoning by-law amendment application has been submitted to the City of Toronto by Marlin Spring Developments for a proposed 11-storey (111.22 feet) mixed use mid-rise condominium at 2306 St Clair ... read more

Etched Bronze Now Visible On New Eaton Centre Bridge

Eaton Centre Bridge, Wilkinson Eyre, Cadillac Fairview, Toronto
June 22, 2017 3:03 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Four and a half weeks ago, PCL Construction removed the pedestrian bridge that has spanned Queen Street for the past 40 years, connecting Cadillac Fairview's Toronto Eaton Centre to the ... read more

Agincourt Mall Redevelopment Advances With OPA Submission

Agincourt Mall Redevelopment, Giannone Petricone, Janet Rosenberg, Toronto
June 21, 2017 4:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this month we introduced plans by Markham-based international real estate management firm and developer North American Development Group to redevelop Scarborough's Agincourt ... read more

Recladding Project Changes the Face of 401 Bay Street

June 21, 2017 3:47 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In early 2016, UrbanToronto covered the filing of a controversial building permit outlining the planned recladding of the 33-storey Simpson Tower at 401 Bay Street. Seeking no added density or ... read more