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1 Yorkville Approaching Final Height as Cladding Progresses

1 Yorkville, Bazis, Plaza, Roy Varacalli, Toronto
January 21, 2019 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bazis and Plaza's 1 Yorkville has become one of the tallest building's in Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville area, as the 58-storey Roy Varacalli-designed condominium tower has ... read more

Planning Docs Reveal More Details of U of T's "PIE" Complex

PIE Complex, University of Toronto, Weiss/Manfredi, Teeple, Toronto
January 18, 2019 3:15 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Planning documents submitted to the City at the end of 2018 reveal that the University of Toronto is moving forward with plans for their new PIE Complex at the St. George Campus. Not responding to ... read more

Midtown Loses Modernist Gem with Davisville School Demolition

Davisville Jr. Public School, Toronto
January 18, 2019 12:09 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Despite an outcry from preservation advocates, the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has moved forward with the redevelopment of Davisville Jr. Public School and Spectrum Alternative ... read more

Excavation Progressing at Waterfront Innovation Centre Site

Waterfront Innovation Centre, Menkes, Sweeny &Co Architects, Toronto
January 18, 2019 10:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been four months since September when Menkes Developments marked the start of construction for the Waterfront Innovation Centre in Toronto's East Bayfront ... read more

15 Storey Rental Building Proposed at Sheppard West Station

Choice Properties REIT, Futura Condos, Wallman Architects
January 17, 2019 5:23 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
Choice Properties REIT has proposed a 15-storey rental building at Sheppard West Station as a result of their acquisition of Urban Capital’s Futura Condos site in early 2018.  The George ... read more

Cantilevered Floors Emerge as 16 York Rises in the South Core

16 York, Cadillac Fairview, Toronto, architectsAlliance, B+H Architects
January 17, 2019 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Historic low office vacancy rates in Downtown Toronto are fueling growth south of Union Station. While the biggest project in the area—CIBC Square—started construction with major tenants already ... read more

E Condos: Inside Midtown Toronto's Tallest Building

E Condos, Bazis, RioCan, Metropia, Roy Varacalli, Toronto
January 16, 2019 5:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Midtown Toronto has a new marquee project proclaiming its place on the skyline. The Rosario Varacalli-designed E Condos consists of a 38-storey rental tower (known as E15) on ... read more

Amica Proposes Redevelopment of Balmoral Club Seniors Home

Amica at The Balmoral Club, Toronto, Montgomery Sisam Architects
January 16, 2019 3:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just south of Toronto's Avenue Road and St. Clair intersection, plans are in the works to redevelop an existing retirement building owned by Amica Senior Lifestyles along with ... read more

Terraced Mid-Rise Condominium Proposed in New Toronto

150 Eighth Street, Toronto, Keith Loffler McAlpine Architects
January 16, 2019 12:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
An application submitted in the final days of 2018 is seeking rezoning for a mid-rise condominium development in the New Toronto area of South Etobicoke. The plan for 150 Eighth ... read more

Mid-Rise Rental Infill Proposed on Danforth Avenue

1795 Danforth, Toronto, CS&P Architects
January 16, 2019 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
December was a busy month for Toronto's Planning department, as a wave of new development proposals were submitted in the final weeks of 2018. Among them is an application seeking rezoning and ... read more