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DRP Assesses Early Plans of 47-Storey Project at 101 Spadina

101 Spadina, Toronto, by Devron, Great Gulf, Diamond Schmitt
May 24, 2017 11:42 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Legally speaking, Devron Developments and Great Gulf's Downtown Toronto project at 101 Spadina Avenue does not yet exist. That's because no formal application has been made, and no documents have ... read more

Excavated Pit Grows Larger for The Met Condos in Vaughan

The Met, Vaughan, Plaza, Berkeley, Quadrangle
May 24, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction crews have been working away at the site of Plaza and Berkeley's The Met since preliminary activity commenced in late 2016. A new condominium tower and ... read more

Conservatory & Richmond's 150 Pearl Presented for Feedback

150 Pearl by Richmond Architects for The Conservatory Group, Toronto
May 23, 2017 1:10 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
On Tuesday May 16, a public consultation for The Conservatory Group's 150 Pearl St development proposal was held at Metro Hall, with about 40 members of the public in attendance. ... read more

Former Latvian House Facade Being Incorporated into New LCBO

Latvian House, LCBO, 491 College, Allied, RioCan, Turner Fleischer
May 23, 2017 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new LCBO location is taking shape at 491 College Street, between Markham and Palmerston in Toronto's Little Italy neighbourhood. Allied Properties REIT and RioCan are redeveloping the Classical ... read more

DenseCity Part 2: Toronto's Rocky History of Managing Growth

Density, 1943 Master Plan, Toronto
May 19, 2017 5:22 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
In Part 1 of our DenseCity series, we took a look at the current planning framework that governs density in Toronto, exploring where we build and why. While this analysis explains current growth ... read more

UPDATE: BIG's King West 2.0 Impresses the Public, Planning Less

King St. West, Toronto, by Bjarke Ingels Group for Allied REIT and Westbank Corp
May 19, 2017 11:55 am | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Westbank Corp and Allied Properties REIT presented the second version of the proposal to redevelop their site on King Street West to a packed room at Metro Hall this week. The public reaction was good read more

48-Storey Quadrangle-Designed Proposal on Duncan at Pearl

14 Duncan, Greenwin, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
May 18, 2017 3:29 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this week a new proposal was submitted to the City seeking a 48-storey mixed-use tower at the northwest corner of Duncan and Pearl Streets in Toronto's Entertainment District. Proposed on ... read more

Woodbine Racetrack: Submission Informs Redevelopment Plan

Woodbine Racetrack Development, Toronto, by WEG, LiveWorkPlay, IBI Group
May 18, 2017 1:45 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In April, the Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) announced an ambitious redevelopment plan for the 684-acre racetrack lands east of Toronto's Pearson International Airport. Touting a "city within ... read more

Playful Fountain Makes a Splash at Berczy Park

Berczy Park, Toronto, Claude Cormier + Associés
May 18, 2017 11:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Closing in on six months since the late-2016 soft opening of the rebuilt Berczy Park, and work is continuing on the final elements of the 3,606 m² public space in Toronto's St. Lawrence ... read more

Cadillac Fairview Celebrates Ground Breaking For 16 York

16 York by architectsAlliance, B+H Architects, for Cadillac Fairview, Toronto
May 17, 2017 4:59 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Following the March announcement that Cadillac Fairview (CF) would be proceeding with construction of new office tower for Downtown Toronto "on spec", today marked a major milestone ... read more

Union Station Construction Progresses with Moat Canopy Pieces

Union Station Revitalization, Toronto
May 17, 2017 4:07 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
One section or another of Toronto's Union Station has been in a state of construction for around seven years now, with some parts of the station's revitalization completed, and many more in the ... read more