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UTM: Perkins + Will Design Taking Shape on Mississauga Campus

North Building Reconstruction, Mississauga, University of Toronto, Perkins+Will
July 14, 2017 2:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Now rising to its full six-storey height, the second phase of the reconstructed 'North Building' at the University of Toronto's Mississauga campus has become a highly prominent part of the built ... read more

Tower Floors Rising at Beacon Condos at North York Centre

Beacon Condos, Sorbara Group, Wallman Architects, Rafael + Bigauskas, Toronto
July 14, 2017 12:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since starting construction in late 2015, Sorbara Group's Beacon Condos has been transformed from a block of low-rise retail into a lively work site. Designed by Wallman ... read more

Site Plan Filed for Crown Communities' Clanton Park Towns

Clanton Park Towns, SRN Architects, Crown Communities, Toronto
July 14, 2017 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last September, developer Crown Communities submitted plans with the City of Toronto, seeking rezoning for a five-storey building containing 51 stacked townhomes on a block of Sheppard ... read more

Kingsway by the River Phase 2 Advances in Site Plan Application

Kingsway by the River, Wallman Architects for Urban Capital/Northam Realty
July 13, 2017 5:20 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
With an Official Plan Amendment (OPA) and rezoning application first submitted to Toronto's Planning Department in 2014, plans for the redevelopment of a commercial site at 4210 Dundas St ... read more

Mid-Rise Proposal Evolves at Dundas and Prince Edward

571 Prince Edward Drive, Dunpar Homes, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
July 13, 2017 3:46 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
A mid-rise condominium, proposed for a site at Prince Edward at Dundas Street in Etobicoke, is evolving with a new Site Plan application that has been recently submitted to the City of ... read more

Podium Takes Shape for Ryerson's Daphne Cockwell Complex

Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex, Ryerson University, Perkins + Will
July 13, 2017 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since permits were issued at the close of 2015, work has been progressing at the site of Ryerson University's new Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex. In the year and a half since ... read more

Fall of the House of Lancaster: Townhomes To Replace Strip Club

Royal Q Towns, Toronto, by Parallax Investment, IBI Group
July 12, 2017 4:42 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In May of this year, South Etobicoke residents were met with the news that the long-established—and lately infamous—House of Lancaster was slated to close its location on The Queensway. The site ... read more

Mid-Rise Condo Proposed for Queen East Beer Store Site

1285 Queen Street East, Fieldgate Urban, TACT Architecture, Toronto
July 12, 2017 4:24 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New proposals continue to pop up for various Beer Store locations around Toronto. read more

New Hariri Pontarini Design Proposed at Shops at Don Mills

169 The Donway, Toronto, by Cadillac Fairview, Lanterra, Hariri Pontarini
July 12, 2017 3:42 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Southwest of Don Mills and Lawrence, a new residential development is being proposed at 169 The Donway West. Building on a rezoning and OPA submission to the City of Toronto that dates to 2015, ... read more

The Addington: New Mid-Rise Proposed for Sheppard West

The Addington condos, Toronto, by Kirkor Architects for Park Hiatt Developments
July 12, 2017 1:49 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new proposal in North York is building off of a previous plan for a 6-storey, 42-unit development at 258-262 Sheppard Avenue West, which was recommended for approval in 2012. In the time since, ... read more

Distinctive Red Brick Cladding Shapes The Selby on Sherbourne

The Selby, Toronto, by Mod, Tricon, bKL Architecture
July 11, 2017 5:42 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Amidst Toronto's sea of glass, steel, and back-painted spandrel, a very different high-rise aesthetic is taking shape on Sherbourne south of Bloor. At 592 Sherbourne Street, Mod Developments, OP ... read more

Mid Rise Condo Set to Infill Eglinton Tower-in-the-Park Site

368 Eglinton Avenue East, Howard Property Group, Kirkor Architects, Toronto
July 11, 2017 4:00 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
A zoning by-law amendment application has been submitted to the City of Toronto for an 11 storey residential rental tower on Eglinton Avenue, east of Mount Pleasant, which would infill an under ... read more

Avenue 151 at Davenport Advances in Planning Process

Avenue 151 by Giovanni A. Tassone/Teeple for Dash Developments, Toronto
July 11, 2017 12:30 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
The past few weeks have seen a number of developments across Toronto advance in both the rezoning and Site Plan Approval (SPA) process. One of the projects to move forward is Dash ... read more

Dramatic Eaton Centre Skybridge Installed Above Queen Street

Eaton Centre, Toronto, by WilkinsonEyre, Zeidler Partnership Architects
July 10, 2017 5:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Even as the skeleton for the WilkinsonEyre and Zeidler-designed pedestrian bridge sat moored on James Street, Toronto's future Eaton Centre skybridge captured the public attention. Beginning to ... read more