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30-Storey 'Bauhaus Condos' Proposed for 284 King Street East

Bauhaus Condos, Toronto, by architectsAlliance for Lamb Development Corp
June 14, 2017 3:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following years of planning and an eventually shelved redevelopment plan, a new proposal is seeking rezoning to allow a 30-storey residential tower at 284 King Street East, between ... read more

37-Storey Rental Tower Could Replace Merton Street Garage

June 13, 2017 4:08 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
An Official Plan and zoning by-law amendment application has been submitted to the City, proposing a 37-storey residential tower designed by Sweeny &Co to replace a surface parking garage in ... read more

58-Storey 1 Yorkville Hits Grade West of Yonge Street

1 Yorkville, Toronto, by Bazis, Plaza, Roy Varacalli
June 13, 2017 11:50 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Past a row of fine-grained heritage storefronts, Bazis and Plaza's 1 Yorkville has hit grade. Under construction since late 2015, the laborious below-grade work—which carved out a deep ... read more

RAW Design for 333 College Scaled Down in Resubmission

333 College St by RAW Design for BRL Realty, Toronto
June 12, 2017 5:07 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Over two years since a proposal for the site at 333 College Street was submitted to the City of Toronto, the BRL Realty project has undergone a redesign. In the past week, the ... read more

Video Chronicles 'Recycling' of Office Complex at 880 Bay Street

880 Bay Street, Toronto, Province of Ontario, Infrastructure Ontario
June 12, 2017 3:40 pm | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
Now a vacant lot, the former Ontario Government office complex was methodically disassembled in the early months of this year, leaving the site at 880 Bay Street vacant by late March. Located at ... read more

OMB Approves Scaled Back Proposal at 543-553 Richmond West

June 12, 2017 1:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new residential development has been approved at 543-553 Richmond Street West, just east of Bathurst, between Toronto's King West and Alexandra Park neighbourhoods. Initially submitted on behalf ... read more

Balcony Panel Installation Marks Start of Massey Tower Cladding

Massey Tower, MOD Developments, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
June 12, 2017 11:53 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Activity at the site of MOD Developments Inc's Massey Tower Condos has been progressing on Yonge Street north of Queen four roughly three years now. Work began with the June 2014 ... read more

DenseCity Part 4: How the City Assesses Development

density, densecity, Toronto
June 9, 2017 5:00 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
In our previous instalment of the DenseCity series, we explored the decision-making process in Toronto’s private development industry, and got a glimpse at what determines how much density to ... read more

Construction Shaping Kensington Market's Bellevue Square Park

Bellevue Square Park revitalization, Toronto
June 9, 2017 4:35 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
In December of 2016, locals and pedestrians alike within the Kensington Market neighbourhood first came upon construction fencing around the site of Bellevue Square Park. Bookended by Augusta and ... read more

Rodeo Drive Towers Continue Transformation of Don Mills

Rodeo Park Condominiums, Toronto, Cadillac Fairview, Lanterra, Hariri Pontarini
June 9, 2017 3:55 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Surrounding Toronto's high-end Shops at Don Mills, a high-density residential community is gradually taking shape south of Lawrence Avenue East and west of Don Mills. Adding to Cadillac Fairview's ... read more

Three Land Use Concepts Being Considered for Yorkdale Mall

Yorkdale Mall, Toronto, Oxford Properties, CallisonRTKL, Urban Strategies
June 9, 2017 2:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Oxford Properties' Yorkdale Mall hold an important position in the Canadian retail landscape, remaining the third largest enclosed shopping centre in the country. ... read more