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Underground Levels Taking Shape for Devron's The Vanguard

The Vanguard, Devron Developments, Kirkor Architects, Markham, Yonge Street
May 11, 2018 1:56 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just north of Yonge and Steeles—and the Toronto city limits—construction is well underway for Devron Developments' The Vanguard. The 25-storey, Kirkor Architects and ... read more

16-Storey Redevelopment Proposed for Palace Arms on King

950 King West, Sweeny &Co Architects, Intentional Capital, Toronto
May 11, 2018 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rumours of a potential redevelopment of the Palace Arms rooming house at King and Strachan have been swirling for years, and following the recent sale of the property, a proposal has now been ... read more

17-Storey Seniors’ Residence Proposed at Yonge and Rosehill

1365 Yonge Street, Welltower, Turner Fleischer Architects, Toronto
May 10, 2018 4:36 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new planning application to the City of Toronto seeks rezoning and an Official Plan Amendment to permit a proposed privately-operated seniors’ assisted living home at 1365 Yonge Street, two ... read more

Two-Tower Grenadier Square on the Rise North of High Park

Grenadier Square, High Park Bayview, GWL, Zeidler, Toronto
May 10, 2018 3:03 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Intensification of a Tower-in-the-Park rental apartment site is well underway in Toronto's High Park area, as construction continues on High Park Bayview and GWL Realty ... read more

U of T Plans 14-Storey Timber-Frame Tower at Goldring Centre

U of T's planned Academic Wood Tower, image courtesy of
May 9, 2018 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto is planning to build the tallest mass timber and concrete hybrid building in North America on Devonshire Place, just south of Bloor. The new academic tower ... read more

Workplace Safety Focus of Local 27 GTA Future Builders Event

Creating a Culture of Health & Safety at Work, Carpenters Union Local 27
May 9, 2018 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
“It takes a village to raise a child,” proclaimed Jessica DiSabatino, Vice President of worker safety organization My Safe Work. This ancient African proverb was featured in an address to students ... read more

Geometry Emerging as Forming Continues for Tower at Pier 27

Tower at Pier 27, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Toronto, architectsAlliance
May 9, 2018 10:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Cityzen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes' Tower at Pier 27 has been progressing at the foot of Yonge Street since the start of 2017, when shoring ... read more

Ryerson's Daphne Cockwell Complex Nears Final Height

Daphne Cockwell Complex, Ryerson University, Perkins + Will, Toronto
May 8, 2018 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's been close to three months since we checked in on the construction of Ryerson University's Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex, a 27-storey, Perkins + Will-designed ... read more

Resubmitted Plans Reveal Quadrangle Design for 170 Spadina

170 Spadina, condos, Plaza, Quadrangle, Toronto
May 7, 2018 5:21 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The City of Toronto has received an application for Site Plan Approval for a revised redevelopment plan for 170 Spadina Avenue, just north of Queen. The site was first brought to market in ... read more

54-Storey Condo Proposal at 250 University Heritage Building

250 University Avenue, Northam Realty Advisors, IBI Group, Toronto
May 7, 2018 3:07 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A 1958-built, 8-storey office building on the southwest corner of Queen and University in Downtown Toronto could soon sprout a new high-rise condominium tower. A late April application ... read more

Cumberland at Yorkville Plaza's Wedge-Shaped Top Now Evident

Cumberland at Yorkville Plaza, Camrost-Felcorp, WZMH Architects, Toronto
May 7, 2018 10:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
After over three years of construction on a tight site in Toronto's posh Yorkville neighbourhood, the cantilevered top floors of Camrost-Felcorp's 40-storey Cumberland at Yorkville ... read more