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Concert's 88 Scott Three Quarters of Way To Final Height

88 Scott, Toronto, by Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group
September 2, 2016 1:06 pm | by David Rudin | Comments
Nearly a year into construction of its tower on the border of Toronto's Financial District and St. Lawrence neighbourhoods, Concert Properties' 88 Scott, the Page + Steele / IBI Group ... read more

Sleek architectsAlliance-designed Tower Proposed on Wellington

Wellington House, Toronto, by Lamb Development Corp, architectsAlliance
September 1, 2016 5:39 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Tucked between Clarence Square and Victoria Memorial Park, the Downtown Toronto stretch of Wellington Street could become home to an eye-catching architectsAlliance-designed tower. Incorporating a ... read more

Revised Design for Waterfront Innovation Centre Debuts Online

Waterfront Innovation Centre, Menkes, Sweeny &Co, Waterfront Toronto, Toronto
September 1, 2016 3:30 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
A revised design of Menkes' Waterfront Innovation Centre is making waves on social media, as new images reveal a starkly different direction for the appearance of the building after a lengthy ... read more

55 Eglinton East: City Planning Not in Favour of 47-Storey Tower

September 1, 2016 1:21 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As Fall approaches, Toronto's school kids and City Councillors are preparing to get back to work. While a full City Council meeting doesn't begin until October 5th, the Toronto and East York ... read more

St. Lawrence Market North Demolition Begins Next Week

St. Lawrence Market North, image by Marcus Mitanis
August 31, 2016 3:23 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since the summer of 2015, a temporary structure at 125 The Esplanade has been hosting the Saturday farmers market and Sunday antique market events which until then had been a fixture of ... read more

1 Scollard Faces Refusal Recommendation from Planning

1 Scollard, Toronto, by Cityzen Development Group, KPMB Architects
August 31, 2016 11:30 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
With September's Toronto East York Community Council meeting fast approaching, another group of proposed developments face the scrutiny of Toronto's councillors. While Council—or in the case of an ... read more

Yorkdale Condos Excavation Progressing in Lawrence Heights

Excavation for The Yorkdale Condominiums, just west of Allen Road
August 30, 2016 3:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Almost one year since the mid-October 2015 start of demolition activity in Toronto's Lawrence Heights community, construction of the soon-to-be-rebuilt neighbourhood's first major market ... read more

Striking Deloitte Atrium Space Opens at Bay Adelaide East

Bay Adelaide Centre East, KPMB, Adamson Associates, Brookfield, Toronto
August 30, 2016 11:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Among the most recent additions to Toronto's Financial District skyline, Brookfield Properties' recently-completed Bay Adelaide Centre continues to reveal new surprises, ... read more

Dundas Subway Station Gets New Entrance If Tower Approved

August 29, 2016 5:37 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Once home to Toronto's World's Biggest Bookstore, the now-vacant lot at 20 Edward Street could soon see activity. In advance of September's Council meeting, City of Toronto planning staff have ... read more

The Guildwood: Mid-Rise Coming to Kingston Road at Eglinton

The Guildwood, Scollard Development, Gabriel Bodor Architect, Toronto
August 29, 2016 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following an October 2015 application for an Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law revision to permit redevelopment of the site for an 8-storey mid-rise apartment building at 3655 Kingston ... read more

Plan Evolves for Beach Area Mid-Rise at 1316 Kingston Road

1316 Kingston Road, Sunrise Gate Homes, RAW Design, Scarborough
August 26, 2016 2:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A recent application for Site Plan Approval is revealing new details about a mid-rise condominium development proposed at 1316-1320 Kingston Road in Scarborough. Opposite the Toronto ... read more

Densification of Tower-in-the-Park Site Proposed in Etobicoke

70 Dixfield, H&R Developments, CGL Architects, Gary Stein Architect, Toronto
August 26, 2016 11:44 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
A tower-in-the-park property at 70 Dixfield Drive near The West Mall and Rathburn Road is slated for some low-rise densification, as H&R Developments is looking to add four new buildings to ... read more

Bay + Scollard Design Evolves with Updated Facade

Bay + Scollard, Urbacon, BRL Realty, Foster + Partners, RAW Design, Toronto
August 25, 2016 4:15 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
A new rendering has surfaced showing an altered facade design for Urbacon and BRL Realty's Bay + Scollard development. The project is moving toward a site plan approval submission after ... read more

Retirement Community Proposed on Build Toronto Eglinton Site

Parkland Eglinton, Shannex, Page + Steele / IBI, Toronto
August 25, 2016 2:39 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A recent re-submission to Toronto's City Planning Department is revealing details about a retirement community proposed last year at 4650 Eglinton Avenue West. The site is one of the ... read more

4-Storey Office and Retail Building Proposed at 336 Queen West

336 Queen Street West, Toronto, by Ashlar Urban Realty Inc., Turner Fleischer
August 24, 2016 5:55 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Urban Planet may not be long for its current location in Queen West (its lease expiry sale is underway), but a more urban structure could replace it in the next while. Located at 336 Queen Street ... read more

Artwork in Brick Proposed for Mid-Rise at 763 Queen East

763 Queen East, image retrieved from submission to City of Toronto
August 24, 2016 3:38 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just under two years ago, a rezoning application was tabled by WHW Property Development Corp. seeking the redevelopment of a two-storey commercial property at 759-763 Queen Street East. In ... read more

SteelesTech Campus Set to Grow with Several New Buildings

Aerial view of subject site, image retrieved from Apple Maps
August 24, 2016 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
On Toronto's northern edge, the commercial business park known as SteelesTech Campus Master is preparing for a major expansion. A master plan for the site has been evolving since 1998, when Urban ... read more

Redevelopment Plan Re-Emerges for Storied East End Mansion

450 Pape Avenue, Toronto, by Eracon Holdings Inc., Catherine Naismith, Coolearth
August 23, 2016 5:50 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The house at Toronto's 450 Pape Avenue has had its turns as a mansion, a Salvation Army shelter, an empty and abandoned building, and a plethora of Hollywood film sets. This being Toronto, the ... read more

ZIGG Condos Rises Above Grade on St. Clair Avenue West

ZIGG Condos, Kirkor Architects Planners, Madison Homes, Fieldgate Homes
August 23, 2016 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since site activity commenced with the late-2015 demolition of a row of fully and semi-detached homes on St. Clair Avenue West in Toronto's Deer Park neighbourhood, we have been closely following ... read more

Crane Erected at The Royal in Calgary

The Royal's crane, Calgary, Embassy Bosa, Levelmind
August 23, 2016 5:55 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Our Calgary contingent has been patiently awaiting the arrival of the tower crane for The Royal, a 36-storey residential building approved for the bustling south-of-downtown Beltline ... read more