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Crane Comes Down at Concert's 88 Scott Street

88 Scott Street, Toronto, Concert Properties, Page + Steele / IBI Group
July 31, 2017 1:35 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the three years and four months since Concert Properties celebrated ground breaking on their 88 Scott Street development, the 58-storey Page + Steele / IBI ... read more

Range of Cladding Coming to Plaza and Berkeley's The Met

The Met, Berkley, Quadrangle Architects, Plaza, Vaughan
July 31, 2017 11:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the opening of the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension now just a few months away, development activity is heating up around the line's new terminus at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre. One of ... read more

Richardsonian Romanesque Icon Reborn as Broadview Hotel

Broadview Hotel, Toronto, by Streetcar, Dream, ERA Architects, DesignAgency
July 28, 2017 3:12 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Easily outmuscling the recently shuttered Dangerous Dan's as a Queen and Broadview landmark, Toronto's former Jilly's strip club has been reintroduced to the urban fold as the new Broadview Hotel. ... read more

George Brown Planning Tall Wood Building on the Waterfront

George Brown College Waterfront Campus, The Arbour, Toronto
July 28, 2017 1:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
George Brown College (GBC) officially opened their 380,000 ft² Waterfront Campus' first phase—now known as the Daphne Cockwell Centre for Health Sciences—just shy of five years ... read more

Smart House Blushing a bit Red as it nears its Final Height

Smart House, Urban Capital, Malibu Investments, architectsAlliance, Toronto
July 28, 2017 11:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been roughly four months since we last covered the construction of Urban Capital and Malibu Investments' Smart House, a 25-storey architectsAlliance-designed ... read more

Manulife Centre's Concrete Making Way for Glassy Addition

Manulife Centre, Toronto, by Manulife Real Estate, Moed de Armas & Shannon
July 28, 2017 9:20 am | by Eric Chen | Comments
At the southeast corner of Bay and Bloor, and across much of the block, work has been progressing over the past few weeks on the Manulife Centre's Podium and Streetscape Revitalization. Since ... read more

Massive Tower Complex in the Works for Scarborough Centre

120 Grangeway Avenue, Goldman Group, Richmond Architects, Toronto
July 27, 2017 4:42 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Continuing our coverage of last week's Design Review Panel (DRP) that focused on the future of Scarborough Centre, a pre-application presentation was held for a significant condo development at ... read more

Shoring and Site Prep Underway for CIBC Square on Bay Street

CIBC Square, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Hines, WilkinsonEyre Architects
July 27, 2017 4:27 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the time since a ceremonial groundbreaking was held to commemorate the start of construction on Ivanhoé Cambridge and Hines' CIBC Square just over a month ago, ... read more

Demolition Clearing Site for The Well at Front and Spadina

The Well, HPA, AAA, BDP Architects, aA, Diamond Corp, Allied, RioCan, Toronto
July 27, 2017 12:00 pm | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
On the west side of Downtown Toronto and the northwest corner of Front and Spadina, demolition work is making way for The Well, the much-anticipated master-planned, mixed-use community that will ... read more

Construction Underway at Alterra's 36-Storey 159SW Tower

159SW, Toronto, by Alterra Group of Companies, Richmond Architects, Quadrangle
July 27, 2017 9:55 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
At the southwest corner of Sherbourne and Wellesley in Downtown Toronto, a former gas station and donut shop is now a construction site. Developed by the Alterra Group of Companies, the 36-storey ... read more

Excavation Prepping Midtown Site of Shiplake's Lillian Park

Lillian Park, Shiplake Management, Rafael + Bigauskas Architects, Toronto
July 26, 2017 3:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton area is bursting at the seams with new development, as property owners scramble to maximize residentially-zoned land with added density, some of it on properties which ... read more