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UPDATE: Canary District: Block 16 Hits Waterfront Design Review Panel

Site plan for the Canary District, Toronto, West Don Lands, DundeeKilmer
November 29, 2016 12:55 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
The Canary District in Downtown Toronto's eastern end became a new neighbourhood virtually overnight when the area's buildings, originally built as housing for the 2015 Pan Am Games ... read more

Rear of Deer Park Church Coming Down for Blue Diamond Condo

Blue Diamond Condos, Camrost-Felcorp, Toronto
November 29, 2016 10:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A few months after hoarding was installed around the 1911-built Norman-Gothic-style Deer Park United Church at 129 St. Clair Avenue West, demolition has begun on the south end of the structure. A ... read more

House of Gathering: Holy Blossom Temple Begins its Renewal

Holy Blossom Temple, Toronto, by Diamond Schmitt Architects
November 28, 2016 6:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
"The three main pillars of a Synagogue are the House of Prayer (Beit Tefillah), House of Study (Beit Midrash), and the House of Gathering (Beit Knesset)," Diamond Schmitt Architects' Wen-ying Lu ... read more

4-Storey Rosedale Development Presented to Community

The Dale, Toronto, by Platinum Vista, Hariri Pontarini
November 25, 2016 5:40 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Designed by Hariri Pontarini Architects, a 4-storey development in Toronto's exclusive Rosedale neighbourhood was presented at a community consultation on Tuesday, November 22nd. By 7 PM, Bloor ... read more

St. James Town Heritage Home Re-Located for New Density

North St. James Town, Toronto, Lanterra, architectsAlliance
November 25, 2016 5:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another of the early elements in Toronto's long-anticipated North St. James Town redevelopment plan has begun on Howard Street near Bloor and Sherbourne. 76 Howard Street—a two and a half ... read more

Infill Proposed for Tower-in-the-Park Site at Bathurst and Steeles

6040 Bathurst Street, Pinedale Properties, IBI Group Architects, Toronto
November 25, 2016 4:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The increasing value of Toronto land is convincing owners of many Tower-in-the-Park style residential developments to propose intensification of their properties. Many of these sparsely built-out ... read more

Columbus Centre on Lawrence at Dufferin to be Redeveloped

901 Lawrence Avenue West, Villa Charities, CS&P Architects, Toronto
November 25, 2016 3:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Columbus Centre, Toronto's Italian community centre located at the southwest corner of Lawrence Avenue West and Dufferin Street, is proposed to be rebuilt. Earlier this month, CS&P ... read more

Bloor West Village Mid-Rise Appears at Design Review Panel

2452 Bloor Street West, Quadrangle Architects, Plaza, Toronto
November 25, 2016 1:54 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Bloor West Village in Toronto's West End is turning into a hotbed of development activity, as the historic stretch of Bloor sandwiched between High Park and the Humber River is being densified ... read more

Menkes' LCBO Lands Proposal Presented to Design Review Panel

Looking northeast towards the LCBO Tower at 100 Queens Quay East, Toronto
November 24, 2016 3:20 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Yesterday, Waterfront Toronto's Design Review Panel conducted a meeting for the LCBO Lands proposal at 55 Lake Shore Boulevard East and 100 Queens Quay East. The 11.5-acre site, recently purchased ... read more