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New Design Submitted for 53-63 Sheppard West Development

53-63 Sheppard Avenue West, Toronto, by Grmada, WZHM, Pellow + Associates
June 5, 2017 11:50 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
A block and a half west of Yonge Street, a site on the south side of Sheppard Avenue West straddles the boundary of what the City of Toronto regards as three very different contexts. Just west of ... read more

Residential Towers Soon to Rise at Daniels Waterfront

Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts, Daniels Corporation, RAW, Toronto
June 5, 2017 11:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the half-dozen years since the completion of Sugar Beach, Corus Quay, and George Brown College kickstarted investment in Toronto's then relatively barren East Bayfront district, further ... read more

DenseCity Part 3: How Developers Determine Density

density, densecity, Toronto
June 2, 2017 5:58 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
In the first two parts of our DenseCity series, we took a look at the planning framework that manages growth in Toronto both past and present, in order to understand the how and why of ... read more

Wave of Projects Making Their Way To June Community Councils

859 Eglinton Avenue West by Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
June 2, 2017 5:37 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
On June 13th—less than two weeks time—a wave of development applications will be making their way to Etobicoke, North York, Scarborough, and Toronto East York Community Councils. At the four ... read more

First Capital's King HighLine Redefining Stretch of King West

King HighLine, First Capital, Kasian, TACT Architecture, Toronto
June 2, 2017 12:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In Toronto, King Street West has arguably seen more change than just about any other stretch of road in the city over the last dozen years, and the pace of change is not showing signs of letting ... read more

2851 Yonge Recommended for Approval With Reduced Height

2851 Yonge Street, Toronto, by Muir Park Developments, CORE Architects
June 2, 2017 11:42 am | by Eric Chen | Comments
Following an updated submission for the CORE Architects designed mid-rise at 2851 Yonge Street, City Staff have recommended the slightly scaled-down project for approval. Planned at a reduced ... read more

Yorkdale Mall: West Wing the Next Step in Retail Expansion

Yorkdale Mall, Toronto, by Oxford Properties
June 1, 2017 5:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
At the east end of Toronto's Yorkdale Mall, the recent announcement of Drake's upcoming OVO store means that another marquee presence will be coming to the marquee shopping destination. Following ... read more

Below Grade Forming Progressing for Lash's The Barrington

The Barrington, Richmond Architects, Lash Group, The Goldman Group, Toronto
June 1, 2017 4:29 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new condominium development will soon contribute more density at Midtown Toronto's growing Bathurst and St. Clair area. Construction of Lash Group and Goldman Group's The ... read more

Women's Shelter Proposed at 940 Sheppard Avenue West

North York Women's Shelter by LGA Architectural Partners, Toronto
June 1, 2017 4:18 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
In the first week of May, a Site Plan Application (SPA) was submitted to the City of Toronto's planning department for the redevelopment of a new North York Women's Shelter (NYWS) facility, to be ... read more

Stone and Wood Cladding to Dominate at The Parkview on Keele

200 Keele Street, Romanov Romanov Architects Incorporated, Toronto
June 1, 2017 1:30 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
Updated plans for a proposed mid-rise development called The Parkview at 200 Keele Street have been posted on Toronto's Development Applications web page, revealing the proposed materials for ... read more

Topping Off May 2017: What's Hot on UrbanToronto

Topping Off May 2017: What's Hot on UrbanToronto
June 1, 2017 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With another busy month of city-building, transportation, and real estate talk now behind us, we round up May 2017's hottest stories, Database files, and Forum threads. Our Top Ten News ... read more

Exterior Finishes Wrapping Up at Backstage on The Esplanade

Backstage on The Esplanade, Cityzen, Fernbrook, Castlepoint Numa, Toronto
May 31, 2017 2:02 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With occupancy well under way, residents continue to replace construction workers at Cityzen Development Group, Fernbrook Homes, and Castlepoint Numa's Backstage on the ... read more

Nobu Toronto Officially Launches With Star Power in the House

The press launch for Nobu Toronto included Robert De Niro
May 30, 2017 3:50 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Nobu Toronto, a restaurant, hotel, and condo combo planned for Mercer Street in Toronto's Entertainment District, was officially launched by developers the Madison Group and Westdale ... read more