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Edgeley Pond and Park to Act as Catalyst for Growth in Vaughan

Edgeley Pond + Park, Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, Jane Street, Highway 7
November 15, 2017 1:28 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A couple of kilometres to the northwest of York University's main campus, a new downtown for the suburban Toronto municipality of Vaughan is gradually becoming a reality. A new breed of buildings ... read more

Harbour Eats Food Hall to open in Toronto's South Core

Tables, Harbour Eats by Mercatino, BuildItByDesign, Harbour Plaza, Toronto
November 15, 2017 1:00 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Calgary based food purveyor Mercatino is expanding to make Downtown Toronto it’s first location beyond Alberta, on the 5th floor of the PATH network-connected podium at One York (Sun Life ... read more

88 North Second Crane Installed, Below Grade Work Underway

88 North, St Thomas Developments, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
November 14, 2017 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been watching construction activity for St Thomas Developments' 88 North, a new condominium tower soon to rise beside Shuter Street at Mutual. The building is replacing the north ... read more

Demolition Clearing Honest Ed's for Westbank's Mirvish Village

Mirvish Village, Westbank, Henriquez Partners, Honest Ed's, Toronto
November 13, 2017 5:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following the bittersweet closure of Toronto's iconic Honest Ed's store at the end of 2016 and the May 2017 removal of some of the retailer's glittering signage, structural demolition work has ... read more

191 Parliament Plan Reduced Following Consultations

191 Parliament redevelopment showing increased setbacks. Kohn Architects.
November 13, 2017 2:31 pm | by Josie Harrison | Comments
A proposed mixed-use building in Toronto's Corktown neighbourhood has changed several design features—including density—after the City released its Preliminary Report in March earlier this ... read more

Anthony Townsend Poses Questions for Sidewalk Labs at Quayside

Anthony Townsend, Quayside, UWPAT, Toronto, Craig White, Sidewalk
November 10, 2017 5:17 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
When Sidewalk Labs, the city-building arm of Google parent company Alphabet, announced plans to build a data-driven neighbourhood of the future on the waterfront, Torontonians were predictably ... read more

Marlin Spring Proposes Mid-Rise Condo on The Queensway

November 10, 2017 10:57 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The wide suburban Etobicoke arterial road The Queensway, dominated by single-storey strip commercial buildings, some with apartments on a second floor, is in the midst of transforming into a more ... read more

Galaxy Communities Propose Condo at Ellesmere and Brimley

Galaxy Communities, KLM Planning, TACT, Ellsemere and Brimley, Scarborough
November 9, 2017 4:53 pm | by Jorge Quesada | Comments
A rezoning application was submitted to the City of Toronto on November 2nd by KLM Planning Partners Inc on behalf of their client, Galaxy Communities, for a proposed 15-storey mixed-use ... read more

'Midtown in Focus' to Update Yonge-Eglinton Secondary Plan

Midtown in Focus, Toronto, Yonge-Eglinton Secondary Plan
November 9, 2017 3:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since being adopted by City Council in August 2014, the Midtown in Focus plan has been guiding planning policy and helping to prepare central Toronto for the future. On November 15th, ... read more