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One Bloor East: Podium Levels Take Shape at Yonge and Bloor

One Bloor East, Toronto, by Great Gulf, Hariri Pontarini Architects
August 10, 2016 6:10 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
By virtue of its height alone, Toronto's One Bloor East can claim iconic status in its prominent mid-city location. As a work in progress, Great Gulf's 76-storey tower is already a focal point and ... read more

On The Park Evolves With Attention-Grabbing New Design

On the Park, Toronto, by Tridel, Graziani + Corazza
August 10, 2016 5:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Once home to Toronto's Inn on the Park, a revised plan has emerged for the Leslie Street site of the On The Park development. Early last year, a Tridel project to redevelop the site came online, ... read more

Dunpar Homes Proposes 28 and 30-Storey Towers at Mimico GO

Aerial, 39 Newcastle, Toronto, by Turner Fleischer Architects for Dunpar Homes
August 9, 2016 4:40 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto developer Dunpar Homes has proposed a two-tower residential development at 39 Newcastle Street, immediately north of Mimico GO station in the city's West. The 606-suite Turner ... read more

New Rendering Offers Full View of 51-Storey Eight Cumberland

Eight Cumberland, Toronto, by Phantom, Great Gulf, architectsAlliance
August 9, 2016 1:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Just west of Yonge Street, Eight Cumberland by Great Gulf and Phantom Developments is now set to add to a 51-storey presence to Toronto's Yorkville skyline. Initially ... read more

Excavation in Full Swing at Chestnut Hill's Lotus Condos

Lotus Condos, Kirkor, Chestnut Hill Developments, Fortress RDI
August 8, 2016 5:54 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Primed by a late-2015 Ontario Municipal Board approval, a block of bungalows were recently taken down to make way for the shoring phase of Lotus Condos, a 12-storey condo development from ... read more

Menkes' 60 Shuter Street Redesigned as 29-Storey Tower

60 Shuter Street, Toronto, by Menkes, architectsAlliance
August 8, 2016 1:07 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Last year, a 42-storey condominium tower was proposed for the northeast corner of Church and Shuter in Downtown Toronto. Replacing a surface parking lot fronting the corner and a three-storey ... read more

82-Unit Affordable Rental Development Planned Near Casa Loma

200 Madison Avenue, McKnight Charron Limited Architects, Madison View, Toronto
August 8, 2016 10:58 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Almost 8 years after the City of Toronto's Planning Department recommended approval of an 82-unit affordable housing development located at 200 Madison Avenue in Toronto's Casa Loma ... read more

32 Storeys Proposed at Southeast Corner of Shuter and Mutual

81 Shuter, Toronto, by Hyde Park Homes, architectsAlliance
August 5, 2016 4:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Immediately east of the massive surface parking lot that could soon be replaced by the towers of 88 Queen East, the southeast corner of Shuter and Mutual is now also subject to a high-rise ... read more

Cluster of High-Rises Remaking the Church Street Corridor

365 Church, Toronto, by Menkes, Wallman Architects
August 5, 2016 11:45 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Long Toronto's main north-south artery—and most famous street—Downtown Yonge Street has recently also become a poster child for the impacts of new development. As a wave of ongoing and proposed ... read more

Habitat for Humanity Breaks Ground on Scarborough Build

140 Pinery Trail, Habitat for Humanity, Giannone Petricone Associates, Toronto
August 5, 2016 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Yesterday morning, members of the Toronto Foundation board of directors and Habitat for Humanity Greater Toronto Area (Habitat GTA) were joined by Mayor John Tory to celebrate the ... read more

Terraced Mid-Rise Rental Proposed on Dundas at the Humber

4125 Dundas West, TACT Architecture, Toronto
August 4, 2016 3:28 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A recent proposal tabled for a site on Dundas Street immediately west of the Humber River aims to create an appropriate transition between the medium density developments to the west and the ... read more

Exhibit Residences' Shifting Design Shapes Up on Bloor West

Exhibit Residences, Toronto, by Bazis, Metropia, Plaza, Rosario Varacalli
August 4, 2016 2:51 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Directly across the street from the jagged form of the ROM's Michael Lee-Chin Crystal, the Rosario Varacalli-designed Exhibit Residences is now in the latter stages of construction on Toronto's ... read more

Major Residential Development Proposed Near Wilson Subway

4-6 Tippett Road, Malibu Investments, RAW Design, Toronto
August 4, 2016 1:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The area east of Wilson subway station on TTC Line 1 has been in a state of flux for some time. Recent developments such as Gramercy Park and The Station Condos have added new life to ... read more

Monde Condominium Construction Approaches Grade Level

Monde Condominiums, Great Gulf Homes, Moshe Safdie, Quadrangle, Toronto
August 3, 2016 12:16 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The once industrial stretch of Toronto's waterfront now being reborn as the East Bayfront district will soon be home to thousands of residents, adding a round-the-clock population to an area that ... read more

Retail Space Taking Shape at King + Condos

King + Condos, King Plus Development, TACT Architecture, Toronto
August 3, 2016 11:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was November 2015 when we last looked at the King and Sherbourne site of King + Condos, a new 17-storey condominium tower by King Plus Development on Toronto's east ... read more

16-Storey Development Proposed at Bathurst and Eglinton

859 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto, by Quadrangle Architects
August 2, 2016 4:35 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Previously subject to a development application in 2011, the southwest corner of Bathurst and Eglinton could now be home to another Toronto tower, with plans for a 16-storey project recently ... read more

Drone Flyover Shows Steady Climb of 6th and Tenth

Aerial shot of construction, Calgary, 6th and Tenth, Lamb, Surrealplaces
August 2, 2016 2:55 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
A drone flyover shows steady progress at the site of Lamb Development's 6th and Tenth project in Calgary. read more

Pinnacle Propose 25-Storey Turner Fleischer Design in Etobicoke

5415 Dundas Street West, Toronto, by Pinnacle International, Turner Fleischer
July 29, 2016 3:25 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As Dundas Street curves southwest from Toronto's Kipling Station, a growing agglomeration of residential high-rises is clustering around the TTC's Line 2 terminus. Immediately west of the station, ... read more

Drone Shots Highlight Vogue's Crown

Vogue construction progress, LaCaille, S2 Architecture, Surrealplaces
July 29, 2016 2:55 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The Art Deco-inspired crown of Vogue in Calgary is coming together quickly, with Surrealplaces capturing the progress with a drone. read more

Terraced Mid-Rise "The Step" to Ascend on Islington Avenue

The Step Condos, Toronto, Terranata Developments, Jonathan Weizel Architect
July 29, 2016 12:14 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rising land values are unlocking new development potential in several areas around Toronto, bringing new opportunities for urban intensification in areas that allow developers to pass on savings ... read more