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DRP Assesses 58-storey Rental Tower at 591 Sherbourne

601 Sherbourne, Toronto, by Medallion Corporation, Page + Steele / IBI Group
June 17, 2016 6:37 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Alongside Allied and Westbank's BIG proposal for 489-539 King Street West, another big project was assessed by the City's of Toronto's Design Review Panel on Thursday, June 16th. Located in north ... read more

59-Storey Tower Proposed on Yonge at Scollard in Bloor-Yorkville

1 Scollard, Toronto, designed by KPMB Architects for the Cityzen Group
June 17, 2016 4:58 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A residential tower has been proposed by the Cityzen Development Group for the southwest corner of Yonge and Scollard Streets in Toronto's tony Bloor-Yorkville area. Designed by the highly ... read more

Design Review Panel Digs Into BIG's Mountain on King West

Allied, Westbank, 489-539 King West, Bjarke Ingels Group, Toronto
June 17, 2016 11:20 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Bjarke Ingels' highly-anticipated Toronto debut hit a speed bump on Thursday as BIG's proposal for 489-539 King Street West made its first pass through Toronto's Design Review Panel (DRP). ... read more

Dunpar's Trafalgar Ridge Townhomes Taking Shape in Oakville

Trafalgar Ridge, Dunpar Homes, Oakville
June 16, 2016 10:58 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
As glass condominium towers take over the skylines of Toronto and its surrounding suburbs, single-family housing stock is growing more scarce, putting pressure on developers to introduce more ... read more

30-Storey Rental Tower, Artscape Hub Coming to Weston Village

22 John Street, Toronto, by the City of Toronto, Rockport Group, Artscape
June 15, 2016 5:22 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Big changes are coming to a Weston Village parking lot north of Toronto's Weston Road and Lawrence Avenue intersection. The John Street site will soon be home to a 30-storey rental tower, a new ... read more

Four-Storey Infill Development Proposed for 200 Keele Street

200 Keele Street, Romanov Romanov Architects, Toronto
June 15, 2016 3:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The neighbourhood north of Toronto's High Park is marked by a substantial number of high-rise rental towers, mostly built in the 1960s, while surrounding the apartments, the streets maintain a ... read more

45-Storey Lighthouse Tower Launches at Daniels Waterfront

Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts, Toronto, by The Daniels Corporation,
June 15, 2016 12:13 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Just north of Toronto's Sugar Beach, the first phase of Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts is already well under construction on Queens Quay East. The 280,000 ft² office condo complex will be ... read more

Waterview Condominiums Now Topping Off in Grimsby

Waterview Condominiums, LJM Developments, Icon Architects, Grimsby
June 15, 2016 11:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's hot real estate market continues to foster new development, though rising prices within the city limits have become increasingly exclusionary, forcing many buyers to look beyond the 416 ... read more

Mirvish Village: Updated Plan Praised, Criticized at Consultation

Mirvish Village, Toronto, by Westbank Corp., Henriquez Partners Architects
June 14, 2016 5:23 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
By 6:30 PM, the crowd at the Bickford Centre was spilling out into the courtyard. Inside, the presentations weren't due to start for another hour, and the place was already packed. The hallway ... read more

Fuse2 Condos Now Topped Off on Davenport Village Skyline

Fuse Condos, Toronto, Barrett Architect, Burka, Neudorfer Corporation
June 14, 2016 4:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction activity has recently attained another milestone at the Davenport Village site of Neudorfer Corporation's Fuse and Fuse2 Condos. Following the topping off the Barrett ... read more

Colourful Cladding Appears at LJM's Appleby Gardens in Burlington

Appleby Gardens Condominiums, LJM Developments, Icon Architects, Burlington
June 14, 2016 12:27 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
More often than not, suburban development in the Greater Toronto Area comes in the form of subdivision housing, a model which is gradually being supplanted by projects with more urban inspiration. ... read more

875 Queen East Brings Mid-Rise Density to Leslieville

875 Queen Street East, Toronto, by Harhay Developments, OFFICEArchitecture
June 14, 2016 11:18 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Past the Don Valley and the rail tracks beyond, Toronto's Leslieville neighbourhood remains a mostly low-rise community. Eschewing much of the high-rise construction boom concentrated to its west, ... read more

Excavation in Full Swing at The Craftsman in Mississauga

The Craftsman Condominium Residences, VANDYK Group of Companies, SMV Architects
June 14, 2016 10:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A full year since the project's June 2015 ground breaking ceremony, the massive 4.4 acre site of The Craftsman Condominium Residences by the VANDYK group of companies is ... read more

Construction Peeks Above Grade at Sixty Colborne Condos

Sixty Colborne, Toronto, by Freed, Carterra Private Equities, architectsAlliance
June 13, 2016 5:05 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Over a year and a half into construction, Freed and Carttera's Sixty Colborne Condos is now emerging above grade at the Downtown Toronto intersection of Church and King Streets. With the 25-storey ... read more

47-Storey Charles Street Condo Recommended For Approval

The Manhattan, Toronto, by Aspen Ridge Homes, Quadrangle Architects
June 13, 2016 12:00 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
In late 2014, a 52-storey condo tower was proposed for Toronto's 68 Charles Street East, rising above a cluster of heritage buildings that sit on the northwest corner of Church and Charles. While ... read more

Mid-Rise Proposal Tabled for 4569 Kingston Road in Scarborough

4569 Kingston Road, Toronto, Scarborough, Onespace Unlimited
June 13, 2016 10:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A proposal to redevelop a two-storey house-turned-commercial structure and surrounding parking lot at 4569 Kingston Road, a short distance east of Morningside Avenue in Scarborough, has ... read more

Freed Proposes Massive Multi-Tower Development in Mimico

Grand Park Village, Freed, architectsAlliance, Toronto, Mimico
June 10, 2016 4:19 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier this week, a major proposal from Freed Developments was submitted to the City of Toronto for a multi-property site at 10 Audley Street near Mimico GO Station in the Toronto suburb of ... read more

New Low-Rise Retail Buildings Proposed on Yorkville Avenue

First Capital Holdings, 106-108 Yorkville, Audax Architecture, Toronto
June 10, 2016 1:44 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
In the midst of a high-rise boom in Toronto's Bloor-Yorkville area, a more modestly scaled proposal has been put forward by First Capital Realty to construct two low-rise commercial buildings ... read more

Design Evolving for 40-storey Rental at Dundas and Aukland

Dundas & Aukland, Diamond Schmitt Architects, Main and Main, Toronto
June 9, 2016 4:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Plans for a large-scale rental and retail development in Toronto's Six Points area are evolving, as developer Main and Main apply for Site Plan Control. Now known under the working title of Dundas ... read more

Cladding Installation Progressing at Bartholomew Condos

The Bartholomew, Daniels, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
June 9, 2016 1:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the weeks since we last checked in on The Daniels Corporation's The Bartholomew, substantial progress has been made on the Quadrangle Architects-designed condominium and townhome ... read more