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Building a New Burlington: An Interview with LJM's Liaquat Mian

Liaquat J. Mian in his office, image by Stefan Novakovic
March 16, 2016 11:32 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Driving north on Burlington's Appleby Line, plots of undeveloped land dotted with low-rise structures meet the eye north of the QEW. Continuing north, however, a more urban landscape becomes ... read more

Growth to Watch For in 2016: The Jarvis and Church Corridors

Duration Investments, 308-314 Jarvis, 225 Mutual, Quadrangle Architects, Toronto
March 15, 2016 5:20 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
This edition of our Growth to Watch For series explores development at the eastern edge of Downtown Toronto along the Church and Jarvis Street corridors between Bloor Street and The ... read more

Great Gulf and Hullmark's 48 Power Street Evaluated at DRP

48 Power Street, Toronto, by Great Gulf Homes, Hullmark, Core Architects
March 15, 2016 4:34 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Great Gulf and Hullmark's proposed condominium development at 48 Power Street was seen for the first time by the City of Toronto's Design Review Panel (DRP) on March 10th, 2016. While ... read more

Lago at the Waterfront & Riva del Lago Both Close to Topping Off

Lago at the Waterfront, Riva del Lago, Toronto, Mattamy Homes, Biddington Group
March 15, 2016 3:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The side-by-side construction sites of Lago at the Waterfront and Riva del Lago are now both approaching their final heights in Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores area. Developed ... read more

Quadrangle to Design Artscape Launchpad at Daniels Waterfront

Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts, Toronto, by The Daniels Corporation
March 14, 2016 4:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Scheduled to open in 2018 as part of the Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts complex, the Artscape Launchpad will add a 30,000 ft² creative hub to Toronto's waterfront. Designed to help nurture ... read more

First Tower Floor Taking Shape at Tridel's Ten York

Ten York Street Condos, Tridel, Wallman Architects, Toronto
March 14, 2016 3:13 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The rapid ascent of Toronto's South Core skyline is primed to continue, as Tridel's Ten York Street Condos prepares to begin its climb to an eventual height of 65 storeys in ... read more

Video Provides Insight into Transformation of BMO Field

BMO Field, MLSE, Gensler, PCL, Toronto
March 14, 2016 12:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The second phase of renovation and expansion continues at BMO Field, the current home of the MLS' Toronto FC and future home of the CFL's Toronto Argonauts. The expansion project is ... read more

Design Review Panel Questions Davpart's 1 Eglinton East Plan

1 Eglinton East, Davpart, Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto
March 14, 2016 10:40 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
It was a busy roster at Toronto's Design Review Panel (DRP) on March 10, as no less than four towers were presented to panel members for feedback. Making its case to be one of the city's next ... read more

Rezoning Application Submitted to Allow 65 Storeys at 475 Yonge

475 Yonge Street, Toronto, by Quadrangle Architects
March 11, 2016 6:35 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On March 9th, a rezoning application for the site of the Marriott hotel at the northeast corner of Yonge and Wood was submitted to the City of Toronto. The pair of high-rise towers—65 and 45 ... read more

ArtHaus Brings Innovative Technologies to the Ottawa Market

March 11, 2016 5:47 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
After several decades of suburban growth, many North American cities are experiencing a strong demographic growth within their downtown cores, as a large swath of the population is rediscovering ... read more

Mizrahi Shows Refined 'The One' at Design Review Panel

The One, Mizrahi Developments, Foster + Partners, Core Architects, Toronto
March 11, 2016 3:58 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Appearing for its second pass through Toronto's Design Review Panel (DRP) on March 10, Mizrahi Developments' highly-anticipated and widely-publicized proposal for The One showcased further ... read more

Concourse Building Details Re-Emerging as EY Tower Progresses

EY Tower, Richmond-Adelaide, Oxford, Kohn Pederson Fox Associates
March 11, 2016 12:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The 1928-built Concourse Building at 120 Adelaide West existed in its original form until 2013, when work began on the disassembly of its Art Deco exterior and demolition of the rest of its ... read more

Public Consultation Brings Details On Bathurst Street Rental

1996-2000 Bathurst Street, Quadrangle Architects, Eldebron Holdings, toronto
March 10, 2016 1:00 pm | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
It is estimated that approximately 50% of Torontonians are renters. With a aging rental housing stock in need of repairs and a strong demographic growth, many privately and publicly-owned ... read more

New Renderings Reveal Sleek 38-storey Rental Tower on Balliol

22 Balliol Residences, Shiplake Management Company, gh3, Toronto
March 9, 2016 5:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The area east of Davisville subway station over to Mount Pleasant Road is increasingly dominated by mid and high-rise rental towers and a number of condominiums. Currently under construction in ... read more

Lifetime Proposes Terraced Residential at Wellington and Draper

485 Wellington Street West, Lifetime Developments, Wallman Architects
March 9, 2016 12:26 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Steps west of the site of the much-anticipated mixed-use project 'The Well', Lifetime Developments has proposed a 16-storey mixed-use building for the southwest corner of ... read more

Commercial Development for Avenue Road North of Lawrence

1780 Avenue Road, OFFICEArchitecture, Cresford Developments
March 8, 2016 4:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The world is changing in the digital age, and services that we depended upon just a dozen years ago have evolved in ways we never expected. Canada Post now handles more packages and fewer letters, ... read more

Tridel's Unique Form Condos Coming to McCaul Street

Form Condos, Toronto by Tridel, architectsAlliance
March 8, 2016 3:19 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Just south of OCAD's iconic Sharp Centre for Design—better known as Will Alsop's tabletop building—two new architectsAlliance-designed buildings will add a modernist presence to ... read more

Pusateri's Opens First Food Hall at Saks Fifth Avenue

Pusateri's Food Hall at Saks Fifth Avenue, Sherway Gardens, Toronto
March 7, 2016 9:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The first of the Pusateri's Food Halls at Saks Fifth Avenue has opened at the US luxury department store's Sherway Gardens location in the Toronto suburb of Etobicoke. Sharing the lower level with ... read more

High-Rise Rental Towers Proposed at Soudan and Brownlow

200 Soudan, Toronto, by The Benvenuto Group, Neuf Architect(e)s
March 7, 2016 5:40 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Two rental towers have been proposed at the corner of Soudan and Brownlow Avenues in Midtown Toronto. Located at the southeast edge of the Yonge and Eglinton area, the Benvenuto Group development ... read more

Times Group Proposes Two-Tower Development near Yonge and Eglinton

55 Broadway Avenue, Wallman Architects, Times Group Corporation, Toronto
March 7, 2016 5:14 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With major transit improvements on the horizon, the Yonge and Eglinton area has attracted the interest of countless developers, as new proposals continue to spell out a denser, more urban future ... read more