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Westin Prince Hotel Infill Re-Development Proposed to City

Westin Prince Hotel, 900 York Mills Road, Rendering by Quadrangle Architects
November 3, 2017 1:24 pm | by Josie Harrison | Comments
Haven Developments has submitted an Official Plan and Zoning By Law Amendment application to the City of Toronto proposing an infill redevelopment surrounding the Westin Prince Hotel at 900 ... read more

Building Foundations in Unstable Soil a Common Issue in the GTA

GeoSolv, foundations, toronto, GTA, ground improvement
November 3, 2017 10:00 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Walking through the city, the average passerby will observe and admire the buildings around them, but more often than not, one of the most important yet under-appreciated components of these ... read more

Public Engagement Sought as 300 Bloor West Proposal Evolves

300 Bloor St W, Toronto, designed by KPMB Architects for Northrop Developments
November 2, 2017 1:40 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
Public consultations have begun for a proposed mixed-use redevelopment at 300 Bloor Street West, along the southern edge of Toronto's Annex neighbourhood. Home to Bloor Street United Church, ... read more

Excavation Wraps Up as Crane Raised for Shiplake's Lillian Park

Lillian Park, Shiplake, Dunfield, Toronto, Rafael + Bigauskas Architects
November 1, 2017 3:32 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another tower crane has risen into the skyline of Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton neighbourhood, as construction activity heats up at the site of Shiplake Management Company's Lillian Park. ... read more

Scarborough 'Tower-in-the-Park' Infill Proposal Evolves

November 1, 2017 1:55 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
A proposal for an infill tower in Scarborough at 25 Thunder Grove has been resubmitted with changes. The proposal for a 12-storey development was first submitted in mid-2016 for a ... read more

Rapid Ascent Continues at CentreCourt's Grid Condos

Grid Condos, CentreCourt, Page + Steele / IBI, Dundas Square Gardens, Gupta
November 1, 2017 12:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Among the two 50-storey condominium towers rising from Toronto's Dundas and Jarvis intersection, construction of CentreCourt's Grid Condos is picking up speed. While Grid began ... read more

Mid-Rise Condo Proposal Advancing on Sheppard Avenue West

813-817 Sheppard Avenue West, Kirkor, Royal Lane, Toronto
October 31, 2017 3:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The stretch of Toronto's Sheppard Avenue West between Bathurst Street and Wilson Heights Boulevard has been gradually intensifying over the past several years, and the wave of growth shows no ... read more

Cladding Progressing as Totem Condos Nears Final Height

Totem Condos, Worsley Urban Partners, RAW Design, Toronto
October 31, 2017 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The west side of Toronto's Church and Wellesley neighbourhood is undergoing a vertical growth spurt as new towers add density to the blocks surrounding Wellesley subway station. One of the many ... read more

Plans Submitted for Phase 2 of Allenbury Gardens Rebuild

Allenbury Gardens, TCHC, Fram, Core Architects, Toronto
October 31, 2017 10:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just north of Fairview Mall and Don Mills subway station, the revitalization of the Allenbury Gardens community is well underway. Following the same mixed-income model being implemented ... read more

Cats and a Cloudmaker: Exploring King West Public Realm Vision

King St. West, Westbank, Allied, Bjarke Ingles Group, Toronto
October 30, 2017 4:35 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Amid the flood of development applications over the past few years, one project that has been making particularly large waves since its reveal is Westbank and Allied's King West, the Bjarke Ingels ... read more

45-Storey Mixed-Use Tower Proposed at Church and Richmond

120 Church Street, Toronto, designed by Teeple Architects for the Madison Group
October 30, 2017 3:58 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The Madison Group has submitted a zoning by-law amendment application for a 45-storey mixed-use residential tower on the east side of Downtown Toronto at 114 and 120 Church Street, and at 59 ... read more

The Bentway Skate Trail Racing Towards Winter Opening

The Bentway, Waterfront Toronto, Public Work, Greenberg Consultants
October 30, 2017 10:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A very Canadian enhancement to Toronto's public realm just west of Downtown is nearing completion as construction progresses on a new skate trail under the Gardiner Expressway. The trail will be ... read more