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High Park Ave: High-Rises Tabled to Fill Tower-In-The-Park Block

High Park Village, Toronto, by GWL Realty Advisors, Zeidler Architects
January 3, 2017 4:50 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Immediately north of High Park, the low-rise homes that characterize much of Toronto's west end give way to a cluster of mid-to-late 20th century towers. Rising well above the immediate ... read more

Last Phase of River City Seeking Site Plan Approval

Harris Square condos, Toronto, designed by Saucier + Perrotte for Urban Capital
January 2, 2017 5:25 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The City of Toronto has received a Site Plan Approval submission for the fourth and final phase at Urban Capital's River City development in the West Don Lands. Dubbed 'Harris Square' after Lawren ... read more

Wave of Tower-In-The-Park Infill Proposals Continues in Midtown

66 Broadway Avenue, Beaux Properties, CS&P Architects, Toronto
January 2, 2017 3:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's mid-20th century housing boom made Tower-In-The-Park apartment typologies ubiquitous throughout the city. A half-century later, our city's latest growth spurt is re-imagining the ... read more

Kentucky Fried Chic: Condo to Replace KFC in Scarborough

3359 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, David Peterson Architect
December 22, 2016 1:38 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
East of Toronto's Victoria Park Avenue, the southeast corner of Danforth and Byng is subject to a site plan application for a mid-rise condominium building. Long occupied by a KFC outlet, the ... read more

Mid-Rise Density Tabled for Dufferin and Lawrence

3019 Dufferin, Toronto, by Hounslow Holdings, Architecture Unfolded
December 22, 2016 11:10 am | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Just south of Lawrence Avenue, a new development proposal has been submitted to the City of Toronto to allow an 8-storey, 105-unit project at 3019 Dufferin Street. Located on a ... read more

Proposed Distillery District Tower Falls Flat at Design Review

31 Parliament Street, Arquitectonica, Goldberg Group, Toronto
December 21, 2016 5:18 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
An ambitious proposal for a 49-storey tower at 31 Parliament Street located at the southern edge of the Distillery District was presented to the City of Toronto's Design Review Panel last week, ... read more

Cladding Installation Practically Complete at Fuse2 Condos

Fuse Condos, Fuse2, Neudorfer, Barrett, Burka, Toronto
December 21, 2016 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's been a busy few weeks at the Dupont and Lansdowne site of Neudorfer Corporation's Fuse and Fuse2 Condos in Toronto's West End. December marked the first occupancies for ... read more

Upper Beaches: 9-Storey Condo Proposed on Kingston Road

507-511 Kingston Road, Toronto, by Nova Vista, architectsAlliance
December 21, 2016 3:05 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Though not officially designated as an 'Avenue' under the Official Plan, Toronto's Kingston Road is gradually taking on the characteristics of a mid-rise urban corridor. Across the Upper Beaches ... read more

KPMG Building Marks First Step for Vaughan's Nascent Downtown

KPMG Vaughan, Vaughan, by SmartREIT, Diamond Schmitt
December 20, 2016 5:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
From outside, KPMG Vaughan is an odd place. Like the black monolith in 2001: A Space Odyssey, the building seems an intrusion from another world. Seemingly engulfed by the parking lot of an almost ... read more