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Excavation Ramps Up Long-Awaited Construction at 90 Niagara

90 Niagara, Toronto, by Fieldgate Homes, Giannone Petricone Associates
May 12, 2017 11:30 am | by Alexander Vu | Comments
Just over three years ago, Fieldgate Homes' 90 Niagara was announced as a new addition to the rapidly growing King West neighbourhood. A year later, the site's single-storey industrial ... read more

The Rose Club Set to Join Yonge & Eglinton Neighbourhood

The Rose Club by Drew Mandel Architects for UrbanQuest Inc. Toronto
May 11, 2017 2:47 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
High density projects have been hitting the Yonge & Eglinton corridor especially hard over the past few years. While many of these are for tall mixed-use residential towers or infill ... read more

Site Preparation Underway at Lindvest's Sonic Condos

Sonic, SuperSonic, Lindvest, NAK, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Toronto
May 11, 2017 12:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New development is intensifying along the future route of Toronto's new Crosstown LRT in advance of the line's 2021 opening. Just southeast of the future Science Centre Station at Don Mills and ... read more

The Well: Retailers and Offices to Anchor Mixed-Use Community

The Well, HPA, AAA, BDP Architects, aA, Diamond Corp, Allied, RioCan, Toronto
May 10, 2017 5:50 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Just over a month ago, UrbanToronto published a story on the phasing strategy for construction at The Well, a massive new mixed-use and master-planned project for Downtown Toronto at the ... read more

Long Anticipated Gardiner Off-Ramp Teardown Making Progress

May 10, 2017 4:54 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A patch of dirt and gravel that has spent over half a century in the shadow of the Gardiner Expressway's York-Bay-Yonge off-ramp is now seeing its first sunlight since the mid-1960s. The spiral ... read more

The One Approved at OMB, Now 2 Storeys Taller

The top of the east elevation of the tower, image courtesy of Mizrahi Developmen
May 10, 2017 3:52 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The One, a Foster + Partners and Core Architects-designed skyscraper planned for the southwest corner of Bloor and Yonge streets in Downtown Toronto, now has the green light from the Ontario ... read more

Re-Imagined Grange Park Approaches July 8th Unveiling

Grange Park, Toronto, by PFS Studios, Thinc Design
May 10, 2017 1:15 pm | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
It has been a couple of months since we last provided an update on Toronto's ongoing Grange Park revitalization. Scheduled to formally re-open on July 8th—with fences coming down for a ... read more

New Office Development Progressing Near Finch West Station

University Heights Professional and Medical Centre, Haven, ACK Architects
May 10, 2017 11:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension (TYSSE) project on track to open this December, a handful of new developments are being built in northwestern Toronto and southern Vaughan in ... read more

Site Plan Approval Sought for Davisville School Replacement

Davisville Jr. Public School, Toronto, Snyder Architects, TDSB
May 10, 2017 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
An application for Site Plan Approval has put the wheels in motion for the replacement of Davisville Jr. Public School and Spectrum Alternative School, just east of Yonge Street and a short walk ... read more

Toronto's Port Lands Part 2: Villiers Island, The Area's New Heart

Villiers Island Precinct Plan, Urban Strategies, Toronto, Port Lands
May 9, 2017 5:00 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Last week, we explored the proposed planning framework that detailed the preferred plan for the future development of Toronto's Port Lands. Concurrent to the drafting of this framework, a Villiers ... read more

Nobu Toronto: Heritage Recommendation Advances Design

Nobu Residences, Toronto, by Madison Group, Westdale, Teeple Architects
May 9, 2017 4:37 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Amidst the myriad upcoming high-rise developments packed into the Entertainment District, Nobu Residences Toronto is easily among the most highly anticipated. While news of the Madison Group and ... read more

Shoring Commences for 88 North at Shuter and Mutual

88 North, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Gensler, St. Thomas Developments, Toronto
May 9, 2017 3:20 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
Last month, we updated you on the progress that St Thomas Developments' 88 North has made since its formal announcement. Located at Mutual and Shuter streets on the east side of Downtown ... read more

Ryerson's Jarvis Street Residence Reaches Final Height

Ryerson, Jarvis Street Residences, MPI Group, IBI Group, Toronto
May 9, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been closely tracking the growth of Ryerson University's new Jarvis Street Residence since construction commenced in the summer of 2015. The MPI Group-developed ... read more

Pumps Keep Excavation Pit Dry for Lakeside Tower at Pier 27

Tower at Pier 27, Toronto, architectsAlliance, Cityzen, Fernbrook
May 8, 2017 3:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the roughly three months since our last visit to Cityzen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes' Tower at Pier 27, crews from TMG Builders and Progreen Demolition ... read more