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West Don Lands: Lots to See as River City 3 Condo Rises

River City 3, RC3, Urban Capital, Saucier + Perrotte Architects, Toronto
November 30, 2016 1:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
At the east edge of Toronto's nascent West Don Lands, construction is well underway for the third phase of Urban Capital's River City Condominiums development. read more

Menkes' LCBO Site Concept Presented to the Public

LCBO site, architectsAlliance, B+H Architects, Menkes Developments, Toronto
November 29, 2016 5:05 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Less than a week after the project was first presented to the Waterfront Toronto Design Review Panel (DRP), Menkes' LCBO Site had its first public consultation at the Novotel on the evening of ... read more

36-Storey Tower at 57 Spadina Now Planned as Rental Project

57 Spadina, Diamond Schmitt, Tricon Capital, MOD Developments, Toronto
November 29, 2016 2:31 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Following a 2013 submission, Diamond Corp and Allied Properties REIT's rezoning application for a residential tower at 57 Spadina was approved by Toronto City Council in August 2014. ... read more

UPDATE: Canary District: Block 16 Hits Waterfront Design Review Panel

Site plan for the Canary District, Toronto, West Don Lands, DundeeKilmer
November 29, 2016 11:55 am | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
The Canary District in Downtown Toronto's eastern end became a new neighbourhood virtually overnight when the area's buildings, originally built as housing for the 2015 Pan Am Games ... read more

Rear of Deer Park Church Coming Down for Blue Diamond Condo

Blue Diamond Condos, Camrost-Felcorp, Toronto
November 29, 2016 9:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A few months after hoarding was installed around the 1911-built Norman-Gothic-style Deer Park United Church at 129 St. Clair Avenue West, demolition has begun on the south end of the structure. A ... read more

House of Gathering: Holy Blossom Temple Begins its Renewal

Holy Blossom Temple, Toronto, by Diamond Schmitt Architects
November 28, 2016 5:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
"The three main pillars of a Synagogue are the House of Prayer (Beit Tefillah), House of Study (Beit Midrash), and the House of Gathering (Beit Knesset)," Diamond Schmitt Architects' Wen-ying Lu ... read more

4-Storey Rosedale Development Presented to Community

The Dale, Toronto, by Platinum Vista, Hariri Pontarini
November 25, 2016 4:40 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Designed by Hariri Pontarini Architects, a 4-storey development in Toronto's exclusive Rosedale neighbourhood was presented at a community consultation on Tuesday, November 22nd. By 7 PM, Bloor ... read more

St. James Town Heritage Home Re-Located for New Density

North St. James Town, Toronto, Lanterra, architectsAlliance
November 25, 2016 4:22 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Another of the early elements in Toronto's long-anticipated North St. James Town redevelopment plan has begun on Howard Street near Bloor and Sherbourne. 76 Howard Street—a two and a half ... read more

Infill Proposed for Tower-in-the-Park Site at Bathurst and Steeles

6040 Bathurst Street, Pinedale Properties, IBI Group Architects, Toronto
November 25, 2016 3:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The increasing value of Toronto land is convincing owners of many Tower-in-the-Park style residential developments to propose intensification of their properties. Many of these sparsely built-out ... read more

Columbus Centre on Lawrence at Dufferin to be Redeveloped

901 Lawrence Avenue West, Villa Charities, CS&P Architects, Toronto
November 25, 2016 2:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Columbus Centre, Toronto's Italian community centre located at the southwest corner of Lawrence Avenue West and Dufferin Street, is proposed to be rebuilt. Earlier this month, CS&P ... read more