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Growth To Watch For 2017: King West, Queen West, and More

Garrison Point, Hariri Pontarini, Cityzen, Diamond Corp, Fernbrook
January 18, 2017 5:30 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
A few days ago, we published the first instalment of our 2017 Growth To Watch For series, focusing on Toronto's burgeoning Entertainment District. Moving west, in this instalment we take a look at ... read more

8-Storey Residential Proposed on Kennedy South of Eglinton

599 Kennedy Road, Toronto, by Harplin Inc., Architecture Unfolded
January 18, 2017 4:50 pm | by Cody Kita | Comments
A rezoning application and Official Plan Amendment has been submitted to the City of Toronto to allow an 8-storey residential building at 599 Kennedy Road, with the project slated to ... read more

Striking Geometry Emerging at MOD's Massey Tower

Massey Tower, MOD Developments, Hariri Pontarini, Toronto
January 18, 2017 12:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction activity is heating up at the Downtown Toronto site of MOD Developments Inc's Massey Tower Condos on Yonge Street north of Queen, where a 60-storey, Hariri ... read more

Cluster of Boutique Projects Planned for Wellington Street Block

488, 486, and 474 Wellington (l-r), image via Google Maps
January 17, 2017 12:45 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
From Spadina to Portland, the stretch of Wellington Street between Clarence Square and Victoria Memorial Park does not rank among Downtown Toronto's more prominent streets. While a number of the ... read more

457 Richmond West To Join Growing Urban Canyon

457 Richmond Street West, architectsAlliance, 457 Richmond Street West Limited
January 16, 2017 5:18 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
In the days leading up to year's end, a flurry of development applications hit the City, especially in Ward 20. Many of those applications saw their way to Wellington Street, just west of Spadina, ... read more

Commercial Phase Taking Shape at Vandyk's Backyard Condos

Backyard Neighbourhood Condos, VANDYK Group, Kohn Partnership Architects
January 16, 2017 4:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following a late-2016 ground breaking ceremony, VANDYK Group of Companies' redevelopment of Etobicoke's Stonegate Plaza is well underway. The first phase of the Backyard Neighbourhood ... read more

135 Fenelon: Tower-in-the-Park Infill Planned at DVP and 401

135 Fenelon, Toronto, by Beaux Properties, Kirkor Architects
January 16, 2017 3:44 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Adding to a recent wave of infill projects to intensify some of Toronto's mid-century apartment communities, North York's Fenelon Drive is one of the latest sites to face potential densification. ... read more

Heritage and Infill Work Tabled for Mimico's Blue Goose Tavern

The Mimico, 1 Blue Goose, Allegra Homes, Thomas Payne Architect, Toronto
January 16, 2017 11:58 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Among the flood of development applications submitted to the City of Toronto in the final days of 2016, a proposal from Allegra Homes and 1 Blue Goose Developments Inc. is seeking to ... read more

Growth To Watch For in 2017: Entertainment District

The Bond, Core Architects, Lifetime Developments, Toronto
January 13, 2017 6:28 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Toronto's urban landscape has continued to evolve over the past year. Last month, we polled you on what your favourite buildings of their class were in 2016. Now, as the wave of development ... read more