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Heritage Retention Plan Outlined for Wonder on Eastern Avenue

Wonder, 462 Eastern Avenue, Alterra, Graywood, Toronto
June 18, 2018 3:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In the weeks prior to Graywood Developments and Alterra Group of Companies’ announcement of their “Wonder” condominium project on Toronto’s Eastern Avenue in May, City Council ... read more

Shoring Underway at Tricon's 57 Spadina Avenue Rental Tower

57 Spadina Avenue, City of Toronto, Tricon Capital Group Inc. Diamond Schmitt
June 18, 2018 2:50 pm | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
Roughly two months after demolition concluded, the construction phase of Tricon's 57 Spadina Avenue is officially underway as shoring activities began on site in May. ... read more

Proposed Rental Could Add Density, Art to Junction Triangle

72 Perth, Valentine Coleman, IBI, Urban Strategies
June 18, 2018 2:11 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
The City of Toronto has recently received an application seeking rezoning for a parcel of land near the intersection of Perth Avenue and Bloor Street West, in the Junction Triangle neighbourhood. ... read more

Previewing Amenities Offered at TAS' The Keeley

The Keeley, TAS, Teeple Architects, Toronto
June 18, 2018 11:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A few weeks following the launch by TAS and Fiera Properties of their new mid-rise condominium development in Toronto’s Downsview Park area, the continued rollout of marketing ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 18, 2018

June 18, 2018 8:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Curious minds drawn to opening of Sidewalk Toronto workshop; Massey Hall gets celebratory sendoff before closing for renovations; Metrolinx board member ... read more

Photo of the Day: Undulation

Photo of the Day, Toronto, One Bloor East, Great Gulf, Hariri Pontarini
June 18, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features the curving exterior of Great Gulf's 76-storey One Bloor East at Toronto's Yonge and Bloor intersection. Submitted by Forum contributor ... read more

Tridel Partners with Elby E-Bikes to Promote Sustainability

E-Bike Partnership, Tridel, Elby
June 15, 2018 4:55 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
leader in sustainable innovation have teamed up with read more

Canoe Landing Centre Taking Shape at Concord CityPlace

Canoe Landing Centre in Concord CityPlace, Toronto, ZAS Architects
June 15, 2018 4:06 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s CityPlace and Fort York neighbourhoods have been steadily growing in population over the past several years. While the area has much to offer young urban professionals, a lack of schools ... read more

Dundas + Carlaw Heritage Plaque District Launching June 17

Dundas + Carlaw, Plaque District, Heritage Toronto
June 15, 2018 3:45 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
Toronto is a vibrant city, with a rich history of recognition and celebration of the city’s diverse people and places. This weekend, Heritage Toronto, a charitable non-profit organization seeking ... read more

Beehive Geometry Taking Shape as 411 Church Ascends

411 Church Street, CentreCourt Developments, IBI Group, Toronto
June 15, 2018 11:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new project from CentreCourt Developments is adding to the skyline of Toronto's Church and Wellesley neighbourhood, as 411 Church rises above its surroundings just north of ... read more

Previewing Spacious Terrace Suites for Aqualuna at Bayside

Aquavista at Bayside, Toronto, Tridel, Hines, Arquitectonica, Kirkor
June 15, 2018 10:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Roughly one month since the launch of Aqualuna—the fourth and final phase of Tridel and Hines’ Bayside community—new information continues to roll out for the upcoming condominium ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 15, 2018

June 15, 2018 8:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A pedestrian, a cyclist and a driver share their views of the crisis on Toronto’s streets; Massey Hall squeezes in a star-studded birthday party before closing for two ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline from the Island

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
June 15, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Ward's Island for a view of the changing Toronto skyline. Submitted by Forum contributor G.L.17, this view faces north over the harbour, showing recent ... read more

Hines Proposes 3XN-Designed Tower at 64-86 Bathurst Street

64-86 Bathurst Street, Hines, 3XN, Kirkor, Toronto
June 14, 2018 5:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Copenhagen-based architects 3XN are making a splash in Toronto. Their first building design here, Aquabella, is now under construction in the East Bayfront area for Tridel and ... read more

Team Selected to Lead Hamilton's Pier 8 Redevelopment

Hamilton, Pier 8 Redevelopment
June 14, 2018 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In mid-April, we took an in-depth look at the four shortlisted finalists in a design competition to redevelop Pier 8 on Hamilton's waterfront. The four teams of developers and architects were ... read more

591 Sherbourne Rental Tower Seeking Planning Approval

591 Sherbourne Street, IBI Group, Medallion Corporation, Toronto
June 14, 2018 4:22 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
The North St. James Town area is quickly becoming one of the tallest neighbourhoods in Downtown Toronto, with several large-scale projects previously and currently being built out along Sherbourne ... read more

Excavation Underway for First Phase of Pinnacle One Yonge

Pinnacle One Yonge, Toronto, Pinnacle International, Hariri Pontarini, Prestige
June 14, 2018 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Several years after Pinnacle International acquired the Toronto Star Lands at the foot of Yonge Street, construction is now moving forward on the first phase of Pinnacle One Yonge. ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Toronto's Bayside Community

Throwback Thursday, Tridel, Hines, Bayside, Toronto
June 14, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week’s Throwback Thursday takes us five years back to 2013 for a view of Tridel and Hines’ at-the-time featureless Bayside community on Toronto’s waterfront, as construction ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 14, 2018

June 14, 2018 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Dundas-Carlaw history comes to life with heritage plaque district; Developer sues Markham residents over ‘improper’ OMB appeals; Cirque du Soleil is coming soon to a ... read more

Photo of the Day: U Condominiums

Photo of the Day, Toronto, U Condominiums, architectsAlliance
June 14, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a dramatic view of U Condominiums, a pair of 56- and 46-storey, architectsAlliance-designed condo towers, a few blocks south of Toronto's Bay and Bloor ... read more