king st. west

Cats and a Cloudmaker: Exploring King West Public Realm Vision

King St. West, Westbank, Allied, Bjarke Ingles Group, Toronto
October 30, 2017 4:35 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Amid the flood of development applications over the past few years, one project that has been making particularly large waves since its reveal is Westbank and Allied's King West, the Bjarke Ingels ... read more

Westbank and Allied REIT Submit King West 2.0 For Rezoning

King St. West 2.0 Plan, Toronto, image courtesy of Westbank/Allied/BIG
October 25, 2017 5:16 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Co-developers Westbank Corp and Allied Properties REIT have submitted their reworked proposal for a residential and retail development for properties on the south side of King Street West between ... read more

UPDATE: BIG's King West 2.0 Impresses the Public, Planning Less

King St. West, Toronto, by Bjarke Ingels Group for Allied REIT and Westbank Corp
May 19, 2017 10:55 am | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Westbank Corp and Allied Properties REIT presented the second version of the proposal to redevelop their site on King Street West to a packed room at Metro Hall this week. The public reaction was good read more

Trio of Wellington Street Proposals Face Vocal Public Scrutiny

Aerial view of the three sites, showing 504 (orange), 488 (teal), and 474 (red),
May 5, 2017 4:40 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Bookended by a pair of parks, the stretch of Wellington Street between Spadina and Portland has suddenly become one of Downtown Toronto's most frenetically active development hubs. Still ... 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

Design Review Panel Digs Into BIG's Mountain on King West

Allied, Westbank, 489-539 King West, Bjarke Ingels Group, Toronto
June 17, 2016 10:20 am | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Bjarke Ingels' highly-anticipated Toronto debut hit a speed bump on Thursday as BIG's proposal for 489-539 King Street West made its first pass through Toronto's Design Review Panel (DRP). ... read more

Bjarke Ingels Group's King Street Vision Detailed at Consultation

489-539 King Street West, Toronto, by Westbank Allied, Bjarke Ingels
April 22, 2016 4:21 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Of the hundreds of development proposals that have come to light in Toronto over the past year, arguably none has garnered as much excitement as the Bjarke Ingels Group's (BIG) design for 489-539 ... read more

Watch Bjarke Ingels "Yes is More" Toronto Presentation

February 29, 2016 5:14 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
On February 23rd, Danish 'starchitect' Bjarke Ingels was in Toronto to present the well-known "Yes is More" lecture, which included a look at Ingel's ambitious design for Westbank Corp. and ... read more

Bjarke Ingels Brings "Yes is More"—and New Design—to Toronto

489-539 King Street West, Westbank Corp, Allied Properties REIT, Bjarke Inglels
February 24, 2016 5:35 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
A little past 7 PM yesterday, Koerner Hall filled with some of Toronto's most prominent city-builders, as a who's who of architects, planners, designers, and developers, took their seats. The star ... read more