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Uno Prii Tower-in-the-Park Infill Proposal on Spadina Evolves

666 Spadina, Toronto, by Cromwell Property Management, Page + Steele
July 21, 2017 11:48 am | by Eric Chen | Comments
A tower-in-the-park infill project at 666 Spadina Avenue has evolved in the recent months following concerns from the City of Toronto's Heritage Preservation Services. The tower was designed by ... read more

Shifting Black and White Exterior Taking Shape at River City 3

River City 3, RC3, Urban Capital, Saucier + Perrotte Architects, Toronto
July 21, 2017 10:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Saucier + Perrotte Architects are building upon their track record in Toronto's West Don Lands, as construction of Urban Capital Property Group's River City Condos Phase 3 adds ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 21, 2017

July 21, 2017 8:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Network of Toronto laneways could help bridge gaps in cycling infrastructure, advocates say; Eight amazing sketches by the urban artists secretly drawing people on the ... read more

Photo of the Day: Between the Towers

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Distillery District, architectsAlliance
July 21, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of a Porter Airlines plane en route to Billy Bishop Airport, viewed from between two condo towers in Toronto's Distillery District. Submitted to our Flickr ... read more

Bisha Residents Moving In, Hotel Opening Soon

Bisha Hotel and Residences, Toronto, Lifetime Developments, Ink Entertainment
July 20, 2017 6:12 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto's Entertainment District has evolved from an area dominated by dance clubs and bars in heritage commercial/industrial buildings, to an area dominated by high-rise condos, now with a ... read more

RAC: How Zoning Change Can Transform Urban Communities

The RAC future? image by Daniel Rotsztain, via City of Toronto
July 20, 2017 6:03 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
I remember coming to Toronto. The year was 2000, and I vividly recall the excitement of moving into our first Canadian apartment. Our new home was a high-rise community just west of the Allen ... read more

Design of New Liberty Village Pedestrian Bridge Being Finalized

King-Liberty Pedestrian Cycling Bridge, Toronto
July 20, 2017 2:45 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Entering Liberty Village from King West will soon become easier for pedestrians and cyclists alike. As the current situation stands, the only entry point into Liberty Village from the east is at ... read more

Amenities Support Families, Business at Daniels' Wesley Tower

Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre, Rafael + Bigauskas Architects, Mississauga
July 20, 2017 12:08 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
More information has been released regarding the newest addition to The Daniels Corporation's City Centre community in the heart of Mississauga. Marketing material first started to appear ... read more

Throwback Thursday: London On The Esplanade

Throwback Thursday, London On The Esplanade, Toronto
July 20, 2017 10:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday covers some significant changes in Toronto's St. Lawrence and South Core areas. Back in December 2008, a post by Forum contributor "current" provided an update ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 20, 2017

July 20, 2017 8:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto report on road safety system may be delayed by one year; A new mascot for the CN Tower is a mini CN Tower; No, Toronto, Hamilton didn’t “steal” the idea for their ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ryerson Jarvis Residence

Photo of the Day, Jarvis, sunset, Ryerson, Pace, Core, Toronto
July 20, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a sunset view of Ryerson University's Jarvis Street Residence, under construction on Jarvis, just south of Dundas Street East. Submitted to the project's Forum ... read more

Resubmission Reveals 350 Adelaide West's New Scaled Back Plan

350 Adelaide Street West, Toronto, Graywood Developments, BBB Architects
July 19, 2017 6:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was roughly one year ago when a development proposal was submitted by Graywood Developments for a mixed-use development at 350 Adelaide Street West in Toronto's Entertainment ... read more

Excavation Commences for 88 North at Shuter and Mutual

88 North, Page + Steele / IBI Group, Gensler, St. Thomas Developments, Toronto
July 19, 2017 3:42 pm | by Matthew Derohanessian | Comments
Construction is now in full swing for St Thomas Developments' 88 North. Located at Mutual and Shuter streets on the east side of Downtown Toronto, 88 North is the first phase of a large ... read more

Sunview Suites: More Density Coming to Kitchener-Waterloo

Sunview Suites, Waterloo, by Prica Global Inc., PG Design Studio
July 19, 2017 2:50 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Higher density housing is not the just the story of Toronto these days, but also of other cities of the Golden Horseshoe that we normally associate with low-rise living. The high-tech hub of ... read more

19-Storey Condo Proposed on Richmond West of Spadina

450 Richmond Street West, Toronto, architectsAlliance
July 19, 2017 1:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A growing pocket of density in Toronto's Queen and Spadina area may be growing even denser. Earlier this month, a development application was submitted to the City of Toronto seeking rezoning for ... read more

RAW Designed Four Storey Office Proposed in Davenport Village

22 Geary Avenue, Worsley Urban Partners, RAW Design, Toronto
July 19, 2017 11:44 am | by Eric Chen | Comments
Plans have been submitted to the City of Toronto's Committee of Adjustment for a four storey office building at 22 Geary Avenue. On the northwest corner of Geary and Somerset in Toronto's ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for July 19, 2017

July 19, 2017 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Councillors efforts to derail ward realignments undermines democracy in Toronto; Toronto council debating $6.7M climate change plan amid rising flood costs; Meet Dizzy, ... read more

Photo of the Day: Morning Mist

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Ontario Place, Trillium Park
July 19, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the edge of Trillium Park in Ontario Place, one of the handful of new and revitalized parks to open in recent months. Submitted to our Flickr Pool by Joel ... read more

GWL Realty's Flagship 43 Gerrard Launches as 'Livmore' Rentals

43 Gerrard Street West, Toronto, by GWL Realty, Page + Steele / IBI Group
July 18, 2017 5:20 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Quickly becoming a commanding presence at the southeast corner of Bay and Gerrard, GWL Realty's development at 43 Gerrard Street West was officially launched as 'The Livmore' today. Designed by ... read more

CetraRuddy Design Announced at Prince Arthur Avenue

July 18, 2017 3:30 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
The western fringe of Toronto's upscale Yorkville neighbourhood has been announced as the site for acclaimed New York-based CetraRuddy Architecture's first Canadian project. Led by the ... read more