Everyone Gets The View at Great Gulf's 357 King West

357 King West, Great Gulf, Quadrangle, Toronto
February 6, 2018 11:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last month we introduced Great Gulf's 357 King West, a 42-storey, Quadrangle-designed condominium tower planned for the southwest corner of King and Blue Jays Way in Toronto’s ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 6, 2018

February 6, 2018 9:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New ‘King for All’ group wants you to show some love to the King St. pilot project; Ryerson University to close O’Keefe house; Issues with subway raise questions about ... read more

Photo of the Day: One Bloor's Curves

Photo of the Day, Toronto, One Bloor East
February 6, 2018 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With just a few panels of glazing left to install, the curving exterior of Great Gulf's 76-storey One Bloor East is practically fully realized at Toronto's Yonge and Bloor ... read more

Commerce Court 3 Makes Appearance at Design Review Panel

Commerce Court 3, QuadReal, Hariri Pontarini Architects, DIALOG, Toronto
February 5, 2018 5:48 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
Toronto's tallest neighbourhood is about to get a whole lot taller. QuadReal made a splash back in December when they revealed their proposal for Commerce Court 3, a redevelopment of the Financial ... read more

Revised Plan for 217 Adelaide West Calls for Office/Hotel Tower

217 Adelaide West, Kirkor Architects, Humbold Properties, Toronto
February 5, 2018 4:34 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
In June 2015, Humbold Properties submitted plans for a 56-storey, 179.6 metre-high Kirkor Architects-designed condominium tower at 217 Adelaide West in Toronto's ... read more

Steel Frame Podium Taking Shape at Base of Manulife Centre

Manulife Centre, Toronto, Bay, Bloor, Balmuto, Moed de Armas & Shannon, B+H
February 5, 2018 1:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since mid-2017, a $100 million renewal project has been active at Toronto's 1975-built Manulife Centre at Bay and Bloor, set to expand the lower levels of the complex's office tower ... read more

Exploring Suite Layouts at Lifetime's Panda Condos

Panda Condominiums, Lifetime, Toronto, architectsAlliance, Turner Fleischer
February 5, 2018 1:10 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Lifetime Developments' latest project to hit the Toronto condominium market, Panda Condominiums will soon rise on Edward Street just west of Yonge and north of Dundas. The ... read more

Tridel Introducing Tower 2 at Auberge On The Park

Auberge On The Park, Tridel, Rowntree, Graziani + Corazza, Toronto
February 5, 2018 11:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following the successful introduction of the first phase, 45-storey tower in Tridel and Rowntree Enterprises' Auberge On The Park community, Tridel is moving forward with ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 5, 2018

February 5, 2018 8:51 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Subway closings aggravate Yonge and Eglinton driving difficulties; Parkdale residents protest ‘loophole’ allowing landlords to drive up rent; Can Toronto turn a patch of urban ... read more

Photo of the Day: Lower Simcoe Ramp

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Gardiner Expressway, Lower Simcoe ramp
February 5, 2018 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's newest piece of road infrastructure entered service just over a week ago, when Mayor John Tory and Councillor Jaye Robinson opened the Gardiner Expressway's new Lower Simcoe ... read more

Growth to Watch For 2018: Dupont, the Junction, St. Clair West

Looking north to the Galleria Mall redevelopment, Toronto, Freed, ELAD
February 2, 2018 5:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This instalment of Growth to Watch For continues our journey through Toronto from where we left off in the last instalment, at the corner of Bathurst and Bloor. Covering a 30 km² ... read more

Fourth Phase of Urban Capital's River City Begins Construction

Harris Square, River City 4, Urban Capital, Saucier + Perrotte, ZAS, Toronto
February 2, 2018 4:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With two phases complete and the third phase topped out at 29 storeys, Urban Capital's River City development continues to transform the northeast edge of Toronto's burgeoning West Don Lands ... read more

Digging Deeper at Mississauga Site of Daniels' Wesley Tower

Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre, The Daniels Corporation, Rafael + Bigauskas
February 2, 2018 1:57 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
We have been closely following the early stages of construction for the Wesley Tower at Daniels City Centre, a new Rafael + Bigauskas Architects-designed, 43-storey condominium soon ... read more

New Design Details at Lillian Park as Construction Progresses

Lillian Park, Shiplake, Collecdev, Toronto, Rafael + Bigauskas Architects
February 2, 2018 11:08 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's been three months since we last checked in on the Midtown Toronto construction site of Shiplake and Collecdev's Lillian Park project. At the time of our last update, excavation had wrapped up ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for February 2, 2018

February 2, 2018 9:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City to stick with Vision Zero, but some councillors question its commitment; Ontario real estate agents seek increased transparency in home sales; With Doug Ford out can John ... read more

Photo of the Day: Downtown Density

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline
February 2, 2018 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view of Downtown Toronto's growing density. Submitted by Forum contributor Rascacielo, this southwest-facing skyline view shows under-construction projects ... read more

Union Station and GO RER: Metrolinx's Phil Verster on the Future

Phil Verster, Metrolinx President and CEO
February 1, 2018 5:00 pm | by Jonathan English | Comments
GO RER (Regional Express Rail) is the biggest transit project underway in the Toronto region today, despite which it has mostly flown under the radar of local transit discussion. To that end, ... read more

Updated Renderings Show Revised LCBO Tower at Sugar Wharf

LCBO Tower at 100 Queens Quay East designed by B+H Architects, Toronto
February 1, 2018 4:39 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
A revised Site Plan Application has been submitted to the City of Toronto for the new LCBO Headquarters office tower to be known as 100 Queens Quay at Sugar Wharf. Menkes ... read more

Planet Traveler Hostel on College To Double in Size

Planet Traveler Hostel addition, Toronto, SUZITA+MORITA (SUMO Project)
February 1, 2018 3:57 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Plans are in the works to expand Toronto's Planet Traveler Hostel at 357 College Street, just west of Augusta. A submission for Site Plan Approval (SPA) to the City presents a ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Entertainment District Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Entertainment District
February 1, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday shows almost four years of change in what has become one of Toronto's densest concentrations of new high-rise development. Back in May 2014, this metamorphosis was ... read more