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Photo of the Day: One Bloor East

Photo of the Day, Toronto, One Bloor East, Great Gulf, Hariri Pontarini
August 24, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to the base of Great Gulf Homes' One Bloor East for a view of the 257-metre, Hariri Pontarini Architects-designed condominium tower's west ... read more

Resubmission for LCBO Lands Updates the Skyscraping Plans

Blocks 2 and 4 at Menkes' LCBO Lands redevelopment, Toronto, architectsAlliance
August 23, 2017 5:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
A resubmission to the City of Toronto of updated plans for the LCBO Lands is bringing to light some changes for the proposal. To be built on land sold to Menkes Developments by the Ontario ... read more

Scarborough Retirement Community Expands with Phase 2

Vintage Garden, CxT Architects, Toronto
August 23, 2017 4:18 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
Vintage Garden, a Chinese retirement community in Scarborough at the northeast corner of Victoria Park and McNicoll avenues, has submitted a Site Plan Application to the City of Toronto for phase ... read more

Adi Development Group Proposes 16-Storey Condo on Portland

135 Portland Street condos, Toronto, Adi Development Group, Quadrangle
August 23, 2017 3:12 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A development proposal submitted earlier this month to the City of Toronto aims to reshape a stretch of Portland Street in the King-Spadina neighbourhood, seeking zoning to allow a 16-storey ... read more

33-Storey Condo Tower Proposed on Yonge in North York

5300 Yonge Street, Diamante Development, Scott Shields Architects, Toronto
August 23, 2017 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new proposal tabled earlier this month with the City of Toronto is seeking an Official Plan Amendment and rezoning to permit a 33-storey condominium tower on Yonge Street, right between ... read more

Ground Broken for Toronto's First 'Supertall', Mizrahi's The One

The One under construction, Toronto, Foster and Partners, Mizrahi Developments
August 23, 2017 10:42 am | by Craig White | Comments
The first building in Toronto that will be taller than First Canadian Place, and the first aiming to cross the 'Supertall' threshold of 300 metres, is now under construction. Digging commenced ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 23, 2017

August 23, 2017 8:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Scarborough activists to file auditor general complaint over transit spending; Toronto explores possibility of implementing vacant homes tax; Downsview Park's enormous ... read more

Photo of the Day: Eau du Soleil

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Eau du Soleil Condos, Empire Communities
August 23, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day takes us to Etobicoke's Humber Bay Shores area for a view of construction at Empire Communities' Eau du Soleil, soon to feature the neighbourhood's new tallest ... read more

39-storey Tower Proposed for High-Rise Cluster Beside Distillery

33 Parliament proposal by architectsAlliance for Graywood Developments, Toronto
August 22, 2017 5:36 pm | by Craig White | Comments
To the immediate southwest of Toronto's historic Distillery District are four properties on Parliament Street; 31, 31A (or R for rear), 33, and 37. read more

New Park to Open Behind Plaza's Musée This Fall

Musée Condos, Plaza, Quadrangle, Adelaide Street West, Toronto
August 22, 2017 2:11 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction of Musée condos is now complete on Adelaide just east of Bathurst in Toronto's King West neighbourhood. With most units in the 17-storey Quadrangle-designed building ... read more

CentreCourt's ZEN King West Aims to Live Up to Its Branding

ZEN King West, Toronto, CentreCourt, Page + Steele/IBI Group Architects, figure3
August 22, 2017 12:03 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It was just over a month ago when we reported on the evolving plans for a new residential tower in the King West Village, just south of King and Strachan, and now, CentreCourt ... read more

King Adelaide Centre Proposes New Density Above Heritage

King Adelaide Centre, KFA Architects, Toronto
August 22, 2017 10:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Allied Properties REIT's recently built Queen Richmond Centre West raised the bar for heritage-sensitive office development in Toronto, showing how you could add more density while retaining ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for August 22, 2017

August 22, 2017 8:36 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bombardier met delivery goal by shipping unfinished streetcars; Private Parkettes Are No Substitute for Real Public Space; Scarborough RT riders unaware it will disappear, ... read more

Photo of the Day: Above Water

Photo of the Day, Toronto Harbour, skyline, sunset
August 22, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a creative shot of the Toronto skyline. Submitted to our Flickr Pool by Paul Flynn, this sunset view was captured with a camera partially-submerged in ... read more

Cladding Progressing at Topped-Out Axiom Condos

Axiom Condos, Kirkor Architects, Greenpark, Fieldgate, Toronto
August 21, 2017 4:28 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
It has been just over six months since we last checked in on the construction of Greenpark Homes and Fieldgate Homes' Axiom Condos, a two-tower condominium development on ... read more

U of T's Centre for Engineering Making Progress on St. George

U of T Centre for Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Montgomery Sisam
August 21, 2017 3:17 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto's St. George Campus is expanding yet again, as construction of the institution's new Centre for Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CEIE) ... read more

Montgomery Square Architecture Eclipses Neighbours on Yonge

Montgomery Square rentals under construction in Toronto, RAW Design, Rockport
August 21, 2017 11:30 am | by Craig White | Comments
It has only been 10 days since we last ran an update on construction at Montgomery Square, a new luxury residential rental tower under construction on Yonge Street north of Eglinton Avenue in ... read more

Exterior Details Materializing for E Condos at Yonge and Eglinton

E Condos, Rosario Varacalli, Toronto, Bazis, Metropia, RioCan
August 21, 2017 10:52 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction presses on for what will soon become Midtown Toronto's tallest building. Bazis, Metropia, and RioCan's E Condos is reshaping the Yonge and Eglinton ... read more

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

August 21, 2017 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Iconic Honest Ed's sign to undergo restoration in Orillia; TTC replacing skylights at Glencairn Station; How Clean Is My Station?; and more news: Iconic Honest Ed's ... read more

Photo of the Day: Office Towers

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Financial District, office towers, TD, CIBC
August 21, 2017 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day comes to use from the future rooftop restaurant atop the new Bisha Hotel and Residences. Submitted by Marcus Mitanis, this telephoto view captures the two towers of the ... read more