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16 York Office Tower Rising in Toronto's South Core

16 York, Cadillac Fairview, Toronto, architectsAlliance, B+H Architects
June 21, 2018 12:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A little over a decade ago, the intersection of York and Bremner just south of Toronto's financial core was home to two construction sites and two parking lots. The Air Canada Centre, which opened ... read more

Throwback Thursday: King Portland Centre

King Portland Centre, Kingly Condos, Allied Properties REIT, RioCan, Toronto
June 21, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us Toronto's King and Portland intersection, where construction is underway for Allied Properties REIT and RioCan's King Portland Centre. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 21, 2018

June 21, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Councillor to revive push to cancel Finch West LRT at community meeting; Gehry condo developers Great Gulf Group forge ahead as market cools; John ... read more

Photo of the Day: Yonge-Dundas Illumination

Photo of the Day, Toronto, Yonge and Dundas, Downtown, aerial
June 21, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features an aerial view of Toronto, captured by architectural rendering studio Norm Li during a recent flyover of the city. This aerial view shows the bright lights of the ... read more

ULI's 'Urban Plan' Teaches City Building to High School Students

Urban Land Institute, Urban Plan, Toronto, High School, Mixed-Use, Development
June 20, 2018 5:08 pm | by Jorge Quesada | Comments
The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a world-wide real estate and land development organization, has rolled out this past year for its first time in Canada a project based learning programme ... read more

Guest Column: Maybe It’s Not Happening!

Guest Column, Dean Macaskill, Lennard Commercial Realty
June 20, 2018 4:00 pm | by Guest Columnist | Comments
Today we present another guest post from Dean Macaskill, Senior Vice President at Lennard Commercial Realty. Dean has worked as a commercial realtor since 1980 and has years of industry insight ... read more

Two Residential Projects Progressing on Midtown's Lillian Street

Lillian Park, Shiplake, Collecdev, Toronto, Rafael + Bigauskas Architects
June 20, 2018 3:27 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton area is among the fastest growing parts of the city, with several high-rise projects in various stages of planning, approvals, and construction. Among the many ... read more

Site Plan Approval Pending for 260 High Park Church Conversion

260 High Park, Toronto, TRAC Developments, Turner Fleischer, ERA
June 20, 2018 12:08 pm | by Louis-Thomas Kelly | Comments
In recent years, there has been a string of church conversions in Toronto, typically turning the desanctified buildings into condominiums.  When repurposing such buildings, preservation of ... read more

Underground Levels Take Shape at J. Davis House on Yonge

J. Davis House, Mattamy, Biddington, Graziani + Corazza Architects, Toronto
June 20, 2018 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just north of the Yonge and Davisville intersection in Midtown Toronto, the early stages of construction are progressing swiftly for Mattamy Homes and Biddington Group's J. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 20, 2018

June 20, 2018 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Subway death renews calls for TTC to install platforms barriers; Changes to ward boundaries create confusion and raise concerns; Curbside patios pop up on King Street as city ... read more

Photo of the Day: Ward's Island

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Ward's Island, Harbour
June 20, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a low-level drone shot of Ward's Island and the Toronto skyline. Submitted by Forum contributor skycandy, this view shows the contrast between the city and ... read more

Pemberton Proposes 49-Storey Tower at Queen and Church

18 Dalhousie, Graziani + Corazza Architects, The Pemberton Group, Toronto
June 19, 2018 4:30 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
The area around Queen and Church is poised to become yet another of the city's high-density tower clusters, as The Pemberton Group has submitted rezoning documents to the City for the construction ... read more

Daniels Arc at Erin Mills Nears Final Height in Mississauga

Arc at Daniels Erin Mills, Kirkor Architects, Mississauga
June 19, 2018 4:09 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
With two towers built, one under construction, and three more on the horizon, the Daniels Erin Mills community is set to double in size at the Mississauga intersection of Eglinton Avenue ... read more

First Look at Air Canada Centre's Scotiabank Re-Brand

Air Canada Centre, Scotiabank Arena, Toronto
June 19, 2018 2:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
New planning documents are offering the first glimpse at the end of an era in Toronto sports history. The Air Canada Centre opened in early 1999 as the new home of the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs ... read more

Ground Breaking Marks Construction Start for 299 Campbell Ave

TAS, Bentall Kennedy, 299 Campbell, Toronto, Teeple Architects
June 19, 2018 12:15 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This past weekend, TAS, Bentall Kennedy, and the Toronto Public Library celebrated a ground breaking for their new mixed-use development at 299 Campbell Avenue. The start of construction ... read more

Rockport Group Proposes 16-Storey Condo on Merton Street

276-290 Merton, Toronto, designed by Wallman Architects for the Rockport Group
June 19, 2018 10:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
An application submitted to the City of Toronto earlier this month seeks rezoning to redevelop a pair of low-rise properties at 276-290 Merton Street, situated just west of Mt Pleasant Rd. The ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for June 19, 2018

June 19, 2018 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Here are the four elements of a cyclist-friendly ‘protected intersection’; Annex residents allege heritage home is being intentionally left to rot; Coalition aims to make road ... read more

Photo of the Day: Layered

Photo of the Day, Toronto, skyline, Entertainment District, condos
June 19, 2018 12:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a layered view of high-rise density in Toronto's Entertainment and Financial Districts. Submitted by Forum contributor smuncky, this east-facing view shows a ... read more

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